• Landos Biopharma raises $10 mln in Perceptive Advisors led deal September 21, 2017 8:20 pm
    Landos Biopharma said it raised $10 million of Series A funding in a deal led by Perceptive Advisors.
    Mark Boslet
  • Andreessen Horowitz leads $39 mln round for Activehours September 21, 2017 6:31 pm
    Activehours said Sept. 21 that it raised $39 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital and March Capital Partners also participated. Activehours, of Palo Alto, is a mobile app that lets people access their pay directly from their smartphones.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Hyliion pulls in $21 mln Series A September 20, 2017 5:56 pm
    Pittsburgh-based Hyliion, an instant Class 8 vehicle hybridizing company, has raised $21 million in Series A funding. Axioma Ventures led the round. In addition to the funding, Howard Jenkins, managing director of Axioma, and Gideon Argov of New Era Ventures, will join Hyliion's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • DFJ leads $2.5 mln round for Loftium September 20, 2017 4:42 pm
    Seattle-based Loftium, a provider of down payments for renting out spare bedrooms on Airbnb, has raised $2.5 million in funding, according to a source familiar with the transaction. DFJ led the round with participation from Founders Co-op and NextView Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Securonix nets $29 mln Series A September 20, 2017 4:20 pm
    Securonix, a provider of big data security analytics, has raised $29 million in Series A funding. Volition Capital led the round with participation from Eight Road Ventures. In addition to the funding, Roger Hurwitz of Volition Capital will join the Securonix board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Artist funding platform reels Patreon in $60 mln September 20, 2017 3:50 pm
    Patreon, an artist funding platform, has secured $60 million in Series C funding, according to a blog post by CEO Jack Conte. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from Index Ventures, CRV, Freestyle and DFJ, said a spokesperson for the firm.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Bitcoin wallet and exchange Luno fetches $9 mln Series B September 20, 2017 3:30 pm
    Singapore-based Luno, a bitcoin wallet and exchange, has secured $9 million in Series B funding, according to a blog post. Balderton Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Clearcover locks in $11.5 mln September 20, 2017 3:28 pm
    Chicago-based Clearcover, a car insurance provider, has raised $11.5 million in funding. Lightbank led the round with participation from other investors that included Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups and Silicon Valley Bank.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Mobile AR company Mira inks $1 mln September 20, 2017 2:56 pm
    Los Angeles-based Mira, a mobile augmented reality company, has secured $1 million in funding. Greylock Partners, Founders Fund Angel and Macro Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Crime tracker app Citizen lands $12 mln Series A: TechCrunch September 20, 2017 2:50 pm
    New York City and San Francisco-based Citizen, a crime tracker app, has raised $12 million in Series A funding, according to TechCrunch. Sequoia Capital led the round, said the tech news site.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ClearMetal rakes in $9 mln Series A September 20, 2017 2:47 pm
    ClearMetal, a predictive logistics company, has secured $9 million in Series A funding. Prelude Ventures and Innovation Endeavors led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Customer data platform mParticle scores $35 mln Series C September 20, 2017 2:38 pm
    New York City-based mParticle, a customer data platform for every screen, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. Harmony Partners led the round with participation from return backers Bain Capital Ventures and Social Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Data infrastructure startup Vexata launches with $54 mln September 20, 2017 2:32 pm
    Vexata has launched with $54 million in funding from Mayfield, Intel Capital, Lightspeed Ventures and Redline Capital. Vexata is a provider of data infrastructure solutions.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Agricultural biotech company FRB garners $3 mln September 20, 2017 2:29 pm
    Lafayette, Colorado-based Front Range Biosciences, an agricultural biotech company, has raised $3 million in funding. The investors included Phyto Partners, Salveo Capital, Sand Hill Angels, HBS Angels of NYC, NY Angels, Halley Venture Partners, Anthill Ventures and Canopy Boulder.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Webgility nabs $6.4 mln Series A September 20, 2017 2:25 pm
    San Francisco-based Webgility, a provider of ecommerce automation software for small and medium businesses, has raised $6.4 million in Series A funding. Pilot Growth Equity led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • System1 attracts $270 mln September 20, 2017 2:23 pm
    California-based System1, a developer of a pre-targeting platform for identifying and unlocking consumer intent, has closed $270 million in financing. Court Square Capital Partners led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Gogoro racks up $300 mln Series C September 20, 2017 2:19 pm
    Gogoro, an energy company, has closed $300 million in Series C funding. The investors included Temasek, Generation Investment Management, Sumitomo Corporation and ENGIE.
