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--Biotech/Health--

-- Procept BioRobotics (Redwood Shores, CA), surgical robot for tissue removal: $118M led by Viking Global Investors LP, participation from Perceptive Advisors, CPMG.

-- ORIC (San Francisco, CA), oncological treatments: $50M C from Fidelity, Trinitas, Taiho, NS Investment, The Column Group, Topspin, OrbiMed, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, EcoR1, Kravis Investment, Foresite.

-- Cota (New York, NY), healthcare analytics: $40M C led by IQVIA, participation from EW Healthcare, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Boston Millennia, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health, Atoc.

-- Apollo Medflight (Amarillo, TX), air transportation for medical cases: $14.5M from Capital Southwest Corporation.

--Enterprise--

-- Udaan (Bengaluru, India), B2B e-commerce platform: $50M B led by Lightspeed Ventures, Lightspeed India, Apoletto.

-- Dynamic Signal (San Bruno, CA), employee communication and communication measurement platform: $36.5M from Adams Street, Akkadian, Cisco, Focus Opportunity, Founders Circle, Microsoft, Rembrandt, Time Warner, Trinity, Venrock.

-- FourKites (Chicago, IL), predictive supply chain management platform: $35M B led by August Capital, participation from Bain, Hyde Park.

-- relayr (Berlin, Germany), platform to recommend enterprise IoT apps: $30M from B37, Purple Arch, DTCP.

-- Capillary Technologies (India), e-commerce enterprise marketing/customer engagement platform: $20M from Warburg Pincus, Sequoia.

-- 4me (Palo Alto, CA), platform to expedite outsourcing process: $1.65M Seed from Storm Ventures.

-- Intello (New York, NY), SaaS spend/usage/compliance monitoring: $1.3M Seed led by Emerge, participation from BoxGroup, Blacktop, Kaedan, Tectonic, Clark Valberg, Kathryn Minshew, Eli Portnoy.

--Consumer Internet--

-- RVshare (US), online RV rental marketplace: $50M from Tritium Partners.

-- Signal, encrypted messaging service: $50M from Brian Action. Recently founded non-profit Signal Foundation.

-- Moovit (Israel), traffic data app for urban settings: $50M led by Intel Capital, participation from Sequoia, BMW iVentures, NGP, Sound, BRM, Gemini, Vaizra, Vintage, Hanaco.

-- Zagster (Cambridge, MA), flexible bike share platform: $15M led by Edison Partners.

-- Gabi (San Francisco, CA), online insurance marketplace for multiple sectors: $9.5M A led by Canvas Ventures, participation from Correlation, Northwestern Mutual Future, Securian, A.Capital, Project A.

-- Carlease (Chicago, IL), car leasing platform: $3.5M led by Lightbank, participation from Mitch Golub, Kayne Grau, Justin Mahlik.

-- BabelBark (Newton, MA), software platform to connect pets with veterinarians: $2.8M A from undisclosed sources.

-- Serial Box (New York, NY), curated, crowdsourced subscription written/audio story platform: $1.65M Seed led by Boat Rocker Media, participation from Richard Sarnoff, Mattias Lundgren.

--AI/Machine Learning--

-- SparkCognition (Austin, TX), AI business decision-making platform: $56.5M B led by Verizon Ventures, participation from Boeing HorizonX, CME, Brevan Howard Investment, Invenergy Future, Cisco, John Chambers, Pankaj Patel.

-- Prophesee (Paris, France), :machine vision for robotics and autonomous vehicles $19M from Intel, 360 Capital, Supernova Invest, iBionext, Renault Group, Robert Bosch Venture.

-- Tunity (New York, NY), AI/computer vision platform allowing users to hear live audio from muted televisions: $12M A from John Mack, Adam Neumann, MGM Resorts.

-- Skelter Labs (South Korea), startup studio to integrate AI tech in young companies: $9.3M from Kakao, Stonebridge, Lotte Homeshopping.

--Cybersecurity--

-- xMatters (San Ramon, CA), platform for accelerated incident response to prevent outages: $40M D from Goldman Sachs.

