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Funding for internet-based services and technologies this week around the world.

Nearly $1.223 Billion generated from major investors like Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Accel Partners, Index Ventures, Google Ventures, The CAPROCK Group, International Finance Corporation, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Naspers, Tiger Global Management, Qualcomm Ventures, Xiaomi and more.

Big data; analytics, sharing-economy; security; distributed applications and holistic IT infrastructures continue to lead the excitements.  

$12M / Series D /Recorded Future is an analytics startup that crawls publicly available Web sources to identify cyber threats. Founded in 2009, Recorded Future has raised $33 million to date.


$40M / Series E /Movile is a Brazilian mobile application and content developer that manages food delivery service iFood, ticket delivery service Cinepapaya, and other businesses. Movile has raised nearly $100 million to date and will use the new cash to double its investments in online-to-offline services.


$160M / Series E /Slack offers a Real-time messaging, archiving and search tool that facilitates better Communication within a team. Currently valued at $2.8 billion, Slack has raised $320 million in the past year and $340 million to date.


$10M / Series A /ZopNow is the largest Online grocery store in India. Founded in 2011, ZopNow is currently available in 4 cities across India and will use the new funding to expand further.


$48M / Series B /Cradlepoint provides 4G LTE networking solutions for distributed enterprises. Founded in 2004 and based in Boise, Cradlepoint will use the new cash to expand internationally and grow its business.


$50M / Series F /Zomato is a Restaurant search service based in Gurgaon, India with 40 million users across 22 countries. Founded in 2008, Zomato has raised $163 million to date.


$23M / Series C /Planet Labs, the Space satellite and analytics company, has added an additional $23 million from the IFC to its Series C round, which was first announced in January and now totals $118 million. Planet Labs has raised $170 million in total funding to date.


$95M / Series D /Docker is an open platform that enables developers and system administrators to create Distributed applications. Founded in 2010, Docker has raised $150 million to date and will invest the new cash into its go-to-market strategy and scaling the platform.


$100M / Series C /Illumio secures Enterprise computing environments by covering processes and applications in data centers and public and private clouds. Illumio was founded in 2013 and has raised $142 million in funding to date.


$10M / Series A /Alfred taps into existing on-demand services to automate weekly chores for users. Alfred has since launched in Boston and New York and raised $12.5 million.


$80M / Venture /Ninebot is a Chinese Robotics engineering company that specializes in autopilot and personal transportation. Ninebot also announced today that it has acquired rival Segway, and plans to keep the two brands separate.


$125M / Series E /RetailNext enables retailers and manufacturers to collect, analyze, and visualize data about in-store customer engagement. Founded in 2007, RetailNext counts over 160 retailers and brands across 40 countries as customers and will use the new funding to boost growth.


$25M / Series B Spring is a Mobile shopping app with a simplified interface for easy buying. Launched last year, Spring features products from 700 brands and is currently valued at $90 million.


$45M / Series B Sprig is a healthy and locally-sourced Meal delivery service. Launched in San Francisco in 2013, Sprig plans to expand to the remainder of the Bay Area and Chicago in the coming months, and then more cities by the end of 2015.


$400M / Series E Ola is India's most popular taxi hailing service with over 40,000 drivers in 22 cities. Ola was founded in 2010 and will use the funding to expand into new local markets.

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