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The service for helping people and companies manage their social media profiles gets more cash while also announcing a new acquisition.
Apple retail stores will begin offering the financing plans starting on August 20, according to employee training materials seen by 9to5 Mac.
Since last July, about 28 million consumers have opted to finance their phone rather than go the subsidized route.
New funds come eight months after the 4-year-old social-sharing startup closed a $225 million round.
Led by a list of prominent VCs, the new round of funding gives the 4-year-old company a valuation of $1.75 billion.
The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.
The company's venture round will be led by DST Global, according to Recode's Kara Swisher. Other VCs, including Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures, will also join the round.
The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."
Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.