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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Segment grabs $15m Series A funding round

Customer data hub Segment has secured a $15 million Series A round led by Accel Partners, with participation from and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company will use the new

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DocuSign secures extra $30m in Series E funding

Series A Blockchain, a bitcoin wallet company, has raised $30 million in a Series A round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Wicklow Capital. Mosaic Ventures, Richard Branson, Prudence

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London tech investment smashes records

London technology firms have attracted a record $1 billion of venture capital in the first nine months of 2014, outstripping last year’s entire total, $719.3 million, by over 30%. The figure

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Car marketplace Beepi grabs $60m funding round

Series B Data analytics company Alteryx has secured a $60 million Series B investment round led by Insight Venture Partners. Existing investors SAP Ventures and Toba Capital also participated. The

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Leipzig, Germany’s boomtown, sees digital startup sector blossom

Leipzig is Germany’s boomtown. The population is up by 12,000 a year, big industry is returning en masse and an exciting creative scene has granted it, in some quarters, the moniker of ‘The New

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The Exit Report: Rocket Internet, Zalando, Move Inc.

IPO The German e-commerce company Zalando sold 24.5 million shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange Wednesday, raising  €605 million. The deal gives the company a €5.3 billion valuation based on the

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Insightpool raises $4m in Series A funding

Seed funding Roost, a smart home technology company, has secured a seed round worth $975,000 from investors including DCM and Legend Star. The company’s offering provides smart home functionality to

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