Notey nabs $1.6 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Notey, a platform that helps users find blogs, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding. The investors included Steve Kirsch, founder of Infoseek, OneID and CoinTrust; Hugo Barra, vice president of international at Xiaomi; and Ryan Holmes, CEO and founder of Hootsuite.


Formation 8 adds new partner to team

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Singapore-based investor Joel Sng has joined Formation 8 as a partner, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Sng’s portfolio of investments include Facebook, Uber, Xiaomi, Razer, SF Express, Airbnb and Palantir. To read more details about Formation 8’s new addition, visit here.


21Vianet scores $296 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

China-based 21Vianet Group, a carrier neutral internet data center services provider, will receive $296 million in funding. The investors are Kingsoft, Xiaomi and Temasek. The transaction is expected to close in January 2015.