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Path Confirms Series B Funding From Redpoint, Richard Branson and Others

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We reported last night that Path closed Series B funding of $40 million led by Redpoint Ventures and planned to announce it today. And indeed, a spokeswoman for the company just emailed out the official acknowledgment. Path described the Series B funding as “more than $30M,” and said it also...
Path Confirms Series B Funding From Redpoint, Richard Branson and Others
Shoptiques is taking boutiques, a traditionally offline industry, into the e-commerce world
Talking teddy bears raise $11.5M

Instart Logic Raises $17M From Andreessen Horowitz Greylock To Improve Web And Mobile App Performance

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Instart Logic, a company that provides a cloud-based service for web publishers to improves site performance over both mobile and WiFi networks, has raised $17 million in Series B funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $26 million....
Instart Logic Raises $17M From Andreessen Horowitz Greylock To Improve Web And Mobile App Performance

Continuous code platform Wercker grabs close to $1m seed funding to develop internationally

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The cloud-based continuous Saas delivery platform Wercker has nailed down a seed funding round led by Shamrock Ventures. Though the amount remains undisclosed, a source close to the deal told The Next Web that the funding is close to the $1 million mark. Additional funding in the deal came from...
Continuous code platform Wercker grabs close to $1m seed funding to develop internationally

Silicon Valley and NYC Mayor Bloomberg launch 'March for Innovation' to help reform US immigration

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and prominent tech leaders have launched a new endeavor to shape immigration reform in the United States. Called “March for Innovation“, it’s goal is to make sure that Congress pays attention to the needs of entrepreneurs and the tech industry, as well as understand...
Silicon Valley and NYC Mayor Bloomberg launch 'March for Innovation' to help reform US immigration

Opinion-Sharing App Startup Polar Raises $1.2 Million

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Polar, an app made for sharing opinions and polling your friends, announced a new funding round of $1.2 million today, and released a new version of the application, now available for download in Apple’s App Store. Investors in the round include Jerry Yang at AME Cloud Ventures (formerly of Yahoo,...
Opinion-Sharing App Startup Polar Raises $1.2 Million

Former Greylock EIR And LinkedIn Product VP Adam Nash Joins Financial Planning Startup Wealthfront As COO

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Disruptive financial planning startup Wealthfront has scored a big talent win today with the addition of Greylock EIR and former LinkedIn and eBay Product exec Adam Nash as COO. For background, Wealthfront brings the quality investment theories of a fund manager online, at a much lower fee, essentially democratizing private...
Former Greylock EIR And LinkedIn Product VP Adam Nash Joins Financial Planning Startup Wealthfront As COO

Design panel divulges how mobile apps try to hack your brain

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There are striking similarities between the mental manipulation exacted on susceptible souls searching for existential meaning and the methodologies web designers employ to attract and retain users. In both cults and entrepreneurship, providing a service people come back to repeatedly is key for success. During the session “Designing for the...
Design panel divulges how mobile apps try to hack your brain

Newvem offers insights into your Amazon Web Services usage, raises $4m from Greylock, Index, Eric Schmidt

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Two Israeli entrepreneurs with a track record in starting and selling enterprise software companies have put their weight behind a new startup called Newvem. The company’s SaaS solution – dubbed KnowYourCloud Analytics – enables Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to analyze and optimize their cloud usage. Today, Newvem is announcing...
Newvem offers insights into your Amazon Web Services usage, raises $4m from Greylock, Index, Eric Schmidt

Red Hot Labs raises $1.5M for mobile games and a platform to make them spread

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Started by the team that created Zynga’s FarmVille, Red Hot Labs has raised $1.5 million in funding to create a mobile-technology platform and the games that prove it works. The San Francisco company, started by founders and Zynga veterans Amitt Mahajan (pictured right) and Joel Poloney (pictured left), is...
Red Hot Labs raises $1.5M for mobile games and a platform to make them spread

Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

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The social network for neighborhoods, Nextdoor, is releasing its second generation service to its users, giving them a redesigned interface, the ability to connect with nearby neighborhoods, and and includes an enhanced focus on creating a virtual neighborhood watch to help fight crime in the area. All of these changes...
Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

Greylock scientist DJ Patil: “Data is the new black”

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Dr. DJ Patil (not actually a DJ) is the data scientist in residence at Greylock Partners, the renowned Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and in a talk at LeWeb London, he unleashes a mighty nerdgasm all about the power of big data. He tells the audience “the demand for...
Greylock scientist DJ Patil: “Data is the new black”

