Category Archives: Portfolio News

nuTonomy Secures $3.6M to Fund Self-Driving Car Technology

nuTonomy Secures $3.6M to Fund Self-Driving Car Technology MIT Spinoff Brings 10 Years of Research and Software Development, Plus Leadership in the First On-Demand Public Pilot CAMBRIDGE, MA., January 28, 2016 – nuTonomy Inc., developer… Read More

Mobile Ticketing Leader Masabi Secures $12m Growth Funding From Keolis, Lepe Partners, MasterCard, and MMC Ventures

Strategic Support from Leaders in Digital Payments and Transport to Speed Global Expansion of Company’s JustRide Mobile Ticketing Solution London and Boston | December 7, 2015 Masabi, the global leader in mobile ticketing and innovative… Read More

INRIX Announces Acquisition Of ParkMe

Accelerates INRIX Development of Smart Parking Services for Drivers Worldwide ParkMe Co-Founders Join INRIX Executive Team Kirkland, WA and Santa Monica, CA | September 10, 2015 INRIX®, Inc., a leading provider of real-time traffic information… Read More

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Nano-C Present Enhanced Materials for Organic Photovoltaics

Westwood, MA. | August 3, 2015 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in the healthcare, life science and performance materials sectors, announced today, together with the US-based company… Read More

Nano-C Receives EPA Approvals for Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Westwood, MA. | July 21, 2015 Nano-C, Inc. received clearance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to manufacture and sell Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) for a wide range of applications. Nano-C worked extensively with… Read More

Zagster Raises $3.5 Million to Take Bike-Sharing Across the U.S.

Public bike-sharing programs in North America have performed variably, with less than hoped-for ridership in Chicago, Denver, Chattanooga and Minneapolis, and technical glitches and disputes over where to place bike kiosks in New York. One… Read More

Hawaiian Airlines successfully launches SmartKargo

100% Cloud-based Solution Simplifies Air Cargo Honolulu, Hawai’i, Cambridge, Massachusetts – On June 27, Hawaiian Airlines became the first airline in the Americas to deploy SmartKargo (, the world’s most advanced air cargo management solution…. Read More

Zendrive Uses Mobile Phones as Sensors To Reinvent The Accuracy of Auto Insurance In Partnership With Guild

If you look across the space of consumer Internet services and physical sensors, people are producing more data than ever before, which is being used to make all kinds of insurance more granular and accurate… Read More

Fontinalis Partners Announces Series E Investment in Lyft

Fontinalis Partners, LLC

DETROIT, MI, and BOSTON, MA – May 22, 2015. Fontinalis Partners (, a venture capital firm strategically focused on next-generation mobility, announced today that it has invested in Lyft, the San Francisco-based ridesharing service provider… Read More

Life360 takes family peace of mind overseas with Yahoo! Japan partnership

The desire to remain close to and protect one’s family is as universal as anything, transcending language and culture. Which is why it’s little surprise that adoption of Life360, the family social network, has grown… Read More

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