    Iris Dorbian
  • FoodLogiQ snags funding September 20, 2017 2:13 pm
    FoodLogiQ, a SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. Renewal Funds led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Octopus Ventures leads Series C round for Digital Shadows September 20, 2017 2:09 pm
    Digital Shadows, a provider of digital risk management services, has raised $26 million in Series C funding. Octopus Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included World Innovation Lab and Industry Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Luke Hakes, an investor at Octopus Ventures, will join Digital Shadows' board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Real estate investment platform AlphaFlow picks up $4.1 mln seed September 20, 2017 12:05 pm
    San Francisco-based AlphaFlow, an automated alternative investment platform for real estate, has raised $4.1 million in seed funding. Resolute Ventures and Point72 Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Upside Partnership, Social Capital, Y Combinator, Clocktower Technology Ventures, an affiliate of Drobny Capital and Red Swan Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Menusifu raises $3 mln September 20, 2017 10:43 am
    Menusifu has raised a $3 million Series A round. Jubilee Capital Management and Amino Capital participated in the round. Menusifu, of New York, provides software to restaurants that cater to mobile-first customers.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Edtech company Packback gathers $1.5 mln September 19, 2017 8:04 pm
    Chicago-based Packback Inc, an education tech company, has raised $1.5 million in funding. The investors were University Ventures and ICG Ventures LLC, the corporate venture capital arm of Ingram Content Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Braze grabs funding from Meritech September 19, 2017 8:01 pm
    Appboy, a provider of lifecycle engagement technology, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Meritech Capital Partners. Also, the company has rebranded itself as Braze.
    Iris Dorbian
  • DSP Concepts snaps up $10 mln Series A September 19, 2017 7:48 pm
    Santa Clara, California-based DSP Concepts Inc, a provider of embedded audio digital signal processing solutions, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. BMW i Ventures led the round with participation from Walden International Ventures and David Tsang.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Synthace reels in $9.6 mln Series A September 19, 2017 7:46 pm
    London-based Synthace, the developer of the Antha operating system for biology, has raised $9.6 million in Series A funding. The investors included White Cloud Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners, Eleven Two Capital, Sofinnova Partners, SOSV and Bioeconomy Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • BDC Capital backs Mobi724 September 19, 2017 7:40 pm
    Montreal-based Mobi724 Global Solutions, a provider of payment and digital marketing solutions, has raised C$1 million in funding. The investor is BDC Capital Inc.
    Iris Dorbian
  • NVCA files suit against Trump Administration’s delay of International Entrepreneur Rule September 19, 2017 5:44 pm
    The National Venture Capital Association and a handful of startups and foreign entrepreneurs filed suit Tuesday challenging the Trump Administration’s delay of the International Entrepreneur Rule.
