InsightSquared, the Cambridge, Mass.-based company that is taking on Microsoft’s Excel, just scored $8 million in second round funding.
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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.
How do you succeed online in the crowded, noisy, and sometimes scammy local search market? If you’re Stik.com, you succeed by focusing on transactions that are infrequent, expensive, and have a high cost of failure.
Fashion startup Lyst raised $5 million in a first round of funding led by one of the biggest venture capital firms in Europe, DFJ Esprit, as well as Accel Partners.
In the past, losing your wallet was a nightmare. The fear that someone would go on a spending spree with your money often caused frantic calls to banks and credit card companies to cancel the cards in your lost wallet. Digital receipt startup Lemon seeks to do away with the drama with its mobile app that backs up everything in your wallet, receipts and all. The company announced Tuesday it raised a $8 million funding round.
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Data center power-saving software company Power Assure has pulled in a $13.5 million funding round led by strategic partner ABB in addition to previous investor Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the company announced yesterday.
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The biggest question on every mind in Silicon Valley relates to our collective worst nightmare: Could a macroeconomic collapse trigger another dotcom-esque bust?
For the third time in nine months, SeaMicro is announcing a new line of servers that can pack an awful lot of computing power in a sixth of the usual space and a quarter of the electricity.