Samanage nets $16 mln Series B

Samanage, an enterprise service desk software provider, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. Marker LLC and Vintage Investment Partners led the round with participation from return backers Carmel Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.


Ahalogy nets $8 mln

Cincinnati-based Pinterest marketing platform Ahalogy has raised $8 million in funding. The investors included JobsOhio, Silicon Valley Bank, Origin Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, CincyTech, North Coast Angel Fund, Vine Street Ventures and Drummond Road Capital.

Miller joins SVB Financial’s board

Mary John Miller, the former Under Secretary for Domestic Finance for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, was named to SVB Financial Group’s board of directors. SVB is the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, which focuses on lending to technology startups.


VC-backed ClassPass buys Fitmob

ClassPass has acquired San Francisco-based Fitmob, a developer of an app that connects users with workouts in their area. No financial terms were disclosed. ClassPass is backed by investors that include General Catalyst and Thrive Capital while Fitmob’s backers included Mayfield Fund and Silicon Valley Bank.


Amplience pulls in $10.5 mln Series B

Amplience, a provider of online shopping solutions, has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding. Octopus Investments led the round with participation from other investors that included Northstar Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.


Mavenlink grabs $19 mln

Carrick Capital Partners and Silicon Valley Bank have led a $19 million funding round for Mavenlink. Based in Irvine, California, Mavenlink is a provider of integrated business management solutions.


Main Street Hub picks up $20 mln from SVB

Main Street Hub, a marketing automation and CRM platform for local businesses, has secured $20 million in funding from Silicon Valley Bank, said a source at the company. In January 2014, Main Street Hub raised $14 million in Series B funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round.


Plaza Ventures leads $5 mln round for Q4 Web Systems

Q4 Web Systems said Tuesday it raised $5 million in funding led by Plaza Ventures. The round was supported by Atlas Venture and received financing from Silicon Valley Bank. Toronto, Ontario-based Q4 Web Systems provides SaaS-based investor relations solutions for public companies.


Jobs of the week: Carlyle, CIG, SVB and Perella Weinberg are hiring

This week’s job opportunities include private equity director spots at Consolidated Investment Group and Silicon Valley Bank, a vice president at Jaguar Growth Partners and an associate VP at Carlyle. Also up for grabs is a private capital advisory associate position at Perella Weinberg Partners.


Bill.com nabs $50 mln

Business payment network Bill.com has secured $50 million in funding. The investors were Silicon Valley Bank, DCM Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, August Capital, Napier Park Global Capital, American Express Ventures and Commerce Ventures.


E-commerce site Jet raises $140 mln

Stealth e-commerce startup Jet announced it has raise $140 million in new funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. Also participating in the round are Accel Partners, Coatue Management, General Catalyst Partners, Goldman Sachs, Google Ventures, MentorTech Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Norwest Venture Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, Temasek, Thrive Capital and others.


Skimlinks racks up $16 mln Series C

Skimlinks, a content monetization platform for digital publishers, has received $16 million in Series C funding. Frog Capital led the round with participation from return backers Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Greycroft, Sussex Place Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.


BlueVine snags $18.5 mln

BlueVine, which provides working capital financing to small businesses, has received $18.5 million in funding. 83North (formerly Greylock IL) and Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from other investors that included Silicon Valley Bank and Correlation Ventures. Also, BlueVine has named Ido Lustig as vice president of risk management. The company has also added Stewart Wilkinson to its board of directors while Raymond Stern and Taher Behbehani will join BlueVine’s advisory board.


Union Square Ventures leads $20 mln growth investment in Work Market

Union Square Ventures has led a $20 million growth investment in Work Market, which provides software-as-a-service for companies to help manage and pay freelance and independent contractors from a single platform. Other investors in the funding include Spark Capital, SoftBank Capital, Industry Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.


ThermiAesthetics fetches $9 mln

ThermiAesthetics will receive $9 million in debt financing from Cypress Growth Capital and Silicon Valley Bank. According to terms of the transaction, Cypress will provide $4 million in royalty-based growth funding to ThermiAesthetics while SVB will provide up to $5 million in a senior secured loan. Based in Southlake, Texas ThermiAesthetics is an aesthetic tech firm.

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