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Fashion and Lifestyle Blog Reader Bloglovin Raises $7 Million
/ April 4, 2014 4:35 pm
Fashion and Lifestyle Blog Reader Bloglovin Raises $7 Million

TechCrunch reports that Bloglovin has raised $7 Million in its Series A Round of Funding. The funding round was led by European investor Northzone with participation from Betaworks, Lerer Ventures, White Star Capital, and Bassett Investment Group. Blogovin is a site where users can follow their favorite lifestyle and fashion blog. Read More

Percolate Raises $24 Million to Help Brands Create Social Media Content
/ March 19, 2014 5:33 pm
Percolate Raises $24 Million to Help Brands Create Social Media Content

TechCrunch reports that Percolate has raised $24 Million in its Series B Round of Funding. The funding round was led by Sequoia Capital with participation from previous investors such as First Round Capital, GGV Capital, WPP, and Lerer Ventures. Percolate is a startup that allows brands to create and share content on social networking sites. Read More

Cupertino-Based Apple Buys Personal Assistant Service Cue
/ October 4, 2013 12:53 pm
Cupertino-Based Apple Buys Personal Assistant Service Cue

Apple has acquired San Francisco-based Cue, developer of a smart assistant app, in a deal worth more than $40 million, TechCrunch reported. Cue, formerly known as Greplin, was backed by SV Angel, Sequoia Capital, Lerer Ventures and Index Ventures. The company's service, which has been shuttered, gave users an "overview" of their upcoming events by linking together related phone numbers, addresses, tickets, invitations, receipts and other relevant information. . Read More

Dragon Innovation Raises $2.3 Million
/ August 9, 2013 3:13 pm
Dragon Innovation Raises $2.3 Million

Dragon Innovation, a manufacturing services firm, today launched a crowdfunding platform exclusively for hardware companies. Building on its foundation of providing services and support during the planning and production phases of new product development, Dragon Innovation is expanding the scope of its offering to include a crowdfunding platform. Today officially opens up the private beta period with several innovative hardware products seeking funding. Read More

TechCrunch: Social Media Dashboard Platform Bottlenose Raises $3.6 Million
/ July 31, 2013 7:54 am
TechCrunch: Social Media Dashboard Platform Bottlenose Raises $3.6 Million

TechCrunch reports that Bottlenose, which offers a social media dashboard, has raised $3.6 Million in its Series A round. Bottlenose provides a consolidated web platform to manage and organize social media streams in a single place. The funding came from FF Venture Capital, who was joined by Lerer Ventures, Transmedia, Advancit, Stage One Capital, Social Starts, The Social Internet Fund and angel investors. Read More

Spark Capital Leads $1.6 Million Round for Panjo
/ July 23, 2013 11:37 am
Spark Capital Leads $1.6 Million Round for Panjo

Spark Capital, a Boston-based venture capital firm, has led the $1.6 million first round of venture capital for Panjo, the California-based provider of an online marketplace for auto, sport and hobby enthusiasts. Founded earlier this year, Panjo said the funding will be used to significantly grow its marketplace and enthusiast partner network. The company also said it will create a mobile app to match its web-based platform, as well as a distribution network for members to share listings with non-members. . Read More

Twitter Acquires Bluefin Labs
/ February 5, 2013 1:47 pm
Twitter Acquires Bluefin Labs

Bluefin Labs, a developer of technology for analyzing social media content, has been acquired by Twitter, according to published reports. Terms of the deal were not reported. Read More

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