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Funding Roundup: Tradier, Synack, CRISPR Therapeutics, Shopkeep, Crate Data, Virtuix, FinancialForce, Isarna Therapeutics,, Wish, Stitch, 2Checkout, Etsy, Grandst, Moves, Payscale

Series A

Tradier, a company which provides a toolkit to build trading platforms and financial services apps that easily integrate with brokerages and stock markets has raised $3.1 million Devonshire Investors in Series A financing round.

Menlo Park cyber security company Synack Inc. has raised $7.5 million in a Series A round. Kleiner Perkins led the investment, which saw contributions from Google Ventures and current backers Allegis Capital, Greylock Partners, and Shape Security CEO Derek Smith.

According to a press release, Biopharma company, CRISPR Therapeutics has received $25 million in a Series A funding from Versant Ventures. The company concentrates on the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.

Series C

According to a press release, New York based Shopkeep POS has raised $25 million in a Series C investment round led by Thayer Street Partners. Canaan Partners, TTV Capital, Contour Venture Partners and Tribeca Venture Partners also invested. ShopKeep POS is a Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America Winner.


Crate Data, a Berlin-based startup, has raised a $1.5 million seed round from two European VCs: Copenhagen, Denmark-headquartered Sunstone, and London-based DFJ Esprit.

Virtuix an immersive virtual reality tech company has raised $3 million in its first institutional financing from Mark Cuban, Scentan Ventures, Maveron, Scout Ventures, Partech Ventures, StartCaps Ventures and others.

FinancialForce, the ERP provider built on top of, announced today they have received $50M from private equity investors, Advent International.

 Isarna Therapeutics GmbH, Munich-based biotechnology company,  has raised around $7.6 million from AT NewTec, MIG Fonds, and Global Asset Funds.

London based, a flash sales platform,  has announced it raised £4.5 million in fresh funding from Partech Ventures, 123Venture, Doughty Hanson and Pentech.

Wish, has raised $19 million in financing led by GGV Capital and Formation 8. Existing seed investor  Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang also participated. Hans Tung, managing director at GGV Capital joined the company’s board of directors.

Stitch, a salespeople productivity platform, has raised $3.25 million in seed funding from Google Ventures, SoftTech, Freestyle Capital, Foundation Capital, ENIAC Ventures and angels such as Brad Garlinghouse, Tom Conrad, and Eric Hahn.

According to a press release, Columbus-Ohio Payments-as-a-Service company, 2Checkout has raised the last tranche of a $60 million funding round. Chicago Growth Partners and Trident Capital led the investment; management and strategic individuals participated in this round.


Online marketplace Etsy is buying technology marketplace Grand St.  Both companies are based in New York. Grand St.’s team will head to Etsy; financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Helsinki, Finland-based ProtoGeo Oy and its activity app, Moves, have been picked up by Menlo Park social media titan Facebook. The app had racked up 4 million downloads. “The Moves experience will continue to operate as a standalone app, and there are no plans to change that or commingle data with Facebook,” says Moves.

Private equity investment firm Warburg Pincus is announcing that it has bought compensation software services vendor PayScale in a deal worth up to $100 million.