Daily funding roundup - February 25th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · February 25, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4d50

Narrative raised $3M; Dray Alliance raised $3.5M; Funnel raised $8M; TheGuarantors raised $15M

Narrative: Narrative makes it easy for you to access, acquire, and integrate the data your company needs to thrive. And if you're a data owner, we can help you reach multiple, active data seekers all at once. Narrative has raised $3 million in new seed funding led by Glasswing Ventures, with participation from XSeed, Tuhaye and Revel. Read more

Briq: Briq is the modern data platform for construction. We are creating the technology to break down the data silos entrenched in construction, infrastructure, and real estate and to give society better tools to improve how, why, and for whom we build. Briq has raised $3 million  from Eniac Ventures and MetaProp NYC. Read more

Dray Alliance: Dray Alliance is disrupting the multi-billion dollar drayage trucking industry with a technology platform that makes deliveries to warehouses simple, predictable, and transparent. Dray Alliance has raised $3.5 million in seed funding from Craft Ventures. Read more

Funnel: Funnel helps businesses to be more data-driven by automating data collection from all marketing and advertising platforms. Funnel has raised $8 million in funding led by Oxx, with participation from Balderton Capital, Industrifonden and Zobito. Read more   

Accurx: Accurx helps GP practices transform their efficiency and effectiveness, by providing them with solutions to up-skill their workforce, streamline their workflows and improve their operations management. Accurx has raised £8.8 million ($11.5 million) in Series A funding led by Atomico, with participation from LocalGlobe and Entrepreneur First. Read more

TheGuarantors: TheGuarantors is an insurtech company that offers a full risk management platform, which helps landlords mitigate all tenant risks. TheGuarantors has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Global Founders Capital. Read more

Validus Capital: Validus is an online aggregator platform for SMEs to secure short term and medium term financing. Validus offers access to financing from individual and institutional Lenders. Validus has raised $15.2 million in Series B funding. The Dutch development bank FMO led the round, with participation from Taiwan’s Cathay Financial Holdings, Vietnam’s VinaCapital Ventures, AddVentures from Siam Cement Group in Thailand and Singapore-based VCs Openspace Ventures and (returning backer) Vertex. Read more

Nreal: Nreal.ai is a developer of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) equipment & technology, including smart glasses, optical display, and other visual related technology, such as spatial positioning and scene recognition. Nreal.ai has raised $16 million in funding just one month after raising a separate $15 million round. The capital comes from China Everbright Limited New Economy Fund, iQiyi, Shunwei Capital, and China Growth Capital. Read more

Zededa: ZEDEDA is pioneering a cloud-native approach to the deployment, management, and security of real-time edge apps at hyperscale for solutions ranging from self-driving cars to industrial robots. ZEDEDA has raised $16 million in Series A funding co-led by Energize Venturesand Lux Capital. Read more

Roadie: Roadie puts unused space in passenger vehicles to work by connecting people with items to send with drivers heading in the right direction. Roadie has raised $37 million in funding. Investors include The Home Depot, Warren Stephens, and TomorrowVentures. Read more

Affirmed Networks: Affirmed Networks develops mobile network solutions with gateway functionality, rich application and content delivery services. Affirmed Networks has raised $38 million in funding led by Centerview Capital Technology, with participation of Qualcomm Ventures and Eastward Capital Partners. Read more

Gracell: Gracell is dedicated to resolving the cellular gene therapy industry's major challenges. Gracell has raised $85 million in Series B funding led by Temasek, with participation from Lilly Asia Ventures, Kington Capital, King Star Capital and Chengdu Miaoji. Read more

If you are interested in being included in our funding roundup, submit your press release or blog post about your financing round to kristin@vator.tv. If you want a longer write-up, please do give us a couple days heads up. If you'd like to be included in our Today's Entrepreneur column, please send me your Vator profile.




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

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