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For Silicon Valley VC, a Leap from great advice to big rewards

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For Andy Miller, a general partner with the venture capital firm of Highland Capital Partners, helping his portfolio companies may be just as rewarding as making money from them. [Read more]...
For Silicon Valley VC, a Leap from great advice to big rewards

Private Sales Club Privalia Tops Up Its Total Funding To $251M, With $32M From New Investor Sofina To Drive Latam Growth

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Another funding raise for a collaborative consumption startup: Spain-based private sales club Privalia, which sells branded clothes and accessories at discounted prices to members in the five markets it currently plays in, has closed a new €25 million round ($32.3 million). The company did not specify which round this latest raise falls under...
Private Sales Club Privalia Tops Up Its Total Funding To $251M, With $32M From New Investor Sofina To Drive Latam Growth
Aereo's assault on old school 'Pay TV' continues with 22 new cities & $38M round
Leap Motion announces first OEM bundling deal (with ASUS) ... and a massive new $30M funding round

Isilon vets land $24.5M series A for stealthy data storage startup Qumulo

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Peter Godman When we first stumbled on stealthy Qumulo a few months ago, the former Isilon engineers leading the charge at the data storage startup didn’t want to disclose what they were building. Well, fast forward seven months and the crew at Qumulo … still aren’t saying much. But they’ve...
Isilon vets land $24.5M series A for stealthy data storage startup Qumulo

NewVoiceMedia Takes $20M Led By Highland Capital, MMC To Build Contact Centers In The Clouds

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NewVoiceMedia, an enterprise startup riding the wave of cloud-based services, has raised $20 million for its business of contact center solutions, which currently serves 8,000 agents in 30 countries. The Series B round was led by Highland Capital Partners and MMC, with participation from existing investors Eden Ventures and Notion...
NewVoiceMedia Takes $20M Led By Highland Capital, MMC To Build Contact Centers In The Clouds
Hacking the recession: CrowdSource gets large series A to pimp on-demand skilled labor
Calxeda Raises $55 Million For ARM-Based, Low Powered Server Chips

Highland Capital names the 9 student companies participating in its 2013 Summer@Highland program

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Highland Capital Partners has announced the names of the 9 student companies participating in its sixth annual Summer@Highland program. Designed to help educate student entrepreneurs and founders and give them the resources to grow their startups, the program may have seen its most competitive application process to date. Highland Capital...
Highland Capital names the 9 student companies participating in its 2013 Summer@Highland program
Funding Daily: A big round for pre-IPO Evernote

Video Q&A Site VYou Adds Twitter Mentions To Let Users Respond To Tweets Via Video

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Every want to respond to a tweet, but decide that 140 characters just wasn’t enough? That you wanted to respond with your voice? Or your face? Well now you can. No longer will Twitter users be constrained to text when taking down trolls or rattling off effusive praise to their...
Video Q&A Site VYou Adds Twitter Mentions To Let Users Respond To Tweets Via Video

CrowdSource Raises $12.5 Million for Enterprise Tasks

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CrowdSource, which uses hundreds of thousands of workers to manage labor-intensive enterprise tasks, raised $12.5 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by Highland Capital Partners. The start-up, which focuses on content creation and structuring big data, said it will use the investment to expand offerings, add...
CrowdSource Raises $12.5 Million for Enterprise Tasks

Leap Motion Lands VC and Apple Vet Andy Miller

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Andy Miller, who left his gig as head of mobile advertising at Apple to join Highland Capital Partners last summer, has left the VC firm to join Leap Motion. His new role at the motion-control technology company: President and COO. Quite a score for Leap Motion. Miller’s a talented guy...
Leap Motion Lands VC and Apple Vet Andy Miller

GeeknRolla To Launch Startups, London, April 20

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This year’s GeeknRolla in London on April 20 will, in a word, be awesome. The annual conference from TechCrunch Europe will bring together Europe’s technology startups to network with investors and talk about how they create and build themselves. If the cool kids will be at TechCrunch Disrupt in May,...
GeeknRolla To Launch Startups, London, April 20
Custom Jewelry Startup Gemvara Raises $25M In Oversubscribed Series D Round

Online tour booking startup GetYourGuide raises $14 million

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Zurich, Switzerland-based startup GetYourGuide has raised $14 million in fresh funding, according to Swiss publication Der Sonntag (via VentureVillage). The capital injection comes from Spark Capital and Highland Capital Partners Europe. GetYourGuide enables people to book tours and activities (think: shark diving) online to avoid the usual hassle and skip...
Online tour booking startup GetYourGuide raises $14 million

Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding

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Antenna-supported Web TV service Aereo TV is set to roll out into 22 additional US cities in late spring following a series B round worth $38 million. The announcement was made at the Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications conference at CES. The round is led by IAC and Highland Capital...
Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding

Gamification Startup SessionM Raises $20M Led by Charles River Ventures

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SessionM, a startup led by Quattro Wireless co-founder Lars ALbright, just announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B round of funding. The round was led by Charles River Ventures, with participation from past investors Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. CRV partner Jon...
Gamification Startup SessionM Raises $20M Led by Charles River Ventures

Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

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Infinio, a Cambridge, MA-based startup that is developing software solutions to increase storage performance in virtual environments, just announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A round from Highland Capital Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. These investors join Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cambridge’s Founder Collective, the NYC Seed Fund, and a...
Virtual Storage Performance Company Infinio Raises $10M From Highland Capital And Bessemer Venture Partners

Stealthy SDN security play vArmour gets $6M

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Networking security startup vArmour Networks raised $6 million in first round funding led by Highland Capital Partners, bringing the company’s total funding to $8 million. The startup, formed in January 2011 by two veterans from NetScreen, plans to use the funding to launch the company and for customer sales. The company...
Stealthy SDN security play vArmour gets $6M

Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners

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Seattle-based enterprise data storage startup Qumulo, which was only founded back in March and has been in a quasi-stealthy state ever since, has raised its voice to announce a $24.5 million Series A financing round today, led by Highland Capital Partners. Madrona Venture Group and Valhalla Partners are also participating in the round —...
Shrinking Big Data Challenges: Enterprise Storage Startup, Qumulo, Raises $24.5M Series A Led By Highland Capital Partners
Aereo brings its streaming TV service to 3 more states, launches ad blitz

WePay Lands $10M Round to Help it Take On PayPal

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WePay co-founders Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico Originally launched as a group payments platform to help friends and family pool their resources, Palo Alto-based WePay has since expanded to offer online payment tools for merchants and non-profit organizations, putting it in direct competition with established players like PayPal. Today,...
WePay Lands $10M Round to Help it Take On PayPal

PEL (Glasses Direct) acquires LensOn for at least $19m, sees clear potential in online contact lens sales

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UK-based online eyewear retailer Prescription Eyewear Ltd (PEL), the company behind Glasses Direct, has bolstered its empire with the acquisition of European contact lens site, LensOn. Wait! It’s hardly the sexiest of industries, but there’s a ton of money in it, and this actually an interesting deal. You see, hardly...
PEL (Glasses Direct) acquires LensOn for at least $19m, sees clear potential in online contact lens sales

Gemvara Raises $25 Million to Become the Zales of the Internet

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A majority of people have never bought jewelry online, but that isn’t keeping Gemvara from trying to change that. “Our intent is to be aggressive as possible in doing that and to ultimately do to Tiffany’s and other local jewelers what Amazon did to Barnes & Noble and other local...
Gemvara Raises $25 Million to Become the Zales of the Internet

Zillow Completes Its $40M RentJuice Acquisition

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Zillow, the popular online real estate search engine,  just announced that it has closed its previously announced $40 million acquisition of RentJuice. With RentJuice, Zillow now owns a rental relationship management service for landlords, property managers and rental brokers that helps them market their inventory and client relationships. RentJuice is currently being...
Zillow Completes Its $40M RentJuice Acquisition
Techstars-backed Pickie raises $1M for Flipboard-like app for shopping

Former iAd head Andy Miller joins Leap Motion as president

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Andy Miller, the former head of Apple's iAd division, has now taken a job as the president and COO of Leap Motion, Fortune says. Miller actually left Apple last August, becoming a general partner at a firm called Highland Capital Partners. The move to Leap Motion will bring him back...
Former iAd head Andy Miller joins Leap Motion as president

Having Swapped Out Its Original Plan, ThredUP Gets $14.5M For Used Clothing Sales

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ThredUP, the marketplace for used kids’ clothing, has experimented over the years with various ways to run its business. Now it seems to have found one that’s working. The site was initially a peer-to-peer swapping service, where parents listed and shipped boxes of clothing to each other, but now ThredUP...
Having Swapped Out Its Original Plan, ThredUP Gets $14.5M For Used Clothing Sales

Leap Motion Raises $12.75 Million, Wants To Change “The Future Of Human/Computer Interaction”

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Last year, stealth startup OcuSpec raised $1.3 million from Andressen Horowitz, Founders Fund, SOSventures International and a number of angel investors. Today, the company is announcing that is has raised a $12.75 million Series A round led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from its existing investors. This brings Leap...
Leap Motion Raises $12.75 Million, Wants To Change “The Future Of Human/Computer Interaction”
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