• Cota attracts $40 mln Series C February 21, 2018 7:07 pm
    New York City-based Cota Inc, a healthcare real-world evidence and data analytics company, has raised $40 million in Series C financing. IQVIA led the round with participation from other investors that included EW Healthcare Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Intello reels in $1.3 mln February 21, 2018 7:01 pm
    Intello, the intelligent SaaS optimization provider, has secured $1.3 million in funding. Emerge led the round with participation from other investors that included BoxGroup, Blacktop, Kaedan and Tectonic.
    Iris Dorbian
  • CEMEX Ventures backs SAALG Geomechanics February 21, 2018 6:59 pm
    Spain-based SAALG Geomechanics, an engineering startup, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was CEMEX Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Thirdpresence seals $2.4 mln seed February 21, 2018 4:55 pm
    Thirdpresence, a Finnish programmatic video advertising company, has secured $2.4 million in seed funding. The investors included Inventure and Tesi.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Gabi collects $9.5 mln Series A February 21, 2018 4:52 pm
    San Francisco-based Gabi, a provider of a free online "personal insurance shopper," has raised $9.5 million in Series A funding. Canvas Ventures led the round with participation from Correlation Ventures, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Securian Ventures, A.Capital Ventures and Project A.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Orange invests in Israeli cybersecurity startup Morphisec: Reuters February 21, 2018 4:50 pm
    Israeli cybersecurity startup Morphisec said on Monday it has raised $12 million in new funding, bringing its total to date to $20 million.
    Reuters News
  • Morphisec garners $12 mln Series B February 21, 2018 4:49 pm
    Newton, Massachusetts and Israel-based Morphisec, a provider of moving target defense solutions, has raised $12 million in Series B funding. The investors were Orange Digital Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners, GE and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Zagster pulls in $15 mln February 21, 2018 4:47 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Zagster, a bike-sharing platform provider, has raised $15 million in funding. Edison Partners was the lead investor.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TTV Capital leads Series A round for Greenlight Financial Technology February 21, 2018 4:44 pm
    Greenlight Financial Technology Inc, a producer of a smart debit card for kids, teens, and college students, has raised $16 million in Series A financing. TTV Capital led the round with participation from New Enterprise Associates Inc, Relay Ventures, SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial, nbkc bank, Canapi and the Amazon Alexa Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Prophesee rakes in $19 mln February 21, 2018 4:42 pm
    Paris-based Prophesee SA, a creator of a bio-inspired vision system, has raised $19 million in funding. The investors included 360 Capital Partners, Supernova Invest, iBionext, Intel Capital, Renault Group and Robert Bosch Venture Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • FourKites hauls $35 mln Series B February 21, 2018 4:41 pm
    Chicago and India-based FourKites, a predictive supply chain platform, has secured $35 million in Series B funding. August Capital led the round with participation from 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.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Educational lender Meritize nabs $6.8 mln seed February 21, 2018 3:47 pm
    Frisco, Texas-based Meritize, an educational lender, has raised $6.8 million in seed funding. Colchis Capital, Chicago Ventures and Cube Financial Holdings led the round with participation from ECMC, College Loan Corporation, University Ventures, City Light Capital, PC Squared and Meritize management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Mabl fetches $10 mln Series A February 21, 2018 3:44 pm
    Boston-based Mabl, an automated testing service that automatically fixes broken tests and identifies regressions using machine learning, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The investors were CRV and Amplify Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Serial Box picks up $1.65 mln seed February 21, 2018 3:19 pm
    Serial Box, a provider of premium serialized entertainment for readers and listeners, has secured $1.65 million in seed funding. Boat Rocker Media led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Swedish startup Anyfin grabs Series A funding February 21, 2018 3:15 pm
    Stockholm-based Anyfin, which enables consumers to refinance their existing loans with a picture, has secured 4.8 million euros in Series A funding. Accel and Northzone led the round with participation from other investors that included Global Founders Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Vectra inks $36 mln Series D in Atlantic Bridge-led round February 21, 2018 3:08 pm
    San Jose, California-based Vectra, which automates the hunt for in-progress cyberattacks, has secured $36 million in Series D funding. Atlantic Bridge led the round with participation from The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, Nissho Electronics Corp, Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners, IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, DAG Ventures and Wipro Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Transit app developer Moovit books $50 mln Series D February 21, 2018 3:05 pm
    Moovit, a developer of a transit app, has secured $50 million in Series D funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from previous backers that include Sequoia, BMW iVentures, NGP, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, BRM, Gemini, Vaizra, Vintage and Hanaco.
