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Friday Apr 11 | Business Journal

St. Louis entrepreneurs raise $6 million in Silicon Valley

Two Clayton High School graduates who've founded a data analysis startup for the oil and gas industry in San Francisco have raised $6 million from a group of Silicon Valley investors, including Founders Fund , Streamlined Ventures, Caffeinated Capital and Formation 8. Dakin Sloss and Paul Orland , both of whom are 2008 graduates of Clayton High ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Startups

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

The Pipeline: Quora cash, teen driver tracking, and angel wings in Oregon

San Francisco...Quora cash: Question and answer engine Quora wants to build the next Wikipedia, and it's raised $80 million in a round led by Tiger Global Management to do so.

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Related Topix: Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Wed Apr 02, 2014

VentureBeat

Lyft's latest pickup: $250M to fuel its grand expansion plans

Featuring new investors Coatue, Alibaba, and Third Point, Lyft says it will use its fresh capital to expand in the U.S. and internationally.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Startups

Thu Mar 27, 2014

TechCrunch

Stripe Starts Testing Bitcoin Payments

In another validation of the bitcoin space, YC's biggest payments company, Stripe, said it has started to test bitcoin and ACH payments with a select number of users.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Startups

Sat Mar 22, 2014

District Administration

AltSchool raises $33M to give K8 education a modern tech makeover

A 36-employee education tech startup called AltSchool Inc. has raised $33 million to rethink the way elementary and middle schools are run, from the back office to the classroom.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Business Journal

Tiny startup SharePractice has big goals

SharePractice, a San Francisco-based startup that helps doctors and other providers identify the best treatments for specific medical conditions, has raised $1.3 million in seed money, and is seeking $4 million in Series A funding.

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Related Topix: Startups

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Bloomberg

Airbnb Said to Be Raising Funding From TPG at $10B Value

Airbnb Inc. is raising money from investors including TPG Capital in a financing round that would value the room-sharing service at more than $10 billion, said people with knowledge of the deal.

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Related Topix: AirBnB, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Away, US News

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