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Omni looks to take on Looker with its cloud-powered BI platform

There’s been an explosion of business intelligence (BI) tools in recent years, or tools that analyze and convert raw data into info for use in decision making. Investments in them are on the ris

Prepared wants to drag the US 911 system into the modern era

Prepared, a startup building technology to better connect citizens to the U.S. emergency calling system, announced today that it has raised a $9.8 million round, led by First Round. Other investors in

Subscript wants to rid the world of subscription revenue metric spreadsheets

Subscript develops APIs that grab data from various areas and organizes it so the data is not only easy to find, but provides up-to-date subscription revenue metrics.

With $20M A round, Promise brings financial flexibility to outdated government and utility payment systems

The last year has been one of financial hardship for billions, and among the specific hardships is the elementary one of paying for utilities, taxes and other government fees — the systems for which

Insight Partners, Precursor Ventures join Hustle Fund in raising new fund money

Even as the country is in the final days of a polarizing election, the cogs of VC never stop turning. On this ever-so-quiet, non-election-news Tuesday, venture firms still managed to file paperwork wi

Sora raises $5.3M to power its HR automation service

Think back to the last time you onboarded at a new job. Was it a mishmash of documents and calendar invites and calls and, generally speaking, a mess? Probably. That’s likely because onboarding

Indoor farming startup Bowery raises $7.5 million from investors including ‘Top Chef’ Tom Colicchio

As pollution, extreme weather, and over-population threaten the viability of large, outdoor farms, a startup called Bowery Farming Inc. has raised $7.5 million in total venture funding to grow food in

Troops, a Slackbot for sales, raises $7 million

It’s a sales world these days. CRM rules everything around me (and my colleagues) seemingly every day; with a new financing, launch, or app that’s designed to make the life of the busy sa

Employees Deplane From Flightcar As It Undergoes Major “Restructuring”

Imagine a young startup where two of three founders are pushed out the door. Imagine that this same startup parts ways with its COO, its SVP of Finance, its VP of Guest Experience, its VP of Engineeri

The Black Tux Grabs $25M To Dress Men To The Nines

The Black Tux, a suit and tuxedo rental startup based in Santa Monica, has scooped up another $25 million in funding to make sure groomsmen no longer look like they’re wearing their dads’

First Round Capital Rounds Up E-Commerce Deals From Its Portfolio Companies On New Website

First Round Capital, a VC firm which has numerous investments in the e-commerce space, is today supporting its portfolio companies with the launch of a collective site where visitors can browse its st

Makeup Discovery Service BirchBox Raises $1.4 Million Seed Round

<img src="" /> Have you ever walked into your neighborhood Sephora only to feel utterly inundated by a sea of colorful beauty products? Ther

Unvarnished Becomes, Raises $1.2 Million And Opens The Floodgates

<img src="" alt="" /><a href="">Unvarnished</a> is all grown up. The self-described reputation

AppNexus Raises A Meaty $50 Million Series C For Realtime Ad Bidding Platform

<img src=""> Realtime ad bidding network <a href="">AppNexus</a> today announced that it raised $50 million in

Behavioral Data Bank Demdex Raises $6 Million Series A

<img src=""> Data is the lifeblood of the Web, but when it comes to advertising some of the most valuable data ends up all over the pl Scores Seed Funding For Last-Minute Vacation Rental Service

<img src="" class="shot2" /><a href=""></a>, a new startup that aims to make it easier for people to book