Nokia Acquires Withings

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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.

Circle Raises $60M In Funding

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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.

Strategic Financing

iZotope Raises $7.5M In Funding

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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.

Notarize Raises $8M In Series A Funding

Monday, June 13, 2016

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 Raises $3M In Seed Funding

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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.

Mylestoned Acquires Heirloom's Photo-Scanning Technology

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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

Greycork Raises $1M In Seed Funding

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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.

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