IN on Deck – pivot until you see results!


We doing a lot pivoting in hope of finding our sweet spot for our beta blog!  We are going back to our deal that closed model for few weeks with few changes to make it more interesting.  We will still try to “Say Provocative statements that intelligent people argue about fast without dotting your i’s and crossing your t’s. As life is all about fun and results!”

QUOTE (Going for provocative )

Throw shit on the wall and things stick.  Throw shit on wall with a dart board and you get better results!

DATA DUMP DEALS

We took Sauce company public back in the shell days and did reverse merger for early stage BioTech that need public shell.  Getting deal funded is all what is about (i.e. results). If you want to meet with our team of experts, we can provide amazing events in DC, LA, La Jolla/San Diego, NYC, and worldwide!  And now deal dump that show the market is active:

Sauce Labs, a San Francisco provider of cloud-based testing for mobile and web applications, raised $70 million in funding from Centerview Capital Technology, IVP, and Adams Street Partners.

• CareCloud, a provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions for physicians, raised $31.5 million in Series C funding. Blue Cloud Ventures led the round, and was joined by the PNC Financial Services Group and First Data Corporation.

MacroPoint, a Cleveland-based developer of automated location tracking software, raised $44 million in funding from Susquehanna Growth Equity.

xAd, a New York City-based location marketing and advertising platform, raised $42.5 million in Series E funding. Eminence Capital led the round, and was and joined by W Capital, IVP, and Emergence Capital.

Nutmeg, a U.K. provider of digital wealth management services, raised £30 million ($37.2 million). Hong Kong financial advisory firm Convoy led the round, and was joined by Schroders, Balderton Capital, Pentech, and Armada Investment Group.

eOriginal, a Baltimore software firm focused on the management of financial asset documentation, raised $26.5 million from Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners.

Quantopian, a Boston-based online platform for developing and testing investment algorithms, raised $25 million in Series C funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, and was joined by Bessemer Venture Partners, Point72 Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Spark Capital.

Logz.io, an Israeli log analytics software provider, raised $16 million in Series B funding. OpenView led the round, and was joined by 83North and Giza.

Catapult Health, a Dallas provider of worksite preventive healthcare checkups, raised $10.1 million in Series B funding from UCHealth, according to Healthcare Daily. Read more.

Siemplify, a New York City online information security platform, raised $10 million in funding. 83North and G20 Ventures led the round, with participation from angel investors.

Musement, a Milan-based digital platform for travel booking company, raised $10 million in Series B funding, according to TechCrunch. Micheli Associati led the round, and was joined by P101, and 360 Capital Partners. Read more.

Ava, a Zurich-based company that makes fertility-tracking wearable devices, raised $9.7 million in a Series A funding. Polytech Ventures led the round, and was joined by Blue Ocean Ventures, Global Sources, Swisscom, and ZKB.

Zugata, a Palo Alto, Calif. mobile performance review platform for employees, raised $7 million in Series A funding. Investors include Canaan Partners, General Catalyst, and Redpoint Ventures.

Prynt, a San Francisco startup that builds printers for smartphone cases, raised $7 million in Series A funding. GGV Capital led the round.

GoZefo, an Indian refurbished furniture marketplace, raised Rs 40 crore ($5.9 million) in funding, according to The Economic Times. Sequoia Indialed the round, and was joined by Beenext and Helion Ventures. Read more.

PlaySimple Games, an Indian mobile social gaming startup, raised Rs 27 crore ($5 million) in Series A funding, according to The Economic Times. SAIF Partners and IDG Ventures India led the round. Read more.

Midaxo, a Finnish provider of mergers and acquisitions software, raised $4 million in Series A funding. EOC Capital and Finnish Industry Investmentsled the round.

Employment Hero, an Australian HR, payroll, and employee benefits platform, closed its Series A round at AU$4.5 million ($3.4 million), according to ZDNet. AirTree Ventures, One Ventures, and AMP Ventures all participated. Read more.

Gluru, a London-based task management platform, raised $2 million in seed funding. Investors include British Sussex Place Ventures, SAATCHiNVEST, GECAD, and Playfair Capital.

Kit, a New York City-based platform for product recommendations, raised about $2.5 million in seed funding. Investors include Slow Ventures, Social Capital, Precursor Ventures, April Underwood, Ellen Pao, Authentic Ventures, BATF, and Expa.

Genetesis, a Cincinnati-based medical device startup that helps physicians detect and characterize cardiac rhythm disorders, raised $1.2 million in seed financing. CincyTech and Radical Investments led the round, with participation from Loud Capital, Danmar Capital, Wilson Sonsini Investment Company, Genetesis management, and angel investors.

More to come every day possible!

Happy Networking and Investing,

JD Morris

JD Morris

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