Blackbird Ventures and Atlassian’s co-founder and Co-CEO Scott Farquhar, who spearheaded the series A round two years ago, also participated in this round.
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Index Ventures, an early investor in technology hits like Skype and Dropbox, is spinning off its biotech portfolio into a new $1 billion business, with backing from drug giants GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson . The new Medicxi Ventures business will be led by the existing life sciences team from… Read more »
British peer-to-peer lenders were bracing for disaster when the U.K. voted to quit the European Union on June 23. Maybe they needn’t have worried. Funding Circle Ltd., the biggest online lender for small businesses in the U.K., has raised $100 million in equity funding, it said in a statement Thursday…. Read more »
Venture capitalists have poured $18 million into a startup that is helping to digitize the long-haul trucking industry, the latest sign that Silicon Valley is eager to take a piece of a $700 billion-a-year sector that has long relied on pencil and paper. San Francisco-based startup KeepTruckin said on Thursday… Read more »
Interana, a software that replays massive volumes of events across large populations of actors to answer behavioural questions on a distributed proprietary back end has raised an $18 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by Vertex Ventures Holdings, a worldwide group of venture capital (VC) funds targeting investments in IT and healthcare that is backed by Temasek Holdings.
Comuto SA, which owns ride-sharing service provider BlaBlaCar, has raised $200 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion in a Series D funding round from Insight Venture Partner, Lead Edge Capital and Vostok New Ventures, the company said in a statement on Thursday. BlaBlaCar, which started services in 2006 as… Read more »
Former Twitter Inc chief executive, Dick Costolo, said on Tuesday he is starting a new company with Bryan Oki, co founder & chief executive at wellness consulting firm Fitify Inc. Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files “We’re building a software platform that reimagines the path to personal fitness,” Costolo said in… Read more »
Social Nation is InVent’s 10th portfolio company and its first investment in the United States. The previous investments include local business review portal Wongnai, golf-course booking platform Golfdigg and mobile-first engagement solutions Playbasis.
Singapore government-owned fund Temasek has joined General Atlantic, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures to pump in $250 million into Netherlands headquartered technology payments company Adyen. The round was led by General Atlantic. Adyen says that its technology gives businesses the ability to accept almost any type of payment, anywhere in… Read more »
Roche Holding AG has in recent weeks approached Pacific Biosciences of California Inc to discuss acquiring the U.S. company, spurred by interest in its advanced gene-sequencing technology, people familiar with the matter said. Talks between the two companies have not yet advanced because of disagreements over the price of a… Read more »