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MuleSoft, an integration-focused startup that helps huge and tiny companies alike, has raised $37 million in its fifth round of funding.
Cloud service providers need to authenticate hundreds of thousands of users every day. Stormpath wants to take over that responsibility.
Social news site Buzzfeed has raised $19.3 million in its third round of funding, a war chest that will likely help the company take its quirky content to a new level.
Koozoo raises $2.5 million for its crowd-sourced video network of the world’s public places.
Editor’s Pick While consumer-focused companies like Facebook and Zynga exploded, business software startups have been quietly scoring household-name customers with multi-million dollar budgets, kicking legacy players off their pedestal, and filing for higher-than-expected IPOs.
Lattice Engines raises $20 million for its “big data for big sales” platform.
Venture capital investments declined in both dollars and deal volume this quarter, according to the latest TheMoneyTree report.
Braintree, a startup that makes payment processing easier for e-commerce vendors, has raised $35 million.
Some good souls raised money in funding land today. Ticketfly raised a third round to help people’s assaulted ears listen to better music, and Meteor brought in money to support stressed web developers everywhere. GiveForward received investment for its platform helps people crowdfund medical expenses, and EcoScraps took money for a composting scheme that cuts down on waste and greenhouse emissions. And let’s not forget GoodData, which is mainly good because it has the word in its name.
New Enterprise Associates has raised one of the largest venture capital funds ever at $2.6 billion.
Every year, 100 billion minutes are spent on traditional audio-only teleconferences, while only 200 million minutes are used for video conferencing. Blue Jeans Network thinks it’s the company that can flip those numbers around.
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Elance, a freelance marketplace that connects clients and freelancers, announced Tuesday it has raised $16 million in funding. Stripes Group led the funding, with participation from New Enterprise Associates and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
[Editor's note: Updated with quotes from Xoom's chief executive John Kunze.]
SolidFire, a solid-state storage provider for cloud services, has raised a new $25 million round of funding to help improve performance and reliability for emerging cloud providers, the company revealed Monday.
If you’ve doubted that cloud-based services are going to take off in a big way, Workday wants you to put your foot in your mouth. The company has raised a new $85 million round of funding with a reported $2 billion company valuation.
After the dot com bubble burst, Cvent, an online events management company, had to scrimp. The company barely survived.
Blue Jeans Network came out of stealth mode Wednesday, making the cloud-based, multi-party video conferencing service commercially available. Dubbed “any(ware) video conferencing,” Blue Jeans Network makes video conferencing accessible to pretty much everyone with practically any video-enabled device.
Pulse, which created the popular Pulse news reading app, has raised $9 million in its first round of institutional venture funding.