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Beverage startup Szent nabs $2.2 mln

Szent, a beverage startup, has raised $2.2 million in funding. Ex-FirstMark Capital co-chairman Gerald Poch led the investor group. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES, CA (February 13, 2019) – SZENT, the breakthrough beverage startup innovating the water category, announced today the closing of a $2.2 million round of financing as the brand ramps into its first full year in market. Launched in October 2018, SZENT addresses the increasing need for greater product transparency by reinventing what it means ...
Tags: Amazon, Los Angeles, Trends, Poch, VC Deals, PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES, FirstMark Capital co, Gerald Poch, Shawn Griffis, Passionfruit Tangerine Tropical Pineapple


Zoba fetches $3 mln seed

Zoba, a spatial analytics company, has raised $3 million in seed funding, according to a Medium blog post. CRV led the round with participation from Founder Collective, Kaggle’s Anthony Goldbloom, Matt Brezina and Mark Cuban.
Tags: Trends, CRV, Kaggle, VC Deals, Zoba, Anthony Goldbloom Matt Brezina


Organic food and gardening company Back to the Roots inks $3 mln Series C

Oakland, California-based Back to the Roots, an organic food and gardening company, has secured $3 million in Series C funding. Central Garden & Pet led the round with participation from Blue Scorpion Investments. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Oakland California, VC Deals, Blue Scorpion Investments Source


On-demand food service DoorDash racks up $400 mln Series F

San Francisco-based DoorDash, an on-demand food service, has raised $400 million in Series F funding, according to a blog post on its site. Temasek and Dragoneer Investment Group led the round with participation from return backers Softbank Vision Fund, DST Global, Coatue Management, GIC, Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator.  
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Dragoneer Investment Group, Temasek, VC Deals, Softbank Vision Fund DST


Geospatial analytics company Satellogic taps Dunn as CFO

Satellogic, a geospatial analytics company, has appointed Rick Dunn as its new chief financial officer. Previously, Dunn was CFO of PowerTeam Services. Satellogic’s backers include Tencent, CrunchFund and Pitanga. PRESS RELEASE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 21, 2019 Satellogic, the world’s first vertically integrated geospatial analytics company, today announced the appointment of Rick Dunn as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Dunn brings over 25 years of financial leadership...
Tags: Trends, Tencent, Argentina, Mvno, Buenos Aires Argentina, Rick, Beijing China, Barcelona Spain, Dunn, Tel Aviv Israel, Miami USA, Montevideo Uruguay, AIT, VC Deals, PRWEB, ACN Inc


Circle Media Labs lands $20 mln Series B

Portland, Oregon and Cypress, California-based Circle Media Labs, a provider of screen time management and parental control solutions to families, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The investors included NETGEAR, T-Mobile US, Third Kind Venture Capital and Relay Ventures. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Portland Oregon, Netgear, VC Deals, Cypress California, Circle Media Labs


Panda Selected rakes in $50 mln Series C

China-based Panda Selected, a shared kitchen provider, has raised $50 million in Series C financing. Tiger Global led the round with participation from return backers DCM and Glenridge Capital. Source:
Tags: China, Trends, VC Deals


Clareto lands Series A funding

Clareto, a health data network, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. Health Catalyst Capital Management LLC led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, VC Deals, Clareto, Health Catalyst Capital Management LLC


Conversational marketing platform Eyelevel.ai nabs $2 mln seed

Eyelevel.ai, a conversational marketing platform provider for brands, has secured $2 million in seed funding. Birchmere Venture led the round with participation from Strawberry Creek Ventures, Inspiration Ventures and Berkeley SkyDeck. PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, Calif. – February 21, 2019 – When we think of the AI platforms that are shaping how we use natural language to interact with phones, home devices and other services, we think of Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, and Mic...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Ibm Watson, Rakuten, Berkeley, Lvmh, Cto, Siri Google, San Francisco Calif, Werner, NLP, Tiv, VC Deals, Natural Language Processing NLP, Berkeley SkyDeck, Mike Werner


Tillable inks $8.25 mln Series A

Tillable, an online marketplace for the farmland rental market, has secured $8.25 million in Series A funding. The Production Board led the round with participation from First Round Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals


HG Ventures leads $8.3 mln round for Epogee

Epogee, a food ingredients company, has raised $8.3 million in funding. HG Ventures led the round. Source:
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, HG Ventures, Epogee


French start-up Ynsect raises $125 mln for protein production: Reuters

French insect farming start-up Ynsect said on Thursday it had raised $125 million in a financing round led by Astanor Ventures. The financing will support the planned construction of its first full-scale production site, in Amiens, northern France, as well as the development of a factory in North America, Ynsect said in a statement. The site in Amiens, construction of which is due to start this year, will produce 20,000 tonnes of insect protein annually, notably for fish feed, the company said. ...
Tags: France, Trends, North America, Reuters, Amiens, VC Deals, Ynsect


SeventySix Capital backs baseball tech company Diamond Kinetics

SeventySix Capital has made an investment in Pittsburgh-based Diamond Kinetics, a baseball and softball technology company. No financial terms were disclosed. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Pittsburgh, VC Deals, SeventySix Capital, Diamond Kinetics


WaitWhat picks up $4.3 mln Series A

WaitWhat, a content company and podcast creator, has raised $4.3 million in Series A funding. Cue Ball and Burda Principal Investments led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, Burda Principal Investments


