Daily Funding Roundup


Daily funding roundup - September 11th, 2018

Packet raises $25M to accelerate cloud growth; Syllable is raising $13.71M to healtcare providers

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
September 11, 2018
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EngageRocket: EngageRocket is a software-as-a-service platform that helps leaders and organisations make better people decisions using real-time data. They automate employee feedback and analytics to deliver management insight that improves employee experience and performance. EngageRocket raised $640K in seed funding. Read more » is creating the Blockchain of food. Their technology provides a distributed, shared system of trust needed for the food supply chain to profoundly change and improve industry goals for sustainability, spoilage reduction, safety, nutrition, and quality. Ripe.iosecures $2.4 million seed funding. Read more »

Tierra Biosciences: Tierra Biosciences identifies novel molecules from nature using a cell-free discovery platform. Tierra Biosciences has developed proprietary methods to discover new molecules derived from nature. Tierra’s technology leverages advances in cell-free synthetic biology, automation, and computation to allow it to search for molecules inaccessible by current methods. Tierra Biosciencess raises $2.6M seed funding. Read more »

Treez: Treez is an enterprise software platform solution company for retailers in the cannabis space. It aims to optimize and automate cannabis dispensary operations, creating a cooperative ecosystem that allows operators to continually improve every aspect of their business, from employee management, to inventory control, to patient hospitality. Treez has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding led by Intrinsic Capital Partners. Read more »

Syllable: Syllable helps healthcare providers communicate with their patients through secure chat backed with AI developed by former Google engineers. Syllable is raising $13.71 million in Series A funding round. Read more »

Packet: Packet empowers developer-driven companies to deploy physical infrastructure at global scale. Packet is widely known for its developer-friendly cloud, which is available in 18 global locations and supports over 60,000 bare metal installs each month. Packet raises $25M Series B funding round led by Third Point Ventures, with participation from Battery Ventures, JA Mitsui Leasing and Samsung NEXT as well as existing investors SoftBank Corp. and Dell Technologies CapitalRead more »

Facet Wealth: Facet Wealth provides full financial life management, delivered by a dedicated team led by a CFP ® Professional, to mass affluent households. We also work with financial services professionals as a solution for small accounts.Facet Wealth has raised $33 million in Series A funding led by Warburg Pincus, with participation from earlier backer Slow Ventures. Read more »

OncoResponse: OncoResponse is a company providing cancer research into immunotherapies and the newest technologies for oncologists. Seattle-based company, has raised $40 million in Series B funding led by RiverVest Venture Partners. Read more »

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