June 5, 2015

6/5/2015: Boston Business Journal: “Five Boston-area companies that scored new funding this week”

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  • PillPack, a Boston-based pharmacy startup, announced Wednesday it has landed a new $50 million investment. The round was led by CRV, with participation from Accel Partners, Atlas Venture, Menlo Ventures, and Sherpa Ventures.The money will be used to fuel growth, accelerate hiring, and build retail pharmacies in U.S. markets, according to a release. Recent story: Online pharmacy startup lands $50 million to build brick-and-mortar stores
  • CounterTack, a Waltham-based cybersecurity firm backed by Goldman Sachs, has landed another $15 million in financing. The new funding was led by TenEleven Ventures, which has offices in Silicon Valley and Boston, and other investors included EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, and Japan-based Mitsui. Since it was incorporated in 2011, CounterTack has raised about $50 million. Recent story: Goldman Sachs-backed cybersecurity firm gets another $15M in financing Goldman Sachs-backed cybersecurity firm gets another $15M in financing
  • Clover, the popular Cambridge-based restaurant business that started as a food truck, has raised $5.3 million out of a planned $6.3 million funding round, according to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. About 20 undisclosed investors contributed to the round.
  • An Andover company focused on a new way of transporting organ transplants has landed $20 million in new investor funding. The TransMedics device, named “heart in a box”, is unique in that rather than transporting disconnected organs at a cold temperatures, the device is able to plug lung, heart and liver organs into a system to keep blood, air and other fluids circulating while the organ is maintained at body temperatures. Recent story: Andover ‘heart in a box’ maker secures $20M in funding
  • Tablelist, a Boston-based nightclub mobile app, has raised $1 million out of a planned $2 million funding round. Two undisclosed investors contributed to the round, according to an SEC filing. Total funding to date for the company is now about $3 million. Recent story: Nightclub mobile app Tablelist partners with Yelp to offer VIP service

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