- ShareChat, an India-based social media network, raised $100 million in Series D funding. Twitter led the round, and was joined by investors including TrustBridge Partners and earlier backers Shunwei Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, SAIF Capital, India Quotient and Morningside Venture Capital.
- Nurx, a San Francisco-based health tech company providing on-demand birth control delivery, raised $52 million in Series C funding. Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund and Union Square Ventures co-led the round, and were joined by investors including participation from Reproductive Health Investors Alliance, Dreamers VC, Lowercase Capital, Y Combinator, and Triple Point Capital.
- Vuori, an Encinitas, Calif.-based activewear company, raised $45 million in funding from Norwest Venture Partners.
- Zenlayer, a Los Angeles-based edge cloud services provider, raised $30 million in Series B funding. Forebright Capital led the round.
- Incorta, a San Mateo, Calif.-based no-ETL data warehouse, raised $30 million in Series C funding. Sorenson Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including GV, Kleiner Perkins, M12 and Telstra Ventures.
- Two Chairs, a San Francisco-based mental healthcare company, raised $21 million in Series B funding. Amplo led the round, and was joined by investors including Goldcrest and Maveron.
- Mux, a San Francisco-based cloud video infrastructure company, raised $20 million in Series B funding. Investors include Evolution Media, Accel and Y Combinator.
- Sorted Group, a delivery software business, raised £15 million ($18 million) in Series B funding. Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited led the round, and was joined by investors including Praetura Ventures and NVM Private Equity LLP.
- Flatfair, a U.K.-based deposit-free renting platform, raised $11 million in funding. Index Ventures led the round.
- Commsignia Inc, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based V2X company, raised $11 million in funding. Karma Ventures and the Samsung Catalyst Fund co-led the round, and were joined by investors including Partech, Inventure, Credo Ventures and Day One Capital.
- Miko, an India-based robotics company, raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. Investors include Chiratae Ventures, YourNest Venture Capital and Bruno Raschle‘s family office.
- Talview, an India-based artificial intelligence recruitment startup, raised $6.75 million in Series A funding. Investors include Storm Ventures, Inventus Capital, Eileses Capital, and Emergent Ventures.
- CoachHub, a Berlin-based coaching platform, raised 6 million euros ($6.6 million) in funding. Investors include HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Partech and Speedinvest x.
- Coinmine, a Los Angeles, Calif.-based developer of crypto mining hardware and software, raised $2.5 million in seed funding. Investors include M13 Ventures, Republic Labs, Gumi Crypto and Shervin Pishevar.
HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES DEALS
- Cemvita Factory, a Houston-based biotech startup, raised funding of an undisclosed amount, from Oxy Low Carbon Ventures.
PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS
- Oakley Capital agreed to buy a majority of Seven Miles GmbH, a Germany-based provider of physical and digital gift cards. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- ASB Sport, a portfolio company of Trivest Partners acquired The Graphic Edge, a Carroll, Iowa-based printing company. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- CrossFirst Bankshares, a Leawood, Kansas-based bank with seven locations, raised $102 million in an offering of 7 million shares priced at $14.50, below its 15 to $17 range. The firm posted interest income of about $156.9 million and net income of $17.5 million in 2018. First Security Bancorp backs the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “CFB.” Read more.
- SmileDirectClub, a Nashville-based seller of teeth straightening products, filed for an $100 million IPO. The firm posted $423 million in revenue for 2018 and loss of $74.8 million. David Katzman and Clayton Dubilier & Rice back the firm. It plans to list on the Nasdaq as “SDC.” Read more.
- 9F, a Beijing-based provider of digital consumer credit services, plans $85 million in an offering of 8.9 million ADSs (24% insider) at $9.50, the high end of the range of $7.50 to $9.50 8.9 million ADSs priced between $7.50 to $9.50. It booked revenue of $817.9 million in 2018 and income of $294.3 million. It plans to list in the Nasdaq as “JFG.” Read more.
- ICONIQ Capital named Doug Pepper as a general partner.