Finance app developer Wacai has received a $15 million series A+ injection from Qiming Venture Partners, according to TechNode. Previously, Hangzhou-based Wacai had secured roughly $10 million in a Series A investment from IDG Capital Partners. Total backing comes to almost $30 million.
New York’s Skillshare, which leverages an online learning platform, has raised $6.1 million in funding. Eleven investors participated in the round, though their identities were not disclosed. Among its prior investors: Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital, SV Angel, Founder Collective, Collaborative Fund, and individual backers including Jason Finger of Seamless, Karl Jacob of Facebook and David Tisch of Techstars.
Jewish Business News reports Guggenheim Partners has pumped $9 million in new equity capital into Replay Technologies, purveyor of freeD technology. Cervin Ventures is listed as an investor on the company’s website. Globes recently reported the NBA would utilize the Tel-Aviv based company’s freeD technology for the NBA All-Stars game and dunking contest.
Mono Consultants, which delivers network support solutions to the mobile telecoms industry in the U.K., has raised £7 million ($11.7 million) from the Business Growth Fund, according to reports. GrowthBusiness.co.uk states Glasgow-based Mono Consultants is looking to reach a £40 million turnover this year.
Identified announced on its website the company has been picked up by enterprise cloud company Workday. The San Francisco-based big data and analytics company had secured $22.5 million from backers like VantagePoint Capital Partners, Bill Draper, Tim Draper, Capricorn Investment Group and Innovation Endeavors. Pleasanton, California-based Workday recently announced revenues of $468.9 million for fiscal year 2014, which represents a 71 percent increase year-over-year.
Nippon TV will snap up Los Angeles-based Hulu’s business in Japan. “As part of the acquisition…Hulu will license its brand and technology to a subsidiary of Nippon TV,” according to a Nippon TV press release. Hulu says in the last three years, the Tokyo company has topped average household viewer ratings.