– Venture Capital – This Week in Venture Capital – Mike Hirshland, General Partner at Polaris Ventures

Mark Suster hosts This Week in Venture Capital, with his guest Mike Hirshland, General Partner at Polaris Ventures. For more information, show notes, and an upcoming schedule, go to www.thisweekin.com. Read Mark Suster’s notes on Both Sides of the Table. www.bothsidesofthetable.com Lijit www.lijit.com -Provides publishers innovative site-search tools that enhance user engagement (avc.com uses it) Total raised: .3M Read more: techcrunch.com SGN sgn.com -Developer and publisher of social mobile games Total raised: M Read more: techcrunch.com Apptera apptera.com -Operates a ‘Voice and Visual Mobile Advertising Network’ called MobileAd Xchange that delivers in-call voice advertisements and follow-up visual engagements (SMS, MMS) Total raised: M Read more: techcrunch.com SafetyWeb safetyweb.com -Web service that allows parents to monitor children’s activity on social networks in realtime for about /child/month Current round: M led by Battery Ventures with First Round participating Read more: techcrunch.com Bill.com bill.com -Formerly CashView, bill.com helps businesses streamline bill payments Total raised: mm Read more: techcrunch.com M&A Bebo (acquired by Criterion Capital from AOL) bebo.com Read more: techcrunch.com OTHER Barnes & Nobles and Amazon drop prices of e-readers. tcrn.ch Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital raises a .5MM Angel fund. Read more: techcrunch.com MySpace Co-president Jason Hirschhorn out. Read more: techcrunch.com
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