San Francisco, US-based payday loan firm LendUp raised $50 million in debt funding from Victory Park Capital to provide small short-term loans for American consumers who have poor or no credit and expand to other states.
In a bid to gain traction over its growing competitors, Washington, US-based software giant Microsoft Corp announced a major boost in its OneDrive cloud storage capacity for business clients, from 25 gigab ytes to one terabyte.
Menlo Park, US-based social network giant Facebook announced its plans to build a second Iowa data center right next to its first facility in Altoona which is still being constructed and has yet to start its operations.
Bridal marketplace Lover.ly has received $2.5 million Series B investment round which would soon be held officially closed after it has taken a few more investment, said sources.
OurCrowd has received $25 million Series B funding from investors identified as former Investec Bank Australia executive Geoff Levy and Mistral Equity Partners' Andy Heyer.
Alibaba and Jack Ma's co-founded company, Yunfeng Capital, said that they would acquire a stake in China's YouTube equivalent Youku Tuduo in a deal valued $1.22 bln prior its highly anticipated public debut.
Mobile startup firm URX received $12 million investment from financiers led by Accel Partners and was also participated by SV Angel, Google Ventures and First Round Capital while Rich Wong joined the company's board.
Startup eezep has received cash to materialize its cloud-printing vision which could be valued at $4 million from investors including IBB and Mangrove Capital Partners.
San Francisco, US-based music app and player startup PonoMusic is now focusing on production after it pocketed $6.2 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter which ended more than a week ago.
BTC China has halted deposits of local currency from the China Merchants Bank, causing the value of Bitcoin to fall from $500 to below $440, a 10% difference from its value in the past few days.
New York, US-based grocery delivery service Blue Apron is looking to raise $50 million in its Series C funding with Stripes Group as the lead investor to boost its growth and revenue.
Toronto, Canada-based medical photo and information sharing app Figure 1 released new features yesterday to give doctors ability to create better profiles and allow them to collaborate with other users on different medical cases.
Shanghai, China-based university applicant mentoring startup ChaseFuture bagged $400,000 in its seed funding round led by Banyan Partners and Harbor Pacific Capital to assist international students in university admission tests.
San Francisco, US-based large media storage startup Streem raised $875,000 in seed funding from Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and other angel investors to provide unlimited cloud storage for their customers at $20 per month.
Seoul, South Korea-based content recognition tech firm Enswers scored $2 million in a recent funding round from Samsung Ventures to boost its expansion campaign across the US and North America.
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