Profusa snags $13.2 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

South San Francisco-based Profusa, a developer of sensors for chronic disease management and healthy living, has raised $13.2 million in Series B funding. The lead investor was 3E Bioventures. Asset Management Ventures and Qihoo 360 are among the other investors that participated in the round. In addition to the funding, Profusa has appointed Joan Braddi, vice president of global product partnerships at Google Inc and Dr. Karen Liu, managing partner of 3E Bioventures, to its board.


Financial education platform Apptuto grabs $500K

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Apptuto, a financial education platform, has secured $500,000 in funding. 500 Startups led the round with participation from other investors that included Michael Staton, a partner at Learn Capital, and executives from Google, HSBC, Macquarie Bank, Delta Partners Group.


Doctoroff, Google launch Sidewalk Labs

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

Dan Doctoroff and Google are forming Sidewalk Labs. The New York-based startup aims to improve city life for residents, businesses and governments by developing and incubating civic technologies. Financial terms weren’t announced. Doctoroff is the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York.