ElectNext, providing a database on politicians and policy numbers, has raised $1.3 million in a seed round led by Brooklyn Bridge Ventures in addition to Liberty City Ventures, Comcast Ventures the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and others, [...]
Vantrix -- a content delivery solution provider for ISPs, carriers and content owners -- has raised $4.5 million from NXT Capital, according to VentureBeat.
The Montreal company has developed bandwidth optimization and "granular policy enforcement[...]
Summly -- a news summary app built in 2011 by then 15-year-old Nick D'Aloisio -- has been purchased by Yahoo for a reported sum of $30 million, according to The Next Web.
Summly officially launched in November, and offers simple browsing and 400-c[...]
In a blog post, Fred Wilson -- principal of Union Square Ventures -- explains that the tech revolution has yet to produce tools which put data science and machine learning "in the hands of the everyman" -- and the economic and social opportunit[...]
According to MarketWire, GameSkinny, a video game website which allows "average players" to publish articles on everything from reviews to tips to "culture," has raised $2 million in Series B funding, led by CLR Partners.
The site launched in late[...]