Hot database-as-a-service startup Cloudant has raised $12 million in its second round of funding.
Today's funding announcements were all over the board, from big data to e-commerce to online education to a teensy little to-do-app-done-good.
OwnerListens has raised over $1 million in funding for its suggestion box that lets customers anonymously communicate with store owners.
Guest Post If that sounds bad, how about half of your company for $90K? Crazy? No. This is the reality in many places outside of Silicon Valley (and especially outside the US). And it isn't good.
Popular to-do list application Any.Do has raised $3.5 million in new funding to continue helping people get things done no matter the device.
Voice recognition is not a new idea, but enabling machines to determine a person's mood using their raw voice is.
Its front page is a step up from the nip slips and cat clips you see elsewhere. But all the clips are short -- even the Queen merits a mere 91 seconds -- so don't expect powerful journalism with ample context.
Health Q&A startup HealthTap has raised $24 million in its second round of funding and added former Square COO Keith Rabois to its board of directors.
Guest Post While there is a sexiness and aura of confidence in "flying without a net," be sure you clearly answer the usual questions. You can have a deck as backup, but be very careful that you don't meander and don't efficiently give essential information around your firm's opportunity.
One $15 million round and a sack of small potatoes make up today's funding goulash.
Guest Post As a startup lawyer, I'm increasingly asked by clients how to be more appealing to venture capitalists. What do I say to entrepreneurs who ask this question?
Netchemia, a startup providing talent management tools, claims it's used by more than 1,100 K-12 school districts and institutions in 42 states.
Guest Post The founder of Allegis Capital outlines the steps entrepreneurs should take to make board members real partners in the company and get the most out of the relationship.
Feed Media is a new, mysterious company out of music-streaming service Fuzz founder Jeff Yasuda. The company has a $1.1 million seed round, and an ex-MTV big wig on the board.
Startups targeted to businesses, rather than consumers, are increasingly closing the largest rounds. Today was no exception.
Madison Color aims to reinvent the home hair care experience, starting with color.
Good Technology has secured $50 million in new equity funding, according to an SEC filing.
Assured Labor, which got its start at MIT's MediaLab, focuses on helping people find jobs (and helping recruiters fill vacancies) in emerging markets through the power of simple mobile interfaces.
KelDoc, a young French startup similar to ZocDoc that books doctor and dentist appointments online, has just nabbed €700,000 ($913,010) in funding.
But will $4.2 million help it compete with the Intel-powered force that is Mashery?