Daily funding roundup - September 18th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · September 18, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4c23

Maison Me raised $1M; Public Goods and DarwinAI raised $3M; Saykara and Domic raised $5M

Maison Me: Bay Area-based startup whose platform lets people provide clues or specific details about clothing that they would like and then makes it to order, has raised $1 million. Backers include Founders Fund, the new Google Assistant investment program, Gagarin Capital and others. Read more »

Public GoodsPublic Goods provides healthy products without all the unhealthy profits. The two-year-old, New York-based direct-to-consumer brand selling basic necessities, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Yes VC, with participation from Listen Ventures, Day One Ventures and earlier backers. Read more »

DarwinAI: DarwinAI is the next evolution in A.I. development. Based on distinguished scholarship by an award-winning team led by a Canada Research Chair in A.I., DarwinAI takes the guesswork out of building better A.I. DarwinAI has raised $3 million in seed funding co-led by Inovia Capital and Obvious Ventures. Read more »

SayKara: Saykara is an AI-powered healthcare virtual assistant that simplifies the documentation process for physicians, allowing them to spend more time treating patients and less time on administrative tasks. Saykara has raised $5 million in funding led by SpringRock Ventures, with participation from Madrona Venture Group, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and Elevate Innovation Partners. Read more »

Domicile: Domicile is blending the best of alternative lodging and hotels. The Seattle based company has raised $5 million in funding led by CrossCut Ventures, with participation from Madrona Venture Group and gig names, including Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff. Read more »  

Illumix: Illumix develops augmented reality games. A year-old, Menlo Park based gaming studio, has raised $8.6 million in seed funding co-led by Maveron and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Radar Partners, Unusual Ventures and Michael Bay’s 451 Media also participated in the round.  Read more » 

Divido: Divido is a finance platform that allows merchants, lenders and intermediaries offer instant new credit as a payment option to customers. Divido has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Dawn Capital, with participation from DN Capital, Mastercard, and American Express Ventures. Read more »

Singular: Singular, a marketing intelligence platform, unifies marketing analytics, giving marketers actionable insights from previously siloed data. San Francisco-based startup has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners, with participation from General Catalyst, Method Capital, Telstra Ventures, Translink Capital and Thomvest. Read more »


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