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  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    Leanplum Finds $4.8M In Series A

    San Francisco-based mobile analytics software developer Leanplum announced this morning that it has raised $4.8M in a funding round. The funding came from Shasta Ventures....Continue →

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    Virgin America Files For IPO

    San Francisco-based Virgin America said today that it has filed for an IPO, looking to raise up to $115M in its offering. The company has not yet selected and exchange or trading symbol. The offering is being run by Barclays and Deusche Bank Securities....Continue →

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    SunPower Raises $44.5M In Debt For Solar Leasing

    San Jose-based solar power company SunPower said this morning that it has raised $44.5M in a debt funding, from Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital. SunPower said the funds will go to help finance its residential solar lease program. Terms of that debt were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    WideOrbit Buys Admeta

    San Francisco-based WideOrbit said last week that it has acquired Admeta, a developer of sell-side, digital programmatic advertising platforms. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    Apple Acquires BookLamp For Book Recommendation Software

    Cupertino-based Apple has acquired a small startup in the book recommendations algorithm area, according to reports over the weekend....Continue →

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    Trulia Acquired By Zillow For $3.5 Billion

    San Francisco-based Trulia is being acquired by Zillow in a $3.5 billion, stock-for-stock transaction, the two companies said this morning, in a deal expected to close in 2015. According to the two, they will continue to operate both consumer real estate brands....Continue →

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

    Fixed Finds $1.2M To Fight Parking Tickets

    San Francisco-based Fixed, the developer of a mobile app to help people fight parking tickets, has raised $1.2M in a seed funding. The funding came from Y Combinator, Merus Capital, Scott Banister, John Cobbs, Mark Randolph, Matt Humphries, Eric Wu and David King....Continue →

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

    Equinix Buys Rest Of Brazilian Data Center Provider ALOG For $225M

    Redwood City-based data center operator Equinix said Thursday that it has paid $225M for a Brazilian data center operator, ALOG Data Centers of Brazil S.A.. Equinix already owned a major chunk of ALOG, having purchased a 53 percent share of that company back in 2011 with Riverwood Capital....Continue →

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

    Hortonworks Gets $50M From HP

    Palo Alto-based Hortonworks, the developer of the open source, Hadoop data analysis software, has scored $50M in a strategic investment from HP, as part of the integration of Hadoop into HP's HAVEn big data platform. As part of the funding, HP adds EVP and CTO Martin Fink to its board of directors....Continue →

  • Friday, July 25, 2014

    NextNav Finds $70M

    Sunnyvale-based NextNav, a provider of location services aimed at the indoor and urban environment, has raised $70M in a Series D funding, the company said Thursday....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014

    PumpUp Picks Up $2.4M

    San Francisco-based Pumpup, which develops mobile apps for people into healthy and active living (think Instagram for workout buffs), has raised $2.4M in a seed funding round. The funding came from General Catalyst Partners, Azure Capital Partners, Relay Ventures, Freycinet Investments, and angels....Continue →

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Deem Snags $50M

    San Francisco-based Deem, a provider of cloud services around the travel, mobile, business, and consumer business, has raised $50M in an expansion capital funding, the company said yesterday. The funding came from Hony Capital, a private equity fund based in China....Continue →

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