Inbilin, a social networking voice call app that allows users to call strangers, has raised $15 million in Series A funding from Qiming Venture Partners and Morningside Ventures. The company, which launched in 2013, will use the funds to upgrade servers and build up its team.
Advertising technology company Yieldbot has closed an $18 million Series B round of funding led by SJF Ventures. Existing investors RRE Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures and Common Angles also participated, as did new investor City National Bank. The company plans to use the funds to invest in its real-time consumer tracking technology.
Chinese women’s health company Dayima has raised a $30 million Series C round. The menstruation-tracking app received funding from Ceyuan Ventures, Sequoia Capital China and Bertelsmann Asia Investments. The company has previously raised $15 million for its current backers. The app also features a social network for women.
Mogujie, the Chinese social shopping platform, has raised $200 million in Series D funding, valuing the company at $1 billion. Hopu Fund, TbP Capital, Qiming Venture Partners and Banyan Fund all participated in the round. The website claims to have had 80 million users, with 35 million being monthly active users on mobile.
Egenera, which operates in the cloud management software space, has secured $16 million in funding from Comvest Partners The company will use the funds for product innovation and its go-to-market strategy. Pete Manca, CEO of Egenera said: “The new funding will help fuel our sales and marketing efforts, enabling more companies to transform the way they manage their cloud infrastructures and virtual data centers.”
Twitter has announced it will acquire native advertising technology company Namo Media. The social media giant will roll the Namo Media technology in the MoPub ad serving platform that it bought last year for more than $300 million. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Dropbox has acquired the stealth sharing early stage startup Droptalk, which is yet to make any of its products publicly available. Droptalk is developing a browser extension which will allow users to share links with friends privately. Deal terms were not disclosed.