BGV announces first close of fourth fund


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BGV has made a first close of its fourth fund.

DFJ growth adds two partners

The firm added Sandesh Patnam and Jess Segal.

Homebound nabs $35 mln Series B

Homebound, a California-based startup focused on helping families rebuild their homes after wildfires, has raised $35 million in Series B funding.

Collaborative Fund hires Plaid investor Friedman from Goldman Sachs

Ian Friedman joins Collaborative Fund as a general partner in New York.

VC-backed Q4 buys S&P’s IR webhosting business

Toronto-based Q4 is a provider of of cloud-based investor relations solutions.

Pawlicy Advisors reels in $1 mln

Pawlicy Advisor, a New York-based provider of pet insurance comparison services, has secured $1 million in funding.

NextView targets $75 mln for fourth fund

NextView Ventures is seeking to raise $75 million for its fourth fund, according to an SEC filing.

High Alpha appoints Smith as business design head

High Alpha, an Indianapolis-based venture studio, has named Eric Smith as head of business design.

CIBC funds Otodata Wireless Network

Montreal-based Otodata Wireless Network Inc, a provider of remote sensing products and technologies, has secured C$7.5 million in funding.

HelloDone procures seed funding

UK-based Dazzle, an automated conversation platform, has raised 2.3 million pounds in seed funding.

Wipro Ventures wraps up sophomore fund

Wipro Ventures has closed its second fund at $150 million.

Epsagon locks in $16 mln Series A

Epsagon, a microservices application monitoring company, has secured $16 million in Series A funding.

Nanox nets $26 mln

Nanox, a medical imaging tech company, has secured $26 million in funding.

WeCook pulls in funding

WeCook, formerly known as Nutrition Fit Plus, has secured C$6 million in funding.

Xanadu picks up funding

Toronto-based Xanadu, a quantum hardware and technology company, has secured C$4.4 million in funding.

Arpeggio Bio rakes in $3.2 mln seed

Boulder, Colorado-based Arpeggio Bio, a preclinical company, has raised $3.2 million in seed financing.

Lead Edge Capital invests in Essential Accessibility

Essential Accessibility, a provider of accessibility-as-a-service, has raised US$16 million in funding.

Lydia takes in Series B

French mobile payment company Lydia has secured 40 million euros in Series B funding.

Emendo Biotherapeutics scores $61 mln Series B

Emendo Biotherapeutics, a provider of synthetic biology to address untreatable diseases, has raised $61 million in Series B funding.

Fortress leads $120 mln round for NextNav

NextNav LLC, a provider of 3D geolocation services, has raised $120 million in financing.