New York 3D printing venture SOLS has gained $6.4 million in Series A investment, according to reports. Lux Capital led the round, which included contributions from Founders Fund, RRE, Felicis Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures, FundersGuild and Grape Arbor VC. The company had previously secured $1.75 million in VC funding.
San Mateo’s Doximity, which offers a LinkedIn-type platform for doctors, has realized a $54 million Series C investment. DFJ and funds and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. co-led the round. Funds and accounts managed by Morgan Stanley Investment Management contributed to the fund raise. More than one-third of American doctors have joined the network, and the company has increased its user base by more than 3x since it last secured funding in September of 2012, says a press release. Total backing behind the company now reaches $81 million.
San Diego tag management company Tealium, a 2013 Red Herring North America winner, has secured $20 million in growth capital. Silver Lake Waterman led the investment. The company also revealed Q1 results including 120 percent revenue growth, 100 percent growth in enterprise customers on a global scale, and a 120 percent customer revenue renewal rate, according to a press release. Tealium has received $47.5 million in funding since January of 2012, with investors Battery Ventures and Tenaya Capital earlier backing the company.
U.K.-based Brightpearl, which leverages a retail management system, has gained $10 million in funding. MMC Ventures, a new backer, led the round, which was joined by Quayle Munro and current investors Notion Capital and Eden Ventures. “Since 2011, more than $1.4 billion of gross merchandise value has been traded on the Brightpearl Commerce Acceleration Platform,” says a press release.
Apigee, which leverages a digital acceleration platform, has finished a $60 million investment round from new backers Pine River Capital Management and Wellington Management company, as well as Norwest Venture Partners, Third Point LLC, Bay Partners, SAP Ventures, Focus Ventures, Accenture and funds managed by BlackRock. Funding behind the company now comes to $171 million. San Jose-based Apigee serves customers including eBay, AT&T and Walgreens.
San Francisco software analytics company New Relic has raised $100 million in funding to support product development and international expansion, says a press release. The investment was led by funds affiliated with BlackRock, Inc. and Passport Capital, LLC, and saw contributions from T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and Wellington Management. The company scrutinizes more than 200 billion data points daily.
Tidemark, the Redwood, City business planning and enterprise analytics solutions company, has debuted Tidemark Playbooks and revealed a $32 million fund raise, according to a press release. Silicon Valley Bank, Tenaya Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, and Redpoint Ventures invested. Total backing behind Tidemark now comes to $80 million. The company ramped up revenues by 300 percent in fiscal 2014.
Brazil-based online insurance and financial services company Bidu has gained a $20 million Brazilian Real ($8.9 million) Series B investment led by Amadeus Capital Partners. Monashees Capital, Otto Capital Partners and Bertelsmann contributed to the round. “They have already demonstrated the ability to deliver rapid revenue growth and build market share in the world’s seventh-largest economy with some 100 million Internet users,” says Pat Burtis, partner at Amadeus Capital Partners.
San Francisco-based Caviar has received $13 million from Tiger Global’s venture fund, says WSJ. Caviar is an online food ordering and delivery platform. The company currently operates in New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Seattle.
Palo Alto’s TIBCO Software has purchased San Francisco business intelligence (BI) and reporting software company Jaspersoft Corporation. In all, the ticket price for the deal came to about $185 million. Jaspersoft’s open source BI software leverages almost 16 million product downloads globally and 2,000 commercial customers across 100 countries, says a press release.
Austin-based semiconductor company Cirrus Logic, Inc. has agreed to buy Edinburgh’s Wolfson Microelectronics plc. for a cost of £2.35 per share, suggesting the business’ value at £278 million ($467.8 million). The deal has yet to be approved.
San Francisco’s Zinio, magazine app and “the world’s first and largest digital newsstand,” has picked up Barcelona-based mobile apps services company Audience Media, according to a press release, which also reports digital magazines as representing an $11 billion opportunity. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Audience Media’s customers include Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping and Marie Claire.