Blackstone, Khosla Ventures, Fairhaven Capital and a group of private investors invested $20 million in the Series B round of cybersecurity firm Cylance
After 12 years in the industry, New York, US-based local group network Meetup closed an undisclosed amount in its second funding round from three major investors to allow some of its employees to exercise their expiring stock options.
San Francisco, US-based delivery firm Postmates nabbed $16 million in Series B funding to help improve its mobile app and one-hour package delivery service within the area.
Toronto, Canada-based personalized comic strip app Bitstrips is raising $15 million in a Series B funding round reportedly led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to address growth and scaling issues.
San Francisco, US-based online nanny marketplace UrbanSitter raised $15 million in Series B funding to expand its marketing efforts and continue connecting US families with qualified nannies.
Smart bathroom scale maker PICOOC is raising $20 million for its second institutional funding round. The company makes the smart body scale brand Latin, TechNode reported.
Rhenovia Pharma, biotechnology company that specializes in applying biosimulation in researching and developing new therapies, has secured $738,000 or €540,000 for its second financing round.
Joyme.com, a mobile game portal company based in Beijing, has received $21.5 million in funding in a round led by Fosun Venture Capital Investment and joined by existing investor BlueRun Ventures.
Ascent Solar Technologies Inc has obtained the second $5 million investment from Ironridge Technology Co to complete the second closing of the Series B preferred stock purchase agreement with the division of Ironridge Global IV Ltd.
San Francisco, US-based big data startup Splice Machine raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Interwest Partners for the marketing and development of its database that can make Hadoop run in real time.
iSocket, a San Francisco, California-based direct ad sales platform, was able to secure $5 million in its recent round of financing, led by Time Warner Investments, TechCrunch reported.
SportPursuit, a flash sales site based in the UK, nabbed £5M from its Series B financing round led by London-based venture capital firm DFJ Esprit and participated in by Silicon Valley Bank and angel investors, TechCrunch reported.
Stockholm, Sweden-based mobile phone community Truecaller grabbed $18.8 million in a Series B financing round led by Sequoia Capital to help identify unknown phone callers and block spam calls.
San Francisco, California-based mobile video advertising startup Vungle snagged $17 million in a Series B funding round led by Thomvest Ventures to build monetization tools for developers of mobile apps.
San Francisco, US-based mobile shopping platform secured $10.5 million in a Series B funding led by Khosla Ventures to make the process of ordering and paying for food via mobile an easier process.
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