Foundation Capital News

Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital Increase Stakes in TubeMogul IPO

Wall Street Journal, JULY 18, 2014

Venture capitalists often sell shares in an initial public offering, looking for some liquidity after years of financial support. That wasn’t the case when video advertising platform TubeMogul Inc. went public Friday...

Louis CK Has A Lesson For Your Startup

Foundation Capital, JULY 10, 2014

Steve Vassallo, a partner at Menlo Park-based Foundation Capital, says that selling investors on your company “is a delicate balance of audacity and humility . . . of what could go right with what could go wrong.”

Lending Club Records First Billion-Dollar Quarter

Lending Club, JULY 8, 2014

Lending Club, the nation’s leading online credit marketplace, announced today that it has facilitated over $5 billion dollars in consumer and business loans since inception, $1 billion of which was facilitated just in the last quarter ...

A Trillion Dollar Market By the People, For the People

Charles Moldow, MAY 5, 2014

Click here to read/download a new white paper about Marketplace Lending. We believe this combination of technology and innovation will remake banking as we know it and be a trillion dollar industry by 2025. 

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Portfolio Spotlight

Simply Hired Raises $12M More For its Job Search Engine

JULI 1, 2014

Job search engine Simply Hired says that it has raised $12 million in additional funding... The new funding is a mix of debt and equity, and it comes from previous investors Foundation Capital and ...

ForgeRock: Reshaping a Market

JUNE 19, 2014

ForgeRock raised $30 million this time around, bringing its total funding to $52 million. CEO Mike Ellis plans to use this money to develop new products and to expand ForgeRock’s international reach.

2014 CNBC Disruptor 50: The most innovative start-ups in business

JUNE 17, 2014

In the second annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC features private companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries and society. These so-called "disruptors" are remarkable in that they...