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  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Houzz Gets $165M

    Palo Alto-based home remodeling and design site Houzz said today that it has raised $165M in a financing round, which came from Sequoia Capital, along with Oren Zeev, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), GGV Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), and DST Global and T. Rowe Price....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Pica8 Finds $12.5M

    Palo Alto-based software defined networking (SDN) startup Pica8 said today that it has raised $12.5M in a Series B funding round, to go towards software development and got-to-market. The funding was led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Cross Head and Pacific Venture Partners (PVP)....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    General Catalyst Seeds Stripe Ecosystem With $10M Fund

    Palo Alto-based venture capital investor General Catalyst Partners says it is putting up $10M to invest in companies who are building applications on the payment platform being developed by Stripe....Continue →

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Meetyl Acquired By Glass, Lewis & Co.

    San Francisco-based Meetyl, a developer of an online platform for connecting institutional investors with companies, has been acquired by research and technology services provider Glass, Lewis & Co.. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Glass, Lewis & Co....Continue →

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Remind Takes $40M For Teacher Texting Tools

    San Francisco-based Remind, which develops mobile texting and communications tools specifically aimed at teachers, students, and parents, has raised $40M in a Series C funding....Continue →

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Allakos Gets $10M More

    San Mateo-based Allakos, a biotechnology company developing antibody-based therapeutics for allergic diseases, inflammation, and other related conditions, said today that it has raised $10M more in a Series A funding. The new funds bring its total Series A to $42M....Continue →

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Sharethrough Raises $10M From BSkyB, Others

    San Francisco-based Sharethrough, a provider of native advertising technology, said today that it has raised $10M in a strategic funding round, including a $5M investment from BSkyB....Continue →

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    News Corp. Buys Move Inc. For $950M

    San Jose-based real estate site operator Move, Inc. has been acquired by News Corp. in a $950M acquisition deal, the two said this morning. Move will remain headquartered in San Jose, and will become an operating business of News Corp. The companies said that News Corp. will pay $21....Continue →

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    eBay, PayPal To Split Into Two Companies

    eBay said today that it plans to split the company into two, and will spin out PayPal into its own, independent company. The two will bot h be publicly traded....Continue →

  • Monday, September 29, 2014

    Anki Lands $55M For Robotic Toy Cars

    San Francisco-based Anki, a developer of smartphone-controlled, robotic, toy battle cars, has raised $55M in a funding round, led by J.P. Morgan. The funding also included Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma....Continue →

  • Monday, September 29, 2014

    TIBCO Acquired By Vista Equity In $4.3B Deal

    Palo Alto-based business intelligence software developer Tibco said this morning that it has agreed to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, in a deal worth $24.00 per share in cash, or approximately $4.3 billion....Continue →

  • Monday, September 29, 2014

    Sand Hill Angels: $2M, 22 Investments At Mid Year

    Sunnyvale-based angel investment group the Sand Hill Angels says it has invested total of $2M across 22 investments in the first half of the year, as it has increasingly linked up with seed funds, incubators, and accelerators like AngelPad, 500 Startups, The Hive, YCombinator, Boost, The Fabric andContinue →

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