• ADAY raises $2 mln November 22, 2017 6:32 pm
    ADAY said it raised $2 million from investors including H&M CO:LAB, H&M’s venture capital arm, and ADG, according to a press release.
    Mark Boslet
  • LeafLink fetches $10 mln Series A November 22, 2017 6:15 pm
    LeafLink, a marketplace for wholesale cannabis, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Nosara Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Casa Verde Capital, Wisdom VC, Phyto Partners, TIA Ventures and Brand New Matter.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Teeth straightening startup Candid grabs $15 mln Series A November 22, 2017 3:46 pm
    New York City-based Candid Co, a teeth straightening startup, has raised $15 million in Series A funding. Greycroft, Bessemer and e.ventures led the round with other investors that included Arena Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Step Pharma nabs Series A funding November 22, 2017 3:44 pm
    Paris-based Step Pharma, a developer of a novel class of oral nucleotide synthesis inhibitors, has secured 14.5 million euros in Series A financing. The investors included Pontifax, Kurma Partners, Bpifrance, Inserm Transfert Initiative, Idinvest, Sygnature Discovery and the Imagine Institute.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Lightform picks up $5 mln in Lux Capital-led round November 22, 2017 2:42 pm
    San Francisco-based Lightform Inc, an augmented reality hardware company, has secured $5 million in funding. Lux Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Dolby Family Ventures, CrunchFund, Comet Labs, Presence Capital and Anorak Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Baseline Ventures leads Series A funding for PacketZoom November 22, 2017 12:35 pm
    San Mateo, California-based PacketZoom, a mobile networking platform provider, has secured $5 million in Series A funding. Baseline Ventures led the round with participation from First Round Capital, Tandem Capital and Arafura Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Buildup raises $7 mln November 22, 2017 12:16 pm
    Buildup said Nov. 22 that it raised $7 million in a Series A round. Investors include TLV Partners, UpWest Labs, 01Ventures, Abstract Ventures, as well as Check founders Guy Goldstein and Ahikam Kaufman. Buildup, of Palo Alto, California, provides a mobile collaboration and task management platform for construction jobsites.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Divergent 3D raises $65 mln November 22, 2017 12:05 pm
    Divergent 3D said Nov. 21 that it raised $65 million in a Series B round led by O Luxe Holdings Ltd. Other investors include Horizons Ventures, Shanghai Alliance Investment Limited and Altran Technologies. The round includes an investor option to add $40 million. Divergent 3D is a technology development and licensing platform.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Overclock Labs snags $1.3 mln seed November 21, 2017 7:02 pm
    Overclock Labs, a newly launched developer of tools for automating distributed cloud infrastructure, has secured $1.3 million in seed funding. The investors included CrunchFund. 
    Iris Dorbian
  • Kona Deep locks in $5.5 mln November 21, 2017 6:43 pm
    Hawaii-based Kona Deep Corporation, a bottled water company, has secured $5.5 million in financing. The investors include Danone Manifesto Ventures, the venture arm of Danone, and Grand Crossing Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Mothers’ app Peanut pulls in seed funding November 21, 2017 4:16 pm
    London-based Peanut, an app for mothers, has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding. Sweet Capital Investment and the Female Founders Fund led the round with participation from other investors that included Greycroft, Sound Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Felix and Partech.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Sendwithus inks $5 mln Series A November 21, 2017 3:34 pm
    San Francisco and British Columbia-based Sendwithus, a communications management platform that helps company streamline their emails, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. BlueRun Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Initialized Capital, Acequía Capital, Baseline Ventures, SV Angel, Maiden Lane, Y Combinator and Scott Banister. In conjunction with the funding, Cheryl Cheng, a general partner at BlueRun Ventures, has been added to the Sendwithus board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Children’s ride service HopSkipDrive grabs $7.4 mln November 21, 2017 3:23 pm
    HopSkipDrive, a ride service for children, has secured $7.4 million in funding, according to a blog post on its site. The investors included FirstMark Capital, Upfront Ventures, Skyview Capital and Halogen Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Buildup lands $7 mln Series A November 21, 2017 3:12 pm
