Airspace Link's drone tracking platform gathers government customers before going global

Detroit-based Airspace Link has positioned itself as a provider of increasingly important infrastructure in the burgeoning drone services space, letting operators get local and federal approval quickly. With $23 million in new backing, the company now plans to take its platform to other countries looking to get their drone industries off the ground.

Ryan Broshar
6/22/2022
Helio's Eric Reinhardt: Switching from natural gas to electricity will reduce Colorado’s smog

Eric Reinhardt, founder of Matchstick portfolio company Helio Home, wrote this opinion piece in The Colorado Sun about the power of reimagining how we power our homes and our lives in reducing smog, specifically in the Denver area.

Natty Zola
6/13/2022
StackHawk raises Series B

Big congrats to Joni, Ryan, Scott and the entire StackHawk team on raising their Series B to continue their leadership driving Developer-First Security. This new capital will acclerate their novel approach to application and API security testing.

Natty Zola
5/12/2022
PingPong acquired by Grain

We're excited to share the exciting news that PingPong (a stealth investment from Matchstick) is joining Grain! Together, they're going to build Grain into the category-leader in helping teams capture the power of video. A huge thank you to Jeff, Murphy and the whole PingPong team for such hard work and dedication over the PingPong journey.

Grain is also announcing they've raised $16M in Series A funding, led by Tiger Global Management.

Excited for what's to come for these teams! Congrats to everyone involved!

Natty Zola
4/13/2022
Our investment in Scholars

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in Scholars. Scholars is a tool that empowers employers to better engage and retain early-career talent from offer acceptance to start date.

Natty Zola
4/11/2022
Landline raises $28M in new funding

Landline recently announced a new $28 million investment led by our friends at Drive Capital. The funding — which is nearly three times Landline’s initial fundraising — brings its total invested capital to $38 million. With this funding, they have many big things planned including launching their newest airline partnership with American Airlines!

Ryan Broshar
4/9/2022
Social healthcare startup Reema Health raises $8 million

Reema announced Wednesday, 3/30 that it raised a seed round of $8 million to expand its social healthcare platform. Keep up the great work, Reema team!

Ryan Broshar
3/30/2022
How Colorado startups attracted $6.8 billion in venture investments in 2021

A record venture capital year is credited to the budding Colorado ecosystem for startups and talent in the works for more than a decade.

Ryan Broshar
3/14/2022
Branch raises $75M to help workers get paid faster

Branch, a Matchstick Fund I portfolio company that aims to power faster payments to contract workers with its technology, has raised $75 million in a Series C funding round that has closed just six months after it announced its last financing round.

Ryan Broshar
3/9/2022
Our investment in Circus

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in Circus. Circus empowers web3 community builders with the tools and information to build, maintain and grow long lasting communities.

Natty Zola
3/9/2022
Our investment in Delfina

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in Delfina. Delfina is an intelligent pregnancy care platform for healthier moms and babies.

Ryan Broshar
3/7/2022
Our investment in Stateless

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in Stateless. Stateless offers an API-First software router to enable hybrid, multi-cloud networking.

Natty Zola
3/7/2022
Our investment in Kahilla

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in Kahilla. Kahilla is a digital platform providing equitable access to coaching and community for women in the corporate world.

Natty Zola
2/24/2022
Our investment in ALLCITY Network

We are excited to announce that Matchstick Ventures Fund III has completed an investment in ALLCITY Network. ALLCITY Network is a digital network and lifestyle company for diehard sports fans.

Natty Zola
2/22/2022
Inspectorio Raises $50M Series B

We're so excited to share that Inspectorio, a Minnesota-based Matchstick Fund I portfolio company, has announced their $50M Series B. This team is doing great work, and we're so grateful for the chance to participate in their Series B round.

Ryan Broshar
1/31/2022