Real estate startup Opendoor raises $20m

Opendoor, the private real estate marketplace founded by former Square COO Keith Rabois and Movity founder Eric Wu, has raised $20 million in follow-on funding led by GGV Capital, alongside Khosla Ventures,…

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Hewlett-Packard shares takes a tumble on poor revenues

In just over six months, Silicon Valley stalwart Hewlett-Packard will split into two separate companies. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will continue to provide HP’s corporate IT hardware and services solutions under the direction of…

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Drone investment set to soar despite regulation threat

Drones have hit the headlines again this month, as proposed FAA regulations threaten to make package delivery via unmanned aircraft unfeasible. But while lobbyists from some of technology’s biggest names battle to…

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Accounting software company Xero bags $111m in funding

New Zealand-based accounting startup Xero has announced nearly $111 million of funding. Accel Partners will invest $100 million into the company, while current backer Matrix Capital Management will invest $10.8 million. The…

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Employee communications specialist GuideSpark raises $22.2m

Employee communications company GuideSpark, a Red Herring Top 100 winner, has raised $22.2 million in Series C funding, led by Meritech Capital Partners. Previous backers New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures and IDG…

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Top 10 biggest e-commerce investments in Asia

Alibaba’s success in developing the market for Chinese e-commerce is unprecedented, but there are a number of startup founders and investors alike who are convinced it can be replicated. Last year alone,…

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On-demand delivery service Postmates raises $35m

The on-demand delivery service Postmates has secured $35 million in financing from Spark Capital at a valuation somewhere between $150 and $200 million, to bring total funding to $58 million.

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The Exit Report: LoopPay, UTAC Holdings, Gymsurfing

Samsung has acquired LoopPay, a mobile wallet that counts Visa as an investor and reportedly works at 90% of retail locations today.

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Real-time content marketing company Livefyre raises $47m

Livefyre, a real-time content marketing startup, has raised $47 million in funding from Adobe, Cue Ball, Greycroft Partners, Hillsven Capital, Salesforce Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners. The company announced that it secured…

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Uber expands Series E funding round by $1 billion

Uber has expanded its Series E funding round, which could now reach $2.8 billion. The taxi hailing app initially announced $1.2 billion in funding with the option to add another $600 million,…

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