Daily funding roundup - May 9th, 2018

Kristin Karaoglu · May 9, 2019 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4df5

Humanpredictions raised $1M; Chipper Cash landed $2.4M; Stratio closed $2.5M; Intello secured $3M


Humanpredictions: Humanpredictions is a sourcing solution focused on hiring technical talent and differentiated by its rich data that allows in real time to predict people most likely seeking new opportunities. Humanpredictions has raised roughly $1 million in funding led by Network Ventures, with participation from Hyde Park Angels, SaaS Ventures, and M25. Read more

Chipper Cash: Chipper Cash offers instant cross-border mobile money transfers in Africa as easy as sending a text message. Chipper Cash has raised $2.4 million led by Deciens Capital, with participation from 500 Startups and Liquid 2 Ventures. Read more

Clean.io: Clean.io is a  startup focused on blocking malicious advertising, Clean.io has raised $2.5 million in seed funding from Real Ventures. Read more  

Intello: Intello is a real-time SaaS operations platform that enables companies to discover and manage their SaaS spend, usage and compliance data. Intello has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by Resolute Ventures, joined by Harrison Metal, Magnetico Ventures, and individual angel investors. Read more  

Stratio: Stratio is dedicated to bringing infrared solutions to everyday use through its innovative germanium sensor making technologies. Stratio has raised $3 million led by Crane Venture Partners. Read more  

Printify: Printify is a marketplace, instantly connecting online merchants to major print on demand & dropshipping manufacturers worldwide. Printify has raised $3 million in funding from Bling Capital. Read more   

Astarte Medical: Astarte Medical delivers technology platforms to address critical needs and improve outcomes for high-risk pregnancy and preterm birth. Astarte Medical has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Viking Global Investors, Lunsford Capital, OCA Ventures, Keiretsu Forum MidAtlantic, Keiretsu Capital Fund, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Wing VC and Next Act Fund. Read more   

Understory: Understory develops smart weather station micro-grids that collect tactical weather data and analytics for extreme weather events. Understory has raised $5.25 million in Series B funding led by True Ventures, with participation from 4490 Ventures and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Read more

Rocean: Rocean is a smart water countertop device. Rocean has raised more than $6 million in funding led by Blue, a global investment firm focused on sustainable solutions, with participation from numerous individual investors, including singer John Legend and Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani. Read more  

Velano Vascular: Velano Vascular's technologies transform care by reducing the stress and anxiety related to blood draws during hospitalization. Velano Vascular has raised $10 million from Intermountain Healthcare and individual investors, including Salesforce founder Marc Benioff. Read more

Podimetrics: Podimetrics is a care management company with the leading solution to help prevent diabetic foot ulcers. Podimetrics has raised $13.4 million in Series B funding from Rock Health, Norwich Ventures, and Scientific Health Development. Read more   

Evident ID: Evident ID offers a secure solution for businesses and individuals to share verified personal information. Evident ID has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Aspect Ventures led the round, joined by Blue Cloud Ventures and earlier investor NEA. Read more 

ChowNow: ChowNow powers branded online ordering systems for independent restaurants through the restaurants’ own websites. ChowNow has raised $21 million in Series C funding co-led by 3L Capital and earlier investor Catalyst Investors. Read more

Neural Analytics: Neural Analytics is addressing the global traumatic brain injury epidemic through data science. Neural Analytics has raised $22 million in Series C funding led by Alpha Edison. Read more The financing brings the company's total funding to $66 million. Read more

Coalition: Coalition protects the value of a business with Coalition's intelligence, risk management, and insurance offerings. Coalition  has raised $40 million in funding led by Ribbit Capital, with participation from Greenoaks Capital and Hillhouse Capital. Read more  

Provepharm Life Solutions: Provepharm life Solutions is a truly unique life sciences research and pharma company, dedicated to a new era of discovery. Provepharm life Solutions  has raised €42.5 million from Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Banque Populaire Méditerranée and Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence. Read more  

Heetch: Heetch is a ride-sharing app targeted at late night transportation seekers, offering an alternative to taxis. Heetch has raised $38 million in Series B funding at a $150 million valuation co-led by Cathay Innovation and Total Ventures. Earlier investors Idinvest Partners, Innov’Allianz, Alven, Felix Capital and Via-ID also joined the round. Read more

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Podimetrics is a care management company with the leading solution to help prevent diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), one of the most debilitating and costly complications of diabetes. On behalf of payers and at-risk providers, we send high-risk patients our FDA-cleared, cellular-connected SmartMat. After placing their feet on the mat for just 20 seconds a day, patients’ data are automatically sent to our care management team that triages any concerning findings. By combining cutting-edge technology with best-in-class care management, Podimetrics earns high engagement rates from patients and allows clinicians to achieve unparalleled outcomes saving limbs, lives, and money. Founded in 2011 by a physician and engineers from MIT and Harvard, Podimetrics is headquartered in Somerville, MA and backed by Norwich Ventures, Scientific Health Development, and Rock Health. For more information, go to www.podimetrics.com or follow us on Twitter @podimetrics.


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Dr. Jon Bloom is a board-certified physician and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in technology development, patient monitoring, biomedical research, and health care delivery. He currently serves as CEO of Podimetrics.