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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Financing Right Now

Over the past few years, we have seen an explosion of startup activity as the traditional barriers to entry have come down. The ability to raise money no longer determines one’s fate. With lowered costs to build and run websites, acquire and retain users, virtually anybody can pick up coding and start a tech company.

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FreshBooks Raises $30 Million and Plans to Hire 250 More Employees by 2016

FreshBooks has raised US $30 million round in its first institutional investment round.

The round, led by Oak Investment Partners with participation from Atlas Venture and Georgian Partners, will position the company for "increased growth as it helps freelancers and service-based businesses successfully build their businesses without having to learn accounting."

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Zillow Acquires Retsly from GrowLab Portfolio

Seattle-based Zillow just announced that it has acquired Vancouver's Retsly, a GrowLab portfolio company founded in 2013. Zillow has not disclosed the financial terms of the acquisition.

NASDAQ traded Zillow is the leading real estate and home-related marketplace.

Retsly is a software company that normalizes real estate data from multiple listing services (MLS) so developers can build data-driven products for the real estate industry.

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