IN Pipeline – 20180813 – Venture Capital


Still a beta blog and happy to share that deals are closing!

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• MyDreamPlus, a China-based workspace service brand, raised $120 million in Series C funding. Hillhouse Capital and General Atlantic co-led the round, and were joined by investors including JOY Capital, Ocean Link, M31 Management Fund of Giant Network Group, and K2VC.

• Mines, a San Mateo, Calif.-based fintech startup that has built a credit platform for emerging markets, raised $13 million in Series A funding. TPG Growth led the round.

• Appcues, a Boston-based software company, raised $10 million in Series A funding. Sierra Ventures led the round.

• Lyvly, a U.K.-based community platform that helps landlords and renters find and manage shared living accommodation, raised $4.6 million in Series A funding. The investor was Mosaic Ventures.

• SenSat, a U.K.-based tech company that simulates reality, raised 3.31 million pounds ($4.2 million) in seed funding. Investors include Force Over Mass, Round Hill Venture Partners and Zagm.

• Carepoynt, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital health startup, raised $2 million in seed funding. The investors were not named.

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JD Morris

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Pipeline – Private Equity 20160627


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• Cibus, a San Diego, Calif.-based developer of application of gene editing technologies for directed mutagenesis, raised $70 million in a Series C funding. Fidelity Management and Research Company co-led the round, and was joined by investors including Alexandria Venture Investments and Cormorant Asset Management.

• Noodle.ai, a San Francisco-based provider of enterprise AI applications, raised $35 million in Series B funding. Dell Technologies Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including TPG Growth.

• Jama Software, a Portland, Ore.-based product development platform provider for building complex products and integrated systems, raised $200 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Madrona Venture Group.

• TourRadar, an Austria-based operator of a multi-day tour marketplace, raised $50 million in Series C funding. TCV led the round, and was joined by investors including Cherry Ventures, Endeit Capital, Hoxton Ventures and Speedinvest.

• Celonis, a Germany-based provider of process mining software, raised $50 million in Series B at a $1 billion valuation. Investors include Accel and 83North.

• Cedar, a New York-based patient financial management platform for hospitals, health systems and independent medical groups, raised $36 million in Series B funding. Kinnevik led the round, and was joined by investors including Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Lakestar, Sound Ventures, Kevin Systrom of Instagram and Nat Turner of Flatiron Health.

• Parachute, a Venice, Calif.-based home essentials brand company, raised $30 million Series C funding. H.I.G. Growth Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Upfront Ventures, Susa Ventures, Suffolk Equity, JAWS Ventures, Grace Beauty Capital and Daher Capital.

• DroneDeploy, a San Francisco-based drone software platform, raised $25 million in Series C funding. Investors include AirTree, Scale Venture Partners, Uncork Capital, Emergence Capitaland AngelPad.

• Aclima Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of environmental intelligence, raised $24 million in Series A funding. Social Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including The Schmidt Family Foundation, Radicle Impact, Rethink Impact, Plum Alley, Kapor Capital and First Philippine Holdings.

• CashShield, a Singapore-based provider of online fraud management solutions for mid- to large-sized enterprises, raised $20 million in Series B funding. Temasek and GGV Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Tony Fadell, Wavemaker Partners and Tao Zhang.

• SimpleNexus, a Lehi, Utah-based digital mortgage platform, raised $20 million in funding. Investors include Insight Venture Partners.

• Matternet, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based developer of an autonomous drone logistics platform, raised $16 million in Series A funding. Boeing HorizonX Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Swiss Post, Sony Innovation Fund and Levitate Capital.

• Roadster, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of commerce solutions for car buying and leasing, raised $15 million in funding. Investors include Costanoa Ventures.

• Silverfort, an Israel-based developer of an agentless multi-factor authentication provider, raised $11.5 million Series A in funding. TLV partners led the round, and was joined by investors including StageOne Ventures and Singtel Innov8.

• WaterBit, a San Jose, California-based precision irrigation company, raised $11.4 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round,and was joined by investors including TJ Rodgers, former CEO of Cypress Semiconductor and Heuristic Capital.

• Pared, a San Francisco-based operator of a restaurant labor marketplace, raised $10 million in Series A funding. CRV led the round, and was joined by investors including Uncork Capital and True Ventures.

• Cleeng, a Netherlands-based provider of video e-commerce solutions for broadcasters, raised 5 million euros ($5.8 million) in Series B funding. Walvis led the round, and was joined by investors including C4 Ventures.

• RE’FLEKTa Germany-based augmented-reality company, raised $4.4 million from BASF Venture Capital.

• Cypress.io, a Atlanta-based automated testing framework built for the modern web, raised $4 million in seed funding. Las Olas Venture Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners co-led the round.

• IMGN Media, a New York-based tech-driven media company, raised $3 million in Series A financing. Investors include Dot Capital, Rhodium, talent agency UTA, KDC Media Fund, Big Block Media, and Ron Zuckerman.

 

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Happy Investing and Networking,

Investor Network by JD

Investor Network by JD

Pipeline 2017-10-04 Deals that close


BIG NAME INVESTOR DAY = UNICORN TO POSSIBLE DRAGONS

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IN THE PIPELINE /  IN ON DECK / DEALS THT CLOSE

SoftBank, alongside Dragoneer Investment Group, has agreed to invest between $1 billion and $1.25 billion in Uber at its ~$70 billion valuations. The group would also spend up to $10 billion to buy shares from existing investors at a lower valuation of about $50 billion (i.e. it not closed until the money is in the bank). BOTTOM LINE: Convertible debt with tough terms would have been cooler!

INFINIDAT, an Israel-based independent provider of petabyte-scale data storage solutions, raised $95 million in Series C funding at a $1.6 billion valuation. Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing led the round, and was joined by investors including TPG Growth.  BOTTOM LINE: Win/Win as those are some amazing investors!

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Roofstock, an Oakland, Calif.-based online marketplace for single-family rental home investing, raised $35 million in Series C funding. Canvas Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Nyca Partners, QED Investors, and FJ Labs.

Frame.io, a New York-based collaboration platform for the video industry, raised $20 million in Series B funding, according to TechCrunch. FirstMark Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Accel Partners, SignalFire and Shasta Ventures

Numetric, an Salt Lake City, Utah-based business intelligence tool provider, raised nearly $13 million in funding. Investors include Insight Venture Partners, EPIC Ventures, Tim Draper, and Aaron Skonnard of Pluralsight.

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