    Iris Dorbian
  • PROCEPT BioRobotics racks up $118 mln February 21, 2018 3:03 pm
    Silicon Valley-based surgical robotics company PROCEPT BioRobotics has raised $118 million in financing. Viking Global Investors LP led the round with participation from other investors that included Perceptive Advisors and CPMG Inc.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Weight loss programs company Lindora snags funding February 21, 2018 2:57 pm
    Costa Mesa, California-based Lindora, a provider of medically supervised weight loss and weight management programs, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors were Montage Capital, Solis Capital Partners and Innovate Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cybersecurity startup Dover Microsystems lands $6 mln seed February 21, 2018 1:35 pm
    Waltham, Massachusetts-based Dover Microsystems, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has raised $6 million in seed funding. Hyperplane Venture Capital led the round with participation from Draper, Qualcomm Ventures and the Hub Angels Investment Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Lyric pockets $15.5 mln Series A February 20, 2018 9:08 pm
    San Francisco-based Lyric, which designs and manages short-term rentals for travelers, has raised $15.5 million in Series A funding, according to a spokesperson for the firm and a blog post. The investors included Fifth Wall, New Enterprise Associates, AXA Strategic Capital and NFX Guild.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Black Dog Venture Partners acquires stake in 6 Days Productions February 20, 2018 7:06 pm
    Black Dog Venture Partners has acquired a 10 percent stake in San Francisco-based 6 Days Productions, a maker of the hangover prevention drink Hangnever. No financial terms were disclosed.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Edtech company Kidaptive hauls $19.1 mln Series C February 20, 2018 5:43 pm
    Redwood City, California-based Kidaptive, an edtech company, has secured $19.1 million in Series C funding. Formation 8 and Woongjin ThinkBig led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Even Financial inks $3 mln February 20, 2018 4:57 pm
    New York City-based Even Financial, a platform powering financial services online, has raised $3 million in funding. The investors included American Express Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Homie nabs $4 mln seed February 20, 2018 4:01 pm
    UK-based Homie, a home search platform for renters, has raised $4 million in seed funding. Connect Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Tunity grabs $12 mln Series A February 20, 2018 3:55 pm
    Tunity, which allows users to hear live audio from muted televisions directly on their mobile device, has secured $12 million in Series A funding. The investors included John Mack, former Morgan Stanley CEO, and Adam Neumann, founder and CEO of WeWork.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Dynamic Signal takes in $36.5 mln February 20, 2018 3:23 pm
    San Bruno, California-based Dynamic Signal, a employee communication and engagement platform, has raised $36.5 million in financing. The investors included Adams Street Partners, Akkadian Ventures, Cisco Investments, Focus Opportunity Fund, Founders Circle Capital, Microsoft Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Time Warner Investments, Trinity Ventures and Venrock.
    Iris Dorbian
  • SparkCognition closes Series B round at $56.5 mln February 20, 2018 3:18 pm
    Austin, Texas-based SparkCognition, an artificial intelligence company, has closed its Series B funding round at $56.5 million. The investors included Verizon Ventures, The Boeing Company, CME Ventures, Brevan Howard Investment Holdings Limited and Invenergy Future Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Israeli visual aid company OrCam valued at $1 billion: Reuters February 20, 2018 11:15 am
    Israel’s OrCam, which has developed a visual aid for the blind, has completed a funding round that values the company at $1 billion, putting it on track for a planned initial public offering (IPO), Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • AI startup re:infer lands $3.5 mln February 19, 2018 3:01 pm
    London-based re:infer, a cognitive automation provider, has raised $3.5 million in funding. Touchstone Innovations led the round with participation from Crane Ventures, Seedcamp and Dr. Jason Kingdon.
