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Investment advisory software developer SigFig raises $50 million

SigFig, the developer of an automated wealth management toolkit, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The company said the new money would be used to continue its research and development

Coinbase’s first investment, Compound, earns you interest on crypto

Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate. Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet or metaphorically hidden under a mattress, failing to generate interes

Basis, a year-old startup that’s building a price-stable cryptocurrency, just raised $133 million from top investors

If you own any Bitcoin, you’re probably in the habit of watching its price fluctuate wildly. What you aren’t doing is using your Bitcoin to buy things. It’s too valuable, not to ment

TapCommerce’s founders are back with Attentive, a messaging startup that’s raised $13M

Attentive is coming out of stealth today with the announcement that it’s raised $13 million in Series A funding. The company was founded by Brian Long and Andrew Jones. They previously founded T

Passport, the technology business for city transit systems, raises $43 million

Passport, company that's managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million. The

India’s Rentomojo raises $10M from Bain Capital and Lending Club founder

Indian startup Rentomojo -- which lets consumers rent appliances furniture, motorbikes and other urban living essentials -- has closed a $10 million Series B to continue its expansion. The round w

AngelList just launched full-fledged venture funds

According to AngelList, the startup funding and recruiting platform, the number of companies being minted continues to far exceed the number of funds that can support them at the Series A and even the

Signifyd raises $56 million for e-commerce fraud protection

E-commerce fraud is a growing problem, but Signifyd thinks it has a solution to save businesses money. Their company is growing fast and has closed a $56 million Series C investment led by Bain Capita

Xplenty raises another $4 million to help you integrate all your data

The internet has changed a lot over the last two decades, but many companies are still using legacy technologies to extract, transform and load their data into warehouses. One new entrant, Xplenty, is

Mobile marketing and data startup mParticle raises $17.5M

mParticle announced today that it has raised $17.5 million in Series B funding. The New York City startup helps marketers collect user data through a variety of services and then funnel that data to o

FourKites raises $13 million to track trucks on the road for customers like Staples

FourKites, a two-year-old, Chicago-based company aiming to make sense of the fragmented trucking industry for vendors trying to ship their goods, has raised $13 million in Series A funding led by

Symphony Commerce raises $11 million to help brands offer faster shipping

Symphony Commerce, a provider of cloud technology for e-commerce platforms, is raising $11 million to grow its fulfillment business. Charles River Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures

Bain Capital Ventures raises $600 million (and another big fund is born)

It’s starting to happen like clockwork. Firms are closing new funds almost exactly 24 months to the date from their last fund closing. The newest example? Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), which

Bain Capital Ventures & friends pour $11M into BevSpot to stop bars from running dry

BevSpot has found a problem worth solving: preventing your local bar from running out of your favorite tipple. Raising an $11 million Series B round from Bain Capital Ventures and other select drinkin

Checking the market’s temperature with Bain’s Ajay Agarwal

Ajay Agarwal leads the West Coast team for Bain Capital Ventures, which he joined 13 years ago. Because he he has seen some market zigs and zags, we met him for coffee this week to talk about what

Goldman Sachs leads a $30 million round for Persado’s AI-based, automated copywriting service

Sometime today you're going to read a marketing message that was probably written by Persado's software -- and if you haven't, Goldman Sachs has led a $30 million investment into the company to make s

After the Satoshi Roundtable, is there a way to bridge the bitcoin divide?

The opposing views of those advocating for preserving the current implementation of Bitcoin (Bitcoin Core), and those who believe that the block size needs to be increased immediately to overcome scal

Testing Company Optimizely Raises $58M As It Moves Into Personalization

Optimizely, the company that has become synonymous with A/B testing, has raised $58 million in Series C funding. Optimizely has now raised a total of $146 million. The new round was led by Index Ve

Iron.io Raises $8M Series A Round For Its Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Services

Iron.io today announced that it has raised a $8 million Series A round led by Baseline Ventures with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, Divergent Ventures, Ignition Partners, and Cloud Capital

Redis Labs Raises $15M Series B For Its In-Memory, NoSQL Database Service

Redis Labs, a company that offers enterprise-grade services around the open-source NoSQL Redis database and memcached object caching system, today announced that it has closed a $15 million Series B f
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