Online platform Hassle.com, which links consumers with cleaners, has completed a $6 million fund raise from Accel Partners. “Hassle.com is disrupting the billion-dollar cleaning services market for the home by bringing the process of finding, booking and paying for a cleaner online,” says a press release. London-based Hassle.com emerged from Springboard, an accelerator program in the United Kingdom.
Predictive project management solution builder LiquidPlanner has raised $8 million in a Series B funding round. TVC Capital invested. The capital raised represents the Seattle-based company’s first since it began in 2007. Its customers include the University of Dayton and Airways New Zealand.
New York-based Flatiron Health, the company behind the OncologyCloud platform, has realized a $130 million Series B investment round. Google Ventures led the funding; current backers First Round Capital and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) contributed. The company says it has also arrived at an agreement to buy Los Altos, CA-based oncology software venture Altos Solutions, Inc.
Udemy, “the world’s largest destination for online courses” has secured $32 million in Series C funding, according to the company. Norwest Venture Partners led the round, which saw participation from MHS Capital and Insight Venture Partners. Total backing behind Udemy, based in San Francisco, comes to $48 million since the company was founded in 2010. “Over 8,000 expert instructors have created more than 16,000 courses in ten languages,” says a post on Udemy’s website.
South San Francisco-based health information company Counsyl has received $28 million in Series D funding. Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners and Goldman Sachs Asset Management co-led the investment. Total backing behind Counsyl came to $93 million.
Investment company Motif Investing has completed a $35 million funding round from investors JPMorgan Chase & Co., Balderton Capital, and Wicklow Capital. Prior backers Foundation Capital, Ignition Partners, Goldman Sachs and Norwest Venture Partners contributed. The company is based in Rancho Cordova, California.
North Palm Beach, Florida personal finance content company Bankrate, Inc. has announced its purchase of San Mateo-based senior care company Caring, Inc.“This acquisition represents a tremendous opportunity for Bankrate. At $60 billion, the senior housing market is already half the size of the $120 billion U.S. Apartment Market, and growing twice as fast,” said Bankrate, Inc. president and CEO Kenneth S. Esterow.
TripAdvisor, the Newton, MA travel company, has revealed it has made an exclusive offer to buy lafourchette, says a press release. The latter company, based in Paris, helps consumers make reservations for restaurants online. Lafourchette leverages upwards of 12,000 restaurant partners spanning Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Two new companies are headed to Google: Seattle-based Appetas, which helps restaurant make websites, and Boston monitoring-as-a-service company Stackdriver.
Inventory and order management software company Lettuce has been picked up by Mountain View-based Intuit, according to reports. PandoDaily says the transaction cost Intuit $30 million. Lettuce’s headquarters are in Venice, CA.
Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Citrix has picked up ScaleXtreme. The San Mateo company, which delivers cloud management solutions, will take on no more new customers, it announced on its website. Both Accel Partners and Ignition Partners have provided ScaleXtreme funding.