Auctionata secures $45m Series C financing round

Auctionata, a Berlin-based company that videostreams live auctions for the sale of fine art and antiques, has secured $45 million in Series C financing, as it continues its push to build out…

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Twitter’s Periscope, Paypal’s legal trouble and Facebook builds on Messenger success

Live streaming services have been trending in the tech world. The commotion began with Meerkat, a service that launched at the end of February. Using Twitter to alert people to a Meerkat broadcast, or a “Meerkast,” the service allows people to stream a live video feed to the web and attract any amount of viewers.

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The Exit Report: FoundationDB, SolarEdge, Skrill

Apple has bought FoundationDB, a database technology provider, and immediately shuttered the company. Apple acquired the company in order to use the technology for its own data, but infuriated developers by removing any trace of it on Github, the code repository.

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FusionOps raises $12m for supply chain analytics solutions

FusionOps, a cloud applications provider for supply chain analytics, has raised $12 million in Series B financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). The company will use the funds for global expansion.…

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August raises $38m for smart lock technology

August, which offers a product that attempts to replace keys with smartphones, has raised $38 million in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Qualcomm Ventures and Comcast Ventures also participated…

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GreenRoad raises $26m growth round

GreenRoad, a driver behaviour and fleet performance provider, has raised $26 million in a growth round led by Israel Growth Partners. Existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Generation Investment…

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Localytics raises $35m for app marketing and analytics

Localytics, a platform for app marketing and analytics, has raised $35 million in Series D funding. Sapphire ventures led the round, which brings the company’s investment raised to date to $60 million.…

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Meerkat raises $12m – report

Meerkat, the live broadcasting app, has raised $12 million in Series B funding led by Greylock’s Josh Elman, TechCrunch reports. The deal reportedly values Meerkat at $52 million and other unknown angels…

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The Exit Report: GoDaddy, Coyote Logistics and OverDrive

GoDaddy is aiming to raise as much as $418 million in what will be the biggest IPO of the year since Box went public. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based web hosting company expects to sell 22 million shares for between $17 and $19 for a total firm valuation of $4 billion, if debt is included.

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Dog sitting network raises $25m, a network for connecting dog owners with dog sitters has raised $25 million in a round of funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Existing investors such as Foundry Group, Madrona…

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