Gravie nets $12.5 mln Series B in Split Rock-led round

Minneapolis-based insurance marketplace Gravie has secured $12.5 million in Series B funding. Split Rock Partners led the round with participation from previous backers Aberdare Ventures and FirstMark Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Michael Gorman, a managing partner at Split Rock Partners, has been added to Gravie’s board of directors.

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Engagio seals $10 mln Series A in FirstMark-led round

San Mateo, California-based Engagio, a provider of account based marketing solutions, has secured $10 million in Series A funding, according to a blog post on its site. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from Storm Ventures and First Round Capital. Also, Amish Jani, founder and managing director of FirstMark, has been added to Engagio’s board of directors. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

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FirstMark raises $200 mln fund

FirstMark Capital has raised a $200 million venture capital fund, according to documents filed with the SEC. The fund – FirstMark Capital P2 – is supported by seven LPs and had a first sale in February.

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TraceLink rakes in $20 mln

Wakefield, Massachusetts-based TraceLink, a provider of patient safety solutions for life sciences, has closed $20 million in funding. Volition Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Fidelity Biosciences and FirstMark Capital.

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Catalyst Investors leads Series D round for Conductor

Conductor, a provider of web presence solutions, has raised $27 million in Series D funding. Catalyst Investors led the round with participation from FirstMark Capital, Matrix Partners, Investor Growth Capital and Blue Cloud Ventures.

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Bluecore attracts $6 mln Series A

Bluecore, formerly known as TriggerMail, has raised $6 million in Series A funding, the company confirmed in a blog post on its site. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Felicis Ventures, Founders Co-op and Bullet Time Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Amish Jani has been added to Bluecore’s board of directors. Based in New York City, Bluecore provides email marketing services for ecommerce firms. To read the announcement, visit here.

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X.ai pulls in $9.2 mln Series A

New York City-based artificial intelligence firm x.ai has closed $9.2 million in Series A funding. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from IA Ventures, Softbank Capital and Pritzker Group Venture Capital.

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Kinsa raises $9.6 mln from Kleiner, FirstMark, others

Kinsa said it raised $9.6 million in a Series A deal led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and joined by FirstMark Capital, Andy Palmer and others. KPCB partner Beth Seidenberg will join the board.Kinsa makes an FDA-cleared thermometer that connects to a smartphone and said the money would enable it to expand production, recruit staff, take on marketing efforts and expand the product line.

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San Francisco start-up Helium bags about $16 mln Series A

San Francisco-based Helium, an internet of things platform for smart machines, has raised about $16 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included FirstMark Capital, Digital Garage, Marc Benioff and SV Angel. Also, Helium has hired Rob Chandhok as president and chief operating officer. Previously, Chandhok worked at Qualcomm. To read the post, visit here.

 

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Investing platform Insikt fetches $16 mln

Investing platform Insikt has raised $16 million in Series B funding, it was announced on the company’s site. Revolution Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Firstmark Capital, Serengeti Asset Management, Peterson Ventures, Jefferies and Atalaya Capital Management. To read the post, visit here.

 

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Bloomberg Beta and FirstMark Capital back Bonusly

Bonusly has raised $1 million in seed financing from Bloomberg Beta and FirstMark Capital. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring and to build out its platform. Based in New York, Bonusly is a platform that helps companies reward and motivate employees using peer bonuses.

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Body Labs fetches $2.2 mln in FirstMark-led round

Body Labs has closed $2.2 million in seed funding. FirstMark Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included New York Angels. Based in New York City, Body Labs is an advanced 3D body modeling platform.

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HowGood scores $2 mln

New York City-based in-store food rating system HowGood has raised $2 million in funding. The investors included FirstMark Capital, Highline Ventures and Serious Change.

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Symphony raises $21.5 mln Series B

Symphony Commerce closed a $21.5 million Series B round of funding led by CRV, with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and FirstMark Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco, Symphony Commerce delivers commerce as a service to fast-growing brands.

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Tiger Global leads Series B round for InVision

InVision said Wednesday that it has received $21 million in Series B funding. Tiger Global Management led the round with participation from other investors that included FirstMark Capital. Based in New York, InVision is a product design workflow platform.

VC-backed virtual scrapbook site Pinterest buys Icebergs

Virtual scrapbook site Pinterest has acquired Icebergs, a visual organization startup, the latter announced on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Icebergs, which is headquartered in Barcelona, will be joining the Pinterest team in San Francisco and discontinuing its service on September 1. Pinterest’s backers include SV Angel, Bessemer Venture Partners, Fidelity, Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital and Valiant Capital Partners. To read the post, visit here.

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