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  • Prynt grabs $7 million for its photo-printing phone case

    Prynt grabs $7 million for its photo-printing phone case

    Prynt just raised a $7 million Series A round led by GGV Capital. Prynt turns your smartphone into a Polaroid camera thanks to a phone case that can print instant photos. In addition to the hardware component, Prynt also has a nifty app that lets you scan photos to view short video clips. The Prynt phone case started as a popular Kickstarter project, raising more than $1.5 million. You can… Read More

  • PlushCare nabs $8M Series A to prove telehealth can go mainstream

    PlushCare nabs $8M Series A to prove telehealth can go mainstream

    Today, PlushCare, a telehealth service, is announcing an $8 million Series A led by GGV Capital with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Exponent. Telehealth is anything but new, Teladoc, now public, was founded in the early 2000s to provide remote care over video conference, but PlushCare aims to accomplish what others have thus far been unable to do — actually get… Read More

  • Wish is raising again, and giving late-stage investors protection

    Wish is raising again, and giving late-stage investors protection

    Wish, a San Francisco-based e-commerce mobile app that’s taken off in the U.S. and Europe by selling watches, clothing and other items extremely cheaply, is raising a new round of funding, a new filing shows. (The research company CB Insights spied the filing first.) Neither the size of the round nor the valuation are included, but the filing shows that Series F investors coming into… Read More

  • Lively racks up $4 million to become the Warby Parker of lingerie

    Lively racks up $4 million to become the Warby Parker of lingerie

    Following in the footsteps of Warby Parker, Everlane and Bonobos, a New York City startup called Lively has raised $4 million in seed funding to grow its direct-to-consumer lingerie brand. Incorporated as Intimates Online Inc., Lively was founded by CEO Michelle Cordeiro Grant, a long-time fashion insider. Working previously within the online division of Victoria’s Secret, and at… Read More

  • GGV Capital just made a couple of high-profile hires

    GGV Capital just made a couple of high-profile hires

    GGV Capital, the nearly 20-year-old cross-border venture firm, with offices on both Sand Hill Road and in Beijing and Shanghai, has brought some new, interesting people into its orbit: Jason Costa, who spent the last three years as a product manager at Pinterest and the two previous years working on Twitter’s platform, has joined the outfit as an entrepreneur-in-residence… Read More

  • HashiCorp raises $24M for its DevOps infrastructure software

    HashiCorp raises $24M for its DevOps infrastructure software

    HashiCorp, which offers a number of tools that help developers write and deploy their applications (including the popular open-source Vagrant tool for setting up development environments), today announced that it has raised a $24 million Series B round. This new round, which brings the company’s total funding to $34 million, was led by GGV Capital. Mayfield, True Ventures and new… Read More

  • Musical.ly raising $100 million at $500 million valuation for social music videos

    Musical.ly raising $100 million at $500 million valuation for social music videos

    Musical.ly, the app that makes it easy to create music videos, is in the process of raising about $100 million in funding, at around a $500 million post-money valuation, TechCrunch has learned. The details are still being finalized, but the plan is for GGV Capital and Qiming Venture Partners to co-lead the round, with participation from Greylock Partners and DCM. Headquartered in… Read More

  • Poshmark raises $25 million for its fashion resale marketplace

    Poshmark raises $25 million for its fashion resale marketplace

    Poshmark, the site for buying and selling women’s fashion, has announced that it has raised $25 million in a round led by GGV Capital. Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital is joining the company’s board of directors. Attracting 1.5 million sellers since its launch, Poshmark has found a niche in the clothing resale business, with an app that makes cleaning out your closet… Read More

  • GGV Capital just raised $1.2 billion; here’s where it plans to invest it

    GGV Capital just raised $1.2 billion; here’s where it plans to invest it

    Back in February, we told you GGV Capital was raising a more than a billion dollars from its investors. This morning, the 16-year-old, cross-border venture firm is making it official. The final tally, says GGV, is $1.2 billion, including a $675 million main fund; a $225 million “Plus” fund to back its most promising companies as they mature; a $250 million… Read More