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Here’s VentureBeat’s round up of all the notable funding news from today:
At big companies, financial planning and workforce modeling are essential. You’ve got to know where you’re going. Anaplan, a provider of cloud-based financial planning software, wants to let lots of employees get in on the fun, and now the company has raised $100 million in new funding.
Read more on VentureBeat: Making the best use of companies’ money pays off: Anaplan raises $100M
Today, Swagbucks is announcing that it has raised $60 million as its first round of external funding. Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) provided the full amount, and current Swagbucks executive chairman Chuck Davis, who is also a partner at TCV, will take over the CEO role at Swagbucks while founder and current CEO Josef Gorowitz moves to being president.
Read more on VentureBeat: If you’re going to watch videos and play games, might as well earn some rewards for it, says Swagbucks
Many of the Bitcoin stories so far have focused on its rollercoaster pricing and its melodramatic exchanges. But at least one Bitcoin startup is getting down to business — and it has just scored $30 million to continue doing so. The Atlanta-based BitPay provides business solutions for merchants who want to accept Bitcoin –- integration with shopping carts, billing systems, points-of-sale, and settling Bitcoin payment in U.S. dollars and other traditional currency.
Read more on VentureBeat: Startup BitPay raises $30M to make Bitcoin part of merchants’ repertoire
Content delivery networks are no longer cutting it when it comes to supporting mobile web apps, and Instart Logic is working to replace them. Today, the company announced that it has raised $26 million as its third round of institutional funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round, with additional participation from existing investors Andreesen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Tenaya Capital.
Read more on VentureBeat: Mobile web apps are slow. Instart Logic now has $26M to try and change that
Tidemark Systems takes $24.1M
Enterprise app maker Tidemark Systems — which offers an array of apps assist companies with financial planning, operational planning, and metrics management — has raised a fresh $24.1 million funding round, according to an SEC Form D filed today. The total amount of the round may close slightly higher at $29.5 million.
Read more here.
Boxed, an e-commerce company that offers Costco-like discounts on macro-sized quantities of bulk items, is expanding. The company announced today that it has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round of funding, led by Greycroft Partners.
Read more on VentureBeat: This tiny startup thinks it can challenge Costco and Walmart with just $6.5M and an app
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