Booker, the cloud-based service management startup formerly known as GramercyOne, has closed a $27.5 million funding round.
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Funding for digital health startups skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013, according to a newly released report.
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Canonical and VMware announced today a partnership that will enable customers to run efficient OpenStack clouds using the two sets of technologies.
Edtech startup LearnZillion just received $7 million to help teachers implement Common Core State Standards, which define what students need to know at each grade level.
StreetOwl is launching its smartphone app to help good drivers find the most affordable insurance.
Should human genes be patented? The Supreme Court is weighing in today in a landmark case that will have an enormous impact on the future of science, technology and medicine.
Indian home shopping business Homeshop18 has closed a $30 million funding round as it edges closer to an IPO.
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT just released its budget plan for 2014, which would increase its funding. But it’s a little-reported line item that’s causing a stir among entrepreneurs — a proposal to boost fees for electronic health record vendors.
Ellen Pao will be helping Reddit build strategic partnerships.
Venture firm New Enterprise Associates hopes to find new cures for rare diseases with its latest investment.
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At a press conference today, San Jose State University announced it would be expanding its online course offering, and opening a facility for adaptive and blended learning.
Dropbox introduces single sign on and rebrands its business-focused service.
Founder and CEO Dan Siroker formed the idea for the company while working as an analytics lead on the Obama campaign.
ParElastic closed its first round of financing led by General Catalyst.
VentureBeat caught up with blogger and social media analyst Brian Solis a few weeks after the release of his latest book.
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The digital health company is launching a web app for scheduling doctor’s appointments, which will compete with ZocDoc.
RMG Networks will go public on Monday and is merging with digital signage company Symon.com.
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Sources are telling us that chronic disease management startup WellDoc is looking for a buyer.
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Seattle-based Everymove has closed $3.5 million in funding for its health care mileage program. The company also just launched its Android app, which follows an iPhone app that lets employees gain points for eating nutritious meals and going to the gym.
Digital health incubator Rock Health released data today that shows an increase in funding for med-tech startups in the first quarter of 2013.
Big news for healthcare IT: WorldOne, the New York-based company that claims to be the largest collector of healthcare data has just closed a $30 million round led by Deerfield Management Company.
SiSense closed a $10 million funding round today for its “big data” technology that competes with giants like SAP and Oracle.
Kabbage just announced it has closed a credit facility of $75 million, its largest to date. With these funds, Kabbage aims to provide 100,000 advances by the end of 2013.
We saw a significant uptick in funding today; almost a dozen companies closed rounds in diverse industries, such as sports, consumer-tech, and political-tech.
It will trade under “MKTO” on the Nasdaq exchange. Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse are listed as leading the offering.
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The bureau plans to invite all Americans to answer questions online for the next decennial census in 2020.