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Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Big Data startup Platfora pulls in $20M to ‘make Hadoop amazing’   —  Platfora, the startup that made a splash at the recent Strata conference with a promise to “unleash the potential of Hadoop” has raised its second round of funding.  —  The San Mateo, Calif.-based company has been baking …
Nov 13, 2012, 10:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Twitter's Biz Stone teams up with Ron Howard for a movie inspired by your tweets (video)   —  Twitter's cofounder Biz Stone, @Biz, has asked millions of Twitter users to submit their photos, which he'll use to inspire a short film that he'll direct under the tutelage of Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
Sep 24, 2012, 8:35 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
SimpliVity pulls in $25M from Kleiner Perkins to streamline the data center   —  SimpliVity, a startup that wants to clean up your IT infrastructure, has pulled in $25 million for its second round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers (KPCB).
Sep 24, 2012, 10:55 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Keynote: Marc Benioff wants to lead a ‘social revolution’ in the enterprise   —  SAN FRANCISCO — “Are you pumped up and ready to go?  We are here to excite you!”  Marc Benioff addressed a screaming crowd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts this morning, after an opening performance by rapper MC Hammer.
Sep 19, 2012, 1:35 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
CouchSurfing, now a ‘social travel network’, gets a $15M boost   —  CouchSurfing, a website that connects travelers with friendly, foreign strangers willing to share their home, is proving to be profitable business.  Today, the company raised an additional $15 million, bringing its total funds raised in the past year to $22.6 million.
Aug 22, 2012, 11:00 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
A brainchild of ex-Googlers, Upstart lets you invest in people   —  Would you fork over a small portion of your income for the next decade in exchange for funding?  —  The team behind Upstart, (pictured, above) a new crowdfunding platform, is willing to bet that this will be a viable option …
Aug 8, 2012, 11:30 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
“We're coming for you, bitches!”  500 Startups' Dave McClure takes over Mexican.VC   —  Mexican.VC, a startup accelerator based in Mexico City, announced today it is merging with 500 Startups to source and fund a growing number of promising Spanish-speaking startups.
Aug 7, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
Female-only VC firm Forerunner Ventures raises $40M fund   —  Amid sweeping accusations that Silicon Valley venture capital firms have failed to attract female talent, one women-only firm has been quietly raising millions for its first institutionally-backed fund.
Jul 26, 2012, 9:15 AMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
The Fancy gives you cash for sharing the stuff you love   —  The Fancy, a social photo-sharing site that is New York's answer to Pinterest, is offering cash rewards to users who share the stuff they love.  —  Starting today, anytime you share a product that you fancy, you'll receive a link with a referral code.
Jul 9, 2012, 12:35 PMIn context
Christina Farr / VentureBeat:
As venture capitalists turn their backs on China, funding dries up   —  Venture capital investment is hitting the skids in China, the world's largest Internet market.  —  VC investment fell to its lowest level in six years this quarter, as reported by Dow Jones VentureSource.
May 9, 2012, 7:05 AMIn context

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