    Iris Dorbian
  • LumiGrow pulls in $5.1 mln February 19, 2018 2:58 pm
    Emeryville, California-based LumiGrow, a smart horticultural lighting company, has closed $5.1 million in bridge financing. Ecosystem Integrity Fund led the round with participation from ValueAct Spring Master Fund LP and Greenhouse Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Burger-flipping robotics company Miso raises $10 mln February 16, 2018 9:00 pm
    Pasadena, California-based Miso Robotics, a developer of robotics and artificial intelligence technology for restaurants and food providers, announced it raised $1o million in Series B funding. Acacia Research Corporation led the funding, which included Levy, the sports and entertainment hospitality company, OpenTable’s Chief Technology Officer Joseph Essas, and founding investor Cali Group, as well as six members of Cali Group’s management team and its subsidiary company, CaliBurger. The company said it will use the funding to develop its burger-flipping robot Flippy. Miso, founded in 2016, says that it will debut Flippy at CaliBurger’s Pasadena location and will roll out the autonomous robotic kitchen assistant to more than 50 CaliBurger restaurants worldwide by the end of 2019.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • Video tech startup Vydia reels in $7 mln Series A February 16, 2018 7:53 pm
    Holmdel, New Jersey-based Vydia, a video tech startup, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. Vocap Investment Partners led the round with participation from Newark Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Vinny Olmstead, a managing director at Vocap, will join Vydia's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Celularity racks up $250 mln February 16, 2018 4:28 pm
    Celularity, a provider of an allogeneic placental cell platform, has raised $250 million in funding. The investors included Celgene,United Therapeutics, Sorrento Therapeutics, the Dreyfus Family Office, Section 32 and Heritage Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • BlockFi inks $1.55 mln February 16, 2018 4:13 pm
    New York-based BlockFi, a provider of loans to cryptoasset owners, has raised $1.55 million in funding. The investors were ConsenSys Ventures, Kenetic Capital, PJC, SoFi, Purple Arch Ventures and Lumenary.
    Iris Dorbian
  • onXmaps pulls in $20.3 mln February 16, 2018 4:11 pm
    Missoula, Montana-based onXmaps Inc, a mobile apps company that provide maps for hunters and other outdoor recreation, has raised $20.3 million in funding. Summit Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Bessemer Venture Partners, Millennium Technology Value Partners and Next Frontier Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Photo platform Unsplash raises C$7.25 mln in OST-led Series A February 16, 2018 4:09 pm
    Unsplash, a free, curated photo platform based in Montréal, has raised C$7.25 million in a Series A financing. The round was led by OST, a blockchain technology company that sponsors Simple Token, a digital currency enabler. In a blog post, OST said its investment was a combination of 80 percent cash and 20 percent tokens. OST CEO Jason Goldberg will join the board as a result. The financing’s other new and returning investors included Accomplice, Betaworks and Real Ventures. Unsplash CEO Mikael Cho, who co-founded the company in 2013, said the funds raised will help create a “new economic model around photography” using cryptocurrency.
    Kirk Falconer
  • Gr8 People lands $8 mln Series B February 16, 2018 3:43 pm
    Gr8 People, a provider of enterprise recruiting software for corporate and recruiting process outsourcing enterprises, has raised $8 million in Series B financing. Ascent Venture Partners led the round with participation from Delancey Street Partners and Randstad Innovation Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Dojo picks up seed funding from Vested Ventures February 16, 2018 3:11 pm
    Vancouver, British Columbia-based Dojo Technology Corp, a financial software company, has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding. The backer is Vested Ventures, the investment arm of Vested, a public relations agency.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Israeli startup CommonSense Robotics raises $20 million: Reuters February 15, 2018 10:42 pm
    Israel’s CommonSense Robotics, whose technology enables retailers to offer quick and affordable grocery deliveries, said on Thursday it has raised $20 million in an early-stage investment round, bringing its total funding to $26 million.
