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Snapchat

Kleiner to invest in messaging startup Snapchat at near-$10 billion valuation: report

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer has agreed to invest in fast-growing messaging startup Snapchat at a valuation close to $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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VidMind

Russia's Trellas invests $30 million in VidMind

Israel-based VidMind has just received $30 million in financing from Trellas, one of Russia's largest independent retail groups, which has already invested over $30 million in Vidmind.

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Transatlantic Power Corporation

Transatomic Power Corporation banks $2 million from part of Founder's Fund

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Transatomic Power Corporation has just received $2 million from FF Science, part of Founders Fund's $1 billion investment pool targeted at science and engineering-based companies.

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FlexWage Solutions

FlexWage Solutions secures $3.5 million from unnamed investors

FlexWage Solutions announced it was able to secure $3.5 million in growth funding from several unidentified investment companies as well as high net-worth financial technology executives.

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Destiny Pharma

British government-backed fund aids Destiny Pharma to raise money for post-surgery clinical drug trial

Destiny Pharma recently announced in a press release that it was able to raise £2.8 million to fund the clinical trial of a drug aimed to prevent post-surgical infections. The company's recent funding, which was led by British government-backed Angel CoFund, will aid

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Softbank

Exclusive: SoftBank Capital closes in on financing round with Kony - sources

SoftBank Corp's venture capital arm is close to securing an investment in enterprise mobile company Kony Inc, and could announce a deal as soon as Tuesday, people close to the matter said.

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Gild

Cash infusion for Gild aims to bring diversity to U.S. tech sector

Hiring startup Gild has raised cash to help it tackle one of the U.S. technology sector's highest-profile challenges: the lack of diversity among its workers.

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flipkart

Flipkart raises $210 million fresh funding from four investors

Flipkart, India's largest e-tailer, raised $210 million in a fresh round of funding from a group of four investors led by internet-focused investment group DST Global, it said in a statement on Monday.

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Pinterest logo

Pinterest wins new funding, raising valuation to $5 billion

Pinterest has raised a new $200 million round of funding that gives it a valuation of $5 billion, the photo pin-up site said on Thursday. Pinterest, which allows users to create online bulletin boards based on various themes such as...

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Sony Corp

Sony Music invests $3 million in Shazam: source

Sony Music Entertainment, a unit of Sony Corp, has invested $3 million in music-recognition application maker Shazam Entertainment, a source familiar with the matter said.

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Anaplan

Salesforce-backed Anaplan raises $100 million

Performance-management company Anaplan has raised $100 million in fresh capital, it said Tuesday, joining a growing roster of enterprise companies winning private funding even as that sector wilts in the public markets.

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Joel Jackson

Ronald Lauder funds Kenyan car manufacturing start-up for cheapest vehicle in Africa

American billionaire Ronald Lauder through Pan African Investment Company (PIC) funds an undisclosed amount in convertible debt to Kenyan car manufacturing startup Mobius to produce Africa's cheapest car.

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Smarty Pants

US vitamin seller SmartyPants bags $2.2M via equity crowdfunding

Venice, California-based online vitamin seller SmartyPants Vitamins bagged $2.2 million in a new capital raising via San Francisco-based equity crowdfunding platform CircleUp to develop new products and expand its workforce.

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Awe.sm

Unified acquires Awe.sm, financial terms undisclosed

Unified has acquired Awe.sm without disclosing the financial terms of the deal while the latter has received $5.3 million from Upfront Ventures, Foundry Group and other investors.

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Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz

Halo receives $1.5 million funding round

Halo Neuroscience has taken in $1.5 million funding led by Marc Andreessen and Jeff Clavier to be used to address issues on safety to the Food and Drug Administration to help obtain product approval.

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