MassMutual Ventures

Even Financial Secures $25 Million To Scale Its API Platform | 9/9/2019

Even Financial Secures $25 Million To Scale Its API Platform By Noah Long ● September 8, 2019 Even Financial Secures $25 Million To Scale Its API Platform Even Financial — a leading API company for financial services search, acquisition, and monetization — has raised $25 million in strategic funding led by Citi Ventures Even Financial — a leading API for financial services search, acquisition, and monetization — $25 million in a strategic round of funding …

Even Financial raises $25 million | 9/5/2019

Even Financial, “the leading API for financial services search, acquisition, and monetization,” has raised $25 million in a round co-led by Citi Ventures and MassMutual Ventures, with participation from LendingClub and existing investors that include American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, F-Prime Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, and Goldman Sachs. Founded in 2015, Even Financial is a B2B2C fintech company that can turn “any consumer touchpoint into an ROI-driven, programmatic …

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Even Financial raises $25 million to connect banks with channel partners | VentureBeat | 9/4/2019

… 25 million in a strategic round of investment co-led by Citi Ventures and MassMutual Ventures, with additional participation from LendingClub. Existing backers American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, F-Prime Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, and Goldman Sachs also participated in the round, which brings the company’s total raised to $50 million. Founder and CEO Phill Rosen said the proceeds will accelerate Even Financial’s efforts to grow its network of partners, bolster …

Even Financial Announces Strategic Investments from Citi Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, and LendingClub | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

NEW YORK , Sept. Even Financial (“Even”), the leading API for financial services search, acquisition, and monetization, announced today that it has raised a $25 million strategic round of investment led by Citi Ventures. The round was co-led by MassMutual Ventures, with additional participation from LendingClub. Existing investors American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, F-Prime Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, and Goldman Sachs also participated in the round. To date, Even has …

This VC Firm Just Raised More Than $1 Billion To Invest in Moonshots: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/1/2019

… gets indicted in U.S. for alleged $1.8 billion aluminum tariff evasion . What on earth is Hunter Biden doing ? SmileDirectClub eyes billion-dollar IPO . Facebook has approached Netflix and Disney about their streaming services. Why Martin Shkreli lost his appeal. VENTURE DEALS – Wish , a San Francisco-based mobile shopping app, raised approximately $300 million in Series H funding at a $11.2 billion post-money valuation. General Atlantic led the round . – Aspire …

Aspire raises $32.5M to help SMEs secure fast finance in Southeast Asia | TechCrunch | 7/31/2019

Manish Singh Catherine Shu 6 days Aspire, a Singapore-based startup that helps SMEs secure working capital , has raised $32.5 million in a new financing round to expand its presence in several Southeast Asian markets. The Series A round for the one-and-a-half-year-old startup was funded by MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia. Arc Labs and existing investors Y Combinator — Aspire graduated from YC last year — Hummingbird and …

VC-backed Affinity hires four new VPs | PE Hub | 7/15/2019

VC-backed Affinity hires four new VPs July 15, 2019 By Iris Dorbian San Francisco-based Affinity , a relationship intelligence platform, has expanded its senior team with four new hires. Joining the company are Andy Bryson as vice president of product, Travis Ortiz as vice president of design, Brian Cloughley as vice president of customer success and Stephani Martin as vice president of people. Affinity is backed by Advance Venture …

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

MobiHealthNews tracked 81 funding deals in April, May and June. July 05, 2019 Share The first quarter of 2019 may have been a tad slow , but the past three months have shown that investors are still ready to pony up for digital health companies of every shape and size. The $2.45 billion in fundraising that MobiHealthNews covered in April, May and June isn’t quite the highest quarterly total (that distinction …

SoftBank Is Reportedly Facing Fundraising Challenges With Its New Fund: Term Sheet | Yahoo News | 6/3/2019

… Gate Capital. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. FIRMS + FUNDS • Larson Capital , a St. Louis, Mo.-based real estate investment firm, raised more than $1 billion for its sixth fund, according to an SEC filing. PEOPLE • Waud Capital Partners named Ken Collins as principal of healthcare services. SHARE TODAY’S TERM SHEET …

