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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

Mobile App Accelerator Neumob Raises $8.5M Series A Led By Accel Partners

Neumob, a service that helps mobile app developers get their in-app content to users faster, today announced that it has raised an $8.5 million Series A round led by Accel Partners. Additional investo

Blue Jeans Network Raises $76.5M To Bring Video Conferencing Beyond The Office

Blue Jeans Network, a company that provides cloud-based video conferencing services, has raised $76.5 million in its fifth round of financing. NEA led the Series E round, joined by Accel Partners, Bat

Startup Battlefield Applications Extended for Disrupt London!

Startups, it’s time to get your act together and apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London on December 7-8th. We’re looking for the most promising companies from London to Budape

HelloTech Raises $12.5M Series A To Expand Its In-Home Tech Support

HelloTech has confirmed that the company just closed a $12.5M Series A led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Upfront Ventures, CrossCut Ventures, and Accel Partners. This round brings

Accel Partners Looks To Map The Marketing Technology Ecosystem

Accel Partners wants to solve the question for startups, “Who does this marketing thing I need?” It’s doing that with an online tool called Growthverse, an interactive visualization

With $23M From Accel And Salesforce, CartoDB Will Bring Mapping To The Masses

So maybe you’ve heard that deforestation is destroying 200 kilometers of the world's forests each day. Obviously, that doesn’t sound good. But visualize this data on a map of the world, and it’s

Security Financings Continue Their Heat Wave With A New $75M Round For Netskope

Netskope, which sells a technology service protecting businesses' cloud-based software, has joined the ranks of the massively funded (and potentially overfunded?) security technology companies with a
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