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Secret raises $10 million in funding

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Secret is an anonymous sharing iOS app that has raised $10 million in funding from Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with a valuation of over $40 million, according to the WSJ.
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ServiceMax raises $71 million in funding

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ServiceMax has raised $71 million in funding, which brings them to a total of $120 million. Based in Pleasanton, California, ServiceMax helps businesses like medical device manufacturers and oil manufacturers manage service appointments. ServiceMax plans to use the funding to expand internationally.
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Opower files for an IPO

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Opower has filed for an IPO, but the number of shares that will be sold and the pricing terms of the offering have not been determined yet. Opower will trade under the ticker symbol “OPWR.” Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs will be the lead underwriters. Opower is a cloud solutions company that focuses on the utility sector. Some of Opower’s investors include New Cycle Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Zumper raises $6.5 million in Series A

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Zumper is a real estate startup that has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Zumper is an app that apartment hunters use for finding a new place to live.
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Shape Security receives $40 million in Series C

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Shape Security is a service that protect websites from automated attacks. The company has received a new round of funding about a month after coming out stealth mode.
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Google Ventures invests in Ionic Security

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Google Ventures has co-led a $25.5 million investment in Ionic Security, which is an Atlanta-based startup that develops technology to protect corporate data on mobile devices and the cloud. Other investors that participated in this round include Jafco Ventures, Webb Investment Network, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers along with security industry executives Phillip Dunkelberger and Paul Judge. Ionic Security has raised a total of $38 million thus far.

ZenPayroll hits $400 million in payroll processing, receives $20 million in funding

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ZenPayroll is a startup that is processing $400 million in payroll per year. This is up from $100 million in August, which means that the company has been skyrocketing in the last few months.

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Duolingo receives $20 million in funding

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Duolingo is a language-learning company that has received $20 million in Series C funding led by Kleiner Perkins. Duolingo has now raised a total of $38 million thus far.
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