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    Genalyte raises $36 million from Khosla for its one-drop blood test

    Genalyte raises $36 million from Khosla for its one-drop blood test

    Theranos competitor Genalyte just announced it has raised an equity round of $36 million in funding led by Khosla Ventures and Redmile Group. The San Diego-based startup leverages lab-on-a-chip technology it says can run through up to 128 different tests on a single finger prick of blood in under 15 minutes using what it calls its Maverick Detection Platform. Genalyte’s proprietary… Read More

  • Board of Hampton Creek said to be investigating buyback allegations

    Board of Hampton Creek said to be investigating buyback allegations

    The board of Hampton Creek has hired one of the Big Four accounting firms to investigate claims in a Bloomberg story that the San Francisco-based vegan food company executed on a campaign to buy back mass quantities of its eggless mayo product, Just Mayo. A source familiar with the situation says the board was unaware of the alleged scheme until contacted by Bloomberg’s reporters… Read More

  • Boku locks down another $13.75M to fund carrier connections for global expansion

    Boku locks down another $13.75M to fund carrier connections for global expansion

    Global mobile payments company Boku announced a $13.75 million funding round today led by a consortium of UK investors. The company had previously raised approximately $77.25 million from Khosla Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Index Ventures, Benchmark, and Andreessen Horowitz among others. The relatively small round, within the greater context of the company’s past… Read More

  • AirHelp raises $12 million to deal with airline customer service for you

    AirHelp raises $12 million to deal with airline customer service for you

    Few things are more dreadful than dealing with airline customer service. Fortunately, there’s a startup that wants to make those calls for you. For hassle-free travel, AirHelp is raising $12 million in Series A funding from a group of investors, including Khosla Ventures and Evan Williams.  AirHelp promises to get you money from airlines when you deserve it. And they’ve… Read More

  • Roofstock launches marketplace for purchasing rented homes

    Roofstock launches marketplace for purchasing rented homes

    Armed with $13.25 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Ron Conway, Marc Benioff, Bain Capital and others, Roofstock is launching a marketplace for buying and selling already-rented homes. The idea is that if you buy a home that currently has tenants, you avoid the hassle of finding renters and the investment property will immediately generate cash flow. Sellers can also list properties… Read More

  • Impossible Foods Raises a Whopping $108 Million For Its Plant-Based Burgers

    Impossible Foods Raises a Whopping $108 Million For Its Plant-Based Burgers

    Impossible Foods, a four-year-old, Redwood City, Ca.-based company at work on a new generation of meats and cheeses made entirely from plants, has raised $108 million in new funding from a powerful group of backers. Investors in the round, which was led by UBS, include Viking Global Investors and earlier backers Khosla Ventures; Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates; and Horizons Ventures, which… Read More

  • Fundera Picks Up $11.5 Million In Series B Funding

    Fundera Picks Up $11.5 Million In Series B Funding

    Fundera, the online credit marketplace that helps small business secure loans started by GroupMe cofounder Jared Hecht, has today announced the close of a $11.5 million Series B funding round led by Susquehanna Growth Equity with participation from existing investors including QED Investors, Khosla Ventures, and First Round Capital. Alongside the funding, SGE’s Scott Feldman and… Read More

  • GitLab Raises $4M Series A Round From Khosla Ventures For Its Open Source Collaboration Platform

    GitLab Raises $4M Series A Round From Khosla Ventures For Its Open Source Collaboration Platform

    GitLab, the open source Git-based collaboration platform for developers, today announced that it has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Khosla Ventures. The YC-backed company, which offers both a free community edition, a free SaaS version and a paid enterprise edition of its service, says it will use the additional funding to accelerate growth and expand its global operations. Read More

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    Clear Labs Aims To Be Google Search For GMOs In Packaged Food

    Clear Labs Aims To Be Google Search For GMOs In Packaged Food

    How much gluten, genetically modified organisms and other allergens are in that cereal you ate this morning? Not many people know what is in their food right now, but genomic data startup Clear Labs hopes to index all the packaged fare in the world so we do. The startup uses technology related to sequencing human genomes in clinical trials but applies it to food products. And it’s… Read More

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