New York, US-based technology media firm TechMedia Networks (TMN) is acquiring Waltham, Massachusetts-based lead-generation business BuyerZone for an undisclosed amount to gain access to an e-commerce market.
New York-based research gathered data on startup death and found out that half of early-stage firms die before raising $1 million and that most startups last 20 months after their last funding round.
Madrid, Spain-based Wi-Fi sharing company Fon nabbed $14 from broadband chip maker Qualcomm Ventures to develop a new device that enables users to share music and broadband signals.
South Korea-based Bitcoin startup Korbit raised $400,000 in funding from several Silicon Valley investors including Tim Draper, Naval Ravikant, David Lee, and Barry Silbert, for the company's growth.
Menlo Park, California-based biotech startup QuanDx bagged $950,000 in a recent financing round from undisclosed backers to continue developing molecular diagnostic equipment for medical laboratories.
California, US-based cloud storage services provider Dropbox raised another $250 million in new funding two years after a previous $250-million round, further lifting the company's valuation close to $10 billion.
Germany-based investor-startup matchmaker Venturate has been launched to compete with US-based firm AngelList, a platform that helps lead venture capitalists to the right investment that would fit in their portfolio.
Software giant Microsoft applied for a patent for a system that allows customers to set the rate based on the performance level of its cloud service, according to InformationWeek.
Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup PowerUp Toys raised over $1 million via crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for a smartphone-controlled paperplane, with still eight days to go for the campaign.
Rhode Island, US-based startup Teespring has raised $20 million in its first round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to sell custom and pre-ordered T-shirts for a cause.
Berlin, Germany based customer relationship management (CRM) startup Linko raised $2.6 million in seed funding from angel investors and purchased tech startup Localstream for an undisclosed amount.
San Francisco, California-based customer-tracking software maker Zendesk has sought the services of Goldman Sachs to lead a potential initial public offering (IPO) set later this year.
Tech giant Google acquired Redwood City, California-based anti-spam company Impermium for an undisclosed amount, according to an announcement made by Impermium's chief executive on the company website.
California, US-based tech giant Apple Inc signed an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pay out at least $32.5 million as refund for the parents of kids who racked up big in-app charges without explicit consent.
Boston, US-based secretive startup ClearSky Data raised $12 million in a funding round led by General Catalyst and Highland Capital Partners, according to a report published by Boston.com.