Steamboat Re-Ups On Mobile Measurement Firm Ground Truth

Burbank-based Steamboat Ventures, the venture capital arm of Walt Disney, has re-upped its investment in a provider of mobile and Internet usage analytics and measurement tools. According to Seattle, Washington-based Ground Truth, it has raised another $8M in funding, from North Bridge Venture Partners, Steamboat Ventures, Voyager Capital, Emergence Capital, and OPENAIR Equity Partners. The new funding came in conjunction with the merger of the company with Umber Systems, based in Massachusetts. Steamboat is a prior investor in Ground Truth, and Managing Director Beau Laskey sits on the company's board. More information »