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Phone(212) 792-2200
DescriptionEarly stage venture fund based in NYC


FirstMark II, 12/2011 $225M
FirstMark III, 11/2013 $225M
FirstMark Capital I, 1/2008 $197M


New York, USA
100 Fifth Avenue
Third Floor
New York, NY, 10011


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FirstMark Capital

FirstMark Capital is an early stage technology focused venture capital firm founded in 2008 and based in NYC. The firm is currently investing out of a $225MM fund, its third since launch. The firm focuses on software and Internet investments across categories spanning emerging media and advertising, gaming, education, fintech, cloud computing, analytics, and infrastructure startups.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Gravie 3/2014Series A$10.5M2
Recombine 3/2014Series A$3.3M1
TraceLink 2/2014Venture Round$5.5M1
NewsCred 1/2014Series C$25M4
Aereo 1/2014Series C$34M5
InVision. 12/2013Series A$11.6M2
InVisionApp 12/2013Series A$11.6M2
Shopify 12/2013Series C$100M6
Knewton 12/2013Series E$51M8
Knozen 11/2013Seed$2.25M5
Pinterest 10/2013Series E$225M5
BioDigital 9/2013Series A$4M2
Zipments 9/2013Seed$2.25M5
Sproutling 9/2013Seed$2.6M7
Sulia 7/2013Series B$6M5
Symphony Commerce (formerly Sneakpeeq) 7/2013Series A$4.7M2
Live Gamer 7/2013Series C$6.8M4
Artisan Mobile 6/2013Series A$5.5M1
Disconnect 6/2013Series A$3.5M4
Lolly Wolly Doodle 6/2013Series A$21.3M5
ChatID 5/2013Convertible Note$1.25M2
Tapad 3/2013Series B$6.5M3
NewsCred 3/2013Series B$15M4
Pinterest 2/2013Series D$200M4
Playnomics 2/2013Series B$5M3
Aereo 1/2013Series B$38M3
Tubular Labs 12/2012Series A$2.5M11
AppFirst 12/2012Series B$8.7M3
Conductor 10/2012Series C$20M3
Meteor Entertainment 10/2012Series B$18M3
PublicStuff 10/2012Venture Round$5M1
Zipments 9/2012Seed3
Sulia 9/2012Series A$1.5M2
Lumos Labs 8/2012Series D$31.5M5
OpenGamma 8/2012Series C$15M4
Jirafe 6/2012Series A$7M4
Pinterest 5/2012Series C$100M4 4/2012Series B$10.1M3
Schoology 4/2012Series B$6M2
StraighterLine 4/2012Venture Round$10M3
Artisan Mobile 4/2012Seed$1.5M2
Symphony Commerce (formerly Sneakpeeq) 3/2012Series A$7.5M4
Meteor Entertainment 2/2012Venture Round$10M2
InVision. 2/2012Seed$1.5M1
Aereo 2/2012Series A$20.5M5
Payoff 1/2012Angel$4.1M9
ChatID 1/2012Seed$2M16
Lolly Wolly Doodle 12/2011Seed$1.7M1
NewsCred 11/2011Series A$4M3
Lot18 11/2011Series C$30M3
Shopify 10/2011Series B$15M4
Clickable 10/2011Series C$12M4
Knewton 10/2011Series D$33M5
Pinterest 10/2011Series B$27M3
Dashlane 9/2011Series A$5M2
Greenphire 9/2011Series A$1.5M1
AppFirst 9/2011Series A$4M3 7/2011Series A$6M2
Lumos Labs 6/2011Series C$32.5M4 6/2011Seed9
Pinterest 5/2011Series A$10M7
Lot18 5/2011Series B$10M2
Aereo 4/2011Seed$4.5M5
Tapad 3/2011Angel$1.8M22
Playnomics 3/2011Series A5
MyCityWay 2/2011Series A$5M3
OpenGamma 1/2011Series B$6M2
Sulia 12/2010Series A$3.5M5
Jirafe 12/2010Seed1
Shopify 12/2010Series A$7M3
Lot18 11/2010Series A$3M1
YouAre.TV 8/2010Series A$1.15M6
StatusNet 8/2010Series A$1.27M4
AppFirst 7/2010Seed$1.5M2
MyCityWay 5/2010Seed$1M3
Market Factory 4/2010Partial Close$1.33M1
Knewton 4/2010Series C$12.5M6
Payoff 4/2010Seed$1.7M13 1/2010Venture Round$685k4
Pinterest 1/2010Angel$500k10
Playnomics 12/2009Venture Round$1M3
IMImobile 11/2009Venture Round$13M2
Riot Games 9/2009Series C$8M3
YouAre.TV 8/2009Seed1
Conductor 4/2009Series B$10M2
Aveksa 2/2009Series C$10M3
Weplay 8/2008Series B$8.6M5
Clickable 7/2008Series B$14.5M3
Boomi 7/2008Series B$4M1
Lumos Labs 6/2008Series B$3.1M3
Health Plan One 4/2008Series A$6.5M5
Live Gamer 12/2007Series A$24M3
Clickable 11/2007Series A$3M4
Weplay 7/2007Series A$3.5M2
Clickable 7/2007Series A$3M5
Recordant 2/2007Series B$9M3
Conductor 12/2006Series A$2.6M1
SecondMarket 9/2006Angel$350k1
IMImobile 7/2006Series B$10M1
Aveksa 6/2006Series A$6M2



