Venrock invests $15.7 mln in Evident.io

By Eamon Murphy — 3 days ago

Venrock has completed a $15.7 million Series B funding round for Evident.io, a provider of security and compliance software for cloud computing platforms. Bain Capital and True Ventures have previously invested in Evident.io.

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Levyx, big-data-tech provider, closes $5.4 mln Series A led by OCA

By Robert Daniel — 3 days ago

Levyx Inc, the Irvine, California, producer of cost-efficient big-data infrastructure technology for all size enterprises, closed a $5.4 million Series A financing led by OCA Ventures of Chicago. In a statement, Levyx said that other participating investors included Amino Capital (aka zPark Capital) of Palo Alto, California, and Sumavision USA Corp. Sumavision Technologies Co is the Beijing provider of video-delivery solutions. Individual executives from tech companies including EMC and SAP also invested in the round. Levyx plans to use the funds to speed product development and boost sales and marketing.

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UrbanStems raises $6.8 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

UrbanStems has raised $6.8 million in funding led by Swan & Legend Venture Partners. Also participating were Middleland Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, Interplay Ventures, and Sagamore Ventures. Washington D.C.-based UrbanStems is an on-demand flower delivery service.

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Poncho raises $2 mln from Lerer, Greycroft, Comcast, RRE, others

By Mark Boslet — 4 days ago

Poncho said it raised $2 million of seed funding in a deal led by Lerer Hippeau Ventures and joined by Greycroft Partners, Comcast Ventures, Venture51 Capital Partners, RRE Ventures and betaworks, the New York start-up studio where Poncho got its start. Also investing were Broadway Video Ventures, Ore Ventures, David Shen, and former Wall Street […]

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uAvionix raises $5 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

Uavionix said April 27 that it closed a $5 million Series A investment led by Playground Global. Palo Alto, California-based uAvionix has developed a family of ADS-B transponders, receivers and navigation tools.

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Citi Ventures invests in BlueVine

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

Citi Ventures has invested in BlueVine. Financial terms weren’t announced. The deal represents a follow-on investment to BlueVine’s $40 million Series C financing in January 2016. Palo Alto, California-based BlueVine provides financing solutions to small businesses.

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Drivy raises $35.2 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 4 days ago

Drivy said April 28 it closed a 31 million euro ($35.2 million) round of funding led by Cathay Innovation and Nokia Growth Partners. Also participating were Bpifrance’s Ecotechnologie Fund, Via-ID (Mobivia group) and Index Venture. Drivy is a car rental marketplace in Europe.

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