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GrubHub Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

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 [...]

By |March 4th, 2014|

How to get ahead in business with a short resume

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. [...]

By |January 10th, 2014|

Ifbyphone Secures $9M in New Funding to Target New Economy Companies

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 [...]

By |January 10th, 2014|

Origin Ventures Closes Fund III with $47M

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 [...]

By |November 20th, 2013|


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, [...]

By |October 24th, 2013|

Eric Olson Joins Origin Ventures as Associate

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 [...]

By |October 23rd, 2013|

doggyloot Secures $2.5M in Funding From Origin Ventures and Sandbox Advantage Fund

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 [...]

By |August 26th, 2013|

GrubHub Seamless Announces T. Rowe Price Ownership Stake

CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2013 / GrubHub Seamless, the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company, today announced that strategies managed by T. Rowe Price, the Baltimore-based investment manager that manages more than $600 billion in assets, have become shareholders in the newly merged company through a private secondary sale. The T. Rowe Price shareholders, led by [...]

By |August 22nd, 2013|