Glendale, US-based real-money gambling platform Gamblit Gaming took home $12 million in a venture round from private equity firm American Capital to fuel its platform development and future launches.
French cross-device tracking and advertising startup Tapvalue nabbed $2.2 million (€1.6 million) in a venture round led by an unnamed venture capitalist and some angels to support its international growth and product development.
Intel Capital is planning to pour $15 million in funding into Jerusalem, Israel-based smartglasses maker to continue helping visually impaired people using the startup's product.
Uttar Pradesh, India-based Internet network Times Internet backed Noida-based mobile education startup GradeStack with an undisclosed amount to turn mobile education into a social experience.
Silicon Valley, US-based venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz closed its fourth fund at $1.5 billion to invest in a varied range of sectors including 3D printing, consumer mobile, and bitcoin.
Auckland, New Zealand-based point-of-sale software provider Vend pocketed $20 million in a funding round led by Valar Ventures and Square Peg Capital to expand to North America and Europe.
Illinois, US-based software systems provider Wellspring Worldwide bagged $3.5 million in funding from undisclosed investors, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Menlo Park, US-based venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners (LSVP) closed $950 million for its new investment fund that will back early-stage companies in the consumer and tech sectors.
San Francisco, US-based virtual ad firm DemandBased raised $15 in a funding round led by Greenspring Associates to build the mobile ad capabilities of its B2B enterprise software platform.
Pune, India-based software services firm Persistent Systems used its venture capital fund to invest an undisclosed amount in California, US-based hand hygiene solutions startup Hyginex for its international expansion.
Arusha, Tanzania-based solar energy provider Off Grip Electric scored $7 million in a funding round led by Vulcan Capital, SolarCity, and Omidyar Network to power homes with prepaid electricity.
Tysons Corner, US-based secure digital ID network ID.me scored $10 million in combined venture capital and debt funding to build its own online marketplace for its users.
San Francisco, US-based health tech firm Metabiota pocketed $2.38 million in a venture round to monitor emerging threats of viral diseases around the world using big data analysis.
Investment management firm Blue Ocean invested $5 million in Fort Collins, Colorado-based dental firm St Renatus for the latter's drug application for its needle-free anesthetic.
Accel Partners was able to raise a combined total of $1.475 billion for the Accel XII and the Accel Growth III funds while Jim Breyer will be reducing the role he plays in the venture capital firm, Forbes reported.
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