LeadiD, which mediates lead transactions, has gained a Series A investment round valued at $7 million. Comcast Ventures, Tribeca Venture Partners, and Genacast Ventures invested. Total backing behind the Ambler, Pennsylvania company now reaches $9.7 million. In 2013, LeadiD increased platform usage and revenues three times over, according to a press release.
EVRYTHNG, which serves the market around Internet of Things, has received $7 million in a Series A investment round. Atomico, BHLP LLC, Cisco and Dawn Capital provided funding. The London company’s customers include Red Bull, Diageo, Unilever and Mondelez International. On Cisco’s part, the investment comes via its VC arm’s commitment to support early-stage ventures in the next 2-3 years with $150 million in capital, increasing on the $100 million promised earlier, according to the company.
Ayla Networks, which also operates in the Internet of Things space, received funding from Cisco Investments as well. The Sunnyvale, CA company raised $14.5 million in a Series B round from Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Linear Venture, SJF Ventures and current backers Voyager Capital and Crosslink Capital. Ayla Networks also revealed the startup is headed to China.
Enterome Bioscience SA has secured €10 million ($13.9 million) in its Series B funding round’s first tranche. Seventure and Lundbeckfond Ventures, both current backers, led the investment; Omnes Capital contributed. Paris-based Enterome endeavors to build disease management solutions based on understanding the gut microbiome, says a press release.
Authentication and encryption company CertiVox has received $8 million in Series B funding. NTT DOCOMO Ventures and existing investor Octopus Investments backed the round. In all, CertiVox has secured $17 million by way of seed and Series A fund raises. The company is based in London.
Cambridge, MA-based energy storage technology company Ambri has realized a $35 million Series C funding round. KLP Enterprises, Building Insurance Bern, the Swiss Insurance Company, and the family office of Karen Pritzker and Michael Vlock joined current investors such as Khosla Ventures, Total (the energy venture) and Bill Gates. Total backing behind Ambri exceeds $50 million. The company is the exlusive licensee of MIT-developed IP for the Liquid Metal Battery, says a press release.
Marketing tech enterprise Unified has bought awe.sm, a San Francisco company delivering social media measurement. Awe.sm has been backed by Upfront Ventures, Neu Venture Capital, kbs+ Ventures and Foundry Group. “The combined companies serve over 600 customers, including Global 2000 brands and their agencies,” says a press release. No financial terms were disclosed. Unified has offices in New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
New York open source video company Kaltura has picked up Tel Aviv-based Tvinci, which delivers Pay OTT TV services, according to a press release. PricewaterhouseCoopers reports the OTT space will swell to $17.44 billion by 2017. Terms of the transaction weren’t revealed.