Latest New World Ventures Stories

2011-04-28 06:00:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's largest and most trusted website connecting families with child care, pet care, eldercare, home care and tutoring solutions, today announced the closing of $22.6 million in financing. The Series B equity financing was led by Baird Venture Partners (BVP) and New World Ventures (NWV), joined by new investors State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Western Technology Investment along with existing investors Point Judith Capital, Apex Venture...

2010-06-22 11:37:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Playdom, a leading social gaming company, announced today it had raised an additional $33,000,000 in venture capital financing. Joining Playdom's existing cadre of venture capital backers are Bessemer Venture Partners, Steamboat Ventures, and New World Ventures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/SF45193LOGO) This additional financing brings the total amount...

2010-06-03 11:00:00

CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Firm58 (www.firm58.com), a financial management software provider, today announced it has closed a $7 million Series C funding round led by existing investors New World Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/CG12400LOGO) The investment will be used to fuel Firm58's growth and expansion to provide post-trade Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to capital markets firms. The Chicago-based technology...

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