Daily funding roundup - February 24th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · February 24, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4fab

Laiye has raised $42M; HealthJoy picks up $30M; Molekule closed $58M

Cobee: Cobee is an employee benefit management startup. Cobee has raised €2.1 million co-led by Speedinvest and Target Global. Read more  

Techspert.io: Techspert.io is connecting companies to tech experts. Techspert.io has raised £3.76 million in Series A funding led by Nauta Capital. Read more

Revl: Revl makes a stabilized action camera and editing software. Revl has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding round led by Nimble Ventures, with participation from Tuesday Capital, Silicon Valley Data Capital, and Luma Pictures. Read more

WorkGenius: WorkGenius helps mid-size and larger companies source, manage and pay freelancers. WorkGenius has raised $7 million in new funding, including rom earlier backer Axel Sven Springer. Read more

Chattermill: Chattermill uses machine learning to gain insights into customer feedback. Chattermill has raised $8 million in Series A funding. DN Capital led the round, joined by Ventech, btov Partners, Silicon Valley Bank and numerous angel investors. Read more  

Pet Plate: Pet Plate is a pet meals subscription service. Pet Plate has raised $9 million in Series A funding. DFE Capital Management and 301 INC led the round. Additional investors include Marco Polo and Fernbrook Capital Management, along with earlier backers The Yard Ventures and Castor Ventures. Read more

Sokowatch: Sokowatch is a business-to-business startup  focused on revamping supply-chain markets for Africa's informal retailers. Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding. Quona Capital led the round, joined by Amplo, Breyer Capital, Vertex Ventures, Timon Capital and earlier investor 4DX Ventures. Read more

L1ght: L1ght is an anti-toxicity startup using AI to detect and filter harmful online content to protect children. L1ght has raised $15 million in seed funding co-led by Mangrove Capital Partners and Tribeca Venture Partners, with participation from Western Technology Investment. Read more

Invetx: Invetx is a veterinary therapeutics startup, Invetx raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Anterra Capital. Read more

Vogo: Vogo is a bike- and scooter-sharing start-up. Vogo has raised $19 million in funding led by LGT Lightstone, with participation from earlier investors Matrix Partners and Kalaari Capital. Read more

Laiye: Laiye is a robotic process automation software company. Laiye has raised $42 million in Series C funding co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Lightspeed China Partners, with participation from Cathay Innovation and Wu Capital. Read more

HealthJoy: HealthJoy is aiming to make it easier for employees to use their healthcare benefits. HealthJoy has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by Health Velocity Capital. Earlier investors also joined the round, including U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures, Epic Ventures, Brandon Cruz and Clint Jones. This brings HealthJoy’s total funding so far to $53 million. Read more 

Molekule: Molekule is a cleantech company that provides a new kind of air purifier. Molekule has raised $58 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by RPS Ventures with participation from Founder’s Circle Capital. Existing investors Foundry Group, Crosslink Capital, Uncork Capital, and TransLink Capital also participated, along with new investor Inventec Appliances Corp (IAC). Read more

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