JOOR is using software to make the journey from runway to retail stores as smooth as walking down a catwalk. The company is on track to do more than $350 million in transactions in 2013, which is more than three times the amount from 2012.
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New Zealand based Vend raises $6.5 million for its software that integrates with existing point-of-sale systems to bring them into the cloud.
Stained Glass Labs is a group of entrepreneurs, mentors, and early adopters who are forming an incubator program for companies building on wearable computing like Glass.
Back in 2009, Apptio was famed venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz's first investment. Today Apptio announced closing a $45 million fifth round of funding, bringing the company's total to $136 million.
Berlin-based Versus IO has closed its first round of $2.8 million. The comparison engine represents McClure's first investment in a German startup.
Ticketfly unveiled its latest product Fanbase, a suite of customer analytics products that founder Andrew Dreskin said is a first of its kind. Venues and event promoters can use Fanbase to identify their top fans and offer them rewards for loyalty.
Online art gallery UGallery announced today that it now has over 500 artists in its community and 6,000 original pieces of art in its marketplace- "the biggest numbers today for an all-original art focused startup."
Founded by Google's former Head of Products, Collegefeed is a social network that brings together students and employers to improve the hiring process.
Loop launched today to help businesses get customer feedback in the moment using quick, five-question surveys.
Mobile Monday, an international organization that supports the mobile community, Momentum debuted its program today that offers a free twelve week program to support promising mobile startups.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.
Today at HAXLR8R's demo day, ten hot hardware startups presented their products after completing a 15-week accelerator program in Shenzhen China.
Intuit published an infographic today presenting the top cities for female entrepreneurs, as well as some interesting statistics about the state of women-owned businesses in the U.S.
Rocket Internet announced Namshi, its Middle Eastern online fashion retailer, has raised $13 million led by Summit Partners to sustain growth.
Grotech Ventures announced the close of its eight fund at $225 million. The Vienna-based firm invests in early-stage companies along the East Coast and in Colorado.
Big data startup LucidWorks has raised $10 million to help enterprise companies "turn multi-structured data into business gold."
Zoobean launched a curated catalog of children's books today to make it easier for parents to find books that are the most relevant for their children.
EarthRisk Technologies has developed a new model for predicting extreme weather events based on 60 years of data and 82 billion calculations.
Points of Light has selected the second class of startups for its civic accelerator program. The program is entirely focused on 'civic ventures' and entrepreneurs working to strengthen communities.
Whether you are closing a round of funding or pretending to live in the 1920s, champagne is in order. Check out today's 12 funding stories.