Daily funding roundup - August 12th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · August 13, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/50b5

GoPeer raised $2M; SMBX landed $2.5M; Stacklet secured with $4M; Artemest picks up $5M

GoPeer: GoPeer is a Boston-based educational technology company. GoPeer that pairs college students with K-12 students for virtual tutoring lessons, has raised $2 million in seed funding. Ed Baker, former VP of Product and Growth at Uber, led the round. Read more

SMBX: SMBX is a  San Francisco-based fintech for small business bonds marketplace. SMBX raised $2.5 million in seed funding. Better Ventures led the round, joined by Impact America Fund and Unusual Ventures. Read more

New Age Meats: New Age Meats is a Berkeley, Ca.-based company growing meat from animal cells. New Age Meats has raised $2 million in seed extension funding led by TechU Ventures, along with earlier backers ff Venture Capital, SOSV, Sand Hill Angels, Siddhi Capital, and others. The company had announced $2.7 million in seed funding back in January.  Read more

Allergy Amulet: Allergy Amulet is a Madison, Wi.-based company with a portable allergen sensor that doubles as a medical alert system and can be carried on a keychain or in a pocket to test food for common allergenic ingredients in seconds. Allergy Amulet has raised $3.3 million in seed funding. TitletownTech, a joint venture between Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers, led the round. Read more

Stacklet: Stacklet is the cloud governance company that provides operational efficiencies and increased manageability for organizations that want to embrace policy as code at scale. Stacklet just launched with $4 million in seed funding from Foundation Capital and Lee Fixel’s new fund Addition. Read more 

Mighty Labs: Mighty Labs is a Salt Lake City, Ut.-based platform for remote and cross-functional teams. Mighty Labs has raised $4.3 million in seed funding from Slack Fund, GSV Ventures, Origin Ventures, Album VC, Acadian Ventures, and Village Global.   

Artemest: Artemest a Milan- and New York-based e-commerce platform, is selling Italian luxury designs and home decor. Artemest has raised $5 million in funding from OLMA Luxury Holdings and Brahma. Read more

Klima: Klima is a  Berlin-based startup whose app calculates carbon footprints. Klima has raised $5.8 million in seed funding from e.ventures, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, 468 Capital and numerous individual investors. Read more

Fyllo: Fyllo, Chicago-based startup, makes a suite of compliance tools. Fyllo has raised $10 million in extended Series A funding that brings the earlier-closed round to $26 million. JW Asset Management and K2 & Associates led the newest tranche, joined by Arcadian, Salveo Capital and Phyto Partners. Read more

Incomlend: Incomlend is a Singapore-based invoice trading platform. Incomlend has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia India. TechCrunch has more here

Varjo: Varjo is based in Helsinki and is creating the world’s most advanced VR/XR hardware and software for industrial use, merging the real and virtual worlds seamlessly together in human-eye resolution. Varjo secures $54 million in Series C funding. Read more


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Kristin Karaoglu

Woman of many skills: Database System Engineer; SplashX event producer; Author of Startup Teams

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