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March 9, 2018

Boston Tech Deals Roundup - Acquisitions and Funding News (Feb 26 - Mar 7)

Here’s your look at the acquisitions and funding news in Boston tech from Feb 26 to Mar 7!


Acquisitions


Circle acquires Poloniex
Poloniex is one of leading token exchange platforms.
Location: Boston

Also, Circle is hiring! Check out its BIZZpage


Humatics acquires 5D Robotics
Humatics also acquired 5D’s subsidiary Time Domain.
Location: Boston

 
Wolters Kulwer Health acquires Firecracker
Firecracker develops EdTech for medical students.
Location: Boston

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S&P Global acquires Kensho
Kensho’s AI, machine learning, data visualization, and analytics technology will be part of S&P’s emerging technology department.
Location: Boston


Funding


CyberX raises $18M in a Series B
CyberX is a cyber security firm focusing on protecting infrastructure.
Investors/Firms: Norwest Venture Partners
Location: Boston


Moltin announces $8M Series A Round
Moltin offers an API-first commerce solution for brands and retailers.
Investors/Firms: Underscore.VC
Location: Boston


Corvus Insurance announces $4M Seed Round
Corvus is an InsurTech startup acting as an MGA for SMBs.
Investors/Firms: Bain Capital Partners
Location: Boston


FreshAddress obtains strategic investment
FreshAddress is an email marketing optimization firm.
Investors/Firms: TZP Growth Partners
Location: Boston


WHOOP divulges $25M Series C funding
The company is creating wearable technology for athletic performances.
Investors/Firms: UAE71 Capital, David Stern (NBA Commissioner), Jack Dorsey (Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter), Nicholas Negroponte (MIT Media Lab Founder)
Location: Boston


Luminoso announces Series A funding totaling $12.6M
Luminoso is a natural language company that provides AI-powered customer insight.
Investors/Firms: SD Porter Holdings and Raptor Holdco
Location: Cambridge


New Fund


Ziad Moukheiber creates EQX, an evergreen angel fund
Ziad Moukheiber CEO of Boston Harbor Angels, a leading angel investing group, and will focus on early-stage startups in the IT space.
Location: Boston


Colin Barry is a Staff Writer & Editor at VentureFizz. Follow him on Twitter @ColinKrash

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