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Iotera, a real-time GPS tracking device that can be used to track a whole host of things, raised a $1 million round of seed funding round led by ZenShin Capital Partners and joined by Crunchfund, Startup Capital Ventures, String Ventures, EarlyMarket and Rubicon Venture Capital.
E-mail management service Knowmail raised a $1.2 million seed funding round led by Plus Ventures, 2B Angels, AfterDox and INE Ventures.
Productivity tool Airtable raised $3 million from investors that include Caffeinated Capital, Freestyle Capital, Data Collective, CrunchFund, Box Group, Michael Birch, Villi Iltchev, Ben Ling, Shan Mehta, Amitt Mahajan, Ashton Kutcher, Eric Wu, YC partner Aaron Harris and Othman Laraki.
InMoji, .which connects consumers with brands through emjoji icons, raised $1 million in seed funding led by David Chang and included participation from StartTank, Atlas Venture and other undisclosed investors.
Construction equipment network Getable raised a $5 million round led by The Social+Capital Partnership, along with participation from individuals at Ghilotti Brothers, Inc., Pacific Structures, Zachary Construction, DPR Construction, JJ Albanese, Stomper Company, and an investment from Darren Bechtel.
Mobile software firm Branch Metrics raised $15 million in Series A financing co-led by New Enterprise Associates and Ben Narasin, with participation from Pejman Mar Ventures, Zach Coelius, Cowboy Ventures and TriplePoint Capital.
LocoMotive Labs, a developer of educational apps, raised a $4 million Series A round led by Softbank Ventures Korea and TAL Education Group, with participation from K9 Ventures, Kapor Capital, NewSchools Venture Fund, Joe Gleberman, D3Jubilee and Jerry Colonna.
SKULLY, maker of intelligent vehicle systems, raised an $11 million round led by Walden Riverwood Ventures and Intel Capital, with Formation 8, Techstars, Eastlink Capital and Western Technology Investments participating.
PlayFab, a provider of tools and services for managing online games, raised $7.4 million in a Series A funding round led by Benchmark, along with Madrona Venture Group, Startup Capital Ventures, Barney Harford and Jason Kapalka.
Cloud-based accounting software provider Xero raised $110.8 million from Accel Partners and Matrix Capital Management.
Real-time analytics pioneer Metamarkets raised $15 million in a round led by Data Collective, along with John Battelle, City National Bank, Khosla Ventures, IA Ventures, True Ventures and Village Ventures.
GuideSpark, an employee communications and engagement platform, raised a $22.2 million round of Series C funding led by Meritech Capital Partners with participation from New Enterprise Associates, Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures.
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