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3000 Sand Hill Road
Building 2, Suite 180
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Toronto Office
333 Bay Street
Suite 600
Toronto, M5H 2R2, CAN


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Relay Ventures

Relay Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in passionate entrepreneurs disrupting incumbent industries and creating new markets with the power of mobile computing. Unlike other funds, Relay exclusively focuses on software for mobile (from the sensor to the cloud), creating an unparalleled set of networks and resources that tangibly help founders build world-class companies. With offices in Menlo Park and Toronto, the firm is active throughout North America. For additional information, visit

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
TouchBistro 11/2013SeedC$4.1M1
Scanadu 11/2013Series A$10.5M6
mojio 10/2013Seed$2.3M3
Curriculet 10/2013Seed$1.8M5
Kira Talent 9/2013Seed$2M4
PubNub 9/2013Series B$10.6M3
Fuse Powered Inc. 9/2013Series A$5.9M2
Bionym 8/2013Seed$1.4M10
Blue Ant Media 8/2013Venture Round$12M3
Appcelerator 7/2013Series E$12.1M9
Tempo AI 6/2013Series A$10M10
theScore 4/2013Venture Round$16M3
ClearFit 3/2013Series A$7M2
Extreme Startups 2/2013Venture Round$1.8M5
Influitive 12/2012Series A$7.55M7
Jelli 10/2012Venture Round$9M3
Influitive 8/2012Seed$3.75M10
ecobee 8/2012Series BC$7.5M4
Blue Ant Media 8/2012Venture Round$25M3
ShopLocket 8/2012Seed$1M5
TribeHR 8/2012Venture Round$2.5M2
Kiip 7/2012Series B$11M5
Copious 7/2012Series A$5M3 6/2012Series A$7.9M21
NEXAGE 6/2012Series B$15M4
Utah Street Labs 4/2012Venture Round$5.56M3
PubNub 3/2012Series A$4.5M2
Adaptive Planning 3/2012Venture Round$22M5
Appcelerator 2/2012Series C$16M2
Extreme Startups 1/2012Venture Round$7M5
ClearFit 1/2012Angel$1.67M3
WorldMate 1/2012Series D$2.8M4
Graffiti 12/2011Seed$1.6M6
Tempo AI 12/2011Seed$2.5M12
Blue Ant Media 12/2011Venture Round$28.5M3
Catalog Spree 11/2011Series A$6.5M3
mDialog 9/2011Series AC$5M1
Achievers 9/2011Series C$24.5M4
Achievers 9/2011Venture Round$14M4
Fuse Powered Inc. 5/2011Angel$1M2
Digby 4/2011Series C$7.77M4
Payfone 4/2011Series C$19M6
Neuralitic Systems 1/2011Series B$8M5
Viewdle 10/2010Series B$10M4
Appia 8/2010Series B$15M3
Payfone 8/2010Series B$11M3
Aepona 6/2010Series C$10M8
Transpera 6/2010Series C$9M6
GlassBox 5/2010Venture Round$9M2
Brickstream 4/2010Venture Round$8.67M4
Xobni 4/2010Series C$16.2M7
ecobee 1/2010Venture RoundC$6.73M3
SocialDeck 8/2009Venture RoundC$500k2
QuickPlay Media 7/2009Series D$13M4
NEXAGE 7/2009Series A$4M2
Achievers 5/2009Series BC$6.9M3
Xobni 3/2009Series B$3.2M7
Neuralitic Systems 1/2009Series B$3M1
Xobni 1/2009Series B$7M7
VFM Leonardo 11/2008Venture Round$6.15M3
WorldMate 10/2008Series C$8M1
LocalResponse 10/2008Series A$3.2M4
Digby 10/2008Series B$5.5M1 10/2008Series B$5M3
Achievers 7/2008Series A$4.7M1
GlassBox 6/2008Series A$5M1
VFM Leonardo 4/2008Venture Round$12.8M3
QuickPlay Media 9/2007Series C$15M4
Shoplogix 6/2007Series B$7M2 5/2007Series A$1.36M3
ecobee 1/2007Venture RoundC$2.58M3
QuickPlay Media 9/2006Series B$10.7M2



