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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 September 22, 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 September 22, 2014

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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

By September 22, 2014

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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By September 22, 2014

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Fund this: Smart Card is a high-tech multitool for your wallet

​You've heard of smartwatches and smartphones? A new Indiegogo project promises to smarten up your wallet.

By September 22, 2014

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Ride-sharing network BlaBlaCar raises $100M in funding

Long-distance ride-sharing network touts itself as an inexpensive alternative to planes and trains.

By September 22, 2014

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Microsoft, Sony drop cash on Intellectual Ventures -- report

Dubbed a "patent troll" by some, Intellectual Ventures has built up a massive war chest of patents with help from big tech firms. Apple and Intel apparently did not join this funding round, though, according to Reuters.

By September 22, 2014

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Bitcoin security platform BitGo raises $12M in funding

Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.

By September 22, 2014

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Kim Dotcom eyes venture capital fund for privacy startups

The MegaUpload founder tweets that he's looking for partners and fund managers to kick off funding for privacy-focused startups.

By September 22, 2014

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SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital

DIY home security startup SimpliSafe has plans to add staff and expand its product line.

By September 22, 2014