As per Fabric's blog:
LBRY, a community-controlled content marketplace, today announced a $500K fundraising round. The round is led by Pillar, a Boston-based venture capital firm that focuses on transformative technologies. The company will use this capital primarily to expand its staff and fund development toward a full public release of its consumer app. LBRY’s ultimate goal is for users to have access to every film, song, book, and app ever made – on any device.
Zillion Group, a leading technology solution for digital engagement with offices in Norwalk, CT and Boston, MA, today announced the company has raised $28 million in its Series C round of fundraising. The round was led by TwinFocus Capital Partners, the premier boutique multifamily office for global ultra-high net worth families, entrepreneurs and professional investors. As part of the financing, TwinFocus' Cofounder and Managing Partner Paul Karger, CFA, will also join Zillion's Board of Directors.
As per Embedly's blog post announcing the acquisition:
Today we announced a major step forward in the execution of our vision and product strategy. We've closed a new $50 million strategic investment round co-led by Goldman Sachs and IDG Capital Partners.
A new startup founded by Jeremy Allaire will seek to drive mainstream adoption of digital currency such as Bitcoin by bringing payment acceptance tools to merchants, and easy to use services to consumers. The company announced today it has raised a $9 million Series A from Jim Breyer, Accel Partners and General Catalyst Partners.