-- Vectra (San Jose, CA), cyberattack detection and response automation platform: $36M D led by Atlantic Bridge, participation from The Ireland Strategic Investment Fundl Nissho Electronics, Khosla, Accel, IA, AME Cloud, DAGk Wipro.

-- Dover Microsystems (Waltham, MA), hardware-driven cybersecurity: $6M Seed led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, participation from Draper, Qualcomm, Hub Angels, et al.

--Fintech--

-- Wealthsimple (Toronto, Canada), millennial-oriented online investing platform: $51M from Power Financial Group.

-- Greenlight (Atlanta, GA), smart debit card allowing parents to control where their children can spend money: $16M A led by TTV Capital, participation from NEA, Relay, SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial, nbkc, Canapi, Amazon Alexa Fund.

-- Meritize (Frisco, TX), student loans based on academic data: $6.8M Seed led by Colchis, Chicago Ventures, Cube Financial Holdings, participation from ECMC, College Loan, University, City Light, PC Squared, et al.

-- Braviant (Chicago, IL), analytics platform geared towards lending firms: $5M from Loom Capital.

-- Even Financial (New York, NY), online financial services: $3M from American Express Ventures, Plug & Play, Arab Angels.

--Industrial--

-- DecaWave (Dublin, Ireland), low-power location chip for use in the home: $30M led by Atlantic Bridge Ventures, participation from ACT, ZZ, China Ireland Growth Technology Fund.

-- Liquidia (Morrisville, NC), engineered particles for life/material sciences: $25.5M from undisclosed sources.

--Edtech--

-- Kidaptive (Redwood City, CA), cloud assessment/reporting platform: $19.1M C led by Formation 8, Woongjin ThinkBig.

--Adtech/Martech--

-- Tinyclues (France), AI-based marketing platform to connect customers with applicable products: $18M B led by EQT Ventures, participation from Alven, Elaia, ISAI.

--Foodtech--

-- Innovate (UK), health school catering to combat obesity: $11.8M from Bridges Fund.


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-- OrCam (Israel), visual aid for blind patients: $30M from Clal Insurance, Meitav Dash. Valued the company at $1B as it prepares for an IPO.

-- Morphisec (Be’er Sheva, Israel), endpoint threat protection: $12M B from Orange Digital, Jerusalem, Deutsche Telekom, La Maison, Portgage, OurCrowd, Kodem, Evolution.

-- Synergia (Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium), opto-electronics neurostimulation medical devices: $10M A led by Newton Biocapital, participation from Financière Spin-off Luxembourgeoise, SRIW, SFPI-FPIM.

-- LumiGrowth (Emeryville, CA), smart horticultural LED lighting solutions: $5.1M Bridge from Ecosystem Integrity Fund, ValueAct Spring Master Fund, Greenhouse.

-- Evelar Solar (Salt Lake City, UT), platform to measure household energy usage and designate potential solar power candidates: $5M A from Black Oak Capital Partners.

-- BruVue (Raleigh, NC), beverage inventory system: $1M Seed from undisclosed sources.

-- Bitzumi (Newport Beach, CA), digital content/asset platform for cryptocurrency/blockchain tech: $1M from Acacia Research. Founder James Altucher is a bestselling author, producer, and prolific angel investor.


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--Funding Breakdown--

--Biotech/Health--

4 Deals: $222,500,000

--Enterprise--

8 Deals: $184,450,000

--Consumer Internet--

8 Deals: $182,450,000

--AI/Machine Learning--

4 Deals: $96,800,000

--Cybersecurity--

3 Deals: $82,000,000

--Fintech--

5 Deals: $81,800,000

--Industrial--

2 Deal: $55,000,000

--Edtech--

1 Deal: $19,100,000

--Adtech/Martech--

1 Deal: $18,000,000

--Foodtech--

1 Deal: $11,800,000


--Enterprise--

-- JD Logistics (China), logistics arm of China's largest online retailer, JD.com: $2.5B from Hillhouse, Sequoia, China Merchants, Tencent, China Life, China Development Bank, China Structural Reform, ICBC International.

