It’s back to work this Monday morning, and here’s a recap on the funding news that took place last week.
Shanghai-based pets products e-store Boqii completed a US$25 million series B funding round. The investors are as-yet unnamed but reportedly hail from the US and possibly include Goldman Sachs, which also participated in the startup’s series A round last June. (View Techlist Profile)
One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank Group, has invested an undisclosed amount for 23 percent of the company’s equity. A SoftBank partner will join the company’s board. (View Techlist Profile)
The French Cellar, an online subscription service for wine, has received an undisclosed strategic investment from Kyosei Holdings. Serial entrepreneur Jackie Lee, who founded HardwareZone and ClickTrue, will join the startup as the chairman (View Techlist Profile).
Melbourne-based online customer support solution Influx.com has raised A$250,000 (US$222,575) from investors such as 99designs Founder Mark Harbottle, angel investor Leni Mayo, and the Sitepoint Group. (View Techlist Profile)
London-based mobile learning company Quipper, founded by co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA Masa Watanabe, disclosed it has raised £3.4m (US$5.8m) from investors. The investors include Atomico, a venture capital firm started by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, Benesse Holdings, and Globis Capital Partners. (View Techlist Profile)
Philippine game development startup Altitude Games received $275,000 seed funding from mobile content provider Xurpas founder Nix Nolledo, gaming company Level Up! Games co-founder Philip Cahiwat, and several other investors. (View Techlist Profile)