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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

SmashFly, A Service That Looks To Snag New Hires More Effectively, Raises $22M

Mike Hennessy thinks finding potential recruits is just like marketing — you have to keep them interested and snatch them at the right time. [related_articles]That's why he started SmashFly, a st

Investors Feed Datadog A Hefty $94.5 Million Round

Every startup needs a steady diet of funding to keep it strong and growing. Datadog, a monitoring service that helps customers bring together data from across a variety of infrastructure and softwa

Life Sciences Marketplace Quartzy Raises $17 Million To Build Up The Supply Side

Quartzy, a lab supplies marketplace, announced it has closed a $17 million round in Series B financing to help the startup build up the supply of lab equipment offered to customers. The startup launch

Layoffs Hit Dinner Lab As Company Shifts To Contract Model For Event Staffers

Dinner Lab is laying off around 30 employees from their full-time positions as it shifts to a contract-based model for its events staff, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. Most of those layoffs cons

Audio-Beacon Startup LISNR Raises $10 Million Series B Round Led By Intel Capital

Smart tone startup LISNR just raised a $10 million series B round led by Intel Capital to further advance the product as “a true protocol to connect devices across a number of different vertical

New SEC Ruling Brings Equity Crowdfunding Even Closer

The idea that the average consumer i.e. a non “high net-worth individual” could invest in a small equity round has been in the works since June but a new rule released last week now brings

Alteryx Scores $85 Million As Growth Spurt Continues

Alteryx, which offers an analytics tool aimed at business users, announced an $85 million round today. Today’s deal comes on top of the $60 million deal last October and brings the total raised
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