-- Reflektive (San Francisco, CA), core performance management apps for employee/management communication: $60M C led by TPG Growth, participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed.

-- Uncommon.co (Palo Alto, CA), automated talent marketplace: $18M A from Canaan, Spark, Zeev.

-- Adaptive Studios (Culver City, CA), entertainment studio for traditional and emerging platforms: $16.5M B from AMC Networks, Atwater. 

-- DroneBase (Los Angeles, CA), platform to provide drone aerial image data from pilot network: $12M B led by Union Square Ventures, Upfront Ventures, participation from DJI, Hearst, Pritzker. Graduate Y Combinator.

-- DailyPay (New York, NY), platform for real-time access to earned wages and bill payment: $9M B led by Intercept Ventures, participation from RPM, Inspiration, Draper Frontier.

-- Vydia (Holmdel, NJ), digital rights management and monetization platform: $7M A led by Vocap Investment Partners, participation from Newark Venture.

-- Workast (Santa Monica, CA), team organization and management assistance platform: $1.85M Seed led by Greycroft Partners, participation from Spider, Mucker, Dream Incubator.

-- inWhatLanguage (Salt Lake City, UT), large-scale translation and localization services: $1.25M from Enhanced Community Development.

--Biotech/Health--

-- Celularity (Warren, NJ), stem cell-based therapies derived from the placenta: $250M from Celgene, United Therapeutics, Sorrento, Homan Longevity, Genting, Dreyfus Family, Section 32, Heritage.

-- Perflow (Tel Aviv, Israel), neurovascular intervention tools: $12M from undisclosed sources.

-- Tremeau (Cambridge, MA), non-opioid pain medication: $5.2M from undisclosed sources.

-- Transparency Life Sciences (New York, NY), digital drug development clinical services: $5M A led by New Ventures.

--Consumer Internet--

-- Harry's (New York, NY), subscription delivery shaving service: $112M from Alliance Consumer Growth, Temasek, et al. To expand beyond men's grooming products.

-- LimeBike (San Mateo, CA), dockless bike-sharing app: $75M B from Fifth Wall Ventures, Rainbow Technology.

-- Zoomcar (India), on-demand car rental service: $40M C led by Mahindra & Mahindra, participation from Sequoia, Nokia Growth, FundersClub, et al.

-- onXmaps (Missoula, MT), mobile mapping app for outdoor activities: $20.3M led by Summit Partners, participation from Bessemer, Millennium Technology Value, Next Frontier, Steve Burke.

--Fintech--

-- Roostify (San Francisco, CA), digital lending platform for enterprise loans: $25M B from Cota, Point72, Santander Innoventures, JPMorgan Chase, Colchis, USAA.

-- Lydia (France), mobile payments system: $16.1M led by CNP Assurances, participation from XAnge, New Alpha AM, Oddo BHF, Groupe Duval.

-- Algorand (Boston, MA), blockchain payments platform: $4M Seed from Pillar, Union Square Ventures.

-- Blockfi (New York, NY), loans for crypto-asset owners: $1.55M Seed from ConsenSys, Kenetic, PJC, SoFi, Purple Arch, Lumenary.

--Edtech--

-- Singularity University (California), platform to educate influential individuals/organizations in the use of emerging tech: $32M B led by WestRiver Group, Boeing, participation from Silicon Valley Bank, TAL Education, Mukita, PeopleFund.

--Robotics--

-- CommonSense Robotics (Tel Aviv, Israel), micro-fulfillment centers for supermarkets staffed by AI-based robotics to store and process inventory: $20M A led by Playground Global, participation from Aleph, Innovation.

-- Miso Robotics (Pasadena, CA), adaptable robotic kitchen assistants with AI platform: $10M B led by Acacia Research Corporation, participation from Levy, Joseph Essas, Cali Group, et al.

--Dev--

-- HyperGrid (San Jose, CA), varied multi-cloud platform for app deployment and management: $15M from Acero, Atlantic Bridge, et al.

--AR/VR--

-- LiveLike (New York, NY), AR/VR sports live streaming platform: $9.6M B from Greycroft, Lepe, David Stern, Evolution Media, Courtside, Elysian Park, Dentsu, GC VR Gaming Tracker. Founder and CEO Andre Lorenceau was named to Forbes 30 under 30 2017.


