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Charge-money millionaires: ChargePoint gets $50M funding to expand network

The company is looking to grow its reach inside the US while simultaneously reaching out to other, untapped markets.

By May 4, 2016



F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.


China's Didi Kuaidi could be on brink of uberific funding

The big ride-sharing company stocks up as it goes toe-to-toe with Uber, Bloomberg reports.

By May 6, 2016


Funding fracas rattles effort to modernize old-school flip phones

A Chinese investor is withholding money for startup Acadine Technologies, which means life could get harder for anyone unmoved by the latest smartphones.

By April 29, 2016


Ryan Reynolds kicks in $5K for Utah theater's 'Deadpool' defense fund

The actor who plays the "merc with a mouth" donates to the legal fund of a movie theater that could lose its liquor license for serving alcohol during a screening of "Deadpool."

By April 26, 2016


Tech can help the elderly...if they use it

A growing number of apps and devices are designed to help manage care of older patients, but the nagging reality is that they're going unused. At least for now.

By May 1, 2016


HTC pledges $100 million to fund VR content

The maker of the Vive virtual-reality headset launches a $100 million startup accelerator to help build out a VR ecosystem.

By April 26, 2016


Ellen Pao among female leaders joining forces to help diversify tech

The former Reddit chief is one of eight women uniting for Project Include to encourage tech companies to have more inclusive workforces.

By May 3, 2016


First-person sci-fi game 'The Tower' reaches funding target, stretch goal announced

The project backed by BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk has reached its funding target after just a week.

By April 13, 2016


Rock Band 4 PC funding campaign comes up well short

Crowdfunding effort for a PC version of the music game fails big time, bringing in only 52 percent of its target.

By April 6, 2016


Self-proclaimed Tesla competitor receives big funding push

George Hotz, who proclaimed he could beat Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot system, receives $3.1 million in funding to further flesh out his company, Comma.ai.

By April 4, 2016