Provided by Matrix Partner China and Ceyuan Ventures, the series A capital will help Renmin natural language processing spinout Elens mature its product development and R&D capabilities.
JHU-backed fitness platform operator BurnAlong obtained the cash from investors including Brown Advisory to take its total to $4.7m.
Uniseed has upped its investment in probiotic drink maker Perkii after leading the Queensland spinout’s first $3m round in 2016.
Harvard’s Quralis has added funding from investors including Viva Biotech to take its seed total to $5.5m as it looks to advance treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to the clinic.
4490 Ventures has returned for the latest round for weather analytics service Understory, which has disclosed a total of $24.6m in funding to date.
Hospitality shift work platform Qwick’s seed investors include UAVenture Capital Fund, an independent vehicle set up to cultivate University of Arizona’s ecosystem.
Rostock-founded 3D printer maker Aim3D has secured money from investors including Brose ahead of the launch of its first product in spring 2019.
Synthorx, spun out of Scripps Research Institute, is targeting $100m in a proposed offering half a year after it raised $63m in a series C round backed by Osage University Partners.