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London-based app maker Touch Surgerycreates a series of apps to help surgeons train ahead of complicated surgery procedures, or to familiarize themselves with new surgical tools, equipment and procedures. The company just announced it has signed a strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson medical devices subsidiary Ethicon.
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Musement, a digital travel companion that lets travellers discover and book things to do, has closed $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by family fund Micheli Associati, with participation from previous backers P101, and 360 Capital Partners.
Accel-backed Job Today has pulled in a $20 million Series B round, less than a year after it raised its $10M Series A. The new round is led byFlint Capital, with participation from existing investorsinvestors Accel Partners, Mangrove Capital, and Felix Capital.
CareCloud, the revenue management and health IT platform, announced it has raised $31.5 million in strategic Series C financing fromThe PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., First Data Corporation and Blue Cloud Ventures. Previous investors also participated in the round, including Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Tenaya Capitaland Adams Street Partners.
Today, PlushCare, a telehealth service, is announcing an $8 million Series A led by GGV Capital with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Exponent. Telehealth is anything but new,Teladoc, now public, was founded in the early 2000s to provide remote care over video conference, but PlushCare aims to accomplishwhat othershave thus far been unable to do actually get people comfortable enough with the conceptto use it.
TrendKite announced today that it has raised $16.3 million in Series D funding. The company says it helps businessesunderstand the impact of their news coverage and public relations strategy like which articles are driving the most awareness of theirbrand, the total audience thats being reached by thecoverage and the sentiment of that coverage.
After running Ripple for around four years and overseeing the companys growth through around $94 million in financing, CEO Chris Larsen will be stepping down. Larsen will become executive chairman of the company a common move in CEO transitions.
Another player in the packed p2ppayments space is announcing an $8.3 million Series A funding round today. SF and Barcelona based Verse is gunning to be the Venmo of Europe given Venmo hasnt yet shown aninclination to expand its mobile social payments app outside the US.
Ben Vonwiller is a partner McKinsey. Ajay Agarwal is a managing director at Bain Capital Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage SaaS investing.