Simpli.fi, a Fort Worth, Texas-based programmatic advertising platform that delivers localization and personalization at scale, received a majority investment from GTCR, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois.
SCM Insurance Services, a Canadian independent, privately owned insurance services provider, received a majority investment from funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus and TorQuest Partners.
Kik Interactive, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based creator of the Kik chat platform, closed a presale round of US$50m to select accredited investors.
Bambu, a Singapore-based B2B robo-adviser platform provider, secured an undisclosed amount of funding.
SuperAwesome, a London, UK-based marketing platform for kids, raised $21m in Series B funding.
BigRep, a Berlin, Germany-based technology startup that makes large-format 3D printers for additive manufacturing, received an investment from Körber Group.
HighJump, a US-based supply chain and cloud solutions specialist, was acquired by international technology group Körber.
Telintel Ltd., a Weston, FL-based provider of mobile marketing solutions, closed a financing with Decathlon Capital Partners.
VideoAmp, a Santa Monica, CA-based integrated TV operating system for advertising, raised $21.4m in Series B funding.
BrainScope Company, Inc., a Bethesda, Md.-based medical neurotechnology company which created the first FDA-cleared handheld medical device for assessment of the full spectrum of traumatic brain injury, completed a $16m equity financing.
Sky-Futures, a Hayes, UK-based provider of drone-based inspection services to the global industrial markets, received a $4m investment from Mitsui.
HowStuffWorks, an Atlanta, GA-based podcasting company, raised $15m in Series A growth funding.
Qadium, a San Francisco, CA-based automated global Internet intelligence company, raised $40m in Series B funding.
Dwelo, a Salt Lake City, UT-based smart home platform for apartments, raised $4.9m in funding.
amcure, a German biopharmaceutical company developing cancer therapeutics, received approval of a new approximately €1.75m grant by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).