    Mark Boslet
  • Matroid fetches $10 mln Series A in NEA and Intel Capital-led round September 19, 2017 4:41 pm
    Palo Alto, California-based Matroid, a computer vision company, has raised $10 million in Series A funding, according to a blog post. New Enterprise Associates and Intel Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Rodin Therapeutics seals $27 mln September 19, 2017 4:38 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Rodin Therapeutics, a biotech company, has closed $27 million in financing. The investors included Atlas Venture, GV, Hatteras Venture Partners, Remeditex Ventures and Third Point Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Minio raises $20 mln Series A September 19, 2017 4:37 pm
    Palo Alto, California-based Minio, a provider of open source object storage for cloud-native and containerized applications, has secured $20 million in Series A funding. Dell Technologies Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Nexus Venture Partners led the round with participation from Intel Capital, AME Cloud and Steve Singh.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Healthcare tech company 98point6 garners $19.5 mln Series B September 19, 2017 4:34 pm
    Seattle-based 98point6, a healthcare technology company, has raised $19.5 million in Series B funding. The investors were not named.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cygilant ropes in $7 mln September 19, 2017 4:00 pm
    Boston-based Cygilant, formerly known as EiQ Networks, a provider of hybrid SaaS security services, has secured $7 million in funding. Arrowroot Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Car insurance comparison marketplace The Zebra racks up $40 mln September 19, 2017 3:57 pm
    Austin, Texas-based The Zebra, an auto insurance comparison marketplace, has raised $40 million in Series B funding. Accel Partners led the round. Also, The Zebra has named Keith Melnick, former president of Kayak, as CEO.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Wevo locks in $1.6 mln seed September 19, 2017 3:37 pm
    Boston-based Wevo, an artificial intelligence and crowdsourcing technology startup, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding. The investors included Will Graylin of Samsung Pay, Frank Moss, former director of the MIT Media Lab, Tom Rutledge, head of fixed income at Magnetar Capital and Udi Mokady, chairman and CEO of CyberArk.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Younited Credit secures $47.9 mln September 19, 2017 3:06 pm
    Younited Credit, an online consumer lending platform in Europe, has raised 40 million euros ($47.9 million) in funding. The investors included Eurazeo, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, AG2R La Mondiale, Weber Investissements, Bpifrance, Matmut Innovation and Zencap Asset Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Capsule8 pulls in $6 mln Series A September 19, 2017 3:00 pm
    Brooklyn, New York-based Capsule8, a cybersecurity startup, has closed $6 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round. In addition to the funding, ClearSky Security Managing Director Jay Leek has joined Capsule8's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • The Moms Co bags $1 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:55 pm
    India-based The Moms Co, a mom and baby care consumer goods startup, has secured $1 million in Series A funding. DSG Consumer Partners and Saama Capital led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TalkIQ nabs $14 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:51 pm
    San Francisco-based TalkIQ, a voice-to-text transcription engine and AI-driven analytics platform provider, has raised $14 million in Series A funding. Scale Venture Partners led the round with participation from Aspect Ventures, Danhua Capital, Felicis Ventures, LINE Corp and Salesforce Ventures. Concurrent with the funding, Rory O’Driscoll, managing partner at Scale Venture Partners, has joined TalkIQ's board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Evident takes in $8.8 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:48 pm
    Atlanta-based Evident, a newly launched cybersecurity solution for managing and sharing personal data, has raised $8.8 million in Series A financing. New Enterprise Associates led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Shortlist picks up $1 mln seed September 19, 2017 2:46 pm
    Shortlist, an employment tech startup in India and East Africa, has secured $1 million in seed funding. The investors included University Ventures, Samir Shah of Sattva Capital, Zephyr Acorn and Bodley Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • German health and fitness company 8fit wraps up Series A September 19, 2017 2:44 pm
    Berlin-based 8fit, a health and fitness company, has closed its Series A funding round, raising a total tally of $10 million. Creandum and Eight Roads Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Humatics Corp snaps up $18 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:42 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Humatics Corp, a provider of microlocation systems and analytics software, has closed $18 million in Series A financing. Fontinalis Partners led the round, with participation from other investors that included Airbus Ventures, Lockheed Martin Ventures, Intact Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, Ray Stata and Andy Youmans.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Menlo Ventures leads Series B round for MealPal September 19, 2017 2:40 pm
    MealPal, a lunchtime meal service, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Menlo Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Victor inks $20 mln Series B September 19, 2017 2:39 pm
