PALO ALTO, Sep. 23, 2014 – Cornerstone Angels portfolio company Robinhood, a stock trading app with zero commissions, has now raised an additional $13 million in Series A funding.
In December 2013, Robinhood raised $3 million from Index Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. The Series A round was joined by financial tech fund Ribbit Capital, StockTwits’ Howard Lindzon, Path founder Dave Morin’s Slow Ventures, Box’s Aaron Levie, Snoop Dogg, Jared Leto, and Nas of Queensbridge Venture Partners brings Robinhood to $16 million in funding.
More details in this article – Robinhood Techcrunch article
Houston, TX — Sep 10, 2014 Cornerstone Co-Founder Larry Hayward will be participating at the Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum on Thursday, September 11. As part of the program he will also be holding office hours on September 10 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm. All of the events are held at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University at McNair Hall in Houston, Texas.
The Rice Alliance’s 12th Annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum on September 11, 2014 is the largest energy and clean technology venture capital conference in the southwest.This event represents an opportunity to learn about the latest emerging technologies, meet investors to seek funding, see promising companies, learn about investment opportunities, meet individuals from the energy & clean technology industry, learn about promising companies seeking to expand their management team, as well networking and learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, researchers, investment professional and business executives. For more details on the event please follow the link. Rice University Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum
Minneapolis,MN — Sep 10, 2014 Cornerstone Co-founder Larry Hayward has been appointed to the advisory committee of the 2014 Midwest Innovation Summit. The 2014 Midwest Innovation Summit will take place on October 27-28, 2014, at the Depot Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This annual conference, organized by Midwest Cleantech Open and partners, explores how the Midwest is capitalizing on these trends and providing market leadership, and offers insights into new industry developments and upcoming opportunities. Organized by Midwest Cleantech Open and it’s partners, this flagship event convenes professionals interested the segment of the Impact Economy focused scalable solutions that drive natural resource efficiency and/or reduce environmental impact. Summit attendees include:
- Financial and strategic investors and financial institutions
- Emerging businesses and large and small corporations
- Policymakers and sustainability professionals Industry trade organizations Academia
For more details on the event please follow the link. 2014 Midwest Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL — Sep 4, 2014 Cornerstone Founder Larry Hayward will be speaking at the 2014 New England Venture Summit on December 9th 2014.
The 9th annual New England Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers. For more details on the event please follow the link. 2014 New England Venture Summit
Michael Gruber joins Nick Moran of The Full Ratchet to discuss Angel Groups.
You can listen to the full interview at the following link –
Michael Gruber interview on Full Ratchet
CHICAGO, Apr. 8, 2014 – Cornerstone Angels and COP portfolio company EatStreet, an online and mobile food ordering service, has now raised an additional $6 million in Series B funding. The round included participation from Series A investors Cornerstone Opportunity Partners, Independence Equity, Great Oaks Venture Capital as well as from CSA Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, and other angels. Please see press release below for more details –
Eatstreet Techcrunch press release
Chicago, IL — Jan 15, 2014 — Laurence K. Hayward is appointed to Chairman of the Board of Cee6Cubed. Chicago-based Cee6Cubed designs and manufactures nano-composite materials and components. The company is commercializing the use of spark plasma sintering (SPS) to produce silicon carbide, tungsten carbide, silicon nitride and novel composite materials. Hayward’s fellow Board members include the company’s founders as well as representatives from Superior Graphite, which has provided graphite and carbon-based solutions to a wide range of markets since 1917. For more information see www.cee6cubed.com.
Chicago, IL — Nov 22, 2013 — Laurence K. Hayward is appointed to the Board of Directors of Cee6Cubed. Chicago-based Cee6Cubed designs and manufactures nano-composite materials and components. The company is commercializing the use of spark plasma sintering (SPS) to produce silicon carbide, tungsten carbide, silicon nitride and novel composite materials. Hayward’s fellow Board members include the company’s founders as well as representatives from Superior Graphite, which has provided graphite and carbon-based solutions to a wide range of markets since 1917. For more information see www.cee6cubed.com.
Madison start-up EatStreet gobbles up more online restaurant orders. Follow link for article