Accelerator program 500 Startups is apparently looking to raise money for a third early-stage investment fund, according to an SEC document filed today.
You know how when there’s a Monday holiday and you come back on Tuesday to over nine thousand new emails and a to-do list longer than Jay-Z’s money? That’s Funding Daily today.
If data is currency, today’s tech companies getting rich off our every online move.
Proving that large businesses no longer need to manage racks of hardware just to have their own phone service, cloud communications provider Thinking Phone Networks has nabbed even more funding.
VMware’s new end user business unit chief Sanjay Poonen took the lead on the acquisition.
Many enterprise companies face a problem: They want their employees to work on-the-go, but they don’t have the resources or expertise to create their own mobile apps. The Microsoft-backed SkyGiraffe thinks it has a viable solution to this quandary.
Backing up data is easy — but doing it for hundreds of employees and across a slew of devices isn’t.
We’ve all been trapped at a busy restaurant, desperately trying to flag down a waiter, pay, and escape. MyCheck thinks there’s an easier way.
Guest Post Tim Merel is the founder of investment bank Digi-Capital.
Waywire, the crowdsourced video curation site from Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker, has been acquired by video startup Magnify, reports AllThingsD.
Believe it or not, there is some drah-mah in the cloud-accounting industry. Oh, yeah, we’re talking dollars and data centers, here, people.
Hardware has a big showing in this day’s roundup.
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TechShop Menlo Park filed a 506(c) with the SEC, which following the lift on the ban of general solicitation, allows startups to publicly announce that they are fundraising.
The startup has raised $500,000 to make learning a foreign language part of your daily Internet browsing experience. This extension for Chrome gives you quizzes and flashcards based on what interests you online.
You can really see how expansive the mobile industry is through today’s funding announcements.
Is Taser International hedging its bets, in case its non-lethal weapons run into legal or other obstacles?
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company that became the biggest online retailer on the planet last year, has invested most of a massive new $206 million funding round in ShopRunner, a rival to Amazon.com.
LitRes sells legal e-books in Russia. It was founded in 2006 to combat the rampant piracy in the e-book market and capitalize on the governments anti-piracy crackdown.
This ‘Airbnb for dogs’ will continue expanding its marketplace that connects pet owners with local, qualified caregivers who host the dogs in their homes.
This “Fitbit for personal finance” calculates your total income, recurring bills, and recommended savings for each month, and gives you a breakdown of what you can spend that day, week, and month.
Greenwave has raid $19 million to prepare for the day when our homes are run by computers. The company is building a “Home2Cloud” platform that connects all the different connected devices in a home and makes it easier to manage them from one dashboard.
Satellite service startup Dauria Aerospace closed a new $20 million round of funding, the company announced yesterday.
Today wasn’t all about San Francisco and Silicon Valley — oh, no. The two biggest deals that crossed our radar were for technologies in India and space, in that order. We also saw a flurry of activity over a Chicago startup, as well.
Twitter has accidentally revealed its IPO date in revisions to its S-1 filing, private company financial data analysts at PrivCo say.
Big data startup Cirro thinks you shouldn’t need technical savvy to make sense of your company’s data.
Splice is an open source music community where musicians can create songs and samples, and everything is backed up and organized in the cloud. They can also share music, collaborate on projects with other members of the community, track changes, and receive feedback on their work.
Flipkart is one of the biggest websites in India, and this $360M will help the company to build out its supply chain and undercut the competition.
“An investor called me from London after seeing my profile on AngelList,” Gee said to VentureBeat. “After a 20 minute phone call he was offering me a trip to London to finalize a $5 million investment.”
A UK-based venture fund has secured a £37.5 million ($60 million) fund to invest in early-stage technology startups.
The government may be shut down, but the venture capital engine sure isn’t.
Refresh, a mobile app for iOS that promises to create an “instant dossier” on anyone you meet, just secured a $10 million Series A round.
The daily deals site for moms and kids filed a $100 million initial public offering (IPO) today, the first deals site since Groupon to go public.
Socratic is an online open community where teachers share educational video content. Anyone can add or suggest videos and the best videos for each topic rise to the top.
Swirl uses beacons, bluetooth low energy (BLE), and mobile devices to deliver targeted offers to consumers when they walk into a store.
Basis Science has expanded its Series B funding to more than $23 million with new investors such as Intel Capital.
Former executives of Finam Global, the venture arm of leading Russian financial group Finam, have launched a $30 million high-tech fund to invest in “fast-growing markets of considerable size.”
Today, we kick off funding daily with a fountainhead of $4 billion raised by VCs over the past three months. That’s not just tech VCs; it includes all industries and sectors, from biomedical engineering to brick-and-mortar retail and beyond.
Pacejet Logistics aims to simplify shipping by bringing together a disparate network of carriers and logistics services in one cloud-based solution.
Internet service provider company Time Warner Cable is set to acquire fiber optic network firm DukeNet in a deal with $600 million, the companies announced today.