Finexkap, a web platform offering working capital to small businesses in France, has now raised $22.5 million, comprising of a $7.5m Series A equity round and a further $15m, which will be used to finance the platform’s first flurry of deals.
Microsoft has partnered with mobile company Opera to make Opera Mini as the default browser to all phones on Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha operating systems. The company first signaled this move a few months ago when it made Opera the default browser on its Android-powered Nokia X platform.
Platform9, a service that aims to make it easier for businesses to launch an OpenStack private cloud on their existing servers, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures and with participation from previous investor Redpoint Ventures.
KnowRe, an online math learning platform for secondary students, has raised a Series A round of $6.8 million. The funding was led by returning investor SoftBank Ventures Korea, with participation from KTB Ventures, Partners Fund, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. Read More
Synthesio, the global social 'listening and analysis' platform, has announced it's secured a Series B funding round of $20 million in funding from a European private equity firm, Idinvest Partners. Read More
Xamarin, the popular service for building cross-platform native applications, today announced that it has raised a $54 million Series C round led by a combination of new and existing investors. As far as we are aware, that’s the largest round ever raised by a mobile app development platform.
Noom, a mobile healthcare startup that focuses on using data to prevent diseases, announced today that it has raised a $16.15 million series B. Read More
Artesian Solutions, the U.K.-based platform that provides companies with better intelligence on their B2B customers and future prospects, has raised $8 million in Series B funding. Read More
Humanity.com, which bills itself as a workforce management platform we’ve been covering for a while, has secured $9 million in a Series B funding led by MHS Capital. Also participating was Point Nine Capital in Germany, Klever Internet Investments, Team Builder Ventures and Mark Britto,
Move Guides, the London and San Francisco startup that offers ‘talent mobility’ software in the cloud to help companies manage the relocation of their employees, has closed $15.6 million in Series B funding. Read More
Wedding startups are a plenty, but fewer reach the milestone of a Series A round. So Raleigh, N.C.-based WedPics has something to celebrate. The company, an online and mobile platform that allows couples, the wedding party, and guests to share photos before, during and after the big day,
Food delivery startup DoorDash announced this afternoon that it has raised $250 million, just five months since the company announced a $535 million round. Why raise more money so soon? CEO Tony Xu told Axios that he wasn’t actively looking for additional investment,
Facebook announced today the winners of its annual Internet Defense Prize and awarded first-, second- and third-place winners a total of $200,000 for research papers that addressed topics of internet security and privacy. Combined with $800,
Just a few months back, Niantic added its first "Special Research" to Pokémon Go. Sort of like an in-game quest, the research had players complete a series of tasks to unlock an otherwise unobtainable Pokémon.Now they're back with another one.
AR/VR/XR are going to be big, but not everyone will win. Today’s market is a collection of related point solutions to specific problems, but not a fully functioning ecosystem. Not yet.
Netflix just announced a multi-year deal with Kenya Barris, creator of Black-ish and its spinoff Grown-ish. While Barris will remain an executive producer on those shows (and on the upcoming Besties), he will be exclusively developing new series for Netflix. The deal only covers TV,
The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58% over last year, according to new data from comScore. However, these services still account for a small portion of the overall market,
Inokyo wants to be the indie Amazon Go. It’s just launched its prototype cashierless autonomous retail store. Cameras track what you grab from shelves, and with a single QR scan of its app on your way in and out of the store, you’re charged for what you got. Inokyo‘s first store is now open on […]
Payments startups Square wants to provide more ways for sellers to make more money, by diversifying its products and making it easier to add value to customers. With the holidays right around the corner, it’s enabling Square Register users to sell physical gift cards for the first time.
At the inception of the commercial web, it was arguably a mistake that the industry went down an advertising-based route for supporting content. Some have speculated that had payments been built into the browser and the web itself,
Nvidia’s Shield Tablet is among the first non-Nexus devices to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, and it starts rolling out today. I had a chance to spend some time with both the update and with Grid, Nvidia’s streaming Netflix for games that also launches in North America toad,
STANFORD, California — Kyle Beckerman says he and the 29 young men with him "feel like we go to Stanford right now." They do spend most of their time on this idyllic Northern California university.
Developers have a lot of issues to consider when producing apps, but one question that doesn’t have a clear answer is how do you build spyware into your software?Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/24/a-closer-look-at-the-issue-of-the-nsa-and-building-spyware-into-apps/
Ayan Qureshi is in many ways a normal young boy. Apart from the fact that, at the age of just five years old, he passed an exam to become the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional ever.Read more...
J.K. Trolling is back on Twitter to create some mischief. The Harry Potter author presumably said, "I solemnly swear I am up to no good" before explaining to a fan that reality itself has been altered by the wizarding world.
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Nintendo gave fans an opportunity to mourn the sudden passing of its president, Satoru Iwata, by dedicating a section of its flagship New York City store to visitors looking to pay their respects.
Okay, skater fans, Microsoft has officially released Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 for the Xbox One. Check out the description over at Major Nelson: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 offers a fresh take on...The post Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 available for download on your Xbox One appeared first on WinBeta.
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