    Reuters News
  • HyperGrid inks $15 mln February 15, 2018 7:23 pm
    San Jose, California-based HyperGrid, an enterprise cloud-as-a-service company, has closed $15 million in funding. The investors included Acero Capital and Atlantic Bridge Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Sports viewing startup LiveLike garners $9.6 mln Series B February 15, 2018 7:21 pm
    New York-based LiveLike, a sports viewing startup, has secured $9.6 million in Series B funding. The investors included Greycroft Partners, Lepe Partners, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Dentsu Ventures and the GC VR Gaming Tracker Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Adaptive Studios snaps up $16.5 mln Series B February 15, 2018 5:52 pm
    Culver City, California-based Adaptive Studios, an entertainment studio, has raised $16.5 million in Series B funding. The investors were AMC Networks and Atwater Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Lumi grabs $9 mln Series A February 15, 2018 5:18 pm
    Los Angeles-based Lumi.com, a maker of packaging and branded supplies, has raised $9 million in Series A funding, according to an announcement. Spark Capital, Forerunner Ventures and Homebrew led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Blockchain payments platform Algorand reels in $4 mln seed February 15, 2018 5:13 pm
    Algorand, a blockchain payments platform, has secured $4 million in seed funding. The investors were Pillar and Union Square Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Uncommon.co picks up $18 mln Series A February 15, 2018 5:10 pm
    Palo Alto, California-based Uncomnon.co, a talent marketplace, has raised $18 million in Series A funding. The investors were Canaan Partners, Spark Capital and Zeev Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • RealWear collects $17 mln Series A February 15, 2018 4:58 pm
    Vancouver, Washington-based RealWear, a maker of ultra-rugged wearables, has raised $17 million in Series A funding. Columbia Ventures Corporation led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Reflektive scores $60 mln Series C February 15, 2018 4:20 pm
    San Francisco-based Reflektive, a real-time performance management cloud company, has raised $60 million in Series C funding. TPG Growth led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • DroneBase lands $12 mln Series B February 15, 2018 4:04 pm
    Santa Monica, California-based DroneBase, a global drone operations company, has secured $12 million in Series B funding. Union Square Ventures and Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included DJI, Hearst Ventures and Pritzker Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TacoTek fetches $23 mln February 15, 2018 3:56 pm
    TactoTek, a Finnish developer of injection molded structural electronics solutions, has secured $23 million in funding. The investors included Ascend Capital Partners, Nanogate, Plastic Omnium, Conor Venture Partners and Faurecia Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Roostify takes in $25 mln Series B February 15, 2018 3:54 pm
    San Francisco-based Roostify, a digital lending platform provider, has closed $25 million in Series B financing. The investors included Cota Capital, Point72 Ventures, Santander Innoventures, JPMorgan Chase, Colchis Capital and a subsidiary of USAA.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Singularity University nets $32 mln Series B February 15, 2018 3:52 pm
    Singularity University, a California benefit corporation, has raised $32 million in Series B funding. WestRiver Group and Boeing led the round with participation from Silicon Valley Bank, TAL Education Group, Mukita and PeopleFund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • DailyPay attracts $9 mln Series B February 15, 2018 3:47 pm
    New York-based DailyPay, which provides employees real-time access to earned wages, has raised $9 million in Series B funding. The investors were Intercept Ventures, RPM Ventures, Inspiration Ventures and Draper Frontier.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Transparency Life Sciences snags $5 mln Series A February 15, 2018 3:40 pm
    Transparency Life Sciences, a provider of digital drug development clinical services, has closed $5 million in Series A financing. New Ventures III led the round. In conjunction with the funding, New Ventures' Dr. Richard Warburg and Harry Glorikian will join the TLS board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Alliance Venture backs Boost.ai February 15, 2018 3:37 pm
    Boost.ai, a Norwegian provider of chatbots and virtual assistants, has secured up to $5 million in funding. The investor was Alliance Venture.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Workast nabs $1.85 mln in Greycroft-led round February 15, 2018 3:22 pm
    Santa Monica, California-based Workast, the platform that allows teams to manage their work and get more done, has secured $1.85 million in funding. Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Spider Capital, Mucker Capital and Dream Incubator.
