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- WalkMe, a San Francisco, CA-based enterprise class guidance and engagement platform, raised an $25 million in Series D funding. The round was led by new investor Greenspring Associateswith participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Giza Venture Capital and Gemini Israel Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to further accelerate operations and customer acquisition. Following the funding, it will open a New York office in addition to the headquarters in San Francisco.
- Codagenix, a Stony Brook biotech company, closed on $322,000 in public and private funding, including the latest round from a coalition promoting Long Island startups. The company, which digitally simulates viruses to produce vaccines, received $100,000 through a joint investment from Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technology Fund. Codagenix also won a $222,000 grant.
- Chrome extension Knotable raised $1.2 million from Bloomberg Beta and 500 startups. When users open a new tab on Chrome, Knotable launches a notepad that lets you create to-do lists, pull gmails to a new thread, and paste web clips in one place.
- Moonlighting, a Charlottesville, VA-based nationwide mobile marketplace where anyone can hire or be hired in any community in the country, closed an $1.9M in funding. The round was led by The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), which will integrate Moonlighting into its print and digital properties located in 28 U.S. markets and 14 states, joined by New Richmond Ventures (NRV), the Baltimore Angels and Millennial Media Founder Paul Palmieri. Christian A. Hendricks, Vice President, Interactive Media at McClatchy, was recently appointed to Moonlighting’s Board of Directors along with Ted Chandler, Jr., Co-Founder and Principal at NRV. The new financing will support the company’s product expansion, market development and continued nationwide growth to more than 2,000 communities.
- Myndbee, a maker of the “selfie collaboration app,” raised $2.5 million in a seed round. Myndbee says that “PicPal combines social media, real-time collages, and the ever important selfie into one App.” The company, based in Irving, Texas, received the funding from Singapore-based Nadathur Technologies Pte. Ltd.
- Aries TCO, a Palm Beach based technology company raised $2,500,000 in a recent round of funding against the goal amount of $1,500,000. “ACE – The Robot Programmer” is company’s main product that helped them grab this big amount. The software offers building screens, data structures, and entire applications for as many platforms as you provide templates for. Hence it reduces the cost of developer as well as saves time.
- Boxful, a Hong Kong-based startup that enables customers to store unwanted items in warehouses, landed an $6.6 million to develop its domestic business and expand into other parts of Asia. Boxful’s new $6.6 million round was put together by a range of investors, including real estate firms Great Eagle, Carlton Holdings and Soundwill Holdings. Chinese conglomerate Tinghsin Group, and VC firms Arocrest Capital, Singapore’s Lonsdale Capital and Vega Properties rounded out its backers.
- TripleLift, a programmatic native technology company, closed an $10.5 million in Series B funding led by Edison Partners. The new capital will fuel expansion of TripleLift's industry-first native ad exchange, and grow the company from 50 to more than 100 employees. Edison Partners joins existing investors True Ventures, iNovia Capital, Laconia Capital, and NextView Ventures. TripleLift's technology enables publishers to automate the rendering and delivery of in-feed native ads. Since its founding in 2012, the company has grown 533 percent year over year through partnerships with more than 1,500 premium publishers, including Conde Nast, The Atlantic, and Hearst Newspapers.
- Ahmedabad-based pharmaceutical research, marketing and manufacturing company La Renon Healthcare Pvt. Ltd raised INR 100 crore ($16 million) in Series A funding from Sequoia. The company will use the investment to enhance its Research and Development capabilities and to expand into new categories within the chronic diseases management space.
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