AdSame logo, in the company's office.

Chinese digital marketing company AdSame raises $30M, plans U.S. IPO

Chinese intelligent digital marketing service AdSame announced today that it has secured a new round of $30 million funding led by Pacific Venture Partners and Dream Capital Group, and followed by existing investors of Matrix Partners and Vertex Ventures etc. The company added that it plans to launch an initial public offering in the U.S. market in 2015.

Social recruiting site Work4 raises $7M

Work4, a company that bills itself as a leader in social and mobile recruiting, has picked up a $7 million series B funding led by Serena Capital, with participation from Matrix Partners.

Klip version 2.0 brings even more goodies to its video-sharing iPhone app

More than 115 million smartphones were sold during Q3 of 2011, according to the latest Gartner report, and almost all of them have some video capability. But with the spike in video creation comes a new problem: what to watch. Startup Klip tackles this problem by making it easy to track and sort videos from your friends on your iPhone.

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Lights, camera, Klip: Social video startup raises $8M

As people’s pockets fill with camera-enabled smartphones the rush is on to be the top dog in social video sharing. Palo Alto video startup Klip announced today that it has raised $8 million in a second round of funding,  just two months after launching and raising $2 million.