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Taulia Lands $60 Million Round

SAN FRANCISCO — Fintech company Taulia has announced a new strategic funding round of $60 million led by the Ping An Global Voyager Fund with additional participation from J.P. Morgan, Prosperity7 Ventures and existing investors including Zouk Capital. The funding will help accelerate growth as the company sets its sights on further global expansion. Taulia helps […]

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Annexon Closes $100 Million Financing

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — Biopharmaceutical company Annexon, Inc., has closed a $100 million financing led by new investor Redmile Group. Additional new investors included funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Deerfield Management Company, Eventide Asset Management, Farallon Capital Management, Janus Henderson Investors and Logos Capital, who were joined by existing investors Adage Capital Partners, Bain […]

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Zycada Emerges From Stealth With $19 Million

SAN JOSE — Zycada has emerged from stealth to offer what it says is the fastest online shopping experience in the world. Zycada’s new approach improves Time to Interact (TTI) speeds 10 times greater than Amazon, resulting in dramatic gains in online retail revenues and empowering merchants to achieve faster online shopping experiences than Amazon for […]

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Andreessen Horowitz Leads $26 Million in Rasa

SAN FRANCISCO and BERLIN — Rasa Technologies, Inc., a  company providing the standard infrastructure layer for conversational AI, announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $26 million, led by Andreessen Horowitz and including participation from the firm’s Cultural Leadership Fund, a strategic fund designed to bring African American cultural leaders onto the cap tables of […]

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Big Health Scores $39 Million Series B

SAN FRANCISCO —– Big Health, a developer of digital therapeutics dedicated to helping millions back to good mental health, has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer, general partner at Gilde […]

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Doordash Delivers $400 Million Series H

SAN FRANCISCO — Doordash, the nation’s leading food delivery service, has picked up $400 million in a Series H funding round led by new investors Durable Capital Partners LP and mutual fund giant Fidelity Management & Research Co., as well as existing investors, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. The new […]

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Transcend Receives $25 Million

SAN FRANCISCO — Transcend, which provides data privacy infrastructure that makes it simple to give users control over their personal data, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. Index Ventures led the round alongside Accel, with participation from South Park Commons, Phil Venables (Board Member and former CISO, Goldman Sachs), and Dylan Field (CEO, Figma). Transcend […]

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Instacart Adds $225 Million Round

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the nation’s leading grocery delivery service, has raised $225 million as part of a new financing round led by DST Global and General Catalyst, with existing investor D1 Capital Partners participating. The investment comes as Instacart has become one of the most vital services in the country as millions of Americans […]

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Yugabyte Secures $30 Million Series B

SUNNYVALE — Yugabyte, a developer of open source distributed SQL databases, has raised $30 million in an oversubscribed Series B round. The round, led by 8VC, also includes participation from strategic investor Wipro Ventures and existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Dell Technologies Capital. The round brings the company’s total funding to $55 million. Yugabyte […]

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Varo Locks Up $241 Million Round

SAN FRANCISCO — Mobile banking company Varo Money, Inc. has closed a $241 million Series D round, co-led by new investor Gallatin Point Capital and existing investor The Rise Fund, co-founded by TPG, U2 lead singer Bono and former eBay President Jeff Skoll. Other new investors joining the round include HarbourVest Partners and Progressive Insurance. The investment will […]

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Arterys Scores $28 Million

SAN FRANCISCO — ​Arterys, a global medical imaging platform that helps deliver clinical AI products over the internet, has received its seventh USA FDA clearance and announced its latest round of funding — a $28 million Series C investment from a syndicate led by Benslie Investment Group and Temasek Holdings, with participation by Fosun, Revelation […]

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Accel Leads $15 Million Series B in Bevy

PALO ALTO — Bevy, which operates a customer platform for enterprises, has announced a $15 million Series B investment led by venture capital firm Accel, with participation from existing investors Ryan Smith (co-founder and CEO, Qualtrics), and Upfront Ventures. A recent study revealed that nearly 80% of founders reported building a community of users as important […]

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Samsara Raises $400 Million, Cuts 300 Workers

SAN FRANCISCO — Samsara has raised $400 million in equity financing from Alliance Bernstein, Franklin Templeton, General Atlantic, Sands Capital Management, and Warburg Pincus, along with previous investors Andreessen Horowitz, Dragoneer Investment Group, General Catalyst, and Tiger Global. With the new funding, Samsara says it has $600 million of cash on-hand. Samsara provides Internet of […]

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Couchbase Completes $105 Million Series G

SANTA CLARA – Couchbase, the creator of the enterprise-class, multicloud to edge NoSQL database, says it has completed a $105 million all-equity Series G round of fundraising.  The round was led by GPI Capital, also included oversubscribed participation from existing investors Accel, Sorenson Capital, North Bridge Venture Partners, Glynn Capital, Adams Street Partners, and Mayfield. […]

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Confluera Rakes In $20 Million

PALO ALTO — Confluera, which develops cyber threat detection and response, has raised over $20 million in Series B funding led by Icon Ventures. Harpoon Ventures also joined as a new investor. Icon Ventures’ General Partner, Preeti Rathi, is joining the Confluera board. The company’s existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, John W. Thompson and Lane […]

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Andreessen Horowitz Leads $30 Million Round in Octant

EMERYVILLE – Octant, Inc., a synthetic biology drug discovery company designing small molecule, multi-target drug leads for multifactorial diseases, has raised $30 million in a Series A financing led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Octant is using the funding to further develop its discovery platform, which targets large numbers of G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) […]

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Coalition Locates $40 Million

SAN FRANCISCO — Coalition, a cyber insurance company for small and midsize businesses, announced it has closed a $40 million funding round. Ribbit Capital led the investment with participation from Greenoaks Capital and Hillhouse Capital. Coalition aims to solve cyber risk for all organizations by democratizing access to cybersecurity tools that prevent and mitigate loss, […]

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Forgerock Secures $93.5 Million Series E

SAN FRANCISCO – ForgeRock, a leading provider in digital identity, has completed a $93.5 million Series E round of fundraising. This latest funding round was led by Riverwood Capital. Existing investors, including Accel, Meritech Capital, Foundation Capital and KKR Growth also participated. ForgeRock has now raised more than $230 million since its founding. Riverwood Capital co-founder and […]

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Sorus Fund Leads $13.2 Million Round in Amply Power

MOUNTAIN VIEW — As cities and corporations accelerate their adoption of electric trucks and buses, AMPLY Power, the leader in charging solutions for fleets, has secured $13.2 million in Series A funding from investors led by Soros Fund Management and Siemens. They are joined by existing seed round investors, including Congruent Ventures, PeopleFund, and Obvious Ventures. Sorus Fund is an […]

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RDMD Scores $14 Million Series A

SAN FRANCISCO — RDMD, a healthcare technology company dedicated to accelerating drug research for patients with rare diseases, has raised $14 million in Series A financing. RDMD has developed an FDA-ready technology platform that generates deep clinical evidence to accelerate rare disease research and drug development, as well as a patient application that empowers patients […]