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Fiverr freelance marketplace raises $30M in Series C round

The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.

By August 11, 2014

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Pinterest lands $5B valuation with $200M in new financing

New funds come eight months after the 4-year-old social-sharing startup closed a $225 million round.

By May 15, 2014

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Smule: The hottest, weirdest startup you may not know (Q&A)

Smule raised $16 million in its latest round, even though it didn’t need to raise funding at all. Another atypical step for the atypical startup, which originated when a 40-something went back to college instead of a 20-something dropping out.

By April 10, 2014

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Pinterest worth $3.8 billion after massive funding round

The pin-board company has collected $225 million in new financing, and has grown its value by $1.3 billion in the past eight months despite having virtually no revenue.

By October 23, 2013

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Mind Pirate plays for games beyond the touch screen

Harnessing sensors, 3D tracking, wearable devices, and games with a wow factor could transform augmented reality from cool technology to the mainstream within five years.

By July 11, 2013

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Pinterest officially pins down $200M at $2.5B valuation

The scrapbooking site closes a whopper of a funding round and says it will focus on the product and make acquisitions.

By February 20, 2013

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Pinterest shooting for $2.5 billion valuation, report says

The scrapbooking site is reportedly ready to raise more money. Whether it will do so on the lofty terms it wants remains to be seen.

By February 5, 2013

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Pinterest acquires recipe sharing Punchfork

The social site makes its first purchase, choosing the food recipe bookmarking network.

By January 3, 2013

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Twilio takes on the world with its cloud-based telephony

At its annual developers conference, CEO Jeff Lawson said the company's service is now available in 40 countries on six continents, optimized by a global system of distributed data centers.

By October 17, 2012

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Is venture capital broken? Hardly

commentary The Kauffman Foundation recently issued a damning report about its experience with venture investing. The findings are wrong.

By July 30, 2012