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Thursday, 17 April 2014

Quora raises $80m, takes valuation to a reported $900m


Q&A service closes Series C funding round to bring total investment to date to $140m.

Facebook backer makes investment in data analysis firm Datalogix


Jim Breyer, early-stage investor in Facebook, is now backing the social network’s ad ROI analysis partner.

IMS Health prices initial public offering


Sale to generate $1.3bn. UPDATE: Shares begin trading on NYSE at $22.18.

$2.2m raised for mobile app video feedback platform Lookback


Lookback co-founded by former Spotify lead developers Joachim Bengtsson and Jonatan Littke.

Confirmed: BrainJuicer results show revenue up 17%


CEO John Kearon says 2013 performance shows “the market moving meaningfully in our direction”.

Cello revenue up 18% to £159.7m in 2013


Insight and marketing group reports double-digit increases in gross profit in health and consumer divisions.

Unspun raises $250,000 for new 'market discovery tool'


Bangalore-based marketing research and consulting firm gets backing for app-based marketing models. raises $2.5m, appoints new CEO


Jeff Erhardt named as CEO following Series A funding round led by Voyager Capital.

BrightBytes boosts growth with $15m funding


Series B funding round for educational analytics organisation will fund global expansion.

Perception Research Services revenue tops $55m in 2013


Consumer research specialist says growth has come from global packaging research partnerships.

MetrixLab reports 22% rise in 2013 revenue


Chief executive Han de Groot attributes growth to new “strategic direction”.

AOL co-founder to invest in three data and analytics companies


Steve Case pledges funds for Google Demo Day companies Automated Insights, Docalytics and GoSpotCheck.

Sales of data products deliver results for YouGov


Revenue for six months to 31 January up 9% to £32.6m. Adjusted operating profit up 31%.

Chime Insight and Engagement sees operating income rise


Annual results show income growth of 19% and profits up 29%.

Marketing budget growth slows, leading to dip in Warc GMI


Global Marketing Index down 0.9 points from February on slowdown of budget expectations.

Join the Dots posts 23% rise in annual revenue


Growth comes from new and existing clients, and expansion of international work, say firm.

Simply Measured closes $20m funding round


Series C investment brings total funding to date to $28.9m.

L2 raises $16.5m to develop BI offering


Growth investment round of $16.5m led by General Catalyst Partners.

St Ives sees growth in marketing services revenue


Half-year results show marketing revenue up 50%, helped by consultancy businesses Pragma and Incite.

Emotient bags $6m in funding


Series B financing round for facial expression analysis firm led by Handbag, LLC.

AppsFlyer raises $7.1m


Series A funding round for mobile app measurement tool led by Pitango Venture Capital and Magma Venture Partners.