BigTime Software Closes $14 Million Growth Equity Investment Led by Wavecrest Growth Partners | Business Wire | 5/30/2019

CHICAGO & BOSTON- BigTime Software , a leading provider of cloud-based software for professional services firms, today announced that it has closed a $14 million investment led by Boston-based private equity firm Wavecrest Growth Partners, with participation from MassMutual Ventures and Migration Capital. Chicago-based BigTime Software provides more than 2,000 professional services firms with an integrated “all-in-one” solution for budgeting, tracking, managing and invoicing within project-based …

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… sources and provide valuable insights to healthcare professionals. Innovaccer’s Datashop application includes proprietary modeling algorithms that normalize data and links data across multiple disparate data sources. Innovaccer also provides solutions for care management, referral management, and patient engagement and has raised a total of $54.1M in funding over four rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jan 16, 2019, from a Series B round led by Microsoft’s venture capital investment …

Biofourmis raises $35M to support AI-based digital therapeutics for chronic disease | MedCity News | 5/22/2019

Biofourmis raises $35M to support AI-based digital therapeutics for chronic disease The company is moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston alongside the capital raise. Post a comment / May 22, 2019 at 1:40 PM Shares 0 Singaporean startup Biofourmis has raised a $35 million Series B financing round led by to support the growth and commercialization of its digital therapeutics platform and support hiring as the startup moves to …

Biofourmis Closes $35 Million Series B Financing Round to Advance Artificial Intelligence-Powered Digital Therapeutics Platform | PR Newswire | 5/21/2019

… AI, evidence-based therapeutic interventions, a patient-facing companion app, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved wearable biosensors to optimize patient care and health outcomes. The components work synergistically to drive patient adherence to medication regimens. By remotely monitoring and analyzing physiological signals, the AI-powered digital therapeutics technology can predict and prevent adverse events. The company’s proprietary digital therapeutics platform Biovitals™ is based on emerging clinical evidence …

AI-enabled monitoring, decision support platform Biofourmis raises $35M | MobiHealthNews | 5/21/2019

… headquarters to Boston. May 21, 2019 Share This morning, artificial-intelligence-enabled monitoring and decision support platform Biofourmis announced a $35 million Series B raise. The round was led by Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures with participation from EDBI, Jianke and existing investors Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures and SGInnovate. The funding announcement coincided with the news that the Singaporean company will be moving its headquarters to Boston, where it currently …

Biofourmis raises $35 million to create digital health ‘biomarkers’ with AI | VentureBeat | 5/21/2019

Biofourmis , an AI health IT company based in Singapore, today announced that it’s raised $35 million in a series B financing round led by Sequoia Capital’s Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures, with participation from Singapore government-linked strategic investor EDBI, Chinese online health care platform Jianke, Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures, and SGInnovate. It brings the company’s total raised to over $40 million, according to Crunchbase, and will fuel its ongoing …

AI digital therapeutics startup Biofourmis raises $35M in Series B funding | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/21/2019

AI digital therapeutics startup Biofourmis raises $35M in Series B funding Andrea Park - Print Email Biofourmis, a startup producing artificial intelligence-powered health management solutions, announced May 21 that it has closed a $35 million Series B funding round and will be moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston. The funding round was led by Sequoia Capital’s Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures, with additional funding from Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures …

Singapore startup Biofourmis raises $35m, plans headquarters move to Boston - The Boston Globe | 5/21/2019

Biofourmis, a Singapore digital health startup, said it raised $35 million from investors and will move its headquarters to Boston. “We would like to be closer to our customers, expand our commercial operations in the US, and also attract high quality talent,” founder and chief executive Kuldeep Singh Rajput said in an e-mail. “Boston is the right place to do so, with the right ecosystem for a digital therapeutics …

Biofourmis raises $35M to develop smarter treatments for chronic diseases | TechCrunch | 5/21/2019