Geneos Therapeutics snags $10.5 mln Series A

Pennsylvania-based Geneos Therapeutics, a developer of cancer therapies, has raised $10.5 million in Series A funding. Santé Ventures led the round with participation from Inovio. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Pennsylvania, Healthcare, VC Deals, Sante Ventures, Geneos Therapeutics


Lytics raises $35 mln

Lytics said Feb. 21 that it raised $35 million in a Series C round of financing led by JMI Equity. Also participating were current investors Comcast Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Voyager Capital. Lytics, of Portland, Oregon, provides a customer data platform for marketers. PRESS RELEASE JMI Equity-Led Investment to Accelerate Strategic Growth Initiatives in Product Development and Customer Success, and Expand Lytics’ Team Portland, Oregon – February 21, 2019 – Lyti...
Tags: Trends, Cdp, Lytics, Jmi Equity, Company, VC Deals, Customer Data Platform, Suken Vakil, Voyager Capital Lytics of Portland Oregon, James McDermott CEO of Lytics, Lytics Lytics, Economist AEG Atlassian, Portland Oregon Lytics, Webtrends Urban Airship Tripwire


Workday Ventures funds Beamery

Beamery, an HR recruitment software provider, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Workday Ventures. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, Workday Ventures


BitWealth backs Opiniion

Lindon, Utah-based Opiniion Inc, an automated tool for businesses to collect authentic real-time feedback from customers, has raised an undisclosed amount of A funding. The investors included BitWealth. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, Lindon Utah, Opiniion Inc


Cie Digital Labs and Wavemaker strike partnership

Cie Digital Labs said it has struck a partnership with Wavemaker Partners. The deal will commit venture firm Wavemaker to invest in Cie Digital Labs’ accelerator companies.  
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, Cie Digital Labs, Wavemaker


K2 Cyber Security gathers $6 mln seed

San Jose, California-based K2 Cyber Security Inc, a cloud workload protection platform, has secured $6 million in seed funding. The backers were GreatPoint Ventures and Embark Ventures. PRESS RELEASE SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 20, 2019 – K2 Cyber Security, Inc. today announced the general availability of its cloud workload security platform, featuring two fundamental innovations that together deliver comprehensive protection for hybrid cloud environments. K2’s Optimized Control Flow Integrity (...
Tags: Google, Trends, San Jose, SAN JOSE Calif, San Jose California, CFI, Peter Lee, David Wells, VC Deals, Eric Grosse, Security Inc, GreatPoint Ventures, Ashok Krishnamurthi, K2 Cyber Security Inc, Optimized Control Flow Integrity CFI, GreatPoint Ventures and Embark Ventures


Bowery Capital leads $2.5 mln round for StayTuned

New York-based StayTuned, a distribution platform for video creators, has raised $2.5 million in funding, according to a blog post on its site. Bowery Capital led the round.
Tags: New York, Trends, Bowery Capital, VC Deals


Armorblox scores $16.5 mln Series A

Sunnyvale, California-based Armorblox, a provider of a “natural language understanding platform,” has closed $16.5 million in Series A funding. General Catalyst led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Sunnyvale California, VC Deals, Armorblox


Consumer robotics maker Vincross reels in $10 mln

Vincross, a consumer robotics maker, has secured $10 million in funding. Lenovo led the round with participation from other backers that included GGV Capital and Seek Dource. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Lenovo, VC Deals, Vincross


ViSenze procures $20 mln Series C

ViSenze, a image recognition startup, has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Gobi Partners and Sonae IM led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, ViSenze, Sonae IM


Calypso Biotech picks up Series A funding

Calypso Biotech, a Dutch developer of therapeutic antibodies for autoimmune diseases, has secured 20 million euros in Series A financing. The lead backers were Gilde Healthcare and Inkef Capital. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, VC Deals, Gilde Healthcare, Calypso Biotech


ThousandEyes locks in $50 mln Series D in GV-led round

San Francisco-based ThousandEyes, a provider of digital experience intelligence, has raised $50 million in Series D funding. GV led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, VC Deals


Clutter rakes in $200 mln Series D

Clutter, a tech-enabled, on-demand storage company, has raised $200 million in Series D funding. SoftBank Vision Fund led the round with participation from Sequoia, Atomico, GV, Fifth Wall and Four Rivers. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, SoftBank Vision Fund, Sequoia Atomico GV Fifth Wall


Blockchain security company CipherTrace fetches $15 mln

CipherTrace, a blockchain security company, has raised $15 million in funding. Aspect Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Galaxy Digital, Neotribe Ventures and WestWave Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Aspect’s Mark Kraynak will join CipherTrace’s board of directors. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, VC Deals, Aspect Ventures, Mark Kraynak, CipherTrace, Galaxy Digital Neotribe Ventures


Splice Machine attracts $16 mln

San Francisco-based Splice Machine, a data platform for operational artificial intelligence, has raised $16 million in funding. GreatPoint Ventures led the round. Source: Press Release
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Splice Machine, VC Deals, GreatPoint Ventures


ParkHub nets $13 mln Series B

Dallas-based ParkHub, a B2B parking technology provider, has secured $13 million in Series B financing. Arrowroot Capital led the round. As part of the transaction, Kareem El Sawy, a partner at Arrowroot Capital, will join ParkHub’s board of directors. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Dallas, Arrowroot Capital, VC Deals, ParkHub, Kareem El Sawy



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