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FreshGrade picks up $4.3 mln seed

FreshGrade said Friday that it has closed $4.3 million in seed funding. The investors were NewSchools Venture Fund, Emerson Collective, Accel Partners and The Social+Capital Partnership. Headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, FreshGrade is an educational resource for administrators, teachers and parents.

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Fiverr nabs $30 mln Series C

Fiverr said Monday that it has closed $30 million in Series C funding. The investors included Bessemer Venture Partners, Accel Partners and Qumra Capital. Based in New York, Miami and Tel Aviv, Fiverr is an online services marketplace.

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Adecco Group buys VC-backed OnForce

Adecco Group, parent company of Beeline, has acquired OnForce. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Lexington, Mass, OnForce is a provider of workforce solutions. Its backers include North Atlantic Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Accel Partners.

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Burch Creative Capital leads Series B round for BaubleBar

BaubleBar has closed $10 million in Series B funding. Burch Creative Capital led the round with participation from Aspect Ventures, Triplepoint Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Accel Partners and Greycroft Partners. Based in New York, BaubleBar is an online jewelry retailer.

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Twitter buys VC-backed CardSpring

Twitter has acquired CardSpring, the latter confirmed in a post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, CardSpring is a payments infrastructure firm. CardSpring’s backers included Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Morado Venture Partners, SV Angel, Data Collective, Felicis Ventures and the Webb Investment Network. To read the announcement , visit here.

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VC-backed ForgeRock beefs up staff with new hire

ForgeRock, a provider of identity relationship management solutions, has named Eve Maler as vice president of innovation and emerging technology. Most recently she worked as a principal analyst for Forrester Research. ForgeRock is backed by Meritech Capital Partners, Accel Partners and Foundation Capital.

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Accel Partners and Stripes Group back stock media firm Pond5

Pond5, a New York-based online marketplace for video footage and stock photos, said Wednesday that it has secured $61 million in financing. The investors were Accel Partners and Stripes Group. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used for growth, hiring and product development.

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Salesforce.com to buy VC-backed RelateIQ

According to an announcement on its site, RelateIQ will be acquired by Salesforce.com. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., RelateIQ is a provider of solutions that improve business relationships. Its backers include Redpoint Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Accel Partners and Formation 8. To read the post, visit here.

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Duetto nets $21 mln in round led by Accel

Duetto said Wednesday that it has raised $21 million in financing. Accel Partners led the round with participation from previous backers that included Battery Ventures and Altimeter Capital. Based in San Francisco and Las Vegas, Duetto is a provider of hotel revenue management solutions.

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Men’s clothing brand Bonobos picks up $55 mln Series D

Bonobos said Thursday that it has closed $55 million in Series D funding. Coppel Capital led the round with participation from investors that included Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nordstrom, Mousse Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Forerunner Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Based in New York City, Bonobos is a men’s clothing brand.

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Meritech leads Series C round for ForgeRock

ForgeRock said Thursday that it has secured $30 million in Series C funding. Meritech Capital Partners led the round with participation from Accel Partners and Foundation Capital. In addition to the funding, Paul Madera, co-founder and managing director of Meritech, has been added to ForgeRock’s board of directors. ForgeRock is a provider of identity relationship management solutions.

Nokia’s HERE to buy VC-backed Medio Systems

Nokia subsidiary HERE is planning on buying Medio Systems. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Seattle, Medio Systems is a provider of predictive analytics for mobile applications. Its backers included Mohr Davidow Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partnership, Accel Partners and Frazier Technology Ventures.

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