Zipline raised $ 30; Fuzzy landed $ 18 million; Secured around $ 10 million; BurnAlong receives $ 7 million

Instacart: Instacart is a San Francisco-based grocery shipping company. Instacart raised $ 265 million in new funds. The round was led by former investors Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital and D1 Capital Partners and, according to the Pitchbook, makes Instacart the second largest unicorn in the US after SpaceX. Continue reading.

Beam Dental: Beam Dental is a Columbus, Ohio based dental care provider that rewards good hygiene with lower prices. Beam Dental, led by Mercato Partners, has raised $ 80 million in Series E funding that has included previous backers such as Drive Capital, Georgian, Nationwide Insurance and Breakout Capital. Continue reading.

Fluid Truck: Fluid Truck is a Denver, Co., based truck rental platform that enables individuals and small and medium-sized businesses to quickly rent commercial vehicles from any mobile device. Fluid Truck raised $ 63 million in Series A funding. Private equity firm Bison Capital led the way, along with Ingka Investments, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and Fluid Vehicle Owners. Continue reading.

Zipline: Zipline is a San Francisco-based company that helps retailers streamline central-to-store communications and task management. Zipline, led by Fifth Wall, has raised $ 30 million in Series B funding that included Emergence Capital, Ridge Ventures, Hillsven Capital, Veeva co-founder Matt Wallach, and the Fisher Family Fund. Continue reading.

Fuzzy: Fuzzy is a San Francisco-based subscription-based animal health startup. Fuzzy has raised $ 18 million in Series B funds under the direction of Greycroft, with the participation of Gaingels and previous investors Crosscut Ventures and Matrix Partners. Continue reading.

Maestro: Maestro is an LA-based live, interactive streaming platform for content creators and owners. Maestro has raised $ 15 million in Series B funds, including from NetEase, Sony Music Entertainment, and Acronym Venture Capital, along with numerous individual investors including Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch. Past supporters, including SeventySix Capital, also attended the round. Continue reading.

WeGift: WeGift is a London-based digital incentive platform. WeGift has raised $ 12 million in funding led by former donor AlbionVC along with CommerzVentures and other previous donors Stride.VC, SAP.iO Fund and Unilever Ventures. Continue reading.

Around: Nearby is the Redwood City, California-based video collaboration startup. Around has raised $ 10 million in Series A funding led by Wing VC, which included Forerunner Ventures, Slack Fund, Initialized Capital, Credo and Floodgate. Continue reading.

Parabol: Parabol is a Brooklyn, NY-based startup that makes structured meeting software for agile development teams. Parabol has raised $ 8 million in Series A funding led by M12, with the participation of previous backers CRV, Haystack and Techstars. Continue reading.

BurnAlong: BurnAlong is a Baltimore, MD-based startup providing personalized online wellness courses for businesses. BurnAlong, under the direction of Triventures, has raised $ 7 million in Series A funding involving previous backers including CR2 Ventures, TriSib, DM Wellness and Macks Managed Investments. Continue reading.

Cipher skin: Cipher Skin is a Denver, Co.-based developer of web sensors that detect and track movement in real time. Cipher Skin has raised $ 5 million in Series A funding. The Boyett Group led the way, along with Draper Capital, Tribe Capital and TKC Capital. Continue reading.

Transfer: Outplay is a Bay Area-based distribution platform for small and medium-sized businesses. Outplay has raised $ 2 million from Sequoia Capital India’s Surge program. Continue reading.

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