Rocket Internet, love it or hate it, isn’t going anywhere and it has raised another $500 million in fresh capital.
Kit Check has invented a solution to track and process pharmacy kits with RFID tags. This way, hospital workers won’t forget to replenish kits with life-saving equipment, and put patient’s lives at risk.
Today, six companies announced funding rounds.
Cloud-managed Wi-Fi startup AirTight Networks has raised $10 million in its fourth round of funding.
Multi-format advertising firm Collective has just raised $20 million in new equity funding from a handful of big players.
Editor’s Pick Practice Fusion is on the cusp of closing a $60 million fourth round of funding, say multiple sources close to the company.
Touch of Modern has resolved its legal differences with Fab, making it a safer bet for investors. The company today netted $3 million in venture funding.
After announcing its plan to launch completely free cellular plans, FreedomPop has scored another $5 million from existing investors DCM Capital and Mangrove Capital.
Life360, a family-focused location-based communication app, has raised $10 million, the startup announced today.
Today brought a grand total of six double-digit tech funding stories across the VentureBeat news desk. That’s a lot of cheddar, no matter how you slice it.
Predictive analytics startup Predixion Software has raised $20 million in its third round of funding with backing from major consulting firm Accenture.
Music and TV discovery service Shazam has closed a new $40 million round of funding, the company announced today.
While many digital companies are attempting to reinvent the travel agency industry, CloudArena wants to help it.
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Mobile app development software maker Pixate has raised $3.8 million in funding to help companies and individuals create fresh native apps without as much code.
There were at least 14 startups funded today, so this is going to be a lightning quick Funding Daily. Hold your breath.
SMRTV Inc., the company that produces second screen TV service ConnecTV, has raised a $1.4 million round of funding.
Quartzy provides an online suite of lab management tools for the academics in the life sciences for organizing and managing inventories, tracking and placing orders, and sharing protocols and equipment with others.
Malaysian e-commerce startup Lazada, founded by the Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet, has raised $100 million in new funding to become a substantial online shopping player in Southeast Asia.
It was a big day for funding. Here’s the quick overview.
With its audio-fingerprinting technology, the company says it can pinpoint 80 percent of would-be attackers on their first call.
“Web businesses have the potential to re-create the old pub experience, where businesses know every customer by name, their interests, and what makes them happiest in order to better serve them,” said Intercom.
After pivoting away from flash sales and toward its own products, New York City-based Fab has just raised a huge amount of funding to help drive its transformation and support its fast-growing audience.
Showing VCs are more than willing to throw money at buzzword-filled startups, software-defined storage startup CloudByte has raised $4 million in new funds.
This startup is trying to organize and make useful just about every kind of data imaginable — not only large volumes of data but also data that appears at high velocities.
Enterprise cloud-backup provider Zetta.net has raised $8 million in new funding to help it bolster its backup, disaster recovery, and archiving services.
With privacy concerns at a new high following PRISM revelations, VCs want to invest more in security and privacy. Antitracking startup Disconnect fits the bill.
Whatever it was, it wasn’t sweet charity. Today VCs pumped uncharacteristically large amounts of money into startups — and collected some funding for themselves as well.
Boston-based cold data storage startup SageCloud announced that it completed $10 million in Series B financing.
InternMatch wants to give students a safe place to search for jobs and get noticed. The company raised $4 million in its first round of funding today.
Locaid, a Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) startup, has closed $4.05 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing released today.
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Hot Russian e-commerce startup Lamoda has raised an insane $130 million in funding.
Custom-made goods marketplace CustomMade has raised $18 million in new funding with an aim to grow further and connect more makers and buyers who crave one-of-a-kind items.
A $50 million investment into Anki, which debuted at Apple’s developer conference today, leads the day’s funding news.
As Twilio CE Jeff Lawson said, “Telecommunications is one of the biggest industries that there is, and it’s transitioning from a world of hardware and carriers into the future, which is a world of software.” Seventy million dollars’ worth of Twilio software.
Glorified sexting app or not, Shapchat may be on the verge of raising a hefty funding round.
Panzura, the cloud storage company, has closed a $25 million funding round. The San Jose Calif.-based company provides faster web-based services for its corporate customers than the alternative: storage devices attached to locally-hosted servers.
SoFi has received an additional $41 million from Bancorp for its private student lending solution.
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