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Apprenda snags $24 mln

Apprenda, a Platform as a Service solutions provider, has raised $24 million in funding. Safeguard Scientifics led the round with participation from New Enterprise Associates and Ignition Partners.

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Toba Capital leads Series A round for Transifex

Localization automation platform Transifex has raised $4 million in Series A funding. Toba Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates and Arafura Ventures.

HackerOne attracts $25 mln

San Francisco-based cyber security firm HackerOne has secured $25 million in Series B funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from previous backer Benchmark. In conjunction with the funding, Jon Sakoda, a general partner at NEA, has been added to HackerOne’s board of directors.

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Enigma attracts $28.2 mln Series B

Data discovery and analytics provider Engima has received $28.2 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, New York City Investment Fund, American Express Ventures, Comcast Ventures and The New York Times Company.

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IVP, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adam Levine and others back sleep startup Casper

New York City-based mattress maker Casper has raised $55 million in Series B funding. Institutional Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Adam Levine, Scooter Braun, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Lerer Hippeau Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Dennis Phelps of IVP has been named a board observer.

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NEA, Revolution Ventures lead $7.7 mln funding in Framebridge

New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Ventures have led a $7.7 million Series A funding round in Framebridge, an online and mobile custom framing business. Timothy O’Shaughnessy, president of Graham Holdings and former CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial, also participated in the funding. Framebridge has raised more than $11 million to date.

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NEA leads $10 mln round for Philo

Philo said Monday that it raised $10 million in its Series B financing led by New Enterprise Associates. Investors including CBC New Media Group of Raleigh, NC; Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO); Rho Ventures; XFUND; and CEO Andrew McCollum also participated. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Philo aims to bring live TV and DVR to college students on the devices they own.

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NEA pitches in for Derek Jeter’s company The Players’ Tribune

New Enterprise Associates has led a $9.5 million Series B funding round for The Players’ Tribune, a New York-based media company founded by Derek Jeter and which posts content from athletes. Jeter launched the site last October. Joining NEA in the Series B round are existing investors, including Thomas Tull of Legendary Entertainment. As part of the funding, Jon Sakoda, general partner of NEA, has joined the board.

XTuit racks up $22 mln in NEA-led round

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company XTuit Pharmaceuticals Inc has secured $22 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Polaris Partners, CTI Life Sciences, Arcus Ventures and Omega Funds. In addition to the funding, David Mott, a general partner at New Enterprise Associates, has been appointed to XTuit’s board.

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Shipping app Fetchr grabs $11 mln

Shipping app Fetchr has secured $11 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round. Fetchr’s other backers include Triple Point Capital, Endeavor Catalyst, Winklevoss Capital and Delta Partners.

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TabbedOut snaps up $21.5 mln Series C

TabbedOut, a mobile payment app for bars and restaurants, has raised $21.5 million in Series C funding. Wellington Management Company led the round with participation from return backers New Enterprise Associates and Morgan Creek Capital Management.

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Nomination app Blend raises Series A round led by NEA

San Francisco-based Blend announced it has raised $6.3 Million in a Series A round led by New Enterprise Associates. Metamorphic Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, Great Oaks Capital, the Al Nowais family from Dubai’s Waha Capital and previous investors CAA Ventures, Foundation Capital, Galvanize Ventures, BaseVC, among others, also participated in the round. As part of the funding, Sheel Tyle, a principal with NEA, has joined the board. Blend previously raised $2.7 million in seed funding.

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GumGum rakes in $26 mln Series C

Advertising platform GumGum has raised $26 million in Series C funding. Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included New Enterprise Associates, Upfront Ventures and First Round Capital.

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NEA to provide $5 mln to Speedinvest’s second fund

New Enterprise Associates is planing on making a $5 million investment in Speedinvest’s newly launched second fund. NEA is anticipating that it will provide $50 million in follow-on funding for Speedinvest’s portfolio companies. Speedinvest’s second fund will focus on backing European startups.

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MuleSoft racks up $128 mln

MuleSoft, a platform provider that helps businesses with connectivity, has secured $128 million in funding. Salesforce Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included ServiceNow, Cisco Investments, Adage Capital Management, Brookside Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Bay Partners and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Goldman, Sachs & Co was the placement agent for the transaction.

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