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India’s Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more emerging markets

India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round that will fuel expansion into more emerging markets worldw

Airbnb files $555M round with the SEC led by Google Capital and TCV

Airbnb formally filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission this afternoon announcing that it had raised $555,462,180 in an equity deal. Last month, TechCrunch independently verified

Why Google Capital deal could augur the reemergence of so-called PIPEs

Last Wednesday, Google Capital ventured into the world of investing in publicly traded companies, announcing it has backed Care.com, a platform that connects people with caregivers which went public

Google Capital invests in Girnar Software, owner of Indian auto portal CarDekho.com

Girnar Software, which runs several auto portals in India including CarDekho.com, has raised an undisclosed amount of new funding from Google Capital, with participation from returning investor Hillho

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

CloudFlare Locks Down $110M From Fidelity, Microsoft, Google, Baidu And Qualcomm

CloudFlare has secured a $110 million round of private financing, led by Fidelity, and participated in by a cadre of technology giants, including Baidu, Google, Microsoft and Qualcomm. The company has

Indian Health Search Portal Practo Lands $90M Led By Tencent For Global Expansion

Chinese internet giant Tencent is getting its tentacles into India's healthcare space after it lead a $90 million Series C round for medical search startup Practo. The startup raised $60 million as re

Duolingo Raises $45 Million Series D Round Led By Google Capital, Now Valued At $470M

Duolingo, the free language learning service co-founded by reCAPTCHA inventor Luis von Ahn, today announced that it has raised a $45 million investment round led by Google Capital. The company's previ

Google Capital Leads A $60 Million Series B Round To Help ZenPayroll Serve Larger Businesses

Cloud-based payroll processing startup ZenPayroll has closed on a $60 million Series B round, led by Google Capital. Emergence Capital Partners and Ribbit Capital also participated, along with existin

Google Capital Is Opening An Office In India, Its First Outside Of The U.S.

Google is joining SoftBank, Tiger Global and other investors in India, after the company revealed that it is in the process of setting up an office for its Google Capital fund in the Asian country. Th

Google Capital Invests In Indian Real-Estate Platform CommonFloor

CommonFloor, which claims to be India’s largest online real estate platform, has raised an undisclosed amount of new funding from Google Capital. What's notable about the funding is that it marks Go

12 Questions With The CEO Of Thumbtack, Google Capital’s New $100 Million Bet

In terms of Silicon Valley hype, Thumbtack has flown a bit under the radar since it was founded five years ago in 2009. But with the announcement today that it’s landed a whopping $100 million i

Google Publicly Debuts Its Late-Stage Growth Fund, Google Capital

Google is amping up its investing efforts, <a target="_blank" href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2014/02/google-capital-investing-in-growth.html">today announcing</a> <a target="_blank" href="http:/

Google Capital Invests $40M In Learning Analytics Firm Renaissance Learning At $1B Valuation

Renaissance Learning, one of the leading cloud-based K-12 assessment and learning analytics companies, today announced that it has raised a $40 million investment from Google Capital. This marks the f