VMware’s new end user business unit chief Sanjay Poonen took the lead on the acquisition.
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Media Temple will not be shut down in the wake of the acquisition. Instead, it will continue to operate independently with no real day-to-day changes for employees or customers.
Cozy scored $5 million in first round funding in a round led by General Catalyst Partners.
Numecent and Software2 team up to help universities deploy Microsoft Windows applications in the cloud.
One of the goals for the interplanetary mission is to hunt down methane gas, a byproduct from living organisms.
NTT’s center will focus on cloud security, big data applications, and mobile technologies. A spokesperson told me that the company will be eyeing startups for potential acquisitions.
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StartUp Health’s academy program is long-term, highly structured, and is designed to help startups become sustainable businesses.
Nine months after being named president and COO at Change.org, VentureBeat asked Jennifer Dulski to share her tips for becoming a social entrepreneur.
Newsela, a website with hundreds of news articles targeted to students, has raised $1.2 million in venture financing.
Uber and WalletHub have released some interesting data on how Americans are impacted by the government shutdown.
Tony Espinoza has stepped down as the chief executive of Couchsurfing, according to a blog post released today.
At the VCIR conference in Park City, Utah, former Ancestry.com executives unveiled their stealthy new venture, called YouWho.
At the VCIR Fall conference in Park City, I met with the team behind WAVE, a technology which is powering the state’s first wireless electric bus.
Josh James took Omniture public and sold it for $1.8 billion. VentureBeat sat down with James in Park City, Utah, to learn more about Domo, his mysterious new venture.
Indeed has analyzed employment data to determine the cities with the most computer science job openings.
As you may have heard, Google is back in the health business with Calico, a new antiaging initiative. Now we know who is behind Calico — and just how much Google is betting on it.
Meetup just made its first ever acquisition of a tiny group messaging startup called Dispatch.
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A UK-based venture fund has secured a £37.5 million ($60 million) fund to invest in early-stage technology startups.
Desire2Learn does not want to miss out on the massive open online course trend, often referred to by insiders as ”MOOCs.”
True&Co raised $4 million in funding today to banish measuring tape and fitting rooms for good.
“The Industrial Internet is better characterized as a race with the new intelligent machines, not against them,” GE economist write in a new report.
Coursera today announced that it is partnering with NetEase, a China-based Internet company to extend its courses to millions of people in the region.
At a recent hackathon, Alex Day and Amazon engineer Yiling Hu developed a new system to help homeless people access shelters.
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Aside from MongoDB, quite a number of startups raised money today. It was a surprisingly active Friday for the deals team!
Big data investors say that Cassandra is still perceived by many customers as more “enterprise ready.” With $150 million in new funding, MongoDB has the opportunity to “close that gap.”
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Twitter will take a far more conservative approach than Facebook, its larger social networking rival.
A startup that bills itself as the “Uber for medical devices” just secured $750,000 in funding, bringing its total seed funding to $1.5 million.
Venture capitalists are confident that now is the time to invest in China, the world’s largest Internet market.
A startup called Quantopian just raised $6.7 million to turn anyone into a quantitative finance specialist.
Today’s acquisition will put Pivotal in a strong position to offer mobile and Web-based services to enterprise customers.
Box announced today that it has secured 13 new partnership with digital health vendors, including second opinion network GrandRounds and electronic medical record provider CareCloud.
The company was founded by a fellow at Stanford’s Business School, Mike Cagney, who realized that wealthy alumni had the resources to provide loans to students at more affordable rates.
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DC to VC, which took place in Santa Clara this afternoon, is organized by the Health 2.0 conference and Canvas, the health and IT-focused venture fund formerly known as Morganthaler Ventures.