Here’s a list of today’s biggest funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share and remember to check back for updates!
Welltok’s platform has been getting traction in the marketplace and is poised to expand further. The Denver-based company has now closed $25 million of a planned $37 million funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Welltok expects to raise the other $12 later this year.
Today, San Francisco-based Thismoment announced it has raised an additional $17.6 million to deal out more homemade photos, posts, and videos, combined with news stories or brand-created content. The Series D funding round was led by Sierra Ventures, Trident Capital, and UMC, and it brings the total raised to date to $54 million.
Seattle-based Blue Box today announced a $10 million raise led by Voyager Capital and Founders Collective. The company, which offers OpenStack-powered cloud services, says it will use the new funds to expand its engineering, sales, and marketing teams.
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Brainly, a Polish social learning site where students go to help each other with their homework, today announced a $9 million round led by General Catalyst Partners.
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Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Viewics said today that it has secured a new $8 million in funding in a round led by Canvas Venture Fund. It will use the money to further develop its platform and expand sales and marketing efforts, Canvas general partner Rebecca Lynn told VentureBeat Tuesday.
The startup Fresvii is coming out of stealth today with a new platform dubbed AppSteroid that allows smartphone gamers to use voice chat with other players in mobile games. Fresvii is also announcing it has raised $1.8 million in funding from Japanese venture capital firm Nissay Capital.
Urgent.ly, a company that connect drivers and motorcyclists to roadside assistance through its mobile apps, announced it has raised $1.2 million in new funding. In the case of an emergency or problem, motorists can reach out to Urgent.ly’s network of roadside assistance providers, and get real-time updates of their progress. Motorists also pay on-demand and at flat rates instead of pre-paid monthly fees. Select Venture Partners led the round, with additional participation from new angel investors and existing investors Blu Ventures and CIT GAP Funds.
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