    Palo Alto, California-based Buildup, a mobile collaboration and task management platform for construction jobsites, has secured $7 million in Series A funding. The investors included TLV Partners, UpWest Labs, 01 Ventures and Abstract Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Eitan Bek, a managing partner at TLV Partners, will join the Buildup board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Digital health company Oviva hauls in $12 mln Series A November 20, 2017 9:27 pm
    Digital health company Oviva has secured $12 million in Series A funding. The investors were Albion Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners, Partech Ventures and Walking Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Locus Robotics snags $25 mln Series B November 20, 2017 8:26 pm
    Locus Robotics, a provider of autonomous, mobile robots for use in ecommerce fulfillment warehouses, has secured $25 million in Series B funding. Scale Venture Partners led the round. Choate Hall & Stewart LLP was legal counsel to Locus Robotics on the transaction.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Pixvana attracts $14 mln Series A November 20, 2017 8:23 pm
    Seattle-based Pixvana, a virtual reality technology startup, has raised $14 million in Series A funding. Vulcan Capital led the round with participation from Raine Ventures, Microsoft Ventures, Cisco Investments, Hearst Ventures and Madrona Venture Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • AI startup AISense scores $10 mln Series A November 20, 2017 4:43 pm
    Los Altos, California-based AISense, an artificial intelligence startup, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Horizons Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Tim Draper’s Draper Associates and Draper Dragon Fund, David Cheriton and Bridgewater Associates. In addition to the funding, Bart Swanson, an adviser at Horizons Ventures, has joined the AISense board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • AIB backs TransferMate November 20, 2017 4:39 pm
    TransferMate, a B2B payments provider, has raised 30 million euros in funding. The investor was Allied Irish Banks. As a result of the transaction, AIB now has a "small" minority equity ownership stake in TransferMate. Perella Weinberg Partners LP served as the exclusive strategic and financial adviser to TransferMate on the transaction while EY was financial and tax due diligence adviser to AIB.
    Iris Dorbian
  • KKR-backed Emerald Media leads Series B round for aCommerce November 20, 2017 4:17 pm
    Indonesia-based aCommerce Co. Ltd, an ecommerce enabler and e-distributor, has secured $65 million in Series B funding. KKR-backed Emerald Media led the round with participation from previous backers that included Blue Sky, MDI Ventures and DKSH. North Ridge Partners served as adviser on the transaction.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Scalyr nabs $20 mln Series A November 20, 2017 3:26 pm
    Scalyr, a log management and server monitoring service, has raised $20 million in Series A funding. Shasta Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers Bloomberg Beta, Susa Ventures and Heroic Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Insurance startup Zego lands Series A funds November 20, 2017 3:00 pm
    London-based Zego, an insurance provider, has secured 6 million pounds in Series A funding. The investor was Balderton Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Video creation platform VidMob inks $7.5 mln Series A November 17, 2017 6:48 pm
    VidMob, a video creation platform, has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included Manifest Investment Partners, Interlock Partners, Stampede Ventures, Acadia Woods Partners and Macanta Investments.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Diamond Orthopedic reels in $3.5 mln seed November 17, 2017 4:46 pm
    Charlotte, North Carolina-based Diamond Orthopedic, a medical device company, has secured $3.5 million in seed funding. MagnaSci Fund LP led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • GoSpotCheck nabs $21.5 mln November 17, 2017 4:19 pm
    Denver-based GoSpotCheck, a SaaS-based field execution management platform, has secured $21.5 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners and Point Nine Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Deliveroo adds extra $98 mln to Series F round November 17, 2017 4:17 pm
    London-based Deliveroo, an online food delivery company, has raised an additional $98 million to its Series F funding round, bringing the total tally to $482 million. T. Rowe Price Associates and Fidelity Management & Research Company led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • UK satellite imaging and intelligence startup Bird.i lands $2.6 mln November 17, 2017 3:54 pm
    UK-based Bird.i, a satellite imaging and intelligence startup, has raised $2.6 million in funding. Accelerated Digital Ventures led the round with participation from Concrete VC, Frontline Ventures, Satellite Application Catapult Services and Scottish Investment Bank.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Ncardia attracts Series B funding November 17, 2017 3:18 pm