Jon Russell @jonrussell / 3 days Biofourmis , a Singapore-based startup pioneering a distinctly tech-based approach to the treatment of chronic conditions, has raised a $35 million Series B round for expansion. The round was led by Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures, the VC fund from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. Other investors who put in include EDBI, the corporate investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, China-based healthcare …

Payfone: How This Digital Identity Company Verifies Customers As It Thwarts Fraud And Cyberattacks | 5/3/2019

… a $24 million led by information solutions giant TransUnion. Existing investors Synchrony (premier consumer financial services company), MassMutual Ventures (the venture fund of mutual life insurance company Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company) and Wellington Management LLP also participated in this round. In conjunction with this funding round, TransUnion SVP of Global Fraud and Identity Solutions Geoff Miller is joining Payfone’s board of directors. The investment from TransUnion was strategic as …

Gainfully Raises $5.5M Series A | 4/23/2019

Gainfully IA Capital Group Gainfully Raises $5.5M Series A Gainfully , the company enabling advisor engagement for enterprise insurance, asset management, and brokerage companies as well as unified client engagement by advisors, brokers, and agents, announced a $5.5m Series A financing to continue its growth in providing the identity layer for financial professionals and expanding enterprise services across the industry. IA Capital Group, a leading FinTech and InsurTech investor with over …

Digital Therapeutics

Biofourmis raises $35M to support AI-based digital therapeutics for chronic disease | MedCity News | 5/22/2019

Biofourmis raises $35M to support AI-based digital therapeutics for chronic disease The company is moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston alongside the capital raise. Post a comment / May 22, 2019 at 1:40 PM … startup moves to its new Boston headquarters. Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures co-led the funding round, alongside EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, and Chinese online pharmacy Jianke. The company has

Biofourmis Closes $35 Million Series B Financing Round to Advance Artificial Intelligence-Powered Digital Therapeutics Platform | PR Newswire | 5/21/2019

BOSTON , May 21, Biofourmis , a fast-growing leader in digital therapeutics, today announced that it has successfully closed $35 million in Series B financing. The company also announced it will be expanding its Boston office and moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston . Sequoia India , part of Sequoia Capital, led the funding, and MassMutual Ventures, the venture fund of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), co-led. Singapore government-linked …

Digital Health

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… been a tad slow , but the past three months have shown that investors are still ready to pony up for digital health companies of every shape and size. The $2.45 billion in fundraising that MobiHealthNews … detect arrhythmia over a seven-day period. $35 Sequoia India, MassMutual Ventures, EDBI, Jianke, Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures and SGInnovate The company plans to use the new funds to commercialize in the US and Asia …

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… was a Series A round raised on Apr 30, 2019, with Ajax Health. Biofourmis - Biofourmis is a fast-growing global digital health tech start-up that is reinventing remote patient monitoring by combining AI, machine … six rounds, the latest being on May 21, 2019, from MassMutual Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India. Cinnamon – One of the most exciting machine learning startups to watch based on their unique approach to integrating AI …

Health Tech

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… a Series A round raised on Apr 30, 2019, with Ajax Health. Biofourmis - Biofourmis is a fast-growing global digital health tech start-up that is reinventing remote patient monitoring by combining AI, machine learning … six rounds, the latest being on May 21, 2019, from MassMutual Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India. Cinnamon – One of the most exciting machine learning startups to watch based on their unique approach to integrating AI …

Biofourmis Closes $35 Million Series B Financing Round to Advance Artificial Intelligence-Powered Digital Therapeutics Platform | PR Newswire | 5/21/2019

… Boston office and moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston . Sequoia India , part of Sequoia Capital, led the funding, and MassMutual Ventures, the venture fund of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), co-led. Singapore … excited to lead this round investing in Biofourmis, an innovative health tech start-up with the potential to intuitively deliver improved patient outcomes,” said Anjana Sasidharan , Principal, Sequoia Capital India Advisors. “They have already aligned …

