Daily funding roundup - December 12th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · December 12, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4f48

Balloon raised $2.1M; ArthurAI landed $3.3M; Bridge Connector closed $5M; Laudio picks up $7.3M

7Balloon: Balloon aims to help surface employee sentiment and insights. Balloon has raised $2.1 million in seed funding. LAUNCH and Wavemaker Partners co-led the round; they were joined by Imagination Capital, Streamlined Ventures, XFactor Ventures, and Automattic founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg. Read more 

Motivo: Motivo is a HIPAA-compliant video platform that connects new therapists with experience supervisors. Motivo has raised $2.2 million in seed funding. Cox Enterprises led the round, joined by SEI Ventures, ECMC, Great Oaks Venture Capital, The Jump Fund, Emmett Partners, and Next Wave Impact Fund. Read more 

ArthurAI: ArthurAI monitors machine learning model performance. ArthurAI raised $3.3 million in seed funding co-led by Work-Bench and Index Ventures, with participation from Homebrew and AME Ventures. Read more

Paragraf: Paragraf is making atom-layer-thick, two-dimensional materials that it hopes to apply to an array of advanced electronic, energy and medical devices. Paragraf has raised £3.4 million in Series A funding led by Parkwalk. Read more

Bridge Connector: Bridge Connector is a workflow automation company focused on health IT interoperability. Bridge Connector has raised $5 million in funding, including from hedge fund billionaire Jeff Vinik and Axioma Ventures. Read more

OneDay: OneDay is a storytelling app designed for the senior living industry. OneDay has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding led by Silverton Partners, with participation from Spieker Partners and Green Park & Golf Ventures. Read more

The Renewal Workshop: The Renewal Workshop helps brands like  Pearli Izumi and The North Face run used clothing programs. The Renewal Workshop has raised $5.5 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Social Impact Ventures, SHIFT Invest, and Quadia, with participation from earlier backers Closed Loop Ventures, Gratitude Railroad, Portland Seed Fund, and High Meadows Investment Group. Read more

Zero Card: Zero Card is a healthcare services marketplace for self-funded employers. Zero Card has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The George Kaiser Family Foundation led the round, joined by the Rise of the Rest fund. 

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Portify: Portify is a fintech startup aiming to help gig economy and other self-employed workers better manage their finances. Portify has raised £7 million in Series A funding led by Redalpine, with participation from Kindred and Entrepreneur First. Read more 

Laudio: Laudio is a personalized management platform for healthcare organizations. Laudio has raised $7.3 million in Series A funding. InHealth Ventures and .406 Ventures co-led the round, joined by MemorialCare Innovation Fund. Read more

Camino Financial: Camino Financial is a platform for small Latinx businesses. Camino Financial has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by Crédito Real, which is a publicly traded financial services company. Read more

Sevenhugs: Sevenhugs makes a universal remote control with a precise indoor positioning system for one's TV, music, lights and more. Sevenhugs has raised $9 million in funding from Xerys Capital. Read more

Chronolife: Chronolife uses artificial intelligence to predict health events before they happen. Chronolife has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from three investors: iBionext, a Paris-based startup studio and investment fund; Adrea, a French insurance company; and Celeste Management, a Swiss family office. Read more

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