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Oh, my. Today was a huge day in the land of money-moving. Not only did all sorts of companies get new funding, but we also saw the launch of two new VC funds and an acquisition.
Here are today’s funding deals:
Malwarebytes chief executive Marcin Kleczynski may be one of the smartest 24 year olds in Silicon Valley. He launched his security play in 2008 while a freshman at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with his own cash, made $500,000 his first year in business, and never took a penny of investor money. Until now.
Read more on VentureBeat: Malwarebytes takes in $30M, its first round since launching in 2008
It takes lots of time to walk around a store and change all of those price tags. The San Jose, Calif.-based Altierre Corp. makes digital product labeling system that connects back to a retailer’s pricing systems via low-power wireless technology.
Read more on VentureBeat: Altierre raises $21M so that retailers never have to change price tags again
Avere Systems, a company that sells data center storage hardware containing fast solid-state drives and more traditional hard disk drives, announced today $20 million in fresh funding. The deal should have the effect of making Avere a bigger name in storage land. A big-name investor led the new round: Western Digital Capital, the investment arm of storage giant Western Digital.
Read more on VentureBeat: Avere raises $20M to deliver scalable storage for hybrid clouds
Jobandtalent, a recruitment site designed to better match jobhunters with jobs, just raised $14 million in Series A funding. The site uses linguistic analysis to help job seekers find job opportunities they wouldn’t normally be presented with. The Jobandtalent algorithm evaluates job ads and résumés to find good matches.
Read more on VentureBeat: Jobandtalent raises $14M for recruitment platform
Health care software provider Syapse has raised $10 million in a Series B round of financing, the company announced today. Diseases such as cancer often require complex, precise care. Syapse is dedicated to improving how medical professionals diagnose and treat these conditions.
Read more on VentureBeat: Syapse raises $10M to power ‘precision medicine’
VentureBeat reporter Kia Kokalitcheva recently argued with a couple of colleagues over which music streaming service to use for their shared work playlists, but a young startup called Bop.fm might just be the solution. The company, which announced a new $2 million in funding today, enables listeners to make playlists independently of the music services they use.
Read more on VentureBeat: Bop.fm is a remote control for your music apps, and it’s now $2M richer