Daily funding roundup - May 20th, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu · May 20, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4e0b

Daisie landed $2.5M; Arris Composites closed $10M; Health at Scale secured $16M; Modsy raised $37M

Daisie: Daisie brings creators together and supports them to do amazing work. Daisie has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. The company, co-founded by actor Maisie Williams, is backed predominately by Founders Fund. Others investors include 8VC, Kleiner Perkins, and Shrug Capital. Read more

Roundtrip: RoundTrip provides on-demand and scheduled non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) for patients. RoundTrip has raised $5.14 million in Series A funding. Motley Fool Ventures led the round and was joined by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Johns Hopkins University. Read more

CozyKin: CozyKin specializes in Montessori-Inspired Nanny Shares for ages 0-3. CozyKin has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, with participation from NextView Ventures and Primary Venture Partners. Read more

Arris Composites: Arris Composites provides next-gen composites for mass-market applications. Arris Composites has raised $10 million in Series A funding. NEA led the round and specifically, its venture partner Jeffrey Immelt, the former CEO of GE, was involved in the decision to fund the company. Read more  

Quadric.io: quadric.io is an end-to-end architecture optimized for real-time edge computing. quadric.io has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by automotive Tier 1 supplier DENSO and its semiconductor products arm NSITEXE. Leawood VC also participated in the round. Read more

Modulr: Modulr provides a new type of payment account. Modulr has raised £14 million in funding led by Frog Capital, with participation from Blenheim Chalcot. Mobile Payments Read more  

Health at Scale: HEALTH[at]SCALE develops machine learning and artificial intelligence healthcare application. HEALTH[at]SCALE has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Optum, which is part of the UnitedHealth Group, was the sole investor. Read more

Wagestream​: Wagestream is a financial services firm that allows employees to stream their earned wages into their accounts through an instant app. Wagestream has raised £15 million ($19 million) in funding, including from Balderton​ and ​Northzone. Read more

Robin Powered: Robin Powered is an office meeting room booking software. Robin Powered has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Tola Capital, with participation from Allegion Ventures and earlier investors Accomplice and FirstMark Capital. Read more

Actuate Therapeutics: Actuate Therapeutics provides advancing research to treatment of high impact cancers and neurodegenerative diseases. Actuate Therapeutics has raised $21.7 million led by Kairos Ventures. Other participants in the round include DEFTA Partners,Tech Coast Angels and earlier backer Bios Partners. Read more

Prowler.io: PROWLER.io is an AI/machine learning platform for building autonomous agents for games and decision-support simulations. PROWLER.io has raised $24 million at a valuation of $100 million. Its backers include Amadeus Capital Partners, Atlantic Bridge, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Mandatum Life, Passion Capital, Pearson, RB Capital, SGInnovate, and Tencent. Read more

Snapsheet: Snapsheet is an auto insurance marketplace for both motorists/drivers and auto insurance carriers. Snapsheet has raised $29 million in Series E funding. Earlier investor Tola Capital led the round. Other participants include Nationwide, Sedgwick and State Auto Labs, along with other previous investors, including OCA Ventures, Liberty Mutual Strategic Investors, F-Prime Capitaland USAA. The company has now raised $71 million. Read more

Siemplify: Siemplify is a SOAR provider that is redefining security operations for enterprises and MSSPs worldwide. Siemplify has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Georgian Partners led the round. Read more

Modsy: Modsy is an online interior design service that delivers highly realistic 3D designs of your exact room filled with shoppable pieces of furniture from top brands you can virtually “try on” products and designs before you buy. Modsy has raised a $37 million Series C round of funding from TCV.  Read more


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