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April 23, 2013: 10:27 AM ET

MarketShare, a Los Angeles-based provider of cross-media predictive analytics, has raised $38 million in new VC funding. FTV Capital was joined by return backers like Elevation Partners.www.marketshare.com

Shapeways, a New York-based 3D printing services marketplace, has raised $30 million in new VC funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, and was joined by return backers Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures and Lux Capital. The company previously raised around $17 million.www.shapeways.com

Kik Interactive, a Waterloo, Ontario-based maker of an application that allows real-time instant messaging and photo-sharing for individuals and groups, has raised $19.5 million in Series B funding.Foundation Capital led the round, and was joined by return backers RRE Ventures, Spark Capital, and Union Square Ventures. www.kik.com

Cervel Neurotech Inc., a Foster City, Calif.–based developer of magnetic coil technology for treating neurological issues like pain and depression, has raised $14.1 million in new private funding. D.E. Shaw Ventures and Aberdare Ventures provided equity alongside two undisclosed investors, while East West Bank provided a credit facility. www.cervel.com

Gengo, a San Mateo, Calif.-based provider of an online translation service, has raised $12 million in new VC funding. Intel Capital led the round, and was joined by Iris Capital, Infocomm, NTT-IP, Saudi Telecom Ventures and return backer Atomico. www.gengo.com

Infer Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of data-powered business applications "inspired by the consumer web," has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Redpoint Ventures led the round, and was joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Social+Capital Partnership, Sutter Hill Ventures and individual angels.www.infer.com

Nanigans Inc., a Boston-based provider of SaaS technology for predicting Facebook advertising performance, has raised $5.85 million in Series A-1 funding from return backer Avalon Ventures. The company previously raised $3 million. www.nanigans.com

Omni Water Solutions, an Austin, Texas-based developer of automated mobile water systems for water treatment and re-use, has raised $4 million in new VC funding led by return backer Austin Ventureswww.omniwatersolutions.com

Nativo (f.k.a. PostRelease), a Los Angeles-based native advertising technology startup, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners led the round, and was joined by return backer Signia Venture Partners. www.nativo.net

ZooZ, a San Francisco-based mobile payment platform, has raised $2 million in first-round funding led by XSeed Capitalwww.zooz.com

DailyWorth.com, a daily email newsletter and website for women about personal finance, has raised $1 million in new VC funding. DFJ Gotham led the round, and was joined by Gabriel Investments, 500 Startups, Robinhood Ventures, Investors' Circle, Bullet Time Ventures, Patient Capital Collaborative and individual angels. The company previously raised $2 million. www.dailyworth.com

Fab, a New York-based flash sales site, is seeking to raise more than $100 million at a $1 billion valuation, according to TechCrunch. The company previously raised around $155 million from Atomico, Pinnacle Ventures, ru-Net Technology Partners, Mayfield Fund, DoCoMo Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Menlo Ventures, Baroda Ventures and First Round Capital.  www.fab.com

Skimlinks, a UK-based provider of native monetization solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of "growth financing" led by Greycroft Partners. The company previously raised more than $4.5 million from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, 500startups, Venrex Investment Management, Sussex Place Ventures, The Accelerator Group and NESTA. www.skimlinks.com

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