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NEA leads $6 mln Series A funding in Placemeter

New Enterprise Associates has led a $6 million Series A funding round in Placemeter, a platform that translates video feed into structured data that can be analyzed in real time. Other investors in the funding included Qualcomm Ventures, Collaborative Fund and existing investors. Placemeter previously raised $1.7 million in seed funding from NEA, Triplepoint Capital and angel investors.

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GPS startup Swift Navigation bags $2.6 mln seed

Swift Navigation has secured $2.6 million in seed funding. First Round led the round with participation from Fall Line Capital, Felicis Ventures, Kal Vepuri, Lemnos Labs, Qualcomm Ventures and VegasTechFund. Based in San Francisco, Swift Navigation is a provider of GPS technology.

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Camera platform captures $17.8 mln Series B

Camera platform 360fly said Tuesday that it has raised $17.8 million in Series B financing. The investors included Qualcomm Ventures, Catterton, Voxx International and Steve Altman, former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Inc.

OpenSignal picks up $4 mln Series A

OpenSignal, a provider of information on wireless networks, has closed $4 million in Series A funding, the company announced on a blog post on its site. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring. To read the announcement, visit here.

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Qualcomm commits $150 mln to Chinese venture

Mobile technology giant Qualcomm Incorporated has announced a commitment to invest up to $150 million in Chinese startup companies across all stages. Qualcomm will invest in Chinese companies that further the development of mobile technologies in areas such as Internet, e-commerce, semi-conductor, education and health.

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Helion Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series A funding in Workspot

Helion Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series A funding in Workspot, which provides ways for mobile workforces to access business applications and data from any mobile device. Other investors in the funding round included Qualcomm Ventures and Translink Capital. Workspot had already raised $3.3 million in a seed round from Qualcomm Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Webb Investment Network and angel investors.

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San Diego startup Edico Genome snags $10 mln Series A

Edico Genome said Thursday that it has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from investors that included Axon Ventures and Greg Lucier. In addition to the funding, Lucier has been added to the firm’s board of directors. Based in San Diego, Edico Genome is a provider of genomic solutions.

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NGP leads $30 mln round for RetailNext

RetailNext, a San Jose, Calif. provider of retail analytics, said Tuesday that it has raised $30 million in funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Activant Capital Group, August Capital, StarVest Partners, Commerce Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Tyco and American Express.

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DCM leads Series B round for Matterport

Matterport said Monday that it has closed $16 million in Series B financing. DCM Ventures led the round with participation from AME Cloud Ventures. Other investors include Lux Capital, Felicis Ventures, Greylock Partners, Navitas Capital, AMD Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures. Based in Mountain View, Calif., Matterport develops cloud-based 3D models of interior spaces.

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Streetline nabs $10 mln

Streetline, a smart parking company headquartered in Foster City, Calif., said Tuesday that it has raised $10 million in funding. The firm’s backers include Citi, Fontinalis Partners, RockPort Capital Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, True Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Streetline has appointed Abe Yokell to its board of directors.

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MapR Technologies scores $110 mln

MapR Technologies, a Hadoop technology company based in San Jose, Calif., has closed $110 million in financing. Google Capital led the round with participation from Qualcomm Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. In addition to the equity financing, MapR has raised $30 million in debt financing led by Silicon Valley Bank.

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PLUMgrid nabs $16.2 mln Series B

PLUMgrid has closed $16.2 million in Series B funding. Longworth Venture Partners led the round with participation from U.S. Venture Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures and Swisscom Ventures. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., PLUMgrid is a provider of secure cloud networks for public and private clouds.

Israeli 3D firm Mantis Vision scores $12.5 mln

Mantis Vision has raised $12.5 million in funding. The investors were Qualcomm Ventures, Flextronics’ hardware venture arm Lab IX, Sunny Optical Technology Co. and Samsung. Based in Israel, Mantis Vision is a maker of 3D technologies and solutions.

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BVP leads $11 mln round for ClearCare

ClearCare said Wednesday that it has closed $11 million in funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from Cambia Health Solutions, Voyager Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and Harbor Pacific Capital. Based in San Francisco, ClearCare is a software platform for home care agencies.

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VC-backed children’s app publisher TabTale buys Coco Play

Israeli children’s app publisher TabTale has acquired Coco Play. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Hong Kong and China, Coco Play develops educational apps and games for children. TabTale’s backers include Qualcomm Ventures, Magma Venture Partners and Vintage Investment Ventures.

Austin-based M87 nets $3 mln

M87 has secured $3 million in funding. The investors included 21 Vianet and Qualcomm Ventures, the VC arm of Qualcomm Inc. Based in Austin, M87 is a wireless network infrastructure software firm.

Wearable startup Ineda Systems bags $17 mln

Ineda Systems said Tuesday that it has secured $17 million in Series B funding. Walden-Riverwood Ventures led the round with participation from investors that included Samsung Catalyst Fund, Qualcomm Ventures, IndusAge Partners and Imagination Technologies. Based in Santa Clara, Calif. and Hyderabad, India, Ineda Systems is a wearable chip company.

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VC-backed Welltok buys mobile health firm Mindbloom

Welltok, a health optimization company in Denver, has acquired Mindbloom. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Seattle, Mindbloom is a mobile health firm. Welltok’s backers include NEA, IBM, Qualcomm Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners and Miramar Venture Partners.

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