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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

  •  Sqreen Nets New Equity Venture Capital

    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    St. Cloud, France  --  Security technology company Sqreen has landed $2.3 million in early stage venture capital investment.

    Sqreen diagnosis security vulnerabilities to Rails applications and brings protection logic in real time.

    Investors in the financing included Alven Capital Partners, Point Nine Capital, Kima Ventures and individual investors.

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

    Sqreen is headed by CEO Pierre Betouin.

  •  Digital Reasoning Raises $40 Million Venture Capital

    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Franklin, Tennessee  --  Computing technology company Digital Reasoning has landed $40 million in its fourth round of institutional venture capital financing.

    Digital has developed what it calls "cognitive computing" that helps its customers solve computing problems through the use of intelligent assistants.

    Lemhi Ventures (Tony Miller) and Nasdaq (Adena Friedman) co-led the round, was also included Goldman Sachs and HCA.

    The company said it would use the funding to accelerate its R&D efforts across a variety of major verticals.

    CEO Tom Estes founded the firm in August 2000 while at college.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

  •  Neurala Nabs Venture Capital Debt Funds

    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:45:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Boston, Massachusetts  --  Robotics technology company Neurala has landed $1.175 million in venture capital debt funding, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Neurala "develops neural software and hardware for a robot be trained instead of explicitly programmed to perform tasks."

    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.

    Minimum investment size per investor was listed as $25,000.

  •  Acquisio Accepts Venture Capital Debt

    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Québec, Canada  --  Digital media technology company Acquisio has secured an undisclosed amount of venture capital debt funding, according to a company statement.

    Acquisio provides a performance media solution that "enables digital marketers to optimize their search campaigns and report on social, mobile and display initiatives."

    Wellington Financial made the investment.

    The company said it would use the funding to further invest in its machine learning technology.

    CEO Marc Poirier co-founded the firm in March 2003.

Monday, May 02, 2016

  •  FLX Bio Lands $50 Million Series B Round

    Monday, May 02, 2016 5:49:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    South San Francisco, California  --  Biotechnology company FLX Bio has raised $50 million in its second round of institutional venture capital financing.

    FLX Bio is developing immuno-oncology agents that fight cancer by activating the body's immune system.

    Investors in the round included The Column Group, Topspin Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Celgene.

    The company said it would use the funding to support further discovery and development of its pipeline of compounds.

    FLX Bio also said it would use the funding to advance its lead candidate FLX925 through a proof of concept study in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

  •  Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Nets Series A Funding

    Monday, May 02, 2016 5:30:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Westlake Village, California  --  Sienna Biopharmaceuticals has received $34 million in its first round of institutional venture capital investment.

    Sienna is developing products in aesthetics and dermatology that it believes will improve patient outcomes and physicians' practice of medicine.

    ARCH Venture Partners led the round, which included Altitude Life Science Ventures, Partner Fund Management and other undisclosed investors.

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

    CEO Frederick Beddingfield co-founded the firm in January 2016.

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.

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

  •  Bench Banks $16 Million Series B Round

    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:01:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Vancouver, Canada  --  Accounting software company Bench has secured $16 million in its second round of institutional venture capital investment.

    Bench has created software and a bookkeeping service that enables small businesses to efficiently keep track of their finances.

    Bain Capital Ventures (Indy Guha) led the round, which included previous investors Contour Venture Partners (Bob Greene) and Altos Ventures (Anthony Lee).

    The company said it would use the funding to enhance its existing product and roll out a new service.

    CEO Ian Crosby co-founded the firm in September 2012.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

  •  Arena Online Nets New Venture Capital Funds

    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Magnolia, Texas  --  eSports technology company Arena Online has received $835,000 in venture capital debt funding, according to two regulatory filings.

    Arena enables players to join online sports teams based on its proprietary matchmaking system.

    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 offerings.

    Arena is still seeking $560,000 in additional debt investment, according to the filings.

Monday, May 02, 2016

  •  Sirnaomics Sees $10 Million Equity Venture Capital

    Monday, May 02, 2016 5:02:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Gaithersburg, Maryland  --  Biotechnology company Sirnaomics has secured $10 million in new equity venture capital financing, according to an SEC regulatory filing.

    Sirnaomics is utilizing RNA interference technology to develop targeted therapeutics for serious human diseases.

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

    Sirnaomics is still seeking $2.5 million in additional financing, according to the filing.

    President and CEO Patrick Lu has been with the firm since March 2007.

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.

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