San Francisco, US-based application programming interfaces (APIs) debugging and testing tool provider Runscope nabbed $6 million in its first funding round led by General Catalyst Partners to start selling its products.
Silicon Valley, US-based tech firm Tachyus landed $6 million in a venture round led by Founders Fund to expand its workforce and use data to optimize oil and gas production.
Chinese posture-correcting wearable device Giraffe Friend launches crowdfunding campaign on DemoHour
Giraffe Friend, a wearable device that reminds the user to correct bad posture to prevent backaches, launched a crowdfunding campaign on DemoHour and has already raised $14,000 (CNY87,527).
Guangzhou, China-based mobile messaging app WeChat released its image recognition SDK (Software Development Kit) this week to allow third-party users to add the technology to their accounts.
Menlo Park, US-based printer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) settled with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Security and Exchange Commission for $108 million over the bribery and money laundering charges filed against it.
Stamford, US-based collaborative business intelligence (BI) platform Decisyon Inc landed $22 million in its Series B financing led by Catalyst Investors to support its global expansion.
American startup Fundbox nabs $17.5M in funding to help small businesses clear invoices within a day
San Francisco, California-based startup Fundbox emerged from stealth mode and nabbed $17.5 million in a funding round led by Khosla Ventures to help small and medium-sized enterprises get access to cash to clear their invoices within a day.
San Francisco, US-based cloud service marketplace AppDirect nabbed $35 million in its third funding round led by Mithril Capital Management to fuel its growth campaign.
San Francisco, US-based health-tech startup Omada Health pocketed $23 million in a Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to fuel its digital weight loss program for diabetic people.
Herzliya, Israel-based connected device network Neura bagged $2 million in a funding round led by Greenhouse Capital Partners to connect several gadgets using one mobile app.
Redwood City, US-based telecommunications services provider ItsOn Inc nabbed $12.9 million in a new funding round to create flexibility in the data plan of its users and allow them to customize their usage according to their needs.
Ontario, Canada-based social reading community Wattpad pocketed $48 million in its Series C funding from its existing investors to expand its workforce and develop its product.
San Francisco, US-based transportation network firm Uber will launch an on-demand courier service in Manhattan, New York tomorrow, according to an exclusive report by VentureBeat.
London, UK-based visual customer analytics firm Trak.io emerged from private beta and raised $150,000 in seed funding from Kima Ventures last August to track the behavior of startups' customers.
US-based video-sharing giant YouTube representative Gonenc Gurkaynak filed a legal complaint to the Turkish Consitutional Court against the ban that prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued against the service.