Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.

EveryoneSocial, a US-based employee advocacy platform, has closed a $7.6m series A round led by University of Montana-backed venture firm Next Frontier Capital, with participation from Crane Group and Epic Ventures. The money will drive recruitment, client support, product development and market expansion.

Blubrake, an Italy-based e-mobility company co-founded by Politecnico di Milano faculty, has raised €5.2m ($6.2m) in series A funding led by e-Novia – which had incubated Blubrake – and with participation from Progress Tech Transfer and assorted private investors, according to EU-Startups. The company has now reportedly raised more than €10m ($12.4m at current exchange rates) but it is unclear whether this includes non-dilutive or debt financing.

Eternygen, a Germany-based developer of treatments for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, has raised an initial €5m ($5.9m) in series A2 funding led by drug discovery company Evotec, with participation from Epidarex Capital, IBB Ventures and several unnamed family offices. Eternygen was…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).