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This week's funding came in at  $5,400,650,000, a full $2.2B above the last year's average and $2.3B above its mean.


--M&A/IPO/New Funds-- --M&A-- -- Google to acquire IoT platform Xively from LogMein, $50M. -- Digital asset manager By
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--Funding Breakdown--

--Enterprise--

9 Deals: $2,625,600,000

--Biotech/Health--

4 Deals: $272,200,000

--Consumer Internet--

4 Deals: $247,300,000

--Fintech--

4 Deals: $46,650,000

--Edtech--

1 Deal: $32,000,000

--Robotics--

2 Deals: $30,000,000

--Dev--

1 Deal: $15,000,000

--AR/VR--

1 Deal: $9,600,000


--Biotech/Health--

-- HeartFlow (Redwood City, CA), heart disease treatments: $240M E from Wellington Management, Baillie Gifford & Company, et al.

-- Dialogue (Montreal, Canada), telemedicine: $12M A led by White Star Capital, participation from HV Holtzbrinck, Portag3, National Bank of Canada, Walter Financial.

--Consumer Internet--

-- Kakao (South Korea), messaging platform: $130M from Tencent, et al. Funding comes in anticipation of an IPO.

-- Club Factory (China), international e-commerce platform for fashion products: $100M C led by IDG Capital, BAI, participation from Kunlun, Zhen, Frees.

-- Vivino (San Francisco, CA), online wine marketplace and social network: $20M C led by SCP Neptune International, participation from Balderton, Creandum, SEED Capital, Iconical.

--Enterprise--

-- Duetto (San Francisco, CA), software for hotel industry: $80M D led by funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus. CTO and co-founder Craig Weissman also spent almost nine years as the CTO of Salesforce.

-- HackerRank (Palo Alto, CA), technical hiring platform: $30M C led by JMI Equity, participation from Khosla, Battery, Randstad Innovation, Chartline Capital.

-- Catalyte (Baltimore, MD), tech recruitment platform using AI and analytics to identify oft-overlooked applicants: $27M A from Rise of The Rest, Cross Culture, Expon, Palm Drive.

-- Ujet (San Francisco, CA), voice/chat experience for all customer entry points: $25M B led by GV, participation from Citi, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, DCM.

-- Spryker (Berlin, Germany), commerce platform to reach consumers beyond desktop: $22M led by One Peak Partners.

-- Templafy (Copenhagen, Denmark), brand governance and productivity manager for business communications: $17.2M B led by Insight Venture Partners, participation from Dawn, Seed, Preben Damgaard, et al.

-- Lumi (Los Angeles, CA), packing and logistics for e-commerce companies: $9M led by Spark Capital, participation from Forerunner, Homebrew.

-- gr8 People (Philadelphia, PA), recruitment platform: $8M B led by Ascent Venture Partners, participation from Delancey Street, Randstad.

-- Losant (Cincinnati, OH), enterprise IoT for real-time decision making: $5.2M A led by CincyTech, participation from Rise of the Rest, TechNexus, Vine Street.

-- Engage Talent (Charleston, SC), recruitment engagement platform for passive candidates: $3M from Rise of the Rest, Refinery, Grand.

--Fintech--

-- Apptus (San Mateo, CA), quote-to-cash solution: $75M from Golub Capital.

-- Tipalti (San Mateo, CA), global payment automation solution: $30M C led by Zeev Ventures.

-- Payworks (Munich, Germany), payment services platform: $14.5M B from TCommerzVentures, Visa, Speedinvest, Finparx.

-- Neptune Financial (San Francisco, CA), financial services platform for mid-sized companies: $10M A led by Sands Capital Ventures.

-- StreamLoan (San Francisco, CA), mobile-first mortgage platform: $2M Seed from Acorn Pacific, Whitespace, Steve Weston, Rajiv Krishnarao.

--Edtech--

-- Varsity Tutors (St, Louis, MO), platform to connect students and professionals to personalized tutors: $50M C led by Learn Capital, participation from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, TCV.

