The Man City v QPR quiz

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VC Series A Web Tech Deals in August

first_imgTop Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… bernard lunn Today is the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, which triggered the financial meltdown. That was when ReadWriteWeb started tracking Series A deals in Web technology. Thanks to our partner ChubbyBrain, we can now do this reliably and easily. Executive summary for August: down from July, with seed deals very weak. Analysis: decadent Europeans are not the only ones who take holidays in August. Read on for details.All That Beach Time Is Bad for BusinessAugust clocked in at $78.6 million, well below the blistering months of May and July, but on par with April and June’s $77.1 million, and more than double that of dismal January.Here are the month-to-month growth numbers for seed and Series A deals in the Web and mobile space in the US:January: $30.3 millionFebruary: $45.5 millionMarch: $55.7 millionApril: $73.7 millionMay: $103.2 millionJune: $77.1 millionJuly: $93.5 millionAugust: $78.6 millionGet back to work VCs!Trend-SpottingSeed activity was pathetic, with only two deals, totaling $1.75 million. This could possibly have been a tracking issue, because seed deals often aren’t reported. That is the next frontier of innovation financing transparency.Which Ventures Received Money?AkademosBL HealthcareContinuity EngineDealBaseDecision Maker MediaFanbaseFashion PlaytesFwixIsocketJanRainKeisenseMagnify.netMogMyWebGrocerNetProspexOpenRoad Integrated MediaQueplixRadioTimeRightsFlowRobloxSCVNGRShowClixSkyBloxSocialwareUrgent CareerUstream.TVWanovaWorkfaceZ2LiveZumboxWhich VCs Wired the Money?Co-investors are shown on a single line.Altos Ventures, First Round CapitalArt Bilger, Rick Braddock, Michael Eisner, Bill Guthy, Donn RappaportArthur VenturesBay Area Equity FundBenchmark CapitalBlueRun VenturesConnecticut InnovationsDFJ FrontierDraper Fisher Jurvetson, Blumberg Capital, Plug and Play Ventures, SoftTech Venture Capital, Founders Fund, TechStars, Metamorphic Ventures, Accelerator Ventures, Quest Venture Partners, GSD&M IdeaCity, undisclosed angel investorsFirst Round CapitalGreylock Partners, Carmel Ventures, Opus CapitalHighland Capital PartnersICCP Venture Partners, Startup Capital Ventures, ICCP Venture partnersiNovia CapitalJavelin Venture PartnersKohlberg VenturesMadrona Venture GroupMenlo Ventures, Simon Equity Partners, Scott JonesMueller Media, Undisclosed Angel InvestorsNew Atlantic Ventures, LaunchCapitalNextStage Capital, New York Angels, Rose Tech Ventures, Chris Anderson, Undisclosed Angel InvestorsOriginate VenturesPittsburgh Equity PartnersRichard Tahta, Undisclosed InvestorsRoss Siegelman, Bob Zipp, Josh Hannah, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Amicus Capital, Matrix PartnersSGIO LLCSilverton PartnersStripes GroupThe Three Biggest DealsWanova: $13 millionBased in: San Jose, California.Investors: Greylock Partners, Carmel Ventures, Opus Capital.“Wanova provides Distributed Desktop Virtualization solutions that transform how companies manage, support and protect their desktops and laptops.”MyWebGrocer: $13 millionBased in: Colchester, Vermont.Investor: Stripes Group.MyWebGrocer runs websites on behalf of grocery chains and sells advertising to consumer packaged goods companies across all of the sites, which collectively have a reach of 4 million shoppers.Zumbox: $8 millionBased in: Westlake Village, California.Investors: Art Bilger, Rick Braddock, Michael Eisner, Bill Guthy, Donn Rappaport.Zumbox delivers paperless mail online, from street address to street address.It is interesting that the investors for the third largest deal are individuals and not a company. $8 million is a lot for individuals. Is this a threat to institutional VC?Also, the second largest deal comes from a relatively unknown fund (Stripes Group) and a location not normally regarded as a white-hot den of technology (Vermont).center_img Tags:#start#startups Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more