Isarna Therapeutics bags $7.6 mln

Isarna Therapeutics said Thursday that it has closed $7.6 million in funding. The investors included AT NewTec, Global Asset Funds and MIG Fonds. Also, the company has named Elizabeth Czerepak as chief financial officer and chief business officer to lead the company’s new New York City office. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Isarna Therapeutics is developing TGF-β inhibitors to fight cancer.

Crate Data rakes in $1.5 mln from Sunstone and DFJ Espirit

Crate Data said Thursday that it has received $1.5 million in funding from Sunstone and DFJ Espirit. In addition to the funding, Nikolaj Nyholm, a partner at Sunstone and Gil Dibner, a partner at DFJ Esprit, have been added to Crate Data’s board of directors. Based in Austria and Berlin, Crate Data is an open source data store for developers.

Intralinks buys VC-backed DocTrackr

Intralinks has acquired DocTrackr. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Cambridge, Mass., DocTrackr is a provider of document security solutions. Its backers included Polaris Partners, Atlas Venture, Lead Dog Ventures and CommonAngels.

GGV Capital and Formation8 back Wish

Mobile commerce platform Wish said Thursday that it has received $19 million in financing. GGV Capital and Formation8 led the round with participation from previous backers that include Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang. In conjunction with the funding, Additionally, Hans Tung, managing director at GGV Capital, has been added to Wish’s board of directors.

ShopKeep racks in $25 mln

ShopKeep has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Thayer Street Partners led the round with participation from Canaan Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, TTV Capital, Contour Venture Partners, former Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer and Matt Coffin, founder of LowerMyBills. Headquartered in New York City, ShopKeep is a provider of cloud-based point of sale software for managing retail shops and restaurants.

2Checkout picks up $60 mln

Global payment processing service 2Checkout said Thursday that it has closed $60 million in funding. Chicago Growth Partners and Trident Capital led the round. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used to accelerate expansion of its global payments processing platform.

Connectivity nabs $6.35 mln Series A funds

Connectivity said Thursday that it has closed $6.35 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from Rincon Venture Partners, Daher Capital, Double M Partners, TenOneTen Ventures, Eytan Elbaz and SLP Ventures. Based in Burbank, Calif., Connectivity is a provider of customer intelligence and engagement solutions for businesses.

Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos and Venrock back Juno Therapeutics

Juno Therapeutics, a Seattle-based biotech company focused on developing immunotherapies for cancer, has raised an additional $56 million in Series A funding, closing the round at $176 million. The investors included Bezos Expeditions, the personal investment firm of Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and Venrock. Also, Juno has named Dr. Mark W. Frohlich as executive vice president of R&D and Barney Cassidy as general counsel.

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