    London-based Victor, an on-demand jet charter marketplace, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. BP Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Enlivex Therapeutics fetches $8 mln September 19, 2017 2:36 pm
    Enlivex Therapeutics Ltd, an Israeli clinical stage immunotherapy company, has raised $8 million in financing. The investors were Korea Investment Partners and Hadasit Bio Holdings Ltd.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cryptocurrency startup Telcoin snags funding September 19, 2017 2:33 pm
    Singapore-based Telcoin, a cryptocurrency startup, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The backer was Batara Eto, a managing partner of East Ventures and co-founder of Mixi.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Power2SME attracts $36 mln September 19, 2017 2:26 pm
    Power2SME, a group buying site that provides inks, steel, polymers, paints and chemicals for small and medium businesses in India, has secured $36 million in Series E financing. The investors were Inventus Capital Partners, Accel, Kalaari Capital, Nandan Nilekani and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Threat Stack rakes in $45 mln Series C September 19, 2017 2:24 pm
    Boston-based Threat Stack, a cybersecurity company, has raised $45 million in Series C funding. F-Prime Capital Partners and Eight Roads Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Scale Venture Partners, .406 Ventures and Accomplice. In conjunction with the funding, Gaurav Tuli of F-Prime will join Threat Stack’s board of directors while Davor Hebel of Eight Roads Ventures will become an observer.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Augmedics scores $8.3 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:21 pm
    Augmedics, an Israeli developer of an augmented-reality surgical visualization system, has secured $8.3 million in Series A funding. The backers included AO Invest, Israeli Innovation Authority and Terra Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Aqua Security lands $25 mln Series B September 19, 2017 2:16 pm
    Israel-based Aqua Security, a container security platform provider, has secured $25 million in Series B funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from Microsoft Ventures, TLV Ventures and Shlomo Kramer. In addition to the funding, Chris Schaepe, a partner at Lightspeed, will join Aqua's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Resolute Innovation nets $3.3 mln Series A September 19, 2017 2:12 pm
    Resolute Innovation, which connects startups, universities and research institutes with corporate partners, has raised $3.3 million in Series A funding. Revolution Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Incorta pulls in $15 mln in KPCB-led round September 19, 2017 1:05 pm
    San Mateo, California-based Incorta, a real-time analytics platform, has raised $15 million in fuding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from other investors that included GV and Ron Wohl, former executive vice president at Oracle. In addition to the funding, Ted Schlein, a general partner at KPCB, will join Incorta's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • GoCardless raises $22.5 mln September 19, 2017 11:42 am
    GoCardless has raised another $22.5 million from existing investors Accel, Balderton Capital, Notion and Passion. GoCardless, of London, said it has processed £3 billion worth of transactions for over 30,000 organizations across the UK and Europe.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Raise locks in $60 mln Series C September 19, 2017 11:05 am
    Raise, a mobile payments company and gift card marketplace, has secured $60 million in Series C funding. Accel led the round with participation from PayPay, New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Sameer Gandhi of Accel and Chicago entrepreneur Mark Tebbe will join Raise’s board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TigerGraph nabs $31 mln Series A September 19, 2017 11:00 am
    TigerGraph, a real-time graph analytics platform, has raised $31 million in Series A funding. The investors included Qiming VC, Baidu, Ant Financial, AME Cloud, Morado Ventures, Zod Nazem, Danhua Capital and DCVC.
    Iris Dorbian
  • DouxMatok raises $8.1 mln in Pitango led deal September 19, 2017 11:00 am
    DouxMatok said it raised $8.1 million in a round led by Pitango Venture Capital and joined by existing shareholders Gil Horsky and FoodLab Capital.
    Mark Boslet
  • Funnel reels in $10 mln Series B September 19, 2017 9:14 am
    Stockholm-based Funnel, which allows companies to automate their online marketing data, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. The investors were Balderton Capital, Industrifonden and Zobito.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Stanley Ventures leading FreeWire’s Series A round September 18, 2017 6:19 pm
    Stanley Ventures, a division of Stanley Black & Decker, is leading the ongoing Series A funding round for FreeWire Technologies, which specializes in mobile and networked energy storage. No financial terms were disclosed. The funding round is expected to close by the end of October.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Aspect Biosystems closes first institutional round led by Pangaea September 18, 2017 6:13 pm
    Vancouver biotechnology company Aspect Biosystems Ltd has completed its first institutional financing. The round, the value of which was not disclosed, was led by Canadian venture capital firm Pangaea Ventures and joined by Endure Capital, Pallasite Ventures and Relentless Pursuit Partners, as well as other new and existing investors. Founded in 2013, Aspect is a developer of 3D bio-printing and tissue engineering technologies.
