• HouseWorks Receives Majority Investment from RAB Ventures February 21, 2018 10:55 pm
    HouseWorks LLC, a Newton, Massachusetts-based private-pay home care company, received a majority investment from RAB Ventures. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. As part of the transaction, RAB Ventures will provide HouseWorks with additional capital to accelerate its growth. Founded in 1999 by Chief Executive Officer Andrea Cohen, HouseWorks provides home care, elder […]
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  • Saalg Geomechanics Receives Investment from Cemex Ventures February 21, 2018 10:43 pm
    Saalg Geomechanics, a Barcelona, Spain-based engineering startup, received an investment from Cemex Ventures. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to launch the first commercial version of the software, which is currently available as a project case version. Founded by geotechnical engineers Cristian de Santos and Ignasi […]
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  • Apollo MedFlight Receives $14.5m in Growth Funding February 21, 2018 10:36 pm
    ITA Holdings Group, LLC (dba Apollo MedFlight), an Amarillo, Texas-based provider of air medical transportation services, received $14.5m in growth funding. Capital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq:CSWC) made the investment. The financing was comprised of a revolving credit facility, first lien term loan, delayed draw term loan and minority equity investment. Apollo MedFlight provides air medical transportation […]
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  • Oneiro Raises $3M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 10:30 pm
    Oneiro Ltd., a United Kingdom-based new developer of technology innovations in blockchain and cryptocurrency, raised $3m in seed funding. Cosimo Ventures, an investment firm with offices in Boston and Dublin, made the investment. Oneiro Ltd. and Oneiro NA Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a blockchain technology startup focused on creating a global cryptocurrency designed and […]
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  • Prophesee Holds Initial Close of $19M Funding Round February 21, 2018 10:13 pm
    Prophesee (formerly known as Chronocam), a Paris, France-based developer of a new type of AI-based neuromorphic vision sensing technology based on how the human eye works, closed the initial tranche of its Series B financing round, which will total $19m. Led by a new strategic investor from the electronics industry, the round also includes staged […]
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  • Vision Systems Receives Strategic Investment From Idinvest Partners February 21, 2018 9:59 pm
    Vision Systems, a Brignais, France-based system supplier designing, developing and manufacturing complete and tailored solutions for the aeronautic, land transport and marine markets, received a strategic investment from Idinvest Partners. Idinvest Partners will be acquiring a 20% stake in the company replacing Idinvest Partners will be replacing A Plus Finance. The amount of the deal […]
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  • mabl Raises $10M in Series A Funding February 21, 2018 8:50 pm
    mabl, a Boston, MA-based automated testing service that automatically fixes broken tests and identifies regressions using machine learning, raised a $10M Series A funding. Backers included CRV and Amplify Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Murat Bicer, general partner at CRV, has joined the mabl board of directors. Co-founded by Dan Belcher and Izzy Azeri, […]
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  • Carlease Raises $3.5M in Initial Funding February 21, 2018 8:44 pm
    Carlease, a Chicago, IL-based car leasing experience site delivering concierge-level consumer service, raised $3.5M in initial funding round. The round was led by Lightbank, with participation from a syndicate of automotive industry veterans, including former Cars.com president Mitch Golub, and DRIVIN co-founders Kayne Grau and Justin Mahlik. The company is using the funds to acquire […]
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  • Serial Box Secures $1.65m in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 6:15 pm
    Serial Box, a NYC-based provider serialized entertainment for readers and listeners, secured $1.65m in seed funding. The round was led by Boat Rocker Media, with participation from Richard Sarnoff (previously Co-Chair of Bertelsmann, and Director on the board of Audible), and Mattias Lundgren, the CEO of Word Audio Publishing. The company intends to use the […]
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  • Meritize Raises $6.8M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 6:04 pm
    Meritize, a Frisco, Texas-based student lending platform, raised $6.8M in seed funding. Colchis Capital, Chicago Ventures and Cube Financial Holdings led the investment round with participation from ECMC, College Loan Corporation, University Ventures, City Light Capital, PC Squared and Meritize management. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, support sales and marketing, […]
