Atlanta, Georgia-based e-commerce lending firm Kabbage Inc landed $50 million in its Series D financing led by SoftBank Capital to provide $500 million worth of loans for small online businesses by the end of 2014.
Mining tycoon Andrew Forrest acquired Perth, Western Australia-based beef processor and exporter Harvey Beef for an undisclosed amount through his company Minderoo, and announced expansion plans for the newly-acquired firm.
Reston, Virginia-based social lending marketplace StreetShares bagged $1.2 million in its seed funding round with Accion Venture Lab as the lead investor to back veteran-owned and main street businesses after it launches this month.
Odyssey Airlines has decided to source investment through a crowdfunding that would allow the company to raise $8.4 million equity capital in preparation for a launch in 2016 and its operational costs.
New York City, US-based online legal staffing startup Hire an Esquire closed $350,000 in its seed funding round from investors 37 Angels, 645 Ventures, and Ulu Ventures to expand its client base.
Budapest, Hungary-based startup Tresorit landed $3 million in its Series A funding round with Euroventures as lead investor to provide both convenience and security along with its cloud storage services.
Kifisia, Greece-based petroleum and petrochemical gas products transporter StealthGas Inc raised $47 million through the sale of 4.47 million common shares at $10.50 apiece for its vessels purchases and other corporate purposes.
Madison, US-based weather forecasting and analytics startup Understory bagged $1.9 million in a seed funding round led by True Ventures to build software and a forecasting model that will be able to generate weather data through ground-level observation.
Sao Paulo, Brazil-based curated web platform Netshow.me closed an undisclosed amount in its seed funding round from Buscape co-founder Rodrigo Borges to offer online concert service for artists and musicians.
Waggl, a San Francisco based startup launched in February from a spin-off from Fort Hill Company offering messaging and business polling, has raised $1.1 million seed funding round.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based clean tech firm Ambri Inc raised $15 million in a new funding round from KLP Enterprise, Building Insurance Bern, and other investors to find a way to store renewable energy for grid operators.
Los Altos Hills, California-based software as a service (SaaS) security startup Vorstack bagged $5.2 million in a new funding round led by Glenn McGonnigle and Tom Noonan to ramp up its real time data protection services.
Undo Software has received a third round of investment worth $1.25 million led by the co-founder of Skype Jaan Tallinn and existing investors in the company including the Cambridge Angels.
San Francisco, US-based food delivery startup Caviar bagged a total of $15 million in its seed and Series A funding led by Winklevoss Capital and Tiger Global to expand into new cities.
OurCrowd has received $25 million Series B funding from investors identified as former Investec Bank Australia executive Geoff Levy and Mistral Equity Partners' Andy Heyer.