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ViSenze Finds $10.5m On The Table To Help People Shop Direct From Their Environment

ViSenze is a Singapore based start-up looking to change the way we use computer vision. That doesn’t mean Terminator style augmented reality, but rather using your smartphone to change the way you shop. Their series A funding round raised them a healthy 3.5 Million USD to play with, and the results have been remarkable. Now […]

Rapid 3D Printing Firm Carbon Scores $81 Million For International Expansion

Carbon, formerly known as Carbon 3D, of Redwood City California have just successfully added a cool $81 million in venture funding to its Series C round. With the money coming from heavy hitters like BMW, GE and Nikon, adding to money from venture capitalists like GV and Sequoia Capital, the company are starting to raise […]

Canva Raises $15 Million in Funds, Leaving Last Round Funds Untouched

While raising capital can be a challenge for some, Canva, the Australian based graphic design startup seems to have elevated fund raising to an art form with its latest round of funding at $15 Million (U.S.). Canva’s latest influx originates from Blackbird Ventures and Felicis Ventures and brings the company’s value to an unprecedented $345 […]

Sapphire Ventures Secures $1 Billion to Invest

Palo Alto based Sapphire Ventures, owned by SAP, secures $1 Billion to invest in a new $700 Million growth fund and a $300 Million tech fund. Following on the heels of a large group of venture groups – including Lightspeed Ventures Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Founders Fund, and Andreessen Horowitz – Sapphire Ventures […]

Former Google GV CEO, Bill Maris, in Talks to Raise $500 Million

Bill Maris, who founded GV (Google Ventures) in 2009, recently stepped down to allegedly spend more time with his wife and son as well as consider new ideas. A recent report states that Maris is now in talks to raise $500 Million for his own fund. Confirmation of the reports is still pending. Bill Maris […]

PayU (Naspers) Announces Purchase of Citrus Pay

PayU, Naspers’ payment service provider, whose headquarters is in the Netherlands, announces the acquisition of Citrus Pay, the Indian payment gateway. Closing at $130 million (U.S.), it is one of the largest Merger and Acquisitions in the Indian internet arena and certainly in Indian financial tech history. To date, the largest M&A in India’s financial […]

Razer Puts $30m Up For Grabs In IoT, Gaming and VR Developers With Launch...

Razer is a company that has been making gaming peripherals and hardware for almost twenty years now. Razer recently caused considerable excitement by entering the software market, and this looks as if it could be the start of an exponential broadening of their horizons. The company has now created zVentures, a venture capitalist funding group […]

Sourcery Will Make The Magic Happen With 5 Million For Restaurant-Vendor Interfacing

The awesomely named (and likely Pratchett-inspired) start-up Sourcery Technologies Inc. is looking to change the way restaurants handle their relationship with vendors, and vice versa, by creating a portal interface solution for both sides. They have just secured $5 million in venture funding from their original backers Marker LLC, together with Steadfast Venture Capital, Palantir […]

App Annie’s latest prediction: Worldwide App Downloads Reach 280 billion by the year 2020

The day is nearly upon you – a tweet orders your favorite pizza, your Apple Watch places your Buy Stock transaction, you automatically add the song playing in your favorite restaurant to your Spotify playlist. That’s right – as your favorite brands adopt the latest mobile app technology to further engage you – App Downloads […]

Snapchat Advertising Revenues Poised to Reach $1 Billion by 2017

Enormous growth is forecasted by the industry including a prediction that Snapchat advertising revenues will reach $1 Billion by 2017 increasing from this year’s estimate of $366 million. Snapchat has proved successful in it capability to reach millennials with a broad advertising portfolio and subsequently targeted ads. The 2016 estimates are above Snapchat’s own goals […]
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