Virgin Pulse, a workplace wellbeing company, has raised an additional $92 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round, with participation from existing investor Virgin Group. “Virgin has long held the belief that if you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your business. Virgin Pulse is the perfect example of an organization that’s helping companies do precisely that,” said Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder. “We invested in this business as a start-up and see huge opportunities for continued global growth. With this new partnership with Insight Venture Partners, experts in investing in innovative technology companies, we look forward to seeing the Virgin Pulse team deliver even more game-changing solutions that make workforces across the world healthier, happier, and more productive.”
Trustpilot, a review community for online shoppers, has secured $73.5 million in Series D funding. Vitruvian Partners led the round, with participation from previous backers DFJ Esprit, Index Ventures, Northzone and Seed Capital Denmark. The company, which has now raised a total of $118.5 million, will use the funds to continue its growth in North America. “Every day more than 10,000 consumers sign up for a Trustpilot account, demonstrating the growing global trend that a brand is no longer what the company says it is; it’s what the customers say it is,” said Trustpilot Founder and CEO Peter Holten Mühlmann. “Trustpilot is at the forefront of this trend, and we will use this round of funding to invest in teams and technology that enable us to amplify our position as the online standard for trust.”
GumGum, which identifies the content of an image and automatically placed ads to match the picture, has raised 426 million in Series C funding, TechCrunch reports. Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital led the financing, which brings the company’s total raised to $36 million. Previous backers NEA, Upfront Ventures and First Round Capital also participated.
ClearDATA, which provides cloud and security services to the healthcare sector, has closed a $25 million Series C round, with participation from Heritage Group, HLM Venture Partners and Flare Capital Partners. Previous backers Norwest Venture Partners, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Excel Venture Management were also involved. “Security breaches, HIPAA and compliance regulations, and data itself are amassing at levels that quickly outgrow the average existing health IT infrastructure,” said Darin Brannan, CEO, ClearDATA. “Healthcare organizations recognize the need for a purpose-built healthcare exclusive provider to properly address these issues—and so do investors. We are excited to continue our momentum in the healthcare cloud market, which this new funding further accelerates.”