Art Norman introduces Whittl, a web app dedicated to helping you get your to-do-list done.
Chicago, February 28, 2014 – GrubHub Inc., formerly known as GrubHub Seamless Inc., announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The registration statement filed today represents the Company's initial public filing pursuant [...]
Tech Crunch - January 21, 2014 We're very excited to announce our investment in Ahalogy. The team that Michael and Bob have put together is top notch and their product is already helping brands by making content marketing as easy and effective as possible. Here's more from Tech Crunch: With Pinterest poised to take its first [...]
AP - January 8, 2014 Bruce Barron, Principal of Origin Ventures, provides insights into what venture capitalists look for in young entrepreneurs: "He counsels young entrepreneurs to be open to advice. Some young company owners 'wanted us to write a check and just get out of the way. Those qualities don't bode well for us. [...]
CHICAGO – January 10, 2014. Ifbyphone, the leader in voice-based marketing automation, today announced that it has raised an additional $9 million in venture capital funding, bringing its total to over $30 million. This latest round of funding enables Ifbyphone to continue to expand its client list of fast-growing new economy companies that rely on [...]
Chicago, IL – November 20, 2013. Origin Ventures, a Chicago-based early stage venture capital firm, today announced the final close of its latest fund, Origin Ventures III LP. The $47M fund, which was launched in January 2013, will focus on Series A financing for companies in software, e-commerce, digital media and ad technology. The Origin [...]
IRIS MOBILE SECURES $3 MILLION FUNDING ROUND TO FUEL GROWTH OF INNOVATIVE RICH MEDIA MOBILE MESSAGING PLATFORM
ORIGIN VENTURES LEADS SERIES A ROUND Chicago, IL – October 23, 2013 - Iris Mobile, the only mobile marketing company that enables brands to deliver optimized rich content perfectly to any mobile device, today announced it has closed a $3 million Series A financing round led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures. Illinois Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, [...]
Chicago, IL – October 23, 2013. Origin Ventures, a Chicago-based early stage venture capital firm, today announced that Eric Olson has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Olson will help evaluate and manage investment opportunities for the firm’s $45M Fund III, which was announced earlier this year. Eric joins Origin Ventures after he led [...]
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Chicago, IL – August 26, 2013 -- doggyloot, the leading e-commerce site for pet product discovery, announced the closing of its Series A financing led by Origin Ventures with continued participation from Sandbox Industries via its Sandbox Advantage Fund. The total amount of financing is $2.5 million. Founded in February 2011, doggyloot is the go-to site [...]