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Immusoft Closes First Part of Series B Financing, New CEO to Lead Gene Therapy Company

Immusoft Corporation, a Seattle, Wash.-based gene therapy company, announced today it has closed a $3M initial tranche of a Series B financing. The full Series B is underway. The round is expected to provide Immusoft the funding it needs to complete its Phase I/II clinical trial in MPS-I (Mucopolysaccharidoses type I) and advance its pipeline, which uses its proprietary Immune System Programming (ISP™) approach to B cell modification for treating diseases.

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Investment update: The Curious AI Company raises $3.7 million

We’re delighted to announce funding in Helsinki-based The Curious AI Company, with a round that also includes Lifeline Ventures and Invus, along with new investors Data Collective, Jaan Tallinn, Court Westcott’s Cosmist Capital and Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation. The visionary AI specialist and AI-focused investor, Court Westcott leads the round and joins Curious AI’s board as chairman.

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Dallas Real Estate Startup Called Door Raises $2.3M

A Dallas startup that aims to ease the burden of buying and selling a home has raised $2.3 million from investors including real estate developer Phillip Huffines.

Door, founded in 2015 by CEO Alex Doubet, charges homeowners a flat rate of $5,000, compared to the traditional 6 percent commission fee, for its brokerage services. Last year, home sellers saved an average of $15,000 under Door’s model.

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Ubimax announces $6 million investment from Atlantic Bridge and Westcott LLC

Bremen, October 6th, 2016: Ubimax, the leading provider of Wearable Computing solutions for desk-less workers today announced a $6M investment from Atlantic Bridge and Westcott LLC. The funding will primarily be used to further grow the company’s existing U.S. business and to extend its market leading position from Europe to the American market.

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AirHelp raises $12 million to deal with airline customer service for you

Few things are more dreadful than dealing with airline customer service. Fortunately, there’s a startup that wants to make those calls for you.

For hassle-free travel, AirHelp is raising $12 million in Series A funding from a group of investors, including Khosla Ventures and Evan Williams.

AirHelp promises to get you money from airlines when you deserve it. And they’ve helped 900,000 customers so far — sometimes even filing lawsuits on their behalf.

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Meta raises $50M more as it gears up for the next version of its AR headset, and China

The market for augmented and virtual reality technology continues to heat up, and now one of the more promising startups making both AR hardware and software has raised a $50 million round to keep up the pace.

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