Daily funding roundup - May 8th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · May 8, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4df0

Journey Meditation raised $2.4M; Data Gumbo landed $6M; Pearl closed $11M; HeyJobs secured $12M

Lora DiCarlo: Lora DiCarlo is the disruptive new brand known for engineering pleasure tech products. Lora DiCarlo has raised $2 million in funding. Backers include the Oregon Opportunity Zone Limited Partnership. Read more  

Journey Meditation: Journey Meditation provides on-demand and live-streamed meditation courses to help people relieve stress and anxiety. Journey Meditation has raised $2.4 million in seed funding led by Canaan. Read more  

Data Gumbo: Data Gumbo provides blockchain-based smart contracts to automate contract execution between companies. Data Gumbo has raised $6 million in funding co-led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures and Equinor Tech Ventures. Read more  

Aiven: Aiven is a data cloud providing the best managed, open source data infrastructure services to cover all of the needs of complex internet applications. Aiven has raised €8 million in Series A funding led by Earlybird VC, with participation from Lifeline Ventures and Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa. Read more  

Pearl: Pearl is dedicated to bringing the latest advanced driver assistance features to all drivers on the road today. Pearl has raised $11 million in funding from undisclosed strategic investors and Craft Ventures. Read more  

HeyJobs: HeyJobs is a Talent Acquisition Platform (TAP) that enables large companies to achieve their recruitment goals at scale. HeyJobs has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Notion Capital led the round, with participation from earlier investors Creathor Ventures, Global Founders Capital, and Heartcore Capital. Read more

Elligo Health Research: Elligo Health Research is revolutionizing the clinical research industry with a novel approach to common trial challenges including patient participation and enrollment, and physician participation. Elligo Health Research has raised $20 million in Series C funding led byPiper Jaffray Merchant Banking. Earlier backers  Hatteras Venture Partnersand Noro-Moseley Partners also joined the round. Read more  

OSF Commerce: OSF Commerce is transforming e-commerce transactions into engaging customer experiences. OSF Commerce has raised $23 million in new funding led by Delta-v Capital and joined by Salesforce Ventures. Read more  

Confo Therapeutics: Confo Therapeutics is a drug discovery company building internal drug discovery programs on GPCRs addressing unmet medical needs. Confo Therapeutics has raised €30 million in Series A funding co-led by BioGeneration Partners and Wellington Partners. Other investors in the round include Fund+, Perceptive Advisors, Capricorn Health-Tech Fund, Qbic, PMV, MINTS, V-Bio Ventures, and VIB. Read more

DispatchHealth: DispatchHealth is a provider of mobile and virtual healthcare. It offers on-demand healthcare for people of all ages in the comfort of their own home. DispatchHealth has raised $33 million in funding led by Echo Health Ventures. Other participants in the round include Alta Partners and Questa Capital. Read more  

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