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File-Sharing Service Droplr Is Going Freemium

File-sharing service Droplr is adopting a freemium business model to mirror the success of Slack. Read the TechCrunch article.

ATG Risk Solutions raises $1M to create ‘safety scores’ for individual motorists

ATG Risk Solutions has raised $1 million in seed funding from the Alliance of Angels, an undisclosed insurance company and Hearst, the publishing giant that owns several automobile-related magazine titles and operates a division known as Motor Information Systems, to create the equivalent of a FICO score for individual drivers. Read the GeekWire article.

Bigleaf Networks raises $1.5M to help businesses manage multiple Internet connections

Bigleaf Networks, a Portland-based Internet redundancy and optimization service, has raised a $1.5 million Series A round led by Oregon Angel Fund. Portland Seed Fund, Alliance of Angels, and other angel investors also participated in the round. Read the GeekWire article.

Lumen Learning raises $2.5M to help college students save money with open courseware

Lumen Learning, a Portland-based startup that offers college students access to open courseware, announced that it raised a $2.5 million seed round. The investment was led by Oregon Angel Fund, with participation from Portland Seed Fund, Alliance of Angels, and other individual investors. Read the GeekWire article.

Skycast get a major boost from Alaska Airlines

Renton-based Skycast has landed a massive deal to build 7,000 in-flight entertainment tablets for Alaska Airlines. Read the Puget Sound Business Journal article.