Aviso, a Menlo Park, California-based predictive sales startup, raised $8m in funding.
Accion Venture Lab, Accion‘s financial inclusion seed-stage investment initiative, sold its stake in Clip, a Palo Alto and Mexico City-based company that provides digital payment solutions to financially underserved micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Mexico.
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with Smart City Works, Inc., to launch a business actuator, a new type of business accelerator focused on growing early stage businesses aimed at advancing smart city solutions.
RRE Ventures, a New York City-based early-stage venture capital firm, has launched two funds totalling $400M.
JMK Consumer Growth Partners, a NYC-based growth equity firm that provides capital and value-added partnership to consumer product brands, held the first close of its maiden fund, at $17m.
Summus Render, a Madrid, Spain-based render farm specializing in animated films and special effects, raised €1.6m in funding.
Blue Bay Travel, a UK-based online travel agent specializing in long-haul holidays to the Caribbean, Mexico and Indian Ocean, secured £6.5m in equity funding.
JimDrive, a Stuttgart, Germany-based Europe-wide digital auto service network, received an equity investment of undisclosed amount from Auden AG.
Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc., a Nortbrook, Illinois-based provider of medical terminology solutions for electronic health record systems, received a strategic investment from Ascension Ventures.
Sun Basket, a San Francisco, CA-based healthy meal kit delivering organic, non-GMO ingredients and recipes weekly, raised $15m in Series C funding.
London, UK-based venture capital firm Atomico closed its latest fund, at $765m.
Lytro, a Mountain View, California-based provider of light field imaging platform for artists, scientists and innovators, raised $60m in funding.
Faira, a Seattle, Wa-based real estate technology startup, secured an additional $1.2m in funding.
Soundtrack Your Brand, a Stockholm, Sweden-based background music company, raised $22m in funding.
ViaLight Communications GmbH, a Gilching, Germany-based provider of laser-based communications for aerospace purposes, raised €3m in pre-IPO financing round.