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News ByteLookout raised $55 million in a round led by Deutsche Telekom and including Qualcomm Ventures, Greylock Partners, Mithril Capital Management, Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures. The company has raised $131.5 million to date, and said it plans to add security products for businesses later this year.
News ByteAcademia.edu has raised $11.1 million in Series B funding from Khosla Ventures, Spark Capital and True Ventures, as part of its ongoing efforts to make scientific research more open and networked. The San Francisco-based company now has 4.5 million registered researchers and eight million monthly visitors. It’s a more modest deal than that of Berlin-based competitor ResearchGate, which recently raised a $35 million Series C round.