Curalate scores $27.5 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Curalate, a visual commerce solution provider, has raised $27.5 million in Series C funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from return backers First Round Capital and MentorTech Ventures.

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Enso Ventures backs Galera Therapeutics

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Galera Therapeutics, a developer of new treatments for cancer patients, has secured $5 million in funding from Enso Ventures. This capital infusion brings Galera’s Series B funding total to $42 million. Galera’s other investors are New Enterprise Associates, Novartis Venture Fund, Novo Ventures, Correlation Ventures and Galera Angels.

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VC-backed StreamSets hires SVP of sales

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets, a provider of data ingest technology, has named Tom Aliotti as its senior vice president of sales. Previously, Aliotti worked at Cask where he held sales leadership roles. StreamSets’ backers include Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

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BloomReach grabs $56 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Mountain View, California-based BloomReach, a cloud personalization platform provider, has raised $56 million in Series D funding. The investors included Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and Salesforce Ventures. In addition to the funding, the company has named Marcus Ryu, CEO and co-founder of Guidewire Software, to its board of directors.

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VC-backed Surface Oncology appoints chief scientific officer

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Surface Oncology Inc, a developer of next-generation cancer immunotherapies, has named Dr. Vito J. Palombella as chief scientific officer. Previously, Palombella worked at Infinity Pharmaceuticals where he served as executive vice president and chief scientific officer. Surface’s backers include Atlas Venture, Lilly Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.

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Tarveda Therapeutics scores $38 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Tarveda Therapeutics (formerly known as Blend Therapeutics) has raised $38 million in Series C funding. Novo A/S and return backer New Enterprise Associates led the round. The other investors included Flagship Ventures, NanoDimension and Eminent Venture Capital. In conjunction with the financing, Nilesh Kumar of Novo Ventures (US) Inc. and Dr. Frank Torti of NEA have been added to Tarveda’s board of directors while Drew Fromkin has been appointed interim board chairman.Watertown, Massachusetts-based Tarveda is a biopharmaceutical company focused on treating patients with solid tumor cancers.

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VC-backed Euclid Analytics hires sales and business development SVP

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

Euclid Analytics, which provides customer location analytics, has named Brennan O’Donnell as senior vice president of sales and business development. Previously, O’Donnell worked at SurveyMonkey where he was the vice president of sales and customer success. Euclid is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Cox Enterprises and Groupe Arnault.

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Founders Fund leads Series B funding of Branch Metrics

By Alastair Goldfisher — 1 week ago

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Branch Metrics, which develops “deep linking” technology to allow mobile users to discover and share apps and app content, announced it has raised $35 million in a Series B funding round led by new investor Founders Fund. Existing investors participating in the round include New Enterprise Associates, Pejman Mar Ventures, Cowboy Ventures and individuals Zach Coelius and Ben Narasin (now a partner at Canvas Ventures). New investor Madrona Venture Group also took part in the round, which brings the company’s total funding to $53 million. As part of the round, Scott Nolan, a partner at Founders Fund, has joined the board.

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Euclid Analytics rallies $20 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Euclid Analytics, a provider of customer location analytics, has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Cox Enterprises led the round with participation from other investors that included Groupe Arnault, Gold Sky Capital, Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Harrison Metal.

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VeloCloud fetches $27 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Mountain View, California-based VeloCloud Networks Inc, a cloud-delivered SD-WAN company, has raised $27 million in Series C funding. March Capital Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Cisco Investments, New Enterprise Associates and Venrock.

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Millendo Therapeutics snags $62 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Millendo Therapeutics (formerly known as Atterocor Inc), a biopharmaceutical company focused on treating orphan and specialty endocrine diseases, has raised $62 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates Inc led the round. Other investors included Roche Venture Fund, Adams Street Partners, Altitude Life Science Ventures, Longwood Fund, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Osage University Partners and 5AM Ventures.

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PsiKick raises $16.5 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

PsiKick said Wednesday that it raised $16.5 million in Series B financing led by Osage University Partners. Also participating were existing investors New Enterprise Associates, the University of Michigan Investment in New Technologies Fund (MINTS), as well as individual angels. PsiKick, of Santa Clara, California, is developing wireless, self-powering Internet of Things systems.

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NetApp to acquire VC-backed SolidFire for $870 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

NetApp Inc has agreed to buy Boulder, Colorado-based SolidFire, provider of all-flash storage systems, for $870 million in cash. Solidfire’s backers included Greenspring Associates, New Enterprise Associates, Novak Biddle, Samsung Ventures and Valhalla Partners.

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Sundar snaps up $1.3 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Sundar, a global sourcing platform for sourcing materials for the apparel industry, has secured $1.3 million in seed funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from other investors that included Techstars Ventures and Correlation Ventures.

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