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Service commerce platform Booker nets $35 mln Series C

New York City-based Booker, a service commerce platform, has secured $35 million in Series C funding. Medina Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included First Data, Jump Capital, Signal Peak, Bain Capital Ventures, Revolution Ventures and Grotech Ventures.

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Dizzion snaps up $3.9 mln Series A

Grotech Ventures and Access Venture Partners have led a $3.9 million Series A funding round for Dizzion. Other investors included Point B Capital, Correlation Ventures and Service Provider Capital. Based in Denver, Dizzion is a provider of cloud computing solutions for desktops.

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Optoro nets $50 mln Series C in KPCB-led round

Optoro has raised $50 million in Series C funding in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Other investors were Generation Investment ManagementRevolution Growth, Grotech Ventures and SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Daniel Oros, a partner at KPCB, has been added to its board. Based in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, Optoro is a provider of solutions that lets retailers and manufacturers increase revenue from returned and excess inventory.

DB Networks rings up $17 mln

DB Networks, a San Diego-based cyber security provider, has raised $17 million in financing. Grotech Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Khosla Ventures and Citi Ventures. Concurrent with the funding, Joe Zell, general partner at Grotech Ventures, has been added to DB Networks’ board of directors.

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Zonoff fetches $31.8 mln Series B

Malvern, Penn.-based home software platform Zonoff has closed $31.8 million in Series B funding. The investors in this round included previous backers Grotech Ventures and Valhalla Partners.

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TaskEasy attracts $7 mln Series A

Salt Lake City-based TaskEasy, a provider of on-demand home exterior services, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The investors were Grotech Ventures, Access Venture Partners and previous backer KickStart Seed Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Service Magic co-CEO and founder Michael Beaudoin has been appointed to TaskEasy’s board of directors.

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AnyPresence nabs $6 mln

Reston, Virginia-based cloud-based mobile platform provider AnyPresence said Tuesday that it has closed $6 million in funding. CNF Investments led the round with participation from Kinetic Ventures, Grotech Ventures and Citrix.

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RedPoint Global scores $5.2 mln

RedPoint Global, a data management and digital marketing solutions provider, has closed $5.2 million in funding. Grotech Ventures led the round with participation from Sagamore Ventures.

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Healthcare Interactive garners $8 mln Series A

Healthcare Interactive said Wednesday that it has closed $8 million in Series A funding. Grotech Ventures and Harbert Venture Partners led the round. Rick Kohr of VCA Securities provided financial advice to HCI on the transaction. Also, Chuck Cullen of Grotech Ventures and Brian Carney of Harbert Venture Partners are joining HCI’s board of directors. Based in Glenwood, Maryland, HCI is a healthcare data firm.

Paladin and Grotech back White Ops

White Ops, a provider of online fraud detection solutions, said Tuesday that it has closed $7 million in funding. The investors were Paladin Capital Group and Grotech Ventures. In addition to the funding, Philip Eliot of Paladin and Steve Frederick of Grotech will join the White Ops’ board of directors.

VC-backed Invincea hires new COO

Invincea said Monday that it has named Norm Laudermilch as its chief operating officer. Previously, Laudermilch worked at Verizon’s Terremark Federal Group where he served as COO. Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Invincea is a provider of cyber security solutions. Its backers include Aeris Capital, Dell Ventures, Grotech Ventures, Harbert Ventures and New Atlantic Ventures.

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Cloud Elements snags $3.1 mln Series A

Cloud Elements said Tuesday that it has closed $3.1 million in Series A funding. Grotech Ventures and Icon Venture Partners led the round with participation from Galvanize Ventures. Headquartered in Denver, Cloud Elements is a provider of cloud API integration and aggregation solutions.

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Morningstar agrees to acquire VC-backed HelloWallet for $52.5 mln

Investment research provider Morningstar has agreed to buy HelloWallet for $52.5 million. Because Morningstar already has a minority stake in HelloWallet valued at $13.5 million, it will pay $39 million for the acquisition when it closes in the coming days. HelloWallet is a web and mobile application for employees. Its backers included Grotech Ventures and AOL founder Steve Case.

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CommercialTribe grabs $3.2 mln Series A funds

Social sales learning platform CommercialTribe has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding. The investors were Grotech Ventures, Boulder Ventures, Access Venture Partners and Martha Tracey of Crawley Ventures.

VC-backed Intellinote hires two VPs

Intellinote said Wednesday that it has hired Mohan Kompella as vice president of product marketing and Ronen Vengosh as vice president of alliances and business development. Previously, Kompella worked at Softential where he served as vice president of strategy and technology while Vengosh was a vice president of marketing and business development at PureWave Networks. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Intellinote is a cloud workspace. It is backed by Grotech Ventures and Boulder Ventures.

Icon leads funding round for GutCheck

On-demand market research provider GutCheck has raised a $4 million round of financing led by Icon Venture Partners and including existing investors. Details of the financing weren’t disclosed, but the funding was an up round. The Denver-based company has now raised $10 million in total funding, including a $4 million Series B round last year from Grotech Ventures, Crawley Ventures, Highway 12 Ventures and Village Ventures. As part of the recent deal, Jeff Hinck, general partner of Icon, has joined the board.

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