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OneSpin Solutions, a Munich, Germany-based Electronic design automation (EDA) company that provides innovative formal assertion-based verification solutions to chip and systems designers, has secured funding from Azini Capital, its major shareholder. The company intends to use the funding for strategic extensions to its portfolio of solutions for the formal verification and equivalence checking of both […]

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smartDIGITAL, doing business as Elevate Digital, a Chicago, IL-based developer and provider of street-level digital interactive technology, has raised $2.7m in Series A financing. The round was led by Advantage Capital Partners, with participation from Metropolitan Capital Bank. The company, which plans to complete the round within the next 60 days, intends to use the […]

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adeven GmbH, a Berlin and London-based mobile analytics and ad verification company, has received a seven-figure financing from Target Partners. The company intends to use the capital to expand internationally. It is opening new offices in New York and San Francisco. Co-founded by CEO Christian Henschel and CTO Paul H. Müller, Adeven provides publishers and advertisers with solutions […]

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Diffbot, a Palo Alto, CA-based maker of visual learning robot technology that allows developers to analyze, extract, and enhance web content, has raised $2m in funding. Backers include: – Matrix Partners; – Sky Dayton, founder of EarthLink; – Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems; – Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab; – Brad […]

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Palico SAS has launched Palico, a global online marketplace for the private equity fund community. The electronic platform, which brings together fund investors (LPs), fund managers (GPs), placement agents and gatekeepers based in over 100 countries, has won broker-dealer licenses for the full range of private equity fund investment options, including opportunities in fundraising, secondaries […]

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Agendia, a Boston, MA-based molecular cancer diagnostics company, has raised USD$65m in equity financing. The round was led by the Debiopharm Group, with participation from current investors The Van Herk Group, ING Corporate Investments, Breedinvest and Gilde Healthcare, as well as new backers Korys and others. The company intends to use the funding to expand […]

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Grubwithus, a Venice, CA-based social dining network, has raised $5m in Series A funding. Backers include GRP Partners and Lebanese entrepreneur Michel Daher. Founded in July 2010 by CEO Eddy Lu, Grubwithus allows users to browse and reserve meals online, and then meet, socialize, and build relationships over menus in the US. The company, which […]

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Southern Dreams Ltd, a London, UK-based consultancy and management company focused on introducing British exporters to the markets of Latin America, has raised £ 25k in equity crowdfunding. Twelve investors have acquired a 25% stake in the company through the Crowdcube platform. The company intends to use the funding to increase its sales efforts. Led […]

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Sonian, a Newton, MA-based developer of a cloud-based archiving service, has raised $13.6m in Series C funding. The round was led by OpenView Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Summerhill Venture Partners and Prism VentureWorks. The company intends to use the funding to scale sales and marketing, and accelerate innovation of its flagship cloud […]

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AssureRx Health, Inc., a Mason, Ohio-based personalized medicine company, closed a $12.5m Series C financing. The round was led by Four Rivers Group and existing investors Claremont Creek Ventures and Sequoia Capital, with participation from existing investors Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, CincyTech, Allos Ventures, as well as new investors jVen Capital and […]

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Junar, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of a just launched Open Data platform, has raised $1.2m in initial funding. Backers include Aurus, Austral Capital and angel investors in Latin America and the US. Led by CEO and co-founder Diego May, Junar provides a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) data management system that enables businesses, governments, and organizations to […]

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SkySQL, Inc., the US subsidiary of SkySQL Ab, a provider of affordable database solutions for the MySQL® and MariaDB® databases in the enterprise and the cloud, has raised an additional $2.5m in Series A funding from California Technology Ventures, LLC (CTV). In conjunction with the funding, Alex Suh, Founding Managing Director at CTV, will also […]

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Optimizely, a San Francisco, CA-based company that provides enterprises and small businesses with website optimization tools, has raised a new round of funding of undisclosed amount. Backers include Battery Ventures, Google Ventures, and InterWest Partners. The company intends to use the capital to continue to scale its team (https://www.optimizely.com/jobs) and operations worldwide. Launched in 2010 by […]

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Badgeville, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based provider of SaaS enterprise gamification solutions and services, has raised €25m in Series C venture financing. The round was led by InterWest Partners, with participation from existing investors including Norwest Venture Partners. The company has raised $40m in 20 months since its launch. Launched in September 2010 and led by […]