Daily funding roundup - December 14th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · December 14, 2018 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4cda

NuID raised $2.5M; Aiera raised $3.5M; Block Renovations raised $4.5M; Propel raised $12.8M

NuID: NuID is a blockchain cyber security and digital identity startup. NuID has raised $2.5 million in seed funding at a $20 million pre-money valuation, including from Jemison Investment Co and 8VC. Read more

Osmosis: Osmosis is a medical education startup. Osmosis has raised $2.5 million in funding led by Greycroft. Read more

Aiera: Aiera is an adaptive deep learning platform. Aiera has raised $3.5 million in seed funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners. Read more

Osprey Informatics: Osprey Informatics makes smart visual monitoring software for industrial operations. Osprey Informatics has raised $3.75 million co-led by Shell Ventures and Evok Innovations, with participation from InterGen Capital. Read more

Minit: Minit is process mining software maker. Minit has raised $3.7 million in funding, including from Earlybird Venture Capital and OTB Ventures. Read more

EDGe Surgical: EDGe Surgical is making precision measurement devices for orthopedic surgery. EDGe Surgical has raised $4 million in Series A funding from unnamed investors. Read more

Vyng: Vyng upgrades generic ringtones with viral videos. Vyng has raised $4 million in Series A funding co-led by Omidyar Network and March Capital Partners, with participation from Alpha Edison and the Entrepreneur Fund. Read more

Harness Wealth​: Harness Wealth​ is a wealth management startup. Harness Wealth​ raised a $4 million in seed funding, including from Bain Capital Ventures, Sinai Ventures, Torch Capital, firstminute Capital, L2 Ventures and Red Swan Ventures. Read more

Block Renovations: Block Renovations an all-inclusive renovation platform. Block Renovations has raised $4.5 million in seed funding led by NEA, with participation from Lerer Ventures and Rainfall Ventures. Read more

ROAR Organic: ROAR Organic is a line of vegan, low-calorie, low-sugar, electrolyte-infused beverages. ROAR Organic has raised $5.6 million in funding led by AccelFoods. Read more

Hi Fidelity Genetics: Hi Fidelity Geneticsis a computational crop breeding company. Hi Fidelity Genetics just raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. Fall Line Capital and Finistere Ventures co-led the round, with additional participation from Gro Alliance, KdT Ventures, Prairie Crest Capital, S2G and Tom Farms. Read more

WhyHotel: WhyHotel turns empty apartments into pop-up hotels. WhyHotel has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Highland Capital Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Camber Creek, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Mendacre, MetaProp and Geolo Capital. Read more

Propel: Propel's app allows recipients of food stamps to check account balances and find healthy recipes, coupons, and job listings. Propel has raised $12.8 million in Series A funding led by Nyca Partners. Other participants include Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and Omidyar Network. Read more

Pypestream: Pypestream elevates customer experience to new levels. Pypestream has raised $15 million in funding led by W.R. Berkley. Read more 

Celect: Celect is a comapny that makes predictive analytics and inventory optimization software for retailers. Celect has raised $15 million in Series C funding. Investors include NGP Capital, Fung Capital, Activant Capital and August Capital. Read more 

TransferGo: TransferGo is a money transfer company TransferGo has raised $17.5 million in Series B funding co-led by Vostok Emerging Finance and Hard Yaka, with participation from Revo Capital, U-Start Club and Practica Capital. Read more

Dott: Dott is a scooter startup founded by two former execs of Chinese bike startup Ofo. Dott has raised €20 million ($22.6 million) in funding. EQT Ventures and Naspers Ventures co-led the round, and were joined by Axel Springer Digital Ventures, DN Capital, Felix Capital, FJ Labs, and U-Start Club. Read more

Tourlane: Tourlane is a travel booking startup. Tourlane has raised $24 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from Spark Capital, Holtzbrinck Ventures, and DN Capital. Read more

SeLux Diagnostics: SeLux Diagnostics is a next generation phenotyping platform. SeLux Diagnostics just raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Sands Capital Ventures. Read more

Synthace: Synthace is developing software for what it terms “computer aided biology”. Synthace has raised $25.6 million in Series B funding led by Horizons Ventures, with participation from Luminous Ventures and SOSV. Read more

Mission Bio: Mission Bio makes single-cell DNA analysis and precision genomics software. Mission Bio has raised $30 million in Series B funding, including from Agilent Technologies, Cota Capital, LAM Capital and Mayfield. Read more

Faire: Faire is a wholesale marketplace where boutique retailers can shop for their stores. Faire has raised $100 million in funding at a $535 million valuation. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Y Combinator, DST, Founders Fund, Sequoia Capital, Forerunner Ventures and Khosla Ventures. Read more

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