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ff Blue Private Equity Fund, 11/2008 $6.3M
ff Green Venture Capital Fund, 12/1999
ff Silver Venture Capital Fund, 11/2011 $27M
ff Rose Venture Capital Fund, LP, 12/2013 $46.4M
ff Rose Venture Capital Fund, LP, 12/2013 $5.73M


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ff Venture Capital

ff Venture Capital ( is an institutional venture capital investor in seed-stage companies. Since 1999, our Partners have made over 200 investments in over 70 companies. Our exits include Cornerstone OnDemand (IPO, CSOD) and Quigo Technologies (sold to AOL for a reported $340m). ffVC has 21 employees based in New York and New Jersey and extensive resources dedicated to portfolio acceleration, including strategy consulting, an experienced mentor network, recruiting assistance, a pool of preferred service providers, an executive portfolio community, and in-house accounting services.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Ionic Security 2/2014Series B$25.5M9
CoPromote 2/2014Seed$1.8M5
Indiegogo 1/2014Series B$40M6
Plated 1/2014Series A$5M4
YieldMo 12/2013Series B$8M6
Locality 11/2013Series A$4.3M3
CardFlight 10/2013Seed$1.6M6
Tackk 9/2013Seed$1.2M6
Estify 9/2013Seed$800k4
HowAboutWe 9/2013Series B$4.2M3
Parsely 8/2013Series A$5.23M7
InteraXon 8/2013Series A$6M6
Whisk (formerly Zypsee) 8/2013Seed$2.15M1
500px 8/2013Series A$8.8M6
Bottlenose 7/2013Series A$3.6M9
Gigit 5/2013Series A1
Plated 5/2013Seed$1.4M6
Clearpath Immigration 5/2013Convertible Note$1.15M1
UniKey Technologies 5/2013Series A$1.5M1
MovableInk 5/2013Series B$11M6
Ionic Security 4/2013Series A$9.4M5
Playdek 3/2013Series A$3.8M7
Locality 3/2013Seed$1.6M5 3/2013Series A$2M2
Livefyre 2/2013Series C$15M5
Distil 1/2013Seed$1.8M4
Adcade 11/2012Seed$1.5M6
Moveline 10/2012Seed$1.5M12
The Resumator 10/2012Series B$2.1M5
Appy Couple 10/2012Seed$1.2M1
Bottlenose 10/2012Seed$1M2
Infochimps 9/2012Debt$1.9M4
Clearpath Immigration 8/2012Venture Round$200k1
VolunteerSpot 6/2012Series A$1.5M4
Indiegogo 6/2012Series A$15M7
Ionic Security 5/2012Series A$2.04M5
elicit 5/2012Series A$1.5M3
Voxy 3/2012Series A$2.3M4
InteraXon 3/2012Seed$1.2M1
Gobbler 1/2012Seed$1.75M27
Contently 1/2012Series A$2M3
Klout 1/2012Series C$30M12
Clearpath Immigration 12/2011Series B1
GlucoVista 12/2011Venture Round1
Locality 12/2011Seed$800k2
HowAboutWe 11/2011Series B$15M4
Livefyre 10/2011Series B$4.5M8
LocalResponse 10/2011Series B$5M9
Indiegogo 9/2011Seed$1.5M3
ThinkNear 8/2011Seed$1.63M14
MovableInk 7/2011Series A$1.3M10
Voxy 7/2011Series A$2.8M3
Addepar 6/2011Series A$15.8M1
500px 6/2011Seed$525k3
The Resumator 5/2011Angel$700k5
Kohort 4/2011Seed$3M22
GameSalad 3/2011Series A$6.1M10
Pear (formerly Apparel Media Group) 2/2011Series A$1.15M15
Klout 1/2011Series B$8.5M13
Clearpath Immigration 1/2011Series B$1.06M1
Voxy 12/2010Convertible Note$600k6
Parsely 12/2010Seed$800k6
Transactis 11/2010Series B$7M2
Infochimps 11/2010Series A$2.2M4
ShareSquare 10/2010Seed$150k8
HowAboutWe 9/2010Series A$3.1M7
MogoTix 8/2010Seed$115k4
GameSalad 7/2010Series A$1M9
Livefyre 7/2010Series A$800k8
Klout 4/2010Series A$1.5M18
Clearpath Immigration 1/2010Series A$1.29M1
Identified 1/2010Series A$1.5M10
Transactis 12/2009Series A1
Track 6/2009Series A1
Payz, Inc. 5/2009Series A1
Omek Interactive 1/2008Series A$3M1
The .tv Corporation 3/2000Series B1



