Daily funding roundup - December 11th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · December 11, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4cd3

Pimcore raised $3.5M; BacklotCars raised $8M; sensemetrics raised around $10M; Jaanuu raised $15M

Pimcore: Pimcore is an winning open-source software platform which delivers business value through seamless data and customer experience management. Pimcore has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by German Auctus Capital Partners. Read more

BacklotCars: BacklotCars is an online marketplace for auto dealers. Through BacklotCars- auto dealers, auto finance, and rental car companies can transact without having to go to physical auctions. BacklotCars has raised $8 million in funding led by Origin Ventures, with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, KCRise Fund, Royal Street Ventures, and Chaifetz Group. Read more

sensemetrics: sensemetrics is a company that delivering smart solutions to the world's largest and most challenging industries. sensemetrics has raised around $10 million in seed and Series A funding from X2 I Equity, Mooring Ventures and Three Curve Capital. Read more

Jaanuu: Jaanuu has reimagined the multi-billion dollar medical apparel market via the industry's first contemporary, Antimicrobial-finished products. Jaanuu has raised $15 million led by JMK Consumer Growth Partners. Read more

TechSee: TechSee builds smart visual platforms that enable service providers to interact with the customer via a live virtual channel. TechSee has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from Planven Investments, OurCrowd, Comdata Group and Salesforce Ventures. Read more

Spring Discovery: A Palo Alto, CA-based machine learning-based drug discovery platform. Spring Discovery as raised $18 million in Series A funding co-led by General Catalyst and First Round. Read more

AppOnboard: AppOnboard is a next-gen platform that powers Full-Fidelity Demos, allowing users to instantly experience an app or game before downloading. AppOnboard has raised $15 million in funding led by Breakaway Growth, along with participation from Tiller Partners, Rainier Partners, and earlier investors. Read more

Quali: Quali is a provider of cloud sandboxes for automating the DevOps lifecycle. 
Quali has raised $22.5 million in Series C funding led by Jerusalem Venture Partners, with participation from Dell Ventures, Kreos Capital, Evergreen Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures and ORR Partners. Read more

Drizly: Drizly is the technology company transforming the way alcohol is shopped, sold and shared online. Drizly has raised $34.5 million in in fresh funding, shows an SEC filing. Read more

Fresh Buddy: Meiri Yitao (Fresh Buddy) is a fresh produce social commerce platform backed by e-commerce firm MissFresh. Fresh Buddy has raised $100 million in Series B funding led by Genesis Capital, with participation from SIG China, DCM Ventures and Vision Plus Capital. Read more


InVision: InVision provides a design collaboration platform for startups, corporations and design agencies. InVision just closed on $115 million in Series F funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $350 million. Read more

Vroom: Vroom is an online direct car retailer that makes car-buying and selling fast and easy. Vroom has raised a whopping $146 million in Series G funding led by AutoNation, with participation from T. Rowe Price, L Catterton, General Catalyst and Fraser McCombs Capital. Read more

Plaid: Plaid provides companies the tools and access needed for the development of a digitally-enabled financial system. Plaid has raised $250 million in Series C funding led by Mary Meeker, who will join its board of directors as part of the deal. Read more

Face++: Face++ operates a face detection, recognition, and analysis platform for Websites, mobile applications, and smart televisions. Face++ is looking to raise $500 million at a $3.5 billion valuation led by Bank of China Group. Read more

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Kristin Karaoglu

Woman of many skills: Database System Engineer; SplashX event producer; Author of Startup Teams

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