Venture Capital

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 5/17/21

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New York-based Aetion provides real-world evidence (RWE) and outcomes-based analytics solutions to life science companies and payers. Founded by Allon Rauer, Jeremy Rassen, and Sebastian Schneeweiss in 2013, Aetion has now raised a total of $203.6M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include B Capital Group, Flare Capital Partners, Foresite Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Warburg Pincus.

Airkit

$40.0M – Series B

Palo Alto-based Airkit is a customer engagement platform that enables brands to quickly build digital customer experiences. Founded by Adam Evans and Stephen Ehikian in 2017, Airkit has now raised a total of $68.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Accel, Emergence, EQT Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures.

Apptopia

$20.0M – Series C

Boston-based Apptopia provides services in app analytics, data mining, and business intelligence for the mobile industry. Founded by Eliran Sapir and Jonathan Kay in 2011, Apptopia has now raised a total of $35.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include ABS Capital Partners, Blossom Street Ventures, and Newfund Capital.

Arkose Labs

$70.0M – Series C

San Francisco-based Arkose Labs provides fraud prevention, anti-spam, and abuse analysis for businesses, companies, and industries. Founded by Kevin Gosschalk and Matthew Ford in 2017, Arkose Labs has now raised a total of $106.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include M12, PayPal Ventures, SoftBank Vision Fund, and Wells Fargo Strategic Capital.

Aryeo

$3.7M – Seed

Boston-based Aryeo is a real estate content platform that aims to streamline content in the real estate industry. Founded by Branick Weix, Brendan Quinlan, and Matt Michalski Jr. in 2019, Aryeo has now raised a total of $3.7M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Amplo, Bill Clerico, Contrary, Hyperplane Venture Capital, and Jon Oringer.

Axtria

$150.0M – Venture

Berkeley Heights-based Axtria is a big data analytics software and services company for the Life Sciences industry. Founded by Jaswinder Chadha and Navdeep (Navi) Chadha in 2010, Axtria has now raised a total of $206.2M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Bain Capital Tech Opportunities.

BluBracket

$12.0M – Series A

Palo Alto-based BluBracket develops a code security platform that checks for security and integrity issues. Founded by Ajay K Arora and Prakash Linga in 2019, BluBracket has now raised a total of $18.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Evolution Equity Partners, Firebolt Ventures, Point72 Ventures, SignalFire, and Unusual Ventures.

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Breadcrumbs.io

$5.4M – Seed

San Francisco-based Breadcrumbs.io is a revenue acceleration platform that helps companies in rating and scoring current and potential customers. Founded by Armando Biondi, Gary Amaral, and Massimo Chieruzzi in 2020, Breadcrumbs.io has now raised a total of $5.4M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Active Capital, Blue Canyon, Hustle Fund, Primo Ventures, and Stormbreaker Ventures.

Choozle

$15.0M – Series C

Denver-based Choozle is an independent and self-service digital advertising software platform. Founded by Andrew Fischer and Jeffrey Finch in 2012, Choozle has now raised a total of $29.1M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Boathouse Capital.

CircleCI

$100.0M – Series F

San Francisco-based CircleCI is a continuous integration and delivery platform that automates development workflows and IT operations. Founded by Allen Rohner and Paul Biggar in 2011, CircleCI has now raised a total of $315.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Baseline Ventures, Eleven Prime, Greenspring Associates, Institutional Venture Partners, NextEquity Partners, Owl Rock Capital Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Threshold, and Top Tier Capital Partners.

Collective

$20.0M – Series A

San Francisco-based Collective provides financial concierge services for self-employed people and businesses. Founded by Bugra Akcay, Hooman Radfar, and Ugur Kaner in 2020, Collective has now raised a total of $28.7M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Aaron Levie, Adrian Aoun, Andrew Dudum, Eddie Hartman, Expa, General Catalyst, Gradient Ventures, Hamish McKenzie, Holly Liu, Kevin Lin, Li Jin, QED Investors, Sam Yam, Shadiah Sigala, Sound Ventures, and Steve Chen.

