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Nokia Growth invests in Peloton Technology

Nokia Growth Partners has made an investment in Peloton Technology. Financial terms weren’t announced. Mountain View, California-based Peloton develops vehicle systems for trucking fleets.

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

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.

Indix snags $15 mln

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

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

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.

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