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Finnish start-up Next Games has raised $6 million in funding in the latest of several venture capital investments in the Nordic country's booming mobile games industry, the company said on Wednesday.
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REDUCING UNNECESSARY BIOPSIES: Exosome Diagnostics has raised $27 million toward a $40 million Series B round ahead of plans to launch a diagnostic that arms physicians with more information to determine if a man with elevated prostate-specific antigen levels needs a biopsy.
DataRPM, the industry pioneer in cognitive business intelligence, today announced that it has closed a $5.1 million Series A funding round.
Whisper, an app that lets users post thoughts anonymously on top of images, is reportedly raising $30 million in new funding at a valuation of about $200 million.
Entrepreneur P.K. Fields was delighted when she won a contest and a chance to pitch her Los Angeles-based startup to a venture capitalist.
The Instacube is a device for capturing feeds of Instagram photos and projecting the images in a digital picture frame that can sit on a desk, table or countertop.
According to a release, the investment will allow Polarion to expand its product development initiatives and better support its community of worldwide users.
Mike Volpi, formerly the chief strategy officer of Cisco Systems, is now a general partner at San Francisco venture capital firm Index Ventures During much of the previous decade, Mike Volpi was rumored to be CEO-in-waiting at Cisco Systems.
Swander Pace Capital is selling Ancaster, Ontario-based portfolio company Pineridge Bakery .
Secure storage and sharing of data have become sensitive topics since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden last year leaked details of U.S. government snooping.
All eyes are on Box as the world waits for the file sync and share startup to reveal its financials in preparation for its pre-IPO road show.
Hickory Ridge Capital , which has backed companies like HealthLoop and Watermark Medical through a pledge-fund structure, is raising $50 million for its debut health-care information-technology fund , VentureWire has learned.
The e-Commerce giant's decision came in a preliminary annual proxy filing to shareholders, which asked that shareholders re-elect four board members including CEO John J. Donahoe.
TutorGroup , the leading online education platform and largest English-language learning institution in the world, has added SBI Group as a strategic investor, adding another globally known company to its portfolio of investors.
Despite the popularity of travel booking sites like Kayak , TripAdvisor , and Expedia , venture capital firms are still investing in companies selling consumers a better way to travel.
One of the more popular sessions of startups at this year's SXSW conference in Austin was Sunday afternoon's "Accelerator" session for wearable technology startups.