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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...

2013-10-02 08:33:17

Company Secures $10 Million in Series B Funding Led by Matrix Partners to Move Brands to the Next Level of Retail Execution with Quri Agile(TM) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail brands invest more than $600 billion annually on in-store promotions, merchandising and shopper marketing, but are losing billions in potential revenue from out-of-stock items, poorly executed displays and incorrect pricing. Quri Inc., a retail analytics and intelligence company for consumer...

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...

2012-09-12 06:35:13

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Work4 Labs, the world leader in Facebook recruitment technology, today announced its newly expanded suite of social recruiting products. During its initial phase of development, Work4 Labs has built an impressive customer roster of 17,000 customers, including Anheuser Busch, Ben and Jerry's, Kate Spade, VMWare, and UPS. Based on the success of its enterprise offering and the demand for Facebook recruiting tools from smaller companies, Work4 Labs...

2012-08-20 06:29:47

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- sqrrl, the company focused on security, scalability, and adaptability for Big Data, today announced that it has received funding from Atlas Venture and Matrix Partners. Chris Lynch of Atlas and Antonio Rodriguez of Matrix will join the company's board of directors. sqrrl's seed round will enable the company to aggressively hire to meet the rising demand for secure, scalable, and adaptable Big Data products and fuel the release of an enterprise...

2012-08-01 10:28:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyphort(TM), Inc. (www.cyphort.com), an innovative cyber security start-up, today announced the completion of its series-A round led by new investor Matrix Partners with participation from existing investors Foundation Capital. In addition, Andrew Verhalen, general partner of Matrix Partners, will join Cyphort's board of directors. With its new financing, the company can now accelerate delivery and market expansion of its game changing...

2012-08-01 02:31:23

WATERLOO, Ontario and BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TribeHR (www.tribehr.com), pioneer of the industry's first social HR platform, today announced it has secured $2.5 million in financing led by Relay Ventures, with participation from Matrix Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate the development of new social and mobile products and go-to-market strategies for TribeHR's cloud-based HR management platform. TribeHR is the only solution that manages the entire employee lifecycle...