With two $100 million funds launching today, it’s time to dust off those decks and get your pitch together, startups.
Visier makes software for the oversight and management of “human capital” for “people that have a need to know.” If that doesn’t put you in an immediate state of bliss vis-à-vis your funemployed status, check out the rest of the story.
Editor’s Pick “Something very interesting is happening here,” Google’s top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. “This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people.”
“Recent wins like our integration with YouTube are great steps on our mission to help anyone and everyone communicate freely across languages,” said Gengo CEO and co-founder Robert Laing.
EA’s Chillingo division will publish the title this summer.
Guest Post SXSW is where a number of companies stepped up and delivered.
Add Intel Capital to the growing list of companies eager to work with Bluestacks.
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.
Apperian receives strategic investment from Intel Capital to help enterprise custoemrs deploy and manage mobile applications.
Swrve enables game publishers to test different outcomes and see which path leads to the best monetization.
In another example of venture capital’s growing interest in Brazil, Intel Capital has announced that it has invested an undisclosed amount in ELike.
Activision Blizzard and Swrve are proving that mobile games are as important as those for consoles.
Editor's Pick Yummly, a recipe search engine that would make any recipe hoarder and home chef happy, announced Wednesday it has raised $6 million is its first round of funding. The site compiles recipes from several popular recipes sites so you can browse and search for whatever makes your mouth water.
Intel Capital is announcing today a $100 million fund to invest in the future of car technology. The Intel Capital Connected Car Fund is aimed at turning the web-connected automobile into a reality.
You could say that mFoundry was totally into mobile payments before it was cool. Now the company is reaping the rewards of being an early adopter, announcing today that it has received $18 million in growth-capital funding led by MasterCard, following a recently announced partnership between the two companies.
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/32172079 w=500&h=281] Urban Airship, a platform-as-a-service company for mobile developers, has soft-launched a new MMS-style notification feature called “Rich Push” to help app makers better engage mobile users.
Intel Capital, the veteran investment arm of Intel, has announced the AppUp fund to invest $100 million in companies creating applications and digital content for multiple devices. The organization revealed the new fund today at the Intel Capital Global Summit in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Virident is announcing today that is has raised $21 million to launch its next-generation flash memory for enterprises.
SweetLabs has raised $13 million in funding to bring the one-click app experience to the desktop computer.
Intel’s investment arm, Intel Capital, has invested $24 million in seven new startups, the company announced today.
For all the talk about the “internet of things,” or web-connected sensors of all kinds, there’s a grim reality. Hackers are going to have a field day unless those things are protected from cyberattack. Mocana aims to protect all of those smart devices, from cars to smart meters, and that is why Intel Capital has just invested an undisclosed amount of money into the security startup.
At first glance, the news that the maker of an iPhone app that simulates a Zippo lighter received $2.6M in funding sounds like a joke.
Already a big player in Facebook games, social game maker CrowdStar is expanding into mobile today with the launch of an iPhone game called Top Girl.