Affirm, the five-year-old, San Francisco-based lending company founded by serial entrepreneur Max Levchin, has raised $200 million in a fresh round of funding that puts Affirm’s total fundraising to date at about $450 million and reportedly increases its valuation to $1.75 billion. The Singapore government’s sovereign wealth fund,GIC, led the round, and was joined by earlier investors, including Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund and Spark Capital. Reuters has more here.
Billie, a 16-month-old. New York-based razor subscription company for women, raised $1.5 million in seed funding, including from Female Founders Fund,Greycroft Partners, and Lakehouse Ventures. Fortune has more here.
BitGo, a six-year-old, Palo Alto, Ca.-based Bitcoin wallet startup, has raised $42.5 million in Series B funding led by Valor Equity Partners, with participation fromDavid Sacks, Bill Lee, and DRW. Coindesk has more here.
Bliss Mall, a Shenzhen China-based online cake-booking and sales platform, has raised $14.5 million in Series A funding led by Longzhu Capital (formerly known as Meituan-Dianping Industry Fund). In DealStreetAsia.
Creditas Soluções Financeiras, a five-year-old, Brazil-based fintech startup that provides loans using real estate or vehicles as collateral, has raised $50 million in funding from Swedish fund Vostok Emerging Finance. More here.
Discngine, a 13-year-old, Paris-based software company specializing in applications for life sciences research, has raised $1.3 million in Series A financing from Extens Développement e-Santé. More here.
Dosh, a 1.5-year-old, Austin, Tex.-based app that aims to find cash for consumers and help businesses acquire and retain customers, has raised $4.9 million in funding led by Goodwater Capital, with participation from Extol Capital and Next Coast Ventures. AustinInno has more here.
EcoWorth Tech, a 1.5-year-od, Singapore, China-based clean tech startup focusing on waste-to-worth solutions for industrial water treatment, has raised roughly $740,000 in seed funding from Budding Innovations and FundedHere, a Singapore-based crowdfunding platform. More here.
Fastlane, a 1.5-year-old, Dallas, Tex.-based online car-buying startup, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Eagle Venture Fund, with participation from unnamed angel investors. More here.
Fuzzy Pet Health, a 1.5-year-old, San Francisco-based subscription-based in-home veterinary care company, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding co-led by Eniac Ventures and Crosscut Ventures, with participation from Precursor Ventures,SV Angel, and FJ Labs. More here.
Menlo Security, a four-year-old, Palo Alto, Ca.-based startup that says it isolates and executes all web content in the cloud, enabling users to safely interact with websites, links and documents online without compromising their security, has raised $40 million in Series C funding. American Express Ventures, Ericsson Ventures and HSBC were joined by Menlo’s earlier investors JPMorgan Chase,General Catalyst Parters, Sutter Hill Ventures, Osage University Partnersand Engineering Capital. The company has now raised over $85 million. TechCrunch has more here.
Nextdoor, the seven-year-old, San Francisco-based social media platform for city neighborhoods, has raised $75 million at a valuation above the $1.1 billion level it reached in its last fundraising round in 2015, says The Information. More here.
NexWafe, a 2.5-year-old, Freiburg, Germany-based company that’s developing technology for the epitaxial fabrication of silicon wafers for photovoltaics (not that we know what this means!), has raised €8 million ($9.4 million) in funding led bySaudi Aramco Energy Ventures, with participation from Green Gateway Fund 2 and early backer Lynwood (Schweiz) AG. More here.
OncoTartis, a six-year-old, Buffalo, N.Y.-based biotechnology company that’s trying to develop a category of anti-cancer drugs, has raised $6 million in funding, including from Norma Investments (representing billionaire Roman Abramovich), and Pharmstandard International S.A. More here.
Ouster, a 1.5-year-old, San Francisco-based startup that’s developing hardware and software for robotics and computer vision, has raised $27 million in Series A funding led by Cox Enterprises, whose Cox Automotive division owns and offers a variety of auto services, including Kelley Blue Book and AutoTrader.com. Other participants in the round include Fontinalis, Amity Ventures, Constellation Technology Ventures, Tao Capital Partners, and Carthona Capital. TechCrunch has more here.
Senseye, a two-year-old, London-based maker of predictive maintenance software, has raised £3.5 million (around $4.7 million) in Series A funding led by MMC Ventures, with participation from earlier backers Breed Reply, IQ Capital andMomenta Partners. More here.
Sequentum, a three-year-old, San Jose, Ca.-based web data extraction and web automation software development company, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from WorldQuant Ventures.
Supermonkey, a three-year-old, Shenzhen, China-based operator of self-service gyms, has raised an undisclosed amount of venture funding led by Jiansheng Sports Fund (co-founded by Sequoia Capital), with participation from earlier investors Ventech China, Fosun RZ Capital and Areana Capital. China Money Network has more here.
Xiaoe Weidian, a two-year-old, Bejing, China-based snack-bar focused checkout-free convenience store operator,has raised $31 million in Series B funding fromZijue Capital, Haikong Capital, Hainan province government, andZhongguancun Science Park. China Money Network has more here.
XOi Technologies, a four-year-old, Nashville, Tn.-based startup that sells field service communications software to pros in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing industries, has raised $4.5 million in funding led by Vocap Investment Partners, with participation from the Nashville Capital Network. More here.