    Ncardia, an drug discovery and stem cell technology company, has raised 10.5 million euros in Series B financing. Épimède led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Shippeo picks up Series A November 17, 2017 3:07 pm
    Paris-based Shippeo, a provider of a supply chain visibility platform, has secured 10 million euros in Series A funding. Partech Ventures and Otium Venture led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Achievelt snags $1.7 mln November 16, 2017 10:01 pm
    Achieveit, which helps businesses "improve the execution of their strategic plans and growth initiatives," has raised $1.7 million in funding. The investor was BIP Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Modulated Imaging nets $2.86 mln Series A November 16, 2017 9:56 pm
    Irvine, California-based Modulated Imaging Inc, a provider of imaging technology for preventing, diagnosing and curing medical conditions, has raised $2.86 million in Series A financing. Grey Sky Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co and Fresenius Medical Care Ventures GmbH.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Fidelity-led round brings Adeptmind’s funding to $5.5 mln November 16, 2017 7:45 pm
    Adeptmind Inc has launched its Toronto-based deep learning platform and secured a seed investment from Fidelity Investments Canada. The investment brings total funding so far to $5.5 million. Founded last year by CEO G Wu and CTO Jing He, Adeptmind is developing technology that uses deep learning techniques to help e-commerce companies improve online searches, filters and customer service.
    Kirk Falconer
  • Airside Mobile locks in $6 mln Series A November 16, 2017 7:39 pm
    Arlington, Virginia-based Airside Mobile, a creator of a mobile passport app, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Blazar Ventures and Grotech Ventures led the round with participation from Bain Capital Ventures and 8VC.
    Iris Dorbian
  • German furnished apartments startup Wunderflats grabs funding November 16, 2017 5:14 pm
    Berlin-based Wunderflats, an online platform for furnished apartments, has secured 3 million euros in funding. The investors included Creathor Venture, the IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft’s VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft, ECONA AG and unnamed family offices.
    Iris Dorbian
  • High-tech outerwear OROS inks $2 mln seed November 16, 2017 5:07 pm
    OROS, a maker of high-tech outerwear, has secured $2 million in seed funding. The investors were NCT Ventures and Fengshion Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Gainfully rallies $2.5 mln November 16, 2017 5:06 pm
    San Francisco-based Gainfully Inc, a compliant, software-as-a-service network that connects insurance and financial services companies, has secured $2.5 million in funding. MassMutual Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Logz.io hauls in $23 mln Series C November 16, 2017 4:46 pm
    Tel Aviv and Boston-based Logz.io, a provider of AI-powered log analysis, has raised $23 million in Series C funding. OpenView led the round with participation from 83North, Giza and Vintage Investment Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Tr3Dent attracts $350K November 16, 2017 4:13 pm
    Galway, Ireland-based Tr3Dent, a provider of business ecosystem modeling software, has raised $350,000 in funding. The investors were Intermedia, xiVENTURES Fund Inc and Enterprise Ireland.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Berlin startup Lofelt pulls in $5.4 mln Series A November 16, 2017 4:09 pm
    Berlin-based Lofelt, a maker of haptic solutions in consumer electronics, has raised $5.4 million in Series A funding. Wolfman One led the round with participation from Horizons Ventures, Q Venture Partners and Coparion.
    Iris Dorbian
  • X4 Pharmaceuticals lands $27 mln Series B November 16, 2017 3:36 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based X4 Pharmaceuticals, a developer of novel CXCR4 inhibitor drugs to improve immune cell trafficking to treat cancer and rare diseases, has closed $27 million in Series B financing. The investors were not named.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Pure Harvest rakes in $4.5 mln November 16, 2017 3:34 pm
    Abu Dhabi-based Pure Harvest Smart Farms, an arid climate agribusiness, has raised $4.5 million in funding. Shorooq Investments was the lead investor.
    Iris Dorbian
  • China ticketing platform Maoyan raises $150 million from Tencent: Reuters November 16, 2017 3:30 pm
    Maoyan, one of China’s biggest online ticketing platforms, on Wednesday said it has secured 1 billion yuan ($150.82 million) in funding from internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the company at 20 billion yuan.
