Daily funding roundup - April 25th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · April 25, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4dd3

Meru Health raised $4.2M; Onera secured $9.3M; Happy Returns landed $11 M; HOVER raised $25M

MakersPlace: MakersPlace is an authentic and unique digital creation platform powered by blockchain technology for digital creators. MakersPlace  has raised $2 million in seed funding. Uncork Capital led the round and was joined by investors including Draper Dragon Fund and Abstract Ventures. Read more

TripScout: TripScout app provides self-guided city tours. TripScout has raised $2.1 million in seed funding led by Corazon Capital. Read more  

Render: Render is the easiest way to run your apps and sites in production. Render has raised $2.25 million in seed funding. General Catalyst and the South Park Common Fund led the round. Read more

Synthesia: Synthesia provides Next-gen visual content creation. Synthesia  has raised $3.1 million in funding co-led by LDV Capital and Mark Cuban. Read more  

Oriient: Oriient offers hyper-accurate Indoor Positioning to any app, in any building, anywhere. All this, without installing anything in the building. Oriient has raised $4 million in seed funding from F2 Capital and Innogy. Read more

Meru Health: Meru Health offers a digital program that helps improve the lives of people living with depression and saves on healthcare costs. Meru Health has raised $4.2 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Freestyle Capital, Bonit Capital, Lifeline Ventures and IT-Farm. Read more

Suuchi: Suuchi offers a full package custom solution from sourcing, printing, production & tech for fashion brands. Suuchi has raised $8 million in funding led by Edison Partners. Read more  

Onera Health: Onera offers medical devices that help improve the health and quality of life of patients around the world. Onera has raised $9.3 million in Series A funding, including from Jazz Pharmaceuticals and imec.xpand. Read more  

Happy Returns: Happy Returns provides comprehensive return solutions for leading online and omnichannel retailers and their customers. Happy Returns has raised $11 million from PayPal. Earlier backers USVP and Upfront Ventures also joined the round. Read more  

AppSheet: AppSheet is the intelligent no-code platform for business apps. AppSheet has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from earlier backer NEA. Read more

Labster: Labster is an internationally focused company dedicated to the development of pioneering online tools for teaching science globally. Labster  has raised $21 million in Series B funding. Owl Ventures led the round, with participation from Balderton Capital, Northzone, Swisscom Ventures and earlier backers Nordic Makers, EduCapital and Entangled Group. Read more

Hover: HOVER is a 3D technology company that creates fully measured, customizable 3D models of any home. HOVER has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Menlo Ventures led the round and was joined by earlier investors GV and Standard Industries. Read more

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Meru Health is an online specialty clinic for depression (& burnout/anxiety) treatment with pay-only-for-outcomes business model. Meru’s 8-week treatment program combines psychological treatment modules (cognitive behavioral-, mindfulness-based and behavioral activation therapy), patient’s personal data (biometric, behavioral, self-report) and a personal licensed therapist. Meru Health individualizes the treatment program based on patient’s personal data and needs.
Meru Health’s clinical results are exceptionally good surpassing most antidepressants and traditional psychotherapy treatments. Average access-to-treatment time for Meru Health is 1-3 weeks from referral .
Meru Health works with Stanford University, Veterans Administration, University of North Carolina, Palo Alto Medical Foundation etc. With most customers, Meru Health is used as a benefit for employees.