Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.
Fundbox gets funded in $40M round
Fundbox, a startup that provides money to small and medium-size businesses in order to help them quickly pay invoices, has picked up some more money for itself — $40 million, to be specific. General Catalyst Partners led the new round, with Blumberg Capital, Khosla Ventures, Shlomo Kramer, and NyCa Investment Partners also participating, according to a statement today from the company. Silicon Valley Bank and others have provided the startup with a new credit facility.
Quid picks up a fresh $39M
Quid, a startup with software companies can use to analyze journalistic articles for the sake of developing and refining corporate strategy, said today that it’s taken on $39 million in new funding. Liberty Interactive Corp. led the new round in the San Francisco-based startup. Artis Ventures, Buchanan Investments, Subtraction Capital, Thomas H. Lee Limited Family Partnership II, Tiger Partners, Michael Patsalos-Fox, and Charles Lho also participated. To date Quid has raised $60 million; 60 employees currently work for the company, Quid cofounder Bob Goodson told VentureBeat in an email.
Cybersecurity startup Vidder grabs $12M
Vidder, a startup with software intended to keep companies from being attacked — including a system to ensure that stolen credentials won’t work for attackers — announced a new $12 million round of funding today. Presidio Ventures, ONSET Ventures, and Voyager Capital participated in the funding.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.