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NetLex, a Rome, Itay-based provider of a legal practice management software, closed a €300k financing round. Backers included Filas (€210k), LVenture group (€49k) two angel investors and Roberto Magnifico, who is the CFO of the company. The company intends to use the funds to to ramp up marketing efforts and further develop its platform. Led by […]

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Crossbar, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based developer of Resistive RAM (RRAM) technology, completed a $25m Series C funding. Backers included existing investors Artiman Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northern Light Venture Capital and the University of Michigan and new investors SAIF Partners, Korea Investment Partners, CBC-Capital and Tao Invest. The company intends to use […]


Handshake, a New York City-based sales order management platform for wholesalers, raised $8m in Series A funding. The round was led by new investor Emergence Capital Partners, with participation from current investors SoftTech VC, MHS Capital, High Peaks Venture Partners. The company intends to use the funds to expand platform capabilities in eCommerce, moving it […]

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Cloudera, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, raised $900m. This financing round includes the previously announced $160m from T. Rowe Price and three other public market investors, Google Ventures, and an affiliate of MSD Capital, L.P., the private investment arm of Michael Dell and his family (read […]

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Cool Planet Energy Systems, a Greenwood Village, CO-based developer of carbon-negative technology for energy, agriculture and water markets, closed a $100m Series D financing. The round was led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Concord Energy, with participation from existing investors BP, Energy Technology Ventures (GE, ConocoPhillips and NRG Energy), Google Ventures and the Constellation […]

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Berlin-based digital credit marketplace for SMEs Zencap has launched in Germany today. The company is supported by Rocket Internet. Co-founded by Dr. Matthias Knecht and Christian Grobe, Zencap provides both small- and medium-sized companies with a financing option by acting as a bridge between entrepreneurs and private investors – with no bank as a middle entity. […]

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Bridge U.S., an San Francisco, CA-based immigration startup, raised a $800 in seed funding. Backers included 500 Startups, Ulu Ventures, Mike Levinthal, Paul English, Dave Baggett, Munjal Shah and a range of immigration law experts, civic leaders, and serial entrepreneurs. Founded by CEO Romish Badani and CTO Forrest Blount, Bridge U.S. provides a technology platform […]

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Flowboard, a Seattle, WA-based mobile-first presentation platform, raised $750k in funding. Backers included angel investors such as Vijay Vashee, former GM of PowerPoint and early Microsoft employee, who will also serve as a strategic advisor to the company. Launched in 2013 by Brent Brookler, Chief Executive Officer, Flowboard is building a mobile presentation app called […]

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Sigfox, a Labège, France-based provider of global cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things, raised €15m in venture capital funding. Backers included Idinvest Partners, the FSN PME, Fonds Ambition Numérique, Elaia Partners, Intel Capital, Ixo Private Equity and Partech. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth and international deployment as well as […]

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Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc., a Irvine, Calif.-based developer of novel implantable neuromodulation technology, completed a $32.6m Series A financing. The round was led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (EdRIP), with participation from NeoMed Management, Legend Capital, and private individuals. In conjunction with the funding, Raphaël Wisniewski of EdRIP, Erik Amble of NeoMed and Darren […]