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Tim Draper and Kima Ventures back CrowdCurity

CrowdCurity, which is backed by Boost.vc, a bitcoin-focused startup accelerator, has received $1 million in seed funding. Tim Draper and Kima Ventures led the round. Also, FireEye CIO Julie Cullivan has been named advisor to the company. Based in San Francisco, CrowdCurity is a crowdsourced web security firm.

PE-backed surgical implants maker Innocoll debuts IPO

Innocoll AG has launched its IPO after pricing its 6.5 million shares at $9 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “INNL.” Piper Jaffray and Stifel were the lead underwriters. Based in Ireland, Innocoll is a pharmaceutical firm that develops surgical implants. Its backers include Cam Investment, Morgan Stanley, NewSmith Opportunities Private Equity Fund and ACL Investments.

LionBird leads Series A round for PhysIQ

PhysIQ has raised $4.6 million in Series A funding. LionBird led the round. Based in Naperville, Illinois, PhysIQ is a provider of proprietary predictive analytics for human physiology.

VidAngel grabs $600K

VidAngel said Friday that it has closed $600,000 in seed funding. The investors were Alta Ventures, Kickstart Seed Fund and Stonewall Capital. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., VidAngel is a website and app that lets users stream movies and watch YouTube.

Kodiak Capital Group backs Eventure

Eventure has raised $4.275 million in funding. The investors included Kodiak Capital Group as well as several family offices and high-net worth individuals. Based in Costa Mesa, Calif., Eventure is a social communications and application development firm.

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Vista Equity Partners acquires AGDATA from SFW

SFW has completed its sale of AGDATA to Vista Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Lazard Middle Market was financial advisor on the transaction. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, AGDATA is a provider of analytical tools and related services.

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Goldman Sachs announces new appointments

Goldman Sachs has named Adebayo O. Ogunlesi as lead director and chair of the board’s corporate governance, nominating and public responsibilities committee. Also, the firm has named M. Michele Burns as chair of the risk committee and Peter Oppenheimer as chair of the audit committee. Ogunlesi is the managing partner and chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners. Burns was CEO of the Retirement Policy Center while Oppenheimer is a retiring senior vice president at Apple.

DIAGNOS names PCP’s managing partner as a director

DIAGNOS has named Lloyd M. Segal and Michael Singer as directors of the corporation. Segal is a managing partner at Persistence Capital Partners while Singer is a former chairman of the board of directors at Warnex. Headquartered in Quebec, DIAGNOS is a provider of healthcare technical services.

RMG Networks hires ex Sterling Partners’ operating partner as interim president/CEO

RMG Networks has named Robert Michelson as interim president and CEO. The appointment is effective immediately. Michelson is replacing Garry K. McGuire Jr. Michelson is a former operating partner at Sterling Partners. RMG Networks has also promoted Loren Buck to chief operating officer from executive vice president of strategy and business operations. Headquartered in Dallas, RMG helps companies communicate better using location-based video networks.

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Dassault Systèmes agrees to buy PE-backed Quintiq

Dassault Systèmes has agreed to acquire Quintiq for approximately 250 million euros. Headquartered in The Netherlands, Quintiq is a supply chain planning and optimization software platform provider. It was backed by LLR Partners and Newspring Capital.

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