Sammamish, Washington-based OwnZones Media Network has gained $5.9 million in a Series A investment round. OwnZones leverages content aggregation and works with companies such as Reuters and The Guardian. The company debuted this past November.
Dublin biotech Heart Metabolics Limited has realized a $20 million Series A investment. Seroba Kernel Life Sciences, Brandon Capital Partners (on behalf of AustralianSuper), venBio and AshHill funded the round. The company concentrates on the advancement of drugs for cardio-metabolic diseases, according to a press release.
Social and mobile recruiting startup Work4 has gained $7 million in a Series B investment round led by Serena Capital. Matrix Partners participated. Total backing behind the San Francisco-based company comes to $18 million. Work4 has served customers such as AIG, Intel and L’Oreal. “We see a $30 billion market opportunity to transform social networks into the leading source of hires, for every type of organization,” said Work4 CEO Stéphane Le Viet in a statement.
Palo Alto-based biotech Nora Therapeutics,which serves the reproductive medicine space, has finished an $18 million Series B funding round. Novo A/S led the round; Burrill & Company, Prospect Venture Partners, Vivo Capital and Rho Ventures, all of whom invested in Series A, contributed.
ForSight VISION5 has received $15 million in a Series C funding round led by H.I.G. BioVentures. Previous backers Morgenthaler Ventures, Technology Partners, Versant Ventures and Delphi Ventures “broadly supported the financing,” according to a press release. The Menlo Park company also finished enrollment for its Phase 2 Clinical Study for its lead product candidate, the Helios ocular insert.
Email marketing and design company Campaign Monitor has secured $250 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. The 10-year-old company has turned a profit each quarter since its debut, with sales swelling by double digits yearly for the past decade, says a press release. Campaign Monitor, based in Sydney, leverages upwards of 100,000 active paying customers across more than 170 countries.
SpringCM, the Chicago-based Content Cloud Services company, has gained $18 million in funding. Current backers such as Foundation Capital, plus fresh funders such as Square 1 Bank and Goff Capital, invested. “The new funding comes on the heels of the largest revenue year in SpringCM’s history,” says a press release.
Jasper, which serves the Internet of Things space, has raised $50 million in growth funding. Temasek led the investment. The Mountain View-based company “powers the IoT initiatives of more than 1,000 of the world’s most innovative companies,” such as General Electric, General Motors, Nissan and Coca-Cola.
Citymapper has declared via its blog that the company has raised “like.. $ONE BILLION (cents).” The investment, led by Balderton Capital and which saw Connect Ventures, Index Ventures and Greylock Partners contributing, came to $10 million. Some angel investors also participated in the investment. London-based Citymapper is a transport application.
San Francisco-based medical group One Medical Group has gained $40 million in funding led by Redmile Group with contributions from existing backers, according to reports. The company leverages benefits such as “email access to your doctor, online scheduling and prescription renewals,” according to its website.
New York PE firm Warburg Pincus has said yes to one of its affiliates’ buying Electronic Funds Source LLC, an Ogden, Utah corporate payments company. The deal is anticipated to be completed in Q2 2014. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Online credit platform Lending Club has picked up Westborough, MA financing company Springstone Financial at a cost of $140 million in cash and stock. As part of the deal, Lending Club has revealed a fund raise, valued at $65 million from investors such as funds and accounts handled by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., BlackRock, Sands Capital and Wellington Management Company, LLP, says a press release. The San Francisco-based company also secured $50 million in debt funding to support the Springstone purchase.