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Checkmarx takes in $84M
Aurora Health Care, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit health care systems, announced a couple of days ago that it led an investment in the digital health long-term accelerator StartUp Health.
VentureBeat has since learned that the round came in at around $5 million, and that it is just the first of what will likely be a total of six similar rounds to be announced between now and the end of the year. The new rounds will be announced one at a time. We will keep an eye out for the filings.
BitSight raises $23M for its enterprise security software
Enterprise security company BitSight closed a $23 million round of series B financing led by new investor Comcast Ventures (under managing director David Zilberman), and previous investors Globespan Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, and Commonwealth Capital Ventures.
BitSight announced yesterday that it has raised a total of $49 million and it will use the funds from its latest round to “expand engineering and data science teams to accelerate the company’s new data analytics products.”
Redis Labs snags $15M to boost product sales
Redis Labs, a company that provides cloud-based NoSQL softwares for enterprises, announced yesterday that it took in a $15 million series B round led by Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures. The company said it has raised a total of $28 million in funding to date and that the funds from this round will help to boost sales of its “hybrid database offering.”
Based on the company, Redis Labs’ cloud has a 116 percent increase in new paying customers over the past year.
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San Francisco-based Wildflower Health‘s Due Date Plus app helps the pregnant woman and her family stay on top of health care milestones, important doctor visits, and insurance benefits as the big day approaches.
The company has now announced a new $5 million venture capital investment, with Easton Capital and Hatteras Venture Partners leading the round with existing investors Cambia Health Solutions and HealthTech Capital throwing in as well.
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Bento raised $1.5M to cease your Asian food crave
On-demand Asian food service Bento announced yesterday that it raised $1.5 million in seed funding from Jason Calacanis’ Launch Fund, Slow Ventures, and 500 mobile collectives among other investors. The San Francisco-based company plans to extend its service to other cities with the funds of this round.
“The ‘Uber of…’ is a common theme today,” said Calacanis, whose inaugural LAUNCH Incubator class included Bento. “I think perhaps the next biggest entry into the space will be food, and I’ve placed a bet on one of them: Bento.”
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