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October 10, 2011: 9:17 AM ET

Wave Accounting, a Toronto-based online accounting app for small businesses, has raised C$5 million in Series A funding from Charles River Ventures and OMERS. http://www.waveaccounting.com

Crashlytics Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of a crash-reporting solution for mobile apps developers, has raised $1 million in seed funding from Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures. www.crashlytics.com

Carmine, a British subscription-based beauty discovery service, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Accel Partners. www.accel.com

DuckDuckGo, a New York-based search engine, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding fromUnion Square Ventures. www.duckduckgo.com

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

Knewton has raised $33 million in new VC funding. Founders Fund and Pearson co-led the round, and were joined by return backers Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and FirstMark Capital. www.knewton.com

Quench, a King of Prussia, Penn.-based provider of "bottleless" filtered water coolers, has raised nearly $30 million in new equity and debt financing. Backers include Element Partners, Virgin Green Fund, Douglas Brown, ORIX Venture Finance, Advent-Morro Equity Partners, Potomac Energy Fund and The Pohlad Companies. www.quenchonline.com

Care.com, an online marketplace for family care services, has raised $25 million in new venture capital funding, according to a regulatory filing. Insurance company USAA was joined by return backers Matrix Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Trinity Ventures. Care.com previously raised $25.5 million. www.care.com

TwinStrata, a Natick, Mass.-based provider of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, has raised $8 million in Series B funding led by Avalon Ventures. www.twinstrata.com

Ebyline, an online platform for managing freelance journalists, has raised $5 million in Series B funding from existing shareholder E.W. Scripps. www.ebyline.com

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Box.net, a based enterprise cloud storage company, has raised $81 million in Series D-1 funding. Bessemer Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Salesforce.com and SAP were joined by return backers Andreessen Horowitz, Emergence Capital Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Scale Venture Partners and U.S. Venture Partners. Term Sheet had previously reported that the company was raising the round at a valuation in excess of $500 million, with the company ultimately securing a valuation north of $600 million. In related news, Forbes reports that Box turned down a $600 million acquisition offer earlier this year from Citrix Systems. www.box.net

Zenprise, a Fremont, Calif.-based provider of secure mobile device management solutions, has raised $30 million in new VC funding. Greylock Partners led the round, and was joined by return backers Rembrandt Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, Bay Partners, Mayfield Fund and Shasta Ventures.www.zenprise.com

Prudent Energy, a Bethesda, Md.-based energy storage company, has raised $29.5 million in new VC funding. Mitsui & Co. led the round, and was joined by Vangoo Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners, Asia Clean Energy and return backers Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DT Capital Partners, Northern Light Venture Capital and CEL Partners. www.pdenergy.com 

DNAnexus, a Mountain View, Calif.-based DNA data management and analysis platform, has raised $14 million in Series B funding. Google Ventures and TPG Biotech co-led the round, and were joined by First Round Capital, SoftTech VC, K9 Ventures and Felicis Ventures. www.dnanexus.com

LocalResponse, a New York-based online ad network that leverages social location data, has raised $5 million in new VC funding. Backers include Cava Capital, Vodafone Ventures, Advancit Capital and Progress Ventures. www.localresponse.com

Eye-Q, an Indian operator of eye-care hospitals, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from Helion Venture Partners and Nexus Venture Partners.

Nubee, a Singapore-based mobile social games publisher, has raised around $13 million in VC funding from JAFCO. www.nubee.sg

Kiwi Crate, a Mountain View, Calif.-based operator of a subscription service that makes and delivers hands-on activities for children, has raised $2 million in seed funding. First Round Capital led the deal, and was joined by Mayfield Fund, Comcast Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Consigliere Brand Capital, UJ Ventures and 500 Startups. www.kiwicrate.com

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Cleave Biosciences, a Burlingame, Calif.-based developer of cancer therapies, has raised $42 million in Series A funding. Backers include U.S. Venture Partners, 5AM Ventures, Clarus Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors and Astellas Venture Management. Cleave is being led by Laura Shawver, an executive-in-residence with 5AM Ventures who previously ran shuttered startup Phenomix.

Aternity Inc.
, a Westborough, Mass.-based provider of end-user experience management solutions for large companies, has raised $13 million in Series D funding. Investor Growth Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers Vertex Venture Capital, Genesis Partners, Intel Capital and Clal Industries.www.aternity.com

Matrixx Software, a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of online charging and subscriber policy management solutions, has raised $12 million in new VC funding. Innovacom led the round, and was joined by Adams Street Partners. www.matrixxsw.com

One97 Communications Ltd.
, an Indian mobile Internet company, has around $10 million from SAP Ventureswww.one97.com

OvaScience
, a Boston-based reproductive medicine startup, has raised $6 million in Series A funding, according to VentureWire. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by Longwood Founders Fund. www.ovascience.com

Genwi, a Los Altos, Calif.-based provider of a cloud publishing platform for mobile devices, has raised $4 million in Series A funding, according to TechCrunch. Nexus Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by seed backers Inventus Capital Partners and Quest Venture Partners. www.genwi.com

Nginx, a Russian developer of open-source Web server software, has raised $3 million in VC funding, according to RBK Daily. Backers include BV Capital, MSD Capital and Runa Capital. www.nginx.com

Spree Commerce, developer of an open-source ecommerce solution based on Ruby on Rails, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. True Ventures led the round, and was joined by AOL Ventures and individual angels. www.spreeecommerce.com

HiGear, a P2P char-sharing service for luxury and sports cars, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding from Battery Ventures, BV Capital, 500 Startups and individual angels. www.higear.com

Elo7, a Brazil-based online marketplace for handcrafted goods, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Accel Partners and Brazilian VC firm Monashees Capitalwww.elo7.com.br

Checkmarx Ltd., an Israel-based provider of static application security testing (SAST) solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of new VC funding. Return backer Ofer Hi-Tech led the round, and was joined by SalesForce.com. www.checkmarx.com

Stickery
, a San Francisco-based developer of a mobile learning game platform for children, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding from Google Ventures, 500 Startups and individual angels.www.stickeryapp.com

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

Pinterest, an online pinboard for organizing and sharing inspirations, has raised $27 million in second-round funding from Andreessen Horowitz. It previously raised $10 million from Bessemer Venture Partners. www.pinterest.com

Shaker, an Israel-based developer of 3D virtual rooms where people can "meet" with their Facebook friends, has raised $15 million in Series A funding. Menlo Ventures led the round, and was joined by CrunchFund, Innovation Endeavors and Pitango Venture Capital. www.atshaker.com

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