Cnano, an eight-year-old, Santa Clara, Ca.-based maker of multi-wall carbon nanotubes products for the energy storage, structural and electronics industries, has raised $15 million in Series C funding led by GRC SinoGreen Fund, with participation from Hotung Investment Holdings; several new, unnamed investors; and earlier investors Pangaea Ventures, Presidio Partners, WI Harper Group, IDG Capital Partners and Megatop Capital. The company has raised at least $27 million to date, shows Crunchbase.
Contego Medical, a 10-year-old, Raleigh, N.C.-based maker of angioplasty balloon and stent delivery catheters, has raised $5.6 million in Series B funding led by Hatteras Venture Partners, with participation from Mountain Group Partners, Lookout Capital and Medical Mutual.
Citified, a year-old, Portland, Or.-based peer-to-peer parking app startup, has raised $600,000 in seed funding, shows an SEC filing that lists a $900,000 target. The service appears to be available in Portland only right now. More here.
Fanli, a nine-year-old, Shanghai, China-based online rebate and flash sale site, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series C funding at a $1 billion valuation led by Rakuten, says the company. According to Crunchbase, Fanli has raised at least $30 million from investors previously, including QiMing Venture Partners, SIG China, and Steamboat Ventures. China Money Network has more here.
Flashpoint Global Partners, a 3.5-year-old, New York-based security service that provides its customers with data about areas on the internet where mainstream search engines are unable to penetrate (also known as “the Dark Web”), has raised $5 million led byTechOperators, with participation from Bloomberg Beta, Cisco Investments, Greycroft Partners, and K2 Intelligence.
Samba TV, a 6.5-year-old, San Francisco-based startup that provides television analytics, is now partly owned by the ad giant Interpublic Group, which has acquired a minority stake as part an effort to understand how consumers are watching television. The companies aren’t disclosing the size of the investment. Samba had previously raised at least $8.2 million, including from August Capital, Gary Lauder, and Mark Cuban, shows Crunchbase. The New York Times has more here.
Sulekha, a 15-year-old, Chennai, India-based local services classifieds company, has raised $28 million in Series C funding led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, with participation from earlier backer Norwest Venture Partners. The company had previously raised at least $16.5 million, including from Mitsui Global. The outlet Inc42 has more here.
Widetronix, a 12-year-old, Ithaca, New York-based company that makes ultra-low power sensor platforms, has raised $1.2 million in equity and debt, shows an SEC filing. According to Crunchbase, the company has raised less than $1 million in the past, including from Gotham Ventures.
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