    Iris Dorbian
  • LimeBike pedals ahead with $70 mln Series B extension led by Fifth Wall February 15, 2018 2:00 pm
    San Mateo, California-based LimeBike, operator of a fleet of lime-green colored bicycles in a connected bikeshare program, announced today that it has raised an additional $70 million as part of a Series B extension. Fifth Wall Ventures led the extension, which included Rainbow Technology Co Ltd. The company previously announced a $50 million Series B round in October led by Coatue Management and including DCM Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, AME Cloud Ventures, Franklin Templeton Investments, GGV Capital, Section 32 and the Stanford-StartX Fund and The Durant Company. With the Series B extension, LimeBike has now raised $132 million in funding to date.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • StreamLoan rallies $2 mln seed February 14, 2018 7:28 pm
    San Francisco-based StreamLoan, a mortgage lending startup, has secured $2 million in seed funding. The investors include Acorn Pacific Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Catalyte nabs $27 mln Series A, acquires Surge February 14, 2018 7:16 pm
    Baltimore-based Catalyte, a software engineering services company, has raised $27 million in Series A funding, according to a blog post. Catalyte's investors include Revolution's Rise of the Rest seed fund, Expon Capital and Palm Drive Capital. In addition to the fundraising, Catalyte has acquired Surge, a software development and consulting company. No financial terms were disclosed.
    Iris Dorbian
  • HeartFlow hauls in $240 mln Series E February 14, 2018 5:44 pm
    Redwood City, California-based HeartFlow Inc, a medical tech company, has raised $240 million in Series E financing. The investors included Wellington Management and Baillie Gifford & Company.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Sopris Capital backs Signallamp Health February 14, 2018 5:39 pm
    Scranton, Pennsylvania-based Signallamp Health, a provider of nurse care managers to doctors across the country, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. The investor was Sopris Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Wine app Vivino raises $20 mln February 14, 2018 5:11 pm
    Vivino, developer of a mobile wine app and operator of an online wine marketplace, announced it has raised $20 million in Series C funding. SCP Neptune International, the investment arm of Christophe Navarre, led the round. Existing investors Balderton Capital, Creandum, SEED Capital Denmark and Iconical also participated in the round. The company, which was founded in Copenhagen in 2010, but operates its U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, has now raised $57 million in total funding.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • IoT platform Losant scores $5.2 mln Series A February 14, 2018 4:58 pm
    Losant, an enterprise internet of things platform, has raised $5.2 million in Series A financing. CincyTech led the round with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest seed fund, TechNexus and Vine Street Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • RFP response solution Loopio secures $11.3 mln in Series A February 14, 2018 4:48 pm
    Loopio Inc, a Toronto-based provider of requests-for-proposals response software, has raised $9 million in a Series A financing. The round was led by OpenView, whose partner, Ricky Pelletier, will join the board. Founded in 2014, Loopio has developed a solution that helps enterprises to streamline RFPs, requests for information and security questionnaires.
    Kirk Falconer
  • Sports media startup Overtime books $9.5 mln Series A February 14, 2018 3:44 pm
    Sports media startup Overtime has raised $9.5 million in Series A funding, according to a post by Overtime CEO Dan Porter. Andreessen Horowitz and partner Jeff Jordan led the round with participation from other investors that included Greycroft, Afore Capital, Fitz Gate Ventures, 645 Ventures, Jordan Levy, Barrier Island Capital, TACK Ventures Kevin Durant, Box Group and Imagination Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Chinese online retailer JD.com raises $2.5 billion for logistics arm: Reuters February 14, 2018 3:31 pm
    JD.com Inc said on Wednesday it had raised $2.5 billion for its logistics arm, as the second-largest Chinese e-commerce firm seeks to further bolster its position in online retail in its home country and beyond.
    Reuters News
  • Homesnap attracts $14 mln Series B February 14, 2018 3:31 pm
    Homesnap, a provider of a mobile productivity app and marketing platform for real estate brokers, agents and clients, has raised $14 million in Series B funding. Updata Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Moderne Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Stealth Security reels in $8 mln February 14, 2018 3:27 pm
    Silicon Valley-based Stealth Security Inc., a cybersecurity startup, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Shasta Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • InBay Technologies snaps up $1 mln February 14, 2018 3:23 pm
    Ottawa, Ontario-based InBay Technologies, a developer of of authentication solutions without passwords, has secured $1 million in financing. The lead investor was Global Alliance Inc.