Cyral

$26.0M – Series B

Redwood City-based Cyral is the first cloud-native solution that makes it easy to observe, control, and protect the data cloud. Founded by Manav Mital and Srini Vadlamani in 2018, Cyral has now raised a total of $41.1M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include A.Capital Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Redpoint, and Silicon Valley CISO Investments.

DeepScribe

rf – Seed

Berkeley-based DeepScribe is an AI-driven platform for medical record-taking. Founded by Akilesh Bapu, Kairui Zeng, and Matthew Ko in 2017, DeepScribe has now raised a total of $7.2M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include 1984 Ventures, Bee Partners, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, Industry Ventures, Plug and Play, Sequoia Capital (SSF), Stage 2 Capital, Supernode Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, and Wavemaker 360.

DrFirst

$50.0M – Venture

Rockville-based DrFirst provides software solutions for physicians and healthcare providers ranging from HIPAA secure messaging, e-prescribing, and EHR. Founded by James F. Chen in 2000, DrFirst has now raised a total of $78.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Sixth Street.

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Ethos

$200.0M – Series D

San Francisco-based Ethos Life is an insurance company that provides modern and ethical life insurance to protect life. Founded by Lingke Wang and Peter Colis in 2016, Ethos has now raised a total of $306.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Accel, Arrive, Dreamers VC, FootPrint Coalition, General Catalyst, Glade Brook Capital Partners, GV, and Sequoia Capital.

Grin

$16.0M – Series A

Sacramento-based GRIN is a marketing software that enables direct-to-consumer brands to collaborate and manage their relationships with influencers. Founded by Brandon Brown and Brian Mechem in 2014, Grin has now raised a total of $35.3M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Bullpen Capital, Good Friends, Headline, Imaginary Ventures, and Interplay Ventures.

Handshake

$80.0M – Series E

San Francisco-based Handshake is a college career network that helps students and recent graduates find their next opportunity. Founded by Ben Christensen, Garrett Lord, and Scott Ringwelski in 2013, Handshake has now raised a total of $234.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Coatue, Emerson Collective, EQT Ventures, GGV Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Reach Capital, Spark Capital, True Ventures, and Valiant Peregrine Fund.

Kin Insurance

$63.9M – Series C

Chicago-based Kin Insurance is an insurtech company that offers personalized home insurance solutions. Founded by Lucas Ward, Sean Harper, Sebastian Villarreal, and Stephen Wooten in 2016, Kin Insurance has now raised a total of $103.9M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Allegis NL Capital, Alpha Edison, Hudson Structured Capital Management, Senator Investment Group, and UChicago Startup Investment Program.

Legion Technologies

$50.0M – Series C

Redwood City-based Legion Technologies features an AI-powered workforce management platform that optimizes labor efficiency and employee engagement. Founded by Sanish Mondkar in 2016, Legion Technologies has now raised a total of $85.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Dollar General, First Round Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Stripes, Webb Investment Network, and XYZ Venture Capital.

MasterClass

$225.0M – Series F

San Francisco-based MasterClass is a provider of an online education platform designed to offer video based vocational courses. Founded by Aaron Rasmussen and David Rogier in 2012, MasterClass has now raised a total of $461.4M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include 01 Advisors, Atomico, Baillie Gifford, Balyasny Asset Management, Bonnier Ventures, Cleo Capital, Eldridge, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Institutional Venture Partners, Javelin Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, NewView Capital, NextEquity Partners, Outlier Ventures, Owl Ventures, Powerhouse Capital, Ronald Lauder Ventures, RPS Ventures, and UTA Ventures.

Ontop

$4.5M – Seed

Houston-based Ontop automates international hiring, payments, and taxes, onboarding, and payroll management for global teams. Founded by Jaime Abella, Julian Torres, and Santiago Aparicio in 2020, Ontop has now raised a total of $6.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Clocktower Technology Ventures, FundersClub, H20 Capital, Magma Partners, Point72 Ventures, Soma Capital, and Supernode.

