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10 of 2014’s largest pre-IPO funding rounds

Growth equity investing, which Cambridge Associates argues deserves its own asset class, has emerged in recent years to fund the collection of promising young companies that are not quite ready to

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OrderWithMe raises $28m in funding

Seed funding Investment platform Sliced Investing has closed a seed financing round worth $2 million. Khosla Ventures, Triple Point Ventures and Data Collective joined incubator Y Combinator in

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Berlin pits itself against Uber’s inevitable ascent

It’s a sunny but buttoned-up morning on Berlin’s Jüteborger Strasse. Tucked behind trendy boutiques, day cares and an upscale covered market, the leafy corner of Kreuzberg is one of the German

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The Exit Report: GoPro, Big Fish Games, Yahoo

IPO Location-based social networking company, Momo, Inc., will be the latest Chinese technology firm to list on an American publicly traded exchange after filing last Friday with the SEC for a $300

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Craftsy secures $50m Series D investment

Seed 3D body imaging platform Body Labs has secured $2.2 million in seed financing. The New York company is being backed by FirstMark Capital and New York Angels. At this point Body Labs appears to

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Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $35m Series A

Seed Quandl Inc., a marketplace for financial datasets and other quantitative information, has raised $5.4 million in seed funding. The three-year-old company, which is based in Toronto, is aspiring

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Gaza’s first startup accelerator seeks survival crowdfunding

Gaza’s first startup accelerator has launched a campaign to ensure its survival, as the region rebuilds after this summer’s conflict with Israel. Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG), an offshoot of humanitarian

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VISANOW raises $16.1m for online visa services

Seed funding E-commerce platform VIDA has announced its launch and raised $1.3 million in seed funding from investors including Google Ventures, The Valley Fund, Universal Music Group, Nanon and Don

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DogVacay grabs $25m Series B for pet sitting platform

Series A Course Hero, an online learning platform and Red Herring Top 100 winner, has closed a $15 million Series A round led by GSV Capital and IDG Capital. Existing investors SV Angel and Maveron

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Door to Door Organics secures $25.2 million funding round

Series B Door to Door Organics has raised $25.2 million in Series B funding led by Arlon Group. The company delivered local organic food to customers in five U.S. regions, and has plans to use the

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