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SolarCity brings its IPO plans to light
FundersClub advances online investing to next level with first closed fund
YC-Backed Virool Raises $6.62 Million "Seed" Round To Help Make Videos Go Viral

Online Video-Ad Network Tremor Video Files For Its IPO

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Video ad network Tremor Video has filed for its long-awaited public offering. The company’s shares will trade on the NYSE at TRMR and it wants to raise at least $86 million. Tremor Video, which runs ads on more than 500 Web sites and mobile apps, disclosed in its S-1 filing...
Online Video-Ad Network Tremor Video Files For Its IPO
Funding Daily: shout it from the mountaintops

Clipboard cuts and pastes way to new user growth in deal with Amplify and Clipmarks

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Clipboard, the Web page clipping service run by former Microsoft researcher Gary Flake, has gobbled up the assets of rivals Clipmarks and Amplify which announced today that they are shutting down their respective services. Clipboard says it marks more of a partnership than an outright acquisition. Customers of Clipmarks and Amplify...
Clipboard cuts and pastes way to new user growth in deal with Amplify and Clipmarks
Spies, science nerds, and CEOs foresee value in quantum computing

VC turns office into Apollo museum

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Another venture capitalist with a penchant for collecting old technology: Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. His focus? Gear from NASA's Apollo era....
VC turns office into Apollo museum

Mobeam Banks Another $1.5 Million for Mobile Bar Code Technology

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Mobeam has raised another $1.5 million in capital to work on a solution for point-of-sale systems at retail not being able to read bar codes from coupons on cellphone screens. In October, the company raised $5 million, and in December, inked a high-profile partnership with Procter & Gamble. The company adds...
Mobeam Banks Another $1.5 Million for Mobile Bar Code Technology

With $8M, Retrofit focuses on data, not dieting, to help people lose weight

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More than 90 percent of Americans on a diet fail to lose weight, some experts say. But Chicago-based Retrofit says 94 percent of its clients are successfully slimming down with a program that relies on both data and remote expert advice. Launched last year, the company offers a 12-month program...
With $8M, Retrofit focuses on data, not dieting, to help people lose weight
Hollywood talent agency searches for the next big thing, in startups

DFJ Esprit-backed Redkite Financial Markets Acquired By NICE Systems After A Year

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A win for DFJ Esprit today, the European partner of Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, following the news of a successful acquisition of its portfolio company Redkite Financial Markets by NASDAQ-traded NICE Systems. DFJ Esprit only invested in Redkite in July 2011. Redkite has a real-time software...
DFJ Esprit-backed Redkite Financial Markets Acquired By NICE Systems After A Year

Draper Fisher Juvertson invests in social bandwidth MVNO Karma

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Karma, a new virtual mobile operator that encourages customers to share their 4G connections, has a new investor: Draper Fisher Juvertson, the venture capital firm that invested in big in SpaceX, Tesla, Box, Yammer and several greentech firms. DFJ’s official Twitter account revealed the investment Monday morning, and when contacted,...
Draper Fisher Juvertson invests in social bandwidth MVNO Karma

Chartbeat Gets a New Look, Adds Features, ‘Hiring Like Crazy’ With $9.5 M. Series B

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The new Chartbeat, with analytics from someecards.com. Chartbeat just announced a hefty new round of funding led by Josh Stein, managing director at Draper Fisher Jurveston, and Saul Klein, a partner at Index Ventures, for $9.5 million in all. Some of the funding has already been put to use, as...
Chartbeat Gets a New Look, Adds Features, ‘Hiring Like Crazy’ With $9.5 M. Series B

NFC Software And Reader Developer ViVOtech Raises More Cash

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ViVOtech, the near field communication (NFC) software and systems company, has raised an additional amount of Series D funding, according to a released issued today. The company said this is an internal round, but did not disclose the investors or the amount. To date, ViVOtech has raised $96 million from...
NFC Software And Reader Developer ViVOtech Raises More Cash