    Kirk Falconer
  • Consolidation on tap as investors seek an Amazon for online education September 18, 2017 4:19 pm
    By Alex Hicks, MHT Partners Private equity investors are looking for someone to take an Amazon approach to online education. Since the days of the frontier schoolhouse, where different ages were taught together in the same classroom, education has become more and more fragmented. Kindergarten and then elementary are separate from middle school and then high school. […]
    peHUBlogger Network
  • AppGuard lands over $30 mln Series B September 18, 2017 3:57 pm
    AppGuard, a cyber security company, has secured more than $30 million in Series B funding. JTB Corp led the round. In addition to the funding, AppGuard has appointed Jon Loew as its new CEO.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Dental tech company Sonendo snags $50 mln September 18, 2017 3:49 pm
    Laguna Hills, California-based Sonendo Inc, a dental technology, has raised $50 million in funding. The investors included General Atlantic, Fjord Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors LLC, Meritech Capital Partners, CVF LLC and NeoMed. In conjunction with the funding, David Caluori of General Atlantic has been added to Sonendo's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Forerunner Ventures leads $2 mln round for home slipper maker Birdies September 18, 2017 3:04 pm
    Birdies, a maker of home slippers, has secured $2 million in funding. Forerunner Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Slow Ventures, Graph Ventures and Social Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Fintech startup Yaypay inks $5.3 mln September 18, 2017 3:02 pm
    San Francisco-based YayPay, a fintech startup, has secured $5.3 million in funding. QED Investors, Birchmere and Fifth Third Capital led the round with participation from 500 Fintech Fund, Aspect Ventures, Gaingels, Techstars and Zelkova.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Swrve attracts $25 mln Series D September 18, 2017 3:00 pm
    Swrve, a provider of mobile marketing automation, has raised $25 million in Series D financing. The investors included Summit Bridge Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • LifeMine Therapeutics pulls in $55 mln Series A September 18, 2017 2:27 pm
    Boston-based LifeMine Therapeutics, a drug discovery platform provider, has raised $55 million in Series A financing. WuXi Healthcare Ventures led the round with participation from Foresite Capital, GV, Arch Ventures, Boyu Capital, Blue Pool Capital, Merck Ventures and Alexandria Venture Investments.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Ushr nabs $10 mln Series A September 18, 2017 2:24 pm
    Livonia, Michigan-based Ushr Inc, a provider of mapping technology and software for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Forté Ventures led the round with participation from EnerTech Capital, Emerald Technology Ventures and GM Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Russian lender SimpleFinance grabs funding September 18, 2017 2:16 pm
    SimpleFinance, a lender for small and medium-sized businesses in Russia, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was the SBI FinTech Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Ellevest rakes in $34.6 mln September 18, 2017 2:12 pm
    Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women, has secured $34.6 million in funding. Rethink Impact led the round with participation from other investors that included PSP Growth, Salesforce Ventures, CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, LH Holdings, SK Impact Fund, LLC, Morningstar, Khosla Ventures, Mellody Hobson, Ulu Ventures, Contour Venture Partners and Astia Angels. In addition to the funding, Jenny Abramson, Rethink Impact’s founder and managing partner, will join Ellevest's board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Slack valued at $5.1 billion after new funding led by SoftBank: Reuters September 18, 2017 10:30 am
    Software startup Slack Technologies Inc said it raised $250 million from SoftBank Group Corp and other investors in its latest funding round, boosting the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • TPG Growth-managed The Rise Fund backs Dharma September 15, 2017 7:17 pm
    Washington, D.C.-based Dharma, a software-as-a-service data platform, has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. The Rise Fund, which is managed by TPG Growth, led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Dundee Venture Capital leads $1 mln round for Costello September 15, 2017 5:58 pm
    Indianapolis-based Costello, a deal management platform provider, has raised $1 million in funding. Dundee Venture Capital led the round with participation from Elevate Ventures, M25 Group and Service Provider Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment, says source: Reuters September 15, 2017 3:04 pm
    Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is in discussions with Lyft Inc about a possible investment in the ride-hailing company, potentially deepening an existing partnership between the two firms, a source told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Customer feedback platform AskNicely grabs funding September 15, 2017 2:10 pm
