Big plans for Big Data: Accel to invest $100M
Ping Li of Accel Partners says the firm will use a new $100 million Big Data fund to back companies that will "fundamentally change the way we work and process information" As the amount of data explodes, a raft of startups have popped up offering to make sense of it all.
Big Data and big names: RelateIQ raises $20M
RelateIQ, led by CEO Steve Loughlin, raised $20 million in Series B funding as it applies Big Data analytics to relationship management.
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Carmel's iconic Butterfly House sold
The famous Butterfly House, built by an architect on Scenic Road, has been sold for $16.5 million to a London-based technology venture capitalist.
Qriously Raises $3.5M From Spark, Accel
Qriously said it raised $3.5 million in a Series A round led by Spark Capital and joined by Accel Partners.
SLIDESHOW: Zuckerberg's PAC still has plenty of heavy hitters
Fwd.Us , Mark Zuckerberg 's tech-focused super PAC has lost a couple high-profile members over its backing of conservative, drill-baby-drill politicians.