Daily funding roundup - April 11th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · April 11, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4dae

Shedul.com  landed $20M; Affectiva secured $26M; Mavenlink raised $48M; HistoSonics received $54M

Fauna Bio: Fauna Bio is a biotechnology company leveraging the science of hibernation to improve healthcare for humans. Fauna Bio has raised $4.1 million in seed funding.True Ventures led the round; other participants include Longevity Fund, Pacific 8 Ventures, Boom Capital and Beagle Ventures. Read more

Trint: Trint reinvents transcription extending automated-speech-to text so that users can trust the output. Recorded content becomes searchable. Trint has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding from Horizons Lab, TechNexus and the Associated Press. Read more

Atheneum: Atheneum empowers business decisions by providing clients with in-depth market insight via Atheneum Expert Platform. Atheneum  has raised $10 million led by Crossatlantic Capital. Read more

Rasa: Rasa is building the standard infrastructure layer for conversational AI. Rasa has raised $13 million in Series A funding led by Accel. Other participants in the round include Basis Set Ventures, Greg Brockman, Daniel Dines and Mitchell Hashimoto. Read more

Shedul: Shedul.com is a SaaS-enabled marketplace platform for beauty and wellness industry. Shedul.com  has raised $20 million at a $105 million post-money valuation led by Partech, with participation from Target Global, Beco Capital and FJ Labs.  Read more

Affectiva: AAffectiva isthe pioneer in Emotion AI, the next frontier of artificial intelligence. Affectiva has raised $26 million in funding. Investors include automotive supplier Aptiv, Trend Forward Capital, Motley Fool Ventures and CAC. Read more  

Embroker: Embroker is the easiest way to intelligently ensure any business. By pairing technology and broker expertise, Embroker has raised $28 million in Series B funding. Tola Capital led the round, and was joined by investors including Canaan Partners, Bee Partners, Manulife Capital Ventures, Nyca Partners and XL Innovate. Read more

Triplebyte: Triplebyte is a recruiting and technical screening platform for tech companies. Triplebyte has raised $35 million in Series B funding from the YC Continuity Fund and Founders Fund, with participation from earlier backers Caffeinated Capital and Initialized Capital.  Read more

Mavenlink: Mavenlink is a transformative SaaS platform for the modern professional services organization. Mavenlink has raised $48 million in Series E funding, including from Carrick Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Read more

HistoSonics: HistoSonics is developing a non-invasive, autonomous robotic platform capable of destroying tissue at a sub-cellular level. HistoSonics has raised $54 million in Series C funding. Varian Medical Systems led the round and was joined by investors including Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Lumira Ventures, Venture Investors, and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Read more

Carousell: Carousell is a Singapore-based consumer-to-consumer marketplace application for iOS and Android. Carousell has raised $56 million in new funding from Naspers, the parent company of classified ads site OLX Group. Read more

Inozyme: Inozyme is a biotechnology company that develops medicines to treat rare diseases of calcification. Inozyme has raised $67 million in funding. Pivotal bioVenture Partners and Sofinnova Investments led the round. Read more  

Cityblock: Cityblock is addressing the root causes of health for underserved urban populations. Cityblock has raised $65 million in Series B funding led by Redpoint. New investors 8VC, Echo Health Ventures andStartUp Health also participated in the round, as did earlier backers Sidewalk Labs, Thrive Capital, Maverick Ventures, Town Hall Ventures andEmblemHealth. Read more

Armis Security: Armis Security is an agentless IoT security solution that lets enterprises see and control any device or network. Armis Security has raised $65 million in Series C funding. Sequoia Capital led the round with help from new investors Insight Partners and Intermountain Ventures. Earlier backers also participated in the round, including Bain Capital Ventures, Red Dot Capital Partners and Tenaya Capital. Read more

Asklepios Biopharmaceutical: Asklepios BioPharmaceutical is a biotechnology company engaged in the development and delivery of novel protein. Asklepios BioPharmaceutical has taken $225 million in funding from TPG and Vida Ventures Read more

Lemonade: Lemonade is a full stack insurance company powered by AI and behavioral economics, and driven by social good. Lemonade has raised $300 million in Series D financing led by the earlier backer SoftBank Group, with participation from new and earlier backers Allianz, General Catalyst, GV, OurCrowd and Thrive Capital. Read more

AirTrunk: AirTrunk develops and operates large scale wholesale data centers that lead the Asia Pacific market with proven reliability. AirTrunk has raised the equivalent of $332 million in debt and equity to help build its first Singapore facility as part of a multi-billion dollar plan to become a regional technology powerhouse. The debt funding came from Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Natixis, with additional equity capital provided by its founder and CEO Robin Khuda, Goldman Sachs, and TPG Sixth Street Partners. Read more

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