Jelli, the crowdsourced social radio platform, is today announcing $9 million in additional funding, in a round led by new investors Intel Capital and Relay Ventures. The round also saw participation from existing investor First Round Capital, as well as individuals including Roger Ames, former Chairman of EMI Music. Related to the funding news,... more.
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The most interesting new feature in iOS 6 to me was Passbook. The idea that I can now have quick access to movie, plane and other tickets, as well as relevant information for where I am at any given time, is an absolute time-saver. After I heard about Passbook, I immediately... more.
With Facebook Inc. poised to report second-quarter results on Thursday, investors are looking for insight on its advertising formats, in particular how it plans to make money off its mobile platform. The social media company isn’t alone in that struggle, but Vancouver native Brian Wong believes he has the answer... more.
Kiip, the rewards-based network co-founded by former Digg employees Brian Wong, Courtney Guertin and Sequence’s Amadeus Demarzi, has just arrived on mobile. And here’s a surprise – the company went Android-first with the new app. But the iOS app is in the works, and is only “a few days away” from launch, so chalk... more.
Series B Round Led by Relay Ventures, with Participation from Series A Investors Hummer Winblad and True Ventures, Others SAN FRANCISCO – July 17, 2012 – Kiip today announced that it has successfully raised an $11 million Series B funding round led by Relay Ventures, with participation from existing Series A investors Hummer... more.