Daily funding roundup - November 18th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · November 19, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4f1f

Memfault raised $2.5M; Lalilo landed $5.5M; Crowd Cow secured $15.1M; Wayve has raised $20M

Bolt Bikes: Bolt Bikes is building an electric bike platform for gig economy delivery workers. Bolt Bikes has raised $2.5 million in seed funding from Maniv Mobility, the European e-mobility firm Contrarian Ventures, and individual investors, including former executives of Uber and Deliveroo. Read more

Memfault: Memfault makes cloud-based monitoring tools to find and fix firmware bugs for connected hardware devices in the field. Memfault has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by Uncork Capital, with participation from S28 Capital and Y Combinator. Read more

Lalilo: Lalilo is a web-based program to support early literacy in English and French. Lalilo has raised $5.5 million in funding, including from Partech Ventures, EduCapital, and Citizen Capital. Read more

Enway: Enway’s software powers autonomously operated street-sweeping vehicles. Enway has raised €6 million in seed funding led by Redalpine. Read more

Funding Xchange: Funding Xchange is a digital decisioning platform for business credit. Funding Xchange has raised £8 million co-led by Downing Ventures and Gresham House Ventures. Read more

Crowd Cow: Crowd Cow runs a meat marketplace that allows customers to buy cuts of meat directly from small family farms. Crowd Cow has raised $15.1 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing flagged by GeekWire. Read more

Wayve: Wayve is developing artificial intelligence that teaches cars to drive autonomously using reinforcement learning, simulation, and computer vision. Wayve has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Eclipse Ventures, with participation from Balderton Capital, Compound Ventures, Fly Ventures, and First Minute Capital. Read more

Luko: Luko is a home insurance startup. Luko has raised $22 million in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from Founders Fund and Speedinvest. Read more

Aerospike: Aerospike is the startup behind Aerospike DB, a hardware-optimized, in-memory NoSQL database solution designed for large scale and very fast response times. Aerospike raised $32 million in Series D funding led by Triangle Peak Partners. Earlier backers NewView Capital Partners, Alsop Louie Partners, and Eastward Capital Partners also participated in the round. Read more

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