Boston, Massachusetts-based wine discovery mobile app Drync landed $2.1 million in a funding round from institutional and angel investors to build its wine shopping platform.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based taxi app GrabTaxi closed its Series A round with more than $1 million from Singaporean state-owned investment firm Vertex Ventures to conquer Southeast Asia.
Oneonta, US-based large format ultracapacitor manufacturer Ioxus secured $21 million in its Series C funding round to help address climate change by integrating its products into hybrid buses in China.
London, UK-based innovation hub TrueStart raised $5 million in a seed funding round to invest in 20 retail and consumer startups in Europe every year and provide them with legal and recruitment support.
Rehovot, Israel-based 3D printing firm Stratasys bought Wisconsin, US-based plastic filament maker Interfacial Solutions for an undisclosed sum to streamline its operations through hardware and filament production.
London, UK-based idea management startup Wazoku landed £750,000 in a venture funding led by Campbridge Angels and New Model Venture Capital to fund its product development and growth efforts.
California, US-based e-learning platform Lynda.com added Halifax, Canada-based coding platform Compilr in a deal valued at $20 million to expand its video-based courses and services.
US-based online auction giant eBay has not embraced the trading of virtual currencies such as bitcoin and dogecoin in its sales site along with an update to its Currency Policy.
San Francisco, California-based online grocery ePantry launched publicly to provide regular and automated delivery of more affordable green and sustainable products to the homes of consumers.
Pasadena, US-based tablet mobile and gaming startup Industrial Toys scored $5 million in a Series A funding round from Accel Partners to launch a beta version of new title Midnight Star and add more content and titles to its portfolio.
Moscow, Russia-based mobile payments startup 2can landed $5 million in a Series B funding round led by InVenture Partners to integrate its service with banks in the country.
London, UK-based language learning startup Fluentify took home $410,000 in angel investment in a round led by former Barclays exec Stefano Marsaglia to beef up its workforce and service in Southern Europe.
New York, US-based app developer Handshake nabbed $8 million in its Series A funding round led by Emergence Capital Partners to expand its wholesale sales order management app.
New York, US-based fitness startup Classtivity rebranded as ClassPass as it closed $2 million in a seed funding round from several angel investors to help customers stick more to its workout program.
Philippines-based crowdfunding site Medifund turned non-profit to help students in developing countries pay for the cost of their schooling and to encourage more women to enter the medical profession.