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Shiftgig gets $10 mil to build team, tech

Shiftgig gets $10 mil to build team, tech

Hospitality recruitment service Shiftgig has just landed $10 million in funding led by The Garland Funds. The plans for the money include new hires, and new technology-driven products. Here's the announcement: Shiftgig Increases Its Momentum with $10M in Institutional Financing and


HouseLens 3-D mobile video gets $20 mil

HouseLens 3-D mobile video gets $20 mil

We discovered  3-D mobile video provider HouseLens by way of its awesome Twitter marketing, displayed below.  HouseLens just landed $20 million in Series A funding from undisclosed investors, following closely on the heels of venture-capital seed funding of $1.5 million in September. Those original VC folks were undisclosed as well. [caption id="attachment_55899" align="aligncenter" width="485"


Pakistani auto site wins Frontier funding

Pakistani auto site wins Frontier funding

PakWheels.com, a Pakistani automotive site launched in 2003, has closed a $3.5 million funding round from Frontier Digital Ventures, the new VC fund of a group of experienced classified operators and investors based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The deal was described as one of the largest disclosed technology investments in Pakistan. The percentage of Frontier's stake in PakWheels was not disclos


RealConnex debuts, gets $2 mil seed fund

RealConnex debuts, gets $2 mil seed fund

New business-to-business real estate marketplace RealConnex just launched with $2 million seed funding by undisclosed investors, and is in the midst of raising a Series A round of funding to close by the end of 2014.

 Here's the announcement:

RealConnex Launches First Online Marketplace Connecting Ent


LiquidSpace rental market gets $14 mil

LiquidSpace rental market gets $14 mil

LiquidSpace, the online marketplace for short-term office space rental, has just landed $14 million in Series C funding led by Shasta Ventures, and Lucas Venture Group. According to CrunchBase, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup will use the funds to hire and to expand its supply of on-demand workspace. Launched in 2010, LiquidSpace has 1,000's of open



Patrick Grove’s Catcha sets up new investment division

Patrick Grove's Catcha Group has launched Catcha Ventures, a division focused on minority investments in high growth new media, technology and mobile companies in Southeast Asia. Catcha Ventures will invest between $50 and $100 mln in selected growth-stage companies over the next three to five years. Catcha Ventures will offer a mentorship programme for the companies it will invest in that will


Enjoy shopping startup gets $30 million

Enjoy shopping startup gets $30 million

Enjoy logoEnjoy, whose www.enjoytech.com is scheduled for launch in 2015, has just received $30 million in venture funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, and Oak Investment Partners. The Menlo park, Cal


RentPath gets new half owner, Providence

RentPath gets new half owner, Providence

Providence Equity Partners, which recently sold its way out of the former AutoTrader Group, has converted at least some of that 300 percent profit into partial ownership of rental marketplaces.  We're not surprised, as we reported on the possibility earlier this month. RentPath owner TPG, a leading glob


Funke buys Joblocal

Funke buys Joblocal

Funke Mediengruppe (previously WAZ Mediengruppe) acquired control of Joblocal.de, a software-as-a-service provider of job sites for local newspaper publishers. Joblocal launched in 2010 and today has 24 local job sites under its wing (here they are)…



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