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InternMatch Raises $1.2 Million To Expand Beyond Internships To Include Paying Jobs, Is Thinking About Rebranding

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InternMatch, a 500 Startups-backed company focused on matching college students with employers, is today announcing an additional round of $1.2 million in funding to expand its platform beyond internships, in order to target both underclassmen and recent graduates. And yes, it’s thinking about rebranding, too. The new bridge round comes...
InternMatch Raises $1.2 Million To Expand Beyond Internships To Include Paying Jobs, Is Thinking About Rebranding

Microsoft launches its own angel fund

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Microsoft has launched Bing Fund, an angel fund with an incubator program that will make Microsoft resources available to startups and potentially provide it with acquisition targets in the future, Microsoft said in a blog post Thursday....
Microsoft launches its own angel fund

Energy storage upstart EnerG2 scores new cash

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EnerG2, a manufacturer of carbon materials which are used in next-generation energy storage systems such as lead acid batteries, ultracapacitors and lithium ion batteries, has raised $9.3 million in financing, according to a SEC filing. “Our investors have seen the successful transition EnerG2 has made from its roots as an...
Energy storage upstart EnerG2 scores new cash

‘Angry Birds’ Now a $100 Million Revenue Business

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“Angry Birds” started in December 2009 as a silly mobile-phone game that involves sling-shotting cartoon birds at smirking pigs. Now it’s a $100 million-a-year business. AFP/Getty Images Rovio Chief Executive Officer Mikael Hed poses with two “Angry Bird” characters at the company premises in Espoo. Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish game developer...
‘Angry Birds’ Now a $100 Million Revenue Business

JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

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Shopspot, a graduate of the inaugural 2012 JFDI Asia Bootcamp accelerator, has announced a pair of significant updates after revealing that it has extended its seed funding round and pivoted its C2C marketplace — available via an iOS app or the Web — to a B2C model. Shopspot is incorporated in...
JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

‘Super Angel’ Fund Felicis Ventures Grows Up

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Felicis Ventures, a “super angel” investment firm run by former Google executive Aydin Senkut, has raised a new $70 million fund as it grows into doing bigger deals and writing bigger checks....
‘Super Angel’ Fund Felicis Ventures Grows Up

Social group tour marketplace TourRadar books funding from ex-Expedia CEO and others

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Founded by Australian brothers out of Austria, social travel startup TourRadar is today announcing a ‘strategic round of angel funding’ from a couple of heavy-hitters from the travel industry and beyond. The size of the round isn’t being disclosed, but investors include Erik Blachford, the former CEO of Expedia, and...
Social group tour marketplace TourRadar books funding from ex-Expedia CEO and others

Felicis, the super angel fund started by former Google exec Aydin Senkut, raises $52 million

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Felicis Ventures, the super angel investment firm that was founded by former Googler Aydin Senkut back in 2006, has raised $52 million for a new fund according to an SEC filing that surfaced on Friday. The fund, named Felicis Ventures III, is $12 million bigger than the firm’s last institutional...
Felicis, the super angel fund started by former Google exec Aydin Senkut, raises $52 million

Angry Birds Goes Into Space

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By Sven Grundberg Apparently, the sky isn’t the limit for “Angry Birds,” the cult bird-throwing game developed by Finnish game studio Rovio. In the latest installment of the game, due to launch on March 22, the birds and their arch enemies, the pigs, are moving out to space. Rovio Pigs...
Angry Birds Goes Into Space

InnoSpring, The Valley’s First US-China Tech Incubator, Opens Its Doors And Launches A Seed Fund

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China. It’s got nearly 1.4 billion people within its borders — and over 1/3 of them are online. It’s the largest online population in the world. To say that it’s an important market would be a ludicrous understatement. Alas, it’s also an incredibly difficult market to break into —...
InnoSpring, The Valley’s First US-China Tech Incubator, Opens Its Doors And Launches A Seed Fund

Oregon-based mobile ticketing startup GlobeSherpa raises $1.3M to expand in the US and overseas

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Mobile transit ticketing service GlobeSherpa announced today that it has raised $1.3 million in Series B funding. The round was led by The Oregon Angel Fund and the new capital will be used to help accelerate the company’s expansion into national and international markets. Scott Grout, a member of the...
Oregon-based mobile ticketing startup GlobeSherpa raises $1.3M to expand in the US and overseas

