Tech funding: Paytm, Uber, Indegy, Puls Technologies

Paytm, Uber, Indegy, Puls Technologies, Lacework and Avegant announced their technology funding deals.


Berkshire Hathaway has acquired INR 25 billion or $356 million stake in the parent of digital payments company Paytm, Reuters reported.

Puls Technologies

Puls Technologies, a US-Israeli provider of services to connect consumers with technicians to fix smart technology devices, raised $50 million in a private funding round led by Singapore-based investment firm Temasek.

Uber Technologies

Toyota Motor will invest $500 million in Uber Technologies to jointly work on developing self-driving cars.


Indegy, a provider of industrial cyber security, has closed an $18 million Series B round of financing led by Liberty Technology Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Liberty Media with participation from international energy and services firm Centrica, O.G. Tech Ventures and existing investors Shlomo Kramer, Magma Venture Partners, Vertex Ventures and Aspect Ventures.


Lacework, a provider of solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, closed a $24 million Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Additional investors participating in this funding round include Liberty Global Ventures, Spike Ventures and the Web Investment Network (WIN), and AME Cloud Ventures. Lacework’s total funding to date reached $32.7 million.


Avegant announced that the company closed $12 million in Series AA funding from new investors Walden SKT Venture Fund and China Walden Venture Investments III, as well as previous investors.

infinite io

infinite io, a developer of Network-based Storage Controller, has closed $10.3 million Series B funding round — led by former Motorola CEO and Cleversafe Chairman Chris Galvin, and Chris Galvin’s son David of Three Fish Capital and formerly of IBM. It also includes capital from Chicago Ventures, John Anderson, Dougherty and Company, Equus Holdings, and PV Ventures.


Bark, a product that helps children safer online, announced its $9 million Series A investment — led by Signal Peak Ventures, with participation from Two Sigma Ventures and existing investors including Symmetrical Ventures, Fuel Capital, Hallett Capital, and Atlanta Seed Company.


Planday, the workforce collaboration platform, has closed its Round C fundraising of $40 million – led by SEB Private Equity, with additional investment from investors in previous funding rounds, including Creandum and Idinvest.


Zadara, a provider of zero-risk enterprise cloud storage, has signed a $25 million funding round led by IGP Capital with participation from existing investors. This brings the total equity raised to over $60 million.