  1. FirstMark Capital Closes $225M Early Stage Fund ( [edit]
  2. Early Aereo, Pinterest Backer FirstMark Capital Raises $225M For Its Third Fund ( [edit]
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  4. FirstSteps Seed Program Completes Tenth Investment in the Past Year ( [edit]
    TraceLink Acquires SupplyScape; Plans Growth in Pharmaceutical Traceability Business ( [edit]
    Follow Reuters Facebook Twitter RSS YouTube READ Special Report: Tax time pushes some Americans to take a hike 16 Apr 20121Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in anti-education attack 8:44am EDT2Trayvon Martin's killer showed signs of injury: neighbors 16 Apr 20 ( [edit]
  5. Gravie Health Insurance Marketplace Raises $10.5 Million Series A From Aberdare Ventures ( [edit]
  6. Bioinformatics Startup Recombine Raises $3.3M For Genetic Testing ( [edit]
  7. TraceLink Raises $5.5M ( [edit]
  8. NewsCred Raises Another $25M For Its Content Marketing Platform ( [edit]
  9. What Legal Battles? Video Upstart Aereo Lands $34M In New Funding, Plans Big U.S. Expansion ( [edit]
  10. InVision Raises $11.6M From FirstMark Capital And Tiger Global ( [edit]
  11. InVision Raises $11.6M From FirstMark Capital And Tiger Global ( [edit]
  12. Shopify Raises $100M To Drop The ‘E’ And Become The Commerce Company That Spans On- And Offline ( [edit]
  13. Powering Smart Content For Publishing Giants, Knewton Lands $51M To Take Personalized Learning Global ( [edit]
  14. Knozen, TheLadders’ Founder’s New Personality-Probing Startup, Closes $2.25M Seed From FirstMark, Lerer, David Tisch & Others ( [edit]
  15. Pinterest Raises Massive $225 Million Series E, Valuing The Firm At $3.8 Billion ( [edit]
  16. Google Earth Meets The Body: BioDigital Gets $4M To Bring Its 3-D, Virtual Anatomy & Health Platform To Every Browser ( [edit]
  17. Zipments Closes $2.25 Million Seed Round To Speed Up Same-Day Deliveries ( [edit]
  18. Wearable Baby Monitor Developer Sproutling Raises $2.6M From First Round And Others To Raise Parenting IQ ( [edit]
  19. Sulia Says Its Homegrown Social Network Is Growing, Raises $6 Million ( [edit]
  20. Social Shopping Startup Sneakpeeq Raises $4.7M, Pivots to Symphony Commerce ( [edit]
  21. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  22. Artisan Mobile Raises $5.5M In Series A Financing ( [edit]
  23. Disconnect, An Ex-Googler’s Social Enterprise/Privacy Startup, Raises $3.5M, Extends To More Browsers ( [edit]
  24. SEC ( [edit]
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  26. Mobile Ad Targeter Tapad Raises $6.5 Million, Valued at $140 Million ( [edit]
  27. NewsCred Raises $15M To Build Marketing Campaigns From High Quality Content ( [edit]
  28. Pinterest Confirms Massive New $200 Million Series D Funding Round And $2.5 Billion Valuation ( [edit]
  29. Playnomics Raises $5M In Second Round To Help Mobile Game Makers Monetize ( [edit]
  30. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets ( [edit]
  31. Tubular Raises $2.5 Million To Provide Audience Development Tools To YouTube Content Creators ( [edit]
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  33. Conductor Raises $20M Series C To Improve Customers’ Search Rankings, Outlines Ambitions Beyond SEO ( [edit]
  34. Hawken publisher Meteor Entertainment raises $18M as big launch draws near ( [edit]
  35. PublicStuff Raises $5 Million To Connect Residents With Their City Governments In Real Time ( [edit]
  36. Zipments Raises Funding ( [edit]
  37. With 10 Million Uniques in 10 Months, Sulia Raises $1.5 Million for Interest-Based News Aggregation ( [edit]
  38. Lumosity Raises $31.5M From Discovery Communications For Brain Fitness Games ( [edit]
  39. OpenGamma Completes $15M Series C Equity Financing ( [edit]
  40. Jirafe Grabs $7M From Foundry, FirstMark To Bring Better Analytics To eCommerce ( [edit]
  41. US start-up Pinterest raises $100 million in funding: Wall Street Journal ( [edit]
