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Osseon Therapeutics, a Santa Rosa, CA-based company that develops and commercialize medical devices for minimally invasive treatments for degenerative bone and joint disease, including the treatment of vertebral compression fractures, raised $14m in equity financing. The round was led by an unnamed private investor. The company intends to use the capital to expand its VCF […]

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Aratana Therapeutics, a Kansas City, KS-based biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for cats and dogs, closed a $12m Series C financing. Backers include unnamed existing and new investors. The company intends to use the proceeds for the continued expansion of its pipeline of products. Led by Steven St. Peter , M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, […]

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Ivantis, an Irvine, CA-based company focused on developing innovative solutions for glaucoma, raised $27m in funding in the first closing of its Series B round. The investment was led by Ascension Health Ventures (AHV), with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Delphi Ventures, as well as new investors MemorialCare Innovation Fund. Established […]

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Amman, Jordan-based Oasis500, MENA region early stage investment firm and technology start-up accelerator program, has launched a new initiative targeting established businesses. Created to complement its seed and early-stage activity, the new investment track focuses on companies that have been operating in the market for over 1-2 years and need capital to accelerate their product […]

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Wolfpack Chassis, a Kendallville, IN-based manufacturer of chassis and chassis components for the RV and manufactured housing markets, raised $755k in seed funding. Backers included Elevate Ventures, which contributed $125k via its Indiana Angel Network Fund (IANF), and private investors in Northeast Indiana. With the company is using the funds to lease a facility to start […]

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musiXmatch, a Bologna, Italy- and London, UK-based provider of an app that features a large lyrics catalog, raised $3.7m in funding. Backers included existing investors Micheli Associati and Paolo Barberis, the founder of Dada. The company intends to use the funding to open offices in NYC and in Asia. Led by Max Ciociola, CEO & […]

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Aduro BioTech Inc., a Berkeley, CA-based developer of therapeutic and prophylactic vaccines based on proprietary recombinant strains of the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, closed a $6.5m equity financing. According to a written statement, backers included primarily current investors. Nothing more was disclosed. The company intends to use the capital to expand its targeted immunotherapy development efforts. […]

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Adyoulike, a Paris, France-based ad network, raised € 1,2m in funding from Banexi Ventures Partners. The company intends to use the capital to grow in France and Europe. Led by Julien Verdier, CEO, Adyoulike started offering a solution that turned old classic Captchas into advertising Captchas asking users to retype brand messages instead of illegible characters. Now, […]

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LiveSchool Inc., a Nashville, Tenn.-based developer of an application that tracks student behavior, has raised $1.65m in funding. Backers included Nashville Capital Network’s Tennessee Angel Fund, Solidus Company, Rick Theobald, former COO at KIPP Nashville, and Steve Butler, a technology executive and a former board member at STEM Prep Academy in Nashville. The company intends […]

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Fulcrum Equity Partners, an Atlanta, GA-based growth equity firm, closed its second fund, at $93m. Fulcrum Growth Fund II, LLC, which focuses on investing in growing companies in a wide variety of industries with an emphasis on information technology, healthcare and technology enabled operating companies, has already invested in eight new portfolio companies. The firm […]

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FlexMinder, a Seattle, WA-based startup that aggregates and automates the reimbursement process for healthcare flexible spending accounts (FSAs), closed a $1.4m Series AA financing. Backers included WRF Capital, Founder’s Co-op and other angel investors. The company intends to use the capital to complete functionality focused on increasing revenue, scale operations and broaden its national presence. […]

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PagerDuty, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of IT alerting and incident management software, secured $10.7m in Series A funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from the Webb Investment Network (WIN), Opscode founder Jesse Robbins and existing seed investors Harrison Metal, Baseline Ventures and Ignition Partners. In conjunction with the funding, John O’Farrell, […]

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Sunil Dhaliwal has just launched Amplify Partners, a Cambridge, MA-and Palo Alto, CA-based early-stage venture capital firm exclusively focused on Infrastructure 2.0 technology. Supported by a blue-chip list of IT infrastructure executives, financial industry veterans and institutional investors, the firm will make initial investments ranging from $50k to $1.5m, while maintaining the resources needed to support entrepreneurs through […]

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According to local reports, Giftology, a New Delhi, India-based social gifting startup, raised an undisclosed round of angel funding. The investor was Kiran Sidhu, the founder and Chairman of Transact Network. Founded by Aman Narang and Nikhil Sama and led by newly appointed CEO Varun Vummidi, Giftology provides a platform that allows Facebook users to […]

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Latakoo Inc., an Austin, TX-based video management developer, closed a $2m financing round. According to recent filings with the SEC, the financing is comprised of equity ($1.8m from 46 backers) and debt ($200k) from an undisclosed institutions. Led by CEO Paul Adrian, Latakoo provides tools to send, store and share video privately online. Its latakoo […]

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Power Practical, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based an alternative-energy startup that provides a portable personal power generator, closes a seed funding of undisclosed amount. The round was led by Kickstart Seed Fund. Led by Matt Ford, CEO, Power Practical provides the PowerPot, a portable personal power generator which looks like a regular camping style cooking […]