Daily funding roundup - September 11th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · September 11, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4c15

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

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 »

Ripe.io: Ripe.io 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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Packet is a bare metal cloud built for automation.

With premium Intel and ARMv8 based server configurations that provision in 8 minutes or less, the Packet platform brings the promise of the virtualized cloud to bare metal - offering the ultimate in performance, portability, and scalability for modern workloads. The company also operates an advanced software defined network and offers private deployments for enterprise customers.

Currently serving global clients from 15 datacenter locations including New York Metro, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Sydney and Frankfurt.