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Mapping platform Mapbox raises $52M

Mapbox, a startup with tools that developers can use to build maps and incorporate them into applications, announced today a $52 million funding round.

Mapbox’s $52 million round is the largest investment ever for a mapping startup, a spokesman told VentureBeat.

DFJ Growth led Mapbox’s new round of funding. DBL Partners, Foundry Group, Pritzker Group, Promus Ventures, Thrive Capital, and Jon Winkelried also participated.

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Drive Capital leads $27M round for LeadPages

Minneapolis-based sales optimization startup LeadPages announced today that it raised $27 million in series B funding. Drive Capital led the round, with collaboration of Foundry Group and Arthur Ventures. Chris Olsen, Drive Capital’s cofounder and Partner, will join LeadPages’ board.

LeadPages last raised cash back in September 2013. The company claims this if possible thanks to a positive cash-flow.

LeadPages’ CEO and cofounder Clay Collins said “Having this money in our coffers allows us to make larger bets.” Some of these bets, he said, will include engineering and sales team growth, and the acquisition of two or three companies.

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Logistics robot builder Fetch Robotics gets $20M

Fetch Robotics, the creator of robot systems that help with delivery logistics, announced today that it received $20 million in a round led by SoftBank’s venture arm SB Group US. Fetch Robotics created robots that are “designed to work independently alongside human workers, performing repetitive tasks such as warehouse delivery, pick and pack, and more.”

The series A round was supported by seed fund investors O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta Ventures. SoftBank’s Kabir Misra will join Fetch Robotics’ board.

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Home service startup ServiceTitan raises $18M

ServiceTitan, a company that offers cloud-based software to home service companies in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., announced yesterday that it raised $18 million in series A funding. The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners.

Prior investors I2BF Digital, Mucker Capital, and AMENALAV Group, also participated in the round. The funds will be use for hiring and expansion.

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Y Combinator has established a venture capital fund

Prominent Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator today submitted a regulatory filing for a new outfit named Y Combinator Continuity Fund I LP.

The filing doesn’t provide very much information. There’s already a lot of speculation about the new activity. Y Combinator itself declined to comment. But one thing is certain: Going forward, Y Combinator will be doing more investing.

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App management company Bluebridge takes in $2M

Bluebridge, an Indianapolis-based platform for small businesses and institutions to custom-make their own mobile apps, announced today it took in a $2 million financing round. Cultivation Capital and Allos Ventures co-led the round and angel investors followed.

The company raised $1 million in seed funds last year, and around $1.75 million in debt financing since then.

Bluebridge said it will use the funds from the latest round to go “into new market segments”

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