Daily funding roundup - December 19th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · December 19, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4f54

Jenzy raised $1.25M; OpenFin disclosed $5M; HaptX landed $12M; Snackpass closed $21M


Jenzy: Jenzy’s mobile app makes it easier to size and purchase children’s shoes. Jenzy has raised $1.25 million in seed funding led by Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab. Read more

Xilis: Xilis works on a microfluidic organoid technology that creates 10,000 micro tumors from a single cancer biopsy. Xilis has raised $3 million in seed funding. Felicis Ventures led the round, joined by Liquid 2 Ventures, Pear and 8VC. Read more

Leapfin: Leapfin is a unified financial data platform for high growth businesses. Leapfin has raised $4.5 million in funding led by  Bowery Capital, with participation from numerous tech execs. Read more

OpenFin: OpenFin is an application-agnostic operating system created specifically for financial market participants. OpenFinhas disclosed $5 million in funding from HSBC. The investment bank joins Bain Capital Ventures, Barclays, CME Ventures, DRW Venture Capital, J.P. Morgan, NYCA Partners, Pivot Investment Partners, and Wells Fargo in a Series C financing. Read more 

ABAKA: ABAKA’s retirement digital tool can help the financial institution better engage their customers in pension-related products and planning. ABAKA has raised $6.5 million in Series A. Backers include Thames Trust, Ace&Co and Downing Ventures. Read more

HaptX: HaptX is building a sensor-packed glove for VR and robotics applications that simulates haptic and resistance feedback for enterprise users. HaptX has raised $12 million in new funding. Investors include Mason Avenue Investments, Taylor Frigon Capital Partners, Upheaval Investments, Votiv Capital, Keiretsu Forum, Keiretsu Capital, NetEase and Amit Kapur of Dawn Patrol Ventures. Read more

Dreamquark: Dreamquark develops  an AI platform for financial services. Dreamquark has raised €14 million in funding led by Alma Mundi, with participation from AG2R La Mondiale, NewAlpha Asset Management, Keen Venture Partners, and earlier backer CapHorn. Read more

Snackpass: Snackpass’s app allows anyone to order food ahead of time to pick up at local restaurants and also has social components. Snackpass has raised $21 million in Series A funding. The new round of funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from First Round, General Catalyst, Y Combinator and Inspired Capital. Read more 

Telio: Telio is a B2B e-commerce platform that connects mom-and-pop stores with brands and wholesalers on its platform. Telio has raised $25 million in Series A funding, reports DealStreetAsia. The round was led by Tiger Global Management and included the participation of Sequoia India, GGV Capital and RTP Global. Read more

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