Xenex, Iora Health, AutoBot, Beckon, CloudBees, UserTesting, Lootsie, Final, Nilas, Earnest, Ossia
Scout RFP, a cloud-based sourcing platform, raised $2.75 million in seed financing led by New Enterprise Associates, with participation from Google Ventures and Zapis Capital, and angel investors including Techammer & Tim O'Shaughnessy.
Dojo, an app that curates places to eat, drink and visit in London, raised an £800,000 seed round led by Playfair Capital, with participation from Saatchinvest and angel investors including Harry Briggs and Ross Bailey.
HelloTech, a provider of support for technology and electronics, raised $2.5 million in seed funding from a Upfront Ventures, Accel Partners, Crosscut Ventures, Amplify.LA, Ron Burkle, and other angels.
MaestroIQ, a recommendation engine for customer experience management, raised $1.75 million in seed funding from Foundation Capital, Eniac Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, KEC Ventures, First Round Capital, Jim Pallotta, and Crosslink Capital.
Xenex Disinfection Services, which uses UV room disinfection systems for healthcare facilities, raised a $25 million round from Brandon Point Industries Limited, Battery Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and RK Ventures.
Nilas, previously known as Inbox, a developer of an API for building email client apps, raised $8 million in a round led by Formation 8, with participation from Fuel Capital, SV Angel, Data Collective, Great Oaks and others.
Meta, a developer of augmented reality glasses, raised $23 million in a Series A round led by Horizon Ventures, Tim Draper, BOE Optoelectronics, Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian. Danhua Capital, Commodore Partners and Vegas Tech Fund also participated.
Roadie, an app that links drivers with people who need things delivered, raised $10 million in Series A funding from UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund,TomorrowVentures, Warren Stephens, Alan Schwartz, Jim McKelvey, the Mellon Group and Tom Noonan.
Cargomatic, an app that instantly connects local shippers with local truckers, raised an $8 million dollar Series A funding round led by Canaan Partners, along with Volvo Group Venture Capital, Rob Estes, Morado Venture Partners, SV Angel, Sherpa Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Structure Capital, Nicolas Berggruen, Scott Banister, Fritz Lanman, and Hank Vigil.
Koru, a talent marketplace focused on college graduates, raised a $8 million Series A financing round led by Maveron, with participation from City Light Capital,Trilogy Equity Partners, Battery Ventures and First Round.
Iora Health, a primary care provider, raised a $28 million round from Foundation Medical Partners, Rice Management Company, GE Ventures and Khosla Ventures. Fidelity Biosciences, .406 Ventures and Polaris Partners, also participated.
APUS Group, a Beijing-based Android application development company, raised $100 million in a Series B round of funding led by Chengwei Capital, SIG and Qiming Venture Partners with participation from Redpoint Ventures and Northern Light Venture Capital.
Everspin Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of discrete and embedded MRAM, raised $29 million in a Series B round from GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Western Digital Capital, New Venture Partners, Lux Capital, Sigma Partners, Epic Ventures, and DraperFisher Jurvetson.
Whistle, a provider of pet tech products and services, raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Nokia Growth Partners, with participation from Qualcomm, Melo7 Tech Partners LLC and Queensbridge Venture Partners.
Datadog, a cloud service that helps customers monitor infrastructure and software, raised $31 million in a Series C funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from RTP Ventures, Openview Partners and “other equity holders.”
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Fast, flexible and intuitive, Fuse is the first and only platform and tool suite to enable the creation of beautiful native apps for both iOS and Android, all from within a single, WYSIWYG environment. Fuse is based in Oslo with an office in Silicon Valley. Find out more about Fuse at fusetools.com and follow them on Twitter @fusetools.
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Koru gives college students and recent grads the relevant skills, real-world experience, and network needed to land the job that's right for them.
Koru is transforming the college-to-career landscape with an immersive, experiential learning program designed to quickly create and place workplace-ready college graduates They partner directly with leading employers to put participants on the fast-track to great jobs and meaningful careers.
Koru was founded by Kristen Hamilton (Chief Executive Officer) and Josh Jarrett (Chief Learning Officer). Hamilton was a co-founder at Onvia and the former COO of World Learning. Jarrett is a former McKinsey & Co consultant and most recently the Head of Higher Education Innovation at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Koru has raised $4.35 million in funding, led by the venture capital firm Maveron. Other participating investors include Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, a16z seed and a small number of individual investors.
Headquartered in Seattle, Koru is currently running employer-embedded programs with partners like REI and zulily to give recent graduates the skills, experience and connections they need to get hired and make an immediate impact at leading companies.
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CloudBees (http://cloudbees.com) aims to provide the leading Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) covering both development services and a production runtime for Java. The company debuted with DEV@cloud, which features the first Hudson cloud service, and will continue to be built out into a complete development, build, test, staging and production environment for any cloud infrastructure. This ‘No IT, No Middleware’ approach significantly lowers costs for Java users. Founded by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite technology team, CloudBees is backed by Matrix Partners and individual investors including Marc Fleury and Bob Bickel.
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We know usability testing is a pain. It’s expensive and time-consuming. As a result, it doesn’t happen enough.
That’s why we built UserTesting.com — we wanted to bridge the gap between no user testing and expensive user testing.
UserTesting.com lets you “look over the shoulder” of people in your target audience while they use your website. We make it fast, easy, and inexpensive, so you’re more likely to do it.