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1 Faneuil Hall Square
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Boston, MA, 02109
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Cue Ball

Cue Ball is a Boston-based venture and early growth equity firm focused on recurring revenue platforms in business information services, digital media, and specialty consumer opportunities.

The firm is built on a human capital centric philosophy: the belief that enduring value creation is all about the people. The people in their partnership and investor membership base share a fundamental belief that their collective intelligence can yield value creation opportunities.

The partnership brings together operators with track records for leading companies in the consumer and media sectors. This experience includes running the largest information media company in the world and founding some Internet and consumer businesses. Cue Ball is further bolstered by a unique brain trust (The Cue Ball Collective) of 25 business leaders – all of whom are investors in their fund.

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Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
ShapeUp 11/2013Series B$5M2
Lex Machina 5/2013Series A$4.8M4
Livefyre 2/2013Series C$15M5
JW Player 11/2012Venture Round$5M2
ScrollMotion 10/2012Series C$18.9M1
Yapp 4/2012Seed3
ecomom 12/2011Series A$4M19
Livefyre 10/2011Series B$4.5M8
ideeli 4/2011Series C$41M5
1-800-DENTIST 8/2010Venture Round2
ShapeUp 8/2010Series A$5M2
Livefyre 7/2010Series A$800k8
Knovel 6/2010Venture Round$2.4M1
Stylesight 3/2010Series B$5M1
PlanetTran 3/2009Venture Round1

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    Livefyre lands $4.5M to take on Facebook comments (gigaom.com) [edit]
    Health Conscious Mom Commerce Site Ecomom Raises A Healthy $4 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  1. ShapeUp Raises $7.5 Million to Expand Mobile and Global Employee Wellness Offerings (shapeup.com) [edit]
  2. Lex Machina Raises $4.8M First Round Led By Cue Ball Capital As IP Litigation Reaches New Highs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Social Commenting Platform Livefyre Raises $15M To Scale Mobile Experiences, Moderating Features And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. LongTail Raises $5 Million to Take on Web Video Heavyweights (allthingsd.com) [edit]
  5. SEC Form D (sec.gov) [edit]
  6. Yapp Raises Funding From Kleiner Perkins To Allow Anyone To Create Mobile Apps For Events (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Health Conscious Mom Commerce Site Ecomom Raises A Healthy $4 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Gigaom (gigaom.com) [edit]
  9. Flash Sales Site Ideeli Raises $41 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. 1-800-DENTIST Gains Venture Funding (socaltech.com) [edit]
  11. Shape Up The Nation lands $5M to make exercise more social (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  12. Livefyre raises $800K to break down comment silos (social.venturebeat.com) [edit]
  13. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  14. Fashion Content Aggregator Stylesight Completes $10 Million Second Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  15. reuters.com (reuters.com) [edit]
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