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2014-03-13 08:33:10

Company to accelerate global growth plans and media partnerships REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banjo, a highly visual app and website that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time through the eyes of the people who are there, announced today it has completed a $16 million Series B round of financing. Balderton Capital led the round with participation from existing and new investors, including BlueRun Ventures and Vegas Tech Fund,...

2013-11-20 23:25:17

Company Raises $1.1 Million in Seed Funding Led by Balderton Capital London, UK (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Lifecake, an app that helps busy parents quickly organize and privately share photos and videos among family and friends, announced it is launching today, having raised $1.1 million in a seed funding round led by Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms and backers of successes such as MySQL, Betfair, Lovefilm, Yoox and Wonga. Nicholas Babaian, former head...

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2012-06-13 09:40:05

European venture firm Balderton Capital is dumping its 13% stake in social gaming company Sulake, creator of the popular online teen game Habbo, over revelations of "explicitly sexual interactions" among players on the site. Balderton had been an investor in Sulake for the past eight years, and was its second largest shareholder.  The venture capital firm said it was also resigning from Sulake´s board of directors. “We didn´t take this decision lightly, as we have...

2011-03-23 13:15:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gemvara, Inc., the online retailer of customer-designed fine jewelry, today announces the closing of a $15 million round of Series C funding led by Balderton Capital, one of Europe's largest venture capital firms, with participation from existing investors Highland Capital Partners and Canaan Partners. Balderton's Mark Evans will join Gemvara's Board of Directors. Gemvara plans to use the capital to further enhance its jewelry shopping...


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