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Funding daily: Baby, you can charge my car


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Welcome to our quick and dirty daily funding news column, where you can see a snapshot of the startups that received investments today. We’ve got two funding news stories for you on this warm San Francisco Monday. If you crave more details for each story, can click the links in each paragraph.

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Coulomb Technologies raises $47.5M to charge your electric vehicle

Electric vehicle charging station manufacturer Coulomb Technologies has raised $47.5 million in fourth-round funding to keep your electric cars running as they gain popularity. Coulomb Technologies made its way in the green tech market by providing on the go, outdoor charging stations for EV owners who didn’t want to charge solely at home. Braemar Energy Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the funding round, joined by Toyota Tsusho Corporation and existing investor Rho Ventures. Voyager Capital, Siemens Venture Capital GmbH, Harbor Pacific Capital Partners, and Hartford Ventures also participated.

Customer loyalty software Sweet Tooth gets funding

Points and rewards program software creator Sweet Tooth has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from OMERS Ventures, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, and Points International. The company creates loyalty programs for online retailers.

Electric car charging sign via Flickr user Justin Pickard