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33 min ago | SFGate
Sean Hollister at The Verge reports that Oculus, the maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset , just raised $75 million in funding in a large Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz .
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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media
Investors include KMG Capital Partners, Cambia Health and HealthTech Capital. The funding will be used to expand the company's mobile health offering to health plans, self-insured employers and Medicaid clients.
5 hrs ago | Business Wire
The funds will be used to expand the engineering team, transition from pilot to volume manufacturing and establish a presence in Asia.
9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Dell Ventures is launching a new $300 million venture fund that will broaden its investments beyond storage into several other types of startups, including cloud computing, big data, security, mobility and next-generation data center companies, Managing Director Jim Lussier told Venture Capital Dispatch.
11 hrs ago | Reuters
Two of Silicon Valley's most respected venture capitalists are cutting back their roles at Accel Partners, the big-name firm best known for its early investment in Facebook.
12 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Raising money from investors is a long, exhausting, sometimes tedious, always frustrating process for entrepreneurs.
17 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Former Sequoia Capital partner Mark Kvamme left California and moved to Ohio, where he founded venture firm Drive Capital to bet on Midwest entrepreneurs.
18 hrs ago | AdExchanger.com
Advertising technology company Simpli.fi has raised $16 million in a Series B growth round led by private equity firm Frontier Capital with participation from Contour Venture Partners.
Shopify raises $100 million from venture capital firms to help the e-commerce start-up fully expand a recently launched offline retail business Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
If you read about the current fundraising environment in the press, it might seem like capital is widely available.
As a woman entrepreneur I am often pulled into conversations about why there are so few Venture Capital-backed women owned companies.
It is the Venice, Calif.-based company's "Series C" round, and brings its total venture capital haul to over $120 million.
New mobile payments startup Loop has closed on $10 million in Series A funding, in what's being described as an "oversubscribed" angel round involving undisclosed investors.
Many U.S. public pensions have shied away from venture capital in recent years as overall returns during the past decade have not impressed.
Most commercial building owners or property managers would love to uncover operational changes that could save them on water, electricity, natural gas or other energy costs.
Banks and asset managers scored some small victories after U.S. regulators narrowed the scope of a provision in the Volcker rule that restricts banks' ownership stake in hedge funds and private equity funds.
Homestay.com , a global travel website founded in Dublin, Ireland, has launched internationally with sites in English and Spanish and accommodation in 35 countries worldwide, across four continents.