Welltok scores $37 mln Series D

Denver-based health optimization firm Welltok has closed its Series D funding round at $37 million. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Hearst Health Ventures, Catholic Health Initiatives, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Qualcomm Ventures.


iSIGHT Partners grabs $30 mln Series C

Dallas-based iSIGHT Partners, a provider of cyber threat intelligence solutions, has secured $30 million in Series C funding. The investor was Bessemer Venture Partners.


VC-backed Flex Pharma files for IPO

According to an SEC filing, Boston-based Flex Pharma, a biotech firm that focuses on treating muscle cramps, has filed for an IPO. Although the number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set, the document proposes the IPO’s value to be up to $60 million Jefferies and Piper Jaffray are among those named as lead underwriters. Flex Pharma’s backers include Bessemer Venture Partners and Longwood Fund.



Expect Labs picks up $13 mln Series A

MindMeld platform maker Expect Labs has secured $13 million in Series A funding. IDG Ventures and a USAA subsidiary led the round. Other investors included Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, Telefónica Digital, Liberty Global Ventures, Fenox Ventures, Westcott, Quest Venture Partners, Google Ventures, Greylock Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and KPG Ventures.

Allena Pharma raises $25 mln

Allena Pharmaceuticals has completed a $25 million Series B financing led by HBM Partners. Existing investors Frazier Healthcare, Third Rock Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and new investor Pharmstandard International also participated. Newton, Mass.-based Allena is specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops non-systemic protein therapeutics to treat metabolic and orphan diseases.


TCV leads $56.7 mln round for ThinkingPhones

Technology Crossover Ventures has led a $56.7 million Series D round for Thinking Phone Networks. The round also includes funding from existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners. Cambridge, Mass-based Thinking Phones provides technology that aims to unify voice, text and conferencing services on a single cloud platforms.


SendGrid racks up over $20 mln

Boulder-based email delivery platform SendGrid has received over $20 million in Series C funding. The investors were Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and Foundry Group.


BVP leads $47.6 mln round for LiveAuctioneers

Auction platform LiveAuctioneers has closed $47.6 million in funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round. Also, the company has named BVP partner Brian Feinstein to its board of directors.


Endgame scores $30 mln Series C

Endgame, a provider of security intelligence and analytics solutions for large businesses, has secured $30 million in Series C financing. The investors were Bessemer Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Columbia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Edgemore Capital, Top Tier Capital Partners and Savano Capital Partners.


CS Disco raises $10 mln from Bessemer, LiveOak, others

CS Disco Inc. said it raised $10 million of Series B financing in a deal led by Bessemer Venture Partners and joined by existing investor LiveOak Venture Partners. CS Disco customers Trevor Jefferies of Arnold & Porter and Stephen Wallace, a former general counsel at Westlake Chemical, also invested. BVP’s Bob P. Goodman, founding partner in the New York office, joined the e-discovery company’s board.


Stratoscale attracts $32 mln Series B

Stratoscale has closed $32 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Cisco Investments, SanDisk, Battery Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners. Based in Israel, Stratoscale is a software platform for hyper-convergence.


Rock Health snags seed funding

Rock Health, a San Francisco-based digital health accelerator, has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Bessemer Venture Partners and Kaiser Permanente Ventures led the round with participation from KPCB, Montreux Equity Partners and Great Oaks Ventures. To read more details about the funding, visit here.


BVP and General Catalyst leads $3.5 mln seed round for Abacus

Abacus has received $3.5 million in seed funding, the company confirmed in a blog post on its site. Bessemer Venture Partners and General Catalyst led the round with participation from other investors that included Bloodstone, CrunchFund, FundersClub and Google Ventures. Based in New York City, Abacus provides real-time employee expense systems. To read the announcement, visit here.



Permira to acquire Metalogix

Permira has agreed to buy Metalogix, a provider of content infrastructure management software. No financial terms were disclosed. After the deal closes, Metalogix backers Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners will exit their stakes in the company.


Mailcloud racks up $2.8 mln

London-based universal communication service Mailcloud has raised a total of $2.8 million in seed funding. The investors included Octopus Investments, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kima Ventures and Seedcamp London.

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