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Bitvore raises $4.5M to be your ‘data mining for dummies’


Data-mining and business intelligence software Bitvore just scooped up $4.5 million is its first institutional round, including $1 million from crowdfunding sources. Southern California tech investor Yuri Pikover led the round. Bitvore’s software is like IFTTT (If This Then That, the real-time command recipe service) on steroids. Its data-mining system scours a wide variety of…

Second Screen for Smartphones Raises $1.5 Million


popSLATE is the smart case for your smartphone, integrating a low-energy display screen into a protective phone case for never-before-seen self-expression, personalization, and information access. The popSLATE cover pairs with the popSLATE mobile app, which acts as the central hub for all images, sharing and display customization. popSLATE has seen some incredible success since launch,…

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo nets $40MN in Series B


Indiegogo has closed $40 million in Series B funding. Institutional Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from existing investors Insight Venture Partners, MHS Capital, Metamorphic Ventures and ff Venture Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco, Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform is one of the best platform and most of the…

Wear Fin To Convert Your Palm Into A Gesture Interface


Wearable devices are in these and India is not far behind in this trend. A small piece of hardware called ‘Fin’, developed by a 23-year-old Indian (based in Kerala), has been bombarded with a successful campaign on crowd-funding platform Indiegogo. Fin has raised nearly $200,000, from about 1,600 people around the world, who pre-ordered the…