  42. AHAlife Raises $10.1M To Curate And Sell Hard-To-Find, Luxury Products From Around The World ( [edit]
  43. 1M Users Strong, Schoology Grabs $6M To Take On Blackboard, Moodle ( [edit]
  44. StraighterLine Raises $10 Million To Expand Marketing & Build Next Generation Market for College Courses ( [edit]
  45. appRenaissance Raises $1.5mm Seed Round ( [edit]
  46. FirstMark Capital Leads $7.5M Round In Social Shopping Startup Sneakpeeq ( [edit]
  47. Meteor Secures $10 Million for Hawken ( [edit]
  48. InVision Raises $1.5M For Beautiful, Interactive Prototypes ( [edit]
  49. Aereo Raises $20.5M in Series A Financing ( [edit]
  50. Raises $2M, ‘Gamifies’ Personal Finance Management ( [edit]
  51. SEC ( [edit]
  52. Lolly Wolly Doodle Completes $1.7M Offering ( [edit]
  53. NewsCred gets $4 million to reinvent the newswire ( [edit]
  54. Accel Leads $30M Round In Flash Sales Site For Wine And Gourmet Food Lot18 ( [edit]
  55. Shopify Closes $15M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  56. AmEx Leads $12 Million Round In Clickable, Which Wants To "Become The AdWords Of Social" ( [edit]
  57. Founders Fund Leads $33 Million D Round In Learning Startup Knewton ( [edit]
  58. Confirmed: Pinterest Raises $27 Million Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz ( [edit]
  59. Stealthy Startup Dashlane Raises $5 Million In Series A ( [edit]
  60. Greenphire Closes $1.5M Series A Funding ( [edit]
  61. AppFirst Closes Series A Funding Round ( [edit]
  62. Luxury Shopping Destination Raises $6M ( [edit]
  63. Lumos Labs raises $32.5m: Largest Cognitive/ Brain Fitness Investment so far ( [edit]
  64. - Health Care is more than a US concern ( [edit]
  65. Pinterest Has Already Pinned Down $10M At A $40M Valuation ( [edit]
  66. Lot18 Completes $10m Series B financing ( [edit]
  67. Bamboom Labs raises $4.5M for live TV over the Web ( [edit]
  68. Tapad Announces Investors in First Real-time Advertising Platform for Smart Devices ( [edit]
  69. XSeed Capital Source [edit]
  70. BMW Teams Up With, Invests $5 Million In MyCityWay ( [edit]
  71. OpenGamma Secures $6 million Series B To Power Open Source For Wall Street ( [edit]
  72. Twitter List Service TLists Becomes Sulia, Raises $3.5 Million ( [edit]
  73. FirstMark Capital Concludes a Successful 2010 With 14 New Investments ( [edit]
  74. Shopify Announces $7 Million Series A Funding from Bessemer, FirstMark, and Felicis ( [edit]
  75. Snooth Founder Launches Private Sales Site For Fine Wine, Raises $3 Million ( [edit]
  76. Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Backing Another Social Network For College Students, CollegeOnly ( [edit]
  77. Open Source Microblogging Startup StatusNet Lands More Funding ( [edit]
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  79. EDGAR [edit]
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  81. Educational Technology Company Knewton Scores $12.5 Million More. ( [edit]
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  89. Conductor Raises $10 Million For SEO Management And Optimization Technology ( [edit]
  90. Aveksa Inc receives a $10 million investment ( [edit]
  91. WePlay Scores $8.6 Million In Series B ( [edit]
  92. Clickable Raises $14.5 Million More For Online Ad Management ( [edit]
  93. TechCrunch [edit]
  94. Lumos Labs Gets $3 Million Funding for Brain Games ( [edit]
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  97. Clickable Raises Another $3 Million, Officially Adds Jonathan Miller to Board ( [edit]
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  100. Recordant Secures $9 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  101. Conductor Secures $10 Million in Series B Financing ( [edit]
  102. Barry Silbert states amounts raised and valuations for every round in this discussion at Stanford Univ. ( [edit]
  103. IMImobile raises $10 million ( [edit]
  104. Aveksa Launches to Improve the Way Companies Meet Regulatory Requirements ( [edit]
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