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Credit Benchmark racks up $20 mln Series B

London-based credit risk information provider Credit Benchmark has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Balderton Capital led the round with participation from previous backer Index Ventures. In addition to the funding, Tim Bunting, general partner at Balderton Capital, has been added to Credit Benchmark’s board of directors.

Social shopping app Depop picks up $8 mln

UK-based social shopping app Depop has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Balderton Capital and Holtzbrinck Ventures led the round. According to the company, the capital will be used to open an office in New York with Erik Martin, Reddit’s former general manager, set to lead U.S. operations.

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Balderton Capital backs car-buying platform Carwow

Carwow, a UK-based online platform for buying new cars, has secured 4.6 million pounds in Series A funding. Balderton Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Episode 1 Ventures and Samos Investments.

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Balderton Capital backs Cloud9

Cloud9 has secured an undisclosed amount of Series B funding from Balderton Capital. In addition to the funding, Suranga Chandratillake, a partner at Balderton, has been added to Cloud9’s board. Based in San Francisco and Amsterdam, Cloud9 is a cloud-based development platform.

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Qubit raises $26 million Series B led by Accel

Ecommerce technology company Qubit has raised a $26 million Series B investment led by Accel Partners. Original investor Balderton Capital and Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce.com’s corporate investment group also participated.

Balderton Capital leads $4.5 mln round for 3D Hubs

3D Hubs, a 3D printers’ network, has closed $4.5 million Series A funding, the company announced on its site. Balderton Capital led the round. In addition to the funding, Mark Evans, general partner at Balderton Capital, has been added to the company board. To read more about the funding, visit here.

 

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Vy Capital, Adams Street, Industry Ventures invest $44 mln in Scytl

Election modernization company Scytl has secured an additional $44 million from Vy Capital, Adams Street Partners and Industry Ventures under a funding round initiated in April 2014. With the additional investment, Scytl has closed the funding round with $104 million from five new investors: Vulcan Capital, SAP Ventures, Vy Capital, Adams Street Partners and Industry Ventures. Balderton Capital, Nauta Capital and Spinnaker Invest remain significant shareholders in Scytl.

Balderton Capital in Crowdcube Series B

Balderton Capital has backed the Series B of Crowdcube. The business is an investment crowdfunding platform. Crowdcube plans to further expand its operations in the UK and internationally.

Upside snags $1.1 mln

Upside, a managed account platform provider for investment advisors, has closed $1.1 million in funding. The investors included Cultivation Capital, SixThirty, Suranga Chandratillake of Balderton Capital and Bruno Bowden of Data Collective. In addition to the funding, Cliff Holekamp of Cultivation Capital has been added to Upside’s board of directors. According to the firm, the capital will be used to further invest in its tech platform.

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SAP Ventures invests $20 mln in Scytl

SAP Ventures has invested $20 million in Scytl, which provides software for secure online voting and election modernization. With the investment, Scytl has raised $60 million this year and has the backing Vulcan CapitalBalderton Capital, Nauta Capital and Spinnaker Invest.

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Kobalt Music Group grabs $115 mln

Kobalt Music Group has received $115 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named although the firm’s existing backers include Balderton Capital and Michael Dell’s private investment firm MSD Capital. Kobalt is a music services company.

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IIU and Balderton Capital back WholeWorldBand

WholeWorldBand has received 5 million euros in Series A funding. IIU and Balderton Capital led the round. WholeWorldBand is a music platform that combines audio and video to create a virtual recording studio.

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ROLI bags $12.8 mln Series A

ROLI, a London-based music tech startup, has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding. Balderton Capital led the round with participation from FirstMark Capital, Index Ventures and Universal Music. As a result of the funding, Balderton’s Daniel Waterhouse and FirstMarks Amish Jani have been added to ROLI’s board of directors.

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