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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

Simbi raises $1.2 million to make bartering services easy online

A startup called Simbi has raised $1.2 million in seed funding to popularize its marketplace where people can barter skills and services online. Greylock Discovery fund, Crunchfund and Ranch Ventures

Apply now for Include Office Hours with General Catalyst and CrunchFund!

TechCrunch Include Office Hours are happening on August 31st! Adam Valkin, Spencer Lazar and Peter Boyce from General Catalyst in NYC, along with Pat Gallagher and Susan Hobbs from CrunchFund in SF

CrunchFund has a new partner: Susan Hobbs

CrunchFund has a new partner, and it didn’t need to look far for her, either. Last week, Susan Hobbs joined the five-year-old, seed-stage outfit from Y Combinator, where she spent the last 15 m

Mike Arrington takes on reduced role at CrunchFund

Michael Arrington — who famously co-founded TechCrunch in 2005 and just as famously parted ways with the outlet in 2011, one year after selling it to AOL — is now taking on a reduced role

Pingpad Launches Mobile-Centric Tools For Group Collaboration

Ross Mayfield said that at his new startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.pingpad.net">Pingpad</a>, "We're trying to build the next great productivity app." <a target="_blank" href="https://w

Datos IO Raises $12.5M Series A Round For Its Big Data Recovery Platform

When you have a lot of data in your data warehouse, NoSQL database or cloud-native data store, recovering all of that data after it has become corrupted or inaccurate is difficult. Datos IO, which wa

Mobile Action Raises $2 Million To Help App Makers Attract More Users

Getting apps discovered in an increasingly packed app store is a challenge. This is why a number of firms have launched services to help app publishers figure out how to better optimize their app's se

Iotera Raises $1 Million For Its Super Simple GPS Tracking Device

Iotera, a U.S.-company that produces GPS devices with months of battery life, has closed a $1 million seed funding round led by ZenShin Capital Partners.

CrunchFund Is Raising $40M For Its Second Fund, According To Filing

CrunchFund, the early-stage investment firm that's basically one giant conflict-of-interest statement for TechCrunch, is raising $40 million for a second fund, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sec.

Google Ventures Announces Its Newest General Partner, MG Siegler

After 19 months of working with our founder, Michael Arrington, on setting up CrunchFund, MG Siegler has moved on to a similar role at a firm that continues to make waves in the venture world, Google

Rally Software Buys Flowdock, A Real-Time Social Collaboration Hub For Developers

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rallydev.com/">Rally Software</a> has acquired Flowdock, a real-time collaboration service designed for developers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Flowdock r

Disrupt Battlefield Finalist Zumper Reveals It Raised $1M Seed Round From Greylock, Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz, Others

Zumper, the San Francisco-based startup that's assisting apartment hunters find the most ideal abode, announced today that it closed a $1 million seed round. The announcement comes two weeks after <a

VC Transparency Is The New Black

When Instagram was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/22/andreessen-horowitz-made-78m-off-250000-investment-in-instagram/">bought</a> by Facebook earlier this spring for $1 billion, one ques