Tech roundup: Freebird raises $5M, G20 Ventures' new fund and more

April 19, 2017

ZappRx raises $25 million in Series B

ZappRx announced it closed $25 million in Series B funding today. The new infusion of capital will assist in accelerating their current product launch. The round was led by Qiming US Healthcare Fund, a venture capital firm based in Seattle that is part of a broader family of Qiming Venture Partners. [Built In Boston]


Freebird raises $5M

The new funding for Cambridge, MA-based Freebird comes from General Catalyst Partners, Accomplice, and entrepreneurs and executives from the travel industry. Freebird’s mobile tools help travelers instantly book a ticket on a new flight if their original flight gets cancelled or delayed by more than four hours, or they miss a connection. The new funding will go toward product development, hiring, and forming more partnerships with corporate travel agencies, a Freebird spokesman says. [Xconomy]



G20 Ventures seeks to raise second fund

Boston-based G20 Ventures is seeking to raise $63.5 million for its second investment fund, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. [Boston Business Journal]



Dedham workforce software raises $33M

Dedham-based Reflexis Systems Inc., which provides workforce management software to some of the country's biggest retailers, is seeking $60 million in investment and has already raised $33 million, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. [Boston Business Journal]


14 startups demo from Harvard Business School

The Rock Accelerator recently held its Demo Day, showcasing the startups demonstrating early traction in the program's spring cohort. [BostInno]


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