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Taulia said Friday that it has closed $18 million in Series C funding. Zurich-based venture fund Lakestar was the lead investor. Existing investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, TELUS Ventures and DAG Ventures also participated in the round. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Taulia is a provider of cloud-based invoice, payment and discounting management solutions.
SmartRecruiters said Thursday that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The lead investor was Rembrandt Venture Partners. The Mayfield Fund also participated in the round. Based in San Francisco, Calif., SmartRecruiters is a hiring platform.
NoRedInk said Thursday that it has closed $2 million in funding. The investors included Google Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership, Learn Capital and Charles River Ventures. Based in San Francisco, Calif., NoRedInk is a learning platform that helps students improve their grammar and writing skills.
Life.SREDA, a venture capital fund that focuses on financial technology-based mobile and internet projects, has made an undisclosed investment in Moven. Backed by Fintech investors, Anthemis Group and Raptor Ventures, Moven is a digital, mobile-direct banking service.
TissueTech said Thursday that it has raised $10 million in financing from Ballast Point Ventures and River Cities Capital Funds. Based in Miami, Florida, TissueTech is a provider of regenerative tissue engineering.
TagMan said Thursday that it has closed $5 million in funding. The lead investors were Greycroft Partners and iNovia Capital. Silicon Valley Bank also participated in the round. TagMan, which has offices in New York and London, is a provider of tag management and marketing data soutions for e-commerce professionals and digital marketers.
TranSwitch Corp. said Thursday that it has closed $2.5 million from Ilex Partners. According to TranSwitch, the financing will be used for "general corporate and working capital purposes." Based in Shelton, Conn., TranSwitch Corp. is a provider of semiconductor solutions.
Coursera, a provider of online education, has named Lila Ibrahim as its first president, according to an announcement on the company's blog. In addition to assuming the helm of Coursera, Ibrahim will continue as an operating partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers. To out further details about the appointment, click here.
TrendKite said Wednesday that it has closed $1.2 million in Series A funding. The lead investor was Silverton Partners. DreamIt Ventures, Inovalon Founder Raymond Walheim, BlackLocus Founder/CEO Rodrigo Carvalho, OtherInbox Founder Joshua Baer and GameFly Founder Sean Spector also participated in the round. Based in Austin, Texas, TrendKite is a provider of marketing and media analytics.
PicCollage said Wednesday that it has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. Investors included 500 Startups, Floodgate Fund, Freestyle Capital, Quest Venture Partners, Sand Hill Angels and XG Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., PicCollage is a photo app.
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