- Capsule, a New York-based digital pharmacy, raised $200 million in funding. TCV led the round, and was joined by investors including Thrive Capital and Glade Brook Capital.
- Element AI, a Canada-based provider of artificial intelligence solutions for organizations, raised 200 million Canadian dollars ($151.3 million) in funding. CDPQ led the round, and was joined by investors including DCVC (Data Collective), Hanwha Asset Management, BDC Capital, and Real Ventures.
- Shape Security, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based maker of the platform for bot and online fraud mitigation, raised $51 million in funding. C5 Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Kleiner Perkins, HPE Growth, Norwest Ventures Partners, Focus Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners and EPIC Ventures.
- Beekeeper, a Switzerland-based provider of an operational communications platform for non-desk workforces, raised $45 million Series B funding. Thayer Ventures and Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank co-led the round, and were joined by investors including Atomico, Alpana Ventures, Edenred Capital Partners, Fyrfly, Hammer Team, investiere, HighSage Ventures, Keen Venture Partners, Samsung NEXT, Swiss Post, and Swisscom.
- Insilico Medicine, a Hong Kong-based artificial intelligence company, raised $37 million in funding. Qiming Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Eight Roads, F-Prime Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures, Sinovation Ventures, Baidu Ventures, Pavilion Capital and BOLD Capital Partners.
- Voyage, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based autonomous vehicle startup, raised $31 million in Series B funding. Franklin Templeton led the round, and was joined by investors including Khosla Ventures, Jaguar Land-Rover’s InMotion Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures.
- Crisp, a New York-based technology platform that seeks to facilitate a more efficient supply chain for the food industry, raised $14 million Series A funding. FirstMark Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Spring Capital, Swell and HDM LLC.
- Tiny Organics, a New York-based baby wellness company, raised $2.5 million in venture funding. Elizabeth Street Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Rocana Ventures, Human Ventures, Chingona Ventures, Bonin Ventures, Gary Vaynerchuk and Liz Lange.
- FOSSA, a San Francisco-based open source management company, raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. Bain Capital Ventures and Costanoa Ventures co-led the round, and was joined by investors including Norwest Venture Partners.
- Rafay Systems, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of an automation framework for containerized app lifecycle management, raised $8 million in Series A funding. Ridge Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Costanoa Ventures and Moment Ventures.
- Middesk, a San Francisco-based provider of background checks for businesses, raised $4 million in seed funding. Accel Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator.
- Echopoint Medical Ltd, a London-based developer of optical-fiber sensors into medical devices, raised £2.8 million ($3.5 million) in funding. Investors include UCL Technology Fund and Parkwalk.
- Wallit, a Berkeley, Calif.-based rewards-based savings app for families, raised $2.6 million in seed round funding. Investors include BlueIO, Mendoza Ventures, BoxOne Ventures, and the Maine Technology Institute.
- LINQ, an Oakland, Calif.-based construction data and document search tool, raised Series A funding of an undisclosed amount, from Stanley Black & Decker.
PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS
- Spectrum Equity made an investment in Datassential, a Chicago-based provider of data, intelligence and market research to the foodservice industry. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- Endeavor Group, the company behind Hollywood’s largest talent agency, plans to raise $601.4 million in an IPO of 19.4 million shares priced between $30 to $31. The firm posted revenue of $3.6 billion and income of $316.5 million in 2018. Silver Lake (41.3% post-offering), - Jasmine Ventures (8.6%), and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (8%) back the firm. It plans to list on the NYSE as “EDR.” Read more.
- HBT Financial, a Bloomington, Ill.-based bank with branches in the area, filed to raise $100 million in an IPO. The firm posted net interest income of $129.4 million in 2018 and income of $63.8 million. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “HBT.” Read more.
- Oportun Financial, a San Carlos, Calif.-based provider of installment loans to those with a limited credit history, plans to raise $100 million in an IPO of 6.25 million shares (24% insider sold) priced between $15 to $17 apiece. The company posted revenue of $497.6 million and income of $16.6 million in 2018. Fidelity(8.5%), Greylock(14.7%), and Institutional Venture Management (13.4%) back the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “OPRT.” Read more.
- Madewell, the Long Island City-based fashion holding company behind Madewell, filed to raise $100 million in an IPO. The firm posted revenue of $2.5 billion and loss of $67.8 million in the year ending Feb. 2019. J. Crew back the firm. It has yet to choose an exchange. Read more.
- Kaspi.kz, a Kazakh financial group, plans to list in London in 2019, per Reuters. Read more.