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Thursday, May 05, 2016

  •  Sixgill Sees New Equity Venture Capital

    Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:40:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Santa Monica, California  --  Mobile technology company Sixgill has garnered $6 million in early stage venture capital financing.

    Sixgill provides enterprises with  proximity solutions to enable them to control all of the mobility applications proliferating across the enterprise.

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

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

    CEO Phil Ressler has been with the firm since October 2015.

  •  ChargePoint Connects With $50 Million Venture Capital

    Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:19:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    Campbell, California  -- Electric vehicle charging station technology company ChargePoint has landed $50 million in its latest round of institutional venture capital financing.

    ChargePoint operates what it calls the "world's largest and most open EV charging network."

    The company designs, builds and services that technology infrastructure.

    Linse Capital led the round, which also included Braemar Energy Ventures and Constellation Technology Ventures.

    ChargePoint said it would use the funding to scale its service for electric vehicle drivers and "companies wishing to install EV charging in their parking lots."

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.

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Technology News

Thursday, May 05, 2016

  •  Haven Nabs $11 Million Expansion Capital

    Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:01:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal



    San Francisco, California  --  Logistics technology company Haven has received $11 million in new venture capital investment.

    Haven says that it "automates freight and logistics for commodity traders, food suppliers and consumer goods companies."

    Spark Capital led the round, which also included AITV, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Data Collective and First Round Capital.

    Haven said that it would use the funding for its European sales and marketing expansion initiatives.

    CEO Matthew Tillman founded the firm in May 2014.

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.

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