-- Kuali (Salt Lake City, UT), platform for higher education to streamline services to reduce costs: $10M from Owl Ventures.

-- Overtime (New York, NY), streaming service for amateur sporting events: $9.5M led by Andreessen Horowitz, participation from Greycroft, Fitz Gate, Afore,  et al.

--Cybersecurity--

-- Payfone (New York, NY), identity authentication network: $23M led by Synchrony Financial, participation from MassMutual, Anil Aggarwal, Jonathan Weiner, Andrew Prozes.

-- IdentityMind Global (Palo Alto, CA), digital identity platform: $10M led by Benhamou Global Ventures, Eastern Link Capital, participation from Hanna, Overstock.com, Zanadu Capital.

-- Loopio (Toronto, Canada), RFP response solution: $9M A led by OpenView.

-- Perception Point (Tel Aviv, Israel), early-stage attack interceptor: $8M A led by Pitango Venture Capital, participation from State of Mind, Korea Investment.

-- Stealth Security (Mountain View, CA), bot attack mitigation platform: $8M A led by Shasta Ventures.

--Data/Analytics

-- InfluxData (San Francisco, CA), open source real-time data analytics for DevOps and IoT apps: $35M C led by Sapphire Ventures, participation from Harmony, Battery, Mayfield Fund, Trinity.

-- Unacast (Norway), location data platform for varied enterprise/industrial purposes: $17.5M led by White Star Capital, participation from Telia, Open Ocean, Investinor.

--Robotics--

-- Skydio (Menlo Park, CA), autonomous selfie-taking drones: $42M B led by IVP, Playground Global, participation from Nvidia, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Kevin Durant.

--Industrial--

-- TactoTek (Oulu, Finland), injection molded structural electronics: $23M from Ascend Capital, Nanogate, Plastic Omnium, Conor, Faurecia.

-- Bird (Santa Monica, CA), last-mile electric vehicle sharing for commuters: $15M A led by Craft Ventures, participation from Tusk, Valor, Lead Edge, Goldcrest. CEO and founder Travis VanderZanden spent over 1.5 years as Lyft’s COO.

--Dev--

-- SaltStack (Salt Lake City, UT), multi-purpose automation platform for software environments: $15.5M A led by Mercato Partners.

-- NGD Systems (Irvine, CA), computational storage: $12.4M B led by Partech Ventures, participation from Orange Digital, Alcor Micro, Benhamou Global.

-- Hatch Apps (Washington, DC), app dev automation platform: $1.3M Angel from undisclosed investors.

--Cleantech--

-- Tethis (Raleigh, NC), tech to make diapers greener and preventing waste from entering landfills: $17.6M C led by Blue Hill Group.

-- Phyn (Torrance, CA), intelligent water monitor to detect leaks and and plumbing issues in homes: $10M from Uponor.

--Lifestyle--

-- Primary (New York, NY), children's clothing without labels: $20M from undisclosed sources.

--Real Estate--

-- Homesnap (Rockville, MD), mobile home database platform for real estate brokers: $14M B led by Updata Partners, participation from Moderne, et al.

-- SafeChain (Columbus, OH), title management software: $3M led by NCT Ventures, participation from Rise of the Rest, Aspect, Precursor, Pete Kight, Social, Rev1, Loud, Fintech71.

--Adtech/Martech--

-- Adikteev (Paris, France), mobile marketing platform: $12M B led by Ring Capital, BNP Developpement, participation from ISAI, Ventech, Laurent Asscher.

--Insurtech--

-- ChronWell (Fort Lauderdale, FL), software platform for workers' compensation using AI-assisted medical professionals: $4.5M A from undisclosed sources.


