News August 28, 2014

Vancouver-based Trulioo receives strategic investment from UST Global

By Kelly Sinoski Vancouver-based global verification company Trulioo announced Tuesday that it has received a strategic investment from UST Global. As corporations continue to invest in identity management and compliance systems, we see value in Trulioo’s unique offering,” said Saurabh Ranjan, managing director for UST, the leading provider of IT […]

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News August 27, 2014

Storage-server mash-up company Nutanix reels in $140M ahead of its IPO

By Jordan Novet Above: The Nutanix stand at the 2014 VMworld show in San Francisco on Aug. 25. Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeat Nutanix, a startup with data center hardware that marries servers and storage, has picked up a hefty supply of new capital to work …read more Source: VentureBeat

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News August 21, 2014

Li Ka-shing invests in Israeli start-up FeeX

By: Roy Goldenberg FeeX, whose service finds hidden fees in investment accounts, raised $6.5 million. FeeX, a service that finds and reduces hidden fees in investment accounts, has secured $6.5 million in Series B Funding. The funding was led by Horizons Ventures, controlled by Hong Kong-based billionaire Li Ka-shing …read […]

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News July 24, 2014

Forget Passwords: This Startup Wants To Authenticate Your Mind

By:  Jessica Leber Biocatch detects fraud and identity theft based on your online behaviors.  Most online identity security today is based on what you know (like a password, social security number, or mother’s maiden name) or something you have (like a code sent to your mobile device, fingerprint, or voice […]

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News July 17, 2014

Israeli Payments Startup Zooz Closes $12 Million Round

By: Orr Hirschauge TEL AVIV—Zooz Mobile Ltd., an Israeli based start-up that makes secure payment solutions for stores and eCommerce sites has closed a $12 million funding round led by Blumberg Capital…read more Source: Wall Street Journal

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VentureBeat July 10, 2014

Expect Labs and Appboy win our MobileBeat Innovation Showdown

By Devindra Hardawar   The audience votes have been tallied, the judges have convened, and now we’ve got this year’s winners for our MobileBeat Innovation Showdown. Expect Labs, a company that has developed innovative voice-powered prediction technology, is the winning early-stage company, while marketing automation company Appboy is the late-stage winner …read […]

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News June 27, 2014

6 Questions to Determine If a Potential Investor Is the Right Investor

By Murray Newlands Investors are choosy where they put their money and an entrepreneur needs to be just as careful who they allow to invest in their company. You will likely be working with your investors for many years, so study the potential investor as deeply as you do the terms […]

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Blumberg Capital founder talks about innovation & the developing world (video)

By Murray Newlands Image Credit: Image credit: Shutterstock There’s no doubt that the rapid growth of technology and social media sites has drastically influenced the way that consumers interact with brands on a daily basis. And, with advertising technology experiencing a similar boom, marketers and …read more Source: VentureBeat

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News June 24, 2014

Credit Rating Startup Kreditech Raises A $40M Series B Round

By Mike Butcher Kreditech, the credit rating service for enterprise which offer micro-loans to costumers based on social and commerce data, has closed a $40 million Series B funding round, the largest ever for a German financial services technology company and one of the largest rounds in Germany in 2014. […]

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News June 19, 2014

BioCatch’s biometric tech snags online fraudsters (and a cool $10M)

By: Krystle Vermes BioCatch has raised a total of $10 million in its most recent financing round. The company, which focuses on behavioral biometric authentication and threat detection, intends to use the money to support its research and development efforts and expand its presence in U.S. and European markets…read more […]

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