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The start of 2016 has already seen some notable funding news for Techstars alumni.

Congratulations to SimpleRelevance (Chicago ‘13) acquired by Rise Interactive.

Also, a big high five to the Techstars companies below that have recently received investments!  

This brings us to a total of 90% of Techstars companies active or acquired and over $2B raised by our accelerator companies. 

  Placester (Boston ‘11), is a real estate advertising service that helps real estate agents and brokers market themselves better. Placester recently raised $27M in a Series C round.
 Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 1.13.58 PM Bluecore (NYC ’13), is a marketing automation solution for ecommerce brands. Bluecore received $21M in a Series B round led by Georgian Partners in December.
 Degreed Degreed (Kaplan ‘13), the company that scores and organizes users formal and informal education to unlock employment and learning opportunities, recently raised $21M in Series B.
 Nestio Nestio (NYC ‘11), announced an $8M Series A round in December. Nestio is a leasing and marketing platform for residential landlords.  
 Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 1.09.37 PM Bevi (Boston ‘14), the Boston-based company that provides smart beverage machines, recently announced a $6.5M Series A round.
 app_icon Revolar (Boulder ‘15), is a company that developed a wearable with the sole purpose to help keep you safe. Revolar announced a $3M seed financing round in late 2015.
 logo_carré Streamroot (Boston ’14) is a video streaming startup that raised $2.5M in a recent funding round. Streamroot cuts bandwidth costs for online broadcasters through its peer-to-peer video delivery solution.
 codeship_logo_large Codeship (Boston ‘13) has raised another $1.5M in funding. Codeship automates the process of testing and releasing updates to software apps.
g8b7lJOQ AdHawk (Boulder ‘15), the company that aggregates digital marketing campaigns across platforms and makes optimization recommendations, recently raised $1.4M.
 400x400pixel MetricStory (Austin ’15), is a company that automates the entire process of setting up high value web analytics. The company raised $1.4M in funding this past December.
 Slash-Icon-256-Centered Slash (NYC ‘15), the New York based company that developed a keyboard app that lets users share rich media in mobile messaging without opening a separate app, has recently raised $1.3M in funding.  
 LaunchIcon_512x512 Sundar (Boston ‘14), a company that aims to redefine the apparel and design industries through a curated digital platform for materials discovery and supplier sourcing, recently raised $1.3M in funding.
 InnervateLogoSquare Innervate (Seattle ’15) raised $1.3M to help developers and gamers build a better relationship. Innervate builds community and marketing tools for games.
 matcherino_square Matcherino (Seattle ’15), a company that developed an eSports engagement platform for spectators and gamers, recently announced that it has raised a $1.2M seed round.
 Cashforce_logo_black_letters_floored Cashforce (Barclays NYC ‘15), a company that brings banks and businesses closer together through an automated cash management platform, has announced a €1M Series A funding round ($1.08M).


David Cohen
(@davidcohen) Founder & Co-CEO of Techstars, previously founder of several technology companies. David is an active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at DavidGCohen.com