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.
Despite the large amount of money involved in the investment, GSO will not join Zeta’s board. However, the capital’s principal Brad Colman will be “active in meetings,” Zeta COO Steve Gerber explained.
Social video and slideshow sharing app Flipagram today announced it’s raised a hefty $70 million round from heavy hitters Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Index Ventures. Following the deal, Sequoia’s Michael Moritz and KPCB’s John Doerr will join the company’s board.
On-demand food service Plated cooks up $35M
Cook-at-home delivery service Plated announced today that it closed a $35 million round led by previous investors Greycroft Partners and Formation 8.
The New York-based startup has raised at least $56.4 million since 2013, and says the funds from the latest round will fuel investments in, what they call, their “commitment to food sustainability and waste reduction.”
Marketing software Demandbase snags $30M
Demandbase, an “account-based” marketing software company for B2B transactions, announced yesterday that it closed a $30 million series G round led by Sageview Capita, Adobe Systems, Altos Ventures, and Costanoa Venture Capital. The company said that funds from the round will be used for global expansion and to commercialize their product.
The $30 million investment brings Demandbase’s total funding to at lest $93 million since its series B round in 2008. Segeview’s founding partner Ned Gilhuly will be joining Demandbase’s board.
If you live in New York City, you know that the cost of renting a place can be expensive. One company wants to make it more affordable in not only the Big Apple, but also throughout the U.S., through what it calls “community offering flexible shared housing.” Called Common, today it has raised a $7.35 million series A round of financing led by Maveron.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.