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  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Nirmidas Biotech Finds $2M

    San Francisco-based Nirmidas Biotech, a company developing technology for detecting disease biomarkers, has raised $2m in a seed funding round. The company--which is based on research out of Stanford--said the funding came from the Stanford StartX fund, as well as other un-named venture investors....Continue →

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    ScriptRock Takes $8.7M For DevOps Monitoring Tools

    Mountain View-based ScriptRock, a developer of DevOps configuration monitoring tools said today that it has raised $8.7M in a Series A funding. The funding came from August Capital, and also included Valar Ventures and Square Peg Capital....Continue →

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Skyera Loads Up With More Funding

    San Jose-based flash storage array developer Skyera said that it has raised an additional amount of capital from its investors, as part of an expansion of its previous, $51.6M funding round. Size of the new investment, and source of that investment, was not announced....Continue →

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    Comprehend Gets $21M For Clinical Trial Management Software

    Redwood City-based Comprehend, a developer of data software used for clinical trial management, has raised $21M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, and also included Sequoia Capital. Lightspeed's Peter Nieh joins the company's board....Continue →

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    Yahoo Buys ClarityRay

    Yahoo said last week that it has acquired ClarityRay, an Israeli developer of ad-malware detection and prevention tools. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. ClarityRay said that the buy will enable the mass scaling of its technology....Continue →

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    Google Buys Jetpac, Will Shut Down Service

    San Francisco-based Jetpac, a developer of mobile city guides, has been acquired by
    Mountain View-based Google. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. As part of the acquisition, Jetpac said it would be removing its apps from the App store, and ending support for those apps by 9/15....Continue →

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    Medallia Finds $50M

    Palo Alto-based software developer Medallia, which develops customer experience management software-as-a-service, said today that it has raised $50M in a funding round. The funding came from Sequoia Capital. Medallia is led by Borge Hald....Continue →

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    Aptina Imaging Acquisition By ON Semiconductor Completes

    San Jose-based Aptina Imaging is now part of On Semiconductor, as the $400M cash deal for the company completed, ON Semiconductor said this morning. The acquisition had been announced on June 10th....Continue →

  • Friday, August 15, 2014 Buys

    Oakland-based online question and answer site said yesterday that it has acquired, a competing question and answer site which focuses on letting people ask other users random questions. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. said Ask....Continue →

  • Friday, August 15, 2014

    DripDrop Fuels Up With $5.6M

    San Francisco-based DripDrop, a developer of oral rehydration powder, has pulled in a celebrity-packed roster of investors as part of a $5.6M funding, the company said Thursday....Continue →

  • Friday, August 15, 2014

    Greenhouse Software Gets $7.5M For Better Recruiting

    San Francisco-based Greenhouse Software said this week that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Social+Capital Partnership, and also included Resolute Ventures and Felicis Ventures....Continue →

  • Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Ygrene Energy Fund Finds $30M In Clean Technology Funding

    Santa Rosa-based Ygrene Energy Fund said yesterday that it has raised $30M in growth capital, to go towards its clean energy (PACE) financing. The company said the funding came from Virgo Investment Group....Continue →

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