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Correction: Tango says it has helped one Dunkin Donuts location increase its sales by 50 percent, as opposed to the whole franchise as it was noted in a previous version of this post.
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.
Real Estate marketplace RealtyMogul raises $35M
Real estate investing website RealtyMogul.com closed a series B round led by Sorenson Capital. The company announced that the $35 million capital will be used to bring more people to the tech and data scientist teams.
RealtyMogul.com says it has grown from 10 to 80 employees over the las year and expects that the funding round will help continue the trend.
Canaan Partners participated in the company’s last two rounds of funding.
Frontier Capital gives $30M to SaaS startup Tango
Frontier Capital announced today that it invested $30 million in SaaS company Tango. The startup, based in Dallas, offers consulting and manager services to enterprises. Tango’s software solutions help these companies plan their real estate and store-development activities to help them grow. Frontier Capital said that Tango helped one Dunkin Donuts location, one of Tango’s clients, “increase sales by 50 percent.”
The $30 million targeted to Tango are part of Frontier Capital’s $390 million “Frontier Fund IV” equity fund.
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Appointment booking startup StyleSeat snags $25M
StyleSeat, a startup that helps users book their beauty and wellness reservations, announced today that it raised a $25 million series B round. Fosun Kinzon Capital, the venture arm of Chinese firm Fosun International, led the round. Investors like Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cowboy Ventures and SLOW Ventures, among others. also participated.
The company says that it has booked over one billion appointments in over 1500 cities in the U.S.
Online ads in video clips can deliver the highest rates online, so the trick for marketers is to get the most traffic by delivering the right video to each viewer.
Video marketing network AnyClip, based in Jerusalem and New York City, thinks it has a leg up on both factors. Although there has been talk that investment is slowing down for ad tech, the company is today announcing a new $21 million investment so it can expand its network beyond the 200,000+ sites and 40-80 million unique monthly visitors it currently claims.
Pager has just raised $14 million to bring its on-demand doctor service to San Francisco and beyond.
New Enterprise Associates, Sound Ventures, Goodwater Capital, Lux Capital and Montage Ventures all contributed to the round. In addition to the capital raised, the company welcomes former chief medical officer of Oscar Health Insurance Aran Ron to its executive ranks. With cash in hand, Pager will be looking for expansion opportunities, both into new markets and through partnerships with healthcare organizations.
Sysdig, a startup with cloud-based software for monitoring the performance of Linux containers for storing up application code, today announced a $10.7 million funding round.
The new funding for Sysdig comes after a few application performance management software companies, including AppDynamics and New Relic, announced their ability to monitor Linux containers.
Sysdig started in 2013 with offices in San Francisco and Davis, Calif. To date the startup has raised a total of $13 million. Accel Partners and Bain Capital Ventures led the new round in Sysdig.
Social media optimizer SocialFlow announced today that it’s raised more than $5 million in a new round from undisclosed investors. The company may raise as much as $5 million more, the company reported in a company filing.
SocialFlow previously raised a total of $22 million from 11 investors — not including the latest funding announcement — according to CrunchBase.
Mediarex Sports & Entertainment said it has raised $4.9 million to “sportify” poker.
The private investors include an unnamed “first-tier private equity fund” in Beijing and angel investors from telecom, sports marketing, and financial sectors in Asia and Europe.
Besides the unnamed private equity fund, other investors include Stanley Choi and Donald Tang of Hong Kong, John Gleasure of London, Xavier Niel of France, and the startup’s original investors. Mediarex Sports & Entertainment was founded in July 2012.
With all the buzz surrounding the on-demand car service space, people often don’t think about its implications for families. Is there a worthwhile service to help them transport their kids to and from school and extracurricular activities? HopSkipDrive thinks that its ridesharing platform can be the market leader and today announced it has secured $3.9 million in seed funding.
The new investment in HopSkipDrive was led by Upfront Ventures and included the participation of FirstMark Capital, Maveron, Built by Girls Ventures, and others. This capital will be used to scale operations, and will help the company expand to additional cities in the US, although HopSkipDrive did not disclose any specific markets.
Scratch launches shopping service website with $3.6M
“Shopping experts” startup Scratch announced today that it launched today with $3.6 million in its back pocket. The company’s services is free, though limited to invite-only users as of now, and promises to help users connect with “shopping experts who send personalized recommendations for items that are hard to search for, including gifts, home decor and clothes.”
NextView Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, and Blue Apron’s CEO Matt Salzberg participated in the seed round.
Eden has now raised a new $1.3 million funding round. The funding comes from Canvas Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Maven Ventures, Y Combinator, and some angel investors.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.
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