Bitcoin startup company, Abra, recently announced that it is set to launch in the United States and the Philippines after getting $12 million in Series A Round funding from investors, including the American Express and Ratan Tata, the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons.
Intel Corp said on Monday it has acquired PasswordBox, a Montreal-based identity management service that gives users a convenient way to log into websites and applications from any device without having to type or remember passwords.
San Francisco-based startup OnBeep has announced a new Series A round of $6.25 million in new funding to build what it calls “beautiful wearable communication devices that unite groups and allow teams to collaborate more fluidly in real time”.
E-commerce platform provider WebLinc announced on Tuesday that it raised $6 million in a Series A financing round from Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. The funding would reportedly go towards plans for the company's aggressive growth.
Toronto-based startup Figure 1 raised CA$ 4 million in Series A from its investors including Rho Canada Ventures, Union Square Ventures, and Version One Ventures.
Retention Science managed to raise $7 million in Series A funding, backed by Upfront Ventures, and earlier investors including Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures as well as so-called angel investors. With the recent funding, the company reportedly plans to hire sales and marketing staff, as well as more data scientists who can demonstrate "retention marketing" beyond retail.
Metanautix has received $7 million in initial funding from Sequioa Capital, the Stanford University Endowment Fund and Shiva Shivakumar, a former VP of engineering at Google. The company plans to release its first product for general availability before the end of 2014. At present, there are half a dozen beta customers using the software, with the largest being Hewlett-Packard.
Haha Pinche successfully raised $10 million during its Series A funding round. Its backers include Innovation Works and Sequioa Capital. Haha Pinche is a Chinese carpooling application that connects drivers and passengers...
Thailand-based WearYouWant raise $1.5 million in a Series A funding round from investors including Digital Media Partners, OPT SEA, IMG Investment Partners and co-founder Julien Chalte.
Shakr Media hooks $2.3 million in a Series A round to expand tech platform. Their sole investor is POSCO Venture Capital, who assisted with receiving funds from the South Korean government.
Paris-l’hospital, France-based car rental startup Drivy secured $8.3 million (€6 million) in a new funding round with Index Ventures and Alven Capital as lead investors to fuel its expansion in Europe.
SupportPay has taken in $1.1 million led by Draper Associates and other financiers including Aspect Ventures, Broadway Angels and a personal investment from DJF co-founder Tim Draper.
Kamcord has raised $7.1 million led by TransLink Capital and other investors with the latter to also help in the entry of the company in key Asian markets including Japan, Korea and China.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based e-book deals service BookBub scored $3.8 million in its first funding round led by NextView Ventures and Founder Collective to expand its workforce and services and tap into international markets.
New York, US-based physical storage provider MakeSpace landed $8 million in funding from Upfront Ventures, OATV, Founders Fund, and other investors, to model its service after Uber and Dropbox and expand its workforce.
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