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Canopy Raises $30 Million To Make Taxes Easier

Tax resolution software Canopy raised an addition $30 million in new Series B financing led by Silicon Valley-based New Enterprise Associates, announced this week. Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Pelion Ventures, University Growth Fund, and EPIC Ventures also participated in the round. This latest round of funding brings the company’s aggregate total funds raised to $60 million.

Neighbor, a p2p self storage marketplace, bags $2.5M Seed

Co-founder Preston Alder says he came up with the idea for the business when he was a student about to move to Peru for a summer internship and needed to find a nearby place to store his stuff — but didn’t want to fork out on traditional storage costs. On the two hour drive to a friend’s house who had agreed to store his stuff, he realized there were probably a lot of people with extra storage…

Neighbor raises $2.5M for its peer-to-peer storage marketplace

Neighbor connects users to their neighbors to store their stuff cheaper and more safely. In big cities, it’s not very hard to find a facility to store your stuff. They’re basically everywhere in cities like New York and San Francisco, but that’s not really the case in a lot of places around the country, however, including smaller cities.

Stream Processing Startup Secures $5 Million

Fastdata.io, a real-time stream processing company, raised $5 million in a seed round co-led by CrossCut and Pelion Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor NVIDIA.

Cake launches its swipe-based mobile browser with $5 million in funding

Cake veers from that well-traveled course by giving you the results already loaded in tabs that you swipe through from left to right. Cake, intuitively re-imagines mobile browsing taking full advantage of high-speed connections and touch-enabled mobile devices — something no one has really done for the smartphone until now.”

Basing credit decisions on the future, not the past

“We wanted to develop a 21st Century way of underwriting credit,” Kapadia said. “And the problem I had in coming here 23 years was just exacerbated for foreign students because of the 9/11 attacks and the Card Act that restricts some marketing of credit card products.”

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