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Bitcasa Launches Open Beta Of Its Unlimited Cloud Storage Service, Raises $7M Series A Round

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Cloud storage company Bitcasa today announced that it’s now opening its beta to the public. The service, which says that it will offer its users unlimited cloud storage, is currently available for free, but the company plans to charge $10/month after the beta period. In addition, the company also announced...
Bitcasa Launches Open Beta Of Its Unlimited Cloud Storage Service, Raises $7M Series A Round

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

Flurry rides the mobile boom, raises $25M with an eye toward IPO

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App analytics and advertising firm Flurry enjoyed a big year in 2012, getting cashflow positive for the first time and doubling the number of applications that use its tools to 250,000. But 2013 could be even bigger, with an IPO potentially in the works. That’s why the San Francisco firm...
Flurry rides the mobile boom, raises $25M with an eye toward IPO

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

Apigee grabs $20m to bring its API platform to more developers, operators and businesses

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These are busy times for API specialist Apigee after the Palo Alto-based company closed a $20 million funding round, led by new investor Focus Ventures, to take its total venture capitalist backing to $88 million. Existing investors Bay Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, SAP Ventures and Third Point Ventures also took part in the...
Apigee grabs $20m to bring its API platform to more developers, operators and businesses

Apple TV set due this year with speculated 'iRing' for motion control

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An Apple TV set will probably launch "in the latter part of 2013," says Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White. The claim is based on a "meeting with an [sic] tech supply chain company," he writes in a new investor memo. "Clearly, there has been plenty of mis-guided speculation around...
Apple TV set due this year with speculated 'iRing' for motion control

Mobile ad tech firm Mobile Posse lands $5m from Softbank and others

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Mobile Posse, which develops technology that pushes ads and information to mobile handset users on idle cellphone screens, has raised $5 million in Series C funding from new investor Harbert Venture Partners and prior backers Softbank Capital, Court Square Ventures, Columbia Capital and individual investors. The company’s technology is used...
Mobile ad tech firm Mobile Posse lands $5m from Softbank and others

This 24-Year-Old's Startup, Quirky, Just Nabbed Another $68 Million ... And Mary Meeker

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Quirky, the super-hot New York startup founded by 24-year-old Ben Kaufman, just raised another $68 million in Series C funding. That brings the total raised since it was founded in 2009 to $91.3 million. This round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with significant participation from new investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
This 24-Year-Old's Startup, Quirky, Just Nabbed Another $68 Million ... And Mary Meeker
Opscode nets $19.5M in new funding, adds Connors to board

Google Ventures Takes on Web Design

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(This story was originally published on Venture Capital Dispatch.) It started with an ugly pink tag that said “sale.” Reuters Google homepage logos are seen on a wall at the Google campus in Los Angeles. The company’s Silicon Valley-based venture arm is putting more focus on helping companies with design....
Google Ventures Takes on Web Design

Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

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Adly, a startup that connects advertisers with celebrities willing to post promoted messages on social networks, recently raised $2 million in additional funding. The new funding came from previous backer GRP Partners and new investor Siemer Ventures. Adly has now raised a total of $7.5 million. The company also launched...
Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

Founders Fund Leads The Climate Corporation’s Colossal $50M Funding Round

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 Formerly known as Weatherbill, The Climate Corporation is announcing its $50 million Series C round today, led by new investor Founders Fund and followed on by existing investors Khosla, Google Ventures, NEA, Index Ventures and Atomico. The round comes after another formidable $42 million raise from the aforementioned group...
Founders Fund Leads The Climate Corporation’s Colossal $50M Funding Round

Home Decor Ecommerce Company One Kings Lane Raises $50M From Scripps Networks, IVP, Kleiner, Greylock

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One Kings Lane, an ecommerce company for home decor, has raised $50 million in Series D financing led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) with additional investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Greylock Partners, Tiger Global Management, and new investor, Scripps Networks Interactive, the home to TV shows like...
Home Decor Ecommerce Company One Kings Lane Raises $50M From Scripps Networks, IVP, Kleiner, Greylock
Coupa lands $22M to keep your crazy expense reports in check

