iHear Medical takes in $4.1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

San Leandro, California-based iHear Medical Inc, a hearing solutions provider, has raised $4.1 million in Series C-2 financing. Ameritas led the round with participation from other investors that included Aphelion Capital and Lighthouse Capital.

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Iyzico nets $13 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Turkish online payment and fintech company Iyzico has secured $13 million in Series C funding. Vostok Emerging Finance led the round with participation from International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group and Turkish venture fund 212.

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Derek Jeter’s The Players’ Tribune inks $40 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

The Players’ Tribune, a content platform created, curated and controlled by athletes and founded by legendary retired Yankee player Derek Jeter, has raised $40 million in Series C funding. IVP led the round with participation from other investors that included GV, Alphabet Inc’s venture capital arm and New Enterprise Associates.

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Headset scores $2.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Headset Inc, a retail analytics firm for cannabis-related businesses, has raised $2.5 million in financing. The investors were Hypur Ventures and Salveo Capital.

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Cristal Therapeutics pulls in funding

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Cristal Therapeutics, a Dutch life sciences company focused on treating cancer and other diseases, has raised 12.8 million euros in financing. The investors included Aglaia BioMedical Ventures, Belgian DROIA Oncology Ventures, Chemelot Ventures, BioGeneration Ventures, Utrecht University Holding and Nedermaas Hightech Ventures.

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Two Bit Circus nabs $15 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Los Angeles-based Two Bit Circus, a experiential entertainment company, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. JAZZ Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Foundry Group, Techstars Ventures, Intel Capital, Dentsu Ventures and Georgian Pine. In conjunction with the funding, John Spinale, a general partner at JAZZ Venture Partners, has been added to the Two Bit Circus board of directors.

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DigiLens rakes in $22 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

DigiLens Inc, a waveguide optics platform provider, has raised $22 million Series B funding. The investors included Sony, Foxconn, Continental, Panasonic, Alsop Louie Partners, Bold Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners and Dolby Family Ventures.

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Split grabs $8 mln in Accel-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Silicon Valley-based Split, a service that gives companies control over their users’ experience, has raised $8 million in Series A financing. Accel led the round with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sway Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Lightspeed’s Arif Janmohamed and Accel partners Ping Li and Steve Loughlin have been added to Split’s board.

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ViewRay takes in about $26.1 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

ViewRay Inc, a provider of an MRI-guided radiation therapy system, raised about $26.1 million in a private placement. Puissance Capital Management led the round with participation from other investors that included OrbiMed Advisors LLC, Kearny Venture Partners and Acuta Capital Partners.

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Stand-up comedy app Laugh.ly inks $2.25 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Laugh.ly, a streaming stand-up comedy app, has raised $2.25 million in seed funding. The New York Angels led the round with participation from Barbara Corcoran, the Wharton Alumni Angel Network, Social+Capital, Backstage Capital, Treehouse Capital, Accelerator Ventures and Atlas Holdings.

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Rhythm Superfoods collects $6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

Austin, Texas-based Rhythm Superfoods, a producer of organic and non-GMO plant-based superfood snacks, has secured $6 million in Series D financing. The lead investor was 301 IncGeneral Mills‘ new business development and venture unit. Other backers in the round included Blueberry Ventures and CircleUp Growth Fund.

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Salsify fetches $30 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

Boston-based Salsify, a product content management platform provider, has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Underscore.VC led the round with participation from return backers Venrock, Matrix Partners and North Bridge.

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FLYR gathers $8 mln in Peter Thiel-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

San Francisco-based FLYR, a travel and data science company, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Peter Thiel led the round with participation from other investors that included JetBlue Technology Ventures, Streamlined Ventures, AXA Strategic Ventures, Amadeus, Western Technology Investment and Chasm Capital Management. In conjunction with the funding, Phin Upham has been added to FLYR’s board of directors.

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Collibra reels in $50 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

Collibra, a provider of data governance software for business users, has closed $50 million in Series C financing. ICONIQ Capital led the round with participation from Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, Index Ventures and Newion Investments. In addition to this funding, Matt Jacobson, a general partner at ICONIQ, has been added to Collibra’s board of directors while Dharmesh Thakker, a general partner at Battery, will become a board observer.

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