Latch grabs $10.5 mln in Lux Capital-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

New York City-based Latch, a universal smart access system for businesses, consumers and hospitality users, has secured $10.5 million in Series A funding. Lux Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Primary Venture Partners, Corigin Venture Partners, Camber Creek, Expansion Ventures and PCH.

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Aira.IO grabs over $2.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Aira.IO, a visual interpreter for the blind, has raised over $2.5 million in Series A financing. Lux Capital and ARCH Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Felicis Ventures and Larry Bock.

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Authorea nabs $1.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Authorea, a science collaboration and publishing platform, has secured $1.5 million in funding. Lux Capital led the round with participation from the Knight Foundation, ff Venture Capital and New York Angels.

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Kymeta grabs $62 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Redmond, Washington-based Kymeta Corp, a smart antenna developer, has secured $62 million in Series D funding. The investors included return backers Bill Gates, Lux Capital, Kresge Foundation and Osage University Partners.

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Biotech startup Kallyope snags $44 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

New York City-based Kallyope Inc, a biotech company focused on “harnessing the potential of the gut-brain axis,” has launched with $44 million in Series A funding. The company’s investors include Lux Capital, Polaris Partners, The Column Group, Illumina Inc and Alexandria Venture Investments.

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Aira snags $790K

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Aira.IO, a visual interpreter for the blind, has raised $790,000 in seed financing. Lux Capital and ARCH Venture Partners led the round.

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Flex Logix grabs $7.4 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Flex Logix Technologies Inc, a provider of patented EFLX technology, has raised $7.4 million in financing. Eclipse Ventures, a former Formation 8 hardware fund, led the round with participation from other investors that included Lux Capital and the Tate Family Trust. In conjunction with the funding, Shirish Sathaye of Formation 8, has been appointed to Flex Logix’s board of directors.

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Auris Surgical Robotics snags $150 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Auris Surgical Robotics, a developer of robotics technology, has raised $150 million in funding, according to an SEC filing. Last year, Auris secured $34.4 million in Series A funding from Highland Capital Partners, Lux Capital, Mithril Capital Management and NaviMed Capital, reported Crunchbase.

 

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New Leaf Venture leads $25 mln funding in Kyruus

By Chris Witkowsky — 5 months ago

New Leaf Venture Partners led a $25 million funding round in Kyruus, an enterprise software company for hospitals. Other investors in the funding included Providence Health & Services, Leerink Capital Partners and McKesson Ventures. Existing investors Venrock, Highland Capital Partners, Lux Capital and Fidelity Biosciences also participated in the funding. Sam Brasch, venture partner at New Leaf, has joined Kyruus’ board.

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Kyruus nabs $25 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Boston-based Kyruus, an enterprise software solutions provider that helps hospitals optimize patient access and referral management, has secured $25 million in funding. New Leaf Venture Partners led the round with participation from Providence Health & Services, Leerink Capital Partners, McKesson Ventures, Venrock, Highland Capital Partners, Lux Capital and Fidelity Biosciences.

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Virtual reality startup AltspaceVR raises $10 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 7 months ago

AltspaceVR, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of a social platform for virtual reality, announced it has raised $10.3 million in funding from returning investors Tencent, Dolby Family Ventures, Raine Ventures, Lux Capital, Western Technology Investments, Maven Ventures, Promus Ventures, Streamlined Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures, along with new investor Comcast Ventures. The company last raised a $5.2 million seed round and said it has now raised $15.7 million in total funding.

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3D printing service Shapeways snaps up $30 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

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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VC-backed Kala taps Iwicki as executive chairman

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Waltham, Massachusetts-based Kala Pharmaceuticals, a developer of treatments for ocular diseases, has named Mark Iwicki as executive chairman and a member of its board of directors. Previously, Iwicki was the president and CEO of Civitas Therapeutics Inc. Kala’s backers include Crown Venture Fund, Lux Capital, Polaris Partners, Third Rock Ventures and Ysios Capital.

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Clarifai nets $10 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

New York City-based Clarifai, a provider of image recognition technology, has raised an overall total of $10 million in Series A funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital and Osage University Partners led the round with participation from Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Nvidia Ventures, Corazon Capital, LDV Capital and New York University.

 

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