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  • @alsoplouie has raised $45M of a $100M fund, the firm's 3rd, @VentureBeat reports; its last fund in '10 was also for $100M; the firm was 1 of @Twitch's 1st investors; it also had successful exits w/ Ribbit, giving the firm a fivefold return, & NetWitness for an eightfold return - Link
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  • Pinterest launches Analytics Dashboard for businesses to optimize content; the tool provides data on views, re-pins & traffic driven to outside sites; cust behavior & info, such as demographics & location, are also provided - Link

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  • @ZipRecruiter, a site for jobseekers & hiring co's, raises $63M A led by @IVP w/ participation from Basepoint & @IndustryVC; ZipRecruiter posts job openings to 50+ employment sites, like glassdoor & SimplyHired; this is ZipRecruiter's 1st ext funding - Link

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