Daily funding roundup - August 5th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · August 5, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4e77

Ethyca raised  $4.2M; Nuvolo landed $7M; Dgraph closed $11.5 M; Vymo secured $18M

NextStep Interactive: NextStep provides training and job placement for workers. NextStep has raised $3 million in funding. Investors include SEI Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Learn Capital, Springrock Ventures, City Light Capital and Frontier Angels. Read more   

Romeo Power: Romeo Power is an energy design and manufacturing powerhouse that created the most energy dense battery packs in the world. Romeo Power  has raised $4 million from HG Ventures, the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group, an engineering services firm. Read more   

Ethyca: Ethyca is a technology company that builds automated data privacy infrastructure and tools for developers and privacy teams. Ethyca has raised  $4.2 million investment led by IA Ventures and Founder Collective. Read more 

Nuvolo: Nuvolo is an EAM platform that delivers a simple, intuitive and user-friendly online and offline mobile experience. Nuvolo has raised $7 million in a seed funding. Polychain Capital led the round, and was joined by 7 Blocks. Read more

Dgraph: Dgraph is a fast, transactional, native and distributed graph database. Dgraph has raised $11.5 million in series A funding round led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from previous backers Bain Capital Ventures, Blackbird Ventures, Grok Ventures, and Airtree Ventures. Read more

Hello Heart: Hello Heart is a new category of community health program and consumer experience targeting heart risk using mobile therapeutics. Hello Heart has raised $12 million in Series B funding led by Khosla Ventures. Read more

Lucira Health: Lucira Health develops a new class of professional and home-health solutions to help illuminate and elucidate health status to expedite decision-making and treatment. Lucira Health has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Seraph Group, with participation from Eclipse Ventures, DCVC, Y Combinator and Sunstone Management. Read more  

Human Interest: Human Interest is an online service and tool that helps small businesses and startups set up 401(k) plans for their employees. Human Interest has raised $15.4 million in Series B funding. U.S. Venture Partners led the round, joined by earlier backers Wing VC, Uncork Capital, and Slow Ventures, among others. Read more   

Vymo: Vymo is a personal assistant app that automates the activities of enterprise sales/service teams. Vymo has raised $18 million in Series B round led by Emergence Capital. Existing investor Sequoia India also participated in the round. Read more 

Indifi: Indifi Technologies is a digital lending platform that offers loans to those that have potential and intent. Indifi  has raised $20.4 million in Series C funding led by CDC Group, a U.K.-government-owned venture fund. Earlier backers Accel, Elevar Equity, Omidyar Networks, and Flourish Ventures also joined the round, which brings the company's total funding to $34 million. Read more  

Hipcamp: Hipcamp unlocks access to private land for camping and outdoor recreation. Hipcamp has raised $25 million in a Series B funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round and was joined by Benchmark, August Capital, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures and Yes VC. Read more 

Carwow: Carwow helps efficiently connect car buyers to car dealers and makes buying a car easy and enjoyable. Carwow  has raised £25 million in funding led byDaimler, with participation from Balderton, Accel and Vitruvian. Read more 

Brainly: Brainly is an edtech and social learning network platform where students go from learning to asking to teaching together. Brainly has raised $30 million in funding. Read more

Exo Imaging: Exo is pioneering a high-performance handheld ultrasound platform and AI for imaging and therapeutic applications. Exo has raised $35 million in Series B funding. Intel Capitalled the round, with participation from Applied Ventures, Bold Capital, Creative Ventures, Longevity Vision Fund, Magnetar Capital, Nautilus Venture Partners, OSF Healthcare, Rising Tide Fund, Sony Innovation Fund andWanxiang Healthcare Investments. Read more

Fever: Fever is a mobile app and social discovery tool that provides a curated and personalized list of local events based on user preferences. Fever  has raised $35 million in funding led by Rakuten Group, with participation from Atresmedia, Accel and Michael Zeisser, who is the former chairman of U.S. investments for Alibaba Group. Read more

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