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Xamarin raises $54 mln in Series C funding

Xamarin, a mobile app development platform, has raised $54 million in Series C funding from new and existing investors, including Charles River Ventures, Floodgate, Ignition Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Lead Edge Capital. Xamarin has raised a total of $82 million in three funding rounds.

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Insight Venture-backed Planview buys Projectplace

Planview, a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners, has acquired Projectplace, a Sweden-based provider of project collaboration solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Projectplace was backed by InnovationsKapital and VIA Venture Partners.

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Intent Media nets $22.7 mln Series C

Intent Media said Monday that it has raised $22.7 million in Series C financing. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Matrix Partners and Redpoint Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Bradley Twohig of Insight Venture Partners has been added to Intent Media’s board. Based in New York, Intent Media is a provider of intelligent advertising solutions for travel firms.

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Opera buys VC-backed mobile video ad firm AdColony

Opera said Tuesday that it has acquired AdColony. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year. AdColony CEO Will Kassoy will remain in his role. In addition to this position, Kassoy will also become chief marketing officer of Opera Mediaworks. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, AdColony is a mobile video advertising firm.

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Landmark, Insight shine in INPRS venture portfolio: VCJ

Funds from Landmark Equity Partners and Insight Venture Partners continue to shine brightest in the Indiana Public Retirement System’s early decade venture portfolio, according to an analysis by affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal.

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HelloFresh bags $50 mln Series D

HelloFresh has secured $50 million Series D funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backer Phenomen VC. Headquartered in Berlin and New York City, HelloFresh is a recipe kit delivery service.

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SoftBank Capital leads $50 mln round for Kony

Kony said Tuesday that it has closed $50 million in financing. SoftBank Capital led the round with participation from Insight Venture Partners, Telstra Ventures, Georgian Partners, Delta-V and Hamilton Lane. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Kony is a provider of mobile and multichannel application platforms.

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MassPRIM’s push into venture slowed last year: VCJ

The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management’s venture portfolio includes top name funds from Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital and Index Ventures, but after stepping on the gas early this decade, the board’s pace of commitments shifted to a lower gear last year, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reports.

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Insight Venture Partners invests in FireMon

Insight Venture Partners has acquired a majority stake in FireMon. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the transaction, Mike Triplett and Martin Angert of Insight Venture Partners have been added to FireMon’s board of directors. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, FireMon is a security intelligence solutions provider.

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Insight Venture Partners leads Series D round for Invaluable

Invaluable said Tuesday that it has closed $33.75 million in Series D funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Ascent Venture Partners and Commonwealth Capital Ventures. In addition to the funding, Bradley Twohig of Insight Venture Partners, has been added to Invaluable’s board of directors. Based in Boston, Invaluable is an online live auction marketplace.

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Insight Venture Partners to acquire iParadigms

iParadigms is to be acquired for $752 million by Insight Venture Partners and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. iParadigms is a provider of cloud-based educational technologies to prevent plagiarism, verify content, and evaluate student learning.

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Bets pay off for venture funds in UC portfolio: VCJ

Last year saw several top performing funds in the University of California’s recent-vintage venture portfolio consolidate performance gains, as others continue to advanced, affiliate magazine Venture Capital Journal reported.

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VC-backed M&A shifts to smaller deals: VCJ

Although large venture-backed acquisitions like WhatsApp and Nest Labs have dominated the headlines, most deals so far in 2014 are modest in size, an analysis by affiliate publication Venture Capital Journal has found.

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