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

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Austin's Aceable Brings $4.7M Seed Funding for Online Driver's Ed Courses

Aceable, the Austin, TX-based educations startup that offers people the opportunity to take driver's ed courses through the Web and mobile apps, announced this morning that it has received $4.7 million in seed funding. The investment was led by Silverton Partners with participation from Floodgate Ventures, NextGen Angels, and Capital Factory.

Chicago's Dolly Raises $8M for On-Demand Moving Services

Dolly, a Chicago, IL-based startup that provides on-demand moving services, announced that it has raised $8 million in a Series A round of funding. The new financing was led by Maveron and puts the company's overall funding to nearly $1o million. According to TechCrunch, the company will use the new funds to expand beyond the Chicago market, launching in the Seattle, WA market starting today.

General Assembly Lands Whopping $70M

The New York, NY-based General Assembly announced yesterday that it raised $70 million in new funding for its offering of courses in a variety of modern-day skills training – from software programming to technical job skills. Read more here.

San Diego's Renovate America Raises $90M

Renovate America, a San Diego, CA-based startup that works with local governments to finance residential energy updates, announced today that it has raised an additional $90 million in funding. This round was led by DFJ Growth with participation from Silver Lake Kraftwerk and values the company at a little more than $500 million.

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