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Fantasy sports platform AlphaDraft picks up $5 mln

Los Angeles-based daily fantasy sports platform AlphaDraft has raised $5 million in funding. Metamorphic Ventures led the round with participation from WME, Upfront Ventures, IDG Ventures, Amplify.LA, KEC Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Gokul Rajaram, SK Ventures, Basset Investment Group, Greycroft Partners, Melo7 Tech Partners and former NBA Commissioner David Stern.

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Greycroft leads Series A round for Blitsy

Arts and crafts ecommerce company Blitsy has secured $3.6 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Data Point Capital, Chicago Ventures, FireStarter Fund and Lakewest Venture Partners.

App Annie buys VC-backed Mobidia

According to a blog post on its site, App Annie has acquired Canadian mobile measurement company Mobidia. No financial terms were disclosed. App Annie’s backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Greycroft Partners and IDG Capital Partners while Mobidia’s backers include BDC Venture Capital, British Columbia Discovery Fund and B.C. Advantage Funds. To read the announcement, visit here.

Icertis attracts $6 mln

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management software in the Microsoft Cloud, has secured $6 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners and Fidelity Growth Partners India led the round.

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Flashpoint nets $5 mln

Flashpoint, an intelligence provider from the “deep and dark web,” has raised $5 million in Series A funding. TechOperators LLC led the round with participation from Bloomberg Beta, Cisco Investments, Greycroft Partners and K2 Intelligence. In conjunction with the funding, Glenn McGonnigle, a general partner at TechOperators, has been added to Flashpoint’s board of directors.

BetterCloud grabs $25 mln

New York City-based BetterCloud, a provider of critical insights, automated management and intelligent data security for cloud office platforms, has raised $25 million in funding. Accel led the round with participation from all previous backers that included Flybridge Capital Partners, Greycroft Partners through its new Greycroft Growth Fund, Tribeca Venture Partners, New Amsterdam Growth Capital and Millennium Technology Value Partners.

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Cotapaxi snags $6.5 mln Series A

Utah-based Cotopaxi, a consumer outdoor gear and apparel company, has received $6.5 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates, Forerunner Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures.

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Livefyre announces $47 mln in funding as Adobe and Salesforce Ventures join investors

Livefyre, an enterprise software provider that helps companies engage with customers online, announced it has raised $47 million in funding from new investors Adobe and Salesforce Ventures, as well as existing backers Cue Ball, Greycroft Partners, Hillsven Capital and U.S. Venture Partners. The funding includes a recently closed $32 million Series D round and a previously unannounced $15 million Series C2 round. The San Francisco-based company has now raised $67.3 million in total funding.

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GGV Capital, DST lead $25 mln Series B funding in Boxed

GGV Capital and Digital Sky Technologies have led a $25 million Series B funding round in Boxed, a mobile app for wholesale club shopping. Other investors in the funding round include Founders Fund, AME Cloud Ventures, Vaizra Investments and early investors First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners and Signia Venture Partners. Jeff Richards, managing partner at GGV Capital, will join Boxed’s board.

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App Annie raises $55 mln from IVP, Sequoia, Greycroft, IDG

App Annie said it raised an oversubscribed Series D round of $55 million led by Institutional Venture Partners and joined by existing investors Sequoia Capital, Greycroft Partners and IDG Capital Partners. The app analytics company also launched Usage Intelligence, a mobile focused product generating usage data, such as active users, time spent and retention. The company, which tripled its revenue in 2014, has now raised $94 million. IVP General Partner Eric Liaw will join the board.

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Playdots pulls in $10 mln Series A

Mobile games creator Playdots has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Tencent and Greycroft Partners led the round with participation from other investors such as Northzone and Crunchfund.

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Whipclip raises $20 mln from IVP, Greycroft, Raine, others

Whipclip has raised $20 million from investors including Institutional Venture Partners, Greycroft Partners, Raine Ventures, William Morris Endeavor, Ziffren Brittenhanm and individuals Peter Guber, Steve Bornstein, Gordon Crawford, Thom Weisel, Scooter Braun and Ron Zuckerman, according to a source close to the deal.

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