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  • LucidMedia Secures $8.8 Million In Funding
    LucidMedia, an online contextual display advertising platform and meta-network, has secured $8.8 million in funding, including the value of converted debt, to support the launch and expansion of its contextu ...
  • Twitter Revenues: Coming Sooner Than You Think
    At an industry event in San Francisco, Twitter CEO Evan Williams once again brushed aside concerns about the microblogging site's lack of a business model. "We will make money, a ...
  • Angie's List Secures Venture Capital Funding
    Indianapolis-based Angie's List has secured $6 million in subordinated debt funding and $1 million equity investment from Chicago-based Prism Mezzanine Fund. Earlier this year the company announced investments from Boston-bas ...
  • HuffPo Raises $25 Million
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  • To Keep CBS, Redstone May Sell Theaters
    Sumner Redstone may sell the theater chain owned by his National Amusements Inc. holding company to keep control of CBS and Viacom. Redstone, 85, told bankers he is willing ...
  • KickApps Lands $14 Million In New Funding
    Showing technology's ability to attract venture capital even in a bum economy, white-label widget maker KickApps has closed a Series C funding round worth $14 million. The round was l ...
  • PlaySpan Lands $16.7 Million For Expansion
    PlaySpan, which powers e-commerce for more than 200 online games and virtual worlds, has secured $16.7 million in second-round financing from Easton Capital Group, Menlo Ventures, Novel TMT Ventures a ...
  • Goodmail Systems Raises $20 Million
    E-mail services provider Goodmail Systems has raised $20 million in a financing round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. DCM, Emergence Capital Partners and Softbank Capital also participated in the roun ...
  • Microsoft Considers Debt Offering
    Microsoft is considering selling bonds for the first time in its history, Bloomberg reports, a curious move considering the software giant's $20 billion cash hoard. An SEC filing noted th ...
  • Meredith Invests In Real Girls Media Network
    Positioning itself as the premiere online destination for women ages 25-54, Meredith Corp. has made a minority investment in the Real Girls Media Network. The San Francisco-based Real Girls Netwo ...
  • Video Search Startup Taboola Raises $4.5 Million
    Video recommendation service Taboola has closed $4.5 million in a second-round venture financing led by Evergreen Venture Partners and including a group of Israeli and American angel investors. Tel Aviv-bas ...
  • VC Model Isn't Broken
    In a recent address at Harvard Business School, Adeo Ressi, founder of VC rating site TheFunded, proclaimed that the VC industry is "broken" because VCs are chasing too few opportunitie ...
  • University, Pension Funds, Pulling VC Investments
    In a sign that the financial crisis is extending to private companies, universities and pension fund managers are divesting their holdings in VC firms, depressing their values by as mu ...
  • Mobile Ad Startup MoJiva Closes First-Round Funding
    Mobile ad company MoJiva has received an undisclosed first-round financing from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, the venture capital arm of the international media company Bertelsmann. The New York City-based start ...
  • Digitalsmiths Gets $12 Million In Financing
    Intent on boosting its presence within the white-label video technology space, Digitalsmiths has closed a second round of financing worth $12 million. The round was led by .406 Ventures, a ...
  • DIGITALSMITHS CLOSE NEW ROUND OF FUNDING
    Web video tech firm Digitalsmiths closing a new round of funding ...
  • VCs Running Out Of Patience With Failing Startups
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  • Mobile Video Startup Transpera Gets $8.25 Million
    Mobile video company Transpera has closed a second-round funding of $8.25 million led by Flybridge Capital and including new investor Labrador Ventures. Previous investors including Intel Capital and First Rou ...
  • Twitter Eyes Charging Firms As Startup Valuations Drop
    Twitter, the wildly popular microblogging service with no business model, may be forced to charge companies for access to its users, founder Evan Williams told Bloomberg News. Williams, who recent ...
  • Machinima Secures Financing, Appoints Board Members
    Machinima.com has secured a $3.85 million investment from MK Capital and other private investors. The funds will support future development and business expansion plans for its advertising network that provid ...
  • RockYou Raises $17 Million From Softbank
    The souring economy has not slowed the widget arms race, as RockYou on Monday announced a fresh injection of $17 million in financing from the Softbank Group to fund expansi ...
  • Helium Lands $17 Million Funding
    Online citizen journalism resource Helium on Wednesday announced the close of $17 million in Series A funding. Led by Signature Capital LLC and including Northport Private Equity, the investment wi ...
  • Access 360 Media Raises $8 Million
    Access 360 Media, which runs the nation's largest out-of-home media network, has raised $8 million in a second-round funding led by Mission Ventures and including Bessemer Venture Partners. Based ...
  • Google, WPP Fund Grant Program For Online Media Research
    Google and WPP have announced plans to jointly fund a grant program to support research into how online media influences consumer behavior, attitudes and decision making. WPP and Google ha ...
  • AdMob Receives $15.7 Million Funding From Sequoia
    Mobile ad network AdMob has raised $15.7 million in a third round of funding led by Sequoia Capital's Growth Fund. The funding is a vote of confidence by Sequoia, whi ...
  • FatTail Secures Funding On Automation Idea
    A group of well-known ad execs have invested $3 million in FatTail, a company trying to automate the process of buying and selling online ads. Velocity Interactive Group partners, form ...
  • Search Startups May Have Problem With Funding
    Securing venture capital funding to launch a new search company any time in the near future could prove to be difficult--mainly because lots of competition already exists, and search compani ...
  • Wix Gets Cash Infusion, Intros New Technology
    Amid chaos in the U.S. financial markets, Wix will announce today that it has introduced a premium version of its Flash-based Web site development kit and secured $3.5 million ...
  • Video Ad Company BlackArrow Raises $20 Million
    Video ad technology company BlackArrow has raised $20 million in a second-round venture financing from investors including Cisco Systems, Comcast Interactive Capital and Intel Capital. BlackArrow--which offers an ad manageme ...
  • AT&T, Nokia Pump $24 Million Into Zvents
    Zvents has secured a $24 million strategic investment, with AT&T and Nokia Growth Partners (the growth capital arm of Nokia) backing most of the funding. Existing investors Vantage Point Ventu ...