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NextView Ventures Portfolio Updates: June 2014

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June 10, 2014 · 3  min.

A sampling of recent news from our portfolio and the NextView Ventures team.

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TapCommerce Acquired by Twitter [Re/code]

Congrats to the TapCommerce team! Re/code

 

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Swipely Raises $20M Series C [TechCrunch]

Swipely had recently announced that its payment processing rate had doubled to $2 billion on an annual basis. TechCrunch

 

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BookBub Raises $3.8M to Help You Pick Your Next E-book [Mashable]

The startup is nearing 3 million members, drives more than 1 million e-book sales every month and generates revenue in the “seven figures.” Mashable

 

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Farmeron Raises Another $2.65M to Disrupt Dairy [TechCrunch]

Farmeron focuses on the data-complex dairy industry where you need to manage 50 to 5,000 cows. TechCrunch

 

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Sunrise Lets You Connect Other Apps to Your Calendar [TechCrunch]

Calendar platform Sunrise just introduced third-party apps for your calendar. Starting with Evernote, GitHub, Songkick, TripIt and Asana, you can now connect your accounts to Sunrise to see your relevant data directly in your calendar, and interact with it. TechCrunch

 

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Dunwello Adds Another $250K [BostInno]

What’s been surprising since the startup rolled out its beta, however, is the amount of interest dunwello has seen from larger corporations. BostInno

 

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Mojo Motors Data Cited: Top 10 Longest Lasting Car Brands [Forbes]

According to a recent study by Mojo Motors, Toyota is the leader among the top 10 longest-lasting car brands. Forbes

 

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Shareaholic Guest Post: How to Improve Your Company Blog [Huffington Post]

“Readers are drowning in content. At the same time, bloggers are caught up in a never-ending rat race to author articles cheaper and faster.”

Shareaholic’s Danny Wong on 12 different ways to improve company blogging for better results. Huffington Post

 

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Netflix for Art Startup TurningArt Adds Another $668K

The company is focused on helping businesses with a low-cost way to keep offices fresh. Boston Business Journal