Daily funding roundup - October 8th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · October 8, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4c4d

bud.com raised $1M; Stringr raised $1M; RankScience raised $1.8M, AlterG raised $6M

bud.com: bud.com provides consumers in California with friendly and knowledgeable recreational cannabis delivery. We work with licensed regional dispensary partners to establish local bud.com delivery and a co-curated menu representing both distinct local fare as well as statewide premium brands. bud.com raised $1 million in seed funding. Read more
Stringr: Stringr operates an online marketplace that enables media content contributors to upload and submit digital content. Stringr has raised $1 million in funding, including from The Associated Press, Advection Growth Capital, McClatchy, and G5 Capital. Read more
RankScience: RankScience is a continuous-optimization platform that improves website SEO through automatic A/B testing and data science. RankScience  has raised $1.8 million in funding led by Initialized Capital, with participation from Adam D’Angelo, Michael Seibel, BoxGroup, Liquid2 Ventures, FundersClub, and Jenny 8 Lee. Read more
AlterG: AlterG is a company researching pressure-unweighting technology in producing Anti-Gravity Treadmill™ for physical therapy and training. AlterG has raised $6 million in funding, including from Sorehsa AG, Leerink Revelation Partners, Partner Ventures, and Versant Ventures. Read more
Goodlord: Goodlord is a cloud-based platform that transforms the way deals are done. Goodlord brings together agencies, landlords, and tenants online with our software and process the paperwork of tenancy transactions electronically to minimize cost, effort and time. Goodlord has raised £7 million in Series B funding led by Finch Capital, with participation from earlier investor Rocket Internet/GFC. Read more
Front Range Biosciences: Front Range Biosciences uses known agricultural biotechnology (e.g., tissue culture, cryopreservation, analytical chemistry, genomics and marker assisted breeding) to improve yields, reduce disease, and create novel strains. Front Range Biosciences raised $10 million in Series A funding.  Read more
Kitchen United: Kitchen United is introducing a new and unique commercial kitchen for rent opportunity for food service providers to realize their fullest business potential. For restaurants this means providing a top-tier food production facility combined with insights and ideas on how to profitably expand into the food delivery business. Kitchen United has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by GV. Read more

Machinify: Machinify is engaged in the application of the latest advances in AI to optimize the enterprise. The company utilizes AI technology to help businesses digest their data and unlock hidden profits through automated decision-making. Machinify has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Read more 

Sitryx: Sitryx is a biopharmaceutical company focused on regulating cell metabolism to develop first-in-class disease modifying therapeutics in immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation. The company was co-founded by a team of world-leading scientists from the United States and Europe who have contributed significantly to the field of immunometabolism. Sitryx raised $30 million in seed funding.  

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