Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing ($61.6M in US dollars) led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America's largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated in the round. The round is comprised of new funding, as well as a convertible note that was announced earlier in the year, and brings Hopper's total funding to date to $104M CAD.
Apptopia, the mobile app intelligence provider, today announced its second round of seed funding led by Ashton Kutcher's and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures. The round of $2.7 million brings Apptopia's total funding to $5 million and included the minds of Mark Cuban, 500 Startups, RTA Ventures, Full Tilt Capital, Telegraph Hill Capital, Expansion VC and more. Several parties, including Mark Cuban, have participated in both rounds.
As reported by BostInno, Fasten in Boston has raised $10M in funding led by Almaz Capital and UFG Capital. Fasten is a ridesharing company with operations in two markets, Boston and Austin... READ MORE
Ovuline, the leading women's healthcare technology company behind the Ovia Fertility, Pregnancy, and Parenting apps, announced today it has raised $10 million in new funding and will rebrand as "Ovia Health."
As reported by BostInno, Skedaddle has raised $2.1M in funding. The round was led by Arena Ventures. Skedaddle is pairing crowdsourced route demand with luxurious bus rides, making travel affordable, direct, and comfortable to all... READ MORE
SessionM, an industry leading mobile-first marketing automation and loyalty platform, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has led a $35 million strategic growth investment round in the company. Salesforce Ventures also participated as a new investor, along with existing investors including Causeway Media Partners, Charles River Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
DraftKings, the controversial daily fantasy sports site, has raised $153 million in new venture capital funding, Fortune has learned.