Bnbsitter, a Paris, France-based on demand marketplace for concierge-related services, raised $2.5m in Series A funding.
Sqreen, a Paris, France-based app security startup, raised $2.3m in funding.
DocsApp, a Bangalore, India-based medical consultation app, raised $1.2m in seed funding.
Cardiac Insight, Inc., a Kirkland, WA-based medical device company, closed a $2.5m Series C funding.
MyTwinPlace, a global community of travellers who share their homes without exchanging money, raised €750k in funding.
Menlo Park, Calif.-based global venture capital firm Mayfield raised $525m across two new funds.
Connecticut Innovations (CI), a source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative companies, has launched a $5m global investment challenge for early-stage digital health and fintech companies.
Omers Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of Omers, one of Canada’s largest pension funds with over $72 billion in net assets, has made an investment in Digital Currency Group (DCG), a venture investor and builder of bitcoin and blockchain companies globally.
Actronika, a Paris, France-based tactile technology maker, raised €1.2m in funding.
Heilemann Ventures, a Berlin based provider of seed and early stage funding, and Earlybird Venture Capital, a European venture capital firm, have merged their digital tech teams.
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a Chicago,Illinois-based global biopharmaceutical company, is to acquire South San Francisco-based cancer drug startup Stemcentrx, for approximately $5.8 billion in cash and stock.
Global Fashion Group S.A., an online fashion business operating in emerging markets, raised €300m in equity funding.
Exo, Inc., a New York-based developer of food products using cricket protein, received new funding from Dentsu Ventures Global Fund I, the CVC arm of Dentsu, Inc.
World View, a Tucson, Ariz.-based developer of space flight technologies called “Stratollites”, closed a $15M Series B funding round.
Global innovation platform and investment fund Plug and Play Tech Center is launching a new program dedicated to insurance.