SAN FRANCISCO — Schoold, a new innovative college planning startup, has successfully closed a seed round of approximately $4.5 million dollars. Participating investors included FastForward, Lorne Abony, a serial entrepreneur and … Read More
CUPERTINO — Bromium, the pioneer of next-generation endpoint protection using virtualization, has secured an additional investment of $40 million to fund its continued growth in the enterprise endpoint security market. … Read More
REDWOOD CITY — JetBlue Technology Ventures, the new venture capital subsidiary of JetBlue Airways, has selected Silicon Valley-based travel and data science company, FLYR, as its first investment. The investment … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Founders Fund has closed its sixth fund with $1.3 billion in money. This fund brings the firm’s total amount of capital under management to over $3 billion. … Read More
June, a maker of computer-based ovens, has closed a Series A financing with a $22.5 million round led by Eclipse. Seed investors in June also participated including Foundry Group, First … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Sight Machine, a startup leading the digital transformation of manufacturing, has raised $13.5 million in Series B venture capital. The round is led by Chicago-based Jump … Read More
SEATTLE — Usermind, builder of an orchestration hub for business operations (BizOps) teams, emerged from stealth last week and has raised a $14.5 million Series B funding round led by … Read More
MENLO PARK — Spirox Inc., a privately held medical device company, has closed a $45 million Series C round of financing led by KKR, a leading global investment firm. … Read More
SANTA MONICA, CA — Ring, a leader in outdoor home security, has raised $61.2 million in Series C funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) with add-on from Sir Richard Branson. These … Read More
MOUNTAIN VIEW -– Couchbase has secured $30 million in a series F round of funding led by Sorenson Capital with current investors participating in the round, including Accel Partners, Adams … Read More
SANTA CLARA & HOUSTON — Agilent Technologies announced that it is investing $80 million in Lasergen, an emerging biotechnology company based in Houston with innovative next-generation sequencing technology. With this investment, Agilent will … Read More
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Symantec Corp. (SYMC) announced that it has closed the previously announced transaction with Silver Lake, pursuant to which Silver Lake made a $500 million strategic investment in Symantec. … Read More
SUNNYVALE – Enlighted, Inc., the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, has secured $25 million in Series D funding to accelerate its IoT app development and expand … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — RealtyShares, the online marketplace for real estate investing, connecting accredited investors to real estate investment opportunities nationwide, has obtained a $20 million Series B financing round. The new financing was led by Union Square Ventures, a leading venture capital firm in the financial technology space, with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.
“I am incredibly excited to have one of the foremost VC firms leading this latest financing round,” said Nav Athwal, CEO of RealtyShares. “Very few can match the Fintech acumen of Union Square Ventures, which has led financings for Lending Club, Kickstarter, Funding Circle and CircleUp, as well as other name brands such as Twitter, Zynga, Etsy, Tumblr and Meetup. This financing ensures that RealtyShares will remain a committed and well-capitalized partner to our investors and our sponsor and borrower constituencies.”
SAN FRANCISCO — MasterClass, which offers online classes taught by Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Serena Williams, James Patterson and Usher, has raised a $15 million Series B funding round. This latest round is led by New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) (Partner: Rick Yang) and reveals a previously undisclosed $4.5 million Series A led by Javelin Venture Partners (Partner: Alex Gurevich) and two seed rounds totaling $1.9 million both led by Harrison Metal (Founder: Michael Dearing).