Daily funding roundup - April 8th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · April 8, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4da4

Simudyne raised $6M; Jebbit landed $12M; VSCO secured $15M; RiskLens received $20.6M

Budbee: Budbee is a Stockholm-based IT startup tired of bad home deliveries - a last mile delivery experience suited for your needs. Budbee has raised €4.8 million in funding. Read more  

Simudyne: Simudyne helps financial organizations to understand their world and make the best possible decisions. Simudyne has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Barclays, with participation from Graphene Ventures and Gauss Ventures. Read more

Jebbit: Jebbit has built the world’s first declared data platform. Jebbit has raised $12 million in Series B funding. K1 Investment Management led the round, with participation from Manifest and Yard Ventures. Read more

VSCO: VSCO is a creative channel. We build creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. VSCO has raised $15 million in new Series B funding from Obvious Ventures. Read more

Attest: Attest is a market and brand intelligence platform that connects businesses to a network of consumers. Attest has raised $16 million in Series A funding led by NEA, with participation from Oxford Capital and Episode 1 Ventures. Read more

RiskLens: RiskLens is a provider of cyber risk management software that empowers business executives to manage organizations. RiskLens has raised $20.6 million in Series B funding. The capital came from F-Prime Capital, MassMutual Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Dell Technologies Capital and Osage Venture Partners. Read more

ABK Biomedical: ABK Biomedical is a research and development company innovating next-generation embolo therapeutic products and delivery devices for the treatment of uterine fibroids, hypervascularized tumors, and arteriovenous malformations. ABK Biomedical has raised $30 million in Series B funding co-led by F-Prime Capital and Varian Medical Systems. Read more

Fleetsmith: Fleetsmith is a cloud-based macOS management solution via G Suite that secures company Macs. Fleetsmith has just raised $30 million in Series B funding. Menlo Ventures led the round; Tiger Global Management, Upfront Ventures and Harrison Metal also participated. Read more

Upstart: Upstart is the first lending platform to leverage machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process. Upstart has raised $50 million in new equity funding from insurance giant Progressive Investment Company, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, and First National Bank of Omaha. Read more

Monzo: Monzo is a bank for people who live their lives on their smartphones, and is targeted at people who want to get things done in a click and who don’t see the need for branches and cheque books.  Monzo is raising £100 million in new funding just five months after closing its Series E round with £85 million. Y Combinator Continuity Fund is leading the round. Read more

Klaviyo: Klaviyo is email marketing reinvented for E-commerce stores on Shopify, Bigcommerce, and Magento. Klaviyo has raised $150 million in Series B funding from Summit Partners. Read more  

Branch: Branch offers mobile financial services across emerging markets to spur human potential. Branch has raised $170 million in Series C financing. Foundation Capital and Visa led the round, which also included B Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8 and Trinity Ventures. Read more

Riskified: Riskified is an all-in-one eCommerce fraud prevention solution and chargeback protection service for high volume and enterprise merchants. Riskified is raising $200 million in new funding. The company had previously raised $64 million from investors that include Pitango VC, Genesis Partners, Qyumra Capital, Kreos Capital, and Entrée Capital. Read more

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