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Lytics secures $7m Series A round

Series A Lytics, a cross-channel customer data platform, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The company also announced the general release of its platform, and will use the funds to expand

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Magic Leap raises $542m Series B round – Investment Round Up

Series A Orchard Platform, a company building the backend infrastructure aimed for connecting institutional investors with Peer-to-Peer (P2P) loan originators like Lending Club and Prosper, has

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Recurly secures $12m Series B for online billing management platform

Seed London-based e-mail management service Mailcloud has raised a $2.8 million Seed round from Bessemer Venture Partners, Octopus Investments, Seedcamp, and a collection of angel investors. The

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The Exit Report: Zayo Group, Hewlett-Packard, Qualcomm

IPO The public market volatility has deterred IPO activity across the board, including tech. Zayo Group, a fiber optic cable leasing company, was the one TMT company to go public this week. The

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Quantopian secures $15m Series B for algorithmic trading platform

Seed Funding PaintZen,  a house painting company, has raised $1.81 million in seed funding from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, NextView Ventures, Quotidian Ventures, Angelpad and Barbara Corcoran. The

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Europe’s big data project can flourish, experts say

A European Commission (E.C.) project to promote big data on the continent has been met with positive reviews. But some warn it could chafe against Europe’s efforts to protect privacy. The E.C.

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Minerva Project lands $70m Series B round

Series B Education company Minerva Project has raised $70 million in a Series B round led by TAL Education Group, with participation from ZhenFund, Yonglin Group and Benchmark. The university focuses

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Checkr raises $9 million Series A round

Seed funding Data analytics visualization company Map-D has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from Google Ventures, Nvidia and angel investors. The company uses graphic processing units to analyze,

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Robotic bartender Monsieur secures seed funding

Seed funding Robotic bartender Monsieur has secured $2 million in seed funding from BIP Capital, with participation from Base Ventures, Paul Judge, TechSquare Labs and American sports stars Derrick

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The Exit Report: HubSpot, Social Finance, Boku

IPO HubSpot, a provider of online marketing software to SMEs, raised $125 million in its IPO. After originally declaring that it would be pricing its stock in the $19-$21 range, it ended up selling 5

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