    Reuters News
  • Topbox snags funding from Flyover Capital November 16, 2017 3:24 pm
    Topbox, a provider of customer touchpoint intelligence software, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The backer was Flyover Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Upfront Ventures leads Series A round for Inboard Technology November 16, 2017 3:17 pm
    Santa Cruz, California-based Inboard Technology, an electric skateboard creator, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. Upfront Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • White Mountains to back Easterly Partners Group November 16, 2017 3:01 pm
    White Mountains has agreed to provide growth funding to Boston and New York-based Easterly Partners Group, an asset management holding company that owns stakes in third-party asset management businesses. No financial terms were disclosed.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TaskEasy picks up $22 mln Series C November 16, 2017 1:05 pm
    Salt Lake City-based TaskEasy, a provider of lawn maintenance services, has secured $22 million in Series C funding. River Cities Capital led the round with participation from Camber Creek, Moderne Ventures, Grotech Ventures, Access Venture Partners and Delta Electronics Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • B2B payment platform PayStand fetches $6 mln Series A November 16, 2017 12:05 pm
    PayStand, a B2B payment platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. BlueRun Ventures led the round with participation from Cervin Ventures, Serra Ventures, TiE and Capital for Founders.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Healthy snacks company TRUE Jerky to snag funding November 15, 2017 9:08 pm
    One Thousand & One Voices, a private family capital fund, has agreed to provide funding to San Francisco-based TRUE Jerky, a healthy snack foods company. No financial terms were disclosed.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Atomist gathers $22 mln Series A November 15, 2017 8:30 pm
    San Francisco-based Atomist, a newly launched platform for developers, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. The investors were Accel and Matrix Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Digital art frame creator Meural lands $5 mln Series A November 15, 2017 8:05 pm
    New York City-based Meural, a creator of a digital art frame, has secured $5 million in Series A funding. Corigin Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included NETGEAR and Resolute Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Goji attracts $15 mln November 15, 2017 6:56 pm
    Boston-based Goji, an online personal lines insurance agency, has secured $15 million in funding. Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cookie chain Tiff’s Treats locks in $25 mln November 15, 2017 6:54 pm
    Austin, Texas-based Tiff’s Treats, a warm cookie chain, has raised $25 million in funding. Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Lincoln Isetta, a managing director at Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, will join Tiff’s Treats’ board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Index Ventures leads $21 mln funding in Built November 15, 2017 4:56 pm
    Nashville, Tennessee-based Built, which provides a cloud-based platform to manage the construction lending process, announced it has raised a $21 million Series A round led by Index Ventures. New York-based Nyca Partners also invested in the round. The company has now raised $25 million since it was founded in 2014.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • Canal Partners leads funding round for Allbound November 15, 2017 4:03 pm
    Phoenix-based Allbound, a next generation partner relationship management platform, has secured an undisclosed amount of venture funding. Canal Partners led the round with participation from Tallwave Capital and the Arizona Founders Fund. Also, Allbound has named Mike Chadwick as CEO. Current CEO and founder Scott Salkin will remain on the board of directors and serve as chief innovation officer. Salkin's work background includes stints at GoDaddy and Acronis.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Arterys takes in $30 mln Series B November 15, 2017 3:57 pm
    Arterys Inc., a medical imaging company, has secured $30 million in Series B financing. Temasek led the round with participation from Northwell Health Ventures, New York-Presbyterian, Varian Medical Systems, GE Ventures, Fosun, DNA Capital, Emergent Medical Partners and ORI Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Outpost Medicine rakes in $20 mln November 15, 2017 3:55 pm
    Indianapolis and London-based Outpost Medicine, a biopharmaceutical company focused on treating urologic and gastrointestinal disorders, has raised $20 million in funding. The investors included Takeda Ventures, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Novo Holdings A/S, Vivo Capital and Adams Street Partners. Also, the company has appointed Scott Byrd as president and CEO, succeeding David Socks, interim CEO, co-founder of Outpost, and venture partner with Frazier Healthcare Partners. Socks will remain on the board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • European medical device company Xeltis scores $52 mln Series C November 15, 2017 3:52 pm
    Xeltis, a European medical device company, has closed $52 million in Series C financing. The investors included Ysios Capital, Kurma Partners and VI Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Goldman Sachs backs IrisGuard November 15, 2017 3:40 pm
    UK-based IrisGuard, a provider of iris recognition technology payment solutions, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Goldman Sachs' merchant banking division.
