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Exit Report: Lending Club, Good Technology, EMC

IPO It was another light week in tech-related IPO activity. Perhaps the biggest news was that the peer-to-peer loan platform Lending Club will list on the New York Stock Exchange when it goes public

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Ello secures $5.5m funding, commits to no-advertising approach

Seed funding Luxe Demand, an on-demand valet service, has raised $5.5 million in seed funding from Redpoint Ventures, Google Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures and Foundation

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Koudai secures giant $350 million Series C funding round

Series B Mozido, a mobile financial, retail and marketing services provider, has secured $185 million in Series B funding from MasterCard, Wellington Management, H.R.H. Sheikh Nayan of the UAE and

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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

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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