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Friday, April 29, 2016

  •  Mast Mobile Banks Corporate Investment

    Friday, April 29, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    New York, New York  --  Mast Mobile has received an undisclosed amount of corporate strategic investment.

    Mast has developed technology that combines a person's work and personal telecommunications to a single number on their mobile phone.

    Samsung Ventures made the investment.

    The company said that concurrent with the investment it will be launching its first commercial integration with the Samsung Knox Cloud SDK, which provides device security technologies.

    CEO David messenger co-founded the firm in October 2013.

  •  Phantom Nabs Strategic Government Investment

    Friday, April 29, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Palo Alto, California  --  Security technology company Phantom has raised an undisclosed amount of strategic government investment.

    Phantom has developed what it calls the first purpose-build community powered security automation and orchestration service.

    In-Q-Tel, the investment arm of the Central Intelligence Agency, made the investment.

    Specific use of the investment was not divulged by the company.

    CEO Oliver Friedrichs founded the firm in April 2014.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

  •  Rooam Raises Seed Venture Capital

    Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Washington, DC  --  Payment app Rooam is landed $1.2 million in seed stage venture capital funding.

    Rooam has created a nightlife app that enables users to pay for drinks, find out about local events and locate friends at clubs, bars and restaurants.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed.

    The company said it would use the funding to finalize development of its mobile app and support its product launch and sales and marketing efforts.

    CEO Junaid Shams co-founded the firm in November 2014.

  •  Jet Health Pulls In New Investment

    Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal

    San Francisco, California  --  Healthcare technology company Jet Health has secured $16.65 million in new venture capital investment.

    Jet has developed a new platform for more efficient delivery and tracking of home health services.

    Investors in the financing included SV Life Sciences and Health Enterprise Partners.

    The company did not say how the funding proceeds would be used.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

  •  Trov Collects Venture Capital Investment

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Danville, California  --  Internet technology company Trov has received $25.5 million in its third round of institutional venture capital financing.

    Trov has created a service that enables people to receive on-demand insurance for their possessions.

    Oak HC/FT led the round, which also included previous investor Anthemis Group and other investors.

    The company said it would use the funding proceeds to launch its service in Australia, followed by the United States.

    Company CEO Scott Walchek founded the firm in 2012.

  •  Remitly Receives Series C Venture Capital

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Seattle, Washington  --  Financial services technology company Remitly has raised $38.5 million in its third round of institutional venture capital investment.

    Remitly has created technologies that make it easier and faster to send money internationally.

    Stripes Group led the round, which also included Vulcan Capital, DFJ, DN Capital, Bezos Expeditions and Trilogy Equity Partners.

    The company said it would use the funding to grow its team and continue its expansion initiatives.

    CEO Matt Oppenheimer co-founded Remitly in May 2011.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  •  Waggl Raises Venture Capital Investment

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Sausalito, California  --  Internet technology company Waggl has secured $729,000 in equity venture capital funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Waggl has developed a software system that better enables enterprises to listen to their employees and obtain real-time feedback.

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

    A total of 16 investors participated in the offering.

    Waggl is still seeking $20,000 in additional financing, according to the filing.

  •  Preparis Clears New Venture Capital Funds

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:18:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Atlanta, Georgia  --  Software developer Preparis has landed $1.5 million in equity venture capital financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Preparis has developed a subscription-based workforce preparedness platform.

    The system helps businesses create response protocols, training, tools and communications capabilities to respond to emergency situations.

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

    A total of 12 investors participated in the offering.

    Preparis is still seeking $740,000 in additional equity funding, according to the filing.

Monday, April 25, 2016

  •  Kueski Banks $35 Million Equity Venture Capital

    Monday, April 25, 2016 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Guadalajara, Mexico  --  Financial services technology company Kueski has received $35 million in expansion venture capital financing.

    Kueski wants to become the leading online lender for the middle class of Mexico and Latin America.

    It uses analytics to approve and deliver loans in minutes rather than through legacy processes.

    Richmond Global and CrunchFund co-led the round, which also included Victory Park Capital, Angel Ventures Mexico, Core Ventures Group and other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to accelerate its portfolio growth, expand its team and extend its geographical presence throughout Latin America.

  •  Ilos Videos Raises Seed Equity Investment

    Monday, April 25, 2016 5:17:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal


    West St. Paul, Minnesota  --  Digital media company Ilos Videos has received $1.5 million in seed stage equity venture capital.

    Ilos has developed an online screen recorder that makes it easy for users to quickly record, store and share their computer screen activity.

    Investors in the financing were not disclosed.

    The company said it would use the funds to continue developing its platform.

    Company CEO Nick Stokman co-founded the firm, which graduated from the Techstars accelerator program.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

  •  Cloudamize Clears $1 Million Equity Venture Capital

    Friday, April 29, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  --  Analytics software developer Cloudamize has received $1 million in early stage venture capital financing.

    Cloudamize has developed software that helps enterprises make better cloud computing infrastructure decisions.

    MissionOG led the round but also included DreamIt Ventures Philadelphia and other undisclosed investors.

    The company said it would use the funding to expand its sales and marketing efforts in addition to product development.

    Cloudamize said it also will make a number of strategic hires continue scaling its operations.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

  •  Aquion Energy Lands $33 Million New Funding

    Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  --  Battery technology company Aquion Energy has secured $33.2 million in new venture capital equity funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Aquion has developed what it calls "patented AHI batteries that provide safe, reliable, sustainable and cost-effective energy storage for a diverse range of applications.

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

    A total of 18 investors participated in the offering

    Aquion is still seeking $26.8 million in additional equity investment, according to the filing.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

  •  Alert Media Adds Equity Venture Capital

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Austin, Texas  --  Communications technology company Alert Media has landed $2.7 million in new equity venture capital, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Alert has developed an online software platform that enables organizations to securely monitor threats, events and streamline their notifications.

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

    A total of three investors participated in the offering.

    Alert is still seeking $1.3 million in additional equity financing, according to the filing.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  •  CapsoVision Sees Equity Venture Capital

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Saratoga, California  --  Medical device technology company CapsoVision has received $4.6 million in new equity venture capital funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    CapsoVision has developed CapsoCam, a capsule-based device that helps gastroenterologists achieve better outcomes with greater comfort for their patients.

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

    A total of nine investors participated in the offering.

    CapsoVision is still seeking $10.4 million in additional equity investment, according to the filing.

Monday, April 25, 2016

  •  Chameleon Collects Seed Venture Capital

    Monday, April 25, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    San Francisco, California  --  Software developer Chameleon has received $1.9 million in seed stage venture capital investment.

    Chameleon is developing a system of "interfaces that will adapt to reflect the user's context and intent."

    True Ventures led the round, which also included Maiden Lane and Vast Ventures.

    Individual investors Auren Hoffman and Sheel Mohnot also contributed to the round.

    Proceeds purposes were not disclosed.

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