Mobile Architects of Change

Added: 10/15/13


  1. TouchBistro Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  2. Scanadu Closes $10.5M Series A Round, Gearing Up To Send Its Medical Tricorder Through Clinical Testing ( [edit]
  3. Mojio Secures $2.3 Million Seed Financing Led by Relay Ventures ( [edit]
  4. Gobstopper Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  5. Kira Talent raises $2MM seed round to invest in industry leading mobile and analytics suites ( [edit]
  6. PubNub Picks Up Another $11M Led By ScaleVP To Build Out Its API-Based Real-Time Services Network ( [edit]
  7. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  8. Toronto's Bionym Launches The Nymi and Uses Your Unique Heartbeat to Unlock Your World ( [edit]
  9. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  10. Appcelerator Raises $12.1M To Expand Into Asia And Help Enterprises Build The Best Apps ( [edit]
  11. Aiming To Become The ‘Valedictorian’ Of Smart Calendar Apps, Tempo Raises $10M ( [edit]
  12. Relay Ventures Leads $16M Investment in theScore ( [edit]
  13. Toronto HR Startup ClearFit Raises $7M Series A To Grow Hiring Software For Small Business Offering ( [edit]
  14. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  15. Influitive Raises Another $7.3M To Bring The Peer-To-Peer Model To Marketing ( [edit]
  16. Crowdsourced Music Streaming Service Jelli Raises $9 Million, Plans To Go International ( [edit]
  17. Influitive inks $3.75m seed funding from NEA, CommonAngels ( [edit]
  18. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  19. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  20. 3 months after launch, e-commerce startup ShopLocket raises $1m from Rho Canada Ventures, Peter Thiel and more ( [edit]
  21. TribeHR Raises $2.5M in Funding ( [edit]
  22. Kiip Raises $11 Million Funding Round to Fuel Explosive Worldwide Growth in Mobile Rewards Market ( [edit]
  23. Copious Raises $5 Million Series A To Build Out The eBay With A Social Backbone ( [edit]
  24. Social Fundraising Platform,, Raises $7.9 Million to Rally the World ( [edit]
  25. Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By SingTel Innov8 ( [edit]
  26. VC Funding: Q2 2012 source [edit]
  27. PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution ( [edit]
  28. Adaptive Planning Raises $22M in Venture Capital Financing ( [edit]
  29. Appcelerator Swiftly Raises $16M More To Accelerate Scaling ( [edit]
  30. Extreme Startups Launches Accelerator With $7 Million In Funding From Top Canadian VCs ( [edit]
  31. Citation Needed [add]
  32. VC Funding: Q1 2012 [edit]
  33. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  34. Aiming To Become The ‘Valedictorian’ Of Smart Calendar Apps, Tempo Raises $10M ( [edit]
  35. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  36. Catalog Spree Raises $6.1M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  37. mDialog Raises $5 Million From BlackBerry Partners Fund ( [edit]
  38. Sequoia Leads $24.5M Funding Round For Employee Rewards Company Achievers ( [edit]
  39. I Love Rewards Raises $14M in Funding; Rebrands to Achievers ( [edit]
  40. [edit]
  41. Mobile Commerce Firm Digby Lands $8 Million ( [edit]
  42. Payfone Closes $19M Funding Round ( [edit]
  43. Neuralitic Systems Closes $8M Series B Funding Round ( [edit]
  44. Facial Recognition Tech Startup Viewdle Raises $10 Million From Best Buy, Others ( [edit]
  45. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  46. Apple Vet Makes First Venture Bet On Mobile-Pay Start-Up Payfone ( [edit]
  47. Aepona Announces Completion of Strategic Investment by SAP Ventures ( [edit]
  48. BlackBerry Partners Fund Leads $9 Million Funding Round For Transpera ( [edit]
  49. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  50. EDGAR [edit]
  51. Khosla And RRE Lead $16.2 Million Series C In Xobni ( [edit]
  52. ecobee Raises $6.73M in Equity Funding ( [edit]
  53. Announcing financing + release of Shake & Spell for BlackBerry ( [edit]
  54. QuickPlay Media raises $12 million for mobile video ( [edit]
  55. Nexage raises $4M to serve mobile video content ( [edit]
  56. I Love Rewards Raises $6.9 Million in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  57. Email startup Xobni leaves beta, raises $3.2M ( [edit]
  58. Neuralitic Systems Raises Additional Funding from Blackberry Partners Fund - BBPF's US$3 million, combined with earlier contributions by Vertex Venture Capital, BDC Venture Capital and GO Capital Fund, L.P., brings total investment raised to US$10 million ( [edit]
  59. Xobni Closes $7 Million B Round Led By Cisco ( [edit]
  60. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  61. WorldMate® Raises $8 Million in Series C Funding Round Led by BlackBerry Partners Fund ( [edit]
  62. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  63. BlackBerry Partners Fund announces first three outside investments ( [edit]
  64. It Takes Two To Tungle. Calendering Firm Raises $5M ( [edit]
  66. GlassBox raises $5M for digital content creation ( [edit]
  67. VFM Interactive Inc. Completes $13.5 Million Financing ( [edit]
  68. QuickPlay Media, mobile video delivery co., raises $15M more. ( [edit]
  69. Shoplogix Secures an Additional $7 Million in Venture Capital Financing ( [edit]
  70. Welcome To The Tungle: Canadian P2P Conference App Does 1st Round ( [edit]
  71. EDGAR [edit]
  72. EDGAR [edit]
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