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Oculus Rift gets major boost with $75M in funding

The company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality gaming goggles plans use the cash to bulk up staff and get a commercial version of the goggles out to customers.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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Quora collects $80 million in funding

The Web and mobile information hub is padding its bank account with new millions from Tiger Global in the hopes that it can remain an independent company.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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NoFlo's crowd-funding effort helps coders go with the flow

A Kickstarter project raises $100,000 for a project to build a user interface for the flowchart-like NoFlo programming tool, designed for more intuitive software development.

By Sep. 10, 2013

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Peter Thiel leads $6M funding round for TransferWise

The peer-to-peer online currency exchange, which seeks to use the Internet to make it easier to transfer funds among currencies, has transferred more than $195 million since its founding in 2011.

By May. 13, 2013

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LivingSocial raises $110M in funding from current investors

The cash infusion will allow the daily deals site to pursue its "aggressive road map" while buffering it against "unanticipated events or bumps in the road," says CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy.

By Feb. 20, 2013

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Snapchat snags $54M in latest funding round

New forms filed with the SEC confirms that the app for disappearing picture and video messages has secured $54.5 million in new funding.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Airbnb nears major funding round on $10B valuation, report says

The company could raise as much as $400 million to $500 million in a round led by equity firm TPG, according to the report.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Secret-sharing app Whisper said to capture $30M in funding

The anonymous-confession app closes its third round of funding in less than a year, giving it a $200 million valuation, according to Recode.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Zuckerberg, Gates lead funding round for education not-for-profit

The organization, EducationSuperHighway, steers schools toward speedier, more secure broadband connections.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Ron Conway steps back as Y Combinator cuts team funding

Paul Graham, founder of the prestigious incubator for startups, tells CNET the move has been several months in the making.

By Nov. 26, 2012