Boston Tech Watch: Localytics, Walt Doyle, Flyp, NuTonomy & More

February 3, 2016

This week in Boston, we’re tracking a bunch of funding announcements, trouble at Localytics, additions to the resume of local entrepreneur and investor Walt Doyle, and a new direction for a young co-working space. Read on for details.

—Waltham, MA-based advanced battery maker SolidEnergy raised $12 million in a Series B round led by an unnamed U.S. auto company. SAIC, Applied Ventures, and previous investors also participated.

—Boston-based Flyp raised $5.8 million in seed funding from a group of venture capital firms from the East Coast and Silicon Valley. Flyp’s mobile app allows users to manage all their calls, texts, and voicemail messages in one feed, and to create and use multiple phone numbers on one device. The app has been downloaded more than 1 million times in the past nine months, and the company intends to expand the service to 30 more countries this year.

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