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Smart irrigation system CropX is just the latest agricultural tech company in a growing list to get investor funding.
Today company is announcing $9 million in funding from former Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s venture capital firm Innovation Endeavors, as well as GreenSoil Investments and Finistere Ventures.
A startup called Portworx is bringing the concept of software-defined storage to increasingly popular Linux container technology for packaging up application code. Today, in conjunction with the 2015 DockerCon conference, Portworx announced that it has raised $8.5 million in initial funding.
Soomla, an Israeli company that enables in-app purchases in mobile games, has raised $5.5 million in a first round of funding. The company’s purpose is to help game developers catch “whales,” or players who spend a lot of money.
Tel Aviv-based Soomla will use the money to build out its Grow platform, a network for sharing data across games. The network has anonymized data about paying users, as provided by game developers who opt in to help fellow game makers.
Artificial intelligence startup DigitalGenius raises $3M to help companies automate customer service
Artificial intelligence (AI) startup DigitalGenius has announced its first venture capital (VC) funding, nabbing $3 million in a round led by Metamorphic Ventures, with participation from Lerer-Hippeau Ventures, Lowercase Capital, RRE Ventures, Lumia Capital, and a handful of “strategic” angel investors.
Tagstr raises $1M
Cheltenham, U.K.- based social media Tagstr announced today that it raised an extra million in seed funding from “private individuals who wish to stay anonymous.” Tagstr has raised a total of $2.6 million.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.
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