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Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

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Making purchases from your social media feeds just got easier thanks to Chirpify. The Portland-based startup is now allowing its members to pay using their credit and debit cards, as well automated clearing house (ACH) payments. Previously, using PayPal was the only way to make purchases. Now, Chirpify users can...
Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments
Neurotrack nabs $90K for its tech that predicts the onset of Alzheimer's (exclusive)

Disruptive, Defined: uBeam Lands $750K To Let You Charge Gadgets Without Plugs

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This is what we talk about when we talk about Disrupt. uBeam, a small startup founded by Meredith Perry, a 22-year-old new graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, has taken on $750,000 in seed funding to build out its technology for wirelessly charging electronic devices. uBeam’s investors include Founders Fund’s...
Disruptive, Defined: uBeam Lands $750K To Let You Charge Gadgets Without Plugs

Teambox delivers a fresh (and sweet) cloud collaboration platform, lands $1.5m and an experienced CEO

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Teambox, a collaboration and business communications software company that was started in Spain, is today launching the latest version (#4) of its namesake platform. In addition, the startup says it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from a number of angel investors and hired a CEO to be better...
Teambox delivers a fresh (and sweet) cloud collaboration platform, lands $1.5m and an experienced CEO
French fashion startup raises $1.5M to spread 'ineffable French touch' worldwide

Casual gaming vets raise cash for UpTap, focusing on a new class of tablet-based games

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Daniel Bernstein is back in the startup game. The Seattle area entrepreneur, best known for founding Sandlot Games, has formed a new company by the name of UpTap that’s focusing on tablet-based games, GeekWire has learned. The 2-month-old company just landed a seed round of $645,000 from Seattle angel investors,...
Casual gaming vets raise cash for UpTap, focusing on a new class of tablet-based games
Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces 'Perks' To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

Going Beyond Pinterest: 500 Startups And Others Back Visual Advertising Platform Reachli

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Visual content marketing service Reachli (formerly Pinerly), has raised a seed round from 500 Startups, PNP Venture Capital, Zelkova Ventures (Early Klout, Fab investors), Philquo Ventures (Fab investor), GVA ventures, and angel investors including William Lohse (invested in Pinterest’s first round), Howard Love (CEO Lovetoknow.com), Saeed Amidi (Plug and Play founder), plus a few others from the...
Going Beyond Pinterest: 500 Startups And Others Back Visual Advertising Platform Reachli
Consumer-focused Maveron formalizes its Seed program, will make one investment per month

Blue Apron Rounds Up $3 Million in Funding for Online Meal Service

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Blue Apron has raised $3 million in venture capital to continue growing its food delivery service that ships to your door all the ingredients necessary to fix a meal. Investors in the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company include First Round Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, as well as a handful of angel investors,...
Blue Apron Rounds Up $3 Million in Funding for Online Meal Service
Show me the Honey! E-commerce startup sweetens online shopping by saving you money
After Deals With Pearson & McGraw Hill, Pathbrite Adds $4M To Take Digital Portfolios Beyond The Campus

Deep Information Sciences scores $10M for its general-purpose database

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Investors continue to bet on databases that can handle large swaths and wide varieties of data. The latest proof point:  Deep Information Sciences on Tuesday said it has $10 million in new Series A funding to fuel what it calls a high-performing transactional and analytic database. Funding sources include Stage 1 Ventures,...
Deep Information Sciences scores $10M for its general-purpose database

K9 Ventures raises $40M micro-VC fund

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K9 Ventures has established its second fund, raising $40 million for a tech-focused micro-VC fund. The K9 Ventures II fund will be run by Manu Kumar, who headed the earlier fund. K9 Ventures started invested its first fund of $6.25 million in 2009. That fund made investments of around $100,000...
K9 Ventures raises $40M micro-VC fund

Gokuai, a cloud storage firm with over 1 million registered users in China, lands $6.4m

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Gokuai, a Chinese copycat of Box that was only founded in 2012, has secured RMB 40 million (roughly $6.4 million) in funding. Gokuai, which actually bills itself as “China’s Box.net” in the press release announcing the new capital injection, first raised seed funding from angel investors in May 2012 through...
Gokuai, a cloud storage firm with over 1 million registered users in China, lands $6.4m

Enterprise Cloud Integration Company SnapLogic Raises $20M From Ignition, Andreessen Horowitz

