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ResearchGate, a social network for scientists, has scored a sweet $35 million third round of funding led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tenaya Capital.
There was a lot of money placed today, not least on health-tech. Here’s a quick round-up of funding stories for April 10.
Private company research firm Privco has ranked the top 20 merger and acquisitions of the top 20 technology VC firms of 2012, including Ancestry.com’s $1.6 billion sale to private equity firm Permira and other top tech acquisitions such as Yammer, Meebo, Instagram, and NextG networks.
Intel Capital comes out on top.
SnapChat secures a hefty investment from Benchmark Capital to support the viral growth of its now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t photo sharing app.
SnapChat, a popular social photo sharing service for iOS and Android, could be raising a fresh round of funding from the same group of investors that helped Instagram get started, reports Gigaom.
Meteor Entertainment raised another $18M for its Hawken multiplayer mech combat game.
Upcoming PC game Hawken joins the ranks of mech series Robotech and Gundam with a web program.
Developers are learning that they can go to their fans, not merely the big publishers, to obtain funding for their games.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2012. But here’s a summary of why we think this is the must-attend game conference for you.
We’re pleased to announce the all-star moderators for our annual GamesBeat 2012 conference next week, July 10-11 in San Francisco.
Striking just the right tone in a text message or conveying complex ideas via tweets can be quite a challenge, which must be why Zlango, an app that enables users to communicate with images rather than words, just hit the 1.25 billion text mark.
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Instagram chief executive Kevin Systrom just netted $400 million for selling his two-year-old startup to Facebook for $1 billion. That’s according to a report by Wired, which cites sources indicating that Systrom holds 40 percent of the company he founded.
The Minerva Project, a new “elite university,” just announced it has raised $25 million dollars in seed funding from Benchmark Capital, the largest seed round the venture capital firm has ever invested.
Monday, drag and drop website builder Wix.com launched its HTML5 website builder, which builds websites with video and animation for devices that don’t support Flash.
At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our new “Funding daily” column.
Outsourcing service oDesk, which brokers jobs between freelance workers and businesses looking to outsource, announced today it has raised $15 million in its fourth round of funding.
ResearchGate, a social network for scientists to share knowledge and research, announced Wednesday it has raised its second round of funding, led by Founders Fund partner and PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek.
More than 115 million smartphones were sold during Q3 of 2011, according to the latest Gartner report, and almost all of them have some video capability. But with the spike in video creation comes a new problem: what to watch. Startup Klip tackles this problem by making it easy to track and sort videos from your friends on your iPhone.
Education technology is a red-hot market, and both startups and investors are taking note.
As people’s pockets fill with camera-enabled smartphones the rush is on to be the top dog in social video sharing. Palo Alto video startup Klip announced today that it has raised $8 million in a second round of funding, just two months after launching and raising $2 million.
Stealth startup Nextdoor believes it has cracked the social/local code, and is today launching a digital platform that brings together your real-world neighbors.
Customer help desk management provider Zendesk on Monday unveiled Zendesk Voice, a new feature that lets customers set up cloud-based call centers for much less money than old-school call centers.
CouchSurfing, the site that helps you find a couch to spend the night on or a safe foreigner to warm your own couch, is switching from the slow lane to the fast lane.