Okta raises $75m at $1.2bn valuation

Identity and mobility management company Okta has raised $75 million in new financing at a valuation of $1.2 billion. Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital led the funding round, with participation…

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Uber raises another $1.2 billion, looks to expand further in China

Ride-hailing app Uber has raised another $1.2 billion, as the company looks to expand into 100 Chinese cities over the next 12 months. Technology giant Baidu provided the funding, which was announced…

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Tanium grabs $120m funding round

Enterprise Cyber security company Tanium has raised $120 million in financing from TPG, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. The capital will be used to expand…

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Julie Meyer: this is the era of design, not disruption

Julie Meyer is an entrepreneur and investor who, since 2008, has helmed EntrepreneurCountry Global, a subsidiary of Ariadne Capital in London, which aims to bring new economies to larger, non-traditionally-tech companies. Here…

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Peloton Technology raises $17m for automated vehicle tech

Peloton Technology, an automated vehicle technology company, has raised $17 million in a funding round led by Lockheed Martin, DENSO International America and Intel Capital. The company will use the funds to…

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Lifting of sanctions will help Iran’s entrepreneurs, but changing military service is key

A lot has been made of Iran’s fledgling startup community recently, and how the easing of western-imposed sanctions could herald an explosion in tech activity. That may be true, but some of…

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Intercom grabs $35m Series C funding round

Customer communication platform Intercom has raised $35 million in Series C funding. ICONIQ Capital led the round, with participation from previous backer The Social + Capital Partnership and Bessemer Venture Partners. The…

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Coursera secures $49.5m in funding

Coursera, an online education platform, has closed a Series C round of funding worth $49.5 million. The company expects a second closing of the round in the fall which will bring the…

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ZocDoc raises $130m at $1.8bn valuation

Healthcare technology company ZocDoc has raised $130 million in funding at a valuation of $1.8 billion. Baillie Gifford and Atomico led the round with participation from existing backer Founders Fund. The new…

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Carbon3D secures $100m funding round

Carbon3D, a 3D printing company, has raised a $100 million funding round led by Google Ventures. Yuri Milner, Reinet Fund SCA, FIS and others participated in the round as did existing investors…

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