Already awash in cloud cash, Virtustream raises $15M more

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Cloud computing provider Virtustream — a hot player in the enterprise cloud space — has raised another $15 million in investment capital. The money came from existing investors Intel Capital, Columbia Capital, Noro-Moseley Partners and TDF, as well as new investor QuestMark Capital.This round brings Virtustream’s total funding to $75 million....
Already awash in cloud cash, Virtustream raises $15M more
Smart grid startup Enlighted lights up with $20M in new funds

Tubemogul raises $20M to grow its video ad platform

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Emeryville, California-based video ad platform Tubemogul has raised a $20 million Series C round of funding, the company announced Thursday. The round is led by new investor Northgate Capital, with existing investors Trinity Ventures and Foundation Capital coming back for more as well. Tubemogul wants to use the new infusion...
Tubemogul raises $20M to grow its video ad platform
Funding Daily: Chugging towards change

Sources Say Richard Branson Has Joined Dave Morin’s Slow Ventures

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Amen, the ‘strong opinions’ app that’s making waves and has high profile investors like Ashton Kutcher, released a new version of its iPhone app http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amen/id468064893?mt=8 this week. It’s staying deliciously simple but Version 1.5 of the app added some long needed new features. It also took in a fresh $1m...
Sources Say Richard Branson Has Joined Dave Morin’s Slow Ventures
MoPub's investors ante up another $12M in a bet on mobile ads
NowThisNews raises $4.8M to be the Buzzfeed of video journalism

IVP Raises Massive New $1 Billion Fund As Returns Leave The Rest Of The VC Industry In The Dust

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Silicon Valley-based VC firm IVP has just raised a new $1 billion fund. That is a boatload of money. And it means that a lot more companies will have the pleasure of having IVP as an investor. IVP is an investor in Business Insider (this publication), so we're obviously biased....
IVP Raises Massive New $1 Billion Fund As Returns Leave The Rest Of The VC Industry In The Dust

3D Startup Real5D Raises $1.2m To Let You Walk Around Construction Plans

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3D visualization technology has been around for some time, so Real5D closing a $1.2 million Seria A rund from the U.S. venture fund DoubleRock might look out of place to some. But San Francisco-based startup Real5D has taken 3D visualization to an interesting level of interactivity by applying it to...
3D Startup Real5D Raises $1.2m To Let You Walk Around Construction Plans

While PC Security Leaders Snooze on Mobile, Two Startups Get VC Funding

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Two companies focused on securing enterprise data within employee’s device applications closed funding rounds today: Mocana raised a $25 million Series D led by new investor Trident Capital and MobileSpaces closed a $3 million Series A from Accel Partners. If you’re working for a startup, you probably abuse the same...
While PC Security Leaders Snooze on Mobile, Two Startups Get VC Funding

Kik raises $19.5M to continue waging its messaging war

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Kik Interactive, the over-the-top communications startup that makes the popular Kik Messenger app, has raised a $19.5 million Series B ,led by new investor Foundation Capital and added Foundation partner Anamitra Banerji to its board. Benarji was Twitter’s 30th employee and first product manager, so he knows a bit about...
Kik raises $19.5M to continue waging its messaging war
Genetics startup 23andMe raises $50M from Yuri Milner & others, drops price to $99

Funding Daily: Let's start the show

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This Monday morning, we opened our inboxes to find a whole boatload of manic-sounding funding announcements sent by twitchy PR people. Seems like every hopped-up investor and his mom threw money at some startup or other — but don’t worry, we had our police scanner set to “stun” and...
Funding Daily: Let's start the show
Poshmark Nabs $12M Series B Led By Menlo Ventures To Expand Its Mobile Fashion Marketplace Beyond iOS
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E-Commerce Rocket Ship One Kings Lane Raises Its Fourth--And Maybe Its Last--Round Of Private Financing
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