Speaktoit bags $2.6 mln Series B

Speaktoit said Friday that it has secured $2.6 million in Series B funding. The investors were Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Intel Capital, Alpine Technology Fund and Plug and Play Ventures. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Speaktoit is a provider of human-computer interaction technologies based on natural language conversations.

Intel Capital backs Performance Lab

Performance Lab has received an undisclosed investment from Intel Capital. Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Performance Lab is a provider of real-time exercise measurement analysis and virtual coaching solutions.

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Schoology pulls in $15 mln

Schoology said Tuesday that it has secured $15 million in funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Great Oaks Venture Capital, Great Road Holdings, FirstMark Capital and Meakem Becker Venture Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Sumeet Jain of Intel Capital has been added to Schoology’s board of directors. Based in New York City, Schoology is a provider of learning management solutions.

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Helpshift calls on $10 mln Series A led by Intel

Helpshift, which provides customer help services for Circa, Flipboard, TinyCo and other mobile apps, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Intel Capital led the round, which also included Visionnaire Ventures and existing investors True Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. The San Francisco-based company has now raised $13.2 million in total funding. As part of the funding, Susan Choe, managing partner at Visionnaire, has joined the board.

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Intel Capital-backed Reflektion boosts team with two new hires

Retail analytics firm Reflektion has hired Kurt Heinemann as chief marketing officer and Rob Crane as vice president of sales. Heinemann is the former CMO for Marketwired/Sysomos while Crane was vice president, west at Anaplan. Reflektion is backed by Intel Capital.

Intel Capital leads Series C round for Vizury

Vizury has closed $16 million in Series C funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Ascent Capital and return backers Nokia Growth Partners and Inventus Capital Partners. Based in Bangalore, India, Vizury is a provider of CRM solutions.

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VC-backed Voxer appoints new president

Voxer said Thursday that it has named Irv Remedios as its new president. Remedios is Voxer’s former head of product. Based in San Francisco, Voxer is a provider of push-to-talk and multimedia messaging. Its backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Capital, SV Angel and CrunchFund.

India e-commerce firm FashionAndYou bags $10 mln

FashionAndYou has closed $10 million in funding. The investors were Sequoia Capital, Smile Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital and Nokia Growth Partners. Based in India, FashionAndYou is a flash e-commerce site.

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Gill Business Systems raises Series A

Gill Business Systems has raised $3 million in a Series A round of financing from InVenture Partners, Intel Capital and FinSight Ventures. Gill Business Systems is a transactional, technology, clearing and e-commerce businesses.

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Corporate venture investing rebounds: VCJ

Corporate venture investing rebounded solidly in the first quarter with activity shifting to big-dollar expansion and later-stage deals, according to affiliate publication Venture Capital Journal. The quarter is the fourth in a row of heightened corporate participation in venture deal making.

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Intel Capital and Blumberg Capital lead $10 mln round for Fortscale

Israeli data security firm Fortscale said Monday that it has closed $10 million in funding. Intel Capital and Blumberg Capital led the round with participation from Fortscale’s previous backers which include the Swarth Group. According to the firm, the capital infusion will be used to expand the firm’s R&D and analytics teams as well as relocate the company’s new headquarters to Silicon Valley.

Newlans calls on Verizon Ventures for $5 mln

Newlans, a developer of radio frequency solutions for mobile devices, has raised an additional $5 million from Verizon Ventures to complete its Series B round. In February, the Acton, Mass.-based company raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Intel Capital and including Paladin Capital Management and Lockheed Martin Corp. The company has now raised $27 million in equity funding, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB).

Wellington Financial backs Agiliance

Agiliance has received $5 million in financing from Wellington Financial. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Agiliance is a provider of integrated solutions for operational and security risk programs. Its backers include Intel Capital, Walden International, Red Rock Ventures and Castile Ventures.

Zouk Capital leads Series C round for iZettle

European mobile payment services provider iZettle said Friday that it has raised $55.5 million in Series C funding. Zouk Capital led the round with participation from Dawn Capital, Intel Capital, Creandum, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Northzone and SEB Private Equity. In addition to the funding, Nathan Medlock of Zouk Capital will join the iZettle board.

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