PrecisionHawk rakes in $10 mln Series B

PrecisionHawk has raised about $10 million in Series B funding. Millennium Technology Value Partners led the round. Based in Indianapolis, Raleigh, NC and Toronto, PrecisionHawk is an unmanned aerial systems and remote sensing firm.

Digital media firm KIN fetches $12 mln Series C

Santa Monica, Calif-based digital media firm KIN has secured $12 million in Series C funding. Corus Entertainment led the round with participation from other investors that include Emil Capital, Mayfield Fund, General Catalyst Partners and Rustic Canyon Partners.

Hazelcast garners $11 mln Series B

Hazelcast has raised $11 million in Series B funding. Earlybird Venture Capital led the round. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Hazelcast is a provider of an open source in-memory data grid.

Campus Jobs snags $965K

Campus Job has received $965,000 in seed funding in a round led by Box Group. Other investors included Lerer Ventures, Kal Vepuri, F Cubed and Red Sea. Based in New York, Campus Job is an online marketplace for businesses to find and hire college students for part-­time jobs during the school year.

ShiftPlanning nabs $3.2 mln

ShiftPlanning, a San Francisco-based employee scheduling application, has received $3.2 million in funding. Investors in the round included Point Nine Capital and MHS Capital.

SchoolMint picks up $2.2 mln seed

SchoolMint said Friday that it has closed $2.2 million in seed financing. New School Ventures Fund, Runa Capital and Crosslink Capital led the round with participation from other backers that included Kapor Capital, Imagine K12, Romulus Capital, Fresco Capital and EdMentor VC. Based in San Francisco, SchoolMint is an online and mobile enrollment platform for K-12 schools.

NEA leads $6 mln Series A funding in Placemeter

New Enterprise Associates has led a $6 million Series A funding round in Placemeter, a platform that translates video feed into structured data that can be analyzed in real time. Other investors in the funding included Qualcomm Ventures, Collaborative Fund and existing investors. Placemeter previously raised $1.7 million in seed funding from NEA, Triplepoint Capital and angel investors.

Acero Capital leads $10 mln Series B funding in Swrve

Acero Capital has led a $10 million Series B funding round in Swrve, a mobile marketing automation business. All existing investors, including Atlantic Bridge and Intel Capital, participated in the funding round bringing total capital raised to date to $22 million. Acero’s general partner Rami Elkhatib has joined Swrve’s board of directors.

Active Venture Partners backs Odilo

Odilo has raised 2.2 million euros in funding from Active Venture Partners. Headquartered in Madrid and with offices in New York, Miami and Cartagena, Odilo is a provider of products for lending digital content.

HowGood scores $2 mln

New York City-based in-store food rating system HowGood has raised $2 million in funding. The investors included FirstMark Capital, Highline Ventures and Serious Change.


Shuttlerock racks up $2.35 mln Series A: CORRECTED

New Zealand-based visual marketing platform Shuttlerock said Thursday that it has received $2.35 million in Series A funding. The firm’s backers include Opt, ICE Angels, Air New Zealand and Black Cat Cruises. Also, Shuttlerock has named James R. Zarley as director and chairman of its board of directors. And, the company has opened a U.S. office in Los Angeles.

SocialChorus nabs $7.5 mln Series B

SocialChorus said Thursday that it has received $7.5 million in Series B funding. Kohlberg Ventures led the round. In addition to the funding, the company will be opening its first international office in Vancouver. Also, SocialChorus has hired Lee Diaz as its new solutions director. Headquartered in San Francisco, SocialChorus is an advocate marketing platform.

Acero Capital leads Series B round for Swrve

San Francisco and Dublin-based mobile marketing automation firm Swrve said Thursday that it has secured $10 million in Series B funding. Acero Capital led the round with participation from return backers that included Atlantic Bridge and Intel Capital.

Bitcoin startup Gem nets $2 mln seed

Venice, Calif.-based bitcoin startup Gem (formerly known as BitVault) has closed $2 million in seed funding. First Round Capital and Tekton Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included RRE Ventures, MESA+, Amplify.LA, Birchmere Labs, Idealab, ECEG, Partners, Baroda Ventures, Wavemaker Labs, Bitcoin Shop, Crypto Currency Partners and QED Associates.

SFS VC backs cyber-security startup CyActive

Israeli cyber-security startup CyActive has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Siemens‘ venture capital unit. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for research and development, expansion and growth.

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