Palo Alto, US-based late-stage investment firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) raised $2.23 billion for its eighth growth equity fund from European and Asian private and public pension funds, financial institutions and other investors.
Waltham, Massachusetts-based data security firm Verdasys landed $12 million in a new venture round for its market and product expansion as it named former McAfee executive Kenneth Levine as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Bangalore, India-based mobile payment startup Ezetap Mobile Solutions is raising an unknown amount of additional capital from credit card giant American Express just a month after it had closed $8 million in its Series B round.
Digital health company Augmedix announced that it was able to secure venture funding amounting to $3.2 million from DCM and Emergence Capital Partners, a statement about the financing said.
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.
Cambridge, US-based venture capital firm Amplify Partners raised $49.1 million for its new fund to back early-stage firms in the storage, networking, and Internet hardware industries.
Norway announced that it is letting its sovereign wealth fund World Wildlife Fund (WWF) lead a major investment in the renewable energy sector of the country to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Star Scientific Inc, a dietary supplements maker based in Henrico County, US, secured $9.3 million through equity and funding deals from its investors as it struggles to achieve profitability and conquer liquidity problems.
Nigeria-based mobile security startup i.Sec nabbed $10 million in a funding round from private equity group Synergy Capital to prepare for its public launch this May and for other undisclosed purposes.
Palo Alto, US-based beauty box retailer Memebox, which was imported from South Korea, bagged $1.5 million in venture funding to establish its presence in the US.
San Francisco, US-based startup studio Expa, which was created by Uber founder Garrett Camp, raised $50 million in funding from big-time investors to provide seed funding for startups.
Belfast, Ireland-based analytics and big data firm Analytics Engines secured $1.6 million (£1 million) in a funding round led by Crescent Capital to develop its software accelerating platform and widen its market reach.
Milford, US-based analytical lab instrument manufacturer Waters Corp invested €400,000 in Cork, Ireland-based INFANT centre in the University College Cork (UCC) where a test for premature birth is being developed.
Dundee, UK-based software startup Allthings landed £400,000 in funding from the Scottish Investment Bank and other local investors to support its growth strategy and the improvement of its task-listing and collaboration tool.
Santa Monica, US-based events planning mobile app Klutch scored $1.5 million in a funding round led by LaunchpadLA to help people plan get-togethers and socialize offline.
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