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Mapbox, Bill.com, Standard Cognition, Empowered by New Cash

—Mapbox announced Tuesday it had raised a hefty $164 million in a Series C financing round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund, which was joined by Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL, and Thrive. The new capital will speed up Mapbox’s progress in vehicle navigation and autonomous driving, enlarge its virtual reality and augmented reality gaming capabilities, and fund its […]

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Townsquared Garners $11,500,000 Series B Funding

Feed Type Link http://www.venturedeal.com/Search/SearchResultTransactionDetail.aspx?TransactionId=8890f428-bdf0-4a6e-afa6-ab8d1f3e9510 Date 8/3/2016 Company Name Townsquared Mailing Address 3180 17th St. San Francisco, CA 94110 USA Company Description It is the only online community where only verified small business owners and staff share advice and resources with their business neighbors. Townsquared’s online communities are small and private, comprised exclusively of businesses that […]

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Boston Tech Watch: Accelerators, Acquisitions, Hiring & Firing, More

This week in Boston tech, we’re tracking the latest news about local accelerators, company acquisitions, office expansions, and more. Read on for details. Accelerators rise and fall —A new accelerator program serving digital health startups and run by MassChallenge will soon open in the Hatch Fenway startup co-working space in Boston, located in the Landmark […]

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BetterLesson Grabs $6M to Make Teacher Development More Personal

When former teachers Alex Grodd and Erin Osborn started BetterLesson in 2008, their startup was part of a surge of companies creating online repositories of lesson plans and helping educators collaborate with peers near and far. Now, the Cambridge, MA-based company has its sights set on another growing trend in education technology: personalized professional development […]

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Fintech and Lessons in Investing Come to the New York Tech Meetup

The flurry of fintech startups hell-bent on modernizing the financial world may need a reminder that not everyone is savvy about the ins and outs of stock investing. This month’s New York Tech Meetup brought to the stage a startup trying to address this issue. GoldBean CEO Jane Barratt and chief technology officer Husani Oakley presented their […]

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Medfusion Lands $3M for Patient-Focused Software Push

There’s a lot of talk in the health IT space about getting patients actively engaged in health care, and a lot of companies are trying to do it through mobile apps. Medfusion, a health software company that already has a nationwide customer base of physicians, now wants to reach out to patients directly and the […]

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Technology Upgrades: Welcome to My Nightmare (Yours Too?)

I was having coffee with a friend recently and the subject of word processing software came up. My friend related how he was happily using WordStar. WordStar? I hadn’t thought about it in years, but it was the first computer program I ever used, way back in 1984. I was surprised to find that not […]

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Kiwi Startup Xero Pries Accountants Away from Intuit’s QuickBooks

[Updated 6/30/14, see below] If you run a small- or medium-sized business and it’s big enough to have bookkeeper, chances are he or she is using QuickBooks, the desktop accounting program sold by Intuit since the mid-1990s. QuickBooks has a market share of around 90 percent in North America, making it one of the most […]

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Detroit’s Locqus Gives Simple Mobile Tools to Contractors, Plumbers

There’s hardly a plumber, electrician, or contractor these days who doesn’t have a smartphone with them on service calls. But much of the software available for managing jobs and customers in the field is overly complicated and hopelessly outdated. That’s what gave serial entrepreneur Sandy Kronenberg the idea for his latest venture, Detroit-based Locqus, back […]

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The Xconomy SF Six: Beats, Fyusion, and Funding Deals

Here are the top six things we’re paying attention to in the San Francisco tech scene this week. —San Francisco-based Fyusion, a startup that develops 3D image-processing technologies, announced a $3.35 million funding round led by New Enterprise Associates and UTEC. The company recently released a mobile app called Fyuse that allows users to create […]

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