Daily funding roundup - November 29th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · November 29, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4cc2

Easyship raised $4M; Blue J Legal raised $7M; Tock raised $9.5M; Roam raised $12M

EasyshipEasyship is a technology company that provides eCommerce sellers with a one-stop solution to ship their orders worldwide. Easyship has raised $4 million in Series A funding. Maximilian Bittner, who founded Lazada and was its longtime CEO, led the deal alongside Richard Lepeu, the former CEO of luxury firm Richemont. Earlier investor Lamivoie Capital Partners, Rubicon Venture Capital,  One Way Ventures, Kima Ventures and Picus Capital also joined the round. Read more
Blue J LegalBlue J Legal is a Toronto, Canada-based machine learning and artificial intelligence legal service, their software focuses on tax and employment law. Blue J Legal has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Relay Ventures, with participation from LDV Partners, and returning investors Mistral Venture Partners and BDC Capital. Read more

Tock: Tock is a comprehensive platform built to fundamentally change the way restaurants think about and run their business. This includes a robust reservation, guest, and table management system for restaurants of all sizes across the globe. Tock  has raised $9.5 million in funding co-led by Valor Equity Partners and Origin Ventures. Read more

Roam: Roam is a robotic exoskeleton company, has raised $12 million in Series A funding led by Yamaha Motors, with participation from Boost VC, Heuristics Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, R7 Partners,Spero Ventures, Valor Equity Partners and Venture Investment Associates. Read more
DrivezyDrivezy is India's largest vehicle sharing platform which helps people turn their vehicles into earning members of their family. Drivezy has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by earlier investor Das Capital, with participation from automotive giant Yamaha  Motor Company, Axan Partnersand IT-Farm. Read more
AsanaAsana provides work-management software that helps teams organize and manage all of their work. Asana has raised $50 million in Series E equity funding. The round, which valued the company at $1.5 billion, was led by Generation Investment Management, with participation from earlier investors 8VC, Benchmark Capital and Founders Fund, along with new backers Lead Edge Capital and World Innovation Lab. Read more

Aras: Aras enterprise open source technology with an advanced model-based service oriented architecture to deliver a highly scalable, flexible and secure PLM solution suite. Aras has raised $70 million in Series D funding led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing group, with participation from Silver Lake Kraftwerk. Read more

VenafiVenafi is a cybersecurity company automating security for all keys and certificates. Venafi  has raised $100 million in funding led by TCV led the round, with participation from earlier investors QuestMark Partners and NextEquity Partners. Read more
Bright HealthBright Health provides tech-enabled consumer insurance plans for individuals across the country. Bright Health has raised $200 million in Series C funding. Declaration Partners and Meritech Capital participated in the round, alongside earlier backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Cross Creek Advisors, Flare Capital, Greenspring Associates,Greycroft Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Redpoint Ventures, and Town Hall Ventures. Read more

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