    Iris Dorbian
  • CY Vision picks up $7 mln November 15, 2017 3:32 pm
    Silicon Valley-based CY Vision, a vision systems and applications company, has secured $7 million in Series A funding. Vestel Ventures led the round with participation from Intel Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Inozyme Pharma nabs $49 mln Series A November 15, 2017 3:30 pm
    Inozyme Pharma Inc, a developer of treatments for rare diseases of calcification, affecting soft tissues and bone, has raised $49 million in Series A financing. Longitude Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates, Novo Ventures and Sanofi Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Catalia Health bags $4 mln November 15, 2017 3:17 pm
    San Francisco-based Catalia Health, a provider of an AI-powered patient engagement platform, has raised $4 million in funding. Ion Pacific led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ReFirm Labs raises $1.5 mln from DataTribe November 15, 2017 12:30 pm
    ReFirm Labs said it raised $1.5 million from DataTribe.
    Mark Boslet
  • Online fashion startup Poshmark raises $87.5 million from Temasek: Reuters November 15, 2017 12:15 pm
    Poshmark has raised $87.5 million in a funding round led by Singapore’s state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL], the online fashion retailer said on Tuesday, positioning the startup for overseas expansion in Europe and Asia, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Poshmark inks $87.5 mln Series D November 14, 2017 7:56 pm
    Poshmark, an online service that helps people buy and sell clothing, has raised $87.5 million in Series D funding. Temasek led the round with participation from Mayfield, Menlo Ventures, GGV Capital, Inventus Capital, Uncork Capital, Union Grove Venture Partners and Cross CreekAdvisors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Xtraction Services fetches $5 mln November 14, 2017 7:53 pm
    Clermont, Florida-based Xtraction Services, a maker of an extraction machine created specifically for cannabis, has raised $5 million in funding. The investor was Archytas Ventures LLC.
    Iris Dorbian
  • WireWheel.io reels in $3.1 mln seed November 14, 2017 7:52 pm
    Arlington, Virginia-based WireWheel.io, a developer of a cloud-based data privacy and protection platform, has closed $3.1 million in seed financing. PSP Growth and New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from other investors that included Steve Case.
    Iris Dorbian
  • EBR Systems amasses $50 mln November 14, 2017 7:47 pm
    Sunnyvale, California-based EBR Systems Inc, a wireless cardiac pacing system provider for heart failure, has raised $50 million in funding. M.H. Carnegie & Co. and Brandon Capital Partners led the round with participation from other backers that included Split Rock Partners, Ascension Ventures and Emergent Medical Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • CleanCapital rallies $3.7 mln Series A November 14, 2017 5:14 pm
    New York City-based CleanCapital, an online marketplace for clean energy investing, has raised $3.7 million in Series A funding. The investors included SeedInvest.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Edtech startup SAM Labs pulls in $6.75 mln Series A November 14, 2017 4:17 pm
    London-based SAM Labs, an edtech startup, has closed $6.75 million in Series A funding. Touchstone Innovations and E15 Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • OpenView leads Series B round for Lessonly November 14, 2017 4:12 pm
    Lessonly, a provider of team training software, has raised $8 million in Series B funding. OpenView led the round with participation from Rethink Education, High Alpha Capital and Allos Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Locus Biosciences fetches $19 mln Series A November 14, 2017 4:08 pm
    Locus Biosciences Inc, a developer of a next-generation CRISPR-Cas platform for precision antimicrobials, has closed $19 million in Series A funding. ARTIS Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Tencent Holdings Limited, Abstract Ventures and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Torque collects $25 mln Series A November 14, 2017 4:04 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Torque, an immuno-oncology company, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The investor was Flagship Pioneering.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Syapse nabs $30 mln Series D November 14, 2017 4:02 pm
    San Francisco-based Syapse, a provider of precision medicine solutions, has raised $30 million in Series D financing. The backers included Ascension Ventures, GE Ventures, Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund, Safeguard Scientifics, Social Capital, Amgen Ventures, Medidata Solutions, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Roche Venture Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Quantum Circuits hauls in $18 mln Series A November 14, 2017 4:00 pm
