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Friday, August 01, 2014

  •  Kixer Lands $1 Million Seed Venture Capital

    Friday, August 01, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Toluca Lake, California  --  Digital media company Kixer has received $1 million in venture capital funding.

    Kixer is developing a native mobile advertising exchange.

    Lowercase Capital and TenOneTen Ventures led the round.

    Proceeds purposes were not disclosed by the company.
  •  Canara Collects Venture Capital Investment

    Friday, August 01, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Rafael, California  --  Electronics technology company Canara has secured $4.25 million in new venture capital funding.

    Canara provides UPS and Battery Monitoring Systems for data centers and commercial operations.

    Columbia Capital made the investment.

    Canara will use the funding for its product development and sales initiatives.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

  •  Jintronix Banks Venture Capital Debt

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Seattle, Washington  --  Software developer Jintronix has secured $772,000 in venture capital debt financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Jintronix develops software for physical and cognitive rehabilitation.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    Jintronix is still seeking $428,000 in additional financing, according the filing.
  •  Abodo Clears Series A Venture Capital

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Madison, Wisconsi  --  Internet technology company Abodo has raised $1.25 million in its first round of venture capital funding.

    Abodo has developed an online service that aims to improve the process of finding an apartment.

    American Family Ventures led the round which also included Lakewest Venture Partners and 4490 Ventures.

    The company will use the proceeds to expand into 25 additional U.S. markets.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  •  EyeNetra Nets $4 Million Venture Capital Equity

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Somerville, Massachussetts  --  Medical testing company EyeNetra has secured $4 million in additional venture capital funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    EyeNetra has developed eye testing technology that promises to enable quality eye tests anywhere.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    EyeNetra has raised at least $7 million in financing since 2012.
  •  Censis Banks Venture Capital Investment

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Franklin, Tennessee  --  Software developer Censis Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount of institutional venture capital.

    Censis has developed software applications to track and control instruments and equipment.

    The Riverside Company made the investment.

    Censis did not say how it would use the new funding.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  •  LiquidM Lands Venture Capital Equity

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  Digital media company LiquidM has secured $3.7 million in venture capital equity financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    LiquidM has created a modular offering that enables agencies and trading desks to run their own advertising technology infrastructure on its platform.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    LiquidM is still seeking $128,000 in additional financing, according to the filing.
  •  ChoiceStream Gathers Series B Venture Capital

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Boston, Massachusetts  --  Internet technology company ChoiceStream has secured $7.5 million in its second round of venture capital funding.

    ChoiceStream provides personalization solutions for online services for consumers, e-retailers and Internet television providers.

    Fred Alger Management led the round which included other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to expand its platform.

Monday, July 28, 2014

  •  FameBit Bags More Seed Venture Capital Funding

    Monday, July 28, 2014 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Toronto, Canada  --  Internet technology company FameBit has received $1.4 million in new seed stage venture capital financing.

    FameBit has developed a suite of technologies for video advertising campaign creation.

    Science led the round, was also included 500 Startups, DeNA and individual investor Allen DeBevoise.

    The company will use the funding to scale its operations.
  •  iTOK Collects $18 Million Venture Capital

    Monday, July 28, 2014 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Lehi, Utah  --  IT company iTOK has secured $18 million in its second round of venture capital investment.

    iTOK provides technology support and service for consumers and small businesses globally.

    ABS Capital Partners led the round, which also included Signal Peak Ventures.

    The company said it would use the funds to expand its marketing efforts, research new products and further develop its existing products.

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Technology News

Friday, August 01, 2014

  •  Indiegogo Launches iPhone and iPod Apps

    Friday, August 01, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Francisco, California  --  Product crowdfunding company Indiegogo has announced the global launch of its apps for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.

    The apps enable users to either invest in campaigns or manage a number of aspects of their own crowdfunding campaign.

    The company launched the apps after unveiling a new brand identity and website.

    Indiegogo raised $40 million in second round venture capital investment in January, 2014.
  •  DigitalGlobe To Launch Satellite In 2016

    Friday, August 01, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Longmont, Colorado  --  Geospatial technology company DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced that it will launch a second satellite, in 2016.

    Called WorldView-4, the satellite is designed to provide imagery with resolution of up to 30 centimeters.

