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Accel leads HotelTonight’s $37M Series E

Last minute hotel booking app HotelTonight has closed a $37 million Series E round of funding -- having last raised in early 2014.

Backed with $2.8 million Anchor’s digital radio revolution gets new tools

Anchor FM, the audio social network, has just raised $2.8 million and launched some new tools as it looks to make recording and transmitting interactive audio content even easier. Accel Partners, one

Heal plans nationwide expansion for doctor house calls on demand

Already a hit in the limited California regions that it serves, doctor-on-demand startup Heal is planning to take its house call service to more cities across the country. Today, the company announc

Accel names Luciana Lixandru as its newest partner

Accel, the VC firm that has been involved in some of the biggest deals in the most recent tech boom — startups backed include Facebook, Supercell, Dropbox, Deliveroo, Slack and Atlassian, Spo

Female founders, apply now for Include Office Hours with Accel

Include Office Hours are coming to London! On Friday, December 2 from 4-6 p.m, partners from Accel will join TechCrunch to provide advice and feedback to startups. Apply now! Unlike previous sessi

Job Today bags $20M to grow its service industry hiring app in Europe and beyond

Accel-backed Job Today has pulled in a $20 million Series B round, less than a year after it raised its $10M Series A. The new round is led by Flint Capital, with participation from existing investors

Accel cofounder Jim Swartz: It hasn’t burst, but it’s a bubble all right

Earlier this week, the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, a “hub for entrepreneurship” in the center of Carnegie Mellon University’s Pittsburgh campus, was officially launched in an

The IPO window may be opening, but for investors, getting liquid is still complicated

Venture capitalists and their financial backers may be feeling a skip in their step this week, following the recently successful IPOs of several tech companies, including the cloud software compani

Gametime raises $20 million to sell last-minute, textable tickets to sporting events and concerts

Gametime has raised $20 million in venture funding for an app that allows people to find and buy tickets to a nearby concert or sporting event at the last minute, and even up to a half-hour after a ga

Zenoti raises $15 million for spa bookings

The spa industry is in need of a technology makeover and Zenoti thinks it can help. The Seattle-based startup is raising $15 million in a round led by Norwest Venture Partners to help salons run their

Stock photo and video marketplace Pond5 brings on a new CEO, ex-Web.com COO Jason Teichman

Pond5– a marketplace for stock photography, videos and other digital content– has appointed a new CEO and board director, former Web.com COO Jason Teichman, the company announced today. Po

Accel appoints ex-Facebooker Nir Blumberger as Venture Partner to focus on Israel

VC firm Accel’s London office has appointed a new Venture Partner to focus on Israel. Nir Blumberger has joined from Facebook, where he was a Corporate Development executive, and, we’re to

Talking Brazil with Accel’s Kevin Efrusy

As you might have noticed, things aren’t going so well in Brazil. Its economy shrank 5.4 percent in the first quarter, according to government figures released yesterday. Its president, Dilma R

Qualtrics makes a small acquisition — its first

Qualtrics, a Provo, Utah, company whose online survey research platforms help 8,500 enterprise customers better understand both their employees and their customers, has made its first acquisition, pi

U.S. venture capital firms just gathered up the most money they’ve raised in a decade

Many in Silicon Valley may be worrying more and more about how to transform their startup stakes into cold, hard cash. But that’s not stopping institutional investors from writing out some very

With $12.5 million in funding, including from Amazon, the slick Luma router looks like fierce competition

Finally, companies have begun to recognize a long overlooked opportunity to develop a next-generation router that looks sleek and is far more user-friendly than the networking hardware of yesteryear.

Venture firm Accel Partners just raised $2B from its investors

Accel Partners has pulled off a bit of a hat trick. In an increasingly uncertain economy, it has raised $2 billion across two new U.S. funds. The Sand Hill Road outfit has closed a $500 million U.S.

Car Buying Platform Carwow Raises £12.5M Series B Led by Accel

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.carwow.co.uk/">Carwow</a>, the U.K. site that claims to offer a better way to buy a new car, has stopped off for some further funding. The four year-old startup has

William Shu Wants You To Order From Deliveroo Twice A Day

Shortly after raising $100 million, Deliveroo co-founder and CEO William Shu and Accel Partners' Fred Destin took the stage at Disrupt London to discuss the company's ambitious plans. "We started w

Hyperlocal Logistics Startup Opinio Lands $7M Series A To Launch In New Indian Cities

Opinio is the latest hyperlocal delivery startup in India to score funding. The company announced today that it has raised a $7 million Series A from Delhivery, a logistics firm, Sands Capital, and Ac
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