Trace Live Networks, a Venice Beach CA-based developer of a visually intelligent SmartCamera, raised $7m in Series B financing. The round, which brought total funding-to-date to $10m, was led by Salman Partners and Varo Capital. Led by Cameron Chell, is a live-action content platform aggregating and distributing streamed footage from globally activated TRACEr1 devices. The […]

Toronto, ON-based GreenSky Capital launched a new Canadian early-stage venture fund. The GreenSky Accelerator Fund I, LP, will invest in early-stage Canadian technologies, with a focus on CleanTech and IT opportunities. The firm has completed the first close of CAD$3.25m from a network of private Canadian and U.S. investors, and will leave the fund open for […]

BloomBoard, a Palo Alto, CA-based education technology company, received $7.2m in Series B funding. Backers included Birchmere Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Learn Capital, as well as new investors the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Gera Ventures. The company, which has raised $16m in total, intends to use the funds to scale its […]

Fullbridge, a Boston, MA-based operator of educational programs for students and young professionals, raised $15.4m in funding. The round was led by GSV Capital with participation from high net worth individuals and family offices from the U.S. and Europe. The company intends to use the funds to expand its leadership team, program availability, geographic reach […]

Celtaxsys, Inc., a Atlanta, GA-based clinical stage drug development company focused on developing novel therapies for inflammatory diseases, completed a $40M Series D financing. The round was led by Domain Partners VIII with participation from Lumira Capital, RMI Partners, Masters Capital Management and the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund. In conjunction with the financing, Nicole Vitullo, […]

Too Faced Cosmetics, an Irvine CA-based global beauty brand, received an equity investment of undisclosed amount. General Atlantic will acquire a majority stake in the company from Weston Presidio. In conjunction with the investment, subject to customary regulatory review, beauty industry veteran Ken Stevens will join Too Faced’s Board of Directors as Chairman along with […]

CounterTack, a Waltham, MA-based provider of Big Data Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platform, closed a $15m Series C round of funding. The round was led by TenEleven Ventures, with participation from EDBI (the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board) and Mitsui, along with existing investors. The company intends to use the […]

Palo Alto, CA and Bellevue, WA-based venture capital firm Ignition Partners closed its sixth fund at $200m. Led by managing partners Frank Artale, John Connors, and Nick Sturiale, Ignition Venture Partners VI focuses on investing in the Series A rounds of early-stage enterprise software investments in domain areas such as mobile first enterprise, industrial Internet infrastructure, and cloud-delivered […]

AllSeated, a NYC-based online collaboration application built specifically for the events industry, raised an undisclosed amount of funding. Backers included Magma Venture Partners and new and existing investors. In conjunction with the funding, Modi Rosen, Managing Partner of Magma Venture Partners, will be joining the Board along with Herb Madan. The company intends to use […]

Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc., a Herndon, VA-based provider of electronic warfare, cyber security and advanced commercial test tool systems and solutions to the United States and allied-nation government agencies and commercial customers, raised $21.5m in funding. The round, which took the form of senior secured term loans, was led by American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS), […]

Ameritas Technologies, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based provider of domestic IT services, received a vc investment from Sacramento-based Moneta Ventures. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. In conjunction with the funding, Lokesh Sikaria, founder and Managing Partner of Moneta Ventures, will join the board of directors. The company intends to use the funds to […]

Smartvue Corporation, a Nashville, Tenn–based cloud surveillance and Internet-of-Things Video (IoTV) technology company, secured $15m in financing. Backers included funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG). The company intends to use the funds to scale operations and systems to support new and existing customers. Founded in 1998 and led by Martin […]

DriveWealth Holdings Inc., the owner of DriveWealth, LLC, a Chatham, NJ-based global online broker dealer, received its first institutional investment from Route 66 Ventures. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to expand its global partners and customers as well as its product and service offering. Launched […]

Berlin, Germany Internet incubator Rocket Internet SE (“Rocket”, ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) is to move to new headquarters. The company will relocate its headquarters to the GSW building in Charlottenstraße 4 in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district. Named the “Rocket Tower“, the site will be the largest startup campus in Europe hosting office space amounting to 22,000 square […]