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Quartzy said on Tuesday that it has closed $4 million in Series A financing. The lead investor was Khosla Ventures. Also participating in the round were Lerer Ventures, David Sacks, Jeremy Stoppelman, Sam Altman and Sreeram Veeragandham. Quartzy is a lab management platform.
Sequenta said on Tuesday that it has raised $20 million in Series C financing. The lead investor was Foresite Capital Management. MDV and Index Ventures also participated in the round. Further, Jim Tananbaum, managing director of Foresite Capital, has joined Sequenta's board of directors. Based in South San Francisco, Calif., Sequenta is a biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of clinical diagnostics.
Pixate said on Tuesday that it has raised $3.8 million in Series A funding. The lead investor was Accel Partners. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Pixate is a provider of user interfaces for mobile applications.
Ranker said on Monday that it has raised $2 million in funding. New investors Lower Capital, BullPen Capital and Data Collective joined existing investors Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, TenOneTen, Tech Coast Angels and Pasadena Angels in the round. Based in Los Angeles, Calif., Ranker is a platform that polls consumer opinions on a wide variety of topics.
Altair Semiconductor said on Monday that it has closed $25 million in funding. Existing investors Bessemer, BRM, Giza, JVP and Pacific Technology participated in the round. Based in Israel, Altair Semiconductor is a provider of LTE chipsets.
Delivery Hero said on Monday that it has raised $30 million in Series D financing. Phenomen Ventures led the round, with participation from existing investors that include Team Europe, Kite Ventures, ru-Net, Tengelmann Ventures, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Point Nine Capital and Kreos Capital. Based in Berlin, Germany, Delivery Hero is an online food ordering platform.
Insightera said on Friday that it has closed $6.5 million in funding. Investors were Lightspeed Venture Partners and Opus Capital. Existing seed investor Glilot Capital also participated in the round. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Insightera is a B2B platform.
We Heart It said on Thursday that it has secured $8 million in Series A funding. Investors included White Oak and IDG Ventures. The funding will be used for product development and personnel expansion. Based in San Francisco, Calif., We Heart It is an image-based social network.
RackWare said on Thursday that it has received $3 million in Series A funding. Kickstart Seed Fund and Osage Venture Partners led the round. Also, Gavin Christensen, managing director at Seed Fund and Nate Lentz, managing partner at Osage Venture Partners join RackWare’s board of directors. Based in Santa Clara, California and Wayne, Pennsylvania, RackWare is a provider of cloud solutions.
Echo Automotive said on Thursday that it has closed on $200,000 in financing from Emerald Private Equity Fund LLC. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Echo Automotive is a provider of technology for fleet vehicles.
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