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San Francisco savings start-up Digit nabs $2.5 mln

Digit has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, the firm announced in a blog post on its site. Baseline Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Freestyle Capital, Upside Partnership, Google Ventures, Operative Capital, Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian. Also, Digit has named Dan Manges, Randy Reddig, Sharda Caro-del-Castillo and Tom Brown as advisors. Based in San Francisco, Digit is a service that automates people’s savings. To read more about the funding, visit here.

 

VC-backed DocuSign adds HP’s Hinshaw to board

San Francisco-based electronic signature company DocuSign has appointed John Hinshaw to its board of directors. Hinshaw is the executive vice president of technology and operations at HP. DocuSign’s backers include Samsung Ventures, BBVA Ventures, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Ignition Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sapphire Ventures and Scale Venture Partners.

Framed Data attracts $2 mln seed

San Francisco-based data start-up Framed Data has received $2 million in seed funding, the company said in a blog post on its site. The investors included Google Ventures, Innovation Works, Jotter and NYU Innovation Fund. To read the announcement, visit here.

 

VC-backed ThreatStream expands team with two hires

Redwood City, Calif.-based ThreatStream, a cyber security threat intelligence platform provider, has hired Rick Wescott as vice president of worldwide sales and W. Todd Helfrich as director of federal sales. Previously, Wescott worked at ArcSight where he served as vice president and general manager of public sector sales while Helfrich was at HP. ThreatStream’s backers include General Catalyst Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Google Ventures and Paladin Capital Group.

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ThreatStream raises $22 mln

ThreatStream said Thursday it raised $22 million in series B funding led by General Catalyst Partners. New investors Institutional Venture Partners and previous investors Google Ventures and Paladin Capital Group also participated. Redwood City, Calif.-based ThreatStream offers a SaaS-based cyber security threat intelligence platform.

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VIDA launches with $1.3 mln in seed funding

VIDA, an e-commerce platform, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding from investors including Google Ventures, The Valley Fund, Universal Music Group, Beehive Holdings, Slow Ventures and Jesse Draper. VIDA, which has just launched, offers a selection of scarves and tops with unique designs using direct-to-fabric digital printing. VIDA also offers literacy programs for its factory workers.

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VIDA rakes in $1.3 mln seed

San Francisco-based fashion e-commerce platform VIDA has closed $1.3 million in seed funding. The investors included Google Ventures, The Valley Fund and Universal Music Group. According to the firm, the capital will be used for product development and personnel hiring.

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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.

 

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Parking valet app Luxe drives away with $5.5 mln

San Francisco-based parking valet app Luxe has received $5.5 million in seed funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. The investors were Redpoint Ventures, Google Ventures, Sherpa Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, Foundation Capital, BoxGroup, Slow Ventures, Data Collective, Eniac Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures. To read more about the funding, visit here.

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Time Warner Investments leads Series C round for YieldMo

YieldMo has received $10 million in Series C funding. Time Warner Investments led the round with participation from previous backers that included Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Genacast, Rhodium and Dace Ventures. Based in New York City, YieldMo is an mobile advertising solution that optimizes revenue for publishers.

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Eventboard scores $1.5 mln seed

Eventboard has secured $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Google Ventures and Zetta Venture Partners. Based in Salt Lake City, Eventboard is a meeting room management and facilities analytics platform.

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