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Ag-tech startup CropX lands $9M from Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors

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.

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Container storage startup Portworx puts away $8.5M

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.

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Soomla raises $5.5M to help game developers catch ‘whales’

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.

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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.

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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.

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