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Portland, Maine

Maine Technology Institute Provides $1.2M to Help Industry Clusters

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Maine Startups Insider, created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade. Visit Maine Startups Insider to read more about Maine’s startup community and subscribe to the weekly newsletter. The Maine Technology Institute…

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NYC

Splash Gets Investment to Revamp B2B Event Management Tech

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 9:15 am

As one of the leading startups in event marketing software, Splash is primarily known for helping businesses create landing pages, sell tickets, and manage communications for all their events. But as a recent announcement infers, the company has been quietly making moves to build…

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Sacramento

SupportPay Raises $4 Million to Automate Child Support Payments

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Today, Sacramento-based startup SupportPay is announcing the successful close of a $4 million Series A round led by Fenway Summer Ventures. The round also had participation by previous investors as well as Moneta Ventures and Continental Advisors. As part of the new round, Fenway…

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Redwood City

Tact Closes $15 Million to Readily Connect Sales Tools to Mobile Devices

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Today, Tact, a Redwood City, CA based company, announced the successful close of a $15 million series B round led by Upfront Ventures. The round also had participation from Microsoft Ventures, and existing investors Kevin Efrusy of Accel Partners and Satish Dharmaraj of Redpoint…

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9 Tips for Entrepreneurs Preparing to Raise Their First Series A

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. After you’ve raised a friends and family round, the funding game can be pretty intimidating. The seed round will help you better understand the process, but…

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Ask Techstars: Going From Seed to Series A

By | Nov 20, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

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Founders Speak Up on the Perils of Bootstrapping at Seattle Startup Week

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Seattle Startup Week has already graced its audience — and our loyal Tech.Co readers — with insight on everything from Facebook and Twitter’s digital marketing advice to the benefits of boutique rose-flavored cotton candy. But the founders in and around Seattle have plenty more…

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Tel Aviv

EverThere Raises $1.8M to Create Highly Targeted Ads at Events

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Today, San Francisco and Tel Aviv based EverThere is announcing the successful close of a $1.8 million round. EverThere is an adtech company that focuses specifically on delivering information to event, conference, and trade show attendees, an all too common pain point for B2B brands….

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iFundWomen Is the Crowdfunding Platform for Women-Led Businesses

By | Nov 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Crowdfunding platforms have become all the rage in the startup world. This simple way of acquiring funding allows family, friends, and followers to invest their hard-earned money into a projects they actually believe in. Products like the Oculus Rift and 3Doodler all got their…

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NYC

GIF Site Giphy Announces $72 Million in New Funding

By | Oct 31, 2016 at 12:50 pm

If you’ve used any form of social media in the last few years, you have likely come across of GIF or two. These short, looping video files have become the primary means of communication for posters, tweeters, and instagrammers on every single platform on…

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The Top 30 Celebrity Investors in Tech

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The tech world is filled with unique personalities, budding innovators, and a great deal of money. That’s why the tech world is the perfect place for celebrities to get their feet wet when it comes to investment opportunities. Whether it’s popular musicians, award winning…

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Chicago

InContext Solutions Raises $15.2M to Expand VR for Retail

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Today, Chicago-based virtual reality software developer InContext Solutions has successfully closed their Series E round of $15.2 million. The round is led by Intel Capital and Beringea, and will be used in an effort to scale the company’s sales and marketing initiatives. Funding from…

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Cupertino

Workspot Raises $6.2M to Add Rocket Fuel to VDI Product Growth

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Today, Cupertino-based Workspot is announcing the successful close of a $6.2 million Series B round. The latest round is led by Presidio Ventures, with additional support from Follow[the]Seed, Helion, Translink, and WTI. According to a company spokeswoman, Workspot will primarily use the latest capital…

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Can Entrepreneurs Survive Life Without Using Credit Cards?

By | Oct 18, 2016 at 9:00 pm

As a young entrepreneur, you may be overwhelmed by the expenses involved in so many different business ventures. After taking out loans to sustain your business operations, you are considering the option of getting a credit card. However, you may not need to go…