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Rover announces $40M round for pet sitting and dog walking

Last month, we reported that Rover was closing a $40 million round. Looks like the deal has closed — the pet-sitting startup announced today that it has raised, yep, $40 million in a Series E funding. The round was led by Foundry Group and Menlo Ventures, with participation from Madrona Venture Group — all existing investors. Rover has now raised more than $90 million in …

Formlabs raises $35 million series B, announces Autodesk partnership

Formlabs is shaping up to be something of a rare bright spot in a world of desktop 3D printers. While plenty of other devices have come and gone, failing to live up to the promise of consumer electronics’ next big thing, the company’s pro-level technology has continued to pique the interest of hobbyists and prototypers alike. A couple of months after picking up an online 3D …