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.
After its recent purchases of Motorola Mobility and IBM's server business, Chinese personal computer (PC) maker Lenovo said that it will continue its string of acquisitions to drive its growth.
California, US-based semiconductor startup Aquantia Corp closed $16 million in a Series G funding round led by Xilinx Inc as it prepares for its initial public offering (IPO) in the US.
After being arrested last month for fraud charges, Motionloft founder Jonathan Mills was indicted by a San Francisco grand jury for wire fraud and money laundering and is facing 30 years in jail.
Arizona, US-based Internet domain registrar and web hosting service GoDaddy Group Inc is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) less than three years after it was sold for $2.25 billion, according to sources familiar with the situation.
San Francisco, US-based secret-sharing mobile app Secret is set to raise $10 million in venture capital in a funding round led by Google Ventures that will give the startup a $40-million valuation.
New York, US-based news website Business Insider raised $12 million in a funding round led by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos for the expansion of its workforce and subscription service.
New York, US-based business workshop Javelin Inc landed $1.5 million in a funding round led by Mark Suster and Upfron Ventures to teach big companies to innovate like a startup.
San Francisco, US-based venture capital firm Founders Fund gathered $1 billion for its fifth investment fund called Founder Fund V which will back startups from various sectors.
New York, US-based YouTube monetization platform Audiam pocketed $2 million in a Series A funding round led by music industry big names Jason Mraz, Jimmy Buffet, Bill Silva, Brett Gurewitz, and Bad Religion.
London, UK-based marketing solutions provider St Ives Group completed the purchase of digital marketing firm Realise Holdings Ltd in a deal valued at £21.7 million to enhance its product offerings.
San Francisco, US-based sales communication platform ClearSlide landed $50 million in a Series C funding round led by Social+Capital Partnership to provide a service that boosts productivity of salespeople.
San Francisco, US-based customer service software startup Zendesk is moving closer to an initial public offering (IPO) and has hired Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to handle the transaction, according to a report.
California, US-based enterprise software startup Elementum, a spinoff from Singaporean firm Flextronics International Inc, bagged $44 million in a Series A funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners for a cloud-based supply chain tracking software.
BTC China, the biggest bitcoin exchange in the world, has begun allowing users to buy the digital currency using Chinese yuan again, just a month after it halted renmibi deposits because of a bank warning.