With privacy concerns at a new high following PRISM revelations, VCs want to invest more in security and privacy. Antitracking startup Disconnect fits the bill.
Pinterest has reportedly raised $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.5 billion. In other words, the rumors appear to be true.
Playnomics PlayRM service helps predict which users should be targeted with special offers inside games.
Meteor Entertainment raised another $18M for its Hawken multiplayer mech combat game.
Playnomics launches a customer relationship management platform for games that markedly improves player retention.
Upcoming PC game Hawken joins the ranks of mech series Robotech and Gundam with a web program.
New York-based education startup Schoology has raised a $6 million second round of funding led by FirstMark Capital. The company is seeking to take out incumbents like Blackboard with educational software that is designed to be more like a social network, and which integrates easily with whatever services the school is already running.