May 26, 2019

Wisconsin State Journal

Tom Still: Midwest becoming venture hot spot

Dan Malven isn’t a wide-eyed optimist by nature. He’s a sober, even cautious, venture capitalist who is diligent about investments made by the fund he helps manage, Wisconsin-based 4490 Ventures. [...]

May 22, 2019

Business Wire

Canada’s Top Builders Distinguished With The 16th Annual Avid Awards For Highest Homebuyer Ratings

In recognition of the best builders providing extraordinary customer experiences, Avid Ratings Canada proudly announced the winners of the 16th Annual Avid Awards during the CHBA National Conference on May 10, 2019, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. [...]

May 20, 2019

Vator News

Meet Greg Robinson, Managing Director of 4490 Ventures

4490 Ventures focuses on funding companies from the Midwest: Venture capital used to be a cottage industry, with very few investing in tomorrow’s products and services. Oh, how times have changed! [...]

May 14, 2019


Axios Pro Rata

Understory, a Madison, Wisconsin-based weather station network, raised $5.25 million in Series B funding. True Ventures led, and was joined by 4490 Ventures and Rise of the Rest. [...]

May 14, 2019

Insurance Innovation Reporter

Understory Raises $5.25M To Expand Deployment Of Global Weather Sensor Network

The Series B funding round, led by True Ventures, brings total funding to $22.25M and will be used accelerate international expansion across insurance, agriculture, government and environmental markets. [...]

May 14, 2019


Weather Tech Q&A: Understory CEO on “Ground Truth,” Climate Change

As climate change brings more extreme and unpredictable weather, the stakes for improving the ability to track and forecast atmospheric conditions are rising. [...]

May 14, 2019

Pulse 2.0

Weather Network And Analytics Company Understory Raises $5.25 Million

Understory, a Madison, Wisconsin-based weather network and analytics company led by CEO and co-founder Alex Kubicek and co-founder Bryan Dow, announced it closed $5.25 million in Series B funding led by True Ventures. 4490 Ventures and Revolution’s Rise of the [...]

May 13, 2019


Top tech startup news for today, Monday, May 13, 2019

Understory closes $5.25 million Series B funding round to expand global deployment of weather sensor network. The round was led by True Ventures,with participation from 4490 Ventures and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. [...]