Deals are closing – VC update 5/15/2017

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We will have our next launch several months from now, but we do like to remind you deals are getting funded.  Happy to see our old friend TPG Capital pulling the trigger big and small and other deals:


Vice Media, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based media company, is reportedly raising a new round of funding that would give it a market value of more than $5 billion. Investors could include TPG Capital and CVC Capital Partners.

Delivery Hero, a Berlin-based food delivery platform, raised €387 million ($423 million) from Naspers.

Terminus, an Atlanta account-based marketing platform, raised $10.3 million in Series B funding. Atlanta Ventures and Edison Partners co-led the round, and were joined by HubSpot, High Alpha, and Vine St. Ventures. Existing investors including Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures and Knoll Ventures participated.

Mintigo, a San Mateo, Calif.-based predictive analytics AI platform, raised $10 million in funding. Investors include Glilot Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital IL, Adams Street Partners, Giza Venture Capital, Maverick Ventures and Vintage Investment Partners.

unu, a Berlin-based smart electric scooter developer, raised €7.5 million ($8.2 million) in funding. Investors include Capnamic Ventures, Iris Capital, NRW.Bank and

People Power, a Redwood City, Calif.-based Internet of Things and artificial intelligence software company, raised $4 million in Series B-1 funding. Investors include innogy SE and Origin Energy.

AppOnboard, a Los Angeles-based developer of mobile demos for apps and games, raised $4 million in funding. Investors include Troy Capital Partners and London Venture Partners.

AKUA, a Baltimore, Md.-based cargo container tracking solution provider, raised $3 million in seed funding. Crosslink Capital led the round, and was joined by Talis Capital and Enterprise Security Syndicate.

Truepic, a San Diego, Calif.-based digital photo verification company, raised $1.75 million in seed funding from investors including Jeffrey Parker, Andrew Flilpowski, and William Sahlman.

Aflore, a Colombia-based financial services company, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding from Fiinlab.

TPG Capital Management raised its bid for Fairfax Media (ASX:FXJ), an Australian media company, to an offer of A$2.76 billion ($2.04 billion), according to Reuters. Read more.

Wendel (ENXTPA:MF) is selling Constantia Labels, a Germany-based packaging company, according to Reuters. The deal could value the company at more than €1 billion ($1.1 billion). Read more.

General Atlantic made an investment of an undisclosed amount in ControlExpert, a Germany-based car insurance service provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.


Author: JDM

Simi Private

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