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Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

Online education giant Coursera has raised $103 million in a series E round of fudning led by Seek Group, with participation from Future Fund and NEA. Founded in 2012, Coursera is one of a number of well-funded MOOCs — massive open online course — to emerge. Coursera partners with universities and other educational institutions to […]

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Hover raises $25 million to turn pictures of homes into 3D models

Hover, a startup developing AI-imbued apps that create customizable 3D models of homes from smartphone photos, today announced that it’s raised $25 million in series C funding from Menlo Ventures, with participation from previous investors including GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Standard Industries. It brings the company’s total venture capital raised to $87 million and […]

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FullStory raises $32 million to track and analyze digital customer experiences

FullStory, an Atlanta, Georgia-based software company developing a code analytics suite for digital customer experiences, today announced that it’s raised $32 million in series C funding led by growth equity firm Stripes, with participation from Dell Technologies Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Kleiner Perkins, and Salesforce Ventures. It brings FullStory’s total venture capital raised to […]

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Credly raises $11.1 million to issue and manage digital badges

New York-based digital credentialing company Credly today announced that it has raised $11.1 million in a series A funding round led by Zoma Capital and the nonprofit Strada Education Network, with contributions from existing investors New Markets Venture Partners, University Ventures, Pearson, Lumina Foundation, Pearson, and Lion Brothers Company. This brings Credly’s total venture capital […]

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Vdoo raises $32 million to secure IoT devices

By 2020, Gartner predicts that there will be more than 20 billion connected devices globally — a number that has some executives worried. In a recent survey conducted by Spiceworks, 90% of IT professionals expressed concern that the influx would create security and privacy issues in the workplace. And in a separate study commissioned by […]

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Eightfold raises $28 million for AI that matches job candidates with employers

It’s tough finding qualified candidates. In the U.S., it takes about 43 days from the time a listing is published to the day a would-be employee accepts an offer, and bringing on a single job seeker can cost upwards of $4,129. Unsurprisingly, 63% of executives in a Gartner survey named talent shortage as the top […]

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India’s Mfine raises $17.2 million to expand telemedical doctor network

Mfine, an AI health care startup headquartered in Bangalore, today announced that it has raised $17.2 million in a series B funding round led by Japan-based venture group SBI Investment, with participation from SBI Ven Capital, Beenext, Stellaris Venture Partners, and Prime Venture Partners. This comes after a $4.2 million series A round in May […]

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Blueshift raises $15 million from Softbank for its AI customer engagement tools

Four-year-old Blueshift, which describes itself as an AI-driven “customer data activation” company, has attracted backing from Japanese conglomerate Softbank. It today announced that it’s raised $15 million in series B funding led by Softbank Ventures Asia, Softbank’s AI-focused early stage fund, with participation from Storm Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners, bringing Blueshift‘s total raised to […]

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Intellimize raises $8 million to optimize websites with AI

What if ecommerce and retail websites could be dynamically, autonomously personalized for every visitor? That’s the idea behind Intellimize, a San Mateo, California-based startup that today announced it’s raised $8 million in series A funding led by Amplify Partners, with Homebrew, Precursor Ventures, and several angel investors participating. Together with a previously unannounced $2 million […]

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Perspectium raises $8 million for cloud data migration services

Perspectium, a San Diego, California-based startup founded six years ago with the goal of simplifying enterprise data and process integration, today announced that it’s secured $8 million in series B funding led by TVC Capital, which brings its total raised to $16 million following an $8 million series A round in May 2017. Founding ServiceNow […]

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Brightback raises $11 million for automated subscription retention service

Subscription retention and churn management software company Brightback today announced the close of an $11 million funding round. The startup will use this money to hire engineers and marketing and sales employees and to further develop its data and integrations platform, which is built to classify and segment high-volume customer bases. “A lot of these […]

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Harness raises $60 million to automate continuous app delivery with machine learning

Harness, a San Francisco startup developing a continuous app delivery and release platform for engineering and DevOps teams, today announced that it’s raised $60 million in an oversubscribed series B round co-led by Institutional Venture Partners and GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from incubator Big Labs, Menlo Ventures, and Unusual Ventures. It previously raised […]

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KeepTruckin raises $149 million for its fleet management and automation platform

Managing trucking fleets isn’t a walk in the park. According to a recent survey conducted by Littler Mendelson, 75% of employers say that their companies find it difficult to comply with the patchwork of state and local requirements. And while freight demand is stronger than ever — the American Trucking Association forecasted last year a […]

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Censinet raises $7.8 million for health care vendor risk assessment

Censinet, a Boston, Massachusetts-based startup developing a vendor risk management platform for health care providers, today announced that it has raised $7.8 million in a series A round co-led by HML Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai, with participation from Schooner Capital, LRVHealth, and Excelerate Health Ventures. This follows a $2 million seed round in September 2017 […]

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Audioburst raises $10 million to parse podcasts and audio content with AI

Audioburst, a four-year-old startup developing AI that parses, labels, and segments live and recorded audio clips, today announced two new strategic and investment partnerships totaling over $10 million (an even $5 million split) from Japanese advertising firm Dentsu and car maker Hyundai, with participation from existing investors Samsung Ventures, Nippon, and Advanced Media. They come […]

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Toyota, Denso, and Softbank invest $1 billion in Uber’s self-driving division

(Reuters) — Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. Uber said on Thursday that the investment valued its Advanced Technologies Group, which works to develop autonomous driving […]

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CloudBees acquires software automation startup Electric Cloud

CloudBees, a San Jose, California-based software provider making DevOps solutions for enterprises, has nabbed a well-funded startup in the continuous app delivery, release, automation, and deployment space. At its CloudBees Days conference in San Francisco, the company today announced that it has acquired Electric Cloud to support its “wider strategy” in the software delivery management […]

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Salesforce acquires MapAnything for its location-based intelligence products

Salesforce today revealed that it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire MapAnything, a Charlotte, North Carolina location-based intelligence software and services provider, for an undisclosed amount. The announcement comes months after MapAnything’s latest funding round, which brought its total raised to nearly $84 million. As TechCrunch notes, the buyout doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. […]

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PathAI raises $60 million for AI pathology and diagnostic tools

PathAI, a startup that employs machine learning techniques to improve diagnostic accuracy, today announced that it’s raised $60 million in series B funding led by growth equity firm General Atlantic, with General Catalyst participating. It brings its total venture capital raised to about $75 million, following an $11 million in a series A funding, and […]

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Proof of Capital launches $50 million blockchain venture fund

Blockchain venture funds are multiplying. Today, Proof of Capital announced a $50 million VC fund to invest in blockchain technologies using the decentralized, transparent, and secure technology behind cryptocurrencies and other innovations. The fund’s mission is to build an internet ecosystem that belongs to everyone and ushers in worldwide adoption of blockchain technology. Proof of […]

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