Daily funding roundup - November 8th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · November 8, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4ca0

Drivetime raised $4M; Bonobo AI raised $4.5M; Big Box VR raised $5M; Opternative raised $9M

Drivetime: Drivetime is developing the next generation of interactive entertainment targeted at a huge but underserved market: car drivers. Drivetime raised $4 million in seed funding from Felicis Ventures, Fuel Capital,Steadfast Venture Capital, Webb Investment Network, Sinai VC, Canaan Partners, Access Ventures, Founders Fund, Index Ventures and The Chernin Group. Read more 
Bonobo AIBonobo.ai is a platform for Marketing Automation and Behavioral Insights for Conversational Human-Machine Interactions. Bonobo AI has raised $4.5 million in seed funding led by G20 Ventures and Capri Ventures. Read more

BigBox VR: BigBox VR is company developing online VR multiplayer games.BigBox VR raised $5 million in seed funding led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from GSR Ventures and PSL Ventures. Read more.

OpternativeOpternative offers an online vision test to get a prescription for glasses and contacts from an ophthalmologist. Opternative has raised $9 million co-led by Trust Ventures and Pritzker Group VC, with participation from earlier investor Jump Capital. Read more
FLEx LightingFLEx Lighting is the world leader in innovative lighting solutions for tomorrow's consumer electronic devices. FLEx Lighting has raised $9 million in Series B funding led by Energy Foundry, with participation from SABIC Ventures and Bascom Ventures. Read more
DatacoralDatacoral provides a secure, end-to-end data infrastructure as a service inside your cloud. Datacoral has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation from Social Capital. Read more
DatacoralDatacoral provides a secure, end-to-end data infrastructure as a service inside your cloud. Datacoral has raised $10 million in Series A financing. Madrona Venture Group led the round, with participation from earlier backer Social Capital. Read more
RealtimeBoard: RealtimeBoard is an online collaboration and whiteboarding platform for teams and organizations of all sizes. RealtimeBoard has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from earlier backer AltaIR Capital. Read more
Grab: Grab is a ride-hailing platform that offers booking service for taxis, private cars, and motorbikes through one mobile. Grab has raised $30 million rom investors that include SoftBank  and Didi Chuxing. Read more

If you are interested in being included in our funding roundup, submit your press release or blog post about your financing round to kristin@vator.tv. If you want a longer write-up, please do give us a couple days heads up. If you'd like to be included in our Today's Entrepreneur column, please send me your Vator profile.

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