03/2012 – Gigaom

Docstoc founder Jason Nazar wants to make it easier for anyone to start a business, any kind of business anywhere in the U.S. And to support those ambitions, he’s launched a new venture, called, which is focused on making all the licenses and permits one needs to start up and maintain a company easy […]


Rustic Canyon was the Series A investor in Leads360 in 2007. Since then, the company has grown impressively and we are pleased to welcome Volition Capital as the new Series B lead investor. TechCrunch article


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UrbanSitter, an online service for parents and sitters to connect through people they know, has secured $1.75 million in seed funding. Led by First Round Capital, with participation from Rustic Canyon Partners, Menlo Ventures and several angel investors, the funds will further UrbanSitter’s mission to make booking a trusted sitter as easy as […]

09/2011 –

* Says UBS Investment Bank to underwrite IPO * To list shares under ticker symbol ‘FLCM’ * To use proceeds to construct ethanol production facility Sept 22 (Reuters) – Biofuel producer Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday to raise up to $115 million in an initial public offering of common stock. In […]


SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Serious Materials announced today that it has changed its name to Serious Energy. The new name reflects the company’s suite of energy software services and advanced building products designed to increase the value of America’s buildings, for both owners and occupants. For building owners, the goal is to increase net operating income. For occupants, the […]


IDENTEC GROUP AG, the leading global RFID solutions provider, has acquired 100% of Hothead Technologies, Inc. In conjunction with the acquisition, Peter Linke, an industry veteran with a long track record of successfully growing high technology companies, was appointed President and CEO of Hothead.

06/2011 – socalTECH

Interest in technology IPOs appears to have hit a new high Thursday, as daily deals firm Groupon filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raised up to $750M in an IPO.

05/2011 – TechCrunch

Ad network Reply has acquired online marketing network for small business owners MerchantCircle for $60 million in cash and stock. The transaction is expected to be completed in Q3 2011.

05/2011 – Business Wire

Now with 2000 RFID Solution customers in 16 Industries on all Continents, Focuses on US Expansion and Industry Leading Innovation.

05/2011 – GeekWire

Marketfish, a Seattle startup which operates an online marketplace for email marketing lists, has reeled in $4.5 million in new financing from Rustic Canyon and Javelin Ventures, GeekWire has learned.