Mobile money management startup Lemon raises $8 million to fund its Smarter Wallet

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The mobile money management startup Lemon has closed an $8 million Series A round, the app provider announced today. This capital is meant to finance its expansion, as well as the development of its recently launched Smarter Wallet. According to Lemon’s CEO, the Argentine entrepreneur Wences Casares, the startup’s fundraising...
Mobile money management startup Lemon raises $8 million to fund its Smarter Wallet

Another Win For Quantified Self And Big Data Startups: Weight Loss Platform Retrofit Gains An $8M Series A Round Led By DFJ

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The weight loss and health industries have collided head-on with the tech world, with even the most mainstream depictions of startup life pitching products to help people stay trim and out of the doctor’s office. In one of the more interesting developments, Retrofit, a Chicago-based weight loss program designed for...
Another Win For Quantified Self And Big Data Startups: Weight Loss Platform Retrofit Gains An $8M Series A Round Led By DFJ
Funding Daily: Social media bling

Silverpop nabs $25M in venture debt funding to grow marketing tech service from Escalate and SVB

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Behavioral marketing automation and email marketing tech provider Silverpop has raised $25 million in venture debt funding from Escalate Capital Partners and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The added capital will allow it to grow globally as it seeks to expand beyond its existing client roster. Interestingly, today’s investment is venture...
Silverpop nabs $25M in venture debt funding to grow marketing tech service from Escalate and SVB

Funding Daily: A pitcher's worth of investment news

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Good news folks, you get another round of Funding Daily this morning. The stream of funding announcements for today seem endless, or perhaps I should say bottomless. Who says day drinking is only an activity for the weekends? This is just an early taste, so pace yourselves. There is...
Funding Daily: A pitcher's worth of investment news

Report: Google NFC Partner ViVOtech Shutting Down Operations

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ViVOtech, a near field communication (NFC) software and systems company, is shutting down operations due to cash-flow problems. This, despite having raised nearly $100 million in outside funding over the past decade. The company is planning to announce the news to employees later today via conference call, according to a report...
Report: Google NFC Partner ViVOtech Shutting Down Operations
Clipboard's new strategy takes on traditional research methods
Building Smarter Apps
New Lemon features protect against pickpocketing and paper cuts

Chartbeat raises $9.5M to give publishers better radar

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Launched three years ago as a way of giving publishers and media companies better real-time analytics related to their content, Chartbeat announced Monday that it has closed a new round of Series B financing worth $9.5 million from a series of venture funds including Index Ventures and Draper Fisher...
Chartbeat raises $9.5M to give publishers better radar
Funding daily: syncing contacts to the cloud, automating servers, and mobile payments
Funding daily: Get healthy and crush it

Cloud Infrastructure Automation Startup Opscode Lands $19.5M To Take On IBM, HP And BMC

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Opscode, a company that provides cloud infrastructure automation for the enterprise, has raised $19.5 Million in Series C funding led by Ignition Partners, with Battery Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson participating in the round. The company also today announced that Ignition Partners’ John Connors has joined Opscode’s Board of Directors....
Cloud Infrastructure Automation Startup Opscode Lands $19.5M To Take On IBM, HP And BMC

Zettaset nabs $10M to help manage your Hadoop cluster

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Zettaset, a company that helps its customers deploy Hadoop, the open source computing framework that can process large data-sets, has closed a $10 million funding round. The Mountain View-based startup develops software to securely integrate “big data” into customers’ existing environments. The company uses all manner of buzz words...
Zettaset nabs $10M to help manage your Hadoop cluster

YC alumnus Virool raises record $6.62m seed round to grow its video ad platform that has 30k users

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Self-service video advertising platform Virool has announced it raised a $6.62 million seed round from a slew of investors, including Thomvest Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the #DominateFund, FundersClub, and more. The company says that it will be working to expand adoption of its platform, a service that has...
YC alumnus Virool raises record $6.62m seed round to grow its video ad platform that has 30k users
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