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8 June 2015

US VCs lead $32m Series B round in silk fibre maker Bolt Threads

rustic-texture-in-waves-1429186-m US venture capital firms Formation 8 and Foundation Capital have co-led a $32.3m Series B financing round in natural silk fiber maker Bolt Threads.

6 May 2015

Ashton Kutcher joins existing investors for $500m round in Zenefits

rolodex-574710-m Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher has joined string of investors in backing a $500m Series C round for HR software company Zenefits.

5 May 2015

Mark Zuckerberg joins VC firms in $100m round for AltSchool

news_school_bus_lrg Founders Fund and Andreessen Horowitz have led a $100m round in micro-school network Operator AltSchool.

18 March 2015

Founders Fund, NEA co-lead $38m round in Collective Health

healthcare Founders Fund and New Enterprise Associates have a co-led a $38m Series B financing round in self-insurance platform provider Collective Health.

21 January 2015

Valor Equity Partners leads $65m round for home improvement network Porch

childrens-homes-893234-m Home improvement support business has closed more than $65m in funding from investors including Valor Equity Partners, Battery Ventures and Founders Fund.

2 October 2014

Fertility app basks in Glow of 20,000 pregnancies with $17m VC financing

pregnant_lrg Early stage investment firm Formation8 has led a $17m Series B financing round for fertility monitoring app Glow, which claims to have already helped more than 20,000 women get pregnant.

24 July 2014

Shasta, Founders Fund in $3.6m financing for Australian website design platform

pattern Shasta Ventures and Founders Fund have joined a $3.6m funding round for website design platform Canva.

22 July 2014

Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, 406 Ventures in hefty $40m Series B for real estate tech-platform

keys-478176-m Founders Fund and Thrive Capital have re-upped in a $40m funding round for tech-driven real estate platform Urban Compass.

16 May 2014

Health insurance startup Oscar snags $80m

medical monitor Health insurance startup Oscar has secured $80m in a Series A round led by Formation8 Partners co-founder Joe Lonsdale.

13 May 2014

Index Ventures, Richard Branson back Bitcoin startup BitPay

bitcoin Venture capital firm Index Ventures has led a $30m Series A round for Bitcoin startup BitPay.

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