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Here is a roundup of today’s funding news.
Dropcam may be known for its surveillance cameras, but investors just as interested in the cloud infrastructure that supports it.
Skycam’s makers plan to sell the hardware at a flat fee of $99 per unit; because it runs on Skype, there are no additional software costs. You’ll be able to monitor the feed from a smartphone, tablet, or a PC.
Check out today’s funding news; there’s a lot of it. A high-brow Airbnb clone snagged $12 million, and 3-D printing received a $6.2 million boost. Take a look at the other companies that VCs are throwing money at today:
When you think Silicon Valley startups, you think applications, locational data, cloud storage and social gaming. We dug around to find some companies that still innovating on the physical plane and making actual, tangible products.
Smile, you’re on camera! Wi-Fi video camera company Dropcam raised $5 million in its first round of funding today led by storied venture firm Accel Partners and Google+ vice president of product Bradley Horowitz.