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Daily funding roundup - March 14th, 2019

StoryFit raised $1.75M; CryptoNumerics raised $2.5M; Gencove raised $3M; Fi $7M

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
March 14, 2019
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/4d77

StoryFit: StoryFit puts the power of artificial intelligence in the hands of publishers and studios. StoryFit has raised $1.75 million in new funding led by ff Venture Capital. Other participants in the round include Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Ascend Venture Capital and Walt Winshall. Read more

Breedr: Breedr is a productivity and marketing platform that’s transforming the livestock supply-chain. Breedr has raised £2.2 million led by LocalGlobe. Read more

CryptoNumerics: CryptoNumerics enables you to create privacy protected datasets with quantifiable privacy risk. In addition, you can build statistical and machine learning models that protect people’s privacy. CryptoNumerics has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by 11.2 Capital, with participation from Lux Capital. Read more

ProdPerfect: ProdPerfect is a platform that uses live traffic to automatically build, run, and maintain QA testing for web applications. ProdPerfect has raised $2.6 million in seed funding. Eniac Ventures and Fika Ventures co-led the round, and was joined by investors including Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator. Read more

Gencove: Gencove's low-pass sequencing platforms delivers whole genome discovery at the cost of genotyping arrays. Gencove has raised $3 million led by Spero Ventures, with participation from Alexandria Venture Investments, Burst Capital and earlier backers Third Kind VC and Version One Ventures. Read more

Populus: Populus is a platform for cities to manage the future of mobility. Populus has raised $3.1 million in seed funding from Precursor Ventures and Relay Ventures. Read more

Therapixelz: Therapixel develops medical image software purpose of these software is to improve medical image analysis, visualization and sharing. Therapixel has raised 5 million euros ($5.6 million) in Series A funding. Omnes and M Capital Partners co-led the round, and was joined by Région Sud Investissement , IT-Translation and Credit Agricole. Read more

Fi: Fi makes a smart GPS collar for dogs. Fi has raised $7 million in Series A funding. RRE Ventures led the round, and was joined by Lerer Hippeau and Freestyle VC. Read more

Cymulate: Cymulate helps companies to stay one step ahead of cyber attackers with a unique breach and attack simulation platform that empowers organizations with complex security solutions to safeguard their business-critical assets. Cymulate has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding co-led by Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital, and were joined by Susquehanna Growth Equity. Read more

Physera: Physera is modernizing musculoskeletal care through direct access to top providers and personalized treatment. Physera has raised $8 million in a Series A funding led by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners. The company has raised $10 million altogether. Read more  

Polarr: Polarr develops offline AI technology for photography, video and other creative use cases to provide developers tools and resources to create world-class applications that enable and inspire everyone to make beautiful creations. Polarr  has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding led by Threshold Ventures, with participation from Pear Ventures and Cota Capital. Read more

CesiumAstro: CesiumAstro delivers communication systems for Satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space or airborne platforms. CesiumAstro has raised $12.4 million in Series A funding. Airbus Ventures led the round, with participation from Kleiner Perkins, Franklin Templeton Venture Fund, Lavrock Ventures, Honeywell Ventures and Analog Devices Ventures. Read more

Whatfix: Whatfix is a SaaS based Performance Support platform, that helps enterprises and businesses simplify their onboarding, training and support. Whatfix has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding. Eight Roads Ventures India led the round, and was joined by F-Prime Capital, Cisco Investments, Stellaris Venture Partners andHelion Ventures Partners. Read more

Ideas United: Ideas United is a marketing and advertising company specializing in video production, events, and advertising services. Ideas United has raised $15 million from Kayne Partners. Read more

TriNetX: TriNetX is the global health research network that revolutionizes clinical research. TriNetX has raised $40 million in Series D funding led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, with participation from Mitsui & Co., ITOCHU Technology Ventures,ITOCHU Corporation, MPM Capital, F2 Ventures and Deerfield Management. Read more

LaunchDarkly: LaunchDarkly is a feature management platform that serves over 100 billion feature flags daily to help teams build better software, faster. LaunchDarkly has raised $44 million in Series C funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by Redpoint, Vertex Ventures, DFJ, and Uncork Capital. Read more981` qsdfbn

Newsela: Newsela is an instructional content platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject. Newsela has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by TCV. Read more

Mofang Apartment: Mofang Apartment is a China-based institutional rental apartment operator. Mofang Apartment has raised $150 million in Series D funding led by the Canadian institutional fund management firm CDPQ. Read more

Workfront: Workfront providers cloud-based enterprise work management solutions for enterprise teams. Workfront has raised seen $280 million of its shares trade hands to W Capital Partners, Susquehanna Growth Equity and AB Private Credit, which purchased their stakes earlier shareholders Openview Venture Partners, Greenspring Associates and JMI Equity, all of whom remain shareholders. Read more

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