Mesosphere, which provides data center systems, has raised a $10.5 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Data Collective and Fuel Capital also participated. The San Francisco-based company aims to accelerate the adoption of Apache Mesos, by providing enterprise products and commercial support for the software, which allows users to better manage datacenters and cloud resources.
Thailand-based aCommerce, which delivers logistics and services to e-commerce companies in Southeast Asia, has raised a $10.7 million Series A round. Inspire Ventures led the financing, and NTT DOCOMO, Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia Limited, Sinar Mas Indonesia, Asia Pacific Digital, Cyberagent Ventures and JL Capital all participated.
Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company, has raised $10 million in Series B financing. New investors Mayo Clinic, Alexandria Venture Investments, and several private investors were joined by existing investors Flagship Ventures and Enso Ventures. The company also announced an exclusive research agreement with mayo Clinic.
FashionandYou.com, one of India’s earliest e-commerce companies, has raised $10 million in Series D funding. Existing investors Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital and Nokia Growth Partners all participated in the round, as did an unnamed new investor. “The new funds will help strengthen the technology behind our inventory light business model, acquire more customers to bolster our flash sale dominance and build a more cohesive brand,” said Aasheesh Mediratta, chief executive of FashionandYou.com said in a press release.
On-demand car service Uber raised a staggering $1.2 billion last week, valuing the company at $17 billion before taking into account this Series D round of funding. New investors Fidelity Investments, Wellington Management and BlackRock participated, as did existing investors Summit Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures and Menlo Ventures. The company has now raised a total of $1.5 billion and plans to expand into new markets with the funding.
MicroEnsure, a U.K.-based microinsurance company, has raised $10.4 million in funding from existing investors and new investment from Sanlam Emerging Markets and AXA. The company will use the funds for its continued expansion into new markets. MicroEnsure has enjoyed an 88 percent increase in the number of clients served in the past five months, according to a company press release.