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Algolia Grabs $18.3 Million From Accel For Its Search API On Steroids

Real-time search-as-a-service provider Algolia just raised $18.3 million with Accel Partners leading the round — Philippe Botteri will join the board. This represents some serious funding following Algolia’s… 372 more words


It wasn’t youth that doomed Clinkle

Friday night. A voicemail message…

“Dennis… I just got a call from Lucas telling me that you are about to publish a story… I had hoped that, if you were publishing something, we’d have a chance to comment on it…um…without a gun to our heads, which sort of what it feels like is happening here.” 2,223 more words


With a $150M first fund over 20 years in the making, Aspect Ventures is one of the largest female-led VC firms

About 25 years ago, Jennifer Scott Fonstad and Theresia Gouw met while working together on a case team for analyst Bain & Company. And while their careers and lives have been at times intertwined in Silicon Valley, it wasn’t until last year that they jumped into a full partnership and built their own venture capital firm. 639 more words


Accel Renews Commitment To Brazilian Startups With $10M EduK Investment

Despite an uncertain macroeconomic picture, Accel Partners, one of the most successful investment firms in the U.S., is keeping up the pace of investments in Brazil with a new commitment to the online education service… 484 more words


Investment Giant KKR Leads Rare $15M Early Stage Round For Fundraising Platform Artivest

In what may be one of its first investments in a Series A round, the investment firm KKR has pulled from its $98.6 billion in assets under management to lead a $15 million investment in fundraising platform… 758 more words


Bitcoin platform Circle gets $50M -- and global credibility -- from Goldman Sachs and China's IDG Capital

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Boston-based Bitcoin platform Circle has added $50 million in new funding — valuing the company at $200 million. 474 more words


Jeremy Allaire's Bitcoin Startup Circle Takes $50M From Goldman Sachs, IDG

Circle, the Bitcoin startup that veteran entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire started, just raised $50 million from Goldman Sachs and IDG Capital Partners.

It’s another sign that the finance industry’s most powerful players are starting to take the crypto-currency and its ecosystem seriously. 379 more words