Montreal, Canada-based pension fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (La Caisse) invested $40 million to support the growth of Quebec-based professional services firm WSP Global, formerly Genivar, despite damaging issues about the company.
Newport Beach, US-based micro investing app Acorns raised $5.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Jacobs Asset Management to let people invest in index funds using their spare change.
Trulioo has obtained $6 million for its Series A round led by
Unified digital platform Omniata secured $5.2 million for its Series A round led by Nordic venture capital firm Creandum and participated in by seed investor Sigma West, a statement about the funding said.
Google Capital led the latest funding round for Credit Karma which secured $85 million. The financing was also participated in Tiger Global Management and its existing backers, TechCrunch reported.
Rover, the pet sitting platform that connects dog owners to verified in-home sitters, secured $12 million for its Series C round led by new investor Menlo Ventures, TechCrunch reported.
Online and mobile classifieds platform Quikr has raised another $90 million in its most recent funding round, according to a report on The Economic Times citing a source.
ComputeNext, a cloud brokerage services provider, has secured $4 million of a planned $10 million fundraising round, VentureBeat reported citing a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
UK-based money transfer startup Azimo has obtained $10 million for its Series funding round led by Greycroft Partners and joined in by other investors, TechCrunch reported.
Venture capital firm Accel Partners has invested $40 million in the Series A funding round of money transfer platform WorldRemit based in London, TechCrunch reported.
Institutional, strategic and private investors backed Finland-based gaming startup Next Games with $6 million in its latest funding round. The firm intends to roll out the mobile game version of "The Walking Dead" globally, VentureBeat reported.
DataRPM, the startup that leads in the cognitive business intelligence space, has closed $5.1 million for its Series A round led by InterWest Partners and joined in by CIT GAP Funds, a statement about the funding said.
Flypay, a startup based in the UK that develops an app that makes settling restaurant bills faster, has raised £1 million from Entreé Capital, TechCrunch reported.
CloudBilt, Resident Research and SalesReach Software obtained a combined $1 million growth financing from Lighter Capital, a provider of revenue-based financing, a statement about the funding said.
Svelte Medical Sytems, a maker of balloon expandable stents based in New Providence, New Jersey, has obtained a $5 million equity investment from the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund.