AdsNative picks up $8.5 mln Series A

AdsNative, a modern ad stack for publishers, has secured $8.5 million in Series A funding. The investors were Rakuten Ventures, Interwest Partners and Onset Ventures.


Adara reels in $23 mln Series C

Mountain View, California-based Adara, a travel data provider, has raised $23 million in Series C funding. World Innovation Lab led the round with participation from return backers August Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, ONSET Ventures and QuestMark Partners.


Nok Nok Labs rakes in $8 mln

Palo Alto, California-based Nok Nok Labs, an online authentication solutions provider, has closed $8 million in Series C funding. The investors included DaouKiwoom Group, DOCOMO Capital, Thundersoft, DCM Ventures, Lenovo Group, ONSET Ventures and Raven Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ik-Rae Kim, founder and executive chairman of the DaouKiwoom Group, has been added to Nok Nok Labs’ board of directors.


Talena snaps up $12 mln

Silicon Valley-based Talena, a provider of big data availability management solutions, has raised $12 million in funding. The companies backers include Canaan Partners, Intel Capital, ONSET Ventures and Wipro Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Deepak Kamra, a general partner at Canaan and Shomit Ghose, a partner at ONSET, have been added to Talena’s board of directors.


Adaptive Insights raises $75 mln in late-stage round

Palo Alto, Calif.-base Adaptive Insights announced it has raised $75 million in a Series G round of funding from new investor JMI Equity, along with existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, ONSET Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cardinal Venture Capital, Monitor Ventures and Information Venture Partners. The company has now raised more than $176 million in total funding, including a $45 million round two years ago.


Vidder scores $12 mln Series B

Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity company Vidder Inc has raised $12 million in Series B funding. LDV Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Presidio Ventures, ONSET Ventures and Voyager Capital. In addition to the funding, Winston Fu, a general partner at LDVP, has been appointed to Vidder’s board of directors.

Apama Medical scores $11 mln Series B

Medical device firm Apama Medical has received $11 million in a targeted $17.5 million Series B round. Ascension Ventures was the lead investor. Other investors that participated in the round included Medvance Incubator Partners, ONSET Ventures and Incept.

Nok Nok Labs snags $8.25 mln Series C

Nok Nok Labs has raised $8.25 million in Series C financing. The investors included DDS, Raven Ventures, DCM Ventures, Lenovo Group Limited and ONSET Ventures. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Nok Nok Labs is a provider of online authentication solutions.

VC-backed Adaptive Insights hires new senior advisor

Adaptive Insights has tapped Ron Codd, former CFO of PeopleSoft, as a new investor and senior advisor. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Adaptive Insights is a provider of cloud-based business and financial analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. Adaptive Insights is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Royal Bank of Canada, ONSET Ventures, Monitor Ventures and Cardinal Venture Capital.


InterWest Partners leads funding round for AdsNative

AdsNative has received funding in a round led by InterWest Partners. No financial terms were disclosed, although other outlets report the sum to be $2 million. Other investors that participated in the round were ONSET Ventures, Foundry Group Angel and KBS+ Ventures. Based in San Francisco, AdsNative is a native ads platform that helps publishers monetize their sites.

Gridstore closes $11 million Series B

Gridstore has closed its Series B funding round. The company raised $11 million in an oversubscribed round led by new investor, Acero Capital, and included participation from all of its current investors GGV Capital, Investec Ventures Ireland Limited, ONSET Ventures and some of the original angel investors.

BAROnova Closes Series C

trong>BAROnova has closed its Series C financing of $27.3 million, led by investments from Sante Ventures and Boston Scientific Corporation, an innovator of medical devices and technologies. Investors included Series B investors ONSET Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Arboretum Ventures, along with new investor Lumira Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Security Startup Nok Nok Labs Already Knocked on VCs’ Doors

Nok Nok Labs, which develops authentication technology for the cloud, came out of stealth today and launched its product and services. The venture-backed company was founded by CEO Phillip Dunkelberger, who previously launched encryption company PGP Corp. He founded Nok Nok in 2011 and raised a $15 million Series A round that same year from ONSET Ventures and DCM.

Gridstore Raises $12.5M From GGV, ONSET, Others

Gridstore said it raised $12.5 million in a Series A financing led by GGV Capital and ONSET Ventures. The financing was joined by all existing investors and brings the company’s total venture funding to $15 million. Gridstore will expand its sales efforts and accelerate product delivery.

Teleflex Acquires Hotspur Technologies

Teleflex, a provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has acquired Hotspur Technologies. Hotspur Technologies, based in Mountain View, CA, is a developer of innovative, catheter-based technologies aimed at restoring blood flow for patients with obstructed vessels. Prior to the acquisition by Teleflex, Hotspur was privately held. Investors included ONSET Ventures, Finistere Ventures, […]

Adara Media Raises $12.4M From August, Onset, Morgenthaler, Baseline

Adara Media Inc. said it raised $12.4 million in funding led by August Capital and joined by existing investors ONSET Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures and Baseline Ventures. Adara Media said the money will help it improve its online marketing software and expand it into new verticals while investing in sales, marketing and operational resources. PRESS RELEASE […]

Uptake Medical Secures Funding

Uptake Medical has closed a Series C funding round. The round was led by Singapore-based Crescent Point Group, with existing investors, Maverick Capital, ONSET Ventures, GBS Venture Partners, WRF Capital, Arboretum Ventures and Affinity Capital, making additional investments. Uptake Medical is focused on the development and commercialization of innovative, non-surgical treatments for lung diseases. PRESS […]

CytoPherx Seals $34M

CytoPherx Inc., a developer of anti-inflammatory therapy for acute kidney injury, has raised $34 million in funding from Early Stage Partners, ONSET Ventures and Capital Midwest Fund. The money will be used to complete clinical trials and commercialize its therapy product. CytoPherx was founded in July 2007 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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