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Expect Labs, a San Francisco, CA-based developer of a solution designed to analyze and understand conversations in real-time and find related information, received a strategic investment of undisclosed amount. Backers included Intel Capital, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), and Telefonica Digital. The company intends to use the funds to expand the technology platform across different […]

Mergers and AcquisitionsUSA

Jawbone, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of innovative wearable technology and audio devices, is acquiring BodyMedia, a Pittsburgh, PA-based developer of wearable body monitors. According to Reuters, undisclosed sources familiar with the matter said the transaction amounted to more than $100m. Founded in 1999 and led by Christine Robins, CEO, BodyMedia BodyMedia provides wearable body […]

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Alpha Payments Cloud, a Singapore-based payments-focused cloud-based IT firm, raised $12m in funding. The backer was an unnamed angel investor. The company intends to use the funds to develop its services. Founded in 2011 and led by Oliver Rajic, CEO, Alpha Payments Cloud just launched an enterprise app store, which is designed to connect merchants, […]

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Skytree, a San Jose, CA-based developer of a Big Data predictive analytics solution, raised $18m in Series A funding. The round was led by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), with participation from new backers UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Scott McNealy, co-founder and former CEO of Sun Microsystems and Chairman of Wayin and existing investors Javelin Venture […]

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RetailNext Inc., a San Jose, CA-based provider of Applied Big Data for brick-and-mortar retail, closed a $15m Series C financing. The round was led by new investor StarVest Partners, with participation from existing investors August Capital, and strategic investors Nokia Growth Partners and Commerce Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Laura B. Sachar, General Partner, StarVest […]

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Leap2, a Kansas City, MO-based search platform provider, raised $1.6m in funding. The round was led by Dundee Venture Capital, with participation from OpenAir Equity, Linseed Capital and Wichita Technology Corporation. Led by founder and CEO Mike Farmer, Leap2 provides a mobile search app that add real-time social and local context to search queries. The […]


Solaborate, a Fontana, CA-based social networking platform for technology professionals, raised over $1m in seed funding. Backers included unnamed angel and individual investors. Led by Labinot Bytyqi, Founder and CEO, Solaborate provides technology professionals and companies with a social networking platform to connect, collaborate and create an ecosystem around products and services. Professionals can post […]

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MashMeTV, a Spanish provider of social vidoconference solutions, raised €500k in funding. Backers included Andrew Stott (Hermes Partners S.L.), Miguel Pemán (Inversiones Trébol S.L.), Maite Barrera (Redcap Consultants S.L.) and Marlen Manasov. The company intends to use the funds hire new people, expand its development efforts and launch the platform in different areas including education, […]

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Halon Security AB, a Gothenburg, Sweden-based provider of security software solutions, raised an undisclosed amount of funding from local investors. Backers included Almi Invest and Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund. The company intends to use the capital for growth and international expansion in Europe and the U.S. Founded ten years ago by brothers Peter and Jonas […]

fundingStart Up, a Madrid, Spain-based social network for female professionals, raised €1m in funding. Backers included unnamed private investors. The company intends to use the funds to develop the platform and continue to expand in Latin America (including Colombia, Perú and México), and open the US market. Led by María Gómez del Pozuelo (CEO), provides […]

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ClickTale, a Ramat Gan, Israel-based provider of customer experience analytics solutions, raised $17m in Series B funding. The round was led by Amadeus Capital Partners, with participation from Goldrock Capital and Viola Credit. The company intends to use the capital for R&D and product development and global expansion. Founded in 2006 by Tal Schwartz, CEO, ClickTale […]

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Nettwerk Music Group Inc., a Vancouver, Canada-based independent music company that offers a unified suite of management, marketing and publishing services, raised $10.25m in equity growth financing. Backers included HBC Investments, existing shareholders Beedie Capital Partners and founding partners Terry McBride, Ric Arboit, Dan Fraser and Mark Jowett. The company intends to use funds to […]

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MabLyte, a UK-based life science, diagnostics company, raised £150k in funding. The backer was venture capital fund manager Mercia Fund Management (MFM), which made the investment via its Mercia Growth Fund 1. Founded by Geoff Hale and Alice Harrison MabLyte aims to produce a range of kits for the analysis of the biological activity of […]