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.
A16Z, HP, and INKEF Capital give $30M to Shapeways
Shapeways, a service and marketplace that lets users upload, download, and print 3D designs, announced yesterday that it took in a $30 million injection from INKEF Capital, Hewlett Packard Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz. HP partnered with Shapeways last year to work on faster and better quality 3D printed products.
Shapeways says the round will help the company boost its “world-class production environment and supply chain, which already includes two factories and many manufacturing partners.”
The startup’s total financing adds up to more than $78.5 million raised since its launch in 2010.
Zozi scores a $30 million round
Zozi, an events and tours booking website for businesses, announced today the closing of its Serices C round led by Pritzker Vlock Ventures. The company tells us Virgin Group founder Richard Branson also contributed “significant” funds to the $30 million round.
The startup says it will use the funds to grow the company’s service and “publish tens of thousands of new activities.”
Nativo gets $20M for company’s expansion
Native ads startup Nativo announced yesterday that it raised a $20 million series B round led by Advance Vixeid Partners, bringing the company’s total investments to at least $31.1 million since 2010.
The money, Nativo said, will be used to “expand its international footprint as the company solves increasingly complex problems for digital media publishers.” RezVen Partners also participated in the round.
SimplyInsured gets $5.9M to expand its “no-hassle health insurance marketplace” team
The 2013 Y Combinator graduate said it will use the funds for new sales, marketing, and engineering hires. Bessemer Venture Partners, Altair.VC, and Corazon Capital participated in SimplyInsured’s latest round.
$800K for in-app merchandising startup FabZat
French in-app merchandising startup FabZat announced today that it took in $800,000 a series A funding round. Alderville Holding led the round for the startup which lets video game developers sell merchandise — 3D printed figures, t-shirts, posters, etc — to users via a plugin. FabZat’s plugin works for Facebook, web, and PC games.
FabZat said the funds will be directed to expansion in the U.S. and Europe. Kima Ventures, Nestadio Capital, Crédit Agricole Aquitaine Expansion, and Expanso Capital also participated in the round.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.