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1 April 2014

Union Square, Spark back $15m Kitchensurfing Series B round

chef cooking restaurant Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital have backed a $15m Series B financing round for chef community marketplace Kitchensurfing.

19 February 2014

Spark Capital helps delivery service Postmates raise $16m

postmates Venture capital firm Spark Capital has led a $16m Series B round for Postmates to fund the on demand delivery service’s further growth and geographical expansion.

22 October 2013

Tumblr founder, Spark Capital invest in e-bike company Superpedestrian

Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp has joined venture capital firm Spark Capital to invest $2.1m in a Series A round for Boston-based hybrid e-bike developer Superpedestrian.

10 September 2013

Sutter Hill Ventures leads $26.6m Benu Networks Series B round

wi-fi network communication IT and communications-focused Sutter Hill Ventures has led a $26.6m Series B financing round for networking and wireless business Benu Networks.

3 September 2013

Sequoia, Spark help short-term business finance startup Zazma expand with $10m

Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital have provided short-term business financing company Zazma with $10m of equity to help continue its expansion.

18 June 2013

Spark, Matrix see future in virtual reality with $16m Oculus VR financing

Oculus VR Venture investors Spark Capital and Matrix Partners have co-led a $16m Series A financing round for computer game-focused virtual reality headgear maker Oculus VR.

12 June 2013

FundersClub closes inaugural technology investment fund

FundersClub, the self proclaimed “world’s first online venture capital firm”, has closed its first theme-based fund, which will focus on incubator and accelerator programmes.

20 May 2013

Spark Capital, Bono and Al Gore back startup Jelly Industries

Venture capital firm Spark Capital has a led a Series A round for Jelly Industries, a mobile technology startup launched by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.

29 April 2013

NYSTRS commits to KKR Asia, Pine Brook, Spark Capital

KKR has picked up an $85m commitment from the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System amid the LP agreeing a trio of investments in private equity vehicles.

12 April 2013

Foursquare turns to debt financing from Silver Lake, venture backers

Foursquare Venture-backed smartphone location software Foursquare has picked up $41m of debt financing from tech-focused private equity firm Silver Lake and the company’s existing venture backers.

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