Daily funding roundup - January 28th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · January 28, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4d1d

Renewal Mill raised $2.5M; Obo raised $8.2M; Kuali raised $12M; BRD raised $15M

Renewal Mill: Renewal Mill is a next generation ingredients company that upcycles byproducts from food manufacturing into high-quality ingredients. Renewal Mill  has raised $2.5 million in seed funding.HG Ventures led the round. Read more

Obo: Obo provides the first system for orchestrating product decisions so that technology companies can build the right products and features in the first place, on budget, and on time. Obo  has raised $8.2 million in funding co-led by Wildcat Venture Partners and TDF Ventures. Read more

Day Zero Diagnostics: Day Zero Diagnostics is developing a new class of diagnostic that enables a physician to switch from broad spectrum antibiotic therapy. Day Zero  has raised $8.6 million in Series A funding led by Triventures, with participation from Sands Capital Ventures and Golden Seeds. Read more  

Kuali: Kuali creates modular, cloud-based, open source higher ed software that’s beautifully designed and easy to use. Kuali has raised $12 million in Series A-1 funding, including from Mercato Partners and Owl Ventures. Read more

BRD: BRD is a decentralized financial services platform that started with the launch of its simple and safe bitcoin wallet, designed to enable anyone and everyone to take advantage of Bitcoin. BRD  has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by SBI Crypto Investment, with participation from SBI Holdings. Read more

Humanforce: Humanforce makes business Work Better workforce management that works. Humanforce has raised $15.5 million in a round led by Accel-KKR. Read more

Kite: Kite augments your coding environment with all the internet’s programming knowledge. Kite  has raised $17 million in a series A round led by Trinity Ventures. A long list of notable angel investors also joined the round, including Github CEO Nat Friedman. Read more  

Intelity: Intelity is an enterprise technology platform that bridges the connection between service industry workforces and their customers, providing service-on-demand to the hotel, casino, and luxury residential markets. Intelity has raised $44 million from the Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners. Read more

Contentsquare: ContentSquare is a  analytics and optimization platform that helps businesses understand how and why users are interacting with their app, mobile and web sites. ContentSquare has raised $60 million in Series C funding led by Eurazeo, with participation from earlier backers Canaan Partners, Highland Europe and H14. Read more

Yellow Door Energy: Yellow Door Energy is a UAE-based leading solar developer. Yellow Door Energy  has raised $65 million in Series A funding from IFC, Mitsui & Co., Equinor Energy Ventures,Arab Petroleum Investments and Adenium. Read more  

Sandbox VR: Sandbox VR makes virtual reality experiences which combine off-the-shelf hardware, green screens, and custom content. Sandbox VR has raised $68 million from investors. Andreessen Horowitz led the round; other participants in the funding include Floodgate, Stanford University, TriplePoint Capital, CRCM, and Alibaba. Read more

Wynd: Wynd develops Wynd, digitalization and software as a service (SaaS) software editing solutions for points of sale worldwide. Wynd   has raised €72 million from Natixis Payments, Groupe BPCE, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. Read more

Hims: Hims is a men's wellness brand helping guys get access to the best that science has to offer. Hims   is finalizing a $100 million round of fresh funding at a $1 billion valuation, says Recode, which suggests that the valuation turned off some potential backers. Earlier investors in the company include IVP, Thrive Capital, and Atomic. Read more  

SkenarioLabs: SkenarioLabs is an intelligent property analytics for real estate owners, asset managers and financial institutions. SkenarioLabs  has raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The round was led by innogy Innovation Hub, the accelerator and venture capital arm of German energy company innogy SE. Read more  

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