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Anti-Bank FastPay Raises Additional $25 Million to Finance Digital Advertising Receivables

Google invests $200m in Texas wind farm, ends 2012 with over $1 billion in renewable energy

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Google on Wednesday announced an approximately $200 million equity investment in a wind farm in west Texas that generates enough energy to power more than 60,000 average US homes. The company’s Treasury team actually struck the deal in late December, but because of the holiday season it delayed the news...
Google invests $200m in Texas wind farm, ends 2012 with over $1 billion in renewable energy

With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping

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This month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), deciding whether or not adults in the U.S. will be required to purchase healthcare. If the Court rules in favor, millions of Americans will soon be in the market...
With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping

Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube

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Two weeks ago we heard that Google was intent on investing in Vevo. Today, those rumors heat up with some specifics… Bloomberg has the story: Google Inc.’s YouTube is negotiating a $50 million equity investment in music video service Vevo LLC, according to two people with knowledge of the...
Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube

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
Why regulators are dead wrong about crowdfunding and risk
Donuts raises more cash in quest to control hundreds of domain name extensions

Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

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Google's YouTube is looking to make a $50 million equity investment in Vevo, Bloomberg reports. Vevo is a streaming platform that lets you watch music videos from famous artists. Last month, Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that Google was about to buy a chunk of its rival video platform, but...
Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)
Donuts bags another round of funding for even more gTLDs

Google Makes $200M Equity Investment In Texas Wind Farm, Says Its Investments Now Generate 2 Gigawatts

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Google just announced yet another major investment in renewable energy. The company says that it has made a $200 million equity investment in an existing wind farm in Oldham County Texas. The Spinning Spur Wind Farm currently produces about 161 MW and uses 70 Siemens turbines to generate enough power...
Google Makes $200M Equity Investment In Texas Wind Farm, Says Its Investments Now Generate 2 Gigawatts

Cisco invests in virtualisation specialist Parallels to boost its cloud and datacenter solutions

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Hosting and cloud service enablement firm Parallels has announced today that networking equipment manufacturer Cisco has made an equity investment in the company, which will support a number of joint go-to-market products designed to deliver “industry-leading cloud service delivery capabilities”. It’s hoped that the investment, which is an undisclosed sum,...
Cisco invests in virtualisation specialist Parallels to boost its cloud and datacenter solutions

Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

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Birmingham UK is set to boost tech startups all over again as Oxygen Accelerator prepares its new program for 2012. Companies that register for the hot-house can benefit from investment of up to €41,000 per team and it is taking applications right now. The Oxygen Accelerator program consists of a 13...
Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

Social Data Analytics Startup Likely Secures $1.6M To Scale Up Offer For Brands

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Social data analytics startup, Likely, has secured a £1million (US$1.6m) equity investment led by growth capital fund New World Private Equity together with seed and early stage fund Charlotte Street Capital. The investment will be put into product development in the UK. Stephen Altman from NWPE and Bo Pedersen from...
Social Data Analytics Startup Likely Secures $1.6M To Scale Up Offer For Brands

Iris Capital invests in reBuy, an online marketplace for second-hand electronics and media

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reBuy, an online marketplace for physical second-hand goods including CDs, video games, mobile phones and tablets, has today announced an expansion round led by Iris Capital. The equity investment, which is an undisclosed amount, will be used to expand and develop its ‘recommerce business’ in Germany. A group of German...
Iris Capital invests in reBuy, an online marketplace for second-hand electronics and media
Stained Glass Labs Launches As A Wearable Computing Startup Incubator

Dell goes private, as Michael Dell and Silver Lake finalize $24.4 billion acquisition

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The long-rumored deal to take Dell private has finally come to fruition, with founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake completing a $24.4 billion acquisition. The transaction price represents a massive retreat from the private markets for the popular PC OEM. Microsoft, meanwhile, also participated in the deal with a $2 billion...
Dell goes private, as Michael Dell and Silver Lake finalize $24.4 billion acquisition

Fixmo gains investment boost from Motorola to fuel R&D in mobile device security

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Fixmo, a provider of mobile security solutions for the public and private sectors has just received a boost from Motorola Solutions’ strategic investment arm Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Fixmo’s products help organizations manage their secure mobile devices, maintain system integrity, protect their corporate data and prove policy compliance. The investment from...
Fixmo gains investment boost from Motorola to fuel R&D in mobile device security
The new hotness in energy storage: gravel
Mosaic crowdfunds clean tech, opens platform to non-accredited investors
Microsoft starts the Bing Fund, a mysterious new 'angel incubator'

Digital and advertising startups get chance to win expert help

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A range of established agencies will offer advice on social media and digital strategy in government-backed initiativeDigital and advertising startups are being given the chance to win the services of an established agency for a year to help get its business off the ground, in an initiative backed by the...
Digital and advertising startups get chance to win expert help
The next big UI challenge is making big data human
Realty Mogul proves real estate crowdfunding works with its first completed deal
ZenRobotics embraces the four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Robots

Google invests $75M in a 50MW wind farm, has contributed almost $1B to the renewable energy sector

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Google on Thursday announced an equity investment of $75 million in a 50MW wind farm in Rippey, about an hour outside of Des Moines. At the same time, the company revealed it has now committed almost $1 billion, “more than $990 million” quoting directly, to the renewable energy sector so...
Google invests $75M in a 50MW wind farm, has contributed almost $1B to the renewable energy sector

Cartera Commerce Raises $12.2 Million In Growth Equity Round

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Card-linked marketing startup Cartera Commerce announced on Tuesday it raised $12.2 million in growth equity investment, adding to the more than $30 million the company has raised in previous venture funding rounds. The most recent round was led by Comvest Group, and includes funds from previous investors such as Dace...
Cartera Commerce Raises $12.2 Million In Growth Equity Round
FundersClub raises largest seed round in Y Combinator's history

Sharp gets $120M investment from Qualcomm

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Both companies agree to jointly develop and commercialize display panel technology, after Qualcomm agrees to inject US$120 million equity investment into Sharp and become a minority stakeholder....
Sharp gets $120M investment from Qualcomm
Google invests $200M in renewable energy with 161-megawatt Texas wind farm
FundersClub Wants To Bypass VC And Let YOU Invest In Startups
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