MobileDay scores over $6 mln Series A

According to an announcement on its site, MobileDay has secured over $6 million in Series A funding. Foundry Group led the round with participation from Innoventure Partners, Drummond Road Capital, SoftBank, Google Ventures, Bullet Time Ventures and SoftTech. Based in Boulder, Colorado, MobileDay provides one-tap mobile dialing into any conference bridge. To read the post, visit here.


Big data analytics firm Guavus fetches $20 mln

Guavus has received $20 million in funding. The investors included Artiman Ventures, Sofinnova Ventures, Intel Capital, SingTel Innov8, Investor Growth Capital, QuestMark Partners and Goldman Sachs. Based in San Mateo, Calif., Guavus is a provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence.

Online consumer lender AvantCredit nabs $200 mln

AvantCredit, a Chicago-based online consumer lender, has secured $200 million in debt financing from Jefferies. According to the firm, this latest capital infusion brings the company’s overall funding to over $500 million.

Lastline picks up $10 mln

Lastline has secured $10 million in funding. The investors were Dell Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Lastline is a malware defense platform provider.

Intel Capital leads Series B round for Zumigo

Zumigo Corp. said Friday that it has raised $6 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Aligned Partners. Based in San Jose, Calif., Zumigo is a provider of mobile device location and identity verification solutions.

Video house call app Meedoc snags $1.5 mln seed

Meedoc, a real-time video app that connects patients with doctors, has received $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included “key Finnish healthcare industry influencers from the fields of pharma, care providers, pharmacists, doctors and medical regulations.”

Santé Ventures leads $18 mln Series B funding in Claret Medical

Santé Ventures has led an $18 million Series B funding round in Claret Medical, a developer of products for cerebral protection during structural heart, vascular and cardiac surgery procedures. Other investors in the funding round included Lightstone Ventures and Easton Capital. James Eadie from Santé Ventures and Hank Plain from Lightstone Ventures will join Claret Medical’s board of directors.

Maybank Private Equity leads $25 mln funding in YPX Cayman Holdings

MAM PE Asia Fund I (Labuan), managed by Maybank Private Equity, has led a $25 million Series D funding round in YPX Cayman Holdings Co., a quick service restaurant company based in Shanghai. Other participants in the funding round include existing investors LionRock Capital, Ignition Capital, Koh Boon Hwee, former DBS Bank and Singapore Airlines chairman, and Peter Tan, former president of McDonalds Greater China.

Fancred fetches $3 mln

Sports fan app Fancred said Thursday that it has secured $3 million in funding. The investors were Atlas Ventures, Militello Capital and Breakaway Innovation Group.


Laurel & Wolf racks up $1.1 mln

Online interior design marketplace Laurel & Wolf has received $1.1 million in seed funding. Tim Draper led the round with participation from other investors that included Upside Partnership and Siemer Ventures.


BVP and Thrive Capital leads Series A round for Hightower

Hightower said Thursday that it has closed $6.5 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital led the round with participation from previous backers that included RRE Ventures and Red Swan Ventures. Based in New York City, Hightower is an online platform for the commercial leasing sector.

Smart cup maker raises $3 mln from Felicis, Horizons

Felicis Ventures and Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures co-led a $3 million seed-stage funding in Mark One, a San Francisco-based maker of the smart cup Vessyl. The connected device keeps track of nutrients and other qualities of what a consumer drinks out of the cup.

Siluria picks up $30 mln Series D

Siluria Technologies has secured $30 million in Series D funding. Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, the venture investment subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, led the round. Siluria is a company that converts natural gas into chemicals and fuels.

Wearable Intelligence picks up $7.9 mln

According to an SEC Form D filing, Wearable Intelligence has raised about $7.9 million in a targeted $8.4 million round. The investors were not named in the document but the company’s website lists First Round, Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Initialized Capital and Subtraction Capital as backers. Based in San Francisco and New York City, Wearable Intelligence provides enterprise solutions for wearable computing hardware such as Google Glass.


Alfresco Software garners $45 mln

Alfresco Software said Thursday that it has received $45 million in funding. Sageview Capital led the round with participation from previous backers Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund and SAP Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ned Gilhuly, founding partner at Sageview Capital has been added to Alfresco’s board of directors while Jeff Klemens, a principal at Sageview Capital has been named a board observer. Based in San Mateo, Calif. and the UK, Alfresco is a provider of enterprise content management solutions.

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