Lexumo Lands $4.89 Million Seed Round To Help Ensure Open Source Code Security

 Lexumo, a Cambridge, Massachusetts cloud service that continuously checks open source code to be sure it has the latest security updates, announced a solid $ 4.89 million seed round today. The round was led by Accomplice, .406 Ventures and Draper. What has… Continue Reading

FiveStars Gets $50M To Help Small Retailers Run Loyalty Programs Like Their Bigger Rivals

 FiveStars, a five year-old startup that has built a platform and app to run loyalty programs and shopping analytics for small brick-and-mortar retailers, has received a reward of its own: the company has raised a round of $ 50 million, funding… Continue Reading

ItsOn Raises $12.5M From Verizon, A16Z, More To Help Carriers Sell Tailored Data Services

 Mobile carriers are looking for ways to catch some of the growth in smartphone usage beyond their basic role as network providers, and that trend is having a knock-on effect on startups that help those carriers: ItsOn, a cloud-based platform founded by… Continue Reading

EnergyElephant Wants To Help Every Business Save Money On Their Energy Bill

 Today at the TechCrunch Disrupt London Startup Battlefield, EnergyElephant presented its “energy analysis” service to a crowded hall of investors, developers and entrepreneurs. The startup, bootstrapped to date, takes in a company’s energy use information — a bill, in other… Continue Reading