Jeff Bezos Begged This Startup Founder To Work For Amazon And Changed His Life Forever

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Sometimes, a person has to be badgered into making a brilliant career choice. That's what happened to David Selinger. Today he is cofounder and CEO of a cool big data company called RichRelevance, backed by $58 million from investors like Greylock Partners' David Strohm and Tugboat Ventures' Dave Whorton. But...
Jeff Bezos Begged This Startup Founder To Work For Amazon And Changed His Life Forever
From zero to hero: Game Closure CEO's makes rare public appearance at StartX

Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows

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The use of shadow IT — storing and sharing files on non-sanctioned clouds from Box, Dropbox and others, partly propelled by the bring-your-own-device trend — is not news, because it’s been going on for years despite the compliance and security problems it can pose. But IT leaders are fighting back,...
Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows
Greylock Partners Opens Up Applications For Its Second Hackfest

Tips for presenting energy data: look to Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon

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What’s the key to making energy data interesting, and more importantly, able to influence behavior? DJ Patil, data scientist extraordinaire at Greylock Partners and previously at LinkedIn, doled out some tips at GTM Research’s Soft Grid conference in San Francisco Wednesday, including telling the audience to look to some of...
Tips for presenting energy data: look to Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon

Greylock Partners Accepting Second Hackfest Applications, Names Judges And Launches New "University" Site

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Last September, we reported that VC firm Greylock Partners was planning on having a second Hackfest after the first one was a rousing success. The Greylock Hackfest will take place on July 27, 2013 at Airbnb’s office in San Francisco. The idea of this particular event is to bring a...
Greylock Partners Accepting Second Hackfest Applications, Names Judges And Launches New "University" Site

Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

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Social voting app Polar has raised $1.2 milliom from Yahoo founder Jerry Yang at AME Cloud Ventures, Greylock Partners’ John Lilly, LiveOps Chairman and former eBay COO Maynard Webb, Ash Patel at Morado Ventures, Brian O’Malley Mike Dauber at Battery Ventures, Google’s Don Dodge, Sam Pullara, and others. Polar is...
Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

Familiar Banks $1.3m to Prove Photo Sharing Doesn't Have to Be Public

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The photo-sharing craze has now turned into an all-out rage. Facebook kicked it off with its Instagram acquisition, but that has been followed by a series of other big plays in the space, including Google’s acquisition of Nik Software and Shutterfly’s purchase of Penguin Digital, both announced yesterday. But despite...
Familiar Banks $1.3m to Prove Photo Sharing Doesn't Have to Be Public

Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

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DJ Patil, Data Scientist in residence at Greylock Partners is planning his on-stage appearance at LeWeb2012 London. He says that he is going to do some ‘live science’. Which brings to mind explosive visions of crazy-haired men in white coats. Patil himself is affable, chatty, friendly and does not look...
Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques

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As an avid shopper, I tend to buy clothes, jewelry, and accessories from both big-name stores as well as smaller boutiques. But as a whole, some of my most coveted items in my closet are from local boutiques who carry designers and fashions that you would never be able to...
Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Back Marketplace For Local Fashion Boutiques, Shoptiques
Hot Startup Pure Storage Just Became The CIA's First Flash Storage Investment
Expect Labs Taps Nuance's Voice Recognition Tech In A Bid For Better Conversation Analysis

Domo Nabs Another Omniture Alum as Chief Scientist

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Former Omniture CEO Josh James, now running the upstart business intelligence software outfit Domo, has just hired another one of his old buddies from Omniture. Domo is expected to announce shortly that it has hired former Omniture CTO Brett Error (picture from his Twitter account). His title will be chief...
Domo Nabs Another Omniture Alum as Chief Scientist
MessageMe nabs $10M from Greylock, Google, & others to take on WhatsApp
Disrupt Battlefield Finalist Expect Labs Locks Up $2.4M In Funding For Its Real-Time Conversation Analyzer

Zynga Loses Its CTO of Mobile as Shares Trade Lower

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Game Closure, which is building a platform to make it easy for games to be played across multiple devices, said it has hired Laurent Desegur, Zynga’s CTO of mobile. Desegur will join the Mountain View, Calif., start-up as a VP of Mobile Engineering, in charge of the company’s game engine...
Zynga Loses Its CTO of Mobile as Shares Trade Lower
E-Commerce Rocket Ship One Kings Lane Raises Its Fourth--And Maybe Its Last--Round Of Private Financing
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