NatureBox, an online delivery company that delivers boxes of all-natural foods to customers every month, has received $30 million in funding from a host of investors. They include SoftBank Capital, General Catalyst Partners, and Kensington Capital, among others. The San Carlos, Calif.-based company has now raised $58.5 million in total. In addition to serving customers in all 50 states, NatureBox partners with WhyHunger to provide meals for low-income children.
Denver-based real-time parking occupancy app Parkifi has raised $2 million from Galavnize Ventures, Access Ventures, and Foundry Group Angels. The company uses sensors to help parking lot operators and cities control their inventory and employ dynamic pricing.
Kano, a do-it-yourself computer kit that allows young people to build and code their own computers, has secured $15 million from the Collaborative Fund and Jim Breyer of Accel Partners. The company is based in London and got its start through a Kickstarter campaign in 2013. Its non-profit arm, Kano Academy, was established to broaden access to Kano products.
CloudGenix, a leader in the software-defined-wide area-network (SD-WAN) market, has raised $25 million in Series B financing from returning backers Mayfield Fund and Charles River Ventures, who were joined by Bain Capital Ventures. One of its main competitors, Viptela, raised $33 million from Sequoia Capital last month. The company is based in Santa Clara, Calif. and was founded in 2013. In addition to the funding, Enrique Salem, who was previously a president and CEO at Symantec, will join the CloudGenix board of directors.
SMS Assist, a cloud-based and mobile first solution for facilities management, has raised $45 million from Insight Venture Partners to bring total funding to $105 million. The company raised $45 million from the Pritzker Group Venture Capital back in 2013. “This capital will allow SMS Assist to accelerate our investment in technology and people, take advantage of new opportunities, and continue our rapid growth,” said SMS Assist’s CEO Michael Rotham in a statement. The company, which claims it helps customers reduce facilities management spend by 20%, is based in Chicago and has over 400 employees.