Plunk

$6.5M – Seed

Bellevue-based Plunk is a mobile app that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help homeowners see the possible worth of renovation. Founded by Brian Lent and David Bluhm in 2019, Plunk has now raised a total of $6.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Plug and Play, Second Century Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund, Unlock Venture Partners, and Vectr.

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PolySign

$53.0M – Series B

Oakland-based PolySign develops secure and scalable infrastructure for financial institutions to fully leverage their digital assets. Founded by Arthur Britto and David Schwartz in 2018, PolySign has now raised a total of $73.2M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Blockchain.com Ventures, Cowen Group, PilotRock Investments, Race Capital, and Sandia Holdings.

SightCall

$42.0M – Series B

San Francisco-based SightCall is a live video SaaS enabling visual support for enterprises enriched by Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence insights. Founded by Antoine Vervoort and Thomas Cottereau in 2008, SightCall has now raised a total of $54.4M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Bpifrance and InfraVia Capital Partners.

VIA

$10.0M – Series A

Somerville-based VIA helps energy companies realize the value of their data through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain. Founded by Colin Gounden, Jeremy Taylor, and Kate Ravanis in 2016, VIA has now raised a total of $19.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Prefix Capital and The Westly Group.

Stampli

$50.0M – Series C

Mountain View-based Stampli is an AP automation platform that centers communications on top of the invoice, resulting in 5x faster invoice approvals. Founded by Eyal Feldman and Ofer Feldman in 2015, Stampli has now raised a total of $84.7M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Insight Partners, NextWorld Capital, and SignalFire.

Tarana Wireless

$50.0M – Venture

Milpitas-based Tarana Wireless provides wireless performance in small-cell backhaul, fiber extension, and residential broadband. Founded by Dale Branlund, Kevin Jones, Omar Bakr, Rabin Patra, and Sergiu Nedevschi in 2009, Tarana Wireless has now raised a total of $206.1M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Prime Movers Lab.

Blind

$37.0M – Series C

Berkeley-based Blind is an anonymous workplace network where verified professionals connect to discuss what matters most. Founded by Kyum Kim and Sunguk Moon in 2013, Blind has now raised a total of $61.8M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include DCM Ventures, Mainstreet Investment, Pavilion Capital, and Storm Ventures.

Heartbeat Health

$20.0M – Series B

New York-based Heartbeat Health is a healthcare technology company that delivers virtual-first cardiovascular disease prevention and management. Founded by Jeffrey Wessler, Mark Hanson, and Nayan Jain in 2017, Heartbeat Health has now raised a total of $28.5M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include .406 Ventures, DaVita Venture Group, Designer Fund, Echo Health Ventures, Kindred Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Max Ventures, and Optum Ventures.

Upsie

$18.2M – Series A

Minneapolis-based Upsie is a mobile app that provides warranties for electronic devices and appliances. Founded by Clarence Bethea in 2015, Upsie has now raised a total of $26.4M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Anton V. Vincent, Avanta Ventures, Awesome People Ventures, Backstage Capital, Bread and Butter Ventures (fka The Syndicate Fund), Concrete Rose Capital, Damon DiVito, Daren Cotter, Diverse Angels, Draft Ventures, George Azih, Imagination Capital, Jon Rezneck, Kapor Capital, Lottie Rezneck, M25, Marc Belton, Matchstick Ventures, Ordinary Ventures, Richard Parsons, Samsung NEXT, Silicon Valley Bank, Sri Pangulur, The Massive Fund, True Ventures, and Uncommon Denominator.

Waybridge

$30.0M – Series B

New York-based Waybridge offers a suite of digital tools that targets fundamental inefficiencies in the raw materials supply chain. Founded by Andrea Aranguren, Andrew Sweeney, Brian O’Kelley, and Scott Evans in 2019, Waybridge has now raised a total of $40.0M in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include Craft Ventures, Rucker Park Capital, and Venrock.

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