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CorvisaCloud raises $30 million in funding

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CorvisaCloud is a cloud-based communications company that has raised $30 million in funding from its parent company Novation Companies Inc. (OTCQB:NOVC).
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Etsy acquires Grand St.

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According to Fortune, Etsy has acquired Grand St., a creative gadget shop, for an undisclosed amount of money. Grand St. raised $1.3 million in April 2013 and transitioned from a standard e-commerce company into a product incubator.
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Guardant Health raises $30 million

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Guardant Health is a health technology company that has raised $30 million in funding. This round of funding was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Sequoia Capital and Pejman Mar Ventures. Guardant Health has now raised a total of $40 million.
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Education startup Declara raises $16 million

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Declara is an education startup that has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Declara has raised a total of $25 million from VC firms like Catamount Ventures, Data Collective, Founders Fund, and GSV Capital. This round of funding will be used for expanding into other regions.

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Delivery Hero raises $85 million

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Delivery Hero is an online food delivery ordering service that has announced today it has raised $85 million in Series F funding, which was led by Luxor Capital Group. Delivery Hero plans to use the funding to defend its leading position in key markets, especially in its home market of Germany. The money will also go towards marketing and price discounts for customers.

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Weebly raises $35 million at $455 million valuation

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Weebly is a service that makes it easier to build websites. The company has raised $35 million in funding from Tencent and Sequoia Capital with a $455 million valuation.

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Airbnb starts deleting thousands of listings from ‘bad actor’ hosts before NY subpoena hearing

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Airbnb has started to delete dozens of listings on its website from hosts that have been accused of being “bad actors” and for running illegal hotel operations on the platform. Airbnb will be orally arguing at subpoena case in New York tomorrow. Airbnb public policy chief David Hantman is making a case about why its platform is valuable for New York.

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InVisage hits a total of $100 million in funding

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InVisage has announced a new round of $18 million in funding, bringing its total to $100 million. Investors include GGV Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, RockPort Capital, InterWest Partners, Intel Capital and OnPoint Technologies.

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