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  • Zagster Secures $15M in Growth Funding February 21, 2018 5:41 pm
    Zagster, a Cambrige, MA-based provider of modern, flexible bike share services, secured $15M in growth capital. The round, which increased total funding to $32.2M, was led by Edison Partners. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the nationwide rollout of its new dockless bike sharing service, Pace. Led by Tim Ericson, CEO, Zagster […]
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  • Cota Raises $40M in Series C Financing February 21, 2018 5:03 pm
    Cota, Inc., a NYC-based healthcare real-world evidence and data analytics company, completed a $40M Series C round of financing. The round was led by IQVIA (NYSE: IQV) with participation from EW Healthcare Partners, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and existing investors Boston Millennia Partners, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health […]
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  • Intello Raises $1.3M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 4:37 pm
    Intello, a NYC-based intelligent SaaS (software-as-a-service) optimization provider, raised $1.3M in seed funding. The round was led by Emerge with participation from BoxGroup, Blacktop, Kaedan, and Tectonic and additional investors InVision founder Clark Valberg, Muse founder Kathryn Minshew, and Sense360 founder Eli Portnoy. The company will use the funding to accelerate product development and rapidly […]
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  • Vectra Closes $36M Series D Funding February 21, 2018 4:31 pm
    Vectra, a San Jose, CA-based provider of solutions to automate the hunt for in-progress cyberattacks, closed a $36m Series D funding. The round, which brings total funding to date to $123m, was led by Atlantic Bridge with participation from The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) and Nissho Electronics Corp. and returning investors Khosla Ventures, Accel […]
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  • Dover Microsystems Secures $6m in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 4:11 pm
    Dover Microsystems, a Waltham, MA-based hardware-driven cybersecurity startup, secured $6m in seed funding. The round was led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, with participation from Draper, Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated, and the Hub Angels Investment Group, a series of angel funds focused on seed stage investments in new technology sectors with a geographical […]
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  • 4me Raises $1.65M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 4:00 pm
    4me, a Palo Alto, CA-based startup focused on improving selective outsourcing processes, secured $1.65m in seed funding. Storm Ventures made the investment. The new financing will be used to accelerate its growth, primarily in the U.S. and the U.K. Led by Cor Winkler Prins, CEO and co-founder, 4me is the provider of 4me, a SaaS […]
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  • Greenlight Raises $16M in Series A Financing February 21, 2018 3:51 pm
    Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., an Atlanta, GA-based creator of a smart debit card for kids, teens, and college students, raised $16m in Series A financing. The round was led by TTV Capital with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates and Relay Ventures, and new investors SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial, nbkc bank, Canapi, and the […]
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  • FourKites Raises $35m in Series B Funding February 21, 2018 3:45 pm
    FourKites, a Chicago, IL-based provider of a predictive supply chain platform, raised $35m in Series B funding. The round was led by August Capital with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Hyde Park Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Eric Carlborg, general partner at August Capital, will join the FourKites board. The […]
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  • ORIC Pharmaceuticals Raises $50M Series C Financing February 21, 2018 3:37 pm
    Oric Pharmaceuticals, a South San Francisco, Calif.-based clinical-stage oncology company focused on discovery and development of novel therapies against treatment-resistant cancers, completed a $50m Series C financing. This financing brings the total equity capital the company has raised to date to over $119m. Backers included Fidelity Management & Research Company, Trinitas Capital, Taiho Ventures, NS […]
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  • Should Canadians Bet on AI? February 21, 2018 3:20 pm
    2018 is already a year that will offer many avenues that financial planners and business leaders couldn’t have predicted some five years ago. The steep rise of technology and the way digital and social channels have shaken up traditional spheres have thrown strategies out of the window. Cryptocurrency, AI, and other tech-based companies that allow […]
