Poppin bags $17 mln Series C

Office products retailer Poppin has closed $17 million in Series C funding. The investors were West Capital Partners, Fifth Third Capital Holdings, Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital and Chris Burch.

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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.

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Norwest Venture Partners leads Series B round for Threadflip

Threadflip said Wednesday that it has raised $13 million in Series B funding. Norwest Venture Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Baseline Ventures, First Round Capital and Shasta Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Threadflip is a fashion marketplace for women.

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Upside Partnership closes $30 mln for maiden fund

According to a blog post on its site by founder Kent Goldman, a former partner at First Round Capital, Upside Partnership has raised a hard cap of $30 million for its inaugural fund. Upside Partnership will focus on providing seed capital. To read the announcement, visit here.

Smartling names CFO

Smartling has hired Adi Dehejia as chief financial officer. Previously, Dehejia was the CFO for Rhapsody International. Based in New York City, Smartling is a provider of cloud-based translation software solutions. It is backed by Tenaya Capital, First Round Capital, IDG Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock and Harmony Partners.

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Chloe + Isabel nabs $15 mln Series C

Chloe + Isabel said Friday that it has received $15 million in Series C funding. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from previous backers General Catalyst Partners, First Round Capital, Forerunner Ventures and Floodgate Fund. Based in New York City, Chloe + Isabel is a social commerce jewelry company.

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RRE leads funding of VigLink

VigLink, a data analytics company that provides online link sharing services, has raised $18 million in a Series C round that was led by RRE Ventures. Also taking part in the funding is existing investors Google Ventures, Emergence Capital, First Round Capital as well as Correlation Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank. The San Francisco-based company has now raised $26 million in total funding. As part of the Series C round, Eric Wiesen, a general partner of RRE, has joined the board.

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Move Loot snags $2.8 mln seed funds

Move Loot said Monday that it has secured $2.8 million in seed funding. First Round Capital and Index Ventures led the round with participation from Google Ventures, SV Angel and Y Combinator. Based in San Francisco, Moot Loot helps users buy and sell used furniture online.

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Curalate inks $8.6 mln Series B led by NEA

Curalate has secured $8.6 million in Series B financing, bringing total funding to $12.5 million. NEA led the round with participation from First Round Capital, MentorTech Ventures and Vayner RSE, Gary Vaynerchuck’s new $25 million fund. Curalate is a visual analytics and marketing platform.

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Swipely raises Series C to accelerate growth

Swipely has completed a $20 million Series C round of financing. Pritzker Group Venture Capital led the investment and was joined by existing investors First Round Capital, Index Ventures and Shasta Ventures. Swipely is a simple way for merchants to understand customers and grow sales.

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VC-backed Homejoy buys Get Maid

Home services platform Homejoy said Thursday that it has acquired Get Maid. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in New York, Get Maid is an on-demand maid service. Homejoy’s backers include Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Fuel Capital, First Round Capital and Max Levchin.

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Smartling closes $25 mln funding

Smartling has closed a $25 million series D round of funding, led by ICONIQ Capital. Smartling’s prior investors also participated including First Round Capital, Harmony Partners, IDG Ventures, Tenaya Capital, U.S. Venture Partners and Venrock.

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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.

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Soldsie fetches $4 mln Series A

Soldsie, a San Francisco-based social selling service, said Thursday that it has secured $4 million in Series A funding. First Round Capital led the round with participation from SoftTechVC, Lerer Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Great Oaks Ventures, e.Ventures, 500 Startups and various angels.

ScaleVP leads Series B round for Pantheon

Pantheon said Thursday that it has raised $21.5 million in Series B financing. Scale Venture Partners led the round with participation from OpenView Partners, Foundry Group and First Round Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Rory O’Driscoll, a partner at ScaleVP, has been added to Pantheon’s board of directors. Based in San Francisco, Pantheon is a website platform for professional developers, designers and marketers.

Boxed picks up $6.5 mln

Boxed said Tuesday that it has received $6.5 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners, First Round Capital and Signia Venture Partners led the round with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, former Facebook COO Owen Van Natta and former Zynga COO David Ko. Boxed is a mobile commerce firm that provides discounts for warehouse club shopping.

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VC-backed Flatiron Health agrees to buy Altos Solutions

Flatiron Health has agreed to acquire Altos Solutions. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to close by the end of May 2014. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Altos Solutions is a provider of web-based oncology-specific software applications. Flatiron Health’s backers include Google Ventures, First Round Capital and LabCorp.

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