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Startup News: Two Regular New Yorkers Disrupt Christmas and Alexis Ohanian Just Wants to Park his Car

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Mr. Ohanian (Photo: Twitter) r/findmeaparkingspace ParkWhiz, the Chicago company that enables users to find and reserve guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination, today announced that it has closed a $2 million Series A round of funding led by Hyde Park Venture Partners. Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian also took place in the...
Startup News: Two Regular New Yorkers Disrupt Christmas and Alexis Ohanian Just Wants to Park his Car
Cut down on parking rage with ParkWhiz, reserve spots in advance
More cash flows toward parking startups: ParkWhiz raises $2M

Web-Based Financial Terminal YCharts Raises $3.875M Round Led By Morningstar And Reed Elsevier Ventures

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YCharts, a Chicago and New York-based startup that calls itself a financial terminal for the web, today announced that it has raised $3.875 million in its third funding round. The round was led by Morningstar and Reed Elsevier Ventures, with participation from all of the company’s earlier investors, including Hyde Park...
Web-Based Financial Terminal YCharts Raises $3.875M Round Led By Morningstar And Reed Elsevier Ventures

With $8M, Retrofit focuses on data, not dieting, to help people lose weight

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More than 90 percent of Americans on a diet fail to lose weight, some experts say. But Chicago-based Retrofit says 94 percent of its clients are successfully slimming down with a program that relies on both data and remote expert advice. Launched last year, the company offers a 12-month program...
With $8M, Retrofit focuses on data, not dieting, to help people lose weight

Old McDonald had an app: FarmLogs lands $1M to modernize farm management

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There are apps that cater to salesmen, to cooks, to contractors and to stockbrokers. Why not an app for farmers? FarmLogs — a Y Combinator grad relocated to Ann Arbor, Mich. — has raised $1 million to invest in its digital management platform for farmers – and by farmers I...
Old McDonald had an app: FarmLogs lands $1M to modernize farm management

Groupon Acquires FeeFighters, The BillShrink For Business Services

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FeeFighters, a three-year old comparison shopping site for credit card processors, is announcing today it has been acquired by Groupon. The Chicago-based startup, which provides businesses with a way to find the best merchant account provider for their needs, has also been offering businesses other tools such as its new...
Groupon Acquires FeeFighters, The BillShrink For Business Services

Tap.me raises $3.2M for in-game mobile ad network

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Tap.me, a mobile ad network focused on monetizing games, has raised $3.2 million in funding. Chicago’s Hyde park Venture Partners, an early-stage venture fund, led the investment in Tap.me. Other investors include I2A Fund, Western Technology Investment, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Firestarter Fund, and Hyde Park Angels. The investment will...
Tap.me raises $3.2M for in-game mobile ad network

Another Win For Quantified Self And Big Data Startups: Weight Loss Platform Retrofit Gains An $8M Series A Round Led By DFJ

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The weight loss and health industries have collided head-on with the tech world, with even the most mainstream depictions of startup life pitching products to help people stay trim and out of the doctor’s office. In one of the more interesting developments, Retrofit, a Chicago-based weight loss program designed for...
Another Win For Quantified Self And Big Data Startups: Weight Loss Platform Retrofit Gains An $8M Series A Round Led By DFJ

The OpenTable For Parking Spots, ParkWhiz Raises $2M

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ParkWhiz, a Chicago-based startup that allows customers to reserve parking on the fly, has raised $2 million in Series A funding led by Hyde Park Venture Partners with Hyde Park Angels, Amicus Capital, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Henry J. Feinberg and Amreesh Modi participating. ParkWhiz applies the OpenTable model to...
The OpenTable For Parking Spots, ParkWhiz Raises $2M
Funding Daily: Holiday Party Mix

Funding Daily: A pitcher's worth of investment news

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Good news folks, you get another round of Funding Daily this morning. The stream of funding announcements for today seem endless, or perhaps I should say bottomless. Who says day drinking is only an activity for the weekends? This is just an early taste, so pace yourselves. There is...
Funding Daily: A pitcher's worth of investment news
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