Daily funding roundup - September 4th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · September 4, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4ea8

RocketBody raised $1M; Litmus Automation picks up $7M; Light closed $8.4M; Railsbank landed $10M

RocketBody: RocketBody is an ECG-based personal fitness trainer for Apple Watch. The app provides high-quality control over body condition during a training session and throughout the entire day. RocketBody has raised $1 million in funding from Gagarin Capital.  Read more

Litmus Automation: Litmus Automation is a complete Edge and Cloud provider for Industrial IoT. Litmus Automation has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Mitsubishi Corporation. Read more

Light: The Light Phone is a discreet credit card-sized mobile phone designed to be used as little as possible. Light has raised $8.4 million in seed funding, including from Foxconn, Hinge Capital, Bullish, White Bay Group, Able Partners, Product Co-Op, and SOSC. Read more

Railsbank: Railsbank is an open banking API and platform that gives regulated and un-regulated companies access to global banking. Railsbank has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Moneta Capital led the round,  joined by CreditEase, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Singapore Life, earlier backer Firestartr and others. Read more

PerimeterX: PerimeterX offers a web security service, protecting web sites from modern security threats. PerimeterX has raised $14 million as an extension of its previous Series C funding round. Investors include Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Adam Street Partners, Canaan Partners, Vertex Ventures and DCVC. Read more

Neura: Neura intelligently transforms customer engagement by delivering live, actionable insights based on each user’s real-world behavior. Neura has raised $16 million in Series B funding led by returning investors Pitango Venture Capital and Liberty Technology Venture Capital. Other participants include Moneta Capital, Amdocs and AXA Ventures. Read more

75F: 75F is a predictive and proactive IoT-based building automation system that addresses HVAC, lighting, and equipment control needs. 75F has raised $18 million in Series A funding. Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Climate Initiative co-led the round, joined by Building Ventures, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, and Clean Energy Trust. Read more

Sprout Pharmaceuticals: Sprout Pharmaceuticals develops products for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction. Sprout Pharmaceuticals has raised $20 million in venture funding from at least 110 individual investors. Read more

Even Financial: Even Financial focuses on connecting people with personalized financial products, when and where they need it. Even Financial has raised $25 million in funding co-led by Citi Ventures and MassMutual Ventures. Other backers in the round include Lending Club and earlier investors American Express Ventures, Canaan Partners, F-Prime Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, and Goldman Sachs. Read more

Ginger: Ginger makes it easy for employees to get the support they need, when they need it, by providing on-demand behavioral healthcare. Ginger has raised $35 million in Series C funding led by WP Global Partners, with participation from City Light Capital, Nimble Ventures, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Khosla Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Kapor Capital. Read more

Bellwether Coffee: Bellwether Coffee develops hardware and software platform to transform the coffee industry. Bellwether Coffee has raised $40 million in Series B funding. DBL Partners and Lyndon and Peter Rive co-led the round. Other participants in the round include FusionX, Congruent Ventures, Coffee Bell, Tandem Capital, Spindrift Equities, XN Ventures, Balius Partners and Hardware Club. Read more

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

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