Tech Company Financing Transactions

Mashable Funding Round

Mashable closed a $14 million Series A funding round on 1/7/2014. Investors included Updata Partners, private investors and New Markets Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

Updata Partners (Lead Investor)

Private Investors (David Jones)

Private Investors (Elio Sceti)

Private Investors (Kass Lazerow)

New Markets Venture Partners

Social Starts

Tribune Digital Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
From the development of innovative new storytelling methods, to investments in video, long-form journalism and international expansion, to growing our BrandLab, the opportunities in media are more numerous than ever.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
304 Park Avenue South 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10010
Email Address
Not Recorded
Mashable is a leading source for news, information & resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Pete Cashmore
  Pete Cashmore LinkedIn Profile  Pete Cashmore Twitter Account  Pete Cashmore News  Pete Cashmore on Facebook
Chief Marketing Officer
Stacy Martinet
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Chief Operating Officer
Michael Kriak
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Chief Technical Officer
Robyn Peterson
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