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Eyeing international growth, Gigya raises $15.3M

Gigya, a startup that provides businesses with a suite of tools to make their sites more social, announced today that it had raised $15.3 million in new funding from Condé Nast’s parent company Advance Publications, Mayfield Fund, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures and Adobe.

The Startup Ecosystem and the “Zuckerberg Effect”

No one knows what the future– and the NYSE–have in store for LinkedIn following its debut. But venture capitalists like Benchmark Capital’s Bill Gurley believe the $9 billion IPO will finally trigger the end of Silicon Valley’s long-running apathy toward IPO’s–aka, “The Zuckerberg Effect.”

Motorola, Others Invest In TuneWiki

Motorola (NYSE: MOT) Ventures is leading a round of funding in social music startup TuneWiki; HillsVen Capital, Novel TMT, Benchmark Capital…

Glassdoor Gets $6.5 Million In Latest Round

Career-focused social net has raised $6.5 million in a second round of funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Existing investor…