Dropcam Snaps Up $30M for Connected Video Cameras

Coming soon to a store near your that’s not Dropcam’s own website or Amazon.com.

Voxer’s Secret Plan to Make Money From Mobile Messaging: Sell It to Companies

Voxer, maker of the free walkie-talkie app, today is launching paid apps and subscription services for businesses.
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Accel’s Breyer Leads Forbes Midas List of Top Tech Investors Again, While Kleiner’s Doerr Leads in Media Scrutiny

It’s hard being — and staying — king of the VCs.

Google Ventures Leads $17 Million Round in On Deck Capital

A fast-growing startup that uses big data to make small-business loans.
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On Deck Raises $42 Million to Provide Online Loans to Local Businesses

Institutional Venture Partners led the round, with RRE Ventures, SAP Ventures and First Round Capital also participating.
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WhaleShark Media Hires CFO With Public Company Experience

Douglas Jeffries has held similar financial roles at Taleo, Palm and eBay.


Stop Bashing the IPO Market — It’s Ripe for Recovery

I am a firm believer that things can change.

Salesforce May Go Shopping in Response to Oracle Deal

Oracle’s purchase of Eloqua may spur Salesforce.com to look for acquisitions to help build its own “marketing cloud” offering.

Prioritizing Growth Over Profits, One Kings Lane Raises $50 Million in Capital

To date, the online retailer has now raised $117 million.
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MindBody Banks $35 Million for Small-Biz SaaS

MindBody raised $35 million in venture funding, the company announced Thursday morning, in a round led by Institutional Venture Partners. Catalyst Investors and Bessemer Venture Partners, two existing investors in the company, also participated in the round. Founded in 2001, MindBody sells client management software to health and wellness industry clients, serving 20,000 clients across more than 80 countries. The company has raised upward of $23 million to date.

Klout Confirms Mega Funding Round