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January 17, 2013: 10:03 AM ET

SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of Web-based survey solutions, has raised $444 million in new private equity funding at a valuation of approximately $1.35 billion. SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg and Tiger Global Management co-led the transaction. New shareholders will include Google Inc., ICONIQ Capital, Social+Capital Partnership and Laurel Crown Partners. Some existing equity backers also participated, but the company didn't get into specifics. Prior investors have included Bain Capital Ventures and Spectrum Equity Investors. The deal is part of a broader recap that would see SurveyMonkey soon raise an additional $350 million in debt financing. JP Morgan will lead the debt syndicate, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and SunTrust Bank also participating. Read more.

OpenX Software Ltd., a Los Angeles-based provider of digital and mobile advertising revenue products and services, has raised $22.5 million in Series E funding. Samsung Venture Investment Corp. led the round, and was joined by return backers Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and Presidio Ventures. www.openx.com

BillFloat Inc., a San Francisco-based platform that connects lenders with retailers and service providers to offer instant financing solutions for consumers and small businesses, has raised $21 million in new VC funding. Investor Growth Capital led the round, and was joined by Bronze Investments and return backers Venrock, FirstRound Capital and Baseline Ventures. The company previously raised nearly $16 million. www.billfloat.com

Intigua, a Newton, Mass.-based enterprise cloud management startup, has raised $8.6 million in Series A funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by seed backer Cedar Fund. www.intigua.com

Optoro, a Lanham, Md.-based provider of asset recovery solutions for distressed inventory, has raised $7.5 million in Series A-1 funding. Grotech Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backers SJF Ventures and QED. The company previously raised nearly $3 million in Series A funding. www.optoro.com

Levels Beyond
, a Denver-based provider of media management and monetization capabilities for video content producers, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding from TVC Capital. www.levelsbeyond.com

Curalate, a Philadelphia-based Pinterest analytics and marketing platform, has raised $3 million in Series A funding. New Enterprise Associates led the round, and was joined by First Round Capital and MentorTech Ventures. All three firms previously had participated in a $700,000 seed round for the company. www.curalate.com

LoopMe, a London-based developer of a mobile ad management solution, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from a group of individual angels that includes Russell Buckley (ex-AdMob) and Peter Barry (ex-Vodafone Ventures). www.loopme.biz

R2integrated, a Baltimore–based digital and social marketing agency, has raised an undisclosed amount of equity funding from ORIX Private Equity. www.r2integrated.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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