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Fortscale Raises $7 Million Round

  SAN FRANCISCO — Fortscale Security Ltd., a developer of machine learning-based User & Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) for security, has secured $7 million dollars in its latest round of funding led by Evolution Equity Partners and Valor Capital Group. The round also included investments from previous investors including Intel Capital, Blumberg Capital, Swarth, CME […]

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LeoLabs Rounds Up $4 Million

  MENLO PARK — LeoLabs, Inc., the leading commercial provider of data to track space debris and prevent collisions in low Earth orbit (LEO), has announced closing a $4 million investment backed by a prestigious consortium of global investors, including SRI International, Horizons Ventures, and Airbus Ventures. With this funding, LeoLabs is accelerating its cloud-based […]

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Workfit Scores $5.5 Million Seed Funding

  MENLO PARK — Workfit has raised a $5.5 million seed investment to roll out products that will transform meetings from time-sinks into productive, accountable, collaborative time. Investors joining the seed round feature a host of venture capital firms and strategic funds including Battery Ventures, Greycroft Partners and Salesforce Ventures. Workfit will use the investment […]

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TL Biolabs Lands $4 Million Seed Funding

  SANTA CLARA — TL Biolabs, a start-up on a mission to improve agriculture through technology, announced the company has closed $4 million in venture capital financing. The Seed round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and included financing from Refactor Capital, Josh Buckley, and Y Combinator. TL Biolabs will use the funds to continue expanding […]

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C3Nano Closes $15 Million Series D

  HAYWARD — C3Nano Inc., a maker of transparent conductive inks and films for the touch sensor and display industry, has closed $15 million in Series D equity financing. The latest financing was led by existing investor GSR Ventures, new investors Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. and Xinjiang Guoli Minsheng Equity Investment Co., Ltd.  Other investors included […]

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AirMap Secures $26 Million for Drone Management

  SANTA MONICA — AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, has raised a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, Yuneec, and existing investors General Catalyst and Lux Capital. The new investment brings AirMap’s […]

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Sun Basket Receives $15 Million Series C Funding

  SAN FRANCISCO – Sun Basket, a maker of organic healthy meal kits, announced a Series C investment of $15 million led by Sapphire Ventures. Additional investors in the round include Baseline Ventures, PivotNorth Capital, Accolade Partners, Founders Circle Capital, Shea Ventures, Relevance Capital, Vulcan Capital, Filter 14, and angel investors. Founded in San Francisco in 2014 […]

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Lytro Raises $60 Million Series D

  MOUNTAIN VIEW — Lytro, which makes immersive high-end cameras, has raised $60 million Series D funding led by Blue Pool Capital, with participation from EDBI, Foxconn, Huayi Brothers and Barry Sternlicht, founder of Starwood. All existing investors in the company including Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, GSV, North Bridge and Qualcomm Ventures also participated in the […]

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BirdEye Soars With $25 Million Series B

  SUNNYVALE — BirdEye, which helps companies manage their reputation and customer experience, has secured a $25 million Series B investment led by World Innovation Lab (WiL) with super pro-rata participation from existing investor Trinity Ventures. As part of this financing, veteran VC Rob Theis joined BirdEye’s Board of Directors. The investment in the company […]

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Miyoko’s Kitchen Receives Investment From JMK Partners

  FAIRFAX, CA — Miyoko’s Kitchen, a pioneer in non-dairy, vegan cheese and butter alternatives, has received a significant minority investment from consumer-focused growth equity fund JMK Consumer Growth Partners. JMK’s investment will enable Miyoko’s Kitchen to fuel continued growth in product assortment and distribution capabilities. A number of existing investors participated in the Series […]

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WelbeHealth Lands $15 Million

  MENLO PARK — WelbeHealth, a healthcare services company delivering coordinated care to medically frail seniors, has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by F-Prime Capital and .406 Ventures. WelbeHealth will use the financing to develop its initial market and roll out new initiatives to improve the quality of care for seniors. “We founded this […]

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Demisto Raises $22 Million

  CUPERTINO — Demisto, a developer of Security Operations technology, has closed a $20 million Series B round of funding. As a part of this round, the company also announced the appointment of ClearSky Managing Director Jay Leek to its Board of Directors. Other  participating investors included Accel, Slack Fund and additional strategic investors. The […]

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HackerOne Secures $40 Million

  SAN FRANCISCO — HackerOne, a leading bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure platform, has secured $40 million in Series C financing. The round was led by Dragoneer Investment Group, a long-term oriented investment firm that is focused on backing exceptional businesses including: Airbnb, Atlassian, New Relic and Uber. The company will use the new funds to invest further […]

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View Glass Attracts $100 Million

  MILPITAS, CA — View, a Silicon Valley maker of dynamic glass for buildings, has secured $100 million in investments, including a $50 million investment by TIAA Investments. The new money provides growth capital for View to expand its manufacturing capacity and to scale operations in order to meet rapidly growing demand. The company says […]

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TIPIT Raises $2.5 Million Seed Round

  SAN FRANCISCO — TIPIT, a cross-platform engine aimed at innovating in the space of augmented reality (AR), has raised $2.5 million in a seed round of investment. With investor support from Atooro Fund, TIPIT provides developers, cameras, and brands with a software development kit (SDK) of computer vision and AR technologies that increases platform […]

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Exabeam Scores $30 Million Series C

  SAN MATEO — Exabeam, a developer of security intelligence solutions, has raised $30 Million in series C funding, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Cisco Investments. Existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures, Icon Ventures, and Shlomo Kramer also participated in the round. The Exabeam Security Intelligence Platform combines unlimited data collection at a […]

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Comprehend Systems Secures $15 Million

  REDWOOD CITY — Comprehend Systems, a developer of Clinical Intelligence solutions, has closed a $15 million Series C round of venture financing. The round was led by Eminence Capital, with participation by existing investors Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The investment brings Comprehend’s total funding since launching its innovative solutions to $44.5 million. […]

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Plaid Earns Investments from Citi, American Express

  SAN FRANCISCO — Plaid Technologies, Inc., which builds the core infrastructure that drives many of the largest and fastest growing companies in financial technology, announced investments made by Citi Ventures and American Express Ventures as part of a $44 million Series B round first announced last June led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. “We’re excited […]

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Shop.co Secures $7 Million Seed Round

  SAN FRANCISCO — Shop.co, the software company that allows users to “Shop Anywhere, Checkout Here” by using a browser extension, announced the closing of $7 million in seed funding, and is now valued at $27 million USD. This round has been led by various investors including two German state banks (Sparkasse and NRW Bank), several senior partners and […]

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SoundHound Secures $75 Million

  SANTA CLARA — SoundHound Inc., a developer of voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, announced $75 million in new funding. The round includes a strategic group of investors including NVIDIA GPU Ventures, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Nomura Holdings, Inc., Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., and RSI Fund I (a VC arm of Recruit Holdings). Other new investors such […]

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Kinestral Lands $65 Million Series C

  SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Kinestral Technologies, a developer of smart-tinting glass called Halio, has closed a $65 million Series C funding round. The new money will be used to launch Halio into North America beginning later this year and into the global marketplace in 2018. The investment was led by AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), […]