    Quantum Circuits Inc, a quantum computing startup, has raised $18 million in Series A funding. Canaan and Sequoia led the round with participation from Tribeca Venture Partners, Osage University Partners and Fitz Gate Ventures. In addition to the funding, Brendan Dickinson of Canaan and Bill Coughran of Sequoia are joining QCI's board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Genialis rakes in $2.3 mln seed November 14, 2017 3:54 pm
    Genialis, a builder of genomics software for biologists, has secured $2.3 million in seed funding. Redalpine Venture Capital and First Star Venture Capital led the round with participation from Pikas d.o.o.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Collective Medical rakes in $47.5 mln Series A November 14, 2017 3:44 pm
    Salt Lake City-based Collective Medical, a provider of care collaboration solutions, has secured $47.5 million in Series A funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Maverick Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Providence Ventures, Peterson Ventures and Epic Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Debt collection platform provider TrueAccord attracts $22 mln November 14, 2017 3:42 pm
    San Francisco-based TrueAccord, a provider of a debt collection platform, has secured $22 million in funding. Arbor Ventures led the round with participation other investors that included Nyca Investment Partnership, Assurant Growth Investing, Caffeinated Capital Fund, Felicis Venture, TenOneTen and Crystal Towers.
    Iris Dorbian
  • French biotech company Scipio Bioscience picks up seed funding November 14, 2017 3:40 pm
    Paris-based Scipio Bioscience, a biotechnology company, has raised 1.2 million euros in seed funding. The investors were Seventure Partners and High-Tech Gründerfonds.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ImmusanT lands $40 mln Series C November 14, 2017 3:38 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based ImmusanT, a developer of treatments for celiac disease, has closed $40 million in Series C financing. The investors were ARCH Venture Partners and Vatera Healthcare Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Dr. Steven Gillis and Dr. Thomas Daniel have joined ImmusanT's board of directors. MTS Health Partners LP served as the adviser on the transaction.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Choozle nets $6 mln Series B November 14, 2017 3:33 pm
    Denver-based Choozle, a programmatic advertising platform, has raised $6 million in Series B funding. Choozle’s investors include Great Oaks Venture Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • LeanTaaS scores $26 mln Series B November 14, 2017 3:26 pm
    Silicon Valley-based LeanTaaS, Inc., a provider of software for healthcare providers, has raised $26 million in Series B funding. The investor was Insight Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Israeli startup Medigate grabs $5.35 mln seed November 14, 2017 2:05 pm
    Israel-based Medigate, a provider of a medical device security platform, has secured $5.35 million in seed funding. YL Ventures led the round with participation from Blumberg Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • LightStep emerges from stealth with $29 mln in funding November 14, 2017 7:05 am
    San Francisco-based LightStep, provider of application performance management for enterprise software, has emerged from stealth and announced it has raised altogether $29 million in funding. Backers include Redpoint Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Cowboy Ventures and Harrison Metal. The company was founded in 2015.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • Facial treatments provider Heyday locks in $3 mln November 13, 2017 9:29 pm
    Heyday, a facial treatments provider, has raised $3 million in seed funding, according to a source at the firm.  Lerer Hippeau led the round with participation from other investors that included Rosecliff Ventures and Brainchild.
    Iris Dorbian
  • HUM Nutrition snags $5 mln Series A November 13, 2017 8:04 pm
    Los Angeles-based HUM Nutrition, a producer of vitamins, supplements and powders, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The investors were CircleUp Growth Partners, Imaginary Ventures and Strand Equity Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Loft Orbital lands $3.2 mln seed November 13, 2017 7:37 pm
    San Francisco-based Loft Orbital, which enables any organization to collect earth data, has secured $3.2 million in seed funding. Uncork Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included V1.VC, MDI Ventures, Mercuria Investment Co., the Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan and Shobunsha.
