The MIT Media Lab has launched a $900k Bitcoin Developer Fund.
Global early stage venture capital firm 500 Startups is launching a $30m Canadian fund.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) is to acquire Bluewolf Group LLC, one of Salesforce’s top partners and a globally recognized leader in cloud consulting and implementation services.
eRelevance Corporation, an Austin, Texas-based provider of technology enabled marketing automation service, closed its $4.5M Series A round of funding.
Airware, a San Francisco, CA-based developer of an operating system for commercial drones, raised $30m in Series C funding.
Garena Interactive Holding Limited, a Singapore-based internet and mobile platform company, closed a US$170m Series D funding round.
TOK.tv, a San Francisco, CA-based mobile app for soccer fans, closed a $5m Series A financing.
Cashforce, a Herentals (Antwerp East), Belgium-based fintech startup, recently raised €1m in Series A funding.
ShooWin, a New York City-based female-founded sports & entertainment tech startup, secured seed funding from BBG Ventures.
Galavantier, a Las Vegas-based online travel company that curates one-of-a-kind travel experiences, acquired Bucket, a San Francisco-based trip technology company that allows travelers to collect trip recommendations from any source and any device to create their own personalized trip guides.
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TransLoc, a Durham, N.C.-based provider of transit technology, completed an $8m Series A financing.
Mashable, a NYC-based media company for the digital generation, raised $15m in funding.
Playbuzz, a NYC-based platform for online content engagement and social distribution, raised $15m in funding.
San Francisco Deltas, a San Francisco professional soccer startup, has been launched with support from a group of entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and Brazil.