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Snapchat close to raising as much as $100 million at a jaw-dropping valuation

With Digital Media On The Rise, Disney Investment Arm Steamboat Ventures Raises $85 Million Fund

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Well here’s a small bit of news before we enter the long holiday weekend: Disney’s investment arm, Steamboat Ventures, has raised a new $85 million fund, according to an SEC filing. The new money will allow Steamboat — and by extension, Disney — to continue making investments in digital media,...
With Digital Media On The Rise, Disney Investment Arm Steamboat Ventures Raises $85 Million Fund
Cloud storage startup Egnyte nets $16M to boost brand

Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

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If you pay attention to Web video, you’ve probably heard of Visible Measures: They’re the analytics company that tells you about Apple’s most popular ads, or which politician is going viral on YouTube. But Visible Measures makes money doing something else. For the last year, it has been running a...
Visible Measure, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments

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TrialReach, a startup focused on making clinical trials more accessible for members of the public who may want to take part in them, has today announced a £2 million ( $3.1 million) funding round in order to further develop its product. TrialReach is designed to help medical research firms recruit...
Clinical trials startup TrialReach doses up on $3.1m funding led by Octopus Investments

Korrio scores $4.6M to help coaches, clubs and parents organize youth sports

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Korrio has pulled in $4.6 million in new venture funding, money that the Seattle area startup will use to expand the service beyond youth soccer leagues. Previous investors, including Ignition Partners and angel investors, participated in the round. Founded in 2009 by former Isilon Systems and F5 Networks executive Steve...
Korrio scores $4.6M to help coaches, clubs and parents organize youth sports
Don’t Let the Money Make You a Dummy

Le Kiosk raising €5.6 million to make bundled tablet mags social

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Earlier this summer, I wrote about Le Kiosk, a French start-up trying to bring an a la carte tablet magazine subscription buffet to the UK, France and Italy. Now Le Kiosk is taking a €5.6 million ($7.1 million) second-round investment to add social features and Windows 8 apps for its...
Le Kiosk raising €5.6 million to make bundled tablet mags social

Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

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CyberDefender, a NASDAQ-listed provider of remote technical support services and Internet security software with a less than stellar reputation, is calling it quits. The Los Angeles-based company this morning announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and sold almost all of its assets to GR Match, an...
Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

The New Money Apps

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The latest generation of services promises to help you invest and budget better—but they have their downsides, too....
The New Money Apps

Career Community Site Glassdoor Raises $20M

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Glassdoor, which collects employee reviews and other information about some 220,000 companies to help others seeking jobs, has raised $20 million led by DAG Ventures. The site has 13 million monthly unique visitors, with many of them coming from all over the world, though the site is only in English....
Career Community Site Glassdoor Raises $20M

Target Data raises $1 million in venture debt to integrate its moving data into ad networks

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Today Target Data announced that it has raised $1 million in a debt round with Western Technology Investments. Previously, the company raised $3 million from Apex Venture Partners. Target Data works to identify individuals that are moving (from one house to another) as quickly as possible. It then vends this data....
Target Data raises $1 million in venture debt to integrate its moving data into ad networks

Ignition leads $19.5 million investment in Seattle’s Opscode

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Jesse Robbins, left, handed the CEO reins to tech veteran Mitch Hill, last summer Opscode has raised $19.5 million in venture capital financing, the second large funding round in a Seattle area business-to-business software company this month. The deal, which was led by Bellevue-based Ignition Partners and included participation from Battery...
Ignition leads $19.5 million investment in Seattle’s Opscode

While Waiting For $60M In New Funding, Viggle And GetGlue Are Looking To Extend Their Merger Deadline

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Those of you waiting for the tie-up of second-screen apps GetGlue and Viggle — Giggle? — to close will have to wait just a little bit longer. The merger of the companies, which was announced in November, has yet to close thanks to expected additional financing for Viggle which hasn’t...
While Waiting For $60M In New Funding, Viggle And GetGlue Are Looking To Extend Their Merger Deadline

Big Data Tracker Metamarkets Gets New Money to Back Its Newish CEO

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Last year analytics startup Metamarkets mulled a purchase offer from Twitter, and ended up raising money instead. Now investors are pouring more money in, via a $15 million round led by Khosla Ventures. The three-year-old “Big Data” company has now raised some $23 million, and is using the new money...
Big Data Tracker Metamarkets Gets New Money to Back Its Newish CEO

