Irvine, US-based fitness trainer app PEAR Sports took home $5 million in its Series B funding led by previous backers Innovate Partners and Nordic Ventures to ramp up its marketing efforts and third-party sales.
San Francisco, California-based nutrition and fitness startup MyFitnessPal is set to launch localized apps with additional languages to build its audience in Asia, particularly in China, Japan, and South Korea.
Tesla Motors quietly secured permits to modify a former Chrysler facility in California and is hiring 32 workers for the said facility, according to a Bloomberg report published last week.
Brisbane, California-based online publisher and ad firm Glam Media rebranded as Mode Media after raising $15 million in an unannounced funding round from undisclosed investors to launch a new video business in Los Angeles.
Palo Alto, US-based cloud data service and enterprise software provider Apigee raised $60 million in new funding to expand its existing services beyond the basic application programming interface (API) technology.
American film and music producer Warner Bros picked up a minority stake in Santa Monica, California-based broadband television startup TV4 Entertainment for an undisclosed amount to maintain its standing in the digital-video industry.
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.
Burbank, US-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) database startup Connectivity secured $6.3 million in its Series A funding from Greycroft Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, Double M Partners, and other investors to release a new platform with additional features.
Code.org partners with 30 public schools as they run towards making computer science more accessible to high school students nation wide.
Irvine, California-based firm Newlight Technologies pocketed $9.2 million in its third funding round to create low-costs plastics from greenhouse gases in a bid to help address climate change.
Santa Rosa, US-based healthcare informatics firm AdverseEvents secured $2 million in its Series A funding round led by London, UK-based life science research firm Evaluate Ltd to accelerate its growth.
Mountain View, US-based Internet of Things (IoT) cloud Jasper landed a $50-million investment in a funding round led by Temasek to bring its IoT technology to Coca-Cola's new initiatives.
US-based game developers' platform Unity Technologies added San Francisco, California-based predictive analytics startup Playnomics for an undisclosed amount to step out of game engine into the game services sector.
San Carlos, US-based healthy snack startup NatureBox raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by Canaan Partners to expand the snack choices it delivers to its consumers.
Mountain View, US-based health startup Lark stepped away from hardware with the launch of its new personal health coaching app on Samsung's Galaxy S5 model.
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