Daily funding roundup - August 29th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · August 30, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4ea4

Esusu raised $1.6M; Cerberus Interactive closed $1.75M; Tushy picks up $2.1M; Alto landedd $3M

Esusu: Esusu is a mobile platform built to help communities build financial resilience and credit through a digitized rotational savings system. Esusu has raised $1.6 million in seed funding led by Acumen Fund, with participation from Sinai Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Katapult Accelerator, Plug and Play Tech Center, Global Good Fund, and Temerity Capital Partners. Read more

Cerberus Interactive: Cerberus Interactive is a mobile games company, changing the way the mobile industry creates bold new titles with our unique marketing-first demand testing model. Cerberus Interactive has raised $1.75 million in funding. Investors include MobilityWare and Reddit CEO Steve Huffman. Read more 

Tushy: Tushy is a maker of contemporary bidet attachments. Tushy has raised $2.1 million in seed funding, including from Unorthodox Ventures and Naples Ventures Group.  

Alto: Alto simplifies and streamlines the process for investors to add alternative assets to their IRAs. Alto has raised $3 million in new seed funding from the family office for Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James and from the early-stage venture firm Moment Ventures.  Read more

Knock Knock: Knock Knock, mobile game developer, has raised $4 million in funding led by March Capital, with participation from earlier backers, including London Venture Partners, Raine Ventures, and Ludlow Ventures. Read more

Worximity Technology: Worximity Technology create businesses applications for mobile and tablets, mainly on iOS. Worximity Technology has raised a $6.25 million in Series A funding.  Other participants in the round include Fonds de solidarité FTQ and W Investments. Read more

Residently: Residently is transforming home rentals, removing friction, wasted time, and cost to both landlords and tenants. Residently has raised £7 million in seed funding from Felix Capital, LocalGlobe, and A/O PropTech. Read more

Koru Kids: Koru Kids is a building better childcare services, starting with nanny sharing in London. Koru Kids has raised £10 million in Series A funding led by Atomico, with participation from AlbionVC, Forward Partners, Samos, JamJar, Global Founders Capital, and 7Percent. Read more

HOMEE: Homee turns your phone into a heat-seeking magician scavenging the world for well-priced, qualified home-service technicians and handymen. Homee  has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Forte Ventures led the round, joined by Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures, The Hartford, State Farm Ventures,Ferguson Ventures, Activate Capital Partners, Florida Funders, Deepwork Capital, and Engage. Read more

Inkitt: Inkitt is a digital publishing platform that uses a computer algorithm to predict book success based on reader behavior. Inkitt  has raised $16 million in Series A funding led by Kleiner Perkins, with participation from Xploration Capital, Redalpine Capital, Speedinvest, and Earlybird. Read more

Swissto12: SWISSto12 supplies components for microwave, millimetre-wave, and teraHertz (THz) signal transmission. SWISSto  has raised $18.44 million in Series B funding led by Swisscom Ventures and Swisscanto Invest, a venture capital and growth fund. Read more

Mews Systems: Mews makes cloud-based property management software for hospitality operations. Mews has raised $33 million in funding led by Battery Ventures, bringing its total funding to more than $40 million. Read more

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