Care.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRCM), the world’s largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care, today announced that Google Capital, a growth equity fund backed by Alphabet Inc. (NasdaqGS: GOOGL) has made a $46.35 million investment in the Company, which makes Google Capital the largest shareholder in Care.com. Laela Sturdy, a Partner at Google Capital, will join Care.com’s Board of Directors.
Nokia has announced plans to acquire Withings S.A., a pioneer and leader in the connected health revolution with a family of award-winning digital health products and services to help people all over the world lead healthier, happier and more productive lives. Withings will be part of our Nokia Technologies business.
As per Circle's blog post:
Today, we announced two related milestones: a $60M strategic financing from a syndicate of major Chinese strategic investors; and the formation of Circle China, a new Beijing-based company focused on bringing the benefit of open, global, blockchain-powered social payments to Chinese consumers. We want to connect consumers using dollars, pounds, euro and renminbi the same way that the web, email and other protocols have connected consumers globally.
iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning tools for audio production, today announced $7.5 million in new financing comprised of equity and debt. The $2.5 million Series B round was led by existing investor ABS Capital Partners, a leading investor in later-stage growth companies, with participation from individual investors. The new investment also includes a $5 million debt facility from Comerica Bank.
As reported by Fortune Magazine, Notarize in Boston has raised $8M in Series A funding led by Polaris Partners with participation by Founder's Fund and Ludlow Ventures. Notarize is the first on-demand remote electronic notary service, allows anyone to legally notarize a document from their iPhone 24 hours per day, 7 days per week... READ MORE
AVA, a personalized, data-driven nutritional coaching solution currently in private beta, today announced that it closed a $3 million seed funding round led by DCM Ventures, with participation from Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, among others. The funding enables continued development of AVA’s technology and expansion of its nutritional science team.
As reported by Xconomy, Mylestoned in Boston has acquired the photo-scanning technology of Heirloom, a San Francisco based startup. Mylestoned lets users share and view collections of memories about deceased individuals. The company raised $1.5M in funding earlier this year from Founder Collective, Boston Seed Capital, Converge and notable angel investors... READ MORE
As announced on Tablelist's blog: Today, I am extremely proud to announce that Tablelist has acquired global venue management, ticketing and CRM platform NightPro. This is a historic moment not only for our two companies, but also for the entire nightlife industry.
As reported by BostInno, Gamer Sensei has raised $2.3M in seed funding led by Accomplice and Boston Seed Capital, along with other investors like Sigma Prime, FJ Labs, Corigin Ventures and angels. Gamer Sensei is a professional eSports coaching platform... READ MORE
Greycork, the furniture brand for the design-conscious and affordable urban lifestyle, today announced it will start shipping to market with the launch of real-time online orders, a first-of-its-kind Home Try Out kit and a brick-and-mortar showroom in its Providence, RI headquarters, while also announcing the close of a $1 million Series Seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and others.