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Zendrive Parks Financing to Make Ride-Sharing, Car-Sharing Safer

The startup created software that can collect data from the sensors in drivers’ phones and stream it back to their service providers to indicate how safe the drivers are.

Emerging World Offers Opportunity for US Venture Capitalists

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is considering launching a new breed of trade mission focused on bringing American capital to developing markets.

Real Estate Analytics Startup Rentlytics Closes $4 Million Seed Round

Rentlytics recently closed a $4 million seed round led by Trinity Ventures and Rincon Venture Partners.

Lending Platform Mirador Financial to White-Label Its Technology for Banks

The startup is being backed by Collaborative Fund, Crosslink Capital, Vesta Corp. and Wicklow Capital.

Artificial Intelligence Company Sentient Emerges From Stealth

The company was started nearly seven years ago by a team that worked on the technology that later became Siri,.

Attention Uber and GrabTaxi: Your Apps Will Soon be Regulated in Singapore

Taxi booking services like Uber and GrabTaxi are set to receive some increased scrutiny in tightly controlled Singapore.

DCM China’s Hurst Lin Takes Evangelical Approach to Investment

It's crucial for entrepreneurs to have the ability to convince others they have a solid business idea, the China-focused investor says.

Morgan Stanley Vet Builds Enterprise Startups With Work-Bench Ventures

The accelerator doesn’t lead rounds. It co-invests in companies that have live products and some traction with Fortune 500 customers.

Venture Firms Increase Investment in Dermatology in Third Quarter

The activity in the first three quarters, spread across 15 financings, puts 2014 on pace to be one of the strongest for dermatology investment.

Heat-Mapping Startup Essess Picks Up $10.8 Million to Scan for Energy Leaks

Essess is joining a growing number of startups that are going after the billions of dollars that utilities in the U.S. must spend on energy-efficiency programs under state mandates.

Techstars Graduates’ Survival Rates: What the Numbers Show

The accelerator touts its 78% rate of still-active startups, but that's skewed by the most recent, larger classes.

Car Sharing Company Getaround Fuels Up at $200 Million Valuation

Private investors have plowed well north of $2 billion in recent years into startups seeking to disrupt the transportation sector.

Bigcommerce is Valued at More Than $500 Million With Latest Funding

SoftBank Capital, the investment arm of Japan’s telecom giant SoftBank Corp., led the Series D growth round.

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