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1000 Winter Street Suite 2000
Waltham, MA, 02451
La Jolla, USA
5580 La Jolla Blvd
Unit 80
La Jolla, CA, 92037
Taipei, TWN
2F 242 Yang-Guang Street
Taipei, 11491, TWN


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Stage 1 Ventures

Stage 1 Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that is seeking to build partnerships with great entrepreneurs that are flexible and who want to build meaningful companies. They want to assist you with their global network of relationships as well as provide the capital you need to fuel the growth of your company. Their market focus today is in Mobile, the Executable Internet or Software as a Service (SaaS) , IPTV and Internet Video, Pay-For-Performance Marketing and Advertising, and Security.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Flashnotes 2/2014Series A$3.6M4
PureCars 12/2013Series B$5M2
Openbay 10/2013Seed6
Paydiant 9/2013Series C$15M3
dondeEsta 8/2013Convertible Note$50k1
SiteWit 6/2013Series A$1.5M1
Marxent Labs 3/2013Venture Round$800k1
PureCars 1/2013Series A$5M2
Promoboxx 12/2012Seed$1.38M13
Paydiant 7/2012Series B$12M4
Maple Farm Media 4/2012Seed$500k1
Marxent Labs 12/2011Venture Round$1M3
Marxent Labs 6/2011Venture Round3
Veloxum Corporation 7/2010Series A$2M1
Delfigo Security 3/2010Series A$1.5M1
HipLogic 12/2009Series B$7M4
InStream Media 3/2009Series A2



  1. Flashnotes, A Peer-To-Peer Marketplace For College Study Materials, Picks Up Another $3.6M ( [edit]
  2. PureCars Closes $5M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  3. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  4. Paydiant Closes $15M Funding ( [edit]
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  6. SiteWit Raises Over $1.5M In Equity Funding ( [edit]
  7. Marxent Labs Raises $800K in Financing ( [edit]
  8. PureCars Announces $5 Million Equity Capital Raise ( [edit]
  9. Promoboxxers Raises $1.375M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  10. Paydiant Gets $12M More To Build Out Its White-Label Mobile Payments API ( [edit]
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  12. Marxent Labs Receives Funding from Detroit Ventures Partners ( [edit]
  13. Detroit Venture Partners Source [edit]
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  16. HipLogic Raises $7 Million To Bring Smartphone Intelligence to Mass Market Phones ( [edit]
  17. inStream Announces Series A Financing ( [edit]
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