NEA has not placed on its website a press release, but it being report to close a $3.3 billion dollar fund.
NEA deal flow and other deals:
• Aera Technology, a Mountain View, Calif.-based cognitive technology startup, raised $50 million in funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round.
• VICE Media, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based media company, raised $450 million in funding from TPG. The deal would value VICE at $5.7 billion.
• Freshly, a New York-based meal delivery startup, raised $77 million in Series C funding. Nestle led the round, and was joined by Highland Capital Partners, Insight Venture Partners, and White Star Capital.
• fuboTV, a New York-based sports streaming TV service provider, raised $55 million in Series C funding. Northzone led the round, and was joined by 21st Century Fox, Sky, and Scripps Networks Interactive.
• Samba TV, a San Francisco-based TV audience platform provider, raised $30 million in Series B funding. Union Grove Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by Disney, Interpublic Group, MDC Ventures, Time Warner, A+E Networks, TGM, Draper Associates, and Ambition VC.
• M.Gemi, a Boston-based women’s footwear brand, raised $16 million in Series C funding. BurdaPrincipal Investments led the round.
• Sphero, a Boulder, Colo.-based maker connected play robot Sphero, spun out a newly-created company, Misty Robotics, which will build personal robots for the home and office. Misty Robotics raised $11.5 million in Series A funding. Investors include Venrock and Foundry Group.
• Alight Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based applications, raised $11 million in Series A funding. Investors include Caterpillar Venture Capital and Steven Berger.
• SLIPS Technologies, a Cambridge, Mass.-based manufacturer of fully slippery coatings for commercial and residential customers, raised $8.6 million in funding. Investors include Anzu Partners, BASF Venture Capital, Hansjörg Wyss, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
• Talla, a Brookline, Mass.-based leader in intelligent conversational service desks for the enterprise, raised $8.3 million in Series A funding. Glasswing Ventures led the round, and was joined by PJC, Avalon, Pillar, and Launch.
• EaseCentral, a San Francisco-based SaaS platform solution for benefits and HR, raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Propel Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Freestyle Capital, Compound, Upside Partnership, and Transmedia Capital.
• AimBrain, a London-based biometric security startup, raised £4 million ($5 million) in Series A funding. BGF Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Episode 1, Entrepreneur First, Simon Rozas, Chris Mairs, and Charles Songhurst.
• Julia Computing, a Berkeley, Calif.-based provider of open-source language for data science, machine learning and scientific computing, raised $4.6 million in seed funding. Investors include General Catalyst and Founder Collective.
• MKACyber, a Fairfax, Va.-based managed security operations services provider and security consulting firm, raised $4.1 million in Series A funding. Investors were not disclosed.
• FinalPrice, a Los Angeles-based subscription travel app, raised $4 million in funding. Investors include Almaz Capital and Sistema VC.
• Cosmo Tech, a France and San Francisco-based augmented intelligence startup, raised $3 million in funding. Sofimac Partners led the round, and was joined by BNP Paribas and Aster Capital.