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Zoom grabs $30 mln Series C

Cloud video conferencing company Zoom has closed $30 million in Series C funding. Emergence Capital led the round with participation from return backers that included Horizons Ventures, Jerry Yang and Qualcomm Ventures.

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Ravello picks up $28 mln

Ravello Systems Inc, a nested virtualization software firm, has received $28 million in funding. Qualcomm Ventures and SanDisk Ventures led the round with participation from­ Sequoia Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Vintage Investment Partners.

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Qualcomm Ventures and Novartis to launch joint investment firm

Qualcomm Ventures is planning on launching a joint investment firm with health care firm Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The new company will invest up to $100 million in early-stage firms that offer tech solutions, products or services that “go beyond the pill” to help doctors and patients.

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Welltok scores $37 mln Series D

Denver-based health optimization firm Welltok has closed its Series D funding round at $37 million. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Hearst Health Ventures, Catholic Health Initiatives, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Qualcomm Ventures.

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Cisco Investments boosts Ineda Systems Series B round to $19 mln

Cisco Investments has provided additional funding to Ineda Systems, which develops low-power technology for use in wearables. The additional funding brings Ineda’s total Series B funding to $19 million. Cisco joins existing investors Samsung Catalyst Fund, Qualcomm Ventures and Imagination Technologies, among others.

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Cavendish Kinetics picks up $7 mln

Cavendish Kinetics has received $7 million in funding. Tallwood Venture Capital and Wellington Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Qualcomm Ventures. In addition to the funding, the firm has added Gilles Delfassy to its board of directors. Cavendish Kinetics is a provider of high-performance RF MEMS tuning solutions for mobile and wearable devices.

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NEA leads $6 mln Series A funding in Placemeter

New Enterprise Associates has led a $6 million Series A funding round in Placemeter, a platform that translates video feed into structured data that can be analyzed in real time. Other investors in the funding included Qualcomm Ventures, Collaborative Fund and existing investors. Placemeter previously raised $1.7 million in seed funding from NEA, Triplepoint Capital and angel investors.

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GPS startup Swift Navigation bags $2.6 mln seed

Swift Navigation has secured $2.6 million in seed funding. First Round led the round with participation from Fall Line Capital, Felicis Ventures, Kal Vepuri, Lemnos Labs, Qualcomm Ventures and VegasTechFund. Based in San Francisco, Swift Navigation is a provider of GPS technology.

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Camera platform captures $17.8 mln Series B

Camera platform 360fly said Tuesday that it has raised $17.8 million in Series B financing. The investors included Qualcomm Ventures, Catterton, Voxx International and Steve Altman, former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Inc.

OpenSignal picks up $4 mln Series A

OpenSignal, a provider of information on wireless networks, has closed $4 million in Series A funding, the company announced on a blog post on its site. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring. To read the announcement, visit here.

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Qualcomm commits $150 mln to Chinese venture

Mobile technology giant Qualcomm Incorporated has announced a commitment to invest up to $150 million in Chinese startup companies across all stages. Qualcomm will invest in Chinese companies that further the development of mobile technologies in areas such as Internet, e-commerce, semi-conductor, education and health.

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Helion Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series A funding in Workspot

Helion Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series A funding in Workspot, which provides ways for mobile workforces to access business applications and data from any mobile device. Other investors in the funding round included Qualcomm Ventures and Translink Capital. Workspot had already raised $3.3 million in a seed round from Qualcomm Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Webb Investment Network and angel investors.

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San Diego startup Edico Genome snags $10 mln Series A

Edico Genome said Thursday that it has secured $10 million in Series A funding. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from investors that included Axon Ventures and Greg Lucier. In addition to the funding, Lucier has been added to the firm’s board of directors. Based in San Diego, Edico Genome is a provider of genomic solutions.

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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.

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DCM leads Series B round for Matterport

Matterport said Monday that it has closed $16 million in Series B financing. DCM Ventures led the round with participation from AME Cloud Ventures. Other investors include Lux Capital, Felicis Ventures, Greylock Partners, Navitas Capital, AMD Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Rothenberg Ventures. Based in Mountain View, Calif., Matterport develops cloud-based 3D models of interior spaces.

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