Category: Fundings and Exits

Legacy Republic Acquires Yarly To Build Up Its Workforce For Digitizing Family Photos

Legacy Republic, which is building a freelance workforce to help families digitize their photos and videos, just acquired competitor Yarly. Digitization company YesVideo launched its Legacy Republic initiative last fall. Yarly, meanwhile, has a similar mission of digitizing photos or, as Legacy Republic Brian Knapp put it, of “preserving family memories.” Knapp said that by…

French IoT Startup Smiirl Raises Seed Round, Launches Twitter And Instagram Counters

French hardware and IoT startup Smiirl hit on pretty early the concept of a mechanical Internet of Things-styled ‘Like’ counter for Facebook that bridges the digital and physical worlds. The idea was to enable businesses to proudly display their ‘social proof’ in shop windows and on office walls, or anywhere else where the device would catch the…

Medical Office Software Maker Kareo Raises $55M

Kareo, a startup that provides small medical practices the tools they need to run their business, has pulled in $55 million in funding to accelerate expansion in doctors’ offices across the country. Montreux Equity Partners, a late-stage health tech fund, led the round, with participation from Silver Lake Waterman as well as all previous investors including Greenspring Associates, OpenView…