In the past 7 days we’ve seen over $1.2 billion invested in 149 funding rounds. San Francisco saw 10 rounds, New York and Chicago 5, and Austin 4. More than 25 of these rounds were raised by companies based outside the U.S., according to CrunchBase data.

Some of the biggest international fundings include a $100 million Series D round in Shanghai-based luxury products platform Secoo and a $65 million Series D round in London-based lending marketplace Funding Circle.

The biggest venture round of the week in the U.S. was raised by Pond5, a marketplace for media makers based in New York.

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  • Originally published July 21, 2014, updated April 26, 2023