VC-backed Wix buys Israeli startup Appixia

Wix.com, a provider of free software for building websites, has acquired Appixia. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Israel, Appixia is a mobile commerce native app builder. Wix, which recently went public, is backed by Benchmark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Mangrove Venture Capital.

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Benchmark raises Founders’ Fund

Benchmark Capital has raised $34 million for its latest Founders Fund, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filings show Benchmark raised $22.75 million for Benchmark Founders’ Fund VIII and $11.3 million for Benchmark Founders’ Fund VIII-B.

Greylock leads $15 mln funding of open source project provider Docker

Docker, which runs an open source project used by cloud developers and operators to automate the deployment of apps, said it has completed raising a $15 million Series B round of funding. Greylock Partners led the round, which also included Insight Venture Partners, Benchmark Capital, Trinity Ventures and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang. As part of the funding, Jerry Chen, a partner at Greylock, will join the board.

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Benchmark Capital is raising a new fund – Reuters

Benchmark Capital, the firm behind companies ranging from eBay to Twitter, is raising a new venture fund, Reuters reported, citing a person familiar with the situation. The fund will be about the same size as Benchmark’s previous fund, a $425 million vehicle that closed in January 2011, the person said.

Minted raises $41mln Series C

Minted, an online marketplace for independent design and art, has raised $41 million in its Series C financing, led by Technology Crossover Ventures. Allen & Company and existing investor Benchmark Capital both participated as investors in the round.

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Uber Raises New Round Of About $360M

According to a filing in Delaware state court, first reported by All Things D, and confirmed by several media reports, Uber, the local on-demand transport company, has raised more than $360 million from TPG Capital, Benchmark Capital and Google Ventures.

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