DroneDeploy, Fitbit, HyTrust, Noom, SalesLoft, Thrasos, Monkimun, ReadyPulse, GoFormz, Scutify, FLYR
Monkimun, an educational technology company, raised $1 million in seed funding from investors including 500 Startups, Incuvest, SHO-z emi Innovation Ventures, Lanzame Capital and angel investors Ian Noel, Iñaki Arrola and Carina Szpilka.
FLYR, a data science company focused on forecasting airfare volatility, raised $3.7 million in a round led by Streamlined Ventures and Montage Ventures, along with Western Technology Investment and several angel investors.
Testlio, a provider of development teams with dedicated quality-assurance testers, raised $1 million in seed funding from Techstars Ventures, Galvanize, Yee Lee, Pat Matthews, Lew Moorman and Carman Chan.
Lumen Learning, a provider of open educational resource alternatives, raised $2.5 million in a seed round led by the Oregon Angel Fund, with the Portland Seed Fund, Seattle’s Alliance of Angels, and local investors Ray Henderson, David Mills and Tom Rubin also participating.
In-home care startup Honor raised $20 million from Andreessen-Horowitz, and individual investors including Jeremy Stoppelman and Max Levchin.
Cloud security automation company HyTrust raised $25 million led by Accelerate-IT Ventures, with participation from Vanedge Capital, VMWare, Cisco, Intel, Fortinet, In-Q-Tel, Granite Ventures, Trident Capital and Epic Ventures also contributed.
Noom, a mobile health company, raised $16.15 million in Series B funding led by InterVest Co. Ltd., with participation from LB Investment, Hanmi IT, RRE Ventures, TransLink Capital and Qualcomm Ventures.
Online auction house Auctionata raised a €42 million (US $45 million) Series C round led by MCI Management, along with Hearst Ventures, Kreos Capital, Yuan Capital and all existing investors including Earlybird, e.ventures, Kite Ventures, Raffay Group, TA Ventures, Bright Capital, REN Invest and Holtzbrinck Ventures.
CafeX, a provider of real-time engagement solutions for mobile and web platforms, raised a $21 million Series B round from Intel Capital, a subsidiary of USAA, Illuminate Ventures and other angel investors.
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DroneDeploy makes Drone Operations Simple. DroneDeploy.com is a smart drone management platform that helps you get stuff done with drones. It's built to be simple, safe and powerful, controlling multiple drones, from anywhere, on any device. Making flight plans has never been easier - just describe your mission, and DroneDeploy will build a dynamic flight path that avoids other aircraft, airports, and even urban areas while respecting local laws. DroneDeploy also makes it easy to fulfil the purpose of missions, with a growing selection of Apps that enable a number of operations, including seamless photo-stitching and object identification. Our APIs are simple and open to developers.
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DroneDeploy makes Drone Operations Simple.
DroneDeploy.com is a smart drone management platform that helps you get stuff done with drones. It's built to be simple, safe and powerful, controlling multiple drones, from anywhere, on any device.
Making flight plans has never been easier - just describe your mission, and DroneDeploy will build a dynamic flight path that avoids other aircraft, airports, and even urban areas while respecting local laws.
DroneDeploy also makes it easy to fulfil the purpose of missions, with a growing selection of Apps that enable a number of operations, including seamless photo-stitching and object identification. Our APIs are simple and open to developers.
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FLYR revolutionizes the way we book flights.
Booking ﬂights today is a difficult process by design:
- Travelers spend 6.5 hours searching on 22 websites
- While they search - 29 days elapsed while airfares increase
- $200 avg. airline change fees - US Airlines collect $3 Billion a year in change fees
Booking with FLYR:
- 2 minutes spent
- 1 Mobile App used
- Simply search and select the ﬂights you’re interested in
- We protect you against rising prices for 7 days
- Get notiﬁed of even better deals as they become available
- Switch or cancel your ﬂights without penalty
We are a team of 11 data scientists, developers and marketers in San Francisco, leveraging machine learning to turn the FLYR promise into reality.
Our API is now available for beta users, and our iOS app will be launched in the spring.