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  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Whill Gets $11M For 4WD Wheelchair

    San Carlos-based Whill, a maker of four-wheel drive, omnidirectional vehicles for the health and mobility market, has raised $11M in a Series A, the company disclosed Tuesday. The funding came from Innovation Network, 500 Startups, Jochu Technology, NTT DoCoMo, Scott McNealy, and others....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    LendingClub Files For IPO

    San Francisco-based LendingClub filed for its IPO last week, saying that it is looking to raise up to $500M in the offering. The company has not yet applied for a symbol or exchange....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    Thoma Bravo Buys CompuWare

    San Francisco-based private equity investor Thoma Bravo said today that it is acquiring Detroit-based CompuWare Corporation, a developer of application performance and mainframe software. The deal is worth approximately $2.5 billion....Continue →

     
  • Friday, August 29, 2014

    Ifttt Connects With $30M

    San Francisco-based Ifttt, which develops API software to help connect different web-based applications together, said this week that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding. The deal reportedly values the startup as more than $200M....Continue →

     
  • Friday, August 29, 2014

    Nexenta Gets Funding From Dell

    Santa Clara-based Nexenta, which develops software-defined storage sofware for the data center, has scored an investment from Dell Ventures, the venture capital arm of Dell. Size of the investment, and other details, were not announced....Continue →

     
  • Friday, August 29, 2014

    Google Unveils Drone Delivery Effort

    Google revealed Thursday that it has launched a new effort to develop drones for delivery of goods, showing off a video of its drones delivering a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian farmers....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Google Buys Zync Render For Visual Effects In The Cloud

    Mountain View-based Google has expanded out its cloud services platform, saying today that it has acquired Zync Render, a service which helps movie studios render their special effects in the cloud. Financial terms of the buy were not announced....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Armetheon Finds $7M

    Menlo Park-based Armetheon, a developer of biopharmceuticals aimed at treating cardiovascular conditions, has raised $7.0M in a first round of funding....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Nutanix Gets $140M, Valued Over $2 Billion

    San Jose-based Nutanix, a developer of products for the converged server, storage, and networking market, said this week that it has raised $140M in a Series E funding. The funding came from un-named, Boston-based public investors....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Report: Square Raising $200M At $6 Billion Valuation

    A report yesterday from CNBC says that San Francisco-based Square, which provides mobile payment technology which enables vendors to use their smartphone to accept credit card payments, is raising $200M, in a deal which will value the company at north of $6 billion....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Zuli Finds $1.65M For Bluetooth Enabled, Beacon-like Smart Outlets

    San Francisco-based Zuli, a developer of Bluetooth-enabled, smart power outlets which turn on when you are nearby, said today that it has raised $1.65M in a seed funding round....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Wikia Gets $15M More For Asian Expansion

    San Francisco-based Wikia, the online community site created by Jimmy Wales, disclosed todaythat it has raised $15M in a venture funding round....Continue →

     
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