Tech.Co Deals Roundup: AARP and JP Morgan Commit to Older Generations

October 2, 2015

5:00 pm

My counterpart Ronald Barba couldn’t write today’s Tech.Co deals roundup because he’s on his way to Downtown Vegas for our third annual Celebrate Conference. Hopefully we’ll see all of you there this weekend.

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Dome9 Security Raises $8.3 Million

Dome9 Security calls the Bay Area home and builds cloud security SaaS platforms. The team announced that they successfully closed a Series B round worth $8.3 million led by ORR Partners, with participation from JAL Ventures, Pinnacle, Lazarus Israel Opportunity Fund and Opus Capital Ventures.

Euroscreen Securies $17.8 Million Series B

Euroscreen focuses their drug development efforts on women’s health, and their work helped them secure $17.8 million (16 million Euro) in funding during their recent Series B round. The round was jointly led by SFPI-FPIM and Fund+, with participation from Capricorn Health-Tech Fund and earlier backers of the company.

Pioneer Square Labs Brings in $12.5 Million

The Seattle based startup studio Pioneer Square Labs officially raised $12.5 million from 13 different VC firms and over 50 individual angel investors. Every dollar will be funneled into their program, which helps create and launch new startups in the area.

ZeeMee Hauls in $5.8 Million

ZeeMee wants to help students bring their college applications to life, and they’ve successfully raised a $5.8 million in Series A funding led by BlueRun Ventures.

New Funds

AARP and JP Morgan Team Up

AARP and JP Morgan Asset Management have just teamed up to form a $40 million AARP Innovation Fund to back startups that improve the lives of people over 50 years old.

Trident Captial is Raising $200 Million

Trident Capital, a Palo Alto growth capital firm is raising $200 million for a new fund, according to an SEC filing that states the first sale has yet to occur.

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Will is a Senior Writer with Tech.Co, based out of America’s Finest City: San Diego. He covers all territory West of the Mississippi river, digging deep for awesome local entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas. He’s the resident Android junkie and will be happy to tell you why you should switch to the OS. When he’s off the clock, Will focuses his literary talent on the art of creative writing…or you might find him surfing in Ocean Beach.

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