Shipamax, a London, UK-based cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry, raised $2.5m in seed funding.
Anaconda Biomed, a Barcelona, Spain-based pre-clinical stage medical device company focused on the development of neuro-thrombectomy systems for the treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS), closed a €15m Series A financing.
Sylphar, a Deurle (Belgium)-based OTC company with a portfolio of brands in the oral beauty, oral therapy and medicated skincare market segments, received a private equity investment of undisclosed amount.
CornerJob, a Barcelona, Spain-based mobile recruitment app, raised $19m in Series C funding.
Upfront Healthcare Services, a Chicago, IL-based healthcare tech company, raised $6m in Series A financing.
Auto1 Group, a Berlin, Germany-based operator of used-car marketplace, raised €360M in funding.
Optimatics, an Adelaide, Australia-based water optimization tech company, raised a venture capital funding round of undisclosed amount.
Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital affiliate of Bain Capital, has hired Annis Steiner as vice president of marketing.
Sofinnova Partners, a Paris, France-based venture capital firm specialized in Life Sciences, has appointed Graziano Seghezzi as Managing Partner.
SkyX, a Markham, Ontario, Canada-based aerospace group that has developed a self-charging drone for use in the monitoring of long-range assets like oil and gas pipelines, raised USD$4m of a planned USD$5m investment from Kuang-Chi Group.
Symic Bio, a San Francisco, CA-based biopharmaceutical company developing novel matrix regulator therapeutics, closed a $30m Series B financing.
ViaCyte, Inc., a San Diego, CA-based regenerative medicine company, raised $10m in financing.
Tizeti Inc., a Menlo Park, CA and Lagos, Nigeria based broadband internet startup, raised a venture capital funding round from Zeno Ventures.
Organogenesis, Inc., a Canton, Mass.-based developer of advanced wound care innovation and technologies, closed a $20m financing facility.
Vericred, a NYC-based healthcare data services company, closed a $5.5m Series A funding.