    New Zealand-based AskNicely, a customer feedback platform, has secured NZ$6.7 million in funding. Blackbird Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Alphabet talks with Lyft about possible investment: Reuters September 15, 2017 10:32 am
    Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is in discussions with Lyft Inc about a possible investment in the ride-hailing company, potentially deepening an existing partnership between the two firms, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • GGV Capital leads Series A round for CashShield September 14, 2017 6:38 pm
    CashShield, an online fraud management company, has secured $5.5 million in Series A funding. GGV Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Heliconia Capital Management and Stream Global. In addition to the funding, Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital, will join CashShield's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Crowdfunding raised nearly $600 million for Israeli startups since 2012 September 14, 2017 5:32 pm
    Crowdfunding has raised close to $600 million for Israeli startups since 2012, more than the $413 million earmarked for startups in the United Kingdom and the $224 million raised for companies in the remainder of Europe.
    Mark Boslet
  • Call9 seals $24 mln Series B September 14, 2017 5:10 pm
    New York City-based Call9, an emergency medicine provider, has secured $24 million in Series B funding. Redmile led the round with participation from other investors that included Index Ventures, Refactor, Y Combinator and Western Technology Investment.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Video ad personalization company Clinch raises $3 mln Series A September 14, 2017 4:51 pm
    New York City-based Clinch, a video ad personalization firm, has closed $3 million in Series A financing. The investors included Richard Gati, head of BXR Partners' Singapore office. In addition to the funding, Clinch has named Boaz Cohen as chief product officer and head of business development.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Augment secures $5 mln Series A September 14, 2017 4:13 pm
    San Francisco-based Augment, an artificial intelligence startup, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The investors were Silicon Valley Data Capital and JAZZ Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Carrot Fertility gathers $36 mln seed September 14, 2017 4:10 pm
    San Francisco-based Carrot Fertility, which offers egg freezing and in-vitro fertilization as a workplace benefit, has secured $36 million in seed funding. SoftTech Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Maven Ventures, Precursor Ventures, Sound Ventures, Sherpa Ventures, Core VC, Founders Fund and Y Combinator.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cannabis delivery startup Eaze picks up $27 mln September 14, 2017 4:08 pm
    San Francisco-based Eaze, a cannabis delivery company, has raised $27 million in funding. Bailey Capital led the round with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs. In addition to the funding, James Bailey has joined Eaze's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Skywire Networks takes in $23 mln September 14, 2017 3:26 pm
    New York City-based Skywire Networks, a wireless broadband provider, has raised $23 million in financing. The investor was Metropolitan Partners Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Daimler invests in fast-charging electric battery firm StoreDot: Reuters September 14, 2017 3:24 pm
    Israel’s StoreDot, which is developing fast-charging battery technology, said on Thursday it raised $60 million in a third round of financing led by the truck division of Germany’s Daimler (DAIGn.DE).
    Reuters News
  • Furhat Robotics rakes in $2.5 mln seed September 14, 2017 3:06 pm
    Swedish social robotics startup Furhat Robotics has secured $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors were Balderton Capital and LocalGlobe. In addition to the funding, Daniel Waterhouse, a partner at Balderton, has joined Furhat Robotics' board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Edtech startup Piper reels in $7.6 mln Series A September 14, 2017 2:50 pm
    San Francisco-based Piper, a STEM education company, has raised $7.6 million in Series A funding. Owl Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Reach Capital, Stanford’s StartX fund and Charles Huang, co-founder of Guitar Hero.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Bayer joins in $100 million investment bet on ag-biotech startup: Reuters September 14, 2017 2:47 pm
    Germany’s Bayer AG, one of the world’s biggest agricultural chemical companies, is joining a $100 million bet that the next big breakthrough in crop fertilizers will be found inside a biological Petri dish, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Sixgill procures $27.9 mln September 14, 2017 2:44 pm
    Santa Monica, California-based Sixgill LLC, a provider of sensor data services for governing IoE, has raised $27.9 million in funding. DRW Venture Capital led the round with participation from Mobile Financial Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • HouseCanary snaps up $31 mln Series B September 14, 2017 2:38 pm
    San Francisco-based HouseCanary, a data analytics and valuation platform for real estate professionals, has secured $31 million in Series B funding. The investors in this round included PSP Growth and Alpha Edison.
