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Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Boston-based marketing chatbot firm Drift raises $60M Series C led by Sequoia Capital   —  David Cancel and Elias Torres built their last startup, a marketing automation company called Performable, with just $3 million from venture capitalists.  —  They raised that funding round in late 2009 …
Apr 17, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Jeff Buchanan / Xconomy:
Livongo, which helps patients manage diabetes and hypertension via connected devices and a cloud based platform, raises $105M Series E at $800M+ valuation   —  Livongo Health, a startup that develops connected devices and software for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions …
Apr 16, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Massachusetts-based 6 River Systems, which makes automated warehouse robots, announces $25M Series B led by Menlo Ventures, bringing total raised to $46.6M   —  The land grab in the warehouse automation market is intensifying.  —  After Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) paid $775 million for Kiva Systems in 2012 …
Apr 5, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Profile of Bose Ventures, the investment arm of Bose, which has made eight investments and plans to invest $50M in apps and services that complement its AR tech   —  See below.]  For the first 50 years of its existence, Bose Corporation invested primarily in in-house research and development …
Mar 22, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Bernadette Tansey / Xconomy:
AI startup Mythic raises $40M Series B led by SoftBank to help bring its high-speed low-power AI chip to market   —  Mythic, which last year unveiled its novel computer chip designed for artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B fundraising round led …
Mar 20, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
S&P Global buys Kensho Technologies, which provides AI, data analytics, and machine learning technologies for Wall Street firms, for $550M   —  S&P Global plans to acquire Kensho Technologies for $550 million in a deal that demonstrates the increasing importance of data analytics and machine learning technologies on Wall Street.
Mar 7, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Whoop, a Boston-based biometrics-monitoring wristband startup, raises $25M Series C led by UAE71 Capital, has raised ~$50M total to date   —  Whoop took a different approach to try and break into the crowded wearable device market: Start by winning over professional athletes, then gradually expand sales to a wider array of consumers.
Mar 6, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Bernadette Tansey / Xconomy:
Car auction firm KAR buys San Francisco-based Stratim, a fleet management software service formerly known as Zirx   —  With an eye toward a greater role in the future of mobility services, the big Indiana used-car auction company KAR announced Wednesday it acquired Stratim …
Feb 7, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
ClimaCell, which predicts weather using software that processes how weather is impacting wireless signals, raises $15M Series A   —  Local meteorologists might avoid being the butt of so many jokes, if the latest crop of weather technology startups have their way.
Nov 28, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Jeff Engel / Xconomy:
Synopsys, which helps design and test silicon chips, to buy cybersecurity firm Black Duck Software for ~$565M; Black Duck has raised $74M   —  Over the summer, Black Duck Software CEO Lou Shipley told Xconomy that a potential acquirer would have to propose a “really good deal” for his company to agree to a sale.
Nov 3, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context

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