Thumbtack nails $125 mln in funding

San Francisco-based Thumbtack, which provides a marketplace service to help consumers hire local service professionals, announced it has raised $125 million in funding. The round was led by Baillie Gifford and included previous investors Tiger Global, Google Capital and Sequoia Capital. The funding values the company at more than $1.3 billion, according to the New York Times.


Apax to invest in online real estate marketplace Idealista

Apax Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in online real estate marketplace Idealista SA. The sellers are Tiger Global Management, Kutxabank and Bonsai Venture Capital. Jefferies provided financial advice to Idealista on the transaction while PricewaterhouseCoopers provided financial and tax advice to Apax.


Accel leads $45 mln funding of InVision

InVision, a New York-based provider of a cloud-based collaborative platform for product designers, has raised $45 million in Series C financing. Accel led the round and was joined by existing investors FirstMark Capital and Tiger Global. As part of the round, Vas Natarajan, a partner at Accel, has joined the board. The company has now raised $80 million in funding.


Wellington Management leads Series C round for Harry’s

According to a source familiar with the company, HF Global Inc, parent company of men’s grooming brand Harry’s, has raised $75.6 million in Series C funding. Wellington Management led the round with participation from return backer Tiger Global. The capital infusion will be used for expansion, research and development and product development.

Zopper attracts $20 mln

India-based hyper-local mobile marketplace Zopper has secured $20 million in Series B funding. The investors were Tiger Global and Nirvana Ventures Advisors.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, an appeals court upholds Apple’s patent victory over Samsung, the Supreme Court rules that two states can’t tax the same income and according to a new study, CEOs are hurting their companies by golfing too much.


Accel and Tiger Global back Vedantu

India-based live online tutoring provider Vedantu has secured $5 million in Series A funding .The backers were Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management.


Peloton grabs $30 mln Series C

Home fitness equipment retailer Peloton has raised $30 million in Series C funding. True Ventures and Tiger Global Management led the round.


Ribbit Capital leads Series C round for ContaAzul

ContaAzul, a provider of accounting and invoicing solutions for small businesses in Brazil, has secured Series C funding. No financial terms were disclosed. Ribbit Capital led the round with participation from Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Monashees Capital and Valar Ventures.

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