20180905 IN Pipeline – Venture Capital


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IN PIPELINE – VENTURE CAPITAL – 09-05-2018

• Jianke, a China-based online B2C pharmacy and healthcare services platform, raised $130 million in Series B funding. GTJA Investment Group led the round, and was joined by investors including HBM Healthcare Investments and Crescent Point.

• Auterion, a Switzerland-based open source drone software company, raised $10 million in seed funding. Investors include Lakestar, Mosaic Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, and Tectonic Ventures.

• Duffel, a London-based travel startup, raised $4.7 million in funding. Blossom Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including The Crankstart Foundation and Index Ventures.

• Phrasee, a London-based developer of marketing language generation software, raised $4 million in Series A funding. Albion Capital Group led the round, and was joined by investors including Next Fifteen andGalvanise Capital.

• Upfluence, a New York-based SaaS influencer marketing platform, raised $3.6 million in Series A funding. ISAI led the round, and was joined by investors including French Partners.

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