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Freight-Booking Startup Convoy Raises $62 Million

Digital freight-booking startup Convoy raised $62 million in a funding round led by Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator, money the company said it plans

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Raising Third Fund, Omaha-based Dundee VC Expands to Chicago

Dundee Venture Capital has raised $20 million toward a $30 million third fund as venture capital activity in the Midwest continues to grow. The firm,

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Founder of Online Freight Platform uShip to Step Down

Matt Chasen, founder of online freight booking service uShip Inc. is stepping down as chief executive, after a period of rapid growth that he says

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Eastwind Networks Raises $5.5M for Data-Security Software

Eastwind Networks Inc. raised $5.5 million in additional seed financing to expand its breach-detection software. Eastwind wants to help companies identify a breach as soon

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DB Schenker Signs on With uShip Online Freight Platform

DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest logistics firms, has hired uShip Inc. to connect shippers with trucking companies online, in the latest major tie-up

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OpenView Pushes to Add Women at Portfolio Companies

Women are notoriously under-represented in the tech industry, both in companies and in the venture capital firms that fund them, but several people have set

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Oracle Acquisition Spurs Cloud Competition

Oracle Corp’s latest acquisition is small — fewer than 50 employees — but it’s an important step as the company looks to reinvent itself in

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Hardware Startup Augury Nails $7 Million Series A Round

When large air-conditioning units and other equipment malfunction, building owners can face significant financial consequences. Startup Augury Inc. says it has figured out a way to troubleshoot machine problems early by listening to the sounds they emit.

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Favor Seeded to Become Go-To Delivery Service in College Towns

A food-delivery and all-purpose courier service called Favor (NeighborFavor Inc.) has raised $2 million in seed funding to grow beyond the college campuses and restaurants where it has mostly focused so far.

The Austin startup’s app allows users to order anything they want from stores and restaurants in the area, have a courier go pick up the items, and have them delivered within 35 minutes to their door. Favor makes revenue by charging users a $5 delivery fee for orders under $50.

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Diagnosing Concussions By Holding Sway

If a medical condition is causing you to sway back and forth instead of standing up straight, Sway Medical wants to be right there to warn you or your doctor that something isn’t right.

Virtually unknown outside of its home turf in Tulsa, Okla. until this week, iPhone diagnostic maker Sway has emerged on the stage with a small Series A round and an ambitious plan to deploy its technology to various industries, including big pharma and possibly even law enforcement.

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