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venture funding

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Uber aims to be uber-funded by expanding funding round by $1B

The second highest valued venture backed company in the world is looking to get even richer by expanding a round of funding from $1.8 billion to $2.8 billion.

By February 18, 2015

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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014

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Index Ventures raises $550M to fund early stage startups

Venture capital firm will use new fund to focus on the mobile-consumer, enterprise, networks, and financial-services sectors.

By June 10, 2014

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Pinterest valued at $11B after latest round of funding

New financing makes the social discovery site the sixth-most valuable venture capital-backed startup.

By March 16, 2015

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Lyft gets a lift with $530 million funding round

The round was led by Japan-based e-commerce giant Rakuten. Lyft says it'll use the cash to expand its operation in the US, among other things.

By March 12, 2015

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Lyft said to be in talks for funding with $2B valuation

Ride-sharing startup in talks to raise $250 million, and maybe as much as $500 million, the New York Times reports.

By February 12, 2015

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Startup funding hit $47B in 2014, surpassing dot-com bubble levels

Venture capital funding for mobile apps helps end 2014 with a big influx of money for startups.

By January 15, 2015

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App Annie shows which apps have highest usage, picks up more funding

The mobile app analytics company continues to add features and says it has no plans for an acquisition or an IPO.

By January 13, 2015

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Uber boasts $1.2B new funding, with a slice of humble pie

The ride-sharing service, which looks to be valued at roughly $40 billion, says its missteps over the past few weeks are driving it to become "smarter and more humble."

By December 4, 2014

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Uber said to be near funding round that doubles its valuation

Ride-sharing startup is close to a $1 billion funding round that would give it a valuation as high as $40 billion, Bloomberg reports.

By November 25, 2014