Indian E-Commerce Marketplace ShopClues Lands $100M Round Led By Tiger Global

There’s more funding for e-commerce companies in India today, after ShopClues — a startup that led the adoption of the marketplace model in the country — closed a $100 million Series D round. Read more

Kit Check Raises $12 Million Series B

Kit Check™ (, the leader in hospital pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking software, today announced a $12 million Series B funding round led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures. Rex Health Ventures, the venture investment arm of Raleigh, N.C.-based Rex Healthcare, also contributed to […]

How Top Founders Juggle Term Sheets

Breakout startups that are ready for “Fundraising Acceleration” often face the challenge of managing interest from multiple investors. Having been involved in a number of these startups first-hand as an early-stage VC, I’ve noticed a common pattern to how they […]

All those logos and no dollars?

Pitches for early-stage companies that have already released a B2B product typically include a slide full of client logos, which they use as proof of “traction.” Whenever I see this my ears perk up, as it’s no easy feat signing on […]

Fundbox – One Of The Fastest Growing Apps In Intuit App Center – Surges 321% In Last 6 Months

Fundbox is currently one of the fastest growing apps in the Intuit app center and has seen 321 percent growth since its public launch six months ago.  Fundbox customers on average see a 40 percent increase in available capital and […]

Over 200,000 Women Have Used Their Smartphones To Help Them Get Pregnant

Want to get pregnant? Avoid getting pregnant? There’s an app for that – actually multiple apps, some of them with amazing track records. Read more

The Key To Raising Your Seed Extension Round

Given the growth in seed funding driven by the combined forces of the “Micro-VC glut” and increasing activity by angel investors (often via crowd funding), it’s become increasingly common to meet so called “Seed Orphans” looking to raise seed extension rounds. These […]

VC pitch tip: Make sure you don’t overload your advisory board slide

It’s common practice for early stage startups to recruit an “advisory board” to expand their capabilities without adding more employees to their team. This is all well and good, but usually in early stage startups, the amount of people in […]

How to get some VC Love

While much of startup investing is moving online, the majority of startups still need to pitch investors face to face. And while best practices of pitching VCs (ie advice like how to build a good pitch deck) are well covered, there’s a […]

Naperville’s PhysIQ announces $4.6 million in funding

Naperville-based PhysIQ on Thursday announced a new name and $4.6 million in Series A funding, saying its health-monitoring platform is on track for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval next year. Read more