    DGI said that it is scheduling the launch in order to satisfy customer demand.

    The company recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce to sell imagery of up to 25 centimeters.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

  •  Freescale Semi Launches Industrial Accelerometer

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Austin, Texas  --  Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) has announced the launch of a new analog accelerometer.

    Called the FXLN83xxQ, the product is a high-bandwidth three access accelerometer designed specifically to detect ultra-high-frequency motion and vibration in industrial motors and equipment.

    The device is housed in a 3 x 3 mm package and features the highest bandwidth in its class at 2.7 kHz.

    The company also cited an IHS report stating that semiconductor revenue is forecast to grow 9% in 2014, to $35.4 billion.

    The accelerometer is available now for a suggested resale price of $1.20 to $1.70 in 1kU quantities.
  •  Logic PD Launches Wearable Device Blueprint

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Minneapolis, Minnesota  --  Connected device technology company Logic PD has announced a new application guide for wearable device development.

    Called the Wearable Device Blueprint, the framework provides companies with a development readiness guide to more speedily bring wearable products to market.

    The guide examines pre-identified considerations and requirements that pertain to the unique nature of user-technology interactions with a wearable device.

    Logic PD Says they are able to bring concept products to life more quickly so that companies can test and modify devices cost-effectively.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  •  SmartStory And Stayhealthy Team on Health Videos

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       San Mateo, California  --  SmartStory Technologies and Stayhealthy have partnered to provide health oriented videos.

    Utilizing SmartStory's platform, health videos can delivered automatically to retail pharmacies at the point and time of need by end-users.

    Stayhealthy operates thousands of kiosks in pharmacies which will feature the videos as well as provide data about consumer usage.

    Videos are more likely to be viewed when compared to reading print, according statistics cited by the companies.
  •  Sharp Electronics Launches Smart Energy Storage

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Camas, Washington  --  Sharp Electronics announced the launch of a new energy storage solution.

    Called SmartStorage, the system keeps electric energy used by commercial and industrial buildings stored in reserve to be used during high demand periods.

    In addition to hardware, the system employs demand prediction capabilities in order to limit a facility's demand during peak periods based on the occupant's requirements.

    SmartStorage can be used as a stand-alone solution or deployed with a solar-electric installation.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

  •  Dun and Bradstreet Launches New Supplier Risk Manager

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:14:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Short Hills, New Jersey  --  Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) has announced the launch of the latest version of its supply chain risk management software.

    Called D&B Supplier Risk Manager 2.0, the software "helps businesses mitigate financial and operational instability, analyze risk and monitor distribution resources."

    Important enhancements include interface improvements and increased visibility into supply chains.

    The software also provides early warning capabilities to help red flag alerts to events that signify critical enterprise risk.
  •  Scottrade Supports Scivantage FinTech Incubator

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Jersey City, New Jersey  --  Investment services company Scottrade has signed on as a supporter of the Scivantage FinTech Incubator Program.

    The sponsorship promises to help the program by providing financial backing, guidance and insight to financial services industry entrepreneurs.

    Scivantage operates a 12 week incubator program focused on financial technologies and also provides a concluding Demo Day where participating startups may present to leading financial executives and investors.

    Startups also receive $25,000 in seed capital and a variety of in-kind services.

Monday, July 28, 2014

  •  Anthem Launches Live Video Doctor Visits

    Monday, July 28, 2014 5:15:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Richmond, Virginia  --  Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has announced the launch of a new way to see a doctor for non-emergency needs.

    Called LiveHealth Online, the service is available for members when their own doctor is not readily available.  Members can now use their smart phone, tablet or computer to have a live video visit.

    Non-members can also utilize the system, by registering and paying a typical per visit charge of $49.

    Anthem says telehealth is now a widely accepted mode of health communications, especially for rural areas with access challenges.
  •  WeatherBug Launches Amazon Fire Phone App

    Monday, July 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

       Germantown, Maryland  --  WeatherBug has announced the launch of its flagship application on Amazon's Fire phone platform.

    The application provides weather information, alerting tools and special features to users who want to know about weather during and in advance of weather events.

    The application also takes advantage of the Fire phone's 3D special effects.

    WeatherBug is available on the Fire free of charge via the Amazon Appstore.

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