Daily funding roundup - April 23rd, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · April 23, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4dcc

Voiceflow raised $3M; Saleswhale closed $5.3M; Metabase landed $8M; Zippia secured $8.5

Voiceflow: Voiceflow helps people design, prototype, and build voice apps without coding. Voiceflow has raised $3 million in seed funding. True Ventures led the round, with participation from ProductHunt founder Ryan Hoover, Eventbrite founder Kevin Hartz, and InVision founder Clark Valberg. Read more

SalesWhale: Saleswhale uses AI to engage every lead over email, qualify them, and identify leads that are ready to buy. Saleswhale has raised $5.3 million in Series A funding led by the Southeast Asia-focused firm Monk’s Hill Ventures with participation from other earlier backers GREE Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, and Y Combinator. Read more  

Metabase: Metabase an open source business intelligence data platform. Metabase has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates. Read more

Zippia: Zippia offers every person access to all of their career options and how those various paths will impact their professional lives. Zippia has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding. E.ventures led the round,  joined by earlier investors MHS Capital, NextView Ventures and Correlation Ventures. Read more

Atmosphere: Atmosphere converts the TVs inside of thousands of business locations into digital billboards. Atmosphere has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by S3 Ventures, with participation from Capstar Capital. Read more   

SocialSurvey: SocialSurvey connects and measures at the employee level to drive behavior that creates a better customer experience and online reputation. SocialSurvey has raised $14.5 million from Silicon Valley Data Capital, Kennet Partners, Tri-Valley Ventures and WSGR Ventures. Read more

Blueshift: Blueshift is the leading AI-First Customer Data Platform for B2C marketers. Blueshift has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, with participation from earlier backers Storm Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. Read more

Astound: Astound is an enterprise software company that develops an AI platform for employee service. Astound has raised $15.5 million in new funding led by March Capital Partners. Previous investors Vertex Ventures,  Pelion Venture Partners, Moment Ventures, and the Slack Fund also joined the round, which brings Astound’s total capital raised to $27 million. Read more

Mfine: Mfine aims to make access to trusted healthcare simple, fast and proactive. Mfine has raised $17.2 million in Series B funding. Japan’s SBI Investment led the investment, with participation from sibling fund SBI Ven Capital and another Japanese investor, Beenext. Read more

ZAGENO: ZAGENO is an online marketplace for life science products. With an innovative solution for procurement departments to streamline ordering.  ZAGENO has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by General Catalyst, with follow-on investment from Grazia Equity and Capnamic Ventures. Read more

Locus Robotics: Locus Robotics makes autonomous mobile robots that work alongside workers at logistics and fulfillment centers. Locus Robotics has raised $26 million in Series C funding led by Zebra Ventures and Scale Venture Partners. 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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Kristin Karaoglu

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

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