- Trifacta, a San Francisco-based provider of data wrangling, raised $100 million in funding. Investors include Telstra Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, BMW iVentures, ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund, Accel Partners, Cathay Innovation, Google, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, and Infosys.
- SmartDrive Systems, a San Diego, Calif.-based video-based safety telematics and transportation intelligence, raised $90 million in funding. TPG Sixth Street Partners led the round.
- Pomelo, a Thailand-based omnichannel fashion company, raised $52 million in funding. Investors include Central Group, Provident Growth Fund, InterVest Star SEA Growth Fund, Andre Hoffman, Toivo Annus, Lombard Private Equity, Ambient Sound Investments OU and The Luxembourg Company Deverel.
- Akeneo, a France-based developer of product experience management solutions for corporate brands and retailers, raised $46 million in funding. Summit Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Alven, Partech, and Salesforce Ventures.
- Lacework, a Mountain View, Calif.-based security platform for enterprise innovation, raised $42 million in funding. Investors include Sutter Hill Ventures and Liberty Ventures.
- Simbe Robotics, Inc, a San Francisco-based company focused on robotics and AI, raised $26 million in Series A funding. Venrock led the round, and was joined by investors including Future Shape, Valo Ventures, and Activant Capital.
- Echodyne, a Kirkland, Wash.-based maker of high-performance radars for government and commercial markets, raised $20 million in funding. Investors include Bill Gates, Madrona Ventures, NEA, Vulcan Capital, Lux Capital and Vanedge Capital.
- Explorium, a San Francisco and Tel Aviv-based data science platform, raised $19 million in funding. Investors include Emerge, F2 Capital and Zeev Ventures.
- Swiftly, a Seattle-based technology platform for supermarkets, raised $15.6 million in seed funding. Investors include Novel Private Equity, Mendacre and Ron Burkle.
- Incredible Health, a San Francisco-based healthcare hiring platform, raised $15 million in Series A funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, and was joined by investors including NFX, Obvious Ventures, and Precursor Ventures.
- WaveOptics, a U.K.-based maker of waveguide displays, raised $13 million in Series C funding. Investors include Goertek and Hostplus.
- Neighborhood Goods, a Dallas-based retailer, raised $11 million in Series A funding. Global Founders Capital led the round.
- Replica, a San Francisco-based urban planning company, raised $11 million in Series A funding. Investors include Innovation Endeavors, Firebrand Ventures, and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.
- Redefine Meat, an Israel-based creator of animal-free meat using industrial 3D printers, raised $6 million in seed funding. CPT Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Hanaco Ventures and The PHW Group.
- vHive, an Israel-based software company that develops AI for multi-drone missions, raised $5.5 million in funding. Octopus Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including StageOne Ventures.
- Magic Spoon, a direct-to-consumer cereal brand, raised $5.5 million in seed funding. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Collaborative Fund, Wild Ventures, DGNL Ventures, Joey Zwillinger, Jeff Raider, Dave Gilboa & Neil Blumenthal, Moiz Ali, Michael and Daniel Broukhim, Questlove, Rick Rubin, Kevin Rose, and Peter Attia.
- Flatfile, a Denver-based developer of a platform to import data from any web application, raised $2 million in funding. Afore led the round.
- Rammer.AI, a Seattle-based conversational intelligence platform, raised $1.8 million in seed funding. Flying Fish Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Revel Partners.
HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES DEALS
- Anokion SA, a Switzerland-based biotechnology company, raised $40 million in funding. Investors include Versant Ventures, Novartis Venture Fund, Novo Ventures and Celgene. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS
- High Street Insurance Partners, which is backed by Huron Capital, acquired Ottawa Kent Insurance Agency, a Michigan-based outsourced risk management and independent insurance agency. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- Vision Innovation Partners acquired Washington Eye Specialists, a Washington D.C.-based ophthalmology practice. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- The Execu|Search Group, a portfolio company of New Heritage Capital, acquired TechLink, a New Jersey-based provider of temporary technology staffing solutions. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
- Spotify acquired SoundBetter, a Brooklyn-based audio production and collaboration marketplace. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
FIRMS + FUNDS
- Ardian, a France-based investment firm, raised $2.5 billion for its latest co-investment fund, Ardian Co-Investment Fund V.
- Zebra Capital Partners, a Stamford, Conn.-based investment management firm, raised more than $404 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $700 million.
- Franklin Templeton, a Canada-based investment firm, raised more than $84.7 million for its Franklin Blackhorse venture fund, according to an updated SEC filing.