Intel Capital to provide up to $100K each for eight edtech startups

Intel Capital has selected eight educational tech startups to participate in its education accelerator. Each startup will receive up to $100,000 each from Intel Capital. Among the companies selected for the program beginning on Monday are Woodside, California-based BeeLine, a digital reading tools provider and Denmark-based WriteReader, a literacy learning platform.

Healthcare startup BoardVitals grabs $1.1 mln Series A

New York City-based healthcare startup BoardVitals has secured $1.1 million in Series A funding. Rock Creek Capital was the investor. In addition to the investment, Rick Stratford, a partner at Rock Creek Capital, has been added to BoardVital’s board of directors.

WizRocket scores $9.6 mln

Marketing engagement platform WizRocket has secured $9.6 million in funding. The investors were Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners.


Integral Ad Science pulls in $67 mln

New York City-based Integral Ad Science, a provider of advertising intelligence for digital media buyers and sellers, has secured $27 million in funding. Sapphire Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Cross Creek Advisors, August Capital, Pelion Venture Partners and Atlas Venture. Also, Silicon Valley Bank provided $40 million in debt funding to Integral.

GitHub racks up $250 mln Series B

San Francisco-based GitHub, a social network for programmers, has raised $250 million in Series B funding, confirmed a spokesperson for the company. Sequoia Capital led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital and Institutional Venture Partners.


Interactive video company Fuisz Media snaps up $10 mln

Santa Monica, California-based interactive video company Fuisz Media has closed $10 million in Series A funding. Evolution Media Partners, a joint venture between Evolution Media Capital, TPG Growth and Participant Media, led the round. Ross Levinsohn, former interim CEO of Yahoo and Ian Doody, a principal at Evolution Media Capital, have been added to Fuisz Media’s board of directors.

FreedomPop scores $10 mln

Los Angeles-based mobile services provider FreedomPop has raised $10 million in funding. The investors included Axiata Group. FreedomPop’s backers include Mangrove Capital, DCM and Partech Ventures.

Ecommerce platform TicTail rakes in $22 mln

TicTail has secured $22 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Creandum Capital led the round with participation from Thrive Capital, Balderton Capital and Acton Capital Partners. Based in Sweden and New York City, TicTail is an ecommerce platform.


Catchpoint takes in $16 mln Series C

New York City-based Catchpoint Systems Inc, a provider of web and infrastructure performance monitoring solutions, has closed $16 million in Series C funding. The investors were Battery Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.


Photography startup Light inks $25 mln

Photography startup Light has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Formation 8 led the round with participation from other investors that included StepStone Group LP, Bessemer Venture Partners, CrunchFund and CRV.

Immune Pharmaceuticals racks up $21.5 mln

Immune Pharmaceuticals has raised up to $21.5 million in financing from Hercules Technology Growth Capital and Discover Growth Fund. Roth Capital Partners and Chardan Capital Markets served as placement agents on the financing from Discover while TriPoint Global Equities was a placement agent on the Hercules financing. Based in New York and Israel, Immune Pharmaceuticals is a biotech company that is developing antibody therapeutics for patients with inflammatory diseases and cancer.

Marketing automation platform Autopilot pulls in $7 mln

San Francisco-based marketing automation platform Autopilot has raised $7 million in funding. The investors were Salesforce Ventures, Stage One Capital, Blackbird Ventures, Garnett Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners and Tim Draper.

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