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DogVacay Lands $15 Million to Play Matchmaker for Pet Owners and Pet-Sitters

DogVacay, the marketplace that matches pet owners with pet hosts, has landed a $15 million Series B investment led by Foundation Capital. The round also included investments from current investors First Round Capital and Benchmark Capital, as well as new investors DAG Ventures and Sherpa Ventures.

Social Data Management Startup Gigya Raises $25 Million

A new round for the growing social business intelligence startup.

Cloud Phone Service RingCentral Files for $100 Million IPO

Ticker symbol: RNG.

Birst Raises $38 Million in Series E Led by Sequoia Capital

The business-intelligence funding craze continues.

Eventbrite Hires CFO in Expansion of Top Exec Ranks

In its first C-level hire from outside the company, Eventbrite has brought in experienced finance exec Mark Rubash as CFO.

Ad Campaign Manager Marin Software Files for $75M IPO

The unprofitable company has raised about $100 million from backers including Benchmark Capital.

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Career Community Site Glassdoor Raises $20M

Glassdoor, which collects employee reviews and other information about some 220,000 companies to help others seeking jobs, has raised $20 million, led by DAG Ventures. The site has 13 million monthly unique visitors, with many of them coming from all over the world, though the site is only in English. The Sausalito, Calif.-based company plans to use at least some of the new money to internationalize.

Visible Measures, the Web Video Tracker Turned Web Video Ad Network, Raises $21 Million

They can tell you which Apple ad is most popular on YouTube, and they can sell you an ad, too.
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Nextdoor Raises $18.6M From Benchmark, Greylock in First Major Funding Round

New money for a social network focused on the local space.

HP Deputy General Counsel Porrini Leaves for Video Ad Company YuMe

Another departure in the general counsel’s office.