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--Funding Breakdown--

--Biotech/Health--

2 Deals: $252,000,000

--Consumer Internet--

3 Deals: $250,000,000

--Enterprise--

10 Deals: $226,400,000

--Fintech--

5 Deals; $131,500,000

--Edtech--

3 Deals: $69,500,000

--Cybersecurity--

5 Deals: $58,000,000

--Data/Analytics--

2 Deals: $52,500,000

--Robotics--

1 Deal: $42,000,000

--Industrial--

2 Deal: $38,000,000

--Dev--

3 Deals: $29,200,000

--Cleantech--

2 Deal: $27,600,000

--Lifestyle--

1 Deal: $20,000,000

--Real Estate--

2 Deals: $17,000,000

--Adtech/Martech--

1 Deal: $12,000,000

--Insurtech--

1 Deal: $4,500,000


--Consumer Internet--

-- Instacart (San Francisco, CA), grocery delivery platform: $200M E led by Coatue Management, participation from Glade Brook, et al.

-- Go-Jek (Indonesia), ride-hailing platform: $150M from Astra International. Also included undisclosed investment from GDN.

-- Outdoorsy (San Francisco, CA), on-demand marketplace for recreational vehicles: $25M B led by Aviva Ventures, Altos Ventures, participation from Tandem, Autotech.

-- Jobcase (Boston, MA), social platform geared towards preparing users for more flexible work environments: $11.5M A1 led by Providence Equity Partners.

--Fintech--

-- Lendingkart (Bengaluru, India), lending platform: $87M C led by Fullerton, participation from Sistema Asia, Bertelsmann India, Mayfield India, India Quotient, Saama.

-- YapStone (Walnut Creek, CA), global payments for international online marketplaces: $70M C led by Premji Invest, participation from Mastercard, Accel, Meritech.

-- Stash (New York, NY), consumer investment, saving, and financial education platform: $37.5M D led by Union Square Ventures, participation from Breyer, Coatue, Entree, Goodwater, Valar.

-- Dwolla (Des Moines, IA), bank transfer platform: $12M led by Foundry Group, participation from Union Square, Next Level, Ludlow, High Alpha, Firebrand.

-- SecFi (San Francisco, CA), sale-free financing options platform for late-stage companies' shareholders: $1M Seed from Social Leverage, FJLabs, CoVenture.

--Biotech/Health--

-- Vascutek (Glasgow, Scotland), implants focusing on aortic disease: $45.8M from Terumo Corporation.

-- DiaCarta (Richmond, CA), precision molecular diagnostics: $45M B led by Fortune Fountain Capital, participation from Good Health Capital.

-- Onsite Dental (Aliso Viejo, CA), dentistry platform for universities and other organizations: $20M from Norwest Venture Partners.

-- nOCD (Chicago, IL), mental health app: $1M from 7wire Ventures.

--Dev--

-- XiebiaLabs (Boston, MA), enterprise-grade devops and continuous delivery software: $100M B from Susquehanna Growth Equity, Accel, et al.

--Cybersecurity--

-- DataVisor (Mountain View, CA), fraud detection using unsupervised AI: $40M C led by Sequoia China, participation from NEA, GSR.

-- Infocyte (San Antonio, CA), forensics-based threat hunting platform: $5.2M B led by Toba Capital, participation from LiveOak, Feik.

--Lifestyle--

-- Frank and Oak (Montreal, Canada), online/offline mens/womens clothing: $20M led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, participation from Goodwater, Investissement Québec. Plans to implement AI-driven subscription plan.

--Agtech--

-- InnovaFeed (Evry, France), insect-based protein for the feed industry: $18.5M led by Alter Equity, participation from Finovam Gestion, Nord Création, Nord France.

--Enterprise--

-- Volantio (Atlanta, GA), post-booking revenue and capacity optimization platform for airlines: $2.6M B led by Ingleside Investors, participation from Airlines Group, JetBlue Technology, Qantas, Dave Baggett.


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--Funding Breakdown--

--Consumer Internet--

4 Deals: $385,500,000

--Fintech--

5 Deals: $207,500,000

--Biotech/Health--

4 Deals: $111,800,000

--Dev--

1 Deal: $100,000,000

--Cybersecurity--

2 Deals: $45,200,000

--Lifestyle--

1 Deal: $20,000,000

--Agtech--

1 Deal: $18,500,000

--Enterprise--

1 Deal: $2,600,000


--Industrial--

-- Farasis (Guangzhou, China), lithium-ion battery technology: $790M C from China Venture, Soochow, Industrial Bank.

