entegra technologies, inc., a Plano, Texas-based provider of customizable, modular tablets, closed a $2.5m equity funding. TWV Capital Management‘s Texas Women Ventures Fund II, L.P. and Texas Women Ventures Fund-Side, L.P. made the investment. The company will use the capital for the launch and initial production of its CrossfirePro™ tablets, a modular platform for commercial […]

Fuisz Media, a Santa Monica, CA-based technology company that uses computer vision algorithms to create interactive video experiences, closed $2.1m in seed funding. The round was co-led by Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures with participation from Michael Lazerow, founder of Buddy Media; WGI Group, Michael Walrath, founder of Right Media; Jonah Goodhart and Noah Goodhart, […]

Akashi Therapeutics, Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has received a $1.5m funding. The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has made an investment through the MDA Venture Philanthropy program along with other 15 non-profit organizations. The company intends to use the capital to fund clinical development of HT-100 (delayed-release halofuginone), an orally available, small […]

Akosha, a New Delhi, India-based online consumer service and feedback platform, closed a $5.2m funding. Sequoia Capital made the investment. The company intends to use the funds to expand its OneDirect Suite of enterprise solutions like customer service benchmarking, online feedback CRM, and reputation management solutions. Founded in 2010 by Ankur Singla (COO), who was […]

Q-BOT Ltd, a Wandsworth, London, UK-based developer of a robotics platform that can access, survey, evaluate and apply treatments in a wide range of industries and applications, received an investment from EcoMachines Incubator. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow operations. Started by […]

Atheer, a Mountain View, CA-based developer of gesture-controlled, immersive 3D wearable computing platforms, received an investment from Lab IX, a dynamic hardware startup program part of Flextronics. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company will use the funds to complete designing and building its augmented reality technology. Led by Soulaiman Itani, founder, Atheer […]

Venncomm, a London, UK-based creator of a smartphone app that does instant mobile free group business calls, completed a $500k seed funding round. Backers include angels Paul Wybrow and Peter Goodman, among others. Led by Lee Stonehouse, CEO, Venncomm is advancing Blap, a mobile app for creating instant or scheduled group conference calls. It supports calls to other app […]

AcousticEye Inc., a Houston, TX-based developer of non-traversing tube and pipe inspection solutions for the global NDT (non-destructive testing) market, received additional over $2m in funding. Mr. Roman Abramovich, one of the world’s most prominent investors in the international oil & gas industry, made the investment. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate […]

Hinge, a NYC-based app that allows users to meet new people through friends, received $4.5m in funding. Backers included Founders Fund, Lowercase Capital, CAA Ventures, Lumia Capital, Middleland Capital and Great Oaks. The company, which has raised 8.6m in funding to date, intends to use the funds realize its vision of becoming a social discovery […]

Veros Systems, an Austin, TX-based industrial asset monitoring company, received an investment from Shell Technology Ventures LLC. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. Led by Jim Dechman, President and CEO, Veros offers Veros ForeSight™, an industrial asset monitoring system that provides a dashboard with real-time operating metrics and clear, early warnings, with zero […]

GeneWeave BioSciences, a Los Gatos, Calif.-based clinical diagnostics company addressing multi-drug-resistant organisms (MDRO), raised $12m in funding. The round was led by Decheng Capital with participation from existing investors Claremont Creek Ventures and XSeed Capital. The company intends to use the funds for clinical studies and commercialization its technology. Led by Steve Tablak, Chief Executive […]

BeneStream, a New York City-based health tech startup, closed $1.58m in seed funding. Backers included Serious Change, The Social Entrepreneurs Fund and: – Angel Round Capital Fund LP (ARC) – Kevin R. Hill, former Executive VP of Sales and Business Development of Oxford Health – Esther Dyson, Chairman, EDventure Holdings – Jeffrey Stephen Wald, Founder, […]

Keen IO, a San Francisco, CA-based startup that provides a platform for developers to build their own analytics products, raised $11.3m in Series A funding. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from returning investors Pelion Venture Partners, Amplify, Rincon Venture Partners, Cloud Power Capital and angel investor Morris Wheeler. The company intends to […]

MakersKit, a San Francisco, CA-based creator of Do-­It­Yourself project kits, raised $1.5M in seed funding. The round was led by Tribeca Venture  Partners with participation from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Mesa+, Greycroft Partners, and Gary Vaynerchuk’s Vayner RSE. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations, scale production and hire new people in the next few months (read here). Co­founded by CEO Mike Stone and COO Jawn McQuade, MakersKit offers complete project kits that include links to how-to video guides that guide […]

Synchroneuron, a Waltham, MA-based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapies to treat tardive dyskinesia (TD) and other neuropsychiatric disorders, closed a $20m Series B funding. The round came from sole-investor Morningside Technology Ventures Limited. The company intends to use the funds for the continued development of SNC-102, a new formulation of acamprosate calcium currently […]