FIREBRAND NEWS

March 5, 2019

Announcing Ryan Merket has Joined Firebrand as Partner

We're thrilled to announce Ryan Merket has joined Firebrand as partner!

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January 17, 2019

 

ScaleFactor Raises $30M Series B

The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Firebrand, Canaan Partners, Broadhaven Ventures, and various angel investors.

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November 14, 2018

Automox Raises $9.3M Series A

Firebrand is thrilled to continue supporting Automox as part of their Series A! 

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July 30, 2018

ScaleFactor Raises $10M Series A

Firebrand is thrilled to announce ScaleFactor's Series A! 

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April 24, 2018

Announcing New Team Members Wendy Lea and Maranda Manning

Wendy Lea has joined the Firebrand team as Advisor and Maranda Manning has joined as Associate!

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April 3, 2018

Announcing the Closing of Firebrand Ventures Fund I

I'm very pleased to announce we have raised $17.7M to invest in exceptional founders in the Greater Midwest.

 

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March 1, 2018

Firebrand announces new investments, including one in KC

Kansas City's Firebrand Ventures announced four additional investments, including a Kansas City company.

 

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February 12, 2018

Dwolla Announces $12M Investment


The round was led by Foundry Group, with participation from Union Square Ventures, Next Level Ventures, Ludlow Ventures, High Alpha and Firebrand.

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May 30, 2017

Firebrand Ventures Makes 4 Investments in Midwest Startups

 

Kansas City-based Firebrand Ventures is kicking off the summer with a series of startup investments.

 

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January 20, 2017

Firebrand Ventures Invests in Des Moines-based Dwolla

 

Payments startup Dwolla raises $6.85M more, debuts Access API

 

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January 17, 2017

Firebrand Ventures Partners with Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

Firebrand Ventures' new university partnership will help budding entrepreneurs

 

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December 13, 2016

Illness forecaster Sickweather lands local investor, opening KC office

As part of a recent investment round, Sickweather will be returning to familiar stomping grounds to open a Kansas City office

 

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September 8, 2016

Westport Commons inks investment fund for huge shared workspace

One of Kansas City’s newest venture funds is making good on its promise to immerse itself in the world of startups ...

 

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July 21, 2016

Serial entrepreneur aims to solve pain point in KC: Early-stage funding

Serial entrepreneur John Fein has rolled out a new venture fund, and the idea started with a pain point he saw in Kansas City. ...

 

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