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  • Where Will Mobile Go in 2018? February 21, 2018 3:08 pm
    One of the biggest changes from even just a few years ago is the assumption that everything can be done through a smartphone. And, it’s not an illogical thing to think. From 2012 to 2019, Canada saw over 5 million more people take to mobile phones, which shows that the industry is booming. 2016 saw […]
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  • Gabi Raises $9.5M in Series A Financing February 21, 2018 2:12 pm
    Gabi Personal Insurance Agency, Inc., a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a free, online personal insurance shopper, raised $9.5M in Series A funding. The round was led by Canvas Ventures, with participation from Correlation Ventures, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Securian Ventures and prior investors A.Capital Ventures and Project A. In conjunction with the funding, Rebecca […]
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  • Wealthsimple Raises over $50M in Funding February 21, 2018 2:03 pm
    Wealthsimple, a Toronto, Canada-based fintech company that provides a millennial-friendly digital investing service, raised a $51m ($65MCAD) in funding. Backers included the Power Financial group of companies. The round brought total investment in the company to $131m ($165MCAD). The company will use the new capital to extend its investing product, explore new financial product offerings, […]
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  • Procept BioRobotics Raises $118M in Financing February 21, 2018 1:56 pm
    Procept BioRobotics, a Redwood Shores, Calif.-based surgical robotics company, raised $118m in an equity financing. The round was led by new investor Viking Global Investors LP, with participation from new investor Perceptive Advisors and existing investors CPMG. The company intends to use the funds to commercialize its Aquablation therapy for the minimally invasive treatment of […]
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  • Synchronizing Big Data using Knowledge Management Graphs February 21, 2018 1:47 pm
    Within large companies or institutions, Big Data isn’t a new phenomenon. Nevertheless, due to its expense reduction and ease to deal with, Big Data is becoming popular in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well. A remarkable result of the Big Data age is the ever-increasing array of data needed to make it an asset […]
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  • StatusToday Raises $3.91M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 12:00 pm
    StatusToday, a London, UK-based startup that is building out AI tech for companies to understand their employees, raised $3.91M in seed funding. The round was led by LocalGlobe, with participation from Notion Capital, firstminute capital, Entrepreneur First’s follow-on fund, Force Over Mass Capital, tiny vc (a fund by Philipp Moehring and Andy chung of AngelList) […]
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  • 3radical Raises £3M in Funding February 21, 2018 11:52 am
    3radical, a UK-based developer of an audience engagement platform Voco, raised £3m in funding. The UK backers were not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to strengthen the management team, continue to develop the technology and expand its business reach into existing and new markets. Founded by British technology entrepreneurs David Eldridge and […]
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  • Thirdpresence Raises $2.4M in Seed Funding February 21, 2018 11:23 am
    Thirdpresence, a Helsinki, Finland-based AI-driven programmatic video advertising company, raised $2.4M in seed funding. Backers included Inventure and Tesi and other new and existing investors. The company, which has raised over $6M in total funding to date, intends to use the funds to accelerate R&D on their purpose-built AI. Led by Valtteri Pukander, CEO, Thirdpresence […]
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  • relayr Raises US$30m in Funding February 21, 2018 11:13 am
    relayr, a Berlin, Germany-based provider of complete IoT solutions, raised approx. US$30m in funding. Backers included B37, Purple Arch and DTCP (Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners). The company intends to use the capital to further expand its core activities in the tech sector and continue growing in areas such as AI-driven industry 4.0 connectivity. Led by […]
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  • Supermood Raises €2.5m in Series A Funding February 21, 2018 10:32 am
    Supermood, a Paris, France-based employee engagement software provider, raised €2.5m in Series A funding. Backers included Alven Capital, 50 Partners and Blablacar CTO Francis Nappez. The company intends to use the funds to hire new people. Co-founded in 2015 by Kevin Bourgeois and Robin Nicollet, Supermood provides a SaaS-based expert driven engagement and happiness at […]
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