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.
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One $15 million round and a sack of small potatoes make up today’s funding goulash.
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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?
Silverpop has raised $25 million in fresh funding to help it reach out to new customers and build new automation tools that generate revenue and improve ROI.
BuddyBet is the latest online betting platform to capitalize on the growing trend of online gaming. In recent months, states have passed laws to allow online gambling, with New Jersey joining Nevada and Delaware as the latest state to relax virtual betting laws.
“Recent wins like our integration with YouTube are great steps on our mission to help anyone and everyone communicate freely across languages,” said Gengo CEO and co-founder Robert Laing.
Today brought a deluge of funding stories, and the amounts were generally larger than our typical funding-news fodder, too.
The Samwer brothers just invested in Kreditech, a German startup that uses thousands of data points to determine how creditworthy you are.
Eventbrite may have sold $600 million in ticket sales last year, but its not intent on going public anytime soon.
Upstart, the startup that can help recent graduates step off the treadmill of a corporate career, just closed its first round of funding.
Swipp hopes to monetize its opinion-sharing app by charging brands for access to the data.
Ionic Security is putting data first with its management and protection tool. The company received $9.4 million in a follow-on to its first round of funding today.
Last week I published the story of Sarah Hanson, the 19-year-old developer who auctioned off 10 percent of her future income in exchange for a $125,000 investment into her startup, Senior Living Map.
Today, I’m wondering if Sarah Hanson really exists.
Smart electricity and lighting startup Enlighted has raised $20 million to expand and bring its smart sensor tech that cuts electric use to many more companies.
Today, the Thiel Foundation announced it would grant $350,000 to two of Breakout Labs’ teams: Skyphrase and Stealth Biosciences.
Benioff led the seed and first round of financing in Brandcast, a startup that helps brands maintain a web presence.
Flightcar will not only give you free parking at the airport, but will pay you to rent out your car while you’re gone. The company got $5.5 million in its first round of funding today.
Today Fenwick & West released a study stating that the number of life science financings continued to decline in 2012, falling by more than $5 billion over the past five years.
Edtech startup LearnZillion just received $7 million to help teachers implement Common Core State Standards, which define what students need to know at each grade level.
Guest Post Here are five important ways to make the most of your first big round of funding.
Streaming music startup Songza has raised $3.82 million in new funding, according to a new filing with the SEC.
Syros Pharmaceuticals integrates gene control research and drug discovery with disease biology and genomic data. Its initial focus is on cancer, but the platform will be applicable to other areas in the future.
Venture firm New Enterprise Associates hopes to find new cures for rare diseases with its latest investment.
We’ve been saying this for a while now: Foursquare isn’t about badges and mayorships anymore. You need only look at the company’s latest round of funding for confirmation.
Editor’s Pick This new partnership between three Silicon Valley powerhouses seeks to capitalize on what could end up being Google’s next big ecosystem after Chrome and Android.
ParElastic closed its first round of financing led by General Catalyst.
“All the kids are from at-risk homes. These kids have never coded before, and I’ve talked to them in person, and I’m 99 percent confident we will be able to place them in jobs.”
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“Big data” startup Deep Information Sciences has raised $10 million in its first round of funding to help its customers with a “new approach” to database architectures.