Spotify Raises $526M in Funding

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

As reported by The Verge:

As Apple details its own streaming music service ahead of an imminent launch, incumbent industry leader Spotify is building its defenses against the oncoming onslaught, turning to international investors to strengthen its financial position. The Swedish streaming service yesterday closed a $526 million funding round, an influx of cash that The Wall Street Journal says brings Spotify to a valuation of $8.4 billion, up from $5 billion last September.

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) Acquires GasBuddy

Friday, March 1, 2013

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), a firm well-known in petroleum and convenience for providing fuel prices and analysis, has acquired a consumer-oriented company more known to motorists for a website that helps them find the lowest gasoline prices in town.

As reported in a Raymond James/CSP Daily News Flash, OPIS, based in Gaithersburg, Md., acquired Brooklyn Park, Minn.-based GasBuddy and its mobile-app service OpenStore for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced on March 1.

Xura Acquires Mitel Mobile and Ranzure Networks

Monday, December 19, 2016
Xura, Inc. (“Xura”), a leading provider of digital communications services, today announced that its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire Mitel Mobility, Inc. (“Mitel Mobile”), a division of Mitel Networks Corporation (“Mitel”, Nasdaq: MITL, TSX: MNW), and Ranzure Networks, Inc. (“Ranzure”). 
 

Hopper Raises $61M Series C Round of Funding

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing ($61.6M in US dollars) led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America's largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated in the round. The round is comprised of new funding, as well as a convertible note that was announced earlier in the year, and brings Hopper's total funding to date to $104M CAD.

Apptopia Raises $2.7M In Funding

Monday, November 21, 2016

Apptopia, the mobile app intelligence provider, today announced its second round of seed funding led by Ashton Kutcher's and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures. The round of $2.7 million brings Apptopia's total funding to $5 million and included the minds of Mark Cuban, 500 Startups, RTA Ventures, Full Tilt Capital, Telegraph Hill Capital, Expansion VC and more. Several parties, including Mark Cuban, have participated in both rounds.

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