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With 300 Kiosks In 20 States, Device Recycler EcoATM Secures $40M In Debt Financing To Go Nationwide

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You know those mobile devices that everyone keeps raving about? Turns out it’s a huge business. Shocker, I know. Strategy Analytics recently estimated that about 1.6 billion mobile phones shipped in 2012. What’s more, according to Canalys’ report today, the tablet market grew by 75 percent in the fourth quarter...
With 300 Kiosks In 20 States, Device Recycler EcoATM Secures $40M In Debt Financing To Go Nationwide
SurveyMonkey raises $800M to give shareholders back some love

Quest Software goes private in $2 billion deal with Insight Venture Partners

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Quest Software, a major global IT management software company, has agreed to become a privately held company. The company was listed on NASDAQ. Affiliates of private equity and VC firm Insight Ventures Partners have agreed to pay $23 per share in cash, valuing Quest Software at no less than $2...
Quest Software goes private in $2 billion deal with Insight Venture Partners
Dealstruck takes on banks with 'Lending Club for small businesses'

Viggle's Deal To Buy GetGlue Hinges On $60M Of Financing 'From 2 Strategic Investors', Expected To Close In Next 30 Days

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A little detail in the 8-K form filed today by TV loyalty service Viggle, announcing its acquisition of social TV service GetGlue for $25 million (embedded below), notes that the deal hinges on Viggle successfully completing a “convertible debt financing equal to or greater than $60 million.” TechCrunch has learned...
Viggle's Deal To Buy GetGlue Hinges On $60M Of Financing 'From 2 Strategic Investors', Expected To Close In Next 30 Days

Facebook Marketing Firm Spruce Media Lays Off 20 People (FB)

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Facebook marketing management firm Spruce Media laid off about 20 people yesterday, COO Lucy Jacobs confirmed to Business Insider. The company's headcount is now about 35 people. The move came because Spruce wants to align its business with shifts in the way its clients are marketing and buying ads on...
Facebook Marketing Firm Spruce Media Lays Off 20 People (FB)

UPS Partners With And Backs Online Merchant Lender Kabbage; Will Provide Data For Underwriting

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Kabbage, which provides working capital to online merchants, is announcing a big deal today. The Atlanta-based startup is debuting a partnership with shipping giant UPS where for the first time ever, they will allow and facilitate customers offering their shipping and transportation data to Kabbage for use in the capital...
UPS Partners With And Backs Online Merchant Lender Kabbage; Will Provide Data For Underwriting

Fotolia scores $300m in equity, debt financing from PE firm KKR in exchange for 50% stake

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First stock imagery site Shutterstock files for a $115 million IPO, and now rival Fotolia is selling 50 percent of the company to private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR). KKR, which has over $62 billion in assets under management, is pumping $150 million in growth equity investment...
Fotolia scores $300m in equity, debt financing from PE firm KKR in exchange for 50% stake

M-Via lets you transfer money overseas from any phone — at a low cost

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M-Via, a young mobile phone payment service that lets you send or receive money on any type of phone, outside of the country — even if you and your recipients don’t have bank accounts — has raised $5 million in debt financing, according to a filing with the SEC....
M-Via lets you transfer money overseas from any phone — at a low cost

Dell Could Be A Private Company As Soon As Monday

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Michael Dell is on a mission to take his $23 billion PC company private once again, and a deal could be struck as soon as Monday.  The final details are being worked out, Reuters reports, and everything is expected to be finalized over the weekend. Dell, the company's founder and...
Dell Could Be A Private Company As Soon As Monday

Icahn acquires larger stake in Dell, proposes new buyout deal

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Carl Icahn has acquired a larger stake in Dell and called for a better buyout offer than the proposal of $13.65 per share from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners. Icahn has proposed that Dell commence a tender offer for around 1.1 billion shares at $14 per share, with...
Icahn acquires larger stake in Dell, proposes new buyout deal

NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM

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SugarCRM, a provider of commercial open source CRM software, has completed a $33 million equity and debt financing round. We’re told around $14 million of the round was equity financing. The investment round was led by New Enterprise Associates and includes participation from new investors Silicon Valley Bank and Gold...
NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM

Battle for Dell risks customer confidence, analysts say

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With Michael Dell still battling to get his US$24.4 billion buyout deal approved by shareholders, his company needs to avoid a long, drawn-out battle that could erode customer confidence, analysts say. Dell recently released details about counteroffers to the proposed purchase by Michael Dell and equity investor Silver Lake,...
Battle for Dell risks customer confidence, analysts say
Startups: Kabbage Raises Some Serious Cabbage for Small-Business Loans

