Reflect ropes in $2.5 mln seed in DFJ-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 12 hours ago

Portland, Oregon-based Reflect, a data visualization platform for developers, has secured $2.5 million in seed funding, according to a blog post on its site. DFJ led the round with participation from other backers that included Founders’ Co-Op, Liquid 2 Ventures, Techstars and Stanford University.

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Mezi collects $9 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 15 hours ago

Mezi, an AI-powered chatbot shopping app, has secured $9 million in Series A funding. The investors included Nexus Venture Partners, Saama Capital and American Express Ventures.

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Acalvio pulls in $17 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 16 hours ago

Acalvio Technologies, a provider of advanced threat defense solutions, has raised $17 million in funding. The investors included Accel Ventures, Ignition Partners and Eileses Capital.

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Mobile game maker Scopely racks up $55 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 16 hours ago

Culver City, California-based mobile game maker Scopely has raised $55 million in financing. Greycroft led the round with participation from other investors that included Elephant Partners, Evolution Media Partners, TPG Growth, Participant Media, Highland Capital, Sands Capital Ventures and Take-Two Interactive.

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Influential picks up $5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Influencer marketing platform Influential has secured $5 million in Series A funding. Capital Zed led the round with participation from other investors that included ROAR, Paradigm Talent Agency, Europlay Capital Advisors and Ace Fund.

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Sunrise invests in Kodiak Cakes

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Sunrise Strategic Partners, an accelerator of emerging brands co-founded by Trilantic North America, has acquired a minority stake in Park City, Utah-based Kodiak Cakes, a producer of pancake/waffle mixes, flapjack/muffin cups and syrups. No financial terms were disclosed.

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VPC backs Elevate

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Elevate has secured an additional $100 million in financing, adding to a total of $545 million from Victory Park Capital. Elevate is an online credit solutions provider for non-prime consumers.

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Bolstra takes in $1.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Carmel, Indiana-based Bolstra, a B2B SaaS company focused on customer success management, has closed $1.5 million in funding. The investors included Elevate Ventures, Bill Godfrey of 4G Ventures, Tom Eggleston of Charmides Capital and Tim Kopp of Hyde Park Ventures.

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Nomad Health inks $4 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

First Round Capital and RRE Ventures led a $4 million Series A funding round for Nomad Health. Also investing was .406 Ventures. Nomad Health is an online marketplace that connects doctors with freelance clinical work.

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SafeBreach grabs $15 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 17 hours ago

Sunnyvale, California and Tel Aviv-based SafeBreach, a cyber security company, has secured $15 million in Series A funding. The investors included Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder, Maverick Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Shlomo Kramer.

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Ascent leads $7 mln round for Codeship

By Iris Dorbian — 18 hours ago

Codeship, a continuous delivery platform for testing and deploying code, has raised $7 million in funding. Ascent Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Sigma Prime Partners, Boston Seed Capital and F-Prime Capital. In addition to the funding, Luke Burns, a general partner at Ascent, has been added to Codeship’s board of directors.

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CellMax Life raises $9 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 21 hours ago

CellMax Life Inc said July 26 it raised $9 million in series A-1 venture funding led by venture capital firm Artiman. Also participating were several Taiwanese venture investors including Stan Shih, founder and chairman of Acer Inc. Sunnyvale, California-based CellMax is a precision cancer blood-testing company.

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Sun Basket raises $15 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 21 hours ago

Sun Basket said July it raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Accolade Partners. New investors Founders Circle and Shea Ventures participated as well as existing investors, including Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital, PivotNorth Capital, Relevance Capital, Filter14, Baseline Ventures and other high profile investors. San Francisco-based Sun Basket is an organic meal kit provider that delivers organic, non-GMO ingredients and recipes weekly to customers.

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NEA leads Series B round for on-demand trucking service Transfix

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

New York City-based Transfix, an on-demand trucking provider, has raised $22 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from other investors that included Canvas Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Corigin Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Scott Sandell of NEA has been added to Transfix’s board of directors.

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