5. Parkifi, $2 million, September 15th
Investors: Howard Hughes Corp. and Simon Property Group
Bio: Parkifi provides small sensors that physically monitor the availability of parking spots and sends parking operators real time data on their inventory.
News: Parkifi is a young company, and other than the news of their funding and an abundance of profile articles, not much has been written about them. Here’s ours.
4. aWhere, $3 million, September 28th
Bio: The aWhere Platform harnesses the power of data to help national governments and global development organizations focus on saving lives and building healthy, sustainable communities.
News: aWhere recently launched an online developer community for agricultural technology.
3. TeamSnap, $10 million, September 16th
Investors: Northgate Capital, the Colorado Impact Fund, Crawley Ventures and the Foundry Group
Bio: TeamSnap is dedicated to taking the hassle out of managing, coaching and participating in team sports. Nine million coaches, parents, team managers and players use TeamSnap's web and mobile apps to save their sanity and stay in the know through email, text and instant alerts.
News: As part of their funding announcement, TeamSnap also announced their intention to build out their platform to serve the organizations that teams play in.
2. Wayin, $15.4 million, September 28
Investors: US Venture Partners, Hasso Plattner Ventures, Scott McNealy, and David Duffield
Bio: Wayin finds the best social trends and content to persuade audience action and drive marketing results.
News: Earlier this year the former CEO of Sun Microsystems, Scott McNealy, returned to be CEO of Wayin (which he founded).
1. Ibotta, $40 million, September 28th
Investors: Jim Clark and others
Bio: Ibotta is a free, fun, and easy way to earn cash back for buying your favorite brands at your favorite stores.
News: As part of the funding announcement the company also said they intended to hire as many as 300 new employees and make a move into a much larger office.