VC funding: ApplyBoard, JetStream Software, Identiq, UrtheCast, Splitit Payments, among others, announced their latest round of VC funding from VC investors.
ApplyBoard, a platform for international students to apply to study at the best educational institutions in North America, has raised C$55 million in Series B funding – led by Anthos Capital, a California-based investment firm, with participation from existing investors including Artiman Ventures. ApplyBoard has raised C$72 million in total funding to date.
JetStream Software, a cloud data protection company, announced Series A funding of $7.7 million — led by Digital Alpha Advisors with the participation of private and institutional seed investors. Illuminate Ventures is a new investor.
UrtheCast will receive $2 million from the Canadian Space Agency’s Space Technology Development Program (STDP), in two separate agreements of $1 million each, for the development of new satellite technologies.
Identiq, which launched its Anonymous Verification Network, announced a seed funding round of $5 million led by Entrée Capital, with participants from leading VCs, including Slow Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel and Oryzn Capital.
Splitit Payments, a monthly installment payments solution business, has raised $30 million AUD in new equity via a fully committed placement to institutional, sophisticated, professional, and experienced investors.
Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel.
Finistere will be joined by Tnuva, Israel’s largest food company that is controlled by China’s Bright Food, beverage maker Tempo and OurCrowd, one of Israel’s largest venture investors, in looking for technologies in the food sector.