RiverVest raises $75.8 mln toward a third fund

RiverVest Venture Partners has raised $75.8 million toward a $150 million third fund, according to a filing with the SEC. The filing says 41 LPs are involved and that the firm hopes to raise another $74.2 million.

MVM Life Science Partners leads 10 mln euros funding in Onbone

MVM Life Science Partners has led a 10 million euros funding round in Onbone, which develops casting technology materials from wood and biodegradable material. Finnish Industry Investment participated in the funding, along with Finnish private investors and existing investor Inveni Capital. The funding will be used to finance the international launch of Onbone’s casting and splinting products.


Javelin Venture leads $7 mln funding in Vacatia

Javelin Venture Partners has led a $7 million funding in Vacatia, a resort marketplace for vacationers. The company will use the funding to build out its service, geographic expansion and recruitment. The company promoted Caroline Shin, chief operating officer, to chief executive officer. Noah Doyle, from Javelin, will join Vacatia’s board of directors.


Scale Venture, Next World lead $15 mln funding in Aviso

Scale Venture Partners and Next World Capital have led a $15 million Series B funding in Aviso, which makes software for sales management, operations and forecasting. Other participants in the funding include Shasta Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta and Cowboy Ventures, as well as existing angel investors. Stacey Bishop from Scale Venture Partners and Craig Hanson from Next World will join Aviso’s board. The funding brings Aviso’s total capital raised to $23 million.


Domo raises $200 mln at a $2 bln valuation in BlackRock led round

Domo said it raised $200 million of Series D financing in a transaction that valued the company at $2 billion. The round was led by BlackRock, Capital Group and Glynn Capital joined existing investor GGV Capital in the deal. The new money brings Domo’s total funding to more than $450 million.

VCs continue backing high priced deals in 1Q

Venture capitalists around the globe appeared to continue pouring money in high priced deals in the first quarter, according to market monitors PitchBook. Globally $22.9 was invested, a 26 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago.


Lux Capital raises oversubscribed $350 mln fourth fund

Lux Capital said it has closed an oversubscribed $350 million fourth fund for early stage investing. The fund had an initial target of $245 million and brings the total capital under management at the firm to $700 million, according to a press release.


Mavor Lane leads $750K seed funding in LandlordStation

Mavor Lane has led a $750,000 seed investment in LandlordStation, which provides online tools for landlords to manage property. LandlordStation plans to use the funding to grow its marketing, which has mostly been through “word of mouth,” and grow its development team.

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