Indiaventure capital

Milk Mantra, an Odisha, India-based dairy food company, closed a Rs. 80 crores Series C funding. The round was led by Fidelity Growth Partners India with participation from Aavishkaar India II Company Limited. The transaction also provided an exit to angel investors and Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Abhinav […]

Start UpUSAventure capital

Flikdate, a Los Angeles, CA-based mobile video dating app, raised $350k in funding. mbloom, backed by the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), made the investment along with two other parallel investments. The company intends to use the funds to launch the second version of the app incorporating a new video platform, real-time chat, and video […]

USAventure capital

Tapad, a NYC-based provider of unified cross-device marketing solutions, closed a $7m Series B-2 round of funding. The round was led by founding investors FirstMark Capital with participation from new investors Battery Ventures X L.P., Battery Investment Partners X, L.L.C., and G&H Partners and existing investors Avalon Ventures and the publicly traded Firsthand Technology Value […]

Start UpUKventure capital

Osper, a London, UK-based banking app for young people, closed more than $10m in funding. Backers included Index Ventures, Horizons Ventures, Peter Jackson (CEO of Travelex), and Darren Shapland (ex-Chairman of Sainsbury’s Bank). Led by Alick Varma, Founder, Osper has just launched a MasterCard® Prepaid Debit Card and mobile banking app which comes with separate […]

Start UpUSA

Seal Innovation, Inc., a Raleigh, NC-based wearable technology startup commercializing a swim safety monitor, raised nearly $2m in Series B financing. In addition to the funding, seasoned business and aquatics leaders Jan Davis and David Fox have joined its board of directors. The company intends to use the capital to accelerate geographic, market segment and […]

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Cidara Therapeutics, Inc., a San Diego, CA-based biopharmaceutical company, completed a $32m Series A financing. The round was led by 5AM Ventures, Aisling Capital, Frazier Healthcare and InterWest Partners and also included select institutional cross over investors. In connection with the financing, Steve Elms, Patrick Heron and former Trius board member Nina Kjellson have also joined […]

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CoreOS, a San Francisco, CA-based Linux operating system for massive server deployments, raised $8m in Series A funding round. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Fuel Capital. The company intends to use the funds to grow the company, product development, and expand globally. Led […]

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“Our job is to sift through a funnel of 2,000 to 3,000 opportunities per year, invest in 15, help them staff up, launch their product, and build their sales and marketing engine to successfully raise follow on rounds from the best VC firms“ Jeff Clavier, founder and managing partner, SoftTech VC, on the raise of Fund […]

Start UpUSAventure capital

MapR Technologies, Inc., a San Jose, CA-based provider of a distribution platform for Apache™ Hadoop®, completed a $110m equity and debt financing. The $80m equity round was led by Google Capital with participation from Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, New Enterprise Associates and […]

fundingStart UpUSAventure capital, a Santa Monica, CA-based user acquisition platform, which focuses on delivering active and engaged mobile users to game developers worldwide, received a seed investment from Science Inc. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its growth. Founded by Joe Bayen, offers a web app and an upcoming iPhone app that delivers […]

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SoftTech VC announced the closing of an $85m venture capital fund. Backers included 20 institutional LPs and 40 individuals (43% Fund of Funds, 23% Family Offices, 15% Endowments & Pension Funds, 10% Foundations, 9% Individuals). SoftTech VC IV focuses on seed stage opportunities in B2B and B2C technology. In details, investment areas include Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) […]