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isocket, a Burlingame, CA-based company that operates a marketplace of premium, direct-to-publisher inventory, has raised $8m in Series A funding. The round was led by Foundry Group, with participation from new investor Costanoa and seed investors DFJ, SoftTech, Accelerator, Quest and Blumberg Capital. Launched in 2009 by John Ramey, CEO & Founder, isocket provides large and […]

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Moveline, a New York City-based marketplace for moving people, has raised $1.5m in seed funding. The round was led by ffVC, with participation from Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital, Quotidian Ventures, David Tisch’s Box Group, 500 Startups, David Cohen, Rony Kahan, Bill Boebel, Jason Seats, Paul Sethi, Thomas Wisniewski, and David Calone. The company intends to […]

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HowDo, a next-to-move to Berlin, Germany-based startup that is developing a creative social platform for sharing real-world skills and knowledge, has raised a “significant” (but undisclosed) amount of seed funding. The round was led by Wellington Partners, with participation from Horizon Ventures and angel investor Peter Read. Founded in May 2012 by Emma Rose Metcalfe, […]

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AdverCar, a New Orleans, LA- and San Francisco, CA-based developer of an auto advertising service, has raised $2m in seed funding. The round was led by Canaan Partners, with participation from 1-800-Flowers, Branford Castle Private Equity, New Orleans Startup Fund, TiE Angels Boston and Jit Saxena. Led by Neil Turner, founder and CEOm adverCar provides […]

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Mobiplex, a Santa Clara, CA-based developer of mobile sports performance technology based on miniature wireless sensors and mobile device apps, has raised $3.1m in Series A funding. Backers include a group of unnamed private investors. The company intends to use the capital to accelerate global sales growth and product innovation for its platform. In September […]

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AtTask, a Lehi, UT-based provider of Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) project and work management solutions, has closed a $17m growth funding. The round was led by existing shareholder Greenspring Associates, with participation from Escalate Capital, University Venture Fund, and Domo founder and CEO Josh James. The company intends to use the capital to expand its sales, marketing, […]

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Big Switch Networks, a Palo Alto, CA-based platform-independent Software-Defined Networking (SDN) company, has closed a $25m Series B funding. The round was led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from Goldman Sachs, and existing investors Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, etc. The company intends to use the capital to continue the expansion of the engineering, sales and […]

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Glassdoor Inc., a Sausalito, CA-based company that owns and operates a career and jobs community (, has raised an additional $20m in venture financing. The round, which brings the company’s total capital raised to date to $42.2m, was led by DAG Ventures, with participation from existing investors Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures and Battery Ventures. […]

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Lumi, a provider of nutritional beauty products in China, has raised $20m (RMB120m) in funding. The round was led by ClearVue Partners, with participation from Fidelity Growth Partners Asia, JAFCO Ventures and Capvent and existing shareholder DCM. The company intends to use the capital to for branding and product and channel development, and customer service […]

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MiSiedo, an Italian provider of an online and mobile reservation service for restaurants and bars, has raised 375k in equity funding. Backers include Startup Alliance (which is the union of incubators NanaBianca, H-FARM and Boox), H-FARM founder Riccardo Donadon, and H-FARM partner Paolo Giovine. Founded in May 2012 by 2Night, an Italian information and communication […]

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ConWeaver GmbH, a Darmstadt, Germany-based provider of solutions for dynamically linking company data across system, language, and process borders, has raised its second round of financing of just under seven digits. Backers include High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Fraunhofer Venture, and Dr. Martin U. Schefter’s Schefter Capital GmbH. The company intends to use the funding to continue to expand and […]

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Thesan Pharmaceuticals, a San Clemente CA-based biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel drugs for the treatment of dermatological conditions, has closed a $16m Series A financing. The round was co-led by Novo Ventures and Novartis Venture Funds. The company intends to use the capital to develop novel approaches for the treatment […]

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Pentaho Corporation, an Orlando, FL-based big data business analytics company, has raised $23m in Series C funding. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from additional existing investors Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and DAG Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to expand its development, engineering, services, sales and marketing […]

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fanatix, a U.K.-based social network dedicated entirely to sports, has launched its app in the U.S. after securing an additional $1m in funding. Backers include unnamed angel investors. Launched in October 2011 by CEO Will Muirhead, fanatix provides sports fans with a personalized stream of sports content including news updates, tweets, video clips, live scores […]