Daily funding roundup - January 25th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · January 25, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4d1a

AirWorks Solutions raised $2.3M; RealBlocks raised $3.1M; 7shifts raised $10M

AirWorks Solutions: AirWorks’ aerial mapping software helps land developers and engineers to evaluate more job sites within their critical planning and acquisition schedules. AirWorks has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. Innospark Ventures led the round, with participation from the proptech-focused venture capital firm MetaProp, the commercial real estate insurance company FM Global, Rough Draft Ventures, and angel investors. Read more   

RealBlocks: RealBlocks is a real estate capital markets platform that connects users globally and allows them to raise capital for real estate. RealBlocks has raised $3.1 million in seed funding led by Science, Inc. Other participants in the round include Morgan Creek Digital, Zelkova Ventures, Ulu Ventures, and Cross Culture Ventures. Read more

7shifts: 7shifts offers a mobile and web-based employee scheduling application for the restaurant industry. 7shifts has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Napier Park, with participation from Teamworthy Ventures and Relay Ventures. Read more  

FoodMaven: FoodMaven is an innovative food distributor, bringing agility and flexibility to the big food system. We sell high-quality local and oversupplied food–lost food–to commercial kitchens, at about half price. FoodMaven has raised $10 million from Tao Capital Partners and members of the Walton family. Read more

Orchestra Software: Orchestra Software operates as an enterprise software company. Orchestra Software  has raised $14 million from Radian Capital. Read more   

Essentium: Essentium is an innovator in both engineering filament materials and industrial additive manufacturing platforms. Essentium has raised $22.2 million in Series A funding led by BASF VC, with participation from Materialise and Genesis Park. Read more

Fernish: Fernish is a subscription service for your home. We give you stylish home furnishings for however long you want them. Fernish has raised $30 million from RET Ventures, Techstars Investments, Amazon's chief executive of world-wide consumer, Jeff Wilke, and Intuit founder Scott Cook. Read more   

Finxact: Finxact is innovating the first enterprise class public cloud/private data Core-as-a-Service platform with a completely open banking API. Finxact has raised $30 million in funding, including from the American Bankers Association, Accenture Ventures, SunTrust Bank, Live Oak Ventures, First Data, Woodforest National Bank, and T.N. Incorporation. Read more  

Memebox: Memebox Corporation is a consumer company that provides customers with the latest in Asian beauty products, culture, and trends. Memebox Corporation has raised $35 million in Series D funding led by Johnson & Johnson Development Corp. Read more  

The Predictive Index: The Predictive Index empowers over 8,000 businesses to truly understand what drives workplace behaviors. The Predictive Index has raised $50 million from General Catalyst. It's the largest first check the venture firm has ever written, it says. Read more  

Disco: DISCO makes the best legal technology in the world. Their first product, Disco, is e-discovery software that helps lawyers find. DISCO  has raised $83 million in equity and debt funding led by Georgian Partners, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, LiveOak Venture Partners, The Stephens Group and Comerica. Read more   

BridgeBio Pharma: BridgeBio creates new and better medicines for patients with genetically driven diseases. BridgeBio has raised roughy $300 million funding led by KKR and Viking Global Investors, with participation from Perceptive Advisors, AIG, Aisling Capital, Cormorant Capital, Hercules Capital and Sequoia Capital. Read more

Go-Jek: Go-Jek specializes in ride-hailing, logistics, and digital payments. Go-Jek has raised $920 million from earlier backers Google, Tencent and JD.com as part of what it expected to be a $2 billion round that could value the company at $9.5 billion. Read more

Switchfly: Switchfly is a travel-commerce and loyalty SaaS platform that enables enterprises to rapidly deploy state-of-the-art online travel services. Switchfly raised an undisclosed amount of capital from Golub Capital and L Capital. Read more


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