Russian travel startup OneTwoTrip received $9 million from Phenomen Ventures today.
Marketing automation software company Act-On raises $16 million in its fourth round of funding.
A round-up of funding news from around the technology universe
VentureBeat is launching its own self-branded store page, which contains a carefully curated handful of deals on software bundles, gadgets, tutorials, and other cool tech stuff.
In the race to bring indoor location technology to market, an eight-person startup is taking on big name players Google, Qualcomm and Samsung, and has the potential to win.
HireVue has raised $22 million to streamline the job interview process
A roundup of the funding deals that happened today.
Investments on the funding map all had a distinctive local flavor today. VC firms invested in regional companies and they money didn’t travel too far from home.
NoWait has raised over $2 million to save diners the inconvenience of waiting at restaurants.
An overview of what happened today in the world of technology investments
Momo Tech has raised $40 million for its app that helps nearby strangers connect with each other.
Delivery Hero has raised $50 million for its site that lets customers order meals online.
IBM has agreed to acquire major HR software player Kenexa for about $1.3 billion.
A look at the few funding deals that happened today and an homage to Bao Bao the giant panda, who is with us no more.
Editor’s Pick A look at what happened in Funding News today.
Aditive has raised $3 million for its platform that makes advertising fun for consumers.
“Big data” company AbsolutData received $20 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India.
“Big data” company CloudPhysics rolled on to the bright sky of the tech scene today, blown by $2.5 million and a powerful wind of technical jargon.
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A look at what happened today in the world of venture capital investment.nuts
G.I. Joe and Barbie just don’t cut it anymore, unless G.I. Joe is a computer-generated image operating in a virtual world, and Barbie is a digital teacher with a stockpile of tools to make multiplication more fun.
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Couchsurfing pulls in a $15 million series B led by General Catalyst, its second major funding round since converting into a for-profit.
SimpliVity, a “hyper convergence” startup, comes out of stealth mode and announces $18 million in funding.
Social commerce site Little Black Bag raised $8 million in its second round of financing.
A spy and ninja filled dose of today’s funding news.
It all started from the concept of a slippery slope. Combine the snowball effect online shopping can have on susceptible consumers (present company included), a company founded in the Swiss Alps, and an iPad app vaguely reminiscent of snow, and my Funding Daily horizon was filled with mountainous peaks. Let’s see which companies set off on the trails of venture capital.
Catalyst Investors, a New York-based venture firm focusing on tech startup investment, has closed a new fund. This fund will be the firm’s third, and it includes commitments totaling $213 million from a diverse pool of investors.
The water is coming to a slow boil this Monday, as investors add their money into startup pots and hope that the end result will be something delicious, and more importantly, lucrative. Let’s see what’s cooking today.
Over the past couple days, funding news has been coming in at a leisurely pace, a summertime pace, if you will. Just a handful of companies made investment announcements, so I have taken the liberty of wrapping them all up in one nice, little package. I hope you are reading it on a lounge chair at a beach with a cocktail in hand. It is August, after all: Don’t people usually go on vacations around this time? Venture capitalists certainly seem to.
It’s 8/8 today, and I have eight funding announcements. Coincidence? I think not. Now if only one of them had raised $8 million dollars, we would really have a coincidence on our hands.
The New York Times is looking to sell lackluster web property About.com for about $270 million in a move to shore up the company.
Today, app monetization firm Inneractive closed a $3.5 million financing round to accelerate global expansion and double down on its private ad exchange strategy.
Today’s investment news is filled with good vibes. Anyone who claims that the world of technology is cold, hard, and emotionless should take a look at the stories below. We’ve got companies promoting family values, technology that puts people in touch with their feelings, and all sorts of other avenues for personal expression. You may want to read this Funding Daily on a couch with a box of tissues and The Interpretation of Dreams nearby.
Today’s funding news is best read to a bass line. Investors may choose to put their money towards businesses rather than bling, but there is no shortage of hustle and grind or gold diggin’ in the startup world. Yeaahhhhh boy.
FullCircle sealed the deal on $3 million for a product that fuses every hot technology trend out there into one app.
Nexage added $5 million to its second round of funding for its real-time bidding platform for mobile ads today, bringing its total Series B to $15 million.
Sawbuck Realty closed $3.5 million in financing for HomeSnap, a real estate discovery engine that gives house hunters detailed information about a home based on photo.
Investment news had a certain disco sparkle today. With all the gold, stars, light, motion, and daPulsing you’d think you were in a nightclub. Oontz. Oontz.