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Mapping platform Citymaps picks up $6 mln

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

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

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

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

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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NGP leads $30 mln round for RetailNext

RetailNext, a San Jose, Calif. provider of retail analytics, said Tuesday that it has raised $30 million in funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from Activant Capital Group, August Capital, StarVest Partners, Commerce Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Tyco and American Express.

Intel Capital leads Series C round for Vizury

Vizury has closed $16 million in Series C funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from Ascent Capital and return backers Nokia Growth Partners and Inventus Capital Partners. Based in Bangalore, India, Vizury is a provider of CRM solutions.

India e-commerce firm FashionAndYou bags $10 mln

FashionAndYou has closed $10 million in funding. The investors were Sequoia Capital, Smile Group, Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital and Nokia Growth Partners. Based in India, FashionAndYou is a flash e-commerce site.

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VC-backed Kaltura buys pay TV service startup Tvinci

Open source video platform Kaltura has acquired Tvinci. No financial terms were disclosed. Tvinci is a provider of pay OTT TV services. Kaltura’s backers include SAP Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Intel Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Commonfund Capital.

InVisage picks up $18 mln and expands team with new hires

InVisage Technologies has received $18 million in funding. Investors included GGV Capital, Nokia Growth Partners, RockPort Capital, InterWest Partners, Intel Capital and OnPoint Technologies. Also, InVisage has hired Ephraim Kwok as chief financial officer and Emanuele Mandelli as vice president of engineering. Based in Menlo Park, Calif., InVisage is a fabless semiconductor firm.

Chinese online food service Meican.com rakes in $10 mln Series B funds

Meican.com has closed $10 million in Series B funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from previous backer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In addition to the funding, David Tang, director, general manager and partner of NGP, will join Meican.com’s board of directors. Based in China, Meican.com is an online food ordering service.

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Nokia Growth Partners leads $10 mln round for Gigwalk

Gigwalk has secured $10 million in Series B funding. Nokia Growth Partners led the round with participation from new backer Randstad Holding nv and previous investors August Capital, Harrison Metal and SoftTech. In addition to the funding, Paul Asel of NGP has been added to Gigwalk’s board. Based in San Francisco, Gigwalk is a local visibility software platform for consumer brands.

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