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Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.
Insight Venture Partners leads Virgin Pulse to a $92M raise
Virgin Pulse, a platform that helps companies “build good lifestyle habits” for their employees, secured a $92 million in funding. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners and included funds from existing investor Virgin Group.
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Flash storage provider Tegile System raises $70M
Tegile Systems, a company that sells hybrid and all-flash storage systems, announced it raised $70 million in funding. The round left Tegile with a total of $117.5 million raised.
The company plans to use the funds to help its expansion and “address the explosive opportunity” in the flash storage market.
DocuSign snags $45M from Dell and Intel Capital, bringing up the funding round to $278M
San Francisco-based DocuSign, a platform to digitally store, authenticate, and manage documents, announced today it raised an extra $45 million from Dell and Intel Capital to add to the round’s initial $233 million.
DocuSign thus brought its funding round’s grand total to $278 million, and now stands at a $3 billion valuation.
More: The Wall Street Journal
Avast Software gives $22M to marketing analytics platform Jumpshot
Marketing analytics company Jumpshot announced it took in a $22 million funding raise from security software company Avast. Jumpshop said these series A funds will be used to enhance its marketing analytic platforms, Jumpshot Plus and Jumpshot Strategic.
Next Frontier Capital announced $20M investing fund
Montana-based venture capital firm Next Frontier Capital announced it closed its inaugural fund with $20 million. The fund will be used to partner with Montana’s tech startups.
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Tubular Labs adds $7M for video analytics and marketing service
Tubular Labs wants to be the go-to company for tracking and analyzing the data about all that video and the conversations around it. It wants to help clients extract meaning from the data, and help them make plans accordingly. And it has very recently raised $7 million from existing investors Canaan Partners and FirstMark Capital.
BarTrendr, a social network for you and your drinking buddies, raises $1M
“Don’t drink and tweet,” said every social media expert ever. However, BarTrendr just raised $1 million so you can share your night out with friends — and liquor marketers.
The iOS and Android app lets users share and access pictures, tags, ratings, and comments on local bars. It also gives all this “exclusive consumer data” to leading beverage brands and liquor marketing companies.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.
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