Funding roundup - week ending 9/12/14

Steven Loeb · September 12, 2014 · Short URL:

Wellframe, FlightCar, Festicket, Ifbyphone, Looop, CartoDB, Teleport, Property Partner, Lob, Adjust

Seed stage

Looop, an online learning platform for startups and mid-sized businesses, raised $2 million from "an online learning industry expert in Australia."

Real estate crowdfunding site Property Partner raised a £1.25m seed funding round led by Octopus Investments, with participation from Seedcamp, Ed Wray, Jon Moulton, Daniel Quai, and Andrew Griffith.

Authy, which specializes in two-factor authentication, raised a $2.3 million seed round from a variety of angel investors including Aaron Levie Sam Yagan, CrunchFund, Winklevoss Capital, Digital Garage, Data Collective, and AngelList.

Volumental, whose cloud-based software enables accurate scanning of the human body, raised $3 million from and MOOR.

Instaclustr, which provides a Cassandra-as-a-Service solution in the cloud, raised $2 million from DataStax and ANU Connect Ventures.

Nanowear, an early-stage developer of wearable, tile-based diagnostic monitoring technology, raised a $1.5M seed investment led by The Social+Capital Partnership and MAS Holdings, with several angels participating. 

Poachable, a service designed to help passive job candidates find new jobs, raised $500,000 from Chase Franklin, Rudy Gadre, Andy Liu, Ed Fritzky, John Keister, Henry Albrecht and others.

Dagne Dover, an online handbag brand. raised $1.25 million in a seed round from David Bell, Fabrice Grinda, Dominic Cioffoletti, 2020 Ventures LP, and First Round Capital.

6SensorLabs, a food transparency start-up, raised $4 million in seed funding led by Upfront Ventures, with contributions from SoftTech VC, Lemnos Labs, Mitch Kapor, SK Ventures, and Xandex Investments.


Early stage

Wellframe, a mobile platform for physicians to provide care to patients when they leave the hospital, raised $8.5 million from DFJ, with participation from Formation 8, Cambridge, Waterline Ventures and Queensbridge Venture Partners. 

Peer-to-peer car sharing service FlightCar raised $13.5 million in a round led by GGV Capital, with Comcast Ventures, General Catalyst, SoftBank Capital, and First Round Capital also participating.

Festicket, a U.K. ticket provider, raised a $2.7 million round led by Wellington Partners and PROfounders Capital, with participation from Windcrest Partners, Playfair Capital, KIMA Ventures and Jacques-Antoine Granjon.

CartoDB, an all-in-one web mapping and geospatial platform, raised $8 million Series A funding led by Earlybird, with Kibo Ventures and Vitamina K also participating. 

Web-conferencing and video-conferencing software company raised $7.3 million in a Series A funding round led by Intel Capital and EBRD, along with Flint Capital and VTB Capital.

Teleport, which builds software for digital nomads, raised $2.5 million from Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel, Seedcamp, and angel investors.

Lob,  a cloud-based API platform, raised $7 million in a Series A round was led by Polaris Partners, with First Round Capital, Floodgate and other individual investors participating. 

App analytics and attribution company Adjust raised a $7.6 million round of funding from ACTIVE Venture Partners, Target Partners, Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures.

TheTake, which allows people to buy products featured in movies, raised $2 million in a round led by Halic, with participation from Demarest Films and Ben Silverman, among others.

Local food delivery company Good Eggs raised $21 million in a funding round led by Index Ventures.

Soneter, which offers smart home water leak detection and metering solutions, raised$6 million round led by the GRA Venture Fund.

Nutanix, a provider of datacenter infrastructure solutions, raised an additional $5 million from "a strategic investor."

Elastic Path Software, an e-commerce company that helps brands generate more revenue, raised CDN$5.35 million in equity investments led by BDC Venture Capital IT Fund, with participation from Yaletown Venture Partners and individual investors.

Conservis Corporation, provider of cloud-based farm management software solutions, raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, with Middleland Capital, and Heartland Farms also participating.

Tink, a European personal finance app, raised a $4 million Series A round led by Sunstone Capital, with participation from Sven Hagströmer and existing investors.

Tornado Spectral Systems, a developer of tools for measuring the chemical composition and structure of materials in real-time, raised an undisclosed amount of funding additional funding from BeauVest and Roadmap Capital.


Late stage

Marketing technology company Ifbyphone raised $30 million from NewSpring Capital, Apex Venture Partners, SSM Partners, Origin Ventures, River City Capital Funds, I2A and Spring Mill Venture Partners.

Cyber security company Veracode raised a $40 million funding round led by Wellington Management Company, with participation from existing investors.

4moms, which uses robotics technology to make high-tech baby products, raised $40 million a round led by Castanea Partners, with participation from Bain Capital Ventures.

FieldAware, a developer of field service automation SaaS solutions, raised a $24 million round led by Summit Bridge Capital, along with Silicon Valley Bank, OpenView Venture Partners, Atlantic Bridge Partners and Oyster Capital Partners.

365 Data Centers, which operates 17 colocation facilities in the U.S., raised $16 million in Series B funding from Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners. It also secured a $55 million credit facility from Fortress Credit Corp.

BLiNQ Networks, a solution for operators to design small cell backhaul networks, raised $15.1 million in a Series B funding round led by WIN Fund, along with Kensington Global Private Equity Fund, BDC Capital, New Venture Partners and Summerhill Venture Partners., an Indian Online Grocery Store and Online Supermarket, raised $32.8 million from Helion Venture Partners and Mumbai-based Zodius Capital and existing investors.

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