Mobile deeplinking company URX has gained $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Accel Partners. First Round Capital, SV Angel and Google Ventures contributed. In all, San Francisco-based URX has accrued $15.1 million in funding. The company’s customers include Spotify, Threadflip and HotelTonight.
Jerusalem crowdfunding company OurCrowd has gained $25 million in Series B funding. The fund raise represents the biggest-ever investment round in the equity crowdfunding sector, says a press release citing the company and published information. The platform had earlier received $5.5 million in Series A investment. “OurCrowd has raised another $43 million for its 36 portfolio companies from accredited investors in 26 different countries,” the release states.
Provo, Utah-based InsideSales.com has secured $100 million in a Series C round led by Polaris Partners. Kleiner Perkins also provided a considerable amount of the raise. Acadia Woods, EPIC Ventures, Zetta Venture Partners and salesforce.com joined prior backers U.S. Venture Partners and Hummer Winblad in investing. The company, which has ramped up sales by 107 percent year-over-year, offers cloud-based sales acceleration technology, according to a press release.
Paris-based therapeutic companion software provider Voluntis has raised €20.75 million ($28.7 million) in a Series D investment round. Bpifrance Large Venture and Innovation Capital co-led the funding. Qualcomm Ventures and Vesalius Biocapital participated along with prior backers CapDecisif Management and CM-CIC Capital Innovation, and Sham. “This fund raising is one of the largest rounds of investment in the m-health sector this year,” says a press release.
Wanderful Media has raised $14.5 million from current media company backers. The Los Gatos-based venture leverages the Find&Save shopping solution across tablets, web browsers, mobile and newspaper sites, according to its website. Now the company has debuted Find&Save for Android. With the fresh funding, total backing behind Wanderlust Media exceeds $50 million.
Hangzhou’s Alibaba Group Holding Limited and Shanghai’s Yunfeng Capital will provide roughly $1.22 billion to Beijing-based Internet television venture Youku Tudou Inc. via a joint investment vehicle. Capital will buy Class A shares in the media company. Following the transaction, Alibaba and Yungfeng Capital will indirectly own about 16.5 percent and 2.0 percent of all Youku Tudou’s issued and outstanding shares, respectively, according to a press release.
San Jose-based medical device venture SI-BONE, Inc. has received $33 million of growth capital funding. Investors were OrbiMed, Novo A/S, Montreux Equity Partners and Skyline Ventures. The company provides a minimally-invasive surgical device, the iFuse Implant System, and facilitates diagnosis and treatment of patients with low back issues, says a press release.