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3D printing service Shapeways snaps up $30 mln

New York City-based Shapeways, a 3D printing service and marketplace, has raised $30 million in funding. INKEF Capital led the round with participation from Hewlett Packard Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures and Lux Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Robert Jan Galema of INKEF Capital has been named to the Shapeways board.

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Onefinestay scores $40 mln Series D

Luxury home hospitality business onefinestay has closed $40 million in Series D funding. The investors included Intel Capital, Quadrant Capital Advisors, Index Ventures and Canaan Partners. Also, the company has made a number of appointments, among them are Tom Singer as chief financial officer, Nick Ruotolo as chief commercial officer and Petros Demetriades as chief technology officer.

Sutter Hill Ventures leads Series B round for Curbside

Palo Alto, California-based local shopping app Curbside has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Sutter Hill Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Index Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures.

Open source company Minio fetches $3.3 mln seed

Newly launched open source company Minio has raised $3.3 million in seed funding. General Catalyst and Nexus Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included AME Cloud Ventures and Index Ventures.

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Path sells to Daum Kakao

San Francisco-based Path Inc, which was rumored to be an acquisition target of Apple last fall, has been scooped up by the South Korean Internet corporation Daum Kakao. Path founder CEO Dave Morin, a former Apple employee, blogged about the sale late Thursday.

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Dropbox employee Fushman joins Index

Index Ventures has named Ilya Fushman a general partner. Fushman, who was head of product, business and mobile at the file storage company, was one of the first 75 employees at Dropbox, which is a portfolio company of Index. He had been with Dropbox since 2011.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, the Federal Reserve says a June interest rate hike is unlikely, New York’s top financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky is stepping down and according to a new study, 40% of the unemployed have stopped looking for a job.

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VC-backed Zuora buys Frontleaf

Zuora has acquired Frontleaf, a customer usage analytics provider. No financial terms were disclosed. Zuora’s backers include Wellington Management Company, BlackRock, Premji, Passport Capital, Benchmark Capital, Greylock Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Index Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Vulcan Capital and Next World Capital.

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Robinhood scores $50 mln in NEA-led round

Retail brokerage platform Robinhood has raised $50 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Social Leverage and Vaizra Investments. In addition to the funding, Kittu Kolluri of NEA has been added to Robinhood’s board of directors.

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Secret CEO Byttow confirms shutdown

Secret Inc. CEO David Byttow said in a post that the app would be shutting down. Secret, of San Francisco, has reportedly raised $35 million in funding, including $25 million in July. “Unfortunately, Secret does not represent the vision I had when starting the company, so I believe it’s the right decision for myself, our investors and our team,” Byttow wrote on Medium. Secret let users exchange messages anonymously; investors included Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersIndex Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and Fuel Capital. Byttow said the company “still has a significant amount of invested capital” and that he believes the “right thing to do is return the money.”

VC-backed Interana appoints VP of engineering

Menlo Park, California-based Interana, a provider of self-service analytics for event data, has named Rich Sanzi as vice president of engineering. Previously, Sanzi worked at NetApp, where he served as vice president of engineering. Interana is backed by Battery Ventures, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Index Ventures, SV Angel and Y Combinator.

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Index Ventures leads $30 mln funding in Skyport Systems

Index Ventures has led a $30 million Series B funding round in Skyport Systems Inc, a cyber security company. Other participants in the funding include Intel Capital and existing investor Sutter Hill Ventures. Skyport has raised a total of $37 million to date.

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Adallom snaps up $30 mln

Palo Alto, California-based Adallom, a cloud access security broker, has secured $30 million in funding. The investors included Hewlett Packard Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Rembrandt’s Gerald Casilli has been added to Adallom’s board.

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Niara grabs $20 million in Venrock-led round

Sunnyvale, California-based Niara, a stealth security startup, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Venrock led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates and Index Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Doug Dooley of Venrock has been appointed to Niara’s board of directors.

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