    Iris Dorbian
  • ENGAGE Talent pockets $3 mln February 14, 2018 3:17 pm
    Atlanta-based ENGAGE Talent, an AI software company that helps companies identify and engage with candidates, has raised $3 million in funding. The investors included Revolution's Rise of the Rest seed fund, Refinery Ventures and Grand Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • SaltStack amasses $15.5 mln Series A February 14, 2018 3:15 pm
    Utah-based SaltStack, a intelligent automation platform for a "software-defined world," has raised $15.5 million in Series A financing. Mercato Partners led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Warburg Pincus leads Series D round for Duetto February 14, 2018 3:14 pm
    Duetto, a revenue strategy platform for the hospitality industry, has raised $80 million in Series D financing. Warburg Pincus led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Blockchain real estate startup SafeChain picks up $3 mln February 14, 2018 3:12 pm
    Columbus, Ohio-based and the India-based SafeChain, a blockchain real estate startup, has secured $3 million in funding. NCT Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Revolution’s Rise of the Rest seed fund, Aspect Ventures, Precursor Ventures, Social Capital, Rev1 Ventures, Loud Capital and Fintech71.
    Iris Dorbian
  • IdentityMind Global takes in $10 mln Series C February 14, 2018 3:09 pm
    IdentityMind Global, which provides a digital identity-based SaaS platform for online risk management and compliance automation, has secured $10 million in Series C financing. In addition to the funding, Benhamou Global Ventures and Eastern Link Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Hanna Ventures, Overstock.com and Zanadu Capital Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Edtech company Varsity Tutors raises $50 mln February 14, 2018 12:00 pm
    St. Louis-based Varsity Tutors, which operates a platform that connects students with experts, announced that it has raised a $50 million Series C round of funding. The round was led by Learn Capital and included The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and existing investor TCV. The company, founded in 2007 at Washington University in St. Louis, has now raised $107 million in total funding.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • NGD Systems lands $12.4 mln Series B February 13, 2018 9:13 pm
    Irvine, California-based NGD Systems Inc, a provider of storage devices, has closed its Series B funding round at $12.4 million. Partech Ventures led the round with participation from Orange Digital Ventures, Alcor Micro and Benhamou Global Ventures. Also, NGD has secured $4 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Kuali secures $10 mln from Owl Ventures February 13, 2018 9:10 pm
    Utah-based Kuali, a SaaS software company focused on serving higher education, has raised $10 million in funding. The investor was Owl Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Bird flies away with $15 mln Series A February 13, 2018 9:08 pm
    Bird, a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company, has raised $15 million in Series A funding, Craft Ventures led the round with participation from Tusk Ventures, Valor, Lead Edge Capital and Goldcrest Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Mobile marketing platform Adikteev picks up $12 mln Series B February 13, 2018 7:21 pm
    Paris-based Adikteev, a mobile marketing platform, has secured $12 million in Series B funding. Ring Capital and BNP Developpement led the round with participation from ISAI, Ventech and Laurent Asscher.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Technical hiring platform HackerRank inks $30 mln Series C February 13, 2018 7:19 pm
    HackerRank, a platform that helps companies evaluate technical talent based on skills, has raised $30 million in Series C funding. JMI Equity led the round with participation from other investors that included Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures, Randstad Innovation Fund and Chartline Capital Partners. In addition to the funding, Suken Vakil, a general partner at JMI Equity, has joined HackerRank's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Payfone gathers $23 mln February 13, 2018 4:47 pm
    New York and Colorado-based Payfone, a digital identity authentication network, has raised $23 million in funding. The investors included Synchrony Financial and MassMutual Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Neptune Financial pulls in $10 mln Series February 13, 2018 4:45 pm
    San Francisco-based Neptune Financial, a financial services firm, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Sands Capital Ventures led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Michael Raab, a partner at Sands Capital, will join NepFin’s board.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Jobcase attracts $11.5 mln February 13, 2018 4:43 pm
    Jobcase, the social platform for the future of work, has raised $11.5 million in funding. Providence Equity Partners led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Insight Venture Partners leads Series B round for Templafy February 13, 2018 3:41 pm
    Templafy, a Danish provider of template management for any office platform and any device, has raised $17.2 million in Series B funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Dawn Capital and SEED Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Tipalti rings in $30 mln Series C February 13, 2018 3:37 pm
    San Mateo, California and Israel-based Tipalti, a payables automation solution, has raised $30 million in Series C financing. Zeev Ventures led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Phyn snaps up $10 mln February 13, 2018 3:31 pm
    Torrance, California-based Phyn, a provider of intelligent water solutions, has raised $10 million in funding. The investor was Uponor.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Unacast nets $17.5 mln in White Star-led round February 13, 2018 3:28 pm
    New York City-based Unacast, a contextual and transparent location data platform, has secured $17.5 million in funding. White Star Capital led the round with participation from Telia, Open Ocean Capital and Investinor.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Perception Point takes in $8 mln Series A February 13, 2018 3:26 pm
    Newton, Massachusetts and Tel Aviv-based Perception Point, a cybersecurity firm, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The investors were Pitango Venture Capital, State of Mind Ventures and Korea Investment Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • IPM Growth backs cloud chip startup Tachyum February 13, 2018 3:11 pm
    Silicon Valley-based Tachyum Inc, a cloud chip startup, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was IPM Growth, the venture unit of InfraPartners Management LLP.
