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Stripe Raises $18M

Online payment services company Stripe has raised a Series B round of investment from General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Peter Thiel, Elad Gil, Redpoint Ventures, Chris Dixon, and Aaron Levie. The funding gives the startup a valuation of roughly $100 million.

Update: 01-29-14

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Bipsync Raises $1.5M

Bipsync, a research automation platform for investment professionals, has closed a $1.5 million round of seed financing. Investors in the round include Russell Siegelman (Stanford Lecturer and Partner Emeritus, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), David Eisner (Founder of themarkets.com), and Steadfast Venture Capital.