EverQuote, Inc., the leading online insurance marketplace in the U.S., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mira Wilczek to its Board of Directors. Mira is the President and CEO of venture incubator Cogo Labs, which has spawned 15 companies. Mira brings an impressive background as a technologist, entrepreneur, and startup advisor.
As per Paul English's blog post:
I am pleased to share that GV and Tenaya Ventures have added an additional $5M each to our Series B financing. This brings our Series B round to a total of $25M raised to support our continued development and expansion plans.
CareDash.com, the online healthcare portal transforming the doctor review industry, today announces it has secured nearly $1 million in venture debt financing and an additional $1 million line of credit led by Link Ventures, a Cambridge-based investment firm focused on internet and technology companies.
Arcs. Every shot has one. So does every business. Along those lines—well, curves—we’re happy to announce that Dribbble has tweaked its trajectory: we’re now part of Tiny, a new family of companies run by Andrew Wilkinson and Chris Sparling. With MetaLab, Designer News, Flow, and Pixel Union, Andrew and Chris have assembled and grown an impressive portfolio of bootstrapped design companies. By joining forces with Tiny, we hope to augment our ability to serve the design community and move faster along our product parabola.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve acquired Authentic Jobs, the leading job board for designers, hackers, and creative pros on the internet. We will be running Authentic Jobs as a standalone business.
Jet, through its parent Walmart, has acquired ShoeBuy from IAC for approximately $70 million. This acquisition closed on December 30, 2016. Below are some key facts about the deal.
Who is ShoeBuy?
Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing ($61.6M in US dollars) led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America's largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated in the round. The round is comprised of new funding, as well as a convertible note that was announced earlier in the year, and brings Hopper's total funding to date to $104M CAD.