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Personal Data Organizer Mustbin Raises $1.5 Million More, Adds Secure Messaging

Mustbin, a personal data organizer that lets you snap photos of important documents – like financial statements, home and vehicle information, medical documents, and more – and store those securely in the cloud, has become one of the go-to apps on my iPhone’s homescreen since it launched out of …

Layer Raises $14.5M, Hires iMessage, Facetime Pioneer Andy Vyrros As CTO

Communications platform for mobile and web apps and Disrupt SF 2013 winner Layer has raised $14.5 million in Series A funding from Homebrew, AME Cloud Ventures (Jerry Yang’s investment vehicle), CrunchFund, Fuel Capital and other investors. At the same time, it has announced a key hire: Andy …

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With 8,000 designs in its portfolio, Japanese home design marketplace raises $1.2 million

Japanese home design marketplace Suvaco announced (PDF) over the weekend it raised about US$1.18 million from Fuji Startup Ventures and Mobile …

After 2 Months, Gadget Marketplace App FOBO Has Hit A Million-Dollar Run Rate. This Video Shows Why.

It’s been just about two months since FOBO launched its local marketplace app for consumer electronics. But already, the app has proven wildly successful in its home market of San Francisco, where it’s pushing a $1 million run rate and spreading just by word-of-mouth.<p>FOBO is an ultra-simple app for …

Curated Shopping Service Outfittery Raises €13M To Improve Men’s Fashion Sense

Outfittery, a curated shopping service for men’s clothing, has raised €13 million in new funding to expand into other European markets beyond Germany, Austria and Switzerland where it currently operates.<p>The round was led by Germany’s Highland Capital Partners Europe, with participation from …

Online Real Estate Service Trulia Relaunches Its Mobile Apps

Just ahead of the spring house hunting season, the online real estate service Trulia today launched a major redesign of its flagship mobile apps for iOS and Android.<p>The new design puts real estate photos at the center of the experience. The design team also moved to a flat look on both platforms …

Trumaker, The Made-To-Measure Men’s Apparel Startup, Closes $6.5 Million Series A

Technology has a way of making things that have historically been accessible to the wealthy and connected a bit more within reach to the rest of us. Uber’s done it with limos, Fancy Hands with personal assistant services, Everlane with luxury-caliber t-shirts.<p>Trumaker is another startup in this …

Apartment Listing Startup RentHop Opens Up Nationwide

Who likes Craigslist? No one! Who wants to see a startup succeed in providing a better alternative when searching for an apartment? Pretty much everyone! Will RentHop be that startup? I dunno, maybe.<p>RentHop, which launched in 2009 and has spent the last several years refining its marketplace for …

StyleSeat, An Online Marketplace For Stylists & Beauty Pros, Raises $10.2M Series A From Lightspeed

As hinted at last month, salon-booking service StyleSeat has now closed on its Series A round of funding. Led by Lightspeed Ventures, the company has raised an additional $10.2 million in outside investment, bringing its total raise to date to $14 million. The funding will be used to both grow the …

10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Take On Shaving Heavyweights, Gillette And Schick

Not every 10-month old startup can say that it has crossed a handful of oceans and international borders to purchase a 93-year-old factory — or raised $122.5 million to do so. Yet, not every Internet startup is trying to make waves in the everyday world of shaving, where 85 percent of the market is …

Need A Date Idea? Delightful Sells Tailored Dates For The Couple That Has Done Everything

I know you.<p>You’re lucky enough to have found the love of your life — and somehow, you’ve convinced her (/him) to love you back. For years and years, even!<p>You want to take them on the finest adventures. Symphonies. Speed boats. Friggin’ magic-carpet, whole-new-world kind of stuff.<p>But you’re also …