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  7. Ionic Security Raises $25.5 Million For Its Encryption-Based Security Tech ( [edit]
  8. Social Promotion Network CoPromote (Formerly Raises $1.8M ( [edit]
  9. Indiegogo Raises $40 Million In Series B To Expand Their Crowdfunding Reach ( [edit]
  10. Plated Raises $5M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  11. YieldMo Raises $8M in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  12. The Kayak For Local Services, Centzy Rebrands As Locality And Raises $4.3M From Matrix Partners ( [edit]
  13. CardFlight, The Stripe For Real-World Payments, Has Raised $1.6 Million From ff Venture Capital ( [edit]
  14. Tackk Raises $1.2M For Its Content Creation Tools ( [edit]
  15. Software For Auto Repair: With New Funding In Tow, Estify Sees Big Opportunity In An Unsexy Market ( [edit]
  16. HowAboutWe raises $4.2M to help you fall and stay in love ( [edit]
  17. Raises $5M For Predictive Analytics Platform That Helps Media Companies Decide What To Publish ( [edit]
  18. InteraXon Raises $6M Series A Round From Horizon, A-Grade And Others For Its Brainwave-Sensing Headset ( [edit]
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  20. 500px Scores $8.8M Series A From Andreessen Horowitz & Harrison Metal To Build A Photo Marketplace, Expand Consumer Reach ( [edit]
  21. Social Media Dashboard Bottlenose Raises $3.6M ( [edit]
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  23. Backed With $1.4 Million, Plated Adds A Social Spin To Its Ready-To-Cook Meal Delivery Service ( [edit]
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  26. Movable Ink Gets $11 Million Series B Led By Intel Capital For Real-Time Email Marketing Tech ( [edit]
  27. Ionic Security Raises $9.4M From Kleiner Perkins To Help Companies Secure And Control Their Data In The Cloud ( [edit]
  28. Playdek Closes $3.8M Series A To Build A Digital Community Where Tabletop Gamers Can Feel At Home ( [edit]
  29. Centzy Raises $1.6M Seed Round From Cowboy Ventures, Founder Collective, Lightbank & Others To Bring Offline Biz Data To Web & Mobile ( [edit]
  30. Closes $2M Funding ( [edit]
  31. Social Commenting Platform Livefyre Raises $15M To Scale Mobile Experiences, Moderating Features And More ( [edit]
  32. TechStars Grad Distil.It Lands $1.8M To Help Your Business Put A Stop To Bots, Web Scraping & Content Theft ( [edit]
  33. Adcade grabs $1.5M for HTML5 mobile ads ( [edit]
  34. Moveline raises $1.5 million to deal with moving companies (so you never have to) ( [edit]
  35. Hiring Platform The Resumator Raises $2.1M Series B Round Led By Birchmere Ventures, Rincon Ventures Partners & Salesforce ( [edit]
  36. Wedding Startup Appy Couple Raises $1.2 Million Led By ff Venture Capital’s John Frankel ( [edit]
  37. Bottlenose Raises Additional Funding ( [edit]
  38. Infochimps raises another $1.9M in a bridge to Series B, capitalizing its new cloud launch. ( [edit]
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  40. Targeting Power Moms, VolunteerSpot Secures $1.5M In Series A From ff Venture Capital And More ( [edit]
  41. Indiegogo Raises $15 Million Series A To Make Crowdfunding Go Mainstream ( [edit]
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  44. Language Learning Startup Voxy Raises a $4 M. Round from ff Venture Capital, Contour, and Seavest ( [edit]
  45. Toronto’s Interaxon lands first VC deal for thought-controlled IT gear ( [edit]
  46. Gobbler Grabs $1.75 Million To Help Musicians Keep Track Of Their Files ( [edit]
  47. TechStars Contently Raises $2 M. From Groupon Investor Lightbank ( [edit]
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  55. IndieGoGo Raises $1.5 Million For Its Crowdfunding Platform ( [edit]
  56. ThinkNear Closes $1.6M Seed Financing ( [edit]
  57. Movable Ink, A Startup That Magically Updates Content In Sent Emails, Just Raised $1.3 Million ( [edit]
  58. Voxy Snags $2.8M To Help People Learn A Language Via Smartphone ( [edit]
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  60. White-Hot Flickr Alternative 500px Raises $525K In Series A ( [edit]
  61. The Resumator Raises $700,000 For Social Recruiting Solution ( [edit]
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  63. GameSalad Raises $6.1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool ( [edit]
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  67. Language Learning Service Voxy Closes Another 600K, For A Total Of $1.2 Million ( [edit]
  68. Closes $800K Financing Round ( [edit]
  69. Transactis secures $7 Million in venture capital financing ( [edit]
  70. Infochimps raises $1.2M to build out its data offerings ( [edit]
  71. ShareSquare Gets 150K To Build Out Its QR Code Platform [Invites] ( [edit]
  72. HowAboutWe Raises $3.1 Million For Its New Take On Online Dating ( [edit]
  73. MogoTix Looks to Accelerate Mobile Ticketing ( [edit]
  74. Gendai Games Raises Over $1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool ( [edit]
  75. Livefyre raises $800K to break down comment silos ( [edit]
  76. Klout Raises $1.5 Million To Measure Influence And Authority On Twitter ( [edit]
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