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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BitFury grabs $20m in Series A funding

Seed funding Mobile data startup mParticle has raised $1.5 million in additional seed funding from Bowery Capital, Harbinger Capital and Battery Ventures, TechCrunch reports. The company has now

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Online mobile phone directory app Truecaller raises $60m

Series A Online pharmacy PillPack has secured $8.75 million in Series A funding in a round led by Accel Partners. Other participants in the round included Atlas Venture, High Line Venture Partners,

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Snapchat investment could set tone for Yahoo’s future strategy

Reports suggest Yahoo will invest $20 million in Snapchat, as a part of a financing round that would give the ephemeral messaging app a $10 billion valuation. If it does, it would be joined by among

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