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Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories. We’ll update this post as the day unfolds, so check back for the latest version.
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The image bookmarking site Pinterest is reportedly in talks to raise another $500 million in venture capital, which would put the company at a valuation of about $11 billion. Pinterest has so far declined to comment on the story.
ScienceLogic, a company with software for tracking the health of companies’ applications and underlying IT infrastructure, is unveiling today a new $43 million funding round. The company, which was founded in 2003, is based in Reston, Virginia.
Student loan marketplace Credible is trying to connect students to the best deal available. Today, the San Francisco-based company is announcing it has closed its own deal: The final $1.5 million tranche of its $2.7 million seed financing, the total raised thus far for the two-year-old company. Investors include Carthona Capital, Cthulhu Ventures, and Redbus Group.
Washington, D.C.-based Revmetrix is making a bid for top position in the claim that it can provide a true “omnichannel” view of your customers. The startup is announcing it has scored $2.2 million in seed funding, and is launching its first product, a customer intelligence platform for retailers. The seed round was co-led by Genacast Ventures and .406 Ventures.
Triptease books $2M seed round for travel booking service
Travel SaaS startup Triptease has closed a $2 million seed investment round, with joint participation from two leading venture capital firms, Episode 1 Ventures and Notion Capital. Triptease helps “improve the relationship between hotels and guests,” and has partnered with several luxury hotels including the Trump Soho and Rosewood Hotels. It is based in London.
Museum tech vendor Cuseum raises $1.2M seed round
Cuseum, a startup focused on mobile technology for the art and cultural sector, announced today that it closed a seed investment of $1.2 million. Cuseum’s technology is currently used at several museums and galleries in Boston and New York City. Investors include Foundry Group’s FG Angels, Atlas Venture’s Boston Syndicates, Seavest Capital Partners, Drummond Road Capital, and New Gen Partners. Cuseum, based in Boston, was formerly known as Spotzer.
Hakka Labs, an engineering community, raises $500K angel round
Hakka Labs, an engineering community for technology companies and professionals, raised a $500,000 angel funding round. Investors include Ali Rowghani, partner at Y Combinator; Social Starts, early investors in Pinterest; Azure Capital; and Angel Island. The company is based in New York.
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