Seed Funding: What Startups Would You Invest In?

Some people are suggesting that the current funding climate for startups is similar to behavior at the time of the dot-com bubble -- many startups are receiving a lot of funding. Notable recent seed funding rounds include Ark and Pair, which raised seed rounds of funding in excess of $4 million without giving up a board seat to investors -- something never seen before.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Founders Fund will give dough to early-stage science startups - Venturebeat
    ... firm will make seed-stage deals. Other Silicon Valley venture-capital firms have attempted to build a rep of funding budding science startups.
    07/25/2014 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • Silicon Valley investment mission here looking for start-up ... - Manila Bulletin
    ... has already invested in technology startups in ... The arrival of the California-based seed fund ... and convert them in a model that’s ...
    07/25/2014 - 10:19 am | View Link
  • There Are A Bunch Of Startups That Find You Money You Didn't Know ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Now several new startups are helping people do ... recently raised a $1.2 million seed round from ... Square's Cash Advance Program Is Funding ...
    07/25/2014 - 9:52 am | View Link
  • Fitness social network PumpUp receives $2.4M seed round led by ... - Boston Business Journal
    ... announced Thursday the closing of a $2.4 million seed financing round led by Cambridge-based General Catalyst Partners. The funding will be...
    07/24/2014 - 9:25 am | View Link
  • These Startups Save You From Delayed Flights And Unfair Parking ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Now there are several startups that are helping ... recently raised a $1.2 million seed round from ... Square's Cash Advance Program Is Funding ...
    07/24/2014 - 5:50 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Fixed Raises $1.2 Million For A Mobile App That Fights Your Parking Tickets For You
     Fixed, the clever mobile application that helps you fight your parking tickets just by snapping a photo of the ticket with your mobile phone, has now closed on $1.2 million in seed funding. Investors in the round include Y Combinator, Merus Capital, Scott Banister, John Cobbs, Mark Randolph, Matt Humphries, Eric Wu and David King. Headquartered in San Francisco, which also serves as its… Read ...
    07/24/2014 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Introducing M37: A brand new type of R&D program for energy entrepreneurs
    Calling all rockstar energy entrepreneurs. There's a kick@ss opportunity for five of you.
    07/24/2014 - 1:57 pm | View Link
  • TECHNOLOGY: Musicplay Analytics and Luckypennie Join the Brandery Accelerator's New Class
    Cinncinnati's The Brandery is considered one of the top tech startup accelerators. They help startups in the early stages to further develop and seek funding. The Brandery just took in a new batch of startups including two in the music tech space.
    07/22/2014 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Dealflicks Premieres with $1.7 Million Seed
    Dealflicks, which calls itself the the Priceline for movie theaters, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
    07/21/2014 - 5:55 pm | View Link
  • TrueCar's Scott Painter On Entrepreneurship And IPOs
    Very few Southern California startups make it from seed funding all the way up through an IPO, and rarely do they do so with their original founder. One of Southern California's big success stories -- from startup, to venture funding, and a recent IPO--is Los Angeles-based TrueCar, which had its IPO in May. We spoke with Scott Painter, CEO and founder of the company--and already a successful ...
    07/21/2014 - 9:45 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Founders Fund gets geeky, pledging to seed science startups with some of its new $1B fund
    Founders Fund already stands out for backing startups with radical ideas, including Counsyl, Hampton Creek, Planet Labs, and SpaceX. Now the venture firm is making a formal commitment to funding startups in aeronautics, life sciences, nanotechnology ...
    07/25/2014 - 8:33 am | View Link
  • Betaworks Takes Part In $1.5 Million Seed Funding For Yo
    Venture capitalists investing money in long shot tech startups is nothing new ... The only reasonable assumption is that Borthwick is funding Yo to find out if the people behind it were insightful enough to spot an unmet need in the market or just a ...
    07/18/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
  • Utah company offering seed money for health care startups
    SALT LAKE CITY — A local company is making $500,000 available to help some Utah health care startups get their businesses off the ... over 80 percent are generating revenue or have closed additional funding within six months.” Additionally, more ...
    07/16/2014 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • With seed funding, Boston-based O'Actually aims to launch adult website for women this fall
    With the funding, Murray Maloney hopes to launch the site this fall. The point of O'Actually? To show that "great adult content can be made and it can be made in a way that doesn't objectify people," said Murray Maloney, who was previously head of ...
    07/16/2014 - 4:14 am | View Link
  • Octopus leads $2m seed round in London Bitcoin storage vault Elliptic
    The funding marks a rising demand for Bitcoin currency, a trend which Startups identified in its feature on Tech trends that will disrupt business in 2014. Elliptic chief executive, Dr James Smith, said: “We at Elliptic believe that the future of finance ...
    07/15/2014 - 10:02 pm | View Link
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    If you are an entrepreneur or an existing business owner who is looking to raise startup capital or business funding you have found the right place.
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    Site Menu: Introduction Traditional Businesses Opportunities Arise Online Micro Seed Funding Y Combinator Alternatives ADVANTAGES: - Starting Capital
    07/24/2014 - 4:51 pm | View Website
  • How to Get Seed Money for Startup Nonprofits | eHow
    Getting the initial funding for a nonprofit is a difficult, but not impossible, task. To get seed money for startup nonprofits you must have a plan and the ...
    07/24/2014 - 3:32 pm | View Website
  • Difference Between Seed Funding & Early-Stage Funding ...
    "Inc." magazine defines seed funding as the earliest round of capital for a startup company. FundingSavvy, a funding resource website, defines early-stage funding as ...
    07/24/2014 - 10:10 am | View Website
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