-- E-Leather (Peterborough, UK), eco leather made to customer standards: $98.6M led by ETF Partners. Also entered into a partnership with Nike.

--Gaming--

-- Shanda Games (Shanghai, China), online games: $474M from Tencent.

--Biotech/Health--

-- Innocare (Beijing, China), cancer/autoimmune disease treatments: $55M led by Sino-US Ventures.

-- Rani Therapeutics (San Jose, CA), pills to replace injections for chronic conditions treatments: $53M led by GeneScience, Shire, Bossa, Cathay, GV, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Ping An, Virtus, et al.

-- Tilray (Toronto, Canada), pharmaceutical-grade cannabis: $47.7M A from undisclosed sources.

-- Simplify Medical, cervical artificial disc: $44.25M B led by LSP Health Economics Fund 2, participation from LSP Fund V, MH Carnegie & Co,Sectoral Asset.

-- Syndesi (Belgium), procognitive SV2A modulators: $20.8M A led by Novo Seeds, Fountain Healthcare, participation from JJDC, V-BIO, Walloon Investment Fund, VIVES Louvain.

-- Codoon (China), wellness wearables: $20M C+ led by APE, participation from SBCVC.

-- HealthifyMe (India), health advisory app: $12M led by Sistema Asia Fund, participation from Samsung NEXT, Atlas Asset, Dream Incubator, IDG, Inventus, Blume, Dubai based NB.

-- HomeCare (Mclean, VA), homecare marketplace: $11M from 3TS, Blue Heron, Maryland Venture Fund, Private Access.

--Consumer Internet--

-- JapanTaxi (Japan), ride-hailing service: $69M from Toyota.

-- Goat (Los Angeles, CA), online sneaker marketplace: $60M C led by Index Ventures, participation from Accel, Ma­trix, Up­front, Webb In­vest­ment Net­work. Merged with aftermarket sneaker retailer Flight Market.

-- Everipedia (Los Angeles, CA), online, publicly edited encyclopedia using blockchain tech: $30M A led by EOS.IO Ecosystem Fund.

-- BurnAlong (Owing Mills, MD), streaming fitness class platform: $1M from Baltimore Angels, Brown Advisory, Machem Capital, Johns Hopkins University.

--Enterprise--

-- Icertis (Bellevue, WA), contract management platform: $50M D led by Meritech Capital Partners, participation from PSP Growth, Cross Creek, B Capital, Ignition, Greycroft, Eight Roads.

-- Haogongpin (Hangzhou, China), marketplace for B2B industrial products: $15M A led by Danhua, participation from Zhaogang, 51zhaoyou.

-- Attentive (New York, NY), platform to send customers personalized messages throughout customer lifecycle: $13M A led by Bain Capital Ventures, participation from Eniac Ventures, NextView. CEO and co-founder Brian Long’s previous company TapCommerce was acquired by Twitter, where he then served for two years as Senior Director.

-- CultureIQ (New York, NY), platform to manage company culture: $2.25M Seed from Pritzker Group, Lerer Hippeau, Founder Collective, et al.

--Data/Analytics--

-- Shiji Retail Information (Beijing, China), big data for hotels: $48.6M from Alibaba.

-- Subtree (London, UK), application capture and cloud storage using datadots: $10M Seed led by DDN Storage.

--Fintech--

-- Coinsquare (Toronto, Canada), cryptocurrency exchange: $30M from Canaccord.

--Cleantech--

-- Taxelco (Montreal, Canada), electric taxis: $17M led by XPND Capital.

-- Renewable Properties (San Francisco, CA), small-scale utility and commercial solar energy projects: $12.5M from New Energy Capital Advisors.

--Edtech--

-- Tanzhou Education (Hunan, China), online education provider: $10M A led by Haier Financial Holdings, participation from Changsha Lugu Hi-Tech .

--Real Estate--

-- Honest Building (New York, NY), construction project management platform: $8M B1 led by Oxford Properties Group, participation from The Durst Organization, DivcoWest Real Estate.


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