Daily Funding Roundup


Daily funding roundup - November 20th, 2018

Jump Technologies raised $2M; Enboarder raised $4M; Alcide raised $7M; Item 9 Labs raised $7.7M

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
November 20, 2018
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Jump TechnologiesJump Technologies, Inc. has innovated new solutions in areas including mobile inventory management, replenishment, procurement. Jump Technologies has raised $2 million in funding led by Black Granite Capital, with participation from Mount Sinai Ventures. Read more
PlayVSPlayVS is an esports league that gives high school students the chance to compete for a state championship. PlayVS has raised $30.5 million in Series B funding led by Elysian Park Ventures, the investment arm of the L.A. Dodgers, with participation from Adidas, Samsung NEXT, Plexo Capital, and angel investors, including Sean “Diddy” Combs and David Drummond. Earlier backers also joined the round, including New Enterprise Associates, Science Inc., Crosscut Ventures, Coatue Managementand WndrCo. Read more
EnboarderEnboarder is a technology company that helps employers create engaging on-boarding experiences for their new employees. Enboarder has raised $4 million in funding led by Greycroft, with participation from Australia’s Our Innovation Fund. Read more
JiobitJiobit is an electronics company that manufactures the world's smallest and longest self learning location tracking technology. Jiobit has raised $6.5 million in funding. Investors in the deal include Netgear, Math Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Wakestream Ventures, Sandalphon Capital, Otto cofounder Lior Ron, Cartavi founder Glenn Shimkus and angel investor Sam Guren. Read more

Alcide: Alcide’s Data Center & Cloud Ops Security Platform protects any combination of container, serverless, VM and bare metal. Offering real-time, aerial visibility and granular perspectives of both infrastructure and applications, Alcide secures the data center against tomorrow’s cyber attacks. Alcide has raised $7 million in Series A funding, including from CE Ventures, Intel Capital and Elron. Read more

UnderstoryUnderstory develops smart weather station micro-grids that collect tactical weather data and analytics for extreme weather events. Understory has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding led by 4490 Ventures, with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Read more

Item 9 Labs: Item 9 Labs is a maker of cannabis products and delivery platforms. Item 9 Labs has raised $7.7 million in funding from VIRIDI Group. Read more

Zenjob: Zenjob is an online job portal that showcases temporary workers and a wide range of part-time jobs of hotels, supermarket chains, offices, and restaurants. It has developed a mobile application to simplify job searching and recruiting services. Zenjob has raised €15 million in Series B funding led by AXA Venture Partners, with participation from Acton Capital Partners, Redalpine and Atlantic Labs. Read more

Stilla Technologies: Stilla Technologies is a Paris-based European Biotechnology company that focuses on accelerating the development of next-generation genetic tests by providing a ground-breaking and flexible digital PCR (dPCR) solution: the Naica System. Stilla Technologies has raised $18.3 million in Series A funding. Illumina Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Kurma Partners, LBO France, BNP Paribas Développement, Paris Saclay Seeds and Idinvest Partners. Read more

Harborside Health CenterHarborside Health Center is the nation’s largest not-for-profit model medical cannabis dispensary. Harborsidehas raised $25 million in Series B funding, including from Salveo Capital, Navy Capital and Tidal Royalty. 

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