Molecula grabs $6 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Austin, Texas-based Molecula, an enterprise software company, has secured $6 million in seed funding. The investors included Seraph Group, Lontra Ventures, Velar Capital, Capital Factory, Andrew Busey and Jason Dorsey.

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Finch Therapeutics lands $53 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Somerville, Massachusetts-based Finch Therapeutics Group Inc, a microbiome therapeutics company, has raised $53 million in Series C financing. The investors included OCV Partners, Susquehanna International Group, Symbiosis LLC, the Trans-Pacific Technology Fund, Avenir Growth Capital, Morgan Noble, Shumway Capital and Willett Advisors.

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Brookfield, CPPIB invest in Industrious’ $80 mln Series D

By Kirk Falconer — 2 days ago

Industrious, a New York-based provider of workplace solutions, has raised $80 million in a Series D financing. The round, which brings total funding to $222 million, was backed by several investors, including Brookfield Properties, an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Founded in 2013, Industrious operates flexible workspaces and related sites through landlord partnerships. It currently has more than 80 locations in over 45 U.S. cities. The funds raised will be used for growing landlord services, doubling the company’s network size, and expanding globally.

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VC-backed SecurityScorecard adds new VP to team

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

New York City-based SecurityScorecard, a provider of security ratings, has appointed Michael Sweeney as vice president of worldwide alliances and channels. In his new role, Sweeney will lead the company’s global security ratings channel program. Prior to joining the company, he worked at Palo Alto Networks. SecurityScorecard’s backers included Riverwood Ventures, Sequoia Capital, GV, NGP Capital, Evolution Equity Partners, Boldstart Ventures and AXA Venture Partners.

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Form Energy snags $40 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Somerville, Massachusetts-based Form Energy, an energy storage company, has secured $40 million in Series B financing. Eni Next LLC, Eni Group‘s corporate venture capital vehicle, led the round.

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Tibit Communications scores $25 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Petaluma, California-based Tibit Communications Inc, a developer of next-generation access devices for passive optical networking, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Swisscom Ventures and AJU IB Investment.

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Windfall Data nets $9 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Windfall Data Inc, which determines the net worth of global households, has raised $9 million in  funding. Bullpen Capital led the round with participation from Bonfire Ventures, Industry Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures and ValueStream Ventures.

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