    Iris Dorbian
  • KeyMe fetches $25 mln Series D September 14, 2017 2:36 pm
    New York City-based KeyMe, a provider of solutions for people to access and manage their keys, has raised $25 million in Series D financing. Comcast Ventures was the lead investor. Also, Battery Ventures, Benefit Street Partners, Michael Polsky, Questmark Partners, Ravin Gandhi, RiverPark Ventures, 7-Eleven and White Star Capital participated in the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Fauna lands $25 mln Series A September 14, 2017 2:35 pm
    Fauna Inc, the parent company of FaunaDB, an adaptive operational database, has secured $25 million in Series A funding. Daniel Gwak of Point72 Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included GV, Costanoa Ventures, Afore Capital, CRV, Data Collective, Quest Venture Partners, the Webb Investment Network and Ulu Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ExecThread attracts $6.5 mln September 14, 2017 2:32 pm
    ExecThread Inc, a job-sharing network for executives and an aggregator of unpublished executive-level job opportunities, has raised $6.5 million in financing. Canaan Partners and Javelin Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Corazon Capital, CoVenture and NextView Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Jed Katz, managing director at Javelin and Warren Lee, general partner at Canaan, have joined ExecThread's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • RealtyShares pulls in $28 mln Series C September 14, 2017 2:18 pm
    RealtyShares, an online marketplace for real estate investing, has secured $28 million in Series C financing. The investors were Cross Creek Advisors, Danhua Capital, Barry Sternlicht, Bow Capital, Union Square Ventures, General Catalyst Partners and Menlo Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Biotech company Grid Therapeutics grabs Series A funds September 14, 2017 2:17 pm
    Durham, North Carolina-based Grid Therapeutics LLC, a biotech company, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A financing. Longview International Ltd led the round with participation from Duke University.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Yukon invests in Practice Insight September 14, 2017 2:12 pm
    Yukon Partners has made an undisclosed investment in Practice Insight. Based in Houston, Texas, Practice is a provider of revenue cycle management and electronic data interchange solutions for healthcare providers.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Federated Wireless snags $42 mln Series B September 14, 2017 2:09 pm
    Arlington, Virginia-based Federated Wireless, a provider of wireless infrastructure solutions, has raised $42 million in Series B funding. The investors were Charter Communications, American Tower Corp, ARRIS International plc and GIC.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Virtuo drives away with funding from Balderton September 14, 2017 2:06 pm
    European car rental service Virtuo has raised 7.5 million euros in funding. The investor was Balderton Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • MissionU inks $8.5 mln Series A September 14, 2017 11:35 am
    San Francisco-based MissionU, a self-described college alternative that allows students to graduate debt-free, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from First Round Capital, University Ventures, Box Group, Rethink Education, Learn Capital,  John Doerr and Omidyar Network.
    Iris Dorbian
  • NEA leads $3 mln seed round for Swirlds September 14, 2017 11:07 am
    Swirlds said Sept. 14 that it raised $3 million in seed funding led by New Enterprise Associates. Swirlds, of College Station, Texas, provides a software platform to build applications that use the cloud without servers.
    Luisa Beltran
  • SES invests in Seraphim’s space fund September 14, 2017 11:04 am
    SES, the satellite operator, said Sept. 14 that it is investing in Seraphim Capital’s space fund. Financial terms weren’t announced. The fund aims to invest in projects that are commercializing data about the Earth, collected by either satellite or remotely piloted aircraft systems.
    Luisa Beltran
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