Movius grabs $13 mln in round led by PointGuard Ventures

Movius Interactive Corp. has received $13 million in funding. PointGuard Ventures led the round with participation from New Enterprise Associates and Anschultz Investments. Movius provides messaging and call completion solutions for the telecom sector.

Hony Capital invests in Deem

San Francisco-based cloud and mobile commerce firm Deem has closed $50 million in funding. Hony Capital was the lead investor. According to the firm, the capital will be used for growth, expansion and to make acquisitions.

ITOK rakes in $18 mln Series B

Lehi, Utah-based iTOK, a provider of IT-managed services and cloud-based solutions for small businesses, said Thursday that it has secured $18 million in Series B funding. ABS Capital Partners led the round with participation from Signal Peak Ventures. In addition to the funding, Laura Witt and Cass Gilmore of ABS Capital have been added to iTOK’s board of directors.

NextNav snags $70 mln Series D

NextNav has secured $70 million in Series D financing. New Enterprise Associates and Oak Investment Partners led the round with participation from Columbia Capital, Telcom Ventures and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Peter Barris, managing general partner at NEA, and Bandel Carano, managing partner at Oak, have been named to NextNav’s board of directors. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif. and McLean, VA, NextNav is a provider of location solutions for indoor and urban environments.

Commercial drone startup Airware grabs $25 mln Series B

San Francisco-based commercial drone startup Airware has closed $25 million in Series B funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz and First Round Capital. In addition to the funding, Mike Abbott, a general partner at KPCB, has been added to Airware’s board.

General Catalyst Partners backs PumpUp

PumpUp said Thursday that it has raised $2.4 million in funding. General Catalyst Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Azure Capital Partners, Relay Ventures and Freycinet Investments. PumpUp is a social network for people interested in a healthy, active lifestyle.

Synapsify bags $850K

Synapsify has received $850,000 in funding. The investors included Standup Capital and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development through the Maryland Venture Fund. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Synapsify is a text analytics and search startup.

Fanmode picks up $2.4 mln

Fanmode has raised $2.4 million in seed funding. Christian Jochnick, Fanmode’s co-founder and commercial director, led the round with participation from mostly Swedish and South African angel investors. Based in London, Fanmode is a real-time fan engagement startup.

Intigua closes Series B led by Intel Capital

Intigua has closed a $10 million Series B round led by new investor Intel Capital. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Cedar Fund also participated, bringing total invested capital to $21 million.

VenueBook raises over $2 mln seed funding

VenueBook, an online platform that streamlines interaction between event organizers and venues, has raised over $2 million in seed funding. Previous investor Joanne Wilson of Gotham Gal Ventures is joined in this round by new investors I2BF Global Ventures, Cayuga Ventures, MI Ventures, Kindler Capital and Victoria Grace.

Augmenix completes Series D

Augmenix has closed a $10.8 million Series D fundraising. Participants in this round of financing included a new investor, Excelestar Ventures. Existing investors CHV II, Catalyst Health Ventures and Sparta Group also participated. Augmenix is based in Waltham, MA and is focused on the development and commercialization of radiation oncology products using its proprietary hydrogel technology.

SmartZip nabs $12 mln Series B

SmartZip Analytics said Wednesday that it has raised $12 million in Series B funding. Crest Capital Ventures led the round with participation from previous backers Claremont Creek Ventures and Intel Capital. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., SmartZip is a provider of predictive marketing solutions for real estate and related sectors.

Balderton backs calendar app Sunrise

According to a blog post, calendar app Sunrise has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Balderton. In addition to the funding, Bernard Liautaud of Balderton has been added to the Sunrise board. To read the announcement, visit here.


AvantCredit racks up $275 mln from Tiger Global and VPC

Chicago-based online consumer lender AvantCredit said Wednesday that it has raised $75 million in a Series C round led by Tiger Global Management. Also, AvantCredit has secured a $200 million credit facility led by Victory Park Capital. The funding brings the company’s total equity and debt financing to more than $300 million.

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