This week at Microsoft: Surface, the Bing Fund, and the Xbox 360

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Friday is upon us yet again, meaning that it is nothing but the time for TNW’s weekly Microsoft roundup. Admit it, you are giddy all Thursday in anticipation. This was a week of news not like the past few, so strap in. As always, for the full dose, head to the...
This week at Microsoft: Surface, the Bing Fund, and the Xbox 360
Transparent Ad Platform Human Demand Closes $900K Series A

Microsoft Launches Its Own Angel Fund

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Microsoft has launched Bing Fund, an angel fund with an incubator program that will make Microsoft resources available to startups.....
Microsoft Launches Its Own Angel Fund
Jawfish Games Launches Its Real-Time, Multiplayer Platform For iOS, Android

Bing Fund taking shape to help Microsoft search for the next big thing in online services

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Microsoft's Online Services Division (OSD) hasn't exactly had a lot of good news to share lately, most painful being the recent $6.2 billion write-down thanks to the aQuantive acquisition, so it's turning to a higher power for its next bet. The company appears to be creating an angel incubator...
Bing Fund taking shape to help Microsoft search for the next big thing in online services
FlightCar brings the sharing economy to airport car rentals, launches at SFO with $570k in Seed funding

Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool

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    It’s tough being a journalist, especially if you’re covering technology and living in Silicon Valley, because it seems as if everyone around you is getting fabulously rich while you’re stuck in a job that will never, ever make you wealthy. What’s worse is that all these people...
Hit men, click whores, and paid apologists: Welcome to the Silicon Cesspool

Serendip hopes to help you find your music soul mates with its free web app

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Serendip has launched a free web app called MyMusicSoulMates (MMSM), the Israeli startup has announced. As you may have guessed from its name, MMSM lets you find people who share your music tastes. You have three options to get started with MMSM: connect it to your Facebook and Twitter accounts, or simply...
Serendip hopes to help you find your music soul mates with its free web app

Razer Taps Bing Fund GM And Former VoodooPC Founder Rahul Sood To Advise Board Of Directors

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Now that it’s spent some time trying to navigate the gap between churning out PC accessories and actual, honest-to-goodness gaming computers, the folks at Razer have seen fit to look for some experts for guidance. To that end, Razer announced earlier today that it has appointed entrepreneur and former VoodooPC...
Razer Taps Bing Fund GM And Former VoodooPC Founder Rahul Sood To Advise Board Of Directors
Subscription Commerce Startup Love With Food Raises $645,000 To Bring Gourmet Food To The Masses
Facebook lead designer Ben Blumenfeld leaves for Designer Fund

Celly gets $1.4m and launches iPhone app to bring instant mobile social networks to more communities

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Celly, the mobile platform that allows anyone to create “emergent social networks” accessible from their phone or tablet, has raised $1.4 million in funding led by the Oregon Angel Fund (OAF). In addition, Upstart Labs, the Portland Seed Fund, and various other investors have joined the round. To complement the...
Celly gets $1.4m and launches iPhone app to bring instant mobile social networks to more communities

Microsoft Launches Its Own Angel Fund

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Microsoft has launched Bing Fund, an angel fund with an incubator program that will make Microsoft resources available to startups and potentially provide it......
Microsoft Launches Its Own Angel Fund

Why China won’t be innovative for at least 20 more years

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Xu Xiaoping, one of China’s most prominent angel investors, doesn’t think China will be able to produce its own equivalent of Steve Jobs or Bill Gates in this generation. On Saturday, I went to a Yale Club of Beijing talk by Xu Xiaoping (pictured above) at Peking University. He’s an...
Why China won’t be innovative for at least 20 more years
I don't think you're ready for this Celly -- startup raises $1.4M to bring social networking to classrooms

Cvent buys mobile conference apps maker CrowdCompass for $10 million

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Cvent, a provider of cloud-based event management solutions, has spent $10 million on the purchase of CrowdCompass, a Portland, OR-based software startup that specializes in apps for business events like conferences and tradeshows. The deal is another testament to Cvent’s increased focus on products for smartphones and tablets after the...
Cvent buys mobile conference apps maker CrowdCompass for $10 million
BonaYou’s social-gifting Mastercard scheme gets funding

Ron Conway Raising $10 Million Angel Fund To Expand SV Angel

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Ron Conway Raising $10 Million Angel Fund To Expand SV Angel

Portland becomes first city to let you buy transit tickets with your smartphone

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More and more paper products are going digital, and now, Portland’s transit ticketing system is the latest to do the same. TriMet, Oregon’s largest provider of bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services, today unveiled its new e-ticket app that was built by GlobeSherpa, a Portland-based provider of secure mobile ticketing software and...
Portland becomes first city to let you buy transit tickets with your smartphone
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