MJ Freeway rakes in $3 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

MJ Freeway, a provider of business management solutions and consulting services for the cannabis industry, has secured $3 million in funding. The investors were Roger McNamee and Tao Capital Partners.

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Wecash nabs $80 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

China-based Wecash, a big data credit assessment platform for tech companies, has raised $80 million in Series C funding. China Merchants Venture Capital, Forebright Capital and SIG Ventures led the round with participation from Joinhope Capital and Lingfeng Capital.

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Narrative Science nabs $11 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Chicago-based Narrative Science, a provider of advanced natural language generation for the enterprise, has raised $11 million in Series D funding, according to a blog post. Jump Capital and Sapphire Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included USAA.

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Microdermics lands $1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Microdermics, a provider of metal microneedles, has closed $1 million in funding. The investors were K5 Ventures, Shoreline Ventures and [email protected] Seed Fund.

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GGV Capital leads funding round in Gladly

By Alastair Goldfisher — 4 days ago

San Francisco-based Gladly, which provides customer service-oriented software, announced it has raised $36 million in Series C funding. GGV Capital led the round, which included existing investors Greylock Partners and New Enterprise Associates. The company has now raised $63 million in total funding.

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Bima takes in $16.8 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Bima, a provider of mobile-delivered insurance in emerging markets, has secured $16.8 million in funding. The investor was Axiata Digital, the digital services arm of Axiata Group Berhad.

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Simple Contacts inks $8 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Simple Contacts, an ocular telemedicine company, has raised $8 million in Series A financing. Goodwater Capital led the round with participation from return backers Justin Kan, Notation Capital and Autonomous Ventures.

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ZappRx scores $25 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Boston-based ZappRx Inc, a provider of a platform for electronic prescriptions, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Qiming US Healthcare Fund led the round with participation from other investors that included SR One and GV. In addition to the funding, Mark McDade, a managing partner at Qiming US, has been appointed to ZappRx’s board of directors.

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Solv picks up $6.25 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

San Francisco-based Solv, a service that lets users book doctor’s appointment at an urgent care clinic without the wait, has secured $6.25 million in Series A financing. Benchmark Capital led the round with participation from Theresia Gouw of Aspect Ventures and Malay Gandhi of Ensemble Labs. In conjunction with the funding, Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital has been added to Solv’s board of directors.

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CITIC leads $400 mln round for Microvast Power

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

Microvast Power System, a subsidiary of Microvast, said April 20 it raised a $400 million funding round led by CITIC Securities. Additional investors include CDH Investment, National Venture Capital, and others. Microvast, of Stafford, Texas and Zhejiang, China, develops and makes fast charging, long-life, and non-flammable lithium-ion battery systems for hybrid and fully electric buses.

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Barnebys nabs $3.3 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

Stockholm, Sweden-based Barnebys, an aggregator of auction and dealer inventory data, has raised $3.3 million in funding. The investors were Industrifonden, Howsat Venture Partners, Accum Kapital and Kichi Invest.

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Onkos Surgical lands $17.6 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

Parsippany, New Jersey-based Onkos Surgical Inc, a specialty medtech company focused on surgical oncology, has raised $17.6 million in Series B funding. Canaan Partners led the round with participation from return backers 1315 Capital and 3D Systems.

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