DerbySoft grabs $9 mln from DCM

DerbySoft has closed $9 million in Series D funding from venture firm DCM. Based in Dallas, DerbySoft connects hotels to most travel booking sites.

Intel completes VC-backed Basis Science acquisition

Intel has closed its buy of Basis Science. No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in San Francisco, Basis is a wearable device tech company that focuses on health and wellness. Its backers included Norwest Venture Partners, Doll Capital Management, iNovia Capital, Peninsula Ventures and Mayfield Fund.


Augmedix raises $3.2 mln

Augmedix said Wednesday it raised $3.2 million in venture funding from DCM and Emergence Capital Partners. The funding closed last August. San Francisco-based Augmedix provides an app that allows doctors to use Google Glass.


DCM raises $330 mln for new fund

DCM announced it has closed Fund VII with $330 million in commitments. The firm makes early-stage bets in the United States, China and Japan, and is an investor in such U.S.-listed Chinese companies as 58.com, Renren and Vipshop. The firm didn’t disclose investors in the new fund, but limited partners in Fund VI include Kentucky Retirement […]

DCM Leads Series B in Mobile Analytics Provider Apsalar

San Francisco-based Apsalar announced today it has raised a $9 million Series B round led by DCM, with participation from Correlation Ventures and existing investors Thomvest Ventures and DN Capital. The company, which provides mobile analytics, previously raised a $5 million Series A round in September 2011.

Life360 Raises $10M In Deal Led By DCM

Life360 said it raised $10 million of Series B funding in a deal led by DCM and joined by existing investors. The company has now raised $20 million to date. The company will use the money for product enhancements, distribution and the localization of its app for international markets.

LearnZillion Raises $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewSchools, Others

LearnZillion said it raised $7 million of Series A funding in a deal led by DCM and joined by O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures, NewSchools Venture Fund, Calvert Social Investment Fund, and D.C. Community Ventures. The new round brings total funding to date to $9.4 million. The company raised a $2.4 million seed round.

Security Startup Nok Nok Labs Already Knocked on VCs’ Doors

Nok Nok Labs, which develops authentication technology for the cloud, came out of stealth today and launched its product and services. The venture-backed company was founded by CEO Phillip Dunkelberger, who previously launched encryption company PGP Corp. He founded Nok Nok in 2011 and raised a $15 million Series A round that same year from ONSET Ventures and DCM.


Thoughts On The Venture Capital Slowdown In China

Venture capital activity in China is at a low ebb, with deal making down, valuations soft and exits markets bottled up. So when will the good times roll in? The answer has a lot to do with whether you believe business cycles in China remain compressed or start to resemble the longer ones of the United States and Europe.

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