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mCube raises $37m – Investment Round Up

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Series B Fingerprint, a mobile technology company creating products for children, has secured a Series B funding round worth $10.85 million. Both new and existing investors participated in the funding, which will be used to build new games, apps, videos and ebooks for the company’s play-and-learn networks.  "Mobile has changed children's viewing … [Read more...]

Kreditech secures $40m – Investment Round Up

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Series A Crowdfunding platform Patreon has raised $15 million in Series A funding. Backers included Index Ventures, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and David Marcus, former president of PayPal. Patreon was founded in 2013 and has attracted more than 25,000 users to its platform. Series B Healthcare management platform Grand Rounds has … [Read more...]

Financial Information Provider Markit, Ltd. raises $1.3 billion–Week of June 16th IPO Watch


Keeping an Eye On MobileIron, Inc. began trading on Nasdaq under the MOBL symbol last Thursday after raising around $100 million in its IPO. The stock has sustained its climb since that first day, when it surged 22 percent to close at $11.02. As of Friday afternoon, it had retreated closer to the price it was initially sold at, settling at … [Read more...]

HelloFresh Raises $50 Million – Investment Round-Up


Series B San Francisco-based ClearCare has secured $11 million to build out its software platform for home care agencies. The Series B round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, but also included existing investors Cambia Health Solutions, Voyager Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Harbor Pacific Capital, and City National Bank. This latest round … [Read more...]

Amazon unveils Fire Phone


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his company’s first foray into the smartphone market at a special unveiling this morning in Seattle, confirming recent speculation among the technology community. Bezos will hope the new phone boosts the Amazon ecosystem, and bolster revenue in all departments. There are enough innovative features to suggest that … [Read more...]

ThoughtSpot secures $30m funding round – Investment Round Up

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Series B ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence platform, has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Khosla Ventures. Existing investor Lightspeed Ventures also participated the round, which brings ThoughtSpot’s total funding to over $40 million. The Redwood City, California-based company, founded in 2012, aims to open offices in New York, … [Read more...]

Kony raises $50m – Investment Round Up

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Series A BitGo, a bitcoin security platform, has raised a $12 million Series A funding round led by Redpoint Ventures. Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Investments, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Radar Partners, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Liberty City Ventures and Crypto Currency Partners all participated, as did existing investors Bridgescale Partners, … [Read more...]

Weapons tech company TrackingPoint raises $29m – Investment Round Up


Series B Cloud-based data management company Krux has raised $35 million in Series B funding, led by SAP Ventures. Time Warner Investments, Visionnaire Ventures and Temasek also participated, as did existing investors Accel Partners, IDG ventures and The Entrepreneurs Fund. Krux has now raised a total of $50 million since it was founded in 2010. … [Read more...]

Handybook secures $30m – Investment Round Up

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Series A Light has raised $9.7 million in Series A to help it realize a “mission to reimagine the art and science of photography.” The Palo Alto-based startup was co-founded by Dave Grannan, whose previous company, Vlingo, made natural speech recognition technology for the first Siri app. Bessemer Venture Partners and Charles River Ventures … [Read more...]

Mesosphere raises $10.5m – Investment Round Up

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Series A Mesosphere, which provides data center systems, has raised a $10.5 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Data Collective and Fuel Capital also participated. The San Francisco-based company aims to accelerate the adoption of Apache Mesos, by providing enterprise products and commercial support for the software, which … [Read more...]