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Funding Daily: Let's stay online

Today was a big day for outages, with both The New York Times and Microsoft suffering downtime. So today’s Funding Daily is all about staying online and making your service available to all.

Cool private companies: Growing e-commerce firms

As a software securities analyst for investment banking firm Canaccord Genuity, Richard Davis spends 200 days a year on the road visiting companies. He goes to public companies such as Oracle and Salesforce.com, but he also visits up-and-coming software companies he thinks will go public in the near future.