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Value-Focused Mobile Shopping App Wish Raises $19M From GGV And Formation 8

April 24, 2014 | TechCrunch

Wish, a startup that likens itself to “an AdWords for shopping,” has raised $19 million in financing led by GGV Capital and Formation 8. Existing seed investors also participated, including Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang. Additionally, Hans Tung, managing director at GGV Capital joined the company’s board of directors.

Zendesk Files IPO for Up to $150 Million; Acquires Zopim Technologies

April 10, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Zendesk has more than 40,000 customer accounts, increased revenue 88% over last year to $72 million, and has 41% of its top line customers outside the U.S. In a separate announcement, Zendesk acquired Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based provider of live chat software, to expand the chat capabilities of its customer service platform.

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