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  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Kurbo Finds $5.8M In Funding To Fight Childhood Obesity

    San Francisco- and Palo Alto-based Kurbo Health, which develops a mobile app specifically aimed at reducing childhood obesity, has raised a $5.8M funding round....Continue →

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Luvocracy Acquired By WalmartLabs

    San Francisco-based social shopping service Luvocracy, which operates an online community focused on social discovery of products and sharing of product recommendations from friends and families, has been acquired by @WalmartLabs. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed....Continue →

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Centric Software Gets $24M

    Los Gatos-based Centric Software, a developer of product lifecycle management (PLM) software, said today that it has raised $24M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Fung Capital and Silver Lake Waterman, and also included prior investors Oak Investment Partners and Masthead Partners....Continue →

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    PaxVax Gets $62M For Vaccine Efforts

    Redwood City-based PaxVax, a developer of vaccines for infectious disease, has raised $62M in funding, split between $50M in secured debt financing and $12M in an extension of its Series B funding round. The company said the debt financing came from an investment fund managed by Pharmakon Advisors....Continue →

  • 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 →

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