Genesis Media raises $10 million in Series B

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Video tech platform Genesis Media has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Blue Chip Venture Company with participation from Crown Predator Holdings. The funding will be used for product development.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) has not invested in Intellectual Ventures’ newest funding round

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has decided not to invest in Intellectual Ventures’ latest round of funding. However, Sony and Microsoft participated this round though. Intel and Apple both invested in Intellectual Ventures properly.
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Relativity attempted to outbid Disney for Maker Studios


Maker Studios said on Monday that a majority of shareholders approved of its purchase by Walt Disney Company. This means that the company is not for sale to Relativity Media, which made a surprising $1.1 billion bid.
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Chinese online retailer Jumei files for $400 million IPO

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Jumei is a Beijing based online retailer that will be going public soon, according to an SEC filing.  Jumei offers daily deals on cosmetics and fragrances. Jumei is expected to raise up to $400 million, but the company did not say what exchange it will be listing on. Jumei was founded in 2009 and one of its investors include Sequoia Capital.

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Quintel raises $10 million in funding

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Quintel is a multi-band antenna solutions company that has raised $10 million in funding. This round of funding was led by Trillium International. The funding will be used for accelerating growth and scaling delivery capacity to meet its 400% year-over-year growth rate. 

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Julep raises $30 million in funding

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Julep is an online cosmetics and beauty company that has raised $30 million in Series C funding from Azure Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Altimeter Capital, Andreessen Horowitz and Maveron. Julep was founded by former former Starbucks executive Jane Park.
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Storefront raises $7.3 million in funding

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Storefront has raised $7.3 million in funding led by Spark Capital. Mohr Davidow Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, 500 Startups, Box Group, SV Angel, Gary Vaynerchuk, Nas, Tom Glocer, Vikram Pandit and Troy Carter participated in this round.

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NatureBox raises $18 million in funding

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NatureBox is a startup that delivers healthy snacks directly to consumers. The company has raised $18 million in funding led by Canaan Partners. General Catalyst and Softbank Capital also participated in this round.

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