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A troubled geothermal plant finds a savior in a startup and Vinod Khosla

Less than a hundred miles east of Black Rock Desert, where hippies and techies frolic every year at the Burning Man festival, sits a remote, struggling geothermal power plant that taps into the hot rocks and water far beneath the surface of the Nevada desert to produce energy. 1,405 more words

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Max Levchin's Lending Startup Affirm Raises $275M In Equity And Debt

Affirm is looking to expand its lending business for online shoppers. The new lending startup from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is today announcing it raised $275 million in debt and equity to do just that. 591 more words

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Zenefits Just Raised $500 Million At A $4.5 Billion Valuation

Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation.

The company, which allows small- and medium-sized businesses to manage human resources services in a much simpler fashion, … 727 more words

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CrossChx Raises $15M To Identify Medical Patients And Fix Mistakes In Their Records

Healthcare startup CrossChx is announcing that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding.

The company focuses on what it calls “global patient identification.” That might sound a little arcane, but CrossChx says its technology can improve patient care and prevent identity theft. 160 more words

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Fundbox Raises $40 Million To Pay Invoices On Demand

Fundbox, a company that loans businesses money for outstanding invoice payments, has raised $40 million to grow its own business in the trillion-dollar alternative lending market… 391 more words

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Enterprise incubator Alchemist lands $2.1M from impressive backers

Two years ago, the Alchemist Accelerator started with the goal of creating a platform to help promising enterprise seed-stage startups. The accelerator has announced $2.1M in funding that should give enough capital to keep the company afloat through the first quarter of 2018. 270 more words

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Smart window startup View is raising another $75M

A year after raising a $100 million financing round, smart window startup View (formerly called Soladigm) is raising another $75 million round, and has closed on about $29 million of the round, … 344 more words