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Pana raises $10M Series A, led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Pana raises $10 million to help companies arrange travel for onsite interviews. Congrats to Devon, Sam and the team

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Natty Zola
4/29/2019
Techstars Boulder 2019 Demo Day

Natty hosts the Techstars Boulder 2019 Demo Day at the Boulder Theater where the 10 companies presented to a packed house.

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Natty Zola
4/23/2019
Our investment in Halp

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund II has completed an investment in Halp (halp.com). Halp is a conversation-based ticketing system for operations teams (HR, IT, finance, ops).

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Natty Zola
3/21/2019
Our investment in Pana

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund II has completed an investment in Pana (pana.com). Pana is a corporate travel management tool that helps book travel and track expenses for non-employees.

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Natty Zola
3/20/2019
Flashfood raises round led by General Catalyst

Matchstick Ventures portfolio company Flashfood closed their latest round, led by General Catalyst. Congrats to Josh and the team!

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Ryan Broshar
2/27/2019
Branch adds pay advances to scheduling app

Matchstick Ventures portfolio company Branch launches pay advances, an alternative to payday lending.

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Ryan Broshar
2/15/2019
Our investment in Onward

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund II completed an investment in Onward (onwardrides.com). Onward is a marketplace of services to help seniors age-in-place, starting with transportation services.

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Natty Zola
2/13/2019
Venture capitalist says 'narrative has changed' on Twin Cities startup scene

Ryan was profiled in the StarTribune and talked about the Twin Cities startup ecosystem.

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Ryan Broshar
12/22/2018
Minneapolis: Where People Are Nice, Craft Beer Is Plentiful, and the Startup Scene Is Hot

Ryan was profiled in Inc. magazines piece on the startup scene in Minnesota.

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Ryan Broshar
11/1/2018
Our investment in Zestful

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund II has completed an investment in Zestful (zestful.com). Zestful is a customizable employee and membership perk card.

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Natty Zola
10/28/2018