Reviews42, a New Delhi, India-based product reviews platform, raised $5m in funding. The round was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from Blume Ventures and Nirvana Venture Advisors. The company intends to use the funds to hire new people and expand its presence across India. Founded in 2010, Reviews42 provides comparisons of products and […]

Contatta, a Phoenix’s Silicon Desert, Arizona-based provider of a collaborative email platform, completed a $1.5m convertible round. Kickstart Seed Fund II and Grayhawk Capital, as well as all of current board members including Pat Sullivan, and outside investors Desert Angels and ATIF participated in this latest round, which brought total funding to $7.9m. The company […]

Venture capital firm Charles River Ventures has closed its latest fund at $393M. Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund that takes a value-added, hands-on approach to support its portfolio companies. According to a filing with the S.E.C. (read here), Charles River Partnership XVI, LP, has been supported by 48 […]

TeleSign, a Los Angeles, CA-based provider of mobile phone-based verification tools for online accounts, has received a strategic investment from Australia’s Telstra Ventures. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. The company will use the proceeds to accelerate growth in the Asia Pacific market. Led by Steve Jillings, CEO, TeleSign provides large companies in […]

Signature Contracting Services, L.L.C., a Grand Prairie, TX-based infrastructure contracting and services company, received a $3.5m equity investment. TWV Capital Management‘s Texas Women Ventures Fund II, L.P. and Texas Women Ventures Fund-Side, L.P. made the investment. The company intends to use the growth capital to service its backlog of current infrastructure projects in Texas and […]

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 […]

Bonobos, a New York City-based men’s clothing brand, closed $55m in Series D funding. The round was by Coppel Capital with participation from Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nordstrom, Mousse Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Forerunner Ventures and Felicis Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to quadruple its offline store presence by the end […]

Traity, a Spain and San Francisco-CA-based reputation standard startup, raised $4.7m in Series A funding. The round was led by  Active Venture Partners with participation from investors that included Horizons Ventures, KRW Schindler Private Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Lanta Digital Ventures, 500 Startups, Lisa Gansky, Juan Lopez, Matthew Bothner and Dalibor Siroky. The company […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]