Cedexis scores $22 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Portland, Oregon-based Cedexis, a provider of internet measurement and optimization, has raised $22 million in Series B funding. Ginko Ventures led the round with participation from Foxconn, Nokia Growth Partners, Citrix Systems Ventures, Advanced Technology Ventures and Madrona Ventures.

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Ginko leads funding of Cedexis

By Alastair Goldfisher — 3 weeks ago

Cedexis, a provider of Internet measurement and optimization software, announced it has raised $22 million in Series B funding. Ginko Ventures led the round, with participation from Foxconn, Nokia Growth Partners, Citrix Systems Ventures and previous investors Advanced Technology Ventures and Madrona Ventures. The company has now raised round $33 million in total funding.

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WorkFusion rakes in $14 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

New York City-based WorkFusion, a smart process automation solution provider, has secured $14 million in Series C funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Greycroft Partners, iNovia Capital and RTP Ventures. In addition to the funding, Paul Asel, a managing partner at NGP, has been added to WorkFusion’s board of directors.

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Sensoro picks up $10 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Nokia Growth Partners has led a $10 million funding round for Sensoro. Other investors were New World Development Company Limited and Mandra Capital. Based in Seattle and China, Sensoro is a developer of a mobile internet data network.

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Forrest, Biniak join Nokia Growth Partners

By Luisa Beltran — 3 months ago

Nokia Growth Partners said Monday that it named Todd Forrest as Operating Partner and Bryan Biniak as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Previously, Forrest was Partner and CFO of JH Partners, while Biniak joins from Microsoft where he most recently served as general manager of the worldwide developer ecosystem and application marketplace for its smartphones and feature phones.

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VC-backed InVisage names Oscar-winning cinematographer to advisory board

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Menlo Park, Calif.-based camera platform InVisage Technologies has appointed cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki to its advisory board. Lubezki has won two Oscars in cinematography for his work on the films “Gravity” and “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” InVisage is backed by GGV Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, RockPort Capital, InterWest Partners, Intel Capital, Oceanwide and OnPoint Technologies.

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Language learning app Babbel rakes in $22 mln in SEP-led round

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Language learning app Babbel has closed $22 million in funding. Scottish Equity Partners led the round with participation from return backers Reed Elsevier Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners and VC Fonds Technology Berlin managed by IBB Bet. In conjunction with the funding, Stuart Paterson, a partner at SEP, has been added to Babbel’s board of directors.

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Indix snags $15 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Product intelligence solutions provider Indix has secured $15 million in funding. The investors were Nokia Growth Partners, Nexus Venture Partners and Avalon Ventures.

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RetailNext snags $125 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

San Jose, California-based RetailNext Inc, a provider of in-store retail analytics, has raised $125 million in funding. Activant Capital Group led the round with participation from other investors that included August Capital, StarVest Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Commerce Ventures, American Express, Pereg Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Siguler Guff & Company. In addition to the funding, Activant’s Steve Sarracino, has been added to RetailNext’s board of directors.

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Mapping platform Citymaps picks up $6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

New York City-based mapping platform Citymaps has received $6 million in funding. The investors included Nokia Growth Partners, Coatue Management and Acadia Woods LLC. Also, Citymaps has appointed Paul Asel, managing partner at Nokia Growth Partners, to its board of directors.

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Whistle snaps up $15 mln, also acquires Tagg

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based Whistle, a provider of pet tech products and services, has secured $15 million in Series B funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Qualcomm, Melo7 Tech Partners LLC and Queensbridge Venture Partners. In addition to the funding, Paul Asel, a managing partner at NGP, has been added to Whistle’s board of directors. And, Whistle has acquired pet tracker GPS system Tagg from Qualcomm. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Local transit app Moovit attracts $50 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

San Francisco-based local transit app Moovit has raised $50 million in Series C funding. The investors were Nokia Growth Partners, BMW i Ventures, Keolis, Bernard Arnault Group, Vaizra Investments, BRM Group, Gemini Partners and Sequoia Capital.

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InVisage Technologies snaps up $32.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Menlo Park, Calif.-based camera platform InVisage Technologies has received $32.5 million in funding. The investors in this round included China Oceanwide USA Holdings, GGV Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, InterWest Partners, Intel Capital and RockPort Capital.

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Digital Lumens picks up $23 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Intelligent LED lighting company Digital Lumens has closed $23 million in funding. The investors were Nokia Growth Partners, Aster Capital, Goldman Sachs, Flybridge Capital Partners, Black Coral Capital and Stata Ventures. According to the firm, the capital will be used for product development as well as to scale operations and increase sales and marketing efforts.

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