Zagster nets $3.5 mln Series A

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Zagster, a provider of private and public-private bike sharing systems, has secured $3.5 million in Series A funding. The investors included LaunchCapital, Fontinalis Partners, Clean Energy Venture Group, LaunchPad Venture Group and Otter Consulting.

NextInput raises $1.5 mln

NextInput said Wednesday that it raised $1.5 million. Investors include Intel Capital, Takata Holdings, Steve Nasiri and the Band of Angels, a Bay Area investment group. Atlanta-based NextInput has developed MEMS-based force-sensing solutions for touch enabled devices.

Litchfield Fund invests in Harvest Soul

The Litchfield Fund said Wednesday it invested in Harvest Soul Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Alpharetta, Georgia-based Harvest Soul, a subsidiary of Fresh Promise Foods, creates organic food and beverages.

Pneuron Corp. raises $5 mln

Pneuron Corp. said Wednesday that it raised $5 million in a Series B-1 round led by Safeguard Scientifics. Osage Partners and Scott Group LLC also participated. Woburn, Massachusetts-based Pneuron sells large data integration software applications.

Sapphire Ventures leads Series C round for PubNub

San Francisco-based PubNub, a data stream network for mobile applications and internet of things, has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Sapphire Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Relay Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.


INTTRA picks up $9.5 mln

Ocean shipping electronic marketplace INTTRA has secured $9.5 million in funding. The investors included ABS Capital Partners.


Velocity grabs $12 mln Series A

Diner rewards app Velocity has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The investors include former Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer and Shukri Shammas, a partner at Initial Capital.


Casdin Capital backs Boston startup 908 Devices

Boston-based 908 Devices, a provider of analytical devices for chemical analysis, has secured additional financing, raising its overall funding tally to $29 million. The investors included Casdin Capital and Dr. Martin Madaus, chairman and CEO of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.

FabZat nabs $800K Series A

FabZat has raised $800,000 in Series A funding. Alderville Holding led the round with participation from Kima Ventures, Nestadio Capital, Crédit Agricole Aquitaine Expansion and Expanso Capital. Based in France, FabZat is a provider of in-app merchandising and 3D printing.

SeeClickFix raises $1.4 mln

SeeClickFix said Tuesday it raised $1.4 million in a round led by Elm Street Ventures. O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Omidyar Network also invested while Connecticut Innovations and LaunchCapital participated. New Haven, Connecticut-based SeeClickFix is a communications platform for citizens to report non-emergency issues and for governments to manage and reply.

Proterra raises $55 mln

Proterra said Tuesday that it raised $55 million in strategic financing. This included a $30 million Series 4 equity round and $25 million in debt financing from Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. Based in Greenville, South Carolina, Proterra is a maker of electric buses. Prior investors include Kleiner Perkins and GM Ventures.


RewardStyle raises $15 mln

RewardStyle said Tuesday that it closed a $15 million Series A round led by Maverick Capital Ventures. Strategic investors including Miroslava Duma, Nasiba Adilova and Veronica Chou also participated. Dallas-based rewardStyle provides an invitation-only monetization platform for fashion, beauty and lifestyle publishers, according to Forbes.

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