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counting moneyAt VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our “Funding daily” column.

Nirvanix nabs $25M from Khosla Ventures

Enterprise storage startup Nirvanix has raised $25 million in its third round of funding, with the goal of bringing enterprise cloud storage to the largest companies in the world. Nirvanix offers its more than 1,200 customers across the globe access to cloud storage in three forms. These include public, hybrid, and private cloud storage types. The new funding round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from existing investors Valhalla Partners, Intel Capital, Mission Ventures, and Windward Ventures.

LifeStreet Media nabs $66M

Advertising startup LifeStreet Media has raised $66 million in funding. LifeStreet Media offers an in-app advertising solution for mobile and Facebook apps. Nautic Partners led the round for the previously stealth-mode startup.

Evernote raises $70M in advance of IPO, now worth $1B

Evernote has raised $70 million at a valuation of $1 billion in its fourth round of funding. The round was led by Meritech Capital and CBC Capital. Evernote offers a suite of digital note-taking products with the goal of helping you remember everything.

WePay raises $10M

Payment processing service WePay has raised $10 million in funding, the company announced today. WePay is known for its easy, anyone-can-use-it online payment tools, aimed at individuals and “unsophisticated” online sellers. Ignition Partners led the round, with existing investors Highland Capital Partners and August Capital participating.

Fiverr grabs $15M in seed money

Online “people-for-hire” marketplace  Fiverr has raised $15 million in seed funding from Accel Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company lets people list their performance services, such as singing or juggling, on the site and starts the pricing at $5 a gig.

NetPlenish secures $1.9M

Mobile shopping site NetPlenish has raised $1.9 million in seed funding. The company helps you get a deal on everyday products, such as toilet paper or soap, by using smartphone apps. Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, Gold Hill Capital, BHV Capital, TEEC Angel Fund, Ludlow Ventures led the round.

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