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SelfScore raises $7.1 million to help international students get credit in the U.S.

A startup called SelfScore has raised $7.1 million in new venture funding to help bring much-needed financial services to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. SelfScore co-founder

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work

A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management platform. The drone tech startup closed its Series B deal just before th

Apptimize pulls in $12.4 million to help companies deploy apps faster

Apptimize, a company that helps businesses optimize, test and rapidly iterate their mobile apps, has just raised $12.4 million in a new round of Series B funding. Investor interest was strong due to t

Thrive Market raises $111 million for its online organic grocery store

Buy organic groceries online, at an affordable price. That’s the mantra of Los Angeles-based Thrive Market, which has raised a significant $111 million Series B funding round, led by Invus. Thrive,

Midokura raises $20M Series B round for its network virtualization platform

Network virtualization specialist Midokura today announced it has raised a $20 million Series B round with participation from Japanese fintech company Simplex and existing investors like Allen Miner

Microsoft confirms Microsoft Ventures VC arm, renames old one ‘Microsoft Accelerator’

As Google moves ahead to develop its Area 120 in-house incubator program, Microsoft is also looking to get more of its startup ducks in a row. On Monday, the company quietly, officially unveiled Mic

Report: Southeast Asia’s internet economy to grow to $200B by 2025

There isn't a lot of data on the potential of technology in Southeast Asia, which is why many in the industry have been excitedly flipping through a new report released today by Singaporean sovereign

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s new fund closes initial $140M for deals in Asia

Eduardo Saverin -- yes, that Eduardo Saverin of Facebook fame -- is already a prominent investor in Asia's tech scene, but his profile and spending is about to increase significantly after a new fund

Rancher Labs raises $20M Series B round for its container management platform

Rancher Labs, a container management platform that supports both Kubernetes and Docker Swarm, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B round. This new funding round was led by new inv

Lenovo is launching a new $500 million startup fund

Chinese tech giant Lenovo is investing $500 million in startups after it announced a new fund. Unlike other corporates, Lenovo has a history of making deft investments. Its first fund, created in 2010

VTS raises $55M for its commercial real estate management platform

VTS, a commercial leasing and asset management platform for landlords and brokerages, today announced that it has raised a $55 million Series C funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. Previous

MemSQL raises $36M Series C round for its in-memory database platform

In-memory database platform MemSQL today announced that it has raised a $36 million Series C funding round. The round was led by new investors REV and Caffeinated Capital and existing investors Acce

Diamanti emerges from stealth with appliance to modernize operations in containerized world

Diamanti, a startup aimed at solving the problems around balancing networking and storage requirements in the age of containers, emerged from stealth today with a new appliance and $12.5 million in Se

ContainerShip raises $2.41M seed round for its cloud automation platform

ContainerShip, a service that aims to make it easier for developers to use Docker containers to develop and deploy their applications, today announced that it has raised a $2.41 million seed round l

AirMap raises $15M Series A round to develop its airspace management system for drones

AirMap, a startup that provides drone operators with airspace information to let them know when and where they can fly, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round. The rou

Crate raises $4M seed round for its next-gen SQL database

Crate, the winner of our TechCrunch Disrupt Europe startup Battlefield in 2014, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round for its open-source SQL database technology. The round was l

Team8 Cyber Security Group Grabs $23 Million Series B

Team8, the unique Israeli cyber security company that is part venture capitalist, part think tank and part startup incubator announced a $23 Million Series B round today from a variety of investors. L

Vera Lands $17 Million Series B Led By Sutter Hill Ventures

Vera, the cloud service that wants to protect data regardless of where it’s stored or used, announced a $17 million Series B today led by Sutter Hill Ventures. That may not seem unusual, but co

Zoomdata Snares $25 Million Series C Led By Goldman Sachs

Zoomdata, a company that’s trying to transform business intelligence by connecting to both modern and traditional data sources at scale, announced a $25 million Series C round today. The investm

Fraud Prevention Service Pindrop Raises $75M Series C Round Led By Google Capital

Pindrop helps businesses avoid getting scammed on the phone by analyzing both the audio of a call and the metadata it has about a caller. After raising a total of $47 million since its launch in 201
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