Latest Matrix Partners Stories

2014-06-10 16:30:19

Backed by Matrix Partners, Zaius delivers digital intuition to optimize consumer relationships. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAIUS, creators of an engagement platform that enables companies to optimize consumer experiences across channels, today announced it has closed a $6.3 million Series A investment from David Skok of Matrix Partners and other investors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116627 Zaius, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, was founded by...

2014-04-17 08:32:05

Social and Mobile Recruitment Provider to Use Funding to Fuel Continued Global Expansion SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Work4, the global leader in social and mobile recruiting, has raised $7 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $18 million. Lead investor Serena Capital joins Matrix Partners in backing Work4, with Managing Partner Xavier Lorphelin joining the Board of Directors. This new funding will be used to fuel Work4's continued expansion in the...

2013-11-21 23:24:18

Matrix Partners Leads $4.3M Series A to Fuel Expansion; Company Moves Headquarters to San Francisco San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Locality (formerly Centzy), provider of the most useful, comprehensive search experience for local services, today announced its expansion into more than 10,000 U.S. cities. The company connects millions of consumers with the right local merchants for their needs. Whether it’s finding a stylist who can give great highlights before a big date or...

2013-09-12 23:18:44

Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners Back Cloud-based Global Network for Product Content Management, Fueling the Next Stage of E-Commerce Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Salsify, Inc., the company developing a first-of-its-kind global network for product content management, today announced that it has received $8 million in Series A funding from Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. Salsify was created to give all businesses the ability to create, maintain...

Oculus Rift VR Headset Maker Gets $16 Million Investment
2013-06-18 18:45:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset burned through its Kickstarter campaign as nearly 10,000 eager gamers threw a collective $2.4 million at the company in hopes to begin playing games mere centimeters from their eyeballs. Reviews from the tech press were nothing short of glowing, with some saying the VR headset was going to “change the face of gaming forever.” Now the company has received an additional $16...

2013-03-07 23:00:53

Fliesler to Work with Entrepreneurs and Invest in Early Stage Technology Companies Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Matrix Partners, a premier venture capital firm with a 30-year history, today announced that Jared Fliesler has joined Matrix as a general partner. He will be based in the firm´s Silicon Valley office. Fliesler comes to Matrix from Square, where he served as Vice President of User Acquisition and Business Operations. Prior to Square he held senior positions at Google...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.