Cloud Apps, Floodgate back GoFormz

GoFormz has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Cloud Apps Capital Partners and FLOODGATE. As part of the funding, Matt Holleran, general partner of Cloud Apps Capital Partners, has joined the company’s board of directors. The San Diego-based company provides a mobile business productivity platform.

GlassesUSA raises $12.5 mln

GlassesUSA said Monday it raised $12.5 million in financing led by Viola Private Equity. New York-based GlassesUSA is an online retailer specializing in prescription eyewear.

Augure raises $16 mln

Augure said Monday it raised $16 million from existing investors including Serena Capital, Ventech, OTC Agregator and Amundi private equity funds, along with two newcomers, Seventure Partners and Bpifrance. With offices in Paris, Madrid, London and Girona, Spain, Augure provides marketing software.

Aryaka picks up $16 mln

Milpitas, California-based Aryaka, a provider of WAN optimization technology, has raised $16 million in funding. Nexus Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers Trinity Ventures, InterWest Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Presidio Ventures.

Santander backs MyCheck

MyCheck, a provider of mobile payment and loyalty solutions, has raised $5 million in funding. The investor was Santander Innoventures Fund.

Arborlight scores $1.7 mln

Arborlight, a a spin-out from University of Michigan‘s office of technology transfer, has raised $1.7 million in funding. The Michigan Angel Fund led the round. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Arborlight is a maker of LightWell, a daylight simulator.

Auctionata grabs $45 mln Series C

Online auction house Auctionata has secured $45 million in Series C funding. MCI Management led the round with participation from other investors that included Hearst Ventures, Kreos Capital, Yuan Capital, Earlybird, e.ventures, Kite Ventures, Raffay Group, TA Ventures, Bright Capital, REN Invest and Holtzbrinck Ventures. GP Bullhound advised Auctionata on the transaction.

Enbala Power Networks nets $11 mln

Enbala Power Networks, a Canadian provider of solutions for distributed energy resource management, has raised $11 million in funding. The backers were GE Ventures, Edison International subsidiary Edison Energy, Development Canada, EnerTech Capital Partners, Sorfina Capital and Chrysalix EVC.

Jama Software snags $20 mln

Portland, Oregon-based Jama Software, a computer software company, has secured $20 million in funding. The investors were Updata Partners, Trinity Ventures, Madrona Venture Group and the Oregon Angel Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Jon Seeber of Updata Partners and Tim Porter from Madrona have been appointed to Jama’s board.

Avni named Beta-O2 CEO, Sherpa Innoventures invests

Beta-O2 said Monday that it has named Dr. Yuval Avni as its new CEO. Dr. Avni is a former partner at Giza VC. Beta-O2 also said that Sherpa Innoventures has invested in the company. Beta-O2, of Rosh Ha’ayin, Israel, is a biomedical company.

Novan Therapeutics raises $50 mln

Novan Therapeutics said Monday it raised $50 million in private financing. Malin Corp. was a new investor. Novan said existing private investors also participated. Durham, N.C.-based Novan is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on using nitric oxide therapies in dermatology.

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KPCB leads Series B round for DoorDash

On-demand delivery company DoorDash has secured $40 million in Series B funding, it was announced in a blog post. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round with participation from return backers Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and Charles River Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, John Doerr of KPCB has been added to the company’s board. To read more about the funding, visit here.

 

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Gelesis scores $22 mln

Gelesis, a biotech company focused on developing weight loss products, has raised about $22 million in equity funding. The investors were not named. Also, the company has added Meghan Fitzgerald and Robert Forrester to its board of directors. Fitzgerald is the executive vice president of strategy, M&A, and health policy at Cardinal Health while Forrester […]

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Mavor Lane leads $750K seed funding in LandlordStation

Mavor Lane has led a $750,000 seed investment in LandlordStation, which provides online tools for landlords to manage property. LandlordStation plans to use the funding to grow its marketing, which has mostly been through “word of mouth,” and grow its development team.

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Artsy inks $25 mln in Catterton-led round

Art education and collecting platform Artsy has secured $25 million in Series C funding. Catterton led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Michael Farello, a partner at the firm, has been added to Artsy’s board of directors.

Security Innovation snaps up $4 mln

Wilmington, Massachusetts-based cybersecurity firm Security Innovation has raised $4 million in funding. Brook Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backer Gordon M. Burns, director at Compass Diversified Holdings LLC.

Amplience pulls in $10.5 mln Series B

Amplience, a provider of online shopping solutions, has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding. Octopus Investments led the round with participation from other investors that included Northstar Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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