AUGUST RAISES $38 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING LED BY BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS Investment to Fuel Creation of New Products that Define Home Access San Francisco, CA—March 25, 2015—August, the technology company that brings a new level of control, security and trust to the home, today announced that it has raised $38 million in Series B funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from… » Read More

21 Raises More Than $110M to Bring Bitcoin to the Masses

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 10, 2015 – 21 (, a Bitcoin technology company, announced today that it has raised more than $110 million in multiple rounds, making it the most heavily funded company in the explosive digital currency industry. The company, founded in mid-2013 and formerly known as 21E6, has been quietly building the hardware and software infrastructure for Bitcoin, and will be using the… » Read More

3DR Raises $50M in Series C Funding, Extending Smartphone Revolution to Drones

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve secured a third round of venture financing, a $50 million dollar Series C injection spearheaded by Qualcomm, global leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. We raised such a big round for two reasons. First, to leverage the extraordinary pace of innovation in the smartphone industry by partnering with the leader there, Qualcomm, with the goal of extending the mobile… » Read More

Dunamu, a Mobile Stock Trading Platform Developer, Raises KRW 2 Billion Investment From Qualcomm and Woori Capital

Dunamu (CEO Chi-hyung Hong), a mobile stock trading platform developer, announced that it has attracted KRW 2 billion (approx. USD 2 million) investment from Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and Woori Capital. Dunamu attracted the investment by delivering continued strong growth of ‘Stock Plus’, a stock trading platform that uses KakaoTalk user base launched in February. This is a follow-up investment… » Read More

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Opens Application Round

SAN DIEGO, CA – February 2, 2015 – Since launching in October 2009 EvoNexusTM has admitted 83 companies into its incubator. Of these, 73 are still active, over $588M in venture funding and outcomes have been secured to date and 8 companies acquired. Notable acquisitions: ecoATM acquired by Outerwall (OUTR) Tomnod acquired by DigitalGlobe (DGI) EvoNexus has announced the next open call for applications from… » Read More