|• Nova Sciences Holdings, a Wakefield, Mass.-based industrial instrumentation company, raised $100 million from Pamplona Capital Management and Ascent Venture Partners.
• 8i, a Wellington, New Zealand-based company that develops holographic technology for virtual and augmented reality, raised $27 million in Series B funding. Time Warner Investments led the round, and was joined by Baidu Ventures, Hearst Ventures, Verizon Ventures, One Ventures, Carsten Maschmeyer’s Seed & Speed Ventures, and existing investors.
• BirdEye, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based business reputation and customer experience platform, raised $25 million in funding. World Innovation Lab led the round, and was joined by Trinity Ventures.
• Samanage, a Cary, N.C.-based provider of enterprise service management software, raised $20 million in funding. Investors include Carmel Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures, Marker LLC, Salesforce Ventures, and Vintage Investment Partners.
• Dedrone, a San Francisco-based drone detection technology company, raised $15 million in Series B funding. Felicis Ventures and John Chambers, executive chairman of Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO), led the round.
• Dreamscape Immersive, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based virtual reality company, raised $11 million in funding, according to Variety. Bold Capital led the round, and was joined by Warner Bros. 21st Century Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, IMAX Corporation, Westfield Corporation, and Steven Spielberg.
• Sense.ly, a San Francisco-based developer of a virtual assistant app for patients, raised $8 million in a Series B funding. Chengwei Capital led the round, and was joined by the Mayo Clinic, Chengwei Capital, Bioved Ventures, Fenox Venture Capital, and the Stanford StartX fund.
• Flutura Business Solutions, a Benagluru, India-based IoT data analytics firm, raised Rs 50.13 crore ($7.5 million) in funding, according to The Economic Times. Vertex Ventures led the round, and was joined by Lumis Partners, and the The Hive.
• Miyoko’s, a Fairfax, Calif.-based line of non-dairy cheeses, raised $6 million in funding. JMK Consumer Growth Partners led the round, and was joined by the CircleUp Growth Fund, Stray Dog Capital, and Obvious Ventures.
• ConsejoSano, a San Francisco-based health services navigation platform for Spanish speakers, raised $4.9 million in Series A funding, according to MobiHealthNews. 7wire Ventures led the round, and was joined by Tufts Health Ventures, TOTAL Impact Capital, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, Acumen, Oxeon Partners, and Impact Engine.
• Wiretap, a Columbus, Ohio-based security intelligence platform, raised $3 million in Series A funding. Draper Triangle Ventures and Ohio Innovation Fund led the round.
• QD Solar, a Toronto-based solar technology company, raised C$2.5 million ($1.9 million) in Series A funding. DSM Venturing led the round, and was joined by MaRS innovation and KAUST Innovation Fund.
• Galore, a San Francisco-based mobile app that allows parents to book activities for their children, raised $1.65 million in seed funding. Norwest Venture Partners and DCM Ventures led the round.
• NanoSteel, a Providence, R.I.-based manufacturer of nano-structured steel alloys, raised an undisclosed amount in funding. GM Ventures led the round, and was joined by Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) and SPDG.
• Conductor Technologies, a Berkeley, Calif.-based maker of cloud rendering platforms used to make Hollywood films, raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding. Walden Venture Capital led the round, and was joined by Autodesk (Nasdaq:ADSK).