Pfizer

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… for its usability and intuitive design. More than 100 organizations, including the City of San Diego, eBay, Munich Re, and Pfizer, have adopted the Alation Data Catalog. Alation is funded by Costanoa Ventures, DCVC (Data … six rounds, the latest being on May 21, 2019, from MassMutual Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India. Cinnamon – One of the most exciting machine learning startups to watch based on their unique approach to integrating AI …

Term Sheet – Thursday, April 18 | Yahoo News | 4/18/2019

… digital identity authentication network, raised $24 million in funding. TransUnion led the round, and was joined by investors including Synchrony, MassMutual Ventures and Wellington Management LLP. • Super , a San Francisco-based subscription service that provides … Venture Fund, Alexandria Venture Investments , Canaan Partners, Advent Life Sciences, Pfizer Ventures, Celgene Corporation, Osage University Partners and the estate of Henri Termeer. PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS • Polaris Growth Fund made an investment in Emergency Reporting …

Wellington Management

Payfone: How This Digital Identity Company Verifies Customers As It Thwarts Fraud And Cyberattacks | 5/3/2019

MassMutual Ventures (the venture fund of mutual life insurance company Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company) and Wellington Management LLP also participated in this round. In conjunction with this funding round, TransUnion SVP of Global Fraud and Identity Solutions Geoff Miller is joining Payfone’s board of directors. The investment from TransUnion was strategic as the information solutions company is going to integrate its existing IDVision with iovation suite of products into …

Payfone raises $24M, enters digital ID partnership with TransUnion | 4/19/2019

Payfone raises $24M, enters digital ID partnership with TransUnion April 18, 2019 Payfone Inc., a platform for the authentication of digital identity, has raised $24 million in funding from TransUnion and as part of a strategic partnership, will integrate Payfone technology into the TransUnion IDVision with iovation suite, according to a press release. Existing investors Synchrony, MassMutual Ventures (the funding arm of MassMutual Life Insurance), and Wellington Management also participated …

Sequoia Capital

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… support a Gympass, lookup specific class schedules and check into their session via GPS. Country Garden Holdings, Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital N/A Tencent Trusted Doctor said it connects 440,000 certified doctors with more … detect arrhythmia over a seven-day period. $35 Sequoia India, MassMutual Ventures, EDBI, Jianke, Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures and SGInnovate The company plans to use the new funds to commercialize in the US and Asia …

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

MassMutual Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India. Cinnamon – One of the most exciting machine learning startups to watch based on their unique approach to integrating AI techniques and machine learning to streamline the mundane tasks of automating data extraction from unstructured documents, Cinnamon has shown steady progress in the last year gaining new customers and adding new features to their solution. They’re able to attain 85% to 100% accuracy using AI …

Sapphire Ventures

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… with healthcare professionals. Series C $90 The Growth Fund of L Catterton, Evolution Media, Shasta Ventures, Mayfield, Serena Ventures and Sapphire Ventures The company plans to use the new funding to create new “personalized software … detect arrhythmia over a seven-day period. $35 Sequoia India, MassMutual Ventures, EDBI, Jianke, Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures and SGInnovate The company plans to use the new funds to commercialize in the US and Asia …

25 Machine Learning Startups To Watch In 2019 | Forbes | 5/28/2019

… the Alation Data Catalog. Alation is funded by Costanoa Ventures, DCVC (Data Collective), Harmony Partners, Icon Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Sapphire Ventures. Alation has raised a total of $82M in funding over four rounds. Their … six rounds, the latest being on May 21, 2019, from MassMutual Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India. Cinnamon – One of the most exciting machine learning startups to watch based on their unique approach to integrating AI …

Prudential Capital Group

MassMutual Ventures Announces Second $100 Million Fund | PR Newswire | 10/24/2017

