Tech Company Financing Transactions

Hightower Funding Round

Bessemer Venture Partners, Thrive Capital and private investors participated in a $6.5 million Series A funding round for Hightower. The round closed on 8/21/2014.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series A

Bessemer Venture Partners (Lead Investor) (Ethan Kurzweil)

Thrive Capital (Lead Investor)

private investors (Brandon Shorenstein)

private investors (David Tisch)

private investors (Lee Linden)

Red Swan Ventures

RRE Ventures (Steve Schlafman)

Proceeds Purpose
The online platform for commercial real estate owners and brokers will use the Series A investment to fuel international growth, hire top talent and speed up product development.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
176 Grand St.
New York, NY 10013
Email Address
Hightower is the leading commercial leasing management platform that enables brokers and owners to better conduct their end-to-end leasing workflow.
Hightower LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
Hightower Company Twitter Account
Company News
Hightower News
Hightower on Facebook
Hightower on YouTube

Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Brandon Weber
  Brandon Weber LinkedIn Profile  Brandon Weber Twitter Account  Brandon Weber News  Brandon Weber on Facebook
Chief Technical Officer
Niall Smart
  Niall Smart LinkedIn Profile  Niall Smart Twitter Account  Niall Smart News  Niall Smart on Facebook
VP - Bus. Development
Aviva Fink
  Aviva Fink LinkedIn Profile  Aviva Fink Twitter Account  Aviva Fink News  Aviva Fink on Facebook
VP - Human Resources
Josh Paul
  Josh Paul LinkedIn Profile  Josh Paul Twitter Account  Josh Paul News  Josh Paul on Facebook
VP - Product Management
Donald DeSantis
  Donald DeSantis LinkedIn Profile  Donald DeSantis Twitter Account  Donald DeSantis News  Donald DeSantis on Facebook



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