Appcore secures $6M funding for auto-cloud platform

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Appcore, a Des Moines, Iowa-based cloud computing automation platform startup, has just announced its latest round of funding: a $6 million cash infusion. This is Appcore’s second round of institutional funding; its Series A was a $5 million round from Interstate Communications, Omnitel Communications and Broadhorn Capital almost exactly...
Appcore secures $6M funding for auto-cloud platform

CouchSurfing raises $15M to build a human travel network

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Long before the recent crop of collaborative consumption startups found fame, there was CouchSurfing, originally a non-profit that helped connect travelers to hosts. The feel-good story, however, was threatened last year when it became a Class B corporation and raised $7.6 million, prompting user fears that CouchSurfing was selling out. But...
CouchSurfing raises $15M to build a human travel network
Skyfire gets $10M to take mobile data compression global

Solving New York's talent problem

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It’s difficult to have a conversation with a New York tech company that doesn’t touch talent. The lack of it is consistently named as a startup’s biggest hindrance to growth. I know that issue is not unique to New York, but it is a problem here nonetheless. New York startups have...
Solving New York's talent problem

Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

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Firebase, the San Francisco startup with a real-time development platform, will use $5.6 million in fresh funding to launch the commercial (paid) version of its tool, to hire staff and to build the community around its service. The Series A funding comes from Flybridge and Union Square Ventures. The company’s claim...
Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

Apptio raises $45 million at a hefty valuation, plans to accelerate 'on all fronts'

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Apptio is not playing small ball. Just 14 months after raising a $50 million venture round, Bellevue-based Apptio is back with a little more cash in its pocket. The company, which offers on-demand software and services for managing corporate IT departments, today is announcing that it has raised another $45 million in...
Apptio raises $45 million at a hefty valuation, plans to accelerate 'on all fronts'
Ticketfly Gets Ready To Rock Sporting Events, International, IPO With New $22M Series C

All aboard the Hadoop money train

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Market research firm IDC released the first legitimate market forecast for Hadoop on Monday, claiming the ecosystem around the de facto big data platform will sell almost $813 million worth of software by 2016. But IDC’s forecast doesn’t tell the whole story. Hadoop’s actual economic impact is likely much, much...
All aboard the Hadoop money train

Mobile Ad Targeter Tapad Raises $6.5 Million, Valued at $140 Million

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Web marketers routinely use “retargeting” to track users as they head from site to site, and serve them up different ads depending on where they’ve been. But that’s hard to do on phones and tablets — especially Apple’s iOS devices — which is one of the reasons there’s a big...
Mobile Ad Targeter Tapad Raises $6.5 Million, Valued at $140 Million

Flingo Gets $7 Million for a Second-Screen Bet

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More money pouring into the “second screen.” This time it’s $7 million for Flingo, via August Capital. Flingo is best known as “the video start-up run by the guy who used to run BitTorrent.” And so far, CEO Ashwin Navin has been concentrating on building “smart TV” apps that you’ll...
Flingo Gets $7 Million for a Second-Screen Bet

New Money Ventures to Silicon Valley

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When SurveyMonkey LLC Chief Executive Dave Goldberg wanted to raise money for his Palo Alto, Calif., company, he didn’t lean on the venture capitalists that scour Silicon Valley looking for the next Google Inc. or Facebook Inc. Instead, Mr. Goldberg tapped Tiger Global Management LLC, an investment firm run by...
New Money Ventures to Silicon Valley
ClearSlide, a collaboration platform, gets $28 million in new funds

How to handle a firehose: An interview with DataSift's CTO

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DataSift, best known as one of the two companies with full access to Twitter’s firehose of streaming data, has raised $15 million in Series B. The new money, which comes from Scale Ventures — along with GRP Partners, IA Ventures Northgate Capital and Daher Capital — adds to the $14.7...
How to handle a firehose: An interview with DataSift's CTO

Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings

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Even as social media firms get all the hype, email remains big business. The latest proof of this is a major new investment in Sailthru, a start-up that helps media and e-commerce firms offer personalized email to their subscribers. On Monday, New York-based Sailthru announced $19 million in Series B...
Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings
Retail: $10 Million Shave Club: Discount Razor Service Is a Hit With Investors
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