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08/15/2013 – NEA Joins $1.7M Seed Round For Swiftype

Swiftype, the Y Combinator startup that is evolving site search into a powerful marketing and conversion tool for web businesses, announced today it has raised a seed round of $1.7 million in funding that includes some of the most successful Silicon Valley investors and venture capital firms.

08/14/2013 – Survey: Overseas Expansion Becoming a Top Priority for U.S. Businesses

With growth in the U.S. still sluggish, American businesses are more frequently pursuing international expansion to drive sales and win new customers, according to a new survey of senior executives by CFO Research and High Street Partners.

08/14/2013 – Ashburn-Based Speek Raises $1.1 Million in Bridge Funding

Speek, the Ashburn-based developer of a visual conference platform, on Wednesday announced a $1.1 million round of bridge funding.

08/14/2013 – NEA Leads $5.6M Funding for MeCommerce Inc

On Wednesday it announced raising $5.6 million in venture funding led by New Enterprise Associates and Andreessen Horowitz and said its service will be ready for the masses next month.

08/13/2013 – Millennial Media to Acquire Jumptap

Acquisition will strengthen Millennial Media’s position as the largest global Independent Mobile Advertising Platform

08/12/2013 – The Propel Baltimore Fund, Co-Managed by TEDCO, Invests in Social Toaster

The Propel Baltimore Fund is banking on tech-driven businesses with its latest investments in two of the most talked about start-ups in Baltimore, Social Toaster and Woofound.

08/08/2013 – CIT GAP Funds Invests in WealthForge Holdings

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has closed an investment in WealthForge Holdings, Inc., a Richmond-based company that runs a complete, cost-effective and scalable transactional system connecting to crowdfunding portals, investment banks and investment advisors.

08/08/2013 – VividCortex Raises $2 Million from CIT and Others

VividCortex Inc. has closed a $2 million round of financing, most of it from investors in Charlottesville, termed by its co-founder as “the East Coast’s best-kept sleeper tech hub secret.”

08/07/2013 – Updata Partners Leads $12.5M Series B For LendKey

LendKey (formerly Fynanz), the cloud-based lending technology company located in New York City and Cincinnati, announced the closing of an additional $12.5 million in Series B venture funding led by new investors Updata Partners and TTV Capital, as well as existing investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Gotham Ventures.

08/07/2013 – Betterific adds USA Today as a client

Betterific, the digital suggestion box that gives users a place to sound off on everything from fast food to mobile phones and beyond, recently partnered with USA Today to bring crowdsourced suggestions for improvement to the attention of the news media's marketing team.

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