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SnapLogic, a company that helps enterprises integrate their cloud environments with on-premise solutions, has raised $20 million Series C funding round led by Ignition Partners, joined by Triangle Peak Partners and existing investor Andreessen Horowitz. To date, SnapLogic has raised a total of $32.5 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Maples Investments,...
Enterprise Cloud Integration Company SnapLogic Raises $20M From Ignition, Andreessen Horowitz

Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

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Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part guest column by Zach Noorani that examines the ways in which equity crowdfunding might impact the startup world and the venture capital industry specifically. Zach is a former VC and current second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani. It’s...
Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

YouEye raises $3M to expand its cloud-based UX testing service, launches insite tracking tool in beta

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YouEye, a startup which aims to make user experience (UX) testing more efficient through remote services, has raised $3 million in funds and is announcing a new beta product dubbed insite. The round was led by numerous angel investors, including Saba Software founder Bobby Yazdani, Googler Brian McClendon and former-Googler Beth McClendon. YouEye’s technology features webcam eye tracking and...
YouEye raises $3M to expand its cloud-based UX testing service, launches insite tracking tool in beta

PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

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PagerDuty has raised $10.7 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out an IT alert service that is modeled on what Amazon Web Services developed to manage its massive infrastructure. The funding will go toward building additional services to give IT managers a way to quantify how staff is responding to alerts and develop new...
PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

The 17-Year-Old That Yahoo Paid $30 Million Was Renting His Startup's Core Technology

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Yahoo's weird-looking Summly acquisition is looking weirder by the minute. Yahoo made big news this week when it bought Summly, a startup with a 17-year-old CEO named Nick D'Aloisio, for $30 million. The acquisition was led by Yahoo HR boss Jackie Reeses. Before Yahoo shut it down, Summly was an...
The 17-Year-Old That Yahoo Paid $30 Million Was Renting His Startup's Core Technology

Reachli (formerly Pinerly) raises seed money for in-image ads

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Marketers have been anticipating the release of Pinterest’s API for almost a year. In the interim, a myriad of SaaS tools have sprung up, some in the form of new startups like Pinerly, and others under the umbrella of the now-acquired social SaaS tools from Wildfire, Buddy Media and Vitrue....
Reachli (formerly Pinerly) raises seed money for in-image ads

Immigration Bill Simplified: 5 Proposed Changes For High-Skilled Immigrants

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The US Senate dropped an 844-page immigration bill on America’s shoulders’ today [PDF]. For decades, the tech industry has been begging for more immigrant engineers, researchers, and investors. Here’s 5 essential changes proposed in the United State Senate’s draft of comprehensive immigration reform. 1. Visas For Startups and Investors...
Immigration Bill Simplified: 5 Proposed Changes For High-Skilled Immigrants

Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?

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Depending on how you define it, blogging is about 15 years old now, and many believe that it has either been killed off by social networks such as Twitter and Facebook or forced to go upscale like The Huffington Post. But there are those who are trying to reinvent the...
Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?
MicroVentures doles out $16M in investments while it 'patiently waits' for the SEC
Danger!! High Voltage! Heatma.ps knows what happens when we touch...iPhones

Location-Based Tour Guide App Stray Boots Raises $2M As It Looks To Expand Mobile Reach

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Stray Boots, a New York-based startup that got its start delivering guided tour scavenger hunt games to tourists and city dwellers around the world via SMS, and which recently made the move to mobile apps, today announced a new $2 million Series A funding round, led by Milestone Venture Partners and including...
Location-Based Tour Guide App Stray Boots Raises $2M As It Looks To Expand Mobile Reach

Mobile-Friendly Pet Locator PetHub Closes $1.3 Million Seed Round

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Seattle-based startup PetHub just closed its seed round of $1.3 million from angel investors (including PetHub founder Tom Arnold‘s dad!) for a service that helps lost pets find their way home. The company uses a combination of online pet profiles and scannable ID tags that allow anyone with a mobile...
Mobile-Friendly Pet Locator PetHub Closes $1.3 Million Seed Round

How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

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Socialance is a startup out of London that has moved to Santiago, Chile, for six months. The reason for the move is pretty straightforward: Start-Up Chile is giving the company $40,000 without taking any equity stake. And the rent is relatively cheap. Start-Up Chile, which was here at Disrupt San...
How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco
PlaceFull: This startup might help you find that ultra cool party or meeting space
uBeam Raises 750k from FF Angel, Andreessen Horowitz and CrunchFund and Angels
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