News July 9, 2015

Pre-Crime Startup BioCatch Authenticates Users Via Touch And Your Phone’s Accelerometer

By: Steve O’Hear It’s not often that I write about a startup being granted a patent. However, the latest successful filing from Israeli startup BioCatch caught my attention. Essentially it offers a way for app developers to authenticate users based on how they interact with their phone’s touch screen and accelerometer…read […]

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News June 24, 2015

SQream Scores $7.4 Million to Analyze Big Data Faster

By: Deborah Gage Companies are piling up data at faster and faster rates, but the tools for processing and analyzing them are immature, and skilled people needed to deal with big data are in short supply. SQream Technologies Ltd. raised $7.4 million for a patent-pending technology that cuts through some […]

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40 Under 40: Yoav Zurel, CEO and co-founder at FeeX

By: Trevor Hunnicutt Fee compression isn’t an abstract idea: It takes form in people such as Yoav Zurel, the brash, young co-founder of FeeX Inc. Mr. Zurel believes people are unknowingly giving up a lot of money in fees, and it’s standing in the way of their happiness in retirement…read […]

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Yotpo Raises An Additional $15M, Adds Former GoDaddy CEO To Board

By: Fitz Tepper Yotpo, a platform that helps businesses with original content marketing, just announced the closing of a $15 million funding round. This brings total funding so far by the company to $30 million. Founded in Tel Aviv, Yotpo now helps more than 100,000 business with marketing, of which 65 […]

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FairFly completes $2m round from Blumberg Capital

By: Roy Goldenberg FairFly’s app helps you get a better deal even after you’ve booked your flight.  Israeli startup FairFly (website currently in Hebrew only), which has developed an app that notifies airline ticket purchasers when the price drops after they have bought their tickets, has announced the completion of […]

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Forbes

Nutanix: Why Cloud Was Never Really Flexible, Until Hyperconvergence

By Adrian Bridgwater, Contributor Nutanix is a new company, the firm was only formed in 2009. Despite this it has been variously described as a VMware killer, an antidote to EMC and an upstart challenger to the might of HP. Forbes writer Peter Cohan points out that Nutanix plays in […]

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TechCrunch

Pachyderm Raises $2 Million To Power Big Data Processing For The Docker Era

By Colleen Taylor Pachyderm, the startup that has built an open source platform for employing containers, such as those made in Docker, for running big data analytics and processing jobs, has raised $2 million in a new round of funding. The funding, which is Pachyderm’s seed round, comes from a […]

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VentureBeat June 9, 2015

Arcadia Data takes $11.5M to sell a business-intelligence tool for Hadoop

By Jordan Novet Twisted Agile: We’re taking elements Agile dev and shaking it up with savvy best practices for better, faster outcomes. Sign up for our free webinar on June 11 at 10 a.m. PST/11 p.m. EST. Startup Arcadia Data is today coming out of stealth …read more Source: VentureBeat

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TechCrunch March 27, 2015

Fundbox Raises $40 Million To Pay Invoices On Demand

By Christine Magee Fundbox, a company that loans businesses money for outstanding invoice payments, has raised $40 million to grow its own business in the trillion dollar alternative lending market. The Series B round was led by General Catalyst with participation from NyCa Investment Partners and help from existing backers Khosla Ventures, Shlomo Kramer […]

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News March 26, 2015

Lendio Raises $20 Million to Help Connect Lenders, Borrowers

By:  Timothy Hay As investors continue to put money into startups that lend money to small businesses or help enable such transactions, online lending marketplace Lendio Inc. has raised a $20.5 million Series C round to scale up its marketing efforts…read more Source:  Wall Street Journal

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