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.

DC Devices picks up $34 mln Series D

DC Devices, a medical device firm focused on treating heart failure, has secured $34 million in Series D funding. Accelmed led the round with participation from investors that included Third Rock Ventures, General Catalyst Partners and Lumira Capital.

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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.

PE-backed Imprivata raises $75 mln for IPO

Imprivata has rolled out its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “IMPR.” JP Morgan and Piper Jaffray are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata is a provider of authentication and access management solutions for the healthcare sector. Its backers include General Catalyst Partners, Highland Capital Partners and Polaris Partners.

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Revolution Growth leads Series B round for Handybook

Handybook, a New York City-based on-demand home cleaning and repair service, said Wednesday that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. Revolution Growth led the round with participation from previous backers Highland Capital Partners and General Catalyst Partners. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring and product building.

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New health insurance firm Oscar racks up $80 mln

According to a post on its site, Oscar, a new health insurance firm, has closed $80 million in Series A funding. Formation8 led the round with participation from Breyer Capital, Stan Druckenmiller, Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Khosla Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. To read details about the funding, visit here.

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VCs dish out $11 mln to SpoonRocket

Berkeley, Calif.-based SpoonRocket, which provides an on-demand meal delivery service, said it has raised an $11 million Series A round. Foundation Capital led the round and was joined by General Catalyst Partners. The company said it previously raised $2.5 million in seed funding from FundersClub, Y Combinator and individual investors. As part of the funding, Paul Holland, general partner of Foundation, has joined the board.

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General Catalyst Partners backs OGSystems

OGSystems has received an undisclosed investment from General Catalyst Partners. Also, the company has named Tad Elmer, an XIR at General Catalyst, to its board of directors. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, OGSystems is a provider of agile software and integration solutions for the Department of Defense intelligence community and commercial markets.

VC-backed Clarabridge buys Market Metrix

Clarabridge, which is backed by General Catalyst Partners and Summit Partners, said Tuesday that it has acquired Market Metrix. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Larkspur, Calif., Market Metrix is an enterprise feedback management platform for the leisure and hospitality sectors.

Circle Internet Financial closes $17 mln Series B

Circle Internet Financial, a digital currency company has closed $17 million in Series B financing, bringing its total raise to date to $26 million. Breyer Capital, Accel Partners and General Catalyst Partners were joined by new investor Oak Investment Partners to lead the round.

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Bitcoin startup Circle Internet Financial snags $17 mln

Boston-based bitcoin company Circle Internet Financial said Wednesday that it has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Investors included Breyer Capital, Accel Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Oak Investment Partners, Pantera Capital and Fenway Summer.

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Top security investors include unexpected names — VCJ

Security investing continues to run at high throttle, affiliated publication VCJ reports. Overall venture dollars committed to security startups dipped slightly last year, but still broke the $1 billion mark, according to data from Thomson Reuters.

VC-backed Bigcommerce announces new hires

Bigcommerce has named West Stringfellow as chief product officer and Ron Pragides as vice president of engineering. The firm has also opened a new office in San Francisco. An e-commerce platform for SMBs, Bigcommerce is backed by Steve Case’s Revolution Growth, General Catalyst Partners and FLOODGATE.

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