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August 15, 2014
Navent, a Latin American real estate and and jobs classifieds company has raised $20 million in a Series C funding from Riverwood Capital. Navent is an online platform for job opportunities and real estate listings that caters primarily to eight markets in Latin America including Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Buenos Aires, Navent pulls in 30 million monthly users from all of its sites and will use the new funding to focus on mobile and untapped markets.
GoGoVan, an on-demand delivery service based in Hong Kong, has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round led by Centurion Private Equity. GoGoVan connects van drivers to users through its mobile app, allowing users to request short deliveries or transportation on demand. Launched in July 2013, GoGoVan currently sees 300,000 transactions per month on its platform and will use the latest cash to continue expansion into Singapore and enter new Asian cities.
Helion Energy, a nuclear fusion startup based in Redmond, Washington, has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding from Mithril Capital Management and Y Combinator. Helion wants to develop power plants that produce electricity by nuclear fusion, producing a nearly unlimited amount of energy without creating waste. Founded in 2009, Helion hopes to be able to complete this goal in the next three years.
Since the last email, CrunchBase captured more than 40 rounds and $165 million in fundings... and the data keeps rolling in.