So long lengthy shipping times: Technology distributor Ingram Micro announced today that is has agreed to acquire Shipwire, a startup that makes it easy for business of any size to quickly ship inventory to customers.
Openbay’s goal is to improve the process of getting your car repaired and maintained. The Cambridge-startup launched its service today and revealed seed funding from Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz’s a16z seed fund, Boston Seed Capital, and Stage 1 Ventures.
Paxata wants to help data scientists avoid getting bogged down in prep work and move right to analysis.
The company produces Othermill, a 15-pound, 10-inch cube that creates circuit boards, ice cube trays, etc. by cutting out small pieces of physical material one layer at a time.
“Japan is a special market. Even if you have a very good service or product, without a good marketing or distribution channel, you won’t be successful. You need a good partner.”
Bytelight has raised $3 million for its indoor positioning system that connects LED lights with the cameras in your mobile device.
Flint, a payment service for mobile devices on iOS and Android, has just cleared a new $6 million round of funding, the startup announced today.
Formlabs, a 3D printer company, got funding today and has also gotten us all excited about being able to print out objects.
Twitter is planning to sell 70 million shares at $17 to $20 per share in order to raise about $1.4 billion in its coming IPO. The company updated its S1 filing with the SEC today with the new data.
Shan Sinha has spent his entire career building enterprise communications products, and is now hunkered down building his own. The former Microsoft and Google exec founded Highfive, an enterprise communications product that Sinha said is “reimagining the way people communicate at work.”
Covering your entire body in paint and yelling like a maniac are perfectly acceptable modes of behavior, if you are a football fan. As is compulsively checking game scores and stats.
For some companies, 3D printers aren’t just making objects — they’re printing money,too.
Carl Icahn wants Apple CEO Tim Cook to show him the money. $150 billion worth, in fact.
The fund will invest in early-stage companies across Asia, Europe, Israel, and the U.S.. The goal is to support startups with a global vision.
Pinterest was the clear buzz winner of today’s funding daily. Not that its a competition or anything.
Funding Circle connects small businesses with investors who fund their loans, so they don’t have to go through banks. Lenders benefit by earning higher rates than their money might get elsewhere.
Machine learning may help organizations make sense of the massive amount of data floating around on their servers.
This behemoth of a round brings the company’s total capital raised to $338 million. It will fuel international expansion.
North Bridge Growth Equity closed $580 million to fuel its second big investment fund, which it announced earlier today.
Applauze is a recently-launched iOS app that presents users with thousands of events happening every day, across 41 U.S. cities and 5 in Canada.
The company develops APIs for custom analytics. Today it announced locking up $2.35 million in financing to cement its foothold in current verticals, which includes ad tech, gaming, and the Internet of Things, and go after other verticals.
Image recognition is a problem the Flickr team has been working on for a while, so it’ll be interesting to find out whether all this intellectual capital leads to a true industry breakthrough.
This startup maintains a suite of news apps that aggregate content from trustworthy sources in journalism — the Associated Press, the Financial Times — as well as online outlets like the Huffington Post.
Founded by the former CTO of E*Trade, Sharewave makes it easier for private companies to communicate with their shareholders.
Ed-tech startup Tiggly has closed a $500,000 seed round, released its products for sale on Nordstrom.com, and will start selling its toys at hundreds of Apple retail stores.
In yet another sign that e-commerce giant Alibaba has its sights fixed firmly on the U.S. market, the company announced this morning that it was establishing an “investment organization” in the United States.
When it comes to cloud services, Oracle is majorly behind companies like Amazon, Google, and Salesforce – so rather than build most competing technologies in-house, the company has scooped up a bevy of cloud companies over the last two years.
Mubi has raised a new $5.1 million investment for its social networking service for film lovers, according to a SEC document filed last week.
Easy Taxi — a competitor to cab-hailing apps such as Hailo, Taxi Magic, and TaxiMojo — received $7 million today and is expanding to three regions: the Middle East, North Africa, and Hong Kong.
Fresh funding daily, just like mom used to make.
Happify gives you activities and exercises people to hone your happiness skills.
Outbrain, the content recommendation/advertising firm, announced a new $35 million round of funding today.
Handybook has swept up $10 million and released a new mobile app today to let you book house cleaners, handymen, furniture builders, movers, and plumbers.
Wellbe is developing technology that gives patients greater awareness and control over the entire surgical process, and helps hospitals improve the care experience. The health-tech startup has raised $1.4 million to build out its Patient Guidance System (PGS) and suite of “Guided CarePath” solutions.
Some of Appsee’s tools are everyday business analytics stuff — conversion data, attrition info. But the really cool part is the video play-by-play of what a user does to make the app crash.
Teads provides a customizable ad tech platform for buyers and sellers. Its tools not only make it easier to create video ads, but also to serve them to a large audience.
A little sweet, a little Soyent for today’s funding roundup.
Sqrrl wants to help regular private-sector enterprises take advantage of the majorly scalable and powerful NoSQL database created by the National Security Agency.
Struggling students use OneClass to get a third party perspective on their notes. The company received $1.6 million in funding today to help them get to those A’s.
Need some lecture notes? How about an exam guide, or perhaps a video tutorial on Statistics 220 exam at the University of Toronto?
Let’s call it the Jerry McGuire strategy: Help me help you.