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Snapchat Valued at $10 Billion After Raising $20 Million From Top VC Users numbered at 100 million

Snapchat joined the $10 billion startup club, alongside the likes of Uber and Airbnb, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Silicon Valley investment house Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers invested…

August 27, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

GetTaxi Nabs Another $150 Million in Funding Ride-share apps are booming, and there's infighting

GetTaxi—a consumer taxi app that has seen success in cities in Israel, Russia and the U.K.—launched in the United States this week, in New York, and secured an additional $150…

August 13, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT

Yext Raises $50 Million Likely to set IPO next year

New York ad tech startup Yext raised $50 million in venture funding, CEO Howard Lerman revealed today. “This is the last round before we go public,” Lerman told Adweek. He expects…

June 4, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

Messaging App Tango Raises $280 Million Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba helps

Tango is the latest messaging app to attract big dollars, with Alibaba Group leading a fundraising round of $280 million. The Mountain View, Calif-company is among the growing mobile messaging…

March 20, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

Percolate Raises $24 Million From Investors, Including WPP Boosts content marketing plans

Percolate, a social media management firm for brands to track online conversations, announced a $24 million fundraising round today. The New York firm helps brands and agencies develop content marketing strategies…

March 18, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

Outbrain Adds $35M in Latest Fundraising Viral content maker brings total raised to $100 million

Outbrain just picked up $35 million to keep churning out its signature viral advertising links. The company, known for sponsoring the links that appear on websites like ESPN, Slate and other…

October 22, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT

TechCrunch Founder Launches VC Firm Arrington to step down as editor

Michael Arrington, the founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, has created a venture capital fund to invest in startups. Arrington is resigning from TechCrunch, one of the most influential tech blogs in…

September 2, 2011, 6:34 AM EDT

Incubator Y Combinator Grows Its Startup Army 63 companies take the stage at demo day

Before a long list of new startups took the stage on Tuesday at Y Combinator headquarters, partner Paul Graham (who's seen as the startup incubator's driving force and public face)…

August 25, 2011, 6:31 AM EDT

Investors Gather at 500 Startups Incubator looks beyond Silicon Valley

When the 30 startups who make up the current class at the 500 Startups accelerator showed off their products on Tuesday, they spoke to a crowded room of entrepreneurs, reporters,…

August 17, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT

Twitter Lands Record $800M VC Deal Yuri Milner's DST led the funding round

Twitter has just landed the largest venture capital investment in history as part of an $800 million funding deal led by Russian venture firm DST Global, the San Jose Mercury…

August 2, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

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