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D2L racks up $85 mln Series B

D2L, a Canadian educational tech company, has raised $85 million in Series B funding. The investors included Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Graham Holdings, Four Rivers Group, Aurion Capital, New Enterprise Associates, OMERS Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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D2L raises $85 mln in Series B funding from VC group

Educational technology company D2L Inc. has closed an $85 million Series B funding round led by a large institutional investor. Other investors participating in the funding round include Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Graham Holdings, Four Rivers Group, Aurion Capital and existing investors New Enterprise Associates and OMERS Ventures. Silicon Valley Bank provided debt financing. D2L has raised a total of $165 million.

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AppDynamics secures $120 mln growth funds

AppDynamics has secured $120 million in growth financing led by new investors Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments and Sands Capital. Existing investors Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners also participated in the round. The $120 million includes $50 million in debt financing provided by Silicon Valley Bank. AppDynamics is an application intelligence provider.

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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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MyOptique Group completes funding round

European online optical retailer MyOptique Group has secured additional investment for its Series C round. The backing came from two new investors – Korys and Beringea with additional funding from existing investor Cipio Partners and Silicon Valley Bank.

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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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MediaMath nabs more than $175 mln in funding

MediaMath said Tuesday that it has closed $73.5 million in Series C funding. Spring Lake Equity Partners led the round with participation from Akamai Technologies, Safeguard Scientifics, Catalyst Investors and Observatory Capital. Also, the firm received a $105 million debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank. GCA Savvian provided financial advice in connection with the equity portion of the transaction. MediaMath is a provider of digital marketing solutions.

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Bit Stew Systems nets $3.5 mln from SVB

Bit Stew Systems has received a $3.5 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Bit Stew is a provider of network operations solutions for the utility sector.

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Assurex Health secures $32 mln financing

Assurex Health has secured a $25 million term and revolving credit facility. GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, acting as agent, and Silicon Valley Bank financed the credit facility. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, Claremont Creek Ventures, Mayo Clinic, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, CincyTech, Allos Ventures, Four Rivers Partners, Danmar Capital, and jVen Capital, provided an additional $7 million to complete the $32 million financing. Assurex Health is a neuropsychiatric personalized medicine company.

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SingleHop secures $14.8 mln

SingleHop has secured $14.8 million in venture debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank and Farnam Street Financial. This supplements the company’s 2012 Series A of $27.5 million, led by Battery Ventures. SingleHop is a platform for cloud IaaS and managed hosting for SMBs, enterprises, and service providers worldwide.

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Battery Ventures and Venrock back 6Sense

6Sense, which has emerged from stealth, has raised $12 million in Series A financing. Battery Ventures and Venrock led the round with participation from Silicon Valley Bank. In conjunction with the funding, Roger Lee, general partner at Battery Ventures and Brian Ascher, a partner at Venrock, have joined 6Sense’s board. Based in San Francisco, 6Sense is a B2B predictive intelligence engine for sales and marketing.

Metacloud racks up $15 mln

Metacloud has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The investors included Pelion Venture Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, UMC Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, Canaan Partners and Storm Ventures. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud is a provider of cloud solutions.

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