San Francisco-based gaming studio JuiceBox Games has raised a $2.5 million seed funding round led by Initial Capital. General Catalyst, Index Ventures and Maveron also participated. JuiceBox produces free-to-play mobile games and will use the funds to expand into international markets.
ThredUP, which allows users to buy and sell used clothing, has raised $23 million in a Series D funding round. Highland Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Trinity Ventures and individual investors participated. The company, which claims to offer customers up to 90% discounts on clothing, has raised $46 million in funding to date.
Epic Sciences, a biotech company that develops diagnostics to personalize and advance treatment of cancer, has raised a $30 million Series C round of funding. Investors included RusnanoMedInvest (RMI), Arcus Ventures, Domain Associates, Roche Venture Fund, and Pfizer Venture Investments. “Since our investment in the Series B, Epic has consistently expanded its commercial partnerships to develop new companion diagnostics, demonstrated the clinical utility of Epic’s technology across a broad range of cancers, extended the capabilities of the core technology platform and attracted top talent to thoughtfully advance the company,” said Kim Kamdar, Ph.D., partner at Domain Associates.
Stealthy e-commerce startup Jet has secured $55m in a round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates. Accel Partners, Bain Capital Ventures and MentorTec Ventures all participated. Little is known of Jet, although Crunchbase reports the company is based in Hoboken, New Jersey, has a team of 30 and is expected to launch next year.
Energy storage company Green Charge Networks has raised $56 million in a funding round led by K Road DG. Green Charge Networks will use the funds to finance installations in commercial accounts and schools. “K Road DG believes that Green Charge’s technology solutions respond directly to a global demand for intelligent energy storage,” William Kriegel, CEO of K Road DG, said in a statement.