And now the moment you’ve been anticipating since the last glorious time it came out (which was yesterday), today’s roundup of funding and investment news!
Interestingly, Monetate says it “influenced” a third of all the money spent online on Black Friday.
Reps for Ticketland tell us via email the startup will take in a total of $120 million for 2013, and tickets sold will exceed 2 million for around 40,000 unique events.
Big data startup DataSift has closed a fresh $42 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Scientists raised $9 million today to fund clinical trials for a technology that illuminates cancer cells during surgery.
You hear about startups getting venture capital or crowdfunding money all the time in Silicon Valley. But the two combined barely make up the money given by startups’ biggest funding source: friends and family.
Betaworks, maker of useful web tools and service, is raising a new $20 million round of funding, the company confirmed to VentureBeat today.
Here’s some things you didn’t know: companies still get funded despite everyone across the country craving turkey day foo (or vegan equivalent) so badly that they can’t think straight.
In this deal, 7digital will go public on the London Stock Exchange — all without the hassle of an IPO.
I had a crab dinner for nine people last week, and I named every single one of those Dungeness motherflappers as they were being lowered into the pot to their steamy deaths.
Apparently, the startup is in the process of closing another $50 million in funding, according to a Fortune report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the deal.
Online education startup Coursera just raised an additional $20 million in funding, bringing its mammoth series B round to $63 million.
The latest startup to capitalize on the “big data” trend is Alpine Data Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that just raised $16 million in venture funding.
Got a Christmas present for your friend in London, but don’t want to spend the money to ship it from California? Friendshippr wants to connect you with Facebook friends heading that way who might be your personal FedEx.
Browser security company Quarri received $2.35 million dollars today, sticking behind the idea that the browser is one of the weakest points in a company’s system.
We saw lots of other deals, but we kinda feel bad for any company that planned to announce their own sweet fundraise today. On this day, Spotify is the whale, and everyone else is a mere minnow.
What will Spotify use another $250 million for? The answer isn’t entirely clear, but here are a few things Spotify may need more capital for.
Shopping trips generally make me anxious and clammy. Which is why I decided to write about TheHunt, an app that is designed for intense shoppers.
With a $5.4m funding boost from Japanese investors, video summary platform Simpleshow is ramping up its expansion plans.
Flayr wants to change the way you online shop — starting with France.
Cloud storage provider Box is raising a $100 million round, according to a public document filed last month.
“Legal agreements should be as easy and affordable as doing any other task on your phone — be it taking notes, reserving a car service, or managing your finances,” said Shake CEO and cofounder Abe Geiger.
Building the next generation of enterprise apps is important, but so is bringing enterprises’ past efforts into the future — because they spent a lot of money back then.
Good news everyone! We’ve just gathered up all the funding news for the day and rolled it up into our now legendary* Funding Daily column. Check out all the new investments inside.
Freelancer marketplace ODesk is giving out $2.65 million to it executives as part of its 2013 executive employee option grants, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The company, which is founded by an Israeli entrepreneur, is working to consolidate specialized hardware from multiple vendors.
Today’s funding roundup includes a $42 million haul for Compass-EOS. The rest is just filler, as far as we’re concerned.
OneSpot has raised $5.3 million to help grow its ad targeting platform, the company announced today.
Poshmark finally released its Android app Tuesday opening its already popular iOS marketplace to a huge segment of potential “closet entrepreneurs.”
The goal is to provide high quality loans to people who banks typically decline, so they can avoid sinking into mountains of debt.
Bill.com, a payment and invoicing service startup, has raised a fresh $38 million round of funding, the company announced today.
The company’s catchy tagline is that it’s “taking your smartphone to med school.”
Cloud storage startup Bitcasa has closed a new $11 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Silverton Partners has closed $75 million for a new investment fund that will target startups in Austin, Texas, the firm announced today.
Artist-focused social network deviantART has raised a fresh $10 million round of funding, according to an SEC document filed today.
Social photo service Mobli has raised a handsome new $60 million round of funding, the company announced today.
“It’s great to see the next generation of entrepreneurs focus on the enterprise,” said Charles Beeler, cofounder of Icon Ventures. “Frankly, it’s a huge market opportunity.”
Today’s shockingly consistent round up of funding announcements!
CyPhy, a company that builds flying robots got $7 million today to, well, build freaking flying robots.
Zemanta, a startup that provides tools for online publishers, has secured a new $2 million round of funding, the company announced today.