New York-based mobile field management company FieldLens has secured $8 million in Series A funding. OpenView Venture Partners led the round. Current backers High Peaks Venture Partners, Contour Venture Partners, Borealis Ventures, NYC Seed, Lerer Ventures and SoftBank Capital contributed. The company debuted commercially in 2014.
Inglewood, CA-based biotech ImaginAb, Inc. has realized a $21 million Series B investment. Mérieux Développement led the round “syndicated with Novartis Venture Funds, Cycad Group and Nextech Invest,” according to a press release. The company’s goal is to make over the clinical handling of cancer and autoimmune diseases through molecular imaging, says the company’s LinkedIn page.
Stockholm, Sweden mobile payment company iZettle has raised €40 million in a Series C funding round. Zouk Capital led the investment, which saw contributions from Intel Capital and Dawn Capital. The company’s Series A backers Index Ventures, Creandum, Greylock Partners, SEB Private Equity, and Northzone joined as well. American Express, MasterCard, and Banco Santander have all backed iZettle before.
IT performance management company ThousandEyes, Inc. has gained just under $20 million in equity funding, says a Form D the San Francisco-based company filed with the SEC. Thirty-three investors are listed as participating. The company’s customers include Zynga, Dropbox, DocuSign, Zendesk and Evernote.
Boston’s Moontoast, the “Social Rich Media Advertising platform,” has revealed its acquisition of Nashville, TN-based Spendship, which leverages an affiliate social network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the acquisition of Spendship, Moontoast is uniquely positioned to help brands deepen their fan engagement and interaction, from first introduction to ongoing advocacy,” says a Moontoast blog post.
Santa Clara, CA-based Intelis entering the mobile personal assistant space with Ginger Software, as TechCrunch reports the semiconductor company bought some assets and hired employees from the Israeli and U.S. company. Horizons Ventures, Harbor Pacific Capital and Zohar Gilon have funded the company.
Yesterday, The Financial Times broke the news that Apple is in talks to pick up Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. With the buy, Apple will acquire both the Santa Monica-based company’s audio products and its newly-debuted streaming service.