Reuters – Spark Capital Raises $450m Fund

Spark Capital raised $450 million for its fourth fund, making it the largest round for the Boston-based firm, writes Reuters. Spark, which has invested in consumer Internet companies like Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare, will tap this fund to expand into other sectors like financial services, healthcare and education.

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Storenvy Raises $5m

Storenvy has secured a $5 million Series A funding to fuel the growth of its social commerce platform. The round was led by Intel Capital and Spark Capital with participation by First Round Capital.

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