Social intelligence company Brandwatch completed a $33 million Series C funding round led by Partech Ventures. Previous investors Highland Europe and Nauta Capital also participated. The company, which recently opened an office in Singapore, will continue to open more offices in the future and build on its U.S. presence. “This is another big milestone for us,” said Giles Palmer, Brandwatch CEO. “It’s a substantial investment from a great firm, Omri and the Partech team are world-class. We are going to continue building an extraordinary company – one that listens to and looks after its customers, cares for its staff and works hard to build innovative, elegant, useful products. I love working here and I love the energy that every Brandwatcher brings into our offices every day. Game on.”
Gobble, a startup that delivers 10-minute meals to its subscribers, has raised $10.75 million in funding, Silicon Valley Business Journal reports. The company is planning to use the funds to expand beyond California and Nevada. Gobble is currently servicing around one million meals per year now and is looking to offer its service nationwide. Trinity Ventures led the financing round.
KeepTruckin, a San Francisco-based startup allowing trucking companies to track their fleets and drivers to log their hours, has raised $8 million in financing from Index Ventures and Google Ventures. The company will use the funds to invest further in its product and customer service. KeepTruckin also announced the launch of its new electronic logging device, which plugs into a vehicle’s diagnostic port and connects wirelessly to the KeepTruckin Logbook app.
TrendKite, a PR analytics company, has raised $10.7 million in Series C funding led by Noro-Moseley Partners. Battery Ventures, Silverton Partners and Mercury Fund, all previous investors, participated in this round. The company will use the funds to double its team of 70 employees within the next six months. TrendKite has raised $20.6 million to date. “This round, combined with the last, gives us the foundation needed to scale our company for further growth,” said Erik Huddleston, CEO of TrendKite. “We are aggressively recruiting top talent and are accelerating the product roadmap that will empower PR professionals and corporate brands.”