    Iris Dorbian
  • InfluxData raises $35 mln from Sapphire, Harmony, Battery, Mayfield, Trinity February 13, 2018 1:00 pm
    InfluxData said it raised $35 million of Series C funding in a round led by Sapphire Ventures and joined by new investor Harmony Partners and existing investors Battery Ventures, Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
    Mark Boslet
  • GV leads funding in UJET February 13, 2018 12:30 pm
    San Francisco-based UJET Inc, provider of a real-time customer communications platform, announced that it has raised a $25 million Series B round of funding. GV led the round, which included new investor Citi Ventures, and existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and DCM Ventures. The company has now raised more than $45 million in funding to date. As part of the Series B round, GV General Partner Karim Faris has joined the board.
    Alastair Goldfisher
  • GemmaCert snags $2.25 mln February 13, 2018 12:05 pm
    Israel-based GemmaCert, a provider of cannabis analysis technology, has closed $2.25 million in funding. NEO Ventures, Stony Hill, and Arba Finance led the round with participation from Aggrinovation. 
    Iris Dorbian
  • Canadian retailer Frank and Oak hauls in $16 mln February 13, 2018 11:05 am
    Canadian clothing and accessories retailer Frank and Oak has raised $16 million in funding. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec led the round with participation from other investors that included Goodwater Capital and Investissement Québec.
    Iris Dorbian
  • XebiaLabs racks up over $100 mln Series B February 12, 2018 6:18 pm
    XebiaLabs, a provider of enterprise DevOps and continuous delivery software, has raised over 100 million in Series B funding. The investors included Susquehanna Growth Equity and Accel. In conjunction with the funding, Martin Angert, director at Susquehanna Growth Equity, and Arun Mathew, partner at Accel, will join XebiaLabs’ board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Sequoia China leads Series C round for DataVisor February 12, 2018 4:56 pm
    Mountain View, California-based DataVisor, a provider of fraud detection solutions, has secured $40 million in Series C financing. Sequoia China led the round with participation from return backers New Enterprise Associates and GSR Ventures. In addition to the funding, Rock Wang, managing director at Sequoia China, will join DataVisor's board of directors.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Investing app Stash hauls in $37.5 mln Series D February 12, 2018 4:35 pm
    New York City-based Stash, an investing app, has raised $37.5 million in Series D funding. Union Square Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Breyer Capital, Coatue Management, Entree Capital, Goodwater Capital and Valar Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • SecFi grabs $1 mln seed February 12, 2018 4:32 pm
    SecFi, which provides financing to option holders and shareholders of late-stage private companies without them having to sell those shares, has raised $1 million in seed funding. Social Leverage, FJLabs and CoVenture led the round.
    Iris Dorbian
  • YapStone lands $71 mln Series C February 12, 2018 4:09 pm
    Walnut Creek, California-based YapStone, a provider of online and mobile payment solutions, has raised $71 million in Series C funding. Premji Invest led the round with participation from other investors that included Mastercard, Accel and Meritech Capital Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Mental health app nOCD inks $1 mln February 12, 2018 3:42 pm
    Chicago-based nOCD, a mental health app, has raised $1 million in funding, according to a blog post. The investor was 7wire Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Volantio fetches $2.6 mln February 12, 2018 3:40 pm
    Atlanta-based Volantio, a provider of post-booking revenue and capacity optimization software for airlines, has secured $2.6 million in funding. The lead investors were Ingleside Investors, International Airlines Group, JetBlue Technology Ventures and Qantas Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
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