Travel app Headout nets $1.8 mln

Travel app Headout has secured $ 1.8 million in seed funding. The investors included Version One Ventures, 500 Startups, Nexus Venture Partners, Arena Ventures, Maiden Lane Ventures, Funders Club, Haystack Fund, Ludlow Ventures and Dreamit Ventures.

MakeMyTrip buys VC-backed Mygola

MakeMyTrip has acquired Mygola, the latter announced in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland and Bangalore, Mygola is an online travel guide. Its backers included 500 Startups, Blumberg Capital and Helion Venture Partners.



On-demand meal service Sprig cooks up $45 mln

San Francisco-based on-demand meal service Sprig has secured $45 million in funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round with participation from other investors that included Greylock Partners, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, 500 Startups, Ludlow Ventures, Lumia Capital, IDG Ventures and CAA Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ted Maidenberg of Social+Capital has been added to Sprig’s board of directors.


DCM Ventures, Snoop Dogg back on-demand marijuana delivery service Eaze

Eaze, which provides an on-demand marijuana delivery service, has raised $10 million in Series A funding that was led by DCM VenturesFresh VC, 500 Startups and others, including Casa Verde Capital, the venture outfit of Snoop Dogg. San Francisco-based Eaze previously raised $1.5 million in seed funding in November. The company was founded by CEO Keith McCarty, an early employee of Yammer. As part of the Series A round, Eaze has added DCM Ventures General Partner David Chao to its board of directors.


VC-backed Kairos buys IMRSV

Facial biometrics company Kairos has acquired IMRSV, a provider of audience analytics. No financial terms were disclosed. Kairos’ backers include Kapor Capital, New World Angels, VenVelo, Quotidian Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Eniac Ventures, 500 Startups and TechStars.


Edtech company Monkimun nets $1 mln seed

Monkimun, a language learning startup based in San Francisco and Madrid, has raised $1 million in seed funding. The investors included 500 Startups, SHO-zemi Innovation Ventures, Incuvest and Lanzame Capital.


FullContact grabs $10 mln

Denver-based FullContact, a provider of fully connected address book solutions, has raised $10 million in funding. Foundry Group and Baird Capital led the round with participation from Blue Note Ventures and 500 Startups. In conjunction with the funding, Benedict Rocchio of Baird has been added to FullContact’s board.


Visually picks up $3.3 mln in Crosslink-led round

Visually, a provider of on-demand creative services for companies, has received $3.3 million in funding. Crosslink led the round with participation from investors that included 500 Startups, Mitch Kapor Foundation and SoftTech VC.


ToutApp scores $15 mln Series B

Sales platform ToutApp has secured $15 million in Series B funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round with participation from previous backers Sigma West, Founder Collective, 500 Startups and the Launch Fund. In addition to the funding, Scott Weiss of Andreessen Horowitz has been appointed to ToutApp’s board of directors.


Ribbit Capital leads Series C round for ContaAzul

ContaAzul, a provider of accounting and invoicing solutions for small businesses in Brazil, has secured Series C funding. No financial terms were disclosed. Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Monashees Capital and Valar Ventures.

SkyGiraffe fetches $3 mln

Menlo Park, California-based SkyGiraffe, a provider of enterprise mobility solutions, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. Trilogy Equity Partners led the round with participation from previous backer 500 Startups.


FullContact picks up $7 mln

FullContact has secured $7 million in funding in a round led by Foundry Group with participation from 500 Startups and Blue Note Ventures. Based in Denver and Latvia, FullContact is a provider of unified contact data for consumers and API developers.


Iterable scores $1.2 mln seed

San Francisco-based Iterable, a provider of email marketing solutions, has secured $1.2 million in seed funding. The investors included Merus Capital, 645 Ventures, TEEC Angels and 500 Startups.


Bustle racks up $15.5 mln

Bustle, a news site that focuses on women, has closed $15.5 million in funding. General Catalyst Partners led the round with participation from Time Warner Investments, Rothenberg Ventures, 500 Startups and The Social+Capital Fund. Also, the company has appointed Neil Sequeira, managing director at General Catalyst Partners, to its board.


Data company Mattermark raises $6.5 mln, Feld joins board

Mattermark, which provides a data platform used by investors to track private companies, has raised a $6.5 million Series A round that was led by Foundry Group. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2013 and has now raised $11.3 million in total funding. Participating in the Series A was many of the company’s seed-stage investors, including 500 Startups, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Sherpa Ventures, Felicis Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Version One Ventures and many individuals, including Jeff Lawson, Carter Rabasa, Damien Tanner, Daniel Clark, Eileen Burbidge, Elliot Loh, Enrico Pandian, Eric Ries, Ullas Naik and others. As part of the Series A round, Brad Feld, managing director of Foundry, has joined the Mattermark board.

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