Benchling, a startup backed by YCombinator, SV Angel, Founders Fund, Draper Associates and other angels, bridges biotechnology and computer science with their DNA editing software.
Investors in Atlanta and the State of Georgia in general are now favoring angel, seed and Series A financing rounds more than later-stage deals, TechCrunch reported citing CrunchBase data.
InMobi has only been in business for less than a decade but it has already proven to be a worthy contender to tech giants in the mobile ad space, Voice & Data reported.
Citia, a publishing platform that helps marketers and content creators take advantage of the shift to a card-based structure, has bagged an added $600,000 from David S. Rose and Geoff Judge, TechCrunch reported.
SalesGossip, a UK-based site that provides members with exclusive access to fashion and beauty retailers' sales and promos, closed its second angel round with £600,000, TechCrunch reported.
Coralville, US-based education startup Higher Learning Technologies bagged $1 million from investors in its first funding round to dozens more to its existing mobile education apps this year.
Noida, India-based optimization software startup IntelloCut secured $200,000 (INR1.3 crore) in funding from a group of investors led by Blume Ventures and Google India's Ranjan Anandan.
New York, US-based lending platform Fundera raised $3.4 million in funding from a recent venture round to help connect small businesses to a network of certified lending alternatives to banks.
Barter platform TradeYa Inc was able to raise $1.1 million for its seed round. The company's mobile app allows users to trade goods and services online.
DataRank was able to secure $1.4 million in seed funds in a round led by New Road Ventures and joined in by FundersClub and other angels. Data Rank enables companies to track conversations about their brands online.
nCrypted Cloud, a service that encrypts shared data on Dropbox, Google Drive and others, raised $3 million from angel investors for its seed funding round, TechCrunch reported.
Expert360, a recruitment website for the upper tier employment market, was able to secure $1 million in seed funding from angel investors in an oversubscribed round, The Canberra Times reported.
California, US-based tech firm Tango launched a crowdfunding project on Indiegogo for its new portable computer, which is just the size of a smartphone and the capacity of a full quad-core Windows PC.
San Francisco, US-based marketing startup BrightFunnel secured just under $1 million in advisory funding to build a product that generates smarter and more accurate sales predictions.
Bangalore, India-based startup Lumos Design Technology made unbreakable waterproof bags with a built-in battery than can charge mobile gadgets with the use of solar power.
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