Lora Kolodny covers startups and venture capital for CNBC.com in San Francisco. Previously she was an editor at TechCrunch, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, and a contributor to The New York Times. She is a graduate of Williams College. Reach her on Twitter @lorakolodny.
In acquiring Shazam, Apple gets a treasure trove of music data and a software brand that's mastered the art of recurring revenue.
Eniac Ventures and Crosscut Ventures led a $4.5 million investment in Fuzzy Pet Health
A weekly recap of the most interesting venture capital deals, funds and start-ups.
The Chinese ride-hailing giant, Didi Chuxing, which is backed by Apple, reportedly plans to expand to the Americas in 2018, starting in Mexico.
Phil Chen, founder of HTC's Vive, says consumer VR isn't dead yet-- and companies using VR in health and at work are making real money.
Acceleprise has closed its second fund at $7 million to make seed-stage investments in business software start-ups.
Anzu Partners closed its debut fund at $128.4 million to back "hard tech" start-ups working on tech for industrial use.
Pilotworks raised $13 million from Campbell Soup's venture arm and Techstars.
Redpoint and Vertex led a $21 million investment in LaunchDarkly, which makes tools to help coders launch new features.
A weekly recap of some of the most interesting venture capital deals, funds and start-ups.