    Iris Dorbian
  • BGF Ventures leads Series A round for Trouva November 13, 2017 5:31 pm
    UK-based Trouva, a marketplace for the homeware and lifestyle brick and mortar stores, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. BGF Ventures led the round with participation from Index Ventures and Octopus Investments.
    Iris Dorbian
  • UK machine learning company Graphcore picks up $50 mln Series C November 13, 2017 4:22 pm
    UK-based Graphcore, a machine intelligence company, has raised $50 million in Series C funding. Sequoia Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • GreenRush inks $3.6 mln Series A November 13, 2017 4:16 pm
    San Mateo, California-based GreenRush, an online marketplace for legally purchasing cannabis, has secured $3.6 million in Series A funding. The investors included James Weil, president of JMM Industries and Chris Burggraeve, former global chief marketing officer at Anheuser-Busch InBev. In addition to the funding, Weil will join GreenRush's board of directors while Burggraeve will join the company's advisory board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Uber board strikes agreement to pave way for SoftBank investment: Reuters November 13, 2017 3:54 pm
    Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] warring board members have struck a peace deal that allows a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank Group Corp to proceed, and which would resolve a legal battle between former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and a prominent shareholder, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Drones maker Natilus snags seed funding November 13, 2017 3:47 pm
    Natilus, a maker of large aircraft drones, has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding. The investors were Starburst Ventures, Seraph Group, Gelt VC, Outpost Capital and Draper Associates.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ThreatQuotient nabs $30 mln Series C November 13, 2017 3:35 pm
    ThreatQuotient, a provider of a threat intelligence platform, has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Adams Street Partners led the round with participation from Cisco Investments, NTT DOCOMO Ventures Inc, New Enterprise Associates and Silicon Valley Bank. In conjunction with the funding, Fred Wang, a partner at Adams Street Partners, will join ThreatQuotient's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Embodied Intelligence grabs $7 mln seed November 10, 2017 5:24 pm
    Emeryville, California-based Embodied Intelligence, which "brings modern deep learning and AI technology to robotics," has raised $7 million in seed funding. Amplify Partners led the round with participation from Lux Capital, SV Angels, FreeS, 11.2 Capital and A.Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Nanomix attracts $9 mln November 10, 2017 4:19 pm
    Nanomix Inc, a developer of next-generation, mobile, point-of-care diagnostics, has raised $9 million. The investors were not named.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Data security company Enveil picks up $4 mln November 10, 2017 4:10 pm
    Data security company Enveil has secured $4 million in funding. The investors included Thomson Reuters, a USAA affiliate, Bloomberg Beta and DataTribe.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ScoreStream snags funding from Intel Capital November 10, 2017 3:12 pm
    Del Mar, California-based ScoreStream, a crowd-sourcing platform for live local sports, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Intel Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Las Olas backs DEV/Con Detect November 10, 2017 3:10 pm
    Tampa, Florida-based DEV/CON Detect, a publisher-focused SaaS platform for detecting internal and external threats to digital advertising revenue streams, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Las Olas Venture Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ESP racks up $250 mln November 9, 2017 9:36 pm
    Washington, D.C.-based Ecological Service Partners, which provides ecological restoration of wetlands, streams and habitats for endangered species, has raised $250 million in funding. The investors were not named.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Security startup studio Peloton raises C$3 mln in seed round November 9, 2017 9:00 pm
    Toronto security startup studio Peloton Innovations has raised C$3 million in a seed-stage financing. The round was led by Elevate Toronto CEO Razor Suleman, Globalive Capital and TD Ameritrade CEO Tim Hockey. Peloton is focused on creating B2B and B2C products and services used in the protection industry. The funds raised will support the company’s spin out of a first security startup in early 2018. Launched last year, Peloton is majority owned by Craig Campbell, founder and CEO of Resilience Capital. Peloton’s other backers include Klass Capital and Purpose Investments CEO Som Seif.
    Kirk Falconer
  • Digital health company Welkin Health locks in $8 mln Series A November 9, 2017 8:17 pm
    San Francisco-based Welkin Health, a digital health company, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. Thrive Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
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