Los Angeles, US-based startup BEZALEL launched a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter to raise $35,000 for the development a portable wireless charger for smart devices called ARK.
London-based team scheduling startup Resource Guru has raised $870,000 in a seed funding round led by Index Ventures to expand its workforce, product, and client base.
California, US-based venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is in the process of raising $1.5 billion for its new fund, according to Fortune LP whisperer Dan Primack.
Bangalore, India-based early-stage investment firm Inventus Capital Partners closed its second fund totaling $106 million to invest in digital services startups in India and the US.
Yahoo's Editor-in-Chief Jai Singh resigned from the company due to an unconfirmed reason, on the heels of the news that the company's chief operating officer has been fired.
Yahoo Chief Operating Officer (COO) Henrique De Castro is leaving the company tomorrow, January 16, according to a regulatory filing, but the exact reason for the departure is unclear.
Ontario, Canada-based academic research startup Sciencescape closed $2.5 million in a recent funding round to make the process of going through mountains of research sources easier.
US-based mobile health consultation app First Opinion raised $1.2M in funding from Greylock, Yuri Milner, Felicis Ventures, and 500 Startups to expland its consultants and workforce.
New York, US-based institutional investor ff Venture Capital (ffVC) closed a total of $52 million for two funds, ff Rose and ff Rose Innovate, with the latter to focus on investments in New York.
California, US-based call marketing company Invoca raised $20 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel Partners for its workforce expansion and product development.
Isabel Lerer, the daughter of Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer, launched her new animal-focused news site The Dodo after securing $2 million in a seed funding round led by Lerer Ventures.
China based mobile app distribution platform Wandoujia raised $120 million in a recent funding round led by SoftBank Corp, for the acceleration of its growth and development of its mobile search technology.
Chennai, India-based billing startup ChargeBee raised around $800,000 in a Series A funding round from Accel Partners, bringing its total raised capital to $1.17 million.
New York, US-based news giant NBCUniversal News Group announced a minority investment in mobile video news startup NowThisNews to co-produce original short news videos for social sites.
Paris, France-based travel startup Evaneos raised $6 million from a Series B funding round led by XAnge Private Equity for its expansion to other European countries.