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Friday, February 05, 2016

  •  Silk Therapeutics Raises $6 Million New Equity

    Friday, February 05, 2016 5:44:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Medford, Massachusetts  --  Skincare technology company Silk Therapeutics has secured $6 million in new equity venture capital funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Silk uses silk-based liquids to improve skin care.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    A total of 19 investors participated in the offering.

    SIlk CEO Greg Altman has been with the firm since 2013.

  •  Salesfloor Collects Seed Investment

    Friday, February 05, 2016 5:22:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Palo Alto, California  --  E-Commerce technology company Salesfloor has garnered $3 million in its seed stage venture capital funding.

    Salesfloor enables retail sales associates to create their own version of the company's e-commerce site, thereby offering customers a new way to shop online.

    BDC Venture Capital led the round, which included other individual investors.

    The company said it will use the funding to "penetrate global markets and expand product development for new features".

    Salesfloor is also aiming to grow its employee base.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

  •  Ioxus Nets New Equity Venture Capital

    Thursday, February 04, 2016 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Oneonta, New York  --  Electronics technology company Ioxus has secured $400,000 in a new round of venture capital equity investment, according to an SEC filing.

    Ioxus develops a range of ultracapacitors and other products that are optimized for higher power density and energy density.

    The company's products are used in applications such as UPS, wind turbines, automotive and industrial.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    A total of two investors provided the financing.

    Ioxus is still seeking $14.6 million in additional equity venture capital investment, according to the filing.

  •  CloudTags Garners Venture Capital Debt

    Thursday, February 04, 2016 5:29:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Atlanta, Georgia  --  Mobile technology company CloudTags has raised $806,000 in new venture capital debt investment, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    CloudTags "creates connected stores" by helping retailers understand who customers are, predicting what they want to buy and re-engaging them to buy more and more often.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the proceeds.

    A total of 12 investors participated in the offering.

    CloudTags is still seeking $394,000 in additional debt investment, according to the filing.

    company CEO James Yancey co-founded the firm in January 2013.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

  •  OutSystems Collects $55 Million Growth Equity

    Wednesday, February 03, 2016 5:37:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Atlanta, Georgia  --  IT developer OutSystems has completed a $55 million financing round, according to a company statement.

    OutSystems has developed technologies that enable enterprises to more rapidly develop applications for a variety of environments, including mobile, cloud and low-code development.

    North Bridge Growth Equity made the investment, and partners Mike Pehl and Jim Moran have joined the company's Board of Directors concurrent with the financing.

    OutSystems said it would use the funding to support its growth initiatives across all aspects of the company's operations.

    The company was founded in 2001.

  •  Click Notices Finds Series A Venture Capital

    Wednesday, February 03, 2016 5:18:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Annapolis, Maryland  --  Software technology company Click Notices has received an undisclosed amount of Series A round venture capital investment.

    Click Notices has developed an online software as a service platform to provide court services to the multifamily property management industry to help them better manage delinquencies.

    Sopris Capital led the round, which included other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to continue to develop its platform.

    CEO Eric Sigler has been with the firm since May 2014.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

  •  Everspring Raises Venture Capital Financing

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:33:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Evanston, Illinois  --  Education technology company Everspring has secured $27.5 million in new equity venture capital funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Everspring provides a suite of online tools for college institutions.

    Company services include analytics, academic operations, marketing, enrollment management and others.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed, nor was how the company intends to use the funding proceeds.

    A total of 14 investors participated in the offering.

    Everspring is still seeking $230,000 in additional financing, according to the filing.

  •  Cronofy Collects Seed Venture Capital Funding

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:20:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Nottingham, UK  --  Internet calendar technology company Cronofy has landed $1.6 million in seed stage venture capital investment.

    Cronofy has developed an API that provides calendar synchronization support for a variety of online platforms.

    Platforms supported include Microsoft, Apple and Google.

    FireStarter Fund led the round which also included HENQ and other undisclosed investors.

    The company will use the funding to continue to develop its service.

Monday, February 01, 2016

  •  Locus Health Locates Series B Venture Round

    Monday, February 01, 2016 5:44:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Charlottesville, Virginia  --  Healthcare service technology company Locus Health has secured $4 million in its second round of venture capital funding.

    Locus provides software that helps save health systems money through reducing readmissions, careful patient management and improving health outcomes.

    The University Of Virginia Health System and Rothman Institute made the investment.

    The company said it would use the funding to continue to expand its operations throughout the healthcare industry across the United States.

    Locus CEO Kirby Farrell has been with the firm since 2013.

  •  ID Experts Secures $5 Million Early Stage Funds

    Monday, February 01, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Portland, Oregon  --  Security technology company ID Experts has received $5 million in its Series A round of institutional strategic investment.

    ID Experts has developed software that helps organizations manage cyber risks and data breaches.

    The company also provides software to consumers to "protect and restore their identities from identity theft."

    BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and Sandbox Industries made the investment.

    ID Experts did not say how the funding proceeds would be used.

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Technology News

Friday, February 05, 2016

  •  Foodee Connects With Series A Funding

    Friday, February 05, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Vancouver, Canada  --  Transportation technology company Foodee has raised $6 million in its first round of institutional venture capital funding.

    Foodee calls itself a "food concierge service that delivers meals from local restaurants to company boardrooms."

    BDC Venture Capital led the round, which included other undisclosed investors.

    Andrew Lugsdin was the BDC partner involved on the investment.

    The company said it would use the proceeds to continue its ongoing expansion into US markets.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

  •  BioDirection Banks $4 Million Financing

    Thursday, February 04, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Oro Valley, Arizona  --  Diagnostics technology company BioDirection has raised $4 million in new venture investment.

    BioDirection is developing a diagnostic product to test for traumatic brain injury.

    The company says that "concussions represent more than 85% of total brain injuries worldwide."

    Provident Healthcare Capital and other undisclosed investors made the investment.

    BioDirection said it would use the funding for the final stages of development and beginning commercialization of its point of care diagnosis system for concussions and other traumatic brain injuries.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

  •  Calysta Lands $30 Million New Investment

    Wednesday, February 03, 2016 5:01:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Menlo Park, California  --  Alternative energy technology company Calysta has received $30 million in its third round of venture capital financing.

    Calysta is developing various platforms to "enable creation of sustainable biofuels and industrial chemicals from natural gas."

    Its technologies promise to reduce our dependence on petroleum while not simultaneously increasing our need for food, land or water.

    Investors in the round included Cargill Ventures, Walden-Riverwood Ventures, Aqua-Spark and Pangaea Ventures.

    The company said it would use the funding to continue product development and commercial manufacturing activities.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

  •  ClaimKit Clears New Venture Capital

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Overland Park, Kansas  --  Insurance industry technology company ClaimKit has received $1.8 million in venture capital investment.

    ClaimKit has developed a suite of services to enable parties to insurance claims or litigation to copy documents and data.

    Flyover Capital led the round, which also included Mid America Angels and other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it will use the proceeds to launch a second insurance software product called RiskGenius.

    CEO Chris Cheatham has been with the firm since January 2012.

Monday, February 01, 2016

  •  BirdEye Nets Series A Venture Capital

    Monday, February 01, 2016 5:03:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Sunnyvale, California  --  Internet technology company BirdEye has landed $8 million in its first round of institutional venture capital investment.

    BirdEye is developing technologies to enhance business reputation management and customer experiences.

    The company aims to reimagine how "customer feedback is used to acquire and retain connected customers."

    Trinity Ventures led the round, which included other individual investors.

    BirdEye did not disclose how the funding proceeds would be used.

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