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Allset raises $5 million to cut wait times at restaurants

Allset wants to make restaurants more convenient and efficient for the busy bees of this world and announced today that is has secured $5 million to expand nationwide. Greycroft Partners led this round, with participation from new investor Vaizra Investments. Previous investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Compound, FJ Labs, and SMRK VC Fund also joined. Users…

Culture & Gaming

Torch 3D raises $3.5 million for AR and VR prototyping platform

Torch 3D  has raised $3.5 million to build its augmented and virtual reality prototyping platform. The idea, which came from a couple of Magic Leap alumni, is to make it fast and easy for teams to build, share, and iterate on 3D concepts. Portland, Oregon-based Torch 3D wants to make it possible for any designer…

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LimeBike raises $50 million to expand dockless bike-sharing

Just a few months after launching with a $12 million seed round, dockless bike-sharing startup LimeBike announced today that it has secured a whopping $50 million to expand nationwide. Coatue Management led the investment, with participation from new investors, including GGV Capital, Bill Maris’ Section 32, Franklin Templeton Investments, AME Cloud Ventures, and Stanford’s StartX…

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HappyOrNot raises $14.5 million to expand its ‘smiley’ feedback terminals

HappyOrNot , the Finnish company behind the familiar feedback system that puts physical terminals in retail and other public locations, has raised $14.5 million in a Series A round of funding led by European VC firm and early Spotify investor Northzone, with participation from Australia’s AirTree. This represents the company’s first outside funding. You may…

Tech

IKEA joins $22 million investment in XL Hybrids to electrify company vehicle fleets

XL Hybrids , a company specializing in converting gas- and diesel-powered company vehicles into electric-hybrids, has raised $22 million in a series D round of funding from IKEA Group (IKEA), Constellation Technology Ventures (CTV) — the VC arm of U.S. energy giant Exelon — in addition to a number of “large family office” investors. Founded in…

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CastBox reveals $16 million in funding as global surge in podcast investment continues

If finding out what’s hot in tech requires little more than following the money, then podcasting startups have been positively roasting in recent months. A few weeks back, New York-based Anchor raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Google’s venture capital arm, GV, which followed a week after Swedish audio startup Acast announced…

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Cybersecurity risk-monitoring platform SecurityScorecard raises $27.5 million from Nokia, GV, Intel, Sequoia, others

Cybersecurity rating and risk-monitoring platform SecurityScorecard has raised $27.5 million in a series C round of funding led by Nokia’s global venture capital (VC) arm, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP). Other notable participants in the round include GV (Google Ventures) — which led the company’s $20 million series B round last June — Intel Capital, Sequoia…

Mobile

Supersolid raises $4 million as it preps to launch Home Street mobile game

Developer Supersolid raised $4 million for its casual mobile games such as Home Street, its latest hit. Index Ventures, a venture capital firm that has invested in other hit mobile studios such as King  (Candy Crush Saga) and Supercell (Clash Royale), led the round. “The core team at Supersolid was responsible for many of the…

Security

Attivo Networks raises $21 million to thwart cyberattacks using the art of deception

Attivo Networks , a startup that specializes in thwarting cyberattacks using deception technology, has raised $21 million in a series C round of funding. The round was led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity, with participation from eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s VC firm Omidyar Technology Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures. Founded out of Fremont, California in 2011,…

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Allume raises $3 million for its on-demand personal shopping service

Allume wants to change the way women shop online and announced today that is has raised a $3 million seed round to launch its product out of beta. True Ventures led the investment, with participation from several angel investors. Clients begin their sartorial journey by taking an online quiz on the Allume website . The…