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Venture Capital nvestments of January 2014 showed that the year 2014 began well for some companies, which raised hefty amount of dollars. Let us have a look at the Venture Capital Investments 2014 February. In January Biotech was one of the most funded industries, in February it’s not the same…
Advertising, and eCommerce have some big rounds with 15.5 mil Totango, and 20 mil The Trade Desk, a demand-side platform that powers the desks of advanced buyers in online advertising. PubMatic (advertising), gateway to premium publishers, raised 13mil.
The most interesting rounds in eCommerce are maybe PayNearMe, the cash transaction network that lets consumers use cash to repay loans, pay rent, make online purchases and Blue Bottle Coffee, the subscription model eCommerce specialized in ….Coffee …great Coffee of course, that raised 25.75 mil dollars!
There are a lot of other interesting rounds, last mention is for Duolingo that raised 20 mil, this Startup is very interesting because offers Free language education and make money with “translations used as exercises”, brilliant not?
Venture Capital Investments 2014 February (Part 1)
NoteWorthy Venture Capital Investments
- Messaging: WhatsApp US$ 16B.
- Advertising: The Trade Desk, Inc US$ 20M.
- Analytics: Socialbakers US$ 26M.
- Biotech: Thesan Pharmaceuticals US$ 49M.
- Consulting: Specialities On Call, Inc US$ 32M.
- Ecommerce: Snapdeal US$ 133.77M.
- Enterprise: AtTask US$ 38M.
- Fashion: Myntra US$ 50M.
- Finance: MezzVest (fund) EUR 585M.