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Funding Round: Juno Therapeutics, Connectivity, Slack, Wanderful

Series A

Juno Therapeutics, a biotech company, which concentrates on delivering immunotherapies to battle cancer, has raised a $176 million in Series A. Investors include ARCH Venture Partners and the Alaska Permanent Fund via a partnership managed by Crestline Investors, says a press release. Founding funders, Bezos Expeditions, Jeff Bezos, and Venrock also participated in this round.

Connectivity, a customer intelligence company, has raised $6.35 million in a Series A investment round. Greycroft Partners led the round and saw participation from Daher Capital, Double M Partners, Rincon Venture Partners, SLP Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures, and Eytan Elbaz.


Slack, an enterprise collaboration app, has raised $42.75 million led by new investor The Social+Capital Partnership. Existing investors Tiny Speck investors Accel Partners and Andreessen Horowitz also participated in this round.

Wanderful Media which helps local newspapers adopt digital media for their coupon/local advertising business has raised $14.5 million from Advance Digital, A. H. Belo Corporation, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., Cox Media Group, The E. W. Scripps Company, Gannett Co., Inc., GateHouse Media, Inc., Graham Holdings Co., Hearst Corporation, Lee Enterprises, MediaNews Group and The McClatchy Company.