Some days ago, Samsung NEXT has launched its $150M venture capital fund. In conjunction with the announcement, Brendon Kim*, the current Vice President and Managing Director of Samsung NEXT Ventures, answered our questions about the new fund, how it works, and shared with us his thoughts about what’s hot in tech today.
BorrowersFirst, an Austin, Texas-based national online consumer lending platform, secured an additional $100m in debt financing.
Credible, a San Francisco, CA-based multi-lender marketplace for student loans, student loan refinancing and personal loans, completed a $10m Series B funding.
New Enterprise Associates, Inc., a global venture capital firm, has filed a regulatory form with the SEC showing a $3 billion offering for its sixteen fund.
Tempoe (formerly WhyNotLeaseIt), a Cincinnati, OH-based provider of no credit required consumer leasing, secured $150m in senior secured credit.
eRisk Consulting, LLC, a Baton Rouge, La.-based software company, received an investment of undisclosed amount.
Split, a Redwood City, CA-based service that gives companies control over their users’ experience, raised $8m in Series A financing.
Flyr, a San Francisco, CA-based data science company that applies predictive analytics and machine learning to the world of travel, completed an $8m Series A funding.
InsideSales.com, a Silicon Slopes, Utah-based AI-powered predictive sales acceleration platform, closed a $50m growth equity funding round.
Pipedrive, an NYC-based active-selling CRM platform, closed $17m in Series B funding.
Aviatrix Systems, a Santa Clara, California-based provider of cloud networking services for the enterprise, secured $15m in Series B funding.
ProtectWise, a Denver, CO-based provider of an enterprise security platform, closed a $25m Series B round of funding.
Deputy, a global workforce management solution provider, received $25M in Series A financing.
Salsify, a Boston, MA-based product content management (PCM) platform for distributed commerce, raised $30 million in Series C funding.
Destacame, a Santiago, Chile-based alternative credit scoring startup, closed a seed round of financing of undisclosed amount.