Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, and Tesla founder Elon Musk invested $40 million in the second funding round of secretive artificial intelligence (AI) startup Vicarious.
New York, US-based brand advocacy startup Crowdtap picked up $5 million in a Series B funding round led by Foundry Group to continue inspiring its customers to create quality promotional content on blogs and social media sites.
San Francisco-based software enterprise startup bagged $10 million for its Series B financing round led by Nokia Growth Partners and Randstad Holdings and joined in by previous investors, VentureBeat reported.
Cary, North Carolina-based cognitive systems firm Saffron Technology was able to bag $7 million for its Series B round from unnamed investors, a statement about the funding said.
Nokia Growth Partners led the Series B round for China-based online food service platform Meican.com which raked in $10 million, a statement about the funding said.
Corning Inc led the $34 million Series B funding round for Cambridge, Massachusetts-based medical device maker NinePoint Medical Inc, a statement about the funding said.
New York, US-based social media management startup Percolate landed $24 million in a Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital to help companies monitor conversations and create content on social media.
The recent drawbacks faced by Bitcoin has not deterred investors from continuing to support and make investments in ventures related to the crypto-currency, TechCrunch reported.
New York, US-based remote behavioral intervention startup AbilTo bagged $6 million in a Series B funding round led by Blue Cross Blue Shield to help maintain people's mental health from afar.
Bangalore, India-based online jewelry retailer BlueStone bagged $10 million in its Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Kalaari Capital to beef up its marketing and branding campaigns.
Bedford, US-based SQL database startup VoltDB raised $8 million in a Series B funding round led by an unnamed investor from Silicon Valley to scale databases both up and out.
Palo Alto, US-based video discovery startup Boxfish bagged $7 million in a Series B funding round led by Atlantic Bridge to beef up its workforce and expand into new markets.
Social media tracking and analysis firm Synthesio bagged a $20 million Series B round from European private equity firm Idinvest Partners, a statement about the funding said.
Beijing, China-based outbound visa service ByeCity received $20 million in its Series B funding from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Chinese private equity firm CBC Capital.
San Francisco, US-based educational analytics startup BrightBytes pocketed $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners to help schools identify learning gaps in their systems.
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