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Guardicore raises $11m Series A round – Investment Round Up

Guardicore, which provides security solutions for data centers, has closed an $11 million Series A round of funding led by Battery Ventures. Greylock IL and other undisclosed strategic investors also participated. The company is to use the funds to expand and sell its technology.

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Central European talent fuels Berlin-based GoEuro’s success

Naren Shaam only started GoEuro a little over a year ago. But the India-born, U.S.-educated entrepreneur’s decision to launch the travel aggregator in Berlin has paid back beyond all expectations. And with…

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Weekly Digest: Taxi market heats up, Russian PM has Twitter hacked, Sprint to slash prices

Taxi Market Heating Up Disruption is one of the most overused words in technology, but there is perhaps no better term to describe what Uber and its scrappy rival Lyft are doing…

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The Exit Report: Alibaba, Slice, SmartThings

IPO An accounting irregularity discovered within Alibaba Pictures Group, formerly ChinaVision Media Group, could cause problems as the Chinese e-commerce giant prepares for its IPO. Alibaba paid $804 million in May to…

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SumUp closes Series C funding round – Investment Round Up

Series A GoGoVan, a Hong Kong-based delivery service, has raised Series A round worth $6.5 million led by Centurion Private Equity. Gabriel Fong, chairman of GoGoVan, told Tech in Asia that the…

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Desire2Learn closes $85m financing round – Investment Round Up

Series A Greenhouse, a recruitment platform, has raised a Series A round worth $7.5 million led by Social+Capital Partnership. Resolute Ventures and Felicis Ventures also participated. Greenhouse, founded in 2012, has raised…

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IPO+M&A Watch: Sprint, Facebook, iDreamSky

IPO Shares of iDreamSky, a five year old gaming company known for tweaking existing games for the Chinese market, began trading on Nasdaq Thursday at $15 after the company raised $115.5 million.…

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Social media giants enjoy encouraging quarter

The last quarter saw strong results nearly across the board in the social media sector. Even Snapchat, neither public nor two years old, was able to latch on to the positive momentum,…

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Doctor on Demand raises $21m – Investment Round Up

Series A Doctor on Demand, a virtual doctor service, has raised $21 million in a Series A round led by Venrock. Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson also participated. The…

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Scytl raises additional $44m – Investment Round Up

Series A Haha Pinche, a car sharing app based in China, has raised $10 million in Series A funding, in a round led by Sequoia Capital. Innovation Works also participated in the…

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