MassMutual Ventures Announces Second $100 Million Fund MMV investment capital now $200 million; firm expands Boston team News provided by 10:00 BOSTON MassMutual Ventures (MMV) announced today a second $100 million fund with which it … L.P., and began her career as an investment analyst with Prudential Capital Group. About MassMutual Ventures MassMutual Ventures backs entrepreneurial companies that are transforming the insurance and investment services markets through technology and business model

Lux Capital

This VC Firm Just Raised More Than $1 Billion To Invest in Moonshots: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/1/2019

… round . – Aspire , an Indonesia-based company aimed at small and medium enterprise banking, raised $32.5 million in Series A funding. MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia led the round, and was joined by investors including Arc Labs … company, raised $3 million in funding. Investors include BuildGroup and Lux Capital. – Slingshot , an Orem, Utah-based customer engagement platform for home services providers, raised $2.4 million in seed funding. RET Ventures led the round …

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/5/2019

… through a telemedicine service and schedule times to talk. Series C $50 Novartis, Baird Capital, LifeSci Venture Partners, TriVentures, JJDC, Lux Capital, Lightstone Ventures, Action Potential Venture Capital, dRx Capital, GV and other unnamed backers … detect arrhythmia over a seven-day period. $35 Sequoia India, MassMutual Ventures, EDBI, Jianke, Openspace Ventures, Aviva Ventures and SGInnovate The company plans to use the new funds to commercialize in the US and Asia …

KKR & Co

MassMutual Ventures Announces Second $100 Million Fund | PR Newswire | 10/24/2017

MassMutual Ventures Announces Second $100 Million Fund MMV investment capital now $200 million; firm expands Boston team News provided by 10:00 BOSTON MassMutual Ventures (MMV) announced today a second $100 million fund with which it … the existing MMV portfolio. Egan was previously an associate at KKR & Co. L.P., and began her career as an investment analyst with Prudential Capital Group. About MassMutual Ventures MassMutual Ventures backs entrepreneurial companies that are

Susa Ventures

Term Sheet – Thursday, April 18 | Yahoo News | 4/18/2019

… digital identity authentication network, raised $24 million in funding. TransUnion led the round, and was joined by investors including Synchrony, MassMutual Ventures and Wellington Management LLP. • Super , a San Francisco-based subscription service that provides … Perkins led the round, and was joined by investors including Susa Ventures and Dynamo. • Adverity , an Austria-based data intelligence provider, raised €11 million ($12.4 million) in Series B funding. Felix Capital led the round …

Term Sheet – Thursday, April 18 | Fortune | 4/18/2019

… Venture Partners . • Payfone , a New York and Colorado-based digital identity authentication network, raised $24 million in funding. TransUnion Synchrony, MassMutual Ventures and Wellington Management LLP. • Super , a San Francisco-based subscription service that provides … company, raised $12.3 million in Series A funding. Kleiner Perkins Susa Ventures and Dynamo. • Adverity , an Austria-based data intelligence provider, raised €11 million ($12.4 million) in Series B funding. Felix Capital Sapphire Ventures and …

Kuldeep Singh Rajput

Biofourmis raises $35M to support AI-based digital therapeutics for chronic disease | MedCity News | 5/22/2019

… of its digital therapeutics platform and support hiring as the startup moves to its new Boston headquarters. Sequoia India and MassMutual Ventures co-led the funding round, alongside EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic … scale their products globally.” Initially founded in 2015 by CEO Kuldeep Singh Rajput and Chief Privacy Officer Wendou Niu, Biofourmis is working on technology that uses machine learning algorithms, wearable medical biosensors and electronic patient …

Biofourmis Closes $35 Million Series B Financing Round to Advance Artificial Intelligence-Powered Digital Therapeutics Platform | PR Newswire | 5/21/2019

… Boston office and moving its headquarters from Singapore to Boston . Sequoia India , part of Sequoia Capital, led the funding, and MassMutual Ventures, the venture fund of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), co-led. Singapore … optimize therapies to augment patient care and health outcomes,” said Kuldeep Singh Rajput, founder and CEO of Biofourmis. “The past year was filled with exciting achievements as our team made great strides in advancing our …