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  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Healthline Buys DiabetesMine

    San Francisco-based Healthline, which offers up online health information to healthcare organizations, said this week that it has acquired DiabetesMine, a consumer blog publisher which offers up diabetes-specific information to readers. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. HealthLine said the move would help add articles, reviews, guest posts, interviews and videos to Healthline is led by Dean Stephens.Continue →

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    VisionCare Ophthalmic Sees New Funding

    Saratoga-baesd VisionCare Opthalmic Technologies said earlier this week that it has raised a new funding round, for the company's surgical device for treating end-stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Size of the funding round was not announced, nor were investors. The company said both current and new investors participated in the venture-backed funding. The company said the funds go towards working capital, marketing, sales, and other efforts. VisionCare Opthalmic is led by Allen Hill....Continue →

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    First Opinion Gets $6M For Mobile Health App

    San Francisco-based First Opinion, which develops a mobile app that lets users get remote, personal health consultations from physicians, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, the company said yesterday. The funding was led by Polar Partners, and also included True Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Scrum Ventures and Monashees Capital. Polar Partners' Brian Chee joins First Opinion's board with the funding. First Opinion is led by McKay Thomas, and has now raised $8.6M in funding....Continue →

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Quanergy Systems Raises $30M For Automotive LiDAR Sensors

    Sunnyvale-based Quanergy Systems, a developer of LiDAR sensors and software, has raised $30M in a Series A financing, the company said yesterday. The funding was led by Rising Tide Fund, and also included Wicklow Capital, Motus Ventures, and Wardenclyffe Partners. The company says it now has raised $34.5M in funding. Quanergy is led by Dr. Louay Eldada. Quanery's LiDAR (light detection and ranging) products are aimed at use in automobiles.Continue →

  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Thoma Bravo Completes Compuware Buy

    San Francisco-based Thoma Bravo said this week that it has completed its take-private acquisition of Compuware Corporation, in a deal worth $2.4 billion. Thoma Bravo paid $10.75 per share for Compuware, which develops application performance monitoring and related software. Compuware had previously been traded on the NASDAQ as CPWR. The deal had been announced in September.Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Open Garden Connects With $10.8M For Peer-to-Peer Networking

    San Francisco-based OpenGarden, which develops mobile phone-based peer-to-peer messaging and networking technology, has raised $10.8M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by August Capital, and also included Firebolt Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, Kima Ventures, Tseung Kwan Ventures and Sherpalo Ventures. Open Garden's software lets mobile phones and other devices communicate in a peer-to-peer fashion, so messages and data can be carried even without a Wi-Fi or phone data connection....Continue →

  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Expect Labs Raises $13M For Voice Interfaces

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  • Thursday, December 18, 2014

    RainStor Acquired By Teradata

    San Francisco-based RainStor, which provides online, big data archiving software for Hadoop installations, has been acquired by Teradata. Financial terms of the buy were not announced. RainStor was venture backed by Credit Suisse, Doughty Hansen Technology Ventures, Dow Chemical, Informatica, Rogers Partners, and Storm Ventures. Teradata said that the majority of RainStor employees will remain in San Francisco and Gloucester, U.K....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Quantenna Raises $22M For High Performance Wi-Fi

    Fremont-bsaed Quantenna, which dvelops high performance, wireless chipsets for the Wi-Fi market, has raised $22M more in a funding round, the company said today. The funding was led by Centerview Capital Technology, Vivint and NTT Group, and also included Sequoia Capital, DAG Ventures, Rusnano, Sigma Partners and Venrock. Ned Hooper of Centerview Capital Technology and Harold Hughes, the former CEO of Rambus, have joined the company's board with the funding....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Mattermark Gets $6.5M

    San Francisco-based Mattermark, which offers up an online venture capital tracking database to investors, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Foundry Group, and also included 500 Startups, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Sherpa Ventures, Felicis Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Version One Ventures, along with Jeff Lawson, Carter Rabasa, Damien Tanner, Daniel Clark, Eileen Burbidge, Elliot Loh, Enrico Pandian, Eric Ries, Ullas Naik and others....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Piccing Finds $3.6M For Social Shopping

    San Francisco- and Zurich-based Piccing, which develops social shopping apps and services, said yesterday that it has raised $3.6M in a funding round. Names of the company's investors were not disclosed. Piccing's service let users buy products by clicking on images found in curated collections of products. The company's service is highly visually driven and also uses "curators" to create collections of objects which can be purchased by other members. Piccing is led by Dirk Spielmann....Continue →

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Lending Club: More Than $1B Raised In IPO

    San Francisco-based Lending Club said Tuesday that its IPO topped more than $1 billion raised, after the exercise of an over-allotment option by its underwriters. Lending Club said it sold a total of 66,700,000 shares of its stock at $15.00 per share, resulting in a total of over $1.0 billion in agregate gross proceeds. Lending Club operates an online, peer-to-peer marketplace for borrowers and investors....Continue →

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