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John Dukes

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Cities to Watch for Tech Funding Rounds

While cities such as San FranciscoAustin & Seattle dominate the headlines for major tech funding rounds, here are some cities that while lesser known for technology, are showing some impressive growth trends recently related to early stage financing.

Funding News: Average Series A Jumps to $11.78 Million

In funding news, the average Series A funding round has jumped to $11.78 million in the U.S. for the week ending 4/27, according to the most recent Series A Funding Trends report from Fundz.

MA Closes in on NY in Total Series A & Other Funding Rounds YTD

With the two cities of Boston and Cambridge leading the way, Massachusetts is closing in on #2 New York in total Series A and other funding rounds year to date.

VC Funding 2019: YTD Observations

Fundz yesterday released a 2019 funding trends report which shows the level of venture capital funding so far in 2019 by state and industry, as well as the top funding rounds year to date.

Venture Capital Funding News: Startup Funding by U.S. City, 2018

In venture capital funding news, the following bubble map shows total seed & VC funding by U.S. city in 2018.

Fundz Pro customers can see all the fundings per city as they are filed, get real-time alerts of new fundings, as well as export lists of recently funded companies. Here is an example CSV download.

Recently Funded Companies: Insights from February Tech Fundings

In February, 2019 there were 228 new filings of funding rounds in the U.S. from companies that were classified as "computers", "other technology", "telecommunications" or "biotechnology". 

Some notable findings are summarized below:

Recently Funded Startups: Tech Funding Stats for January, 2019

In January, 2019 there were 325 new filings of funding rounds in the U.S. from companies that were classified as "technology", "other technology", "telecommunications" or "biotechnology". 

Texas Tops Leading States in Funding Round Growth Rate in 2018

California, New York, Massachusetts and Texas remained the leaders in total number of funding rounds in 2018. On a percentage growth basis in number of funding rounds, Texas took the #1 position with a 7.13% increase in deals, followed followed by Massachusetts at #2, with a 7.07% increase.

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DataRobot Raises $100 Million in Series D Funding Round

Boston based DataRobot, which develops technology to automate the process of building and operationalizing machine learning models, has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round, bringing its total funding to $225 million. The company's series a funding was back in 2014, when the team raised $21 million, led by New Enterprise Associates.