Dell announces that it's going private, assisted by $2 billion loan from Microsoft

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The rumors were true. Dell has announced that it will go private, assisted by a $2 billion loan from Microsoft. The full deal between stockholders, Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake is being valued at around $24.4 billion. The exchange, which has been in the works since August,...
Dell announces that it's going private, assisted by $2 billion loan from Microsoft

Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

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As the time for a shareholder vote draws near, the Dell special committee weighing competing bids for the company said Wednesday that a plan from investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management comes up short by billions of dollars.The Dell committee reiterated that an offer from company founder Michael...
Wall Street Beat: Dell says Icahn bid comes up short by billions

Virtualization software firm PDH Virtual raises $4 million from Citrix and others

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PHD Virtual, a virtualization management software company that specializes in the backup of VMware and Citrix, and monitoring solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has raised $4 million (PDF). Half of the capital was raised in an equity funding round led by PHD Virtual business and technology partner Citrix...
Virtualization software firm PDH Virtual raises $4 million from Citrix and others

$150M In Facebook Business Gets Spruce Media A $15M Funding Round (FB)

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Facebook ad buyer Spruce Media says it has secured a $15 million in "debt financing" from Square 1 Bank on the back of a $150 million billings run rate in Q3 2012. (In this case, "billings" are the client budgets that get spent on Facebook; Spruce's fees would be a...
$150M In Facebook Business Gets Spruce Media A $15M Funding Round (FB)
Dell expected to go private as soon as Monday
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Foursquare Finding Its Way

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AllThingsD spoke with Dennis Crowley, the CEO of Foursquare, after the mobile service announced it raised $41 million in debt financing....
Foursquare Finding Its Way

Enterprise Is So Hot Right Now: Zendesk Raises $60M for Customer Service

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Zendesk, the online customer service platform, has raised $60 million in Series D funding. The round includes a venture portion led by Redpoint Ventures and $15 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane Alongside the funding, Zendesk is launching a complete rewrite of its service...
Enterprise Is So Hot Right Now: Zendesk Raises $60M for Customer Service
Funding Daily: Glitter hangovers and green smoothies

Empire State Development drops $4M on Golden Seeds, has $21M left for NY startups

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Empire State Development, New York’s chief economic development agency, has announced that it will be providing over $25 million to six investment funds across NY. The goal here is to create more than 2,200 jobs for small businesses and to facilitate investment in nearly 100 seed stage companies. Golden Seeds, an...
Empire State Development drops $4M on Golden Seeds, has $21M left for NY startups

Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

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Fuzebox, a company that provides cloud-based visual communications technology for groups like Disney, NASA, and the Department of Defense, plans to announce Thursday that it has received a $20 million in Series A funding to scale its products and improve how clients can communicate remotely with high-resolution materials. The...
Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out

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Print and digital book behemoth Barnes & Noble has confirmed that Leonard Riggio, the company’s Chairman of the Board and largest stockholder, “plans to propose” a purchase of all B&N’s retail business assets, as outlined in an amendment to his Schedule 13D filed today with the SEC. It’s worth noting...
Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out

Inside the deal to take Dell private: Missed revenue, Microsoft's price, and fat termination costs

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Dell’s today released a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that details why shareholders should accept, in its view, the $24.4 billion deal offered by Michael Dell, Silverlake, and partially financed by Microsoft. We reported on Microsoft’s financing assistance to the Dell buyout consortium. Microsoft will take no shares in Dell,...
Inside the deal to take Dell private: Missed revenue, Microsoft's price, and fat termination costs

Dish Makes $25.5B Bid For Sprint To Snatch It Out Of Softbank's Hands

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A dramatic turn of events in the ongoing story of U.S. carrier consolidation: Dish Network is launching a $25.5 billion bid for number-three carrier Sprint, amounting to $17.3 billion in cash and $8.2 billion in stock. If successful, the deal would effectively snatch Sprint out of the hands of Japanese...
Dish Makes $25.5B Bid For Sprint To Snatch It Out Of Softbank's Hands
Dell goes private in $24.4 billion deal, including $2 billion loan from Microsoft

Rearden Commerce gets $9.3M in debt financing

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now E-commerce platform Rearden Commerce recently received a $9.3 million round of debt financing, according to an SEC filing from the company. The financing, according to a company spokesperson speaking to VentureBeat, is a “small amount of debt financing used...
Rearden Commerce gets $9.3M in debt financing
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