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InsightSquared Scores $23M to Advance Sales and Marketing Software

Here’s an update on a quintessential Boston tech startup. InsightSquared, which got started in 2011, said Wednesday it has pulled in $23 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Tola Capital, with previous investors Accomplice, DFJ, Two Sigma Ventures, and NextView Ventures also participating. The new money brings InsightSquared’s total funding to […]

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Trade War Looming, 3D Printing Startup Formlabs Ups China Investment

Formlabs sees China as one of the keys to expanding 3D printing technology’s role in manufacturing, and the Massachusetts-based startup plans to grow its business there with the help of a recent $30 million venture funding round and some new investors located in China. Xconomy reported Formlabs’ latest investment in early April after spotting a […]

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Livongo, Led By Ex-Allscripts CEO, Gets $105M for Health Tech Tools

Livongo Health, a startup that develops connected devices and software for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions, said earlier this week it had raised $105 million from investors to support further development of its technology. Livongo’s latest financing round was led by Kinnevik and General Catalyst Partners, which reportedly helped incubate the startup and […]

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Formlabs Pulls In $30M to Push Line of 3D Printers

The hype over consumer 3D printing has waned, but the case for selling the machines to businesses seems to be growing stronger—and the venture capital is pouring in. The latest to cash in is Somerville, MA-based Formlabs, which recently raised $30 million in new equity funding, according to a document filed with the SEC this […]

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How Next-Gen Chipmakers Are Raising Money, Taking On Tech Giants

The advent of big fundraising rounds for startup chip innovators—a class shunned by most venture capital firms only a few years ago—seems to mark a turnaround in recent VC attitudes about semiconductor investments. But it turns out VCs weren’t the only driving force behind the change in fundraising prospects for the young companies now inventing […]

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AI Chip Startup Mythic Reaps $40M from SoftBank, Lockheed Venture Arms

Mythic, which last year unveiled its novel computer chip designed for artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B fundraising round led by the venture capital arm of Japanese telecom and tech giant SoftBank. Mythic, based in both Redwood City, CA, and Austin, TX, is one of the upstart […]

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Atomwise Raises $45M To Grow AI-Driven Drug Discovery Business

Atomwise, a San Francisco startup that’s using artificial intelligence to hunt for compounds that could make effective new drugs, announced today that it raised a $45 million Series A round. The small company, founded in 2012, mines the accumulated data about biochemical interactions to search for molecules with the properties needed to block faulty processes […]

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Memphis Meats Cooks Up $17M Funding Round for Lab-Grown “Meat”

Memphis Meats says it has developed a way to grow animal cells into products that have the look, texture, and taste of meat from farm-grown chickens. The San Francisco Bay area startup is now working to scale up its production process, and it has raised $17 million in funding toward that goal. The Series A […]

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Pro.com Becomes a ‘Tech-Enabled General Contractor,’ Raises $10M

Finding someone to repair, remodel, or build your home—the largest asset most people will ever own—is fraught. For years, technology companies such as Angie’s List and HomeAdvisor have been trying to help, with varying degrees of success, by matching homeowners with vetted, reviewed service professionals. Seattle has seen its share of companies pursue a version […]

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Azuqua Gets $10.8M Round for Platform to Integrate Cloud Apps

It should come as no surprise that Cloud City has a proliferation of tech companies helping businesses manage the proliferation of cloud apps. One of these is Azuqua, a four-year-old Seattle startup building software that allows businesses to integrate their various cloud applications to serve specific needs. The company announced a $10.8 million Series B […]

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