LTG Exam Prep Platform inks $3 mln

MIT education tech startup LTG Exam Prep Platform has secured $3 million in funding. The investors were Tal Education Group, Atlas Venture, Jamie McCourt, Margot Carter, Yongjin Group and Zhen Fund.


FreshBooks snags $30 mln

FreshBooks said Wednesday that it has closed $30 million in funding. Oak Investment Partners led the round with participation from Atlas Venture and Georgian Partners. Based in Toronto, FreshBooks is a provider of cloud accounting solutions for small service-based business owners.


SimpleReach scores $9 mln Series A

SimpleReach said Tuesday that it has raised $9 million in Series A financing. MK Capital led the round with participation from Atlas Venture, Village Ventures and High Peaks Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Kirk Wolfe of MK Capital has been added to SimpleReach’s board. Based in New York, SimpleReach is a provider of content measurement and distribution solutions.


Atlas Ventures and NEA back Synlogic

Synlogic said Tuesday that it has received $29.4 million in Series A funding. Atlas Venture and New Enterprise Associates led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Dr. Peter Barrett and Dr. Ankit Mahadevia of Atlas Venture and Ed Mathers of NEA have been appointed to Synlogic’s board of directors. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Synlogic is a biotech firm focused on developing therapeutic microbes.


Plastiq inks $10 mln led by Khosla Ventures

Plastiq has raised $10 million in Series B financing. Khosla Ventures led the round, with participation from investors from the previous round, Atlas Venture and Flybridge Capital Partners. Plastiq is a payments company that enables consumers to pay with their credit card of choice regardless of merchant acceptance.


Atlas Venture leads Series B round for Captricity

Captricity said Tuesday that it has closed $10 million in Series B financing. Atlas Venture led the round with participation from Social+Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Chris Lynch, a partner at Atlas, has been added to Captricity’s board. Based in Berkeley, Calif., Captricity is a Software as a Service firm.


Atlas Venture leads $2.25 mln seed round in Button

Atlas Venture has led a $2.25 million seed round in Button, a New York City-based startup focused on creating more efficient methods of finding and retaining customers for on-demand companies like Uber and Instacart. Other investors in the seed round included DCM, Greycroft Partners, Mesa+ and VaynerRSE along with angel investors Tim Kendall, head of product at Pinterest, Ray Rothrock, former partner at Venrock, Scott Kurnit, founder of about.com and Gary Fritz, former president of Expedia Partner Services Group.


Robin nabs $1.4 mln

According to a blog post on its site, Robin has raised $1.4 million in funding. The investors were Atlas Venture, Deep Fork Capital, Boldstart Ventures and Space Pirates. Robin is software that builds automation and “presense sensing” in offices. To read the announcement, visit here.

VC-backed JenaValve Technology hires CEO

JenaValve Technology said Monday that it has named David J. Drachman as CEO. The appointment is effective immediately. Drachman is the former president and CEO of AtriCure. Based in Munich, Germany and Irvine, Calif., JenaValve Technology is a provider of transcatheter aortic valve implantation systems that treat aortic valve disease. Its backers include Atlas Venture, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, GIMV, NeoMed Management, Legend Capital, VI Partners, Sunstone Capital, Omega Funds, Biovest and Valiance Advisors.

Atlas Venture and Lilly Ventures leads $8 mln round for Numerate

Biotech firm Numerate has closed $8 million in financing. Atlas Venture and Lilly Ventures led the round. In addition to the financing, Dr. Bruce Booth, a partner at Atlas Venture and Dr. Steve Hall, a venture partner at Lilly Ventures, have been added to Numerate’s board of directors.


Navitor Pharmaceuticals closes $23.5 mln Series A

Biopharmaceutical company Navitor Pharmaceuticals has closed a $23.5 million Series A financing. Investors include Polaris Partners, Atlas Venture, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, SR One and The Longevity Fund. Inc.


Rodin Therapeutics snags $12.9 mln Series A

Rodin Therapeutics has secured $12.9 million in Series A financing. Previous backers Atlas Venture and Johnson & Johnson Development Corp. led the round. Also, the company has named Barbara Tate as head of biology. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Rodin is a biotech firm focused on treating neurological disorders.


Earnest bags $15 mln

Earnest, which provides merit-based loans for graduating students and young professionals, has secured $15 million in funding. Earnest’s investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Atlas Venture, Collaborative Fund, First Round Capital and Maveron.

Atlas Venture leads seed round for Lysosomal Therapeutics

Lysosomal Therapeutics has secured $4.8 million in seed funding. Atlas Venture led the round with participation from Hatteras Venture Partners, Lilly Ventures, Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, Roche Venture Fund, Partners Innovation Fund and Orion Equity Partners. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Lysosomal Therapeutics develops molecules to be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases.


Photo tech company Vhoto raises $2.4 mln in seed

Vhoto, which develops photo capturing technology, announced it has raised a $2.4 million dollar seed round from Atlas Venture, Polaris Partners and Hugh Crean, company co-founder and chairman and former president and CEO of Farecast.

Intralinks buys VC-backed DocTrackr

Intralinks has acquired DocTrackr. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Cambridge, Mass., DocTrackr is a provider of document security solutions. Its backers included Polaris Partners, Atlas Venture, Lead Dog Ventures and CommonAngels.

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