Daily funding roundup - November 17th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · November 17, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/5144

Upfront Healthcare picksup $11.5M; Levels raised $12M; Trust & Will landed $15M; OXIO secured $12M

A-Frame: A-Frame is a Venice, Ca.-based maker of personal care brands supported by celebrities. A-Frame has raised $2 million in a new round of funding led by Initialized Capital. Read more 

Northstar: Northstar is a San Francisco-based startup that works with employers to offer financial wellness as a benefit, pairing employees with personal financial advisers who work with them to achieve financial goals. Northstar has raised $7.3 million in Series A funding. M13 led the round, joined by Foundation Capital and Workday Ventures. Read more

Seldon: Seldon is a London-based cloud-agnostic specialist that helps companies, including Google, Red Hat, and IBM, optimize their machine learning tech. Seldon has raised  £7.1 million in Series A funding co-led by AlbionVC and Cambridge Innovation Capital. The round also includes significant participation from earlier investors Amadeus Capital Partners and Global Brain. Read more 

Upfront Healthcare: Upfront Healthcare transforms how health systems communicate and engage with patients. Using advanced analytics, personalized content, and strategic calls-to-action, Upfront aligns patient care needs with health system resources through a 1:1 digital experience based on deep healthcare operations and patient engagement experience. Upfront Healthcare has raised $11.5M in Series B funding co-led by new investor, Baird Capital, and repeat investor LRVHealth. The company's Series A investors, Echo Health Ventures, Nashville Capital Network, and Hyde Park Venture Partners, also participated in this round. Read more

Levels: Levels is a Philadelphia, Pa.-based make of a biowearable metabolic sensor that monitors users' glucose levels. Levels has raised $12 million in seed funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, joined by some notable individual investors, including Netflix cofounder Marc Randolph, former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington and NBA player Matt Dellavedova. Read more

OXIO: OXIO is a New York-based cloud-based mobile-carrier as-a-service platform. OXIO has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The venture firms Monashees and Atlantico Capital co-led the round, joined by FinTech Collective and Multicoin Capital. Read more

Mati: Mati is a San Francisco-based ID verification company. Mati has raised $13.5 million in Series A funding led by Tