Verge Genomics collects $4 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Verge Genomics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on neurodegenerative diseases, has closed $4 million in seed financing. IA Ventures led the round with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, Draper Associates, Great Oaks VC, Slow Ventures, Karlin Venture, Elad Gil and David Lee.

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WHOOP picks up $12 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Boston-based WHOOP, a performance optimization system for elite athletes, has secured $12 million in Series B funding. Two Sigma Ventures led the round with participation from Mousse Partners, Accomplice, Promus Ventures, Valley Oak Investments and NextView Ventures.

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Hardware startup LittleBits snags $44.2 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

New York-based hardware startup LittleBits Electronics Inc has raised $44.2 million in funding. DFJ Growth led the round with participation from other investors that included Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners​, Grishin Robotics, Wamda Capital, Foundry Group​, True Ventures,​ VegasTechFund​, Two Sigma Ventures​ and Khosla Ventures​. In conjunction with the funding, Barry Schuler of DFJ Growth, has been added to the LittleBits board.

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Enigma attracts $28.2 mln Series B

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Data discovery and analytics provider Engima has received $28.2 million in Series B funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, New York City Investment Fund, American Express Ventures, Comcast Ventures and The New York Times Company.

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Data Collective leads Series A round for Zymergen

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Emeryville, California-based chemicals maker Zymergen has raised $44 million in Series A funding. Data Collective led the round with participation from AME Cloud Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, HVF, Innovation Endeavors, Obvious Ventures, True Ventures and Two Sigma Ventures.

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Rethink Robotics pulls in $26.6 mln Series D

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Boston-based robots maker Rethink Robotics has raised $26.6 million in Series D funding. GE Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Goldman Sachs, Bezos Expeditions, CRV, Highland Capital Partners, Sigma Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Two Sigma Ventures.

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Marker leads $20 mln round for Glide

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Live video messaging firm Glide has received $20 million in Series B funding. Marker led the round with participation from other investors that included Two Sigma Ventures and Menlo Ventures. In addition to the funding, Ohad Finkelstein, a partner at Marker, has been named to Glide’s board of directors.

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InsightSquared picks up $13.5 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Cambridge, Mass.-based InsightSquared, a provider of analytics solutions for small and midsize businesses, has received $13.5 million in Series C funding. The investors were Atlas Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, NextView Ventures and Two Sigma Ventures.

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ff Venture Capital leads Series A round for Socure

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Socure has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding. ff Venture Capital led the round with participation from Founder Collective and Two Sigma Ventures. Based in New York City, Socure is a provider of online identity verification solutions that protect businesses against identity fraud.

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Placed Closes $10 Million Series B

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

Placed has raised a $10 million Series B funding led by Two Sigma Ventures. David Joerg, managing director at Two Sigma, will join the Placed Board of Directors. Existing investor, Madrona Venture Group, also participated.

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