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Phoenix

Annual PHX Startup Week Returns, $400K Going to Nonprofits

By | Feb 22, 2016 at 12:03 pm

The second annual PHX Startup Week kicks off today, a week-long showcase and celebration of entrepreneurs in Arizona. The event series launched last year with a mission of fostering relationships and expanding thought leadership for local entrepreneurs. From highlighting diversity to featuring local startup…

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Chat Bot for Local Services, Assist, Gets Funding

By | Feb 17, 2016 at 2:17 pm

Technology never ceases to amaze us, especially if it is put to the service of our society. And one example of those amazing applications of technology is Assist‘s local services Chat Bot, which has recently raised an investment of $5.5 million. This investment includes…

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Chicago

TurboAppeal Raises $3M to Fuel Nationwide Launch

By | Feb 11, 2016 at 10:02 am

It’s true that home ownership is on the decline these days as more young people are opting to rent instead, but one startup that provides a service specifically for homeowners is seeing a lot of success. TurboAppeal, a residential tax appeal technology service, has…

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Portland, Maine

Two Maine Companies Awarded i6 Federal Grants

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 11:15 am

Today, members of the federal government, Congress, and entrepreneurs met at the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) to announce two new local i6 grant awardees. The i6 grants are to be awarded to MCED and Coastal Enterprises (CEI), and focus on job creation…

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Arlington

Arlington, VA-Based Snagajob Raises $100M to Fund Future Acquisitions

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 7:30 am

Today, Arlington, VA-based Snagajob is announcing a successful funding round of $100 million. The round is led by New York-based Rho Acceleration, a division of Rho Capital Partners, and is joined by Washington, DC-based NewSpring Capital and the New York-based Invus Group. According to Snagajob’s official…

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Socedo Gets $1.5M in Funding to Improve Social Media Lead Generation

By | Feb 1, 2016 at 11:11 am

Lead generation is an important way for businesses to secure new clients. More and more, companies are becoming aware of this fact and are, without a doubt, investing more on it – for example, by making their websites more prone to it. But there…

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Los Angeles

Secure Enterprise Sharing Provider CapLinked Announces $3.5M Round

By | Jan 19, 2016 at 9:53 am

CapLinked, a secure enterprise sharing and storage provider, today has announced a new round of funding totaling $3.5 million. The round is led by Subtraction Capital, and includes investments from PayPal co­founder Peter Thiel, Indicator Ventures, and venture debt lender Western Technology Investment (WTI)….

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VC Funding Up in 2015, Exits Down

By | Jan 14, 2016 at 10:00 am

Last year saw a steady, continuous growth in venture dollars and tech companies continue to lead the pack. Although overall exits and deals are down, venture dollars are on the rise. Funds Closed and Capital Raised Even with venture funds growing steadily, there are…

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6 Creative Ideas to Help You Fund Your Startup

By | Nov 20, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Some of us have the funds, but lacking a viable startup idea. Others have a tested idea, but lack the funding. While bootstrapping is common at early stages, at certain point your startup will need extra capital. If raising capital from angel investors or…

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DC

DC’s Contactually Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 9:00 am

Washington, D.C.-based Contactually has just announced the close of a Series A round in which they raised $8 million dollars. The round was co-led by Rally Ventures out of Menlo Park, and Grotech Ventures out of D.C., with participation from Correlation Ventures and prior investors including…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Dell’s Historic Tech Acquisition of EMC

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 3:08 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by my intense workout sesh this morning. Things you need to know about: AngelList just raised $400 million from the Chinese private-equity firm CSC Venture Capital to support their seed fund for early-stage investments. Need more…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: LogMeIn Buys Out LastPass

By | Oct 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In today’s Tech.Co deals roundup the biggest piece of news might be LogMeIn acquiring LastPass. It’s interesting because LastPass had a major security vulnerability exploited not long ago, and there’s no evidence that they’ve actually raised any outside capital to date. Outside of that,…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Here’s What Happened While we Were at Celebrate

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

You may have noticed our Tech.Co funding roundup hasn’t been published for the last few days, but that’s because we’ve been busy in Downtown Vegas at our annual Celebrate Conference. In today’s roundup, we wanted to bring you the highlights from the last few days,…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: AARP and JP Morgan Commit to Older Generations

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

My counterpart Ronald Barba couldn’t write today’s Tech.Co deals roundup because he’s on his way to Downtown Vegas for our third annual Celebrate Conference. Hopefully we’ll see all of you there this weekend. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: San Diego’s Renovate America Raises $90M

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by Celebrate 2015. Will we see you this weekend in Downtown Las Vegas? Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup sent directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Austin’s Aceable Brings…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Jack Dorsey Selected as New Twitter CEO

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 3:10 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is all about funding. Lots and lots of funding. Aside from that, one major news item for today: Jack Dorsey has reportedly been selected by Twitter’s board as the new, permanent CEO of the company. In the past three months,…

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Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Medium Raises $57M, Business Insider Gets Acquired

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by National Coffee Day. Drink responsibly. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup sent directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Medium Raises $57M at Estimated $400M Valuation Medium announced yesterday…