Repost – IND Pipeline 20181211


REPOST from Investor Network Destinations >> IND Pipeline 20181211

#indpick Plaid, a San Francisco-based fintech company, raised $250 million in Series C funding.  Mary Meeker led the round (from Kleiner Perkins’ growth fund), and was joined by investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Goldman Sachs, NEA, and Spark Capital.

OTHER DEALS OF INTEREST

  • Tomahawk Robotics, a Melbourne, FL-based startup bringing advanced robotic control systems to enterprise markets, raised $2.4m in seed funding

  • GenEdit, Inc., a Berkeley, CA-based developer of novel polymer nanoparticle technology platform for non-viral-based delivery of gene therapeutics, completed an $8.5m seed financing

  • WhyHotel, a Washington, D.C.-based alternative lodging service that operates pop-up hotels in newly built, luxury apartment buildings, secured $10M in Series A funding

FOR OTHER DEALS CLOSED

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Deals that funded! July 12, 2013


 Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Rueters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

Everspin Technologies, a Chandler, Ariz.-based developer of magnetic RAM products, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Investors include New Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, Lux Capital, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Epic Ventures. www.everspin.com 

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Inside View, a San Francisco-based provider of CRM intelligence solutions, has raised $19 million in new VC funding. Split Rock Partners led the round, and was joined by return backers Emergence Capital, Foundation Capital, and Rembrandt Venture Partners. www.insideview.com

MyFitnessPal
, a San Francisco-based service for letting users track and share calorie intake and other health and wellness data, has raised $18 million in its first round of outside funding (the company launched in 2005). Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the deal, and was joined by Accel Partners.www.myfitnesspal.com

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ReelGenie, a Maryland-based online service that creates videos from a customer’s photos and digital media, secured $850,000 in seed funding from investors including CNF Investments, the Maryland Venture Fund, faculty members from the Wharton School, and angel investors. www.reelgenie.com 

SigmaCare, an electronic medical records company, has secured new equity funding from health care investment firm Marlin Equity Partners and existing investors. No financial terms were disclosed.www.sigmacare.com

SilkRoad, a Chicago-based provider of cloud-based talent management solutions, has raised $16 million in new VC funding. Backers include Foundation Capital, Intel Capital, Azure Capital Partners, Keating Capital and Crosslink Ventures, SilkRoad has now raised a total of $145 million.www.silkroad.com
TextbookRental.ca, a Toronto-based start-up, closed on a $415,000 seed round led by Seek Capital,techvibes.com reports.

Tegile Systems, a Newark, Calif.-based provider of hybrid storage arrays for virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. Meritech Capital Partners led the round, and was joined by Western Digital (Nasdaq: WDC), SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK) and return backer August Capital. www.tegile.com

TheFamily, a French startup accelerator, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Index Ventures. TechCrunch reports that the investment is “just under” €1 million.” www.thefamily.co

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DEALS THAT CLOSED

CB Insight$6.9B into 841 Deals

CB insights FundingFlash reported $6.9 billion investedin 841 deals for 1q2013.  They reported 47 deals alone on 4/5/2013 with 242.7 million in funding and 56 deals where reported closed on 4/4/2013 with 312.8 million in funding.  Here a few deals that closed recently:

  • Clean Power Finance, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based provider of services and financing solutions for the solar industry, has raised $37 million in new VC funding. Edison International and Hennessey Capital were joined by return backers Claremont Creek Ventures, Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.www.cleanpowerfinance.com

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  • GenSight Biologics, a Paris-based ophthalmic therapeutics using gene therapy, has raised €32 million in Series A funding. Backers include Novartis Venture Fund, Abingworth LLP, Versant Ventures and Index Ventures. www.gensight-biologics.com
  • Miaozhen Systems, a Chinese third-party big data company in the advertising industry, has raised $10 million in Series C funding. CBC Capital led the round, and was joined by Redpoint Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and TMT. www.miaozhen.com
  • NetSocket, a Plano, Texas-based provider of network service assurance solutions for unified communications, has raised $9.2 million in Series B funding. Venture Investors led the round, and was joined by return backers Sevin Rosen Funds, Silver Creek Ventures and Trailblazer Capital.www.netsocket.com
  • SavingStar, a Waltham, Mass.-based digital grocery savings service, has raised $9.1 million in Series D funding. Edenred SA (Paris: EDEN) led the round, and was joined by return backers American Express Ventures, DCM, Flybridge Capital Partners, First Round Capital. www.savingstar.com

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More Angel and Venture Capital Deals!


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DEALS THAT CLOSE:

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Rueters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information as the about information is from 2nd hand resources.

  • Baronova Inc., a developer of non-surgical devices to induce weight lost, has raised $27.3 million in Series C funding. Sante Ventures and Boston Scientific Corp. co-led the round, and were joined by Lumira Capital and return backers Onset Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Arboretum Ventures. www.baronova.com
  • Business of Fashion, a fashion trade blog, has raised $2.1 in seed funding. Index Ventures led the round, and was joined by Advancit Capital, LVMH, Samos Investments and Novel TMT Ventures. www.businessoffashion.com
  • Cohera Medical, a developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, has raised $7.3 million in additional Series D funding, bringing the round total to $17 million. Backers include Kern Whelan Capital. www.coheramedical.com
  • Elasticsearch, an provider of open-source search and analytics software, has raised $24 million in Series B funding. Index Ventures led the round, and was joined by SV Angel and return backer Benchmark. www.elasticsearch.com
  • PolyActiva, a developer of drug-polymer conjugates that allow for site-specific drug delivery from medical device components, has raised A$9.2 million in Series B funding. Backers include Medical Research Commercialisation Fund, Brandon Biosciences Fund, Yuuwa Capital and individual angels. www.polyactiva.com
  • Stormpath, a secure user management and authentication service for app developers, has raised $8.2 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates and Pelion Venture Partners co-led the round, and were joined by Flybridge Capital Partners. The company previously raised seed funding from NEA and Flybridge. www.stormpath.com
  • Taboola, a digital content distribution and monetization platform, has raised $15 million in Series D funding. Pitango VC led the round, and was joined by return backers Evergreen Venture Partners, WGI Group and Marker. www.taboola.com

More coming soon…………

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DEALS THAT CLOSE:

We will be posting every four hours with deals that closed to our blog, but here are deals with accredited investor, private equity, and venture capital investors that closed!

  • Abe’s Market, a Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based website for discovering natural and organic products, has raised $5 million in new VC funding. Carmel Ventures led the round, and was joined by OurCrowd, Beringea and return backers Accel Partners and Index Ventures. www.abesmarket.com
  • Celtra Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of rich media mobile ad serving and analytics, has raised $4 million in new VC funding. SoftBank Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers GrandBanks Capital and Fairhaven Capital. www.celtra.com
  •  Curalate, a Philadelphia-based Pinterest analytics and marketing platform, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round, and was joined by First Round Capital and MentorTech Ventures. All three firms previously had participated in a $700,000 seed round for the company. http://www.curalate.com
  • Intigua, a Newton, Mass.-based enterprise cloud management startup, has raised $8.6 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by seed backer Cedar Fund. http://www.intigua.com
  • Keek, a Toronto-based social video networking platform, has raised C$18 million in new VC funding. Backers include AGF Investments, Pinetree Capital, Plazacorp Ventures and Cranson Capital.www.keek.com
  • Levels Beyond, a Denver-based provider of media management and monetization capabilities for video content producers, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding from TVC Capital. http://www.levelsbeyond.com
  • LoopMe, a London-based developer of a mobile ad management solution, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from a group of individual angels that includes Russell Buckley (ex-AdMob) and Peter Barry (ex-Vodafone Ventures). http://www.loopme.biz
  • OpenX Software Ltd., a Los Angeles-based provider of digital and mobile advertising revenue products and services, has raised $22.5 million in Series E funding. Samsung Venture Investment Corp. led the round, and was joined by return backers Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and Presidio Ventures.  http://www.openx.com
  • Optoro, a Lanham, Md.-based provider of asset recovery solutions for distressed inventory, has raised $7.5 million in Series A-1 funding. Grotech Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backers SJF Ventures and QED. The company previously raised nearly $3 million in Series A funding.www.optoro.com
  •  R2integrated, a Baltimore–based digital and social marketing agency, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity funding from ORIX Private Equity. http://www.r2integrated.com

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3,267 Deals at $28.3 billion in 2012! Keep updated on our Webinars!


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VC DEALS THAT CLOSED:

After dominating deal share in Q3 2012, Seed VC funding settled back down to Q2 2012 levels, dropping to 30% in Q4. Funding levels by stage remain largely consistent with prior quarters. For 2012, VCs invested $28.3 billion in 3267 deals, CB Insights reports.  We use five reporting systems like CB Insights to provide a market report on Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Notes, and other capital needs. Contact JD Morris via e-mail or phone.

Sample deals reported closed by Accredited Investors/VCs/PEGs:

    • 15Five, a San Francisco-based developer of a time-saving solution for employee-employer communications, has raised $1 million in seed funding from Richmond Global. Other backers include 500 Startups, Jason Calicanis, Ben Parr, Ben Ling and Matt Brezina. www.15five.com
    • 360incentive.com an Ontario–based provider of on-demand incentives solutions, has raised C$7.65 million in VC funding. OMERS Ventures led the round, and was joined by Klass Capital and Round 13 Capital. www.360incentives.com
    • Ayasdi, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of an insight discovery platform that combines advanced mathematics, computer science and visualization, has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding co-led by Khosla Ventures and Floodgate Fundwww.ayasdi.com
    • Electricite de France SA and state-owned CDC Infrastructure are leading two remaining consortia in the auction for Total SA‘s gas storage unit TIGF, according to the WSJ. TIGF could sell for between €2.5 billion and €3 billion. The EDF group also includes the Government of Singapore Investment Corp., and Italian energy company Snam SpA. The CDC Infrastructure group also includes AXA Private Equity, Predica, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Fluxys Belgium SA.
    • Fusion Coolant Systems, a University of Michigan tech transfer spinout that provides a CO2 dry coolant and lubrication system for use in manufacturing, has raised $600,000 in Series A funding. The Frankel Fund led the round, and was joined by The Amherst Fund, Automation Alley, Detroit Enterprise Fund, First Step Fund and The Michigan Pre-seed Fund.  www.FusionCoolant.com
    • HMV (LSE: HMV), a British music and entertainment retailer, filed for administration late Monday. According to the FT, suitors could include Better Capital and Hilcowww.hmvgroup.com
    • Linsalata Capital Partners has acquired Stag-Parkway Inc., an Atlanta-based distributor of aftermarket RV parts and accessories to RV dealers in the United States, from Ares Capital. No financial terms were disclosed, except that Babson Capital Management provided an equity co-investment and subordinated debt. www.stagparkway.com
    • LoopIt, a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of a social conversation engine for ecommerce, has raised an undisclosed amount of new VC funding led by Avalon Ventureswww.loopit.com
    • OnApp, a London-based provider of software that powers enterprise cloud, CDN and storage services, has raised around $20 million in Series B funding led by LDCwww.onapp.com
    • PICS Auditing LLC, an Irvine, Calif.-based provider of contractor prequalification and compliance SaaS solutions, has raised $35 million in equity funding from Norwest Venture Partners.www.picsauditing.com
    • The Pritzker Group has acquired Intersystems, an Omaha-based maker of material handling equipment serving the global agriculture industry. No financial terms were disclosed.www.pritzkergroup.com
    • Symform, a Seattle-based provider of a cloud storage network, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Second Century Ventures, the venture arm of the National Association of Realtors. This was part of a previously-announced $11 million Series B round from WestRiver Capital, OVP Venture Partners and Longworth Venture Partners. www.symform.com
    • Versartis Inc., a Redwood City, Calif.-based developer of therapeutics for patients with endocrine disorders, has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Aisling Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Index Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners and Advent Venture Partners.www.versartis.com
    • UpCity (f.k.a. DIYSEO), a Chicago-based provider of solutions for small businesses looking to increase website traffic, has raised more than $2 million in second-round funding. I2a Fund, Firestarter Fund and RIME Communications Capital were joined by return backers Daylight Partners and Harris Preston & Partners. www.upcity.com
    • Zettaseta Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of secure big data management solutions, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. HighBar Ventures led the round, and was joined by DFJ and Epic Ventures. www.zettaset.com
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