Health tech companies were our biggest funding deals today, in a huge day of investments.
Dish Network said today that it would not make a new offer to buy Sprint Nextel, in time for the Tuesday deadline. Instead, Dish will focus on its attentions on wireless provider Clearwire. This is the latest event in the never-ending Sprint-Dish-Clearwire-SoftBank saga that is more dramatic than a soap opera.
COMS Interactive, a startup that produces an SaaS products for the health care industry, has securied a new $21 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Nok Nok Labs takes on $4 million in debt financing.
Skillz provides gamers to enter skill-based mobile-gaming tournaments for real money.
Darby Smart launched today to prevent mishaps of this sort, and to capitalize on the DIY movement's building momentum. It also announced raising $1 million in seed funding.
Showing VCs are more than willing to throw money at buzzword-filled startups, software-defined storage startup CloudByte has raised $4 million in new funds.
"File system as a service" startup Filepicker.io has rebranded as Ink and announced the close of its $1.8 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
FiftyThree is the company behind Paper, an iPad app that Apple named 2012 iPad App of the Year. It has raised $15 million in a deal led by Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz.
CareCloud offers cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) software that helps doctors improve patient care, increase collections, and streamline operations. It's the latest big deal in a "record year" for digital health.
Parakweet's core product Bookvibe combines natural language processing and social-media analytics to find the books that are right for you.
Occipital develops computer-vision products, and the acquisition of ManCTL will make it easier to create 3D models of the real world.
Obvious Corp's first product, Lift, started out as an iPhone-only app last year. Now the app is more widely available to help anyone achieve their goals using data and social support.
This startup is trying to organize and make useful just about every kind of data imaginable -- not only large volumes of data but also data that appears at high velocities.
Enterprise cloud-backup provider Zetta.net has raised $8 million in new funding to help it bolster its backup, disaster recovery, and archiving services.
There wasn't much big news today in the tech world, but the deals kept flowing. Surprisingly, our most popular funding story happened to be the smallest deal: People just can't get enough of privacy solutions in light of the NSA data-snooping controversy.
RetailMeNot, "the world's largest digital coupon marketplace," filed for a proposed initial public offering. The proposed maximum aggregate offering price is $230 million and the stock will be listed on the NASDAQ as "SALE."
Keaton Row is a fashion startup reigning in the "future of personal styling" with an online, affordable process that has customers spending seven times the average e-commerce order and coming back for more.
Health startup Medivo has raised $15 million to expand its health monitoring platform that connects doctors, consumers, and clinical labs. The company's vision is to save and improve lives through faster and easier access to quality health care.
Poster, an app that enables you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device, has been acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic, the app's creator announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.