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All-star team of synthetic biologists raise $53 million for cancer therapy startup Senti

A who’s-who from the world of synthetic biological research have come together to launch Senti Biosciences with $53 million in funding from a slew of venture capital investors. Led by Tim Lu, a

Groupon’s billionaire cofounder Eric Lefkofsky just raised $70 million for his new company

Chicago billionaire Eric Lefkofsky has started five companies, none of which would seem to lead him to found a company that’s trying to cure cancer. Yet investors just gave his newest, two-year-

VCs love insurance, even if you don’t

At first blush it may seem like insurance and venture capital make an odd couple. Venture capital is all about taking big risks for the potential of even bigger payouts down the road, while insurance

Transfix keeps on truckin’, with $42 million in fresh funding led by NEA

When we last checked in on Transfix in late 2015, the then two-year-old, 26-person, New York-based transportation startup was determined to use its tech to increasingly match customers needing interst

With $50 million in funding, Brandless sells everyday essentials for $3 each

Brandless is a new consumer-packaged goods company that is looking to reduce the cost of grocery staples with a direct-to-consumer business model. Led by serial entrepreneurs Tina Sharkey and Ido Leff

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precis

MuleSoft soars 46% on first day of trading

It's the first enterprise tech IPO of the year and it's off to the races. MuleSoft, which helps businesses like Netflix and Spotify with their APIs, closed at $24.75, a 46 percent premium to its IPO p

New Enterprise Associates is targeting a whopping $3 billion for its newest fund

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the 40-year-old venture firm, has signaled its intention to raise $3 billion for its 16th fund in a new SEC filing. The Form D states that the first sale has yet to

Real-time crash reporting tool Sentry grabs $9 million from NEA & Accel

Sentry, a real-time crash reporting tool for web, mobile and games, has come a long way from its roots as an internal tool used at the blog comment hosting service Disqus. The startup has since be

MasterClass Raises $15 Million For Online Classes Taught By Celebrities

MasterClass, a San Francisco-based online education platform that’s luring some of the most talented professionals in their respective fields to teach, has raised $15 million in Series B funding led

Image Recognition Invades Shopping As Curalate Raises $27.5M

Pinterest. Instagram. Tumblr. The future of the web is visual, but how does anyone make money on that? By understanding what's in the images people post and connecting them to where you can buy what y

Sundar Raises $1.3 Million From NEA To Bring Transparency To Fashion’s Supply Chain

It was in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza disaster, amid a growing push for greater oversight and an increasing number of startup fashion brands catering to this sustainable sensibility, that Jag Gill

Fitness Wearable And Coaching Startup GOQii Lands $13.4M Series A From NEA And Cheetah Mobile

Wearable fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular, but a lot of them are quickly abandoned after the novelty of tracking exercise and sleep wears off. GOQii, however, believes it has landed

Placester Raises $27M Series C Round For Its Real Estate Marketing Platform

Placester, a service that helps real estate agents and brokers to serve their clients and market themselves better, today announced that it has raised a $27 million Series C round. The round includes

EVE Online Maker CCP Games Raises $30 Million For VR Games

<a target="_blank" href="">CCP Games</a>, the company behind the massively multiplayer online roleplaying game <a target="_blank" href="">EVE Online</a

Cybersecurity Firm Illusive Networks Raises $22M Series B, Looks To Protect Through Deception

Sometimes the best way to protect data is to make it appear as vulnerable as possible. Illusive networks, an Israeli cybersecurity firm launched just a few months ago, has captured the attention of in

NEA And Upfront Ventures Back Subscription Box Company FabFitFun In $3.5M Round

Not all the “box of the month” clubs have found success, but one that took a slightly differentiated route – full-sized products, shipped quarterly – has bootstrapped its way t

NEA Backs On-Demand Beauty Business Glamsquad In $15 Million Series B

New York-based Glamsquad, a startup in the “Uber for X” category of on-demand businesses, has just raised another $15 million for its mobile beauty service that brings hair stylists, makeu

Employee Relocation Platform Move Guides Closes $15.6M Series B

<a target="_blank" href="">Move Guides</a>, the London and San Francisco startup that offers 'talent mobility' software in the cloud to help companies manage the relocation o

Code42 Snares Huge $85M Series B Investment

Code42, the Minneapolis-based developers of the Crashplan enterprise backup tool, announced a massive $85 million round today. Code42 doesn’t do them small. It has had only one previous round f
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