At the O'Reilly Media's Strata big data conference, four venture capitalists revealed the types of startups and the projects they would be willing to put their money on.
Miami, Florida-based healthcare analytics startup QualMetrix raised an undisclosed amount in its Series A funding round to continue its expansion efforts through acquisition of other related companies.
Oregon Angel Fund led the $1.7 million round "Series Seed" round for Marshall Kirkpatrick's social marketing startup Little Bird, bringing the company's total funds raised to date to $2.7 million, TechCrunch reported.
Peter Hamilton, the Chief Executive Officer of HasOffers, has told Facebook that they deserve a second chance after they were removed as a partner for not adhering to the social media firm's data collection and sharing rules, VentureBeat reported.
San Francisco-based startup Mode Analytics secured $375,000 in fresh capital from unnamed investors citing a filing submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Lithium Technologies, an enterprise software company based in San Francisco, is reportedly near a deal to acquire social media analytics startup Klout. Lithium will buyout Klout in a deal worth $100 million in cash and stocks.
Denver, US-based health management firm Welltok secured $22.1 million in a Series C funding round led by New Enterprise Associates to build a new application that will encourage consumers to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
New York, US-based personal data exchange startup Datacoup is running a beta trial where people are paid $8 a month in exchange of access to their social media account and credit and debit card transactions, with the data collected to be sold to advertisers.
Colorado, US-based big data firm Datalogix is acquiring Connecticut-based shopper intelligence company Spire Marketing for an undisclosed amount to expand its footprint into shopper marketing.
Corporate Executive Board or CEB has made its third acquisition in the talent management space by purchasing India-based talent analytics company Talent Neuron for anywhere from $10 million to $15 million, TechCrunch reported.
San Francisco, US-based big data startup Splice Machine raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Interwest Partners for the marketing and development of its database that can make Hadoop run in real time.
PlaceIQ has raised $15 million for its Series C financing round led by Harmony Partners and participated in by new investor Iris Capital as well as its previous backers in its Series B round, TechCrunch reported.
CircleCI was able to raise $6 million for its Series A funding round from DFJ, a venture capital firm, according to VentureBeat which cited a company blog post.
San Francisco, US-based customer service software startup Zendesk is moving closer to an initial public offering (IPO) and has hired Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to handle the transaction, according to a report.
San Diego, US-based software investor JMI Equity led a $38-million Series D venture capital round for the expansion and development of Utah-based work flow management software company AtTask.