London, UK-based e-commerce analtyics firm Ometria raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round from large group of angel investors to expand its workforce and develop its product.
London, UK-based social shopping startup Nuji nabbed $2 million in a seed funding round from TAG, Seedcamp, Samos, and other angel investors to launch an iOS app this April.
Arusha, Tanzania-based solar energy provider Off Grip Electric scored $7 million in a funding round led by Vulcan Capital, SolarCity, and Omidyar Network to power homes with prepaid electricity.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, and Tesla founder Elon Musk invested $40 million in the second funding round of secretive artificial intelligence (AI) startup Vicarious.
London, UK-based Video-on-Demand (Vod) service Screenburn raised $500,000 (£302,000) in an angel funding round to fuel its expansion for 2014 and to continue monetizing the presence of music and film artists on Facebook.
American rap superstar Kanye West is buying 10 Burger King outlets across the UK, France, and Italy for an undisclosed amount as a wedding present for fiancee Kim Kardashian.
Bangalore, India-based payment solutions provider Innoviti nabbed INR10 crore in debt funding from Tata Capital and other investors from London and India to scale up its Middle East operations and beef up its management team.
Toronto, Canada-based hardware engineering collaborative platform Upverter bagged $2.3 million in a seed funding round led by Version One Ventures to grow its enterprise business and develop its product.
Pasadena, California-based kinetic desk maker Stir raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round led by Vegas TechFund and Zach Ware to scale up its production and distribution efforts.
Palo Alto, US-based late-stage investment firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) raised $2.23 billion for its eighth growth equity fund from European and Asian private and public pension funds, financial institutions and other investors.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has suggested a partial spinoff of payments platform PayPal from eBay. This time, he is suggesting a 20% IPO of PayPal, VentureBeat reported.
Northern Ireland-based energy investor Tom O'Gorman bought the Blarney Golf Resort in Co Cork for €2.5 million (£2 million) and confirmed that the company will continue operate as usual.
Property developer Ray O'Connor bought the Grand Island Mall in Nebraska for $1.8 million to turn it into a lifestyle center with the help of St. Louis-based redevelopment firm Staenberg Group Properties.
San Francisco, US-based social news service Nuzzel came out of beta testing to open let all users view a public feed of the most relevant and popular news that are automatically customized according to their interest.
Raleigh, US-based wedding photo and video-sharing app WedPics scored $1.5 million in its Series A financing round led by IDEA Fund Partners to scale up its platform and beef up its workforce.
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