Startup Wish has received $19 million new investment led by GGV Capital and Formation 8 along with Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang while managing director for GGV Hans Tung joined the company's board of directors.
Stitch has raised $3.25 million seed funding led by Google Ventures, Foundation Capital, Freestyle Capital, SoftTech and ENIAC Ventures with participation from angles including Tom Conrad, Brad Garlinghouse and Eric Hahn.
Maryland, US-based software cybersecurity firm HackSurfer bagged $3.5 million in a recent funding round to provide better cloud-based enterprise data protection for its customers from both private and government sectors.
Palo Alto, US-based software-focused venture capital firm Merus Capital formed a special Merus Capital Opporunity Fund just after it closed its second fund at $43 million to support the late-stage development of San Francisco-based ad-tech firm AdRoll.
Quibb has announced receiving $650k seed funding from investors which would be added with another $100k round through Alphaworks, a crowdsourced equity exchange platform.
Marketing and analytics provider Piqora has received $7.7 mln Series A funding round from a number of venture capitalists led by DFJ and joined by Baseline Ventures, Firebolt Ventures, Freestlye Capital, Lazerow Ventures and Altos Ventures.
Tech website Tech.eu has raised a small funding round valued €150,000 from multiple angel investors to support expensive content as it promotes to bridge the gap in the tech industry in Europe.
Merus Capital received a $50 million funding round referred to as 4.0x net for two new funds including Merus Capital Opportunity Fund and Merus Capital II.
St. Petersburg-based HealBe engages crowdfunding goers at Indiegogo.com for GoBe earning $1,084,311 Tuesday, with the original goal set at $100,000.
Atlanta, US-based security software provider Damballa pocketed $13 million in venture funding from its existing investors to beef up its sales force and support its growth campaign in North America.
Detroit, US-based charity fundraising platform CrowdRise bagged $23 million in a funding round with Union Square Ventures as the lead investor to back its growth campaigns and platform expansion initiatives.
Sequoia Capital entered the home security and automation arena by making a minority investment in Boston, US-based company SimpliSafe to take advantage of the lucrative situation of the present do-it-yourself home security market.
Santa Monica, US-based music streaming service Beats Music is looking to raise between $60 million and $100 million in a new funding round in a bid to keep up with bigger rival Spotify, as the Beats Electronics spin-off failed to attract the targeted number of subscribers since its January launch.
AdRoll has taken in USD70 million Series C funding round led by Foundation Capital and other new and existing investors including Institutional Venture Partners, Glenmede, Northgate Capital, Performance Equity, Peter Thiel, Merus Capital and Accel Partners.
US-listed fund manager Carlyle has invested USD698 million to the sub-Saharan Africa region aiming to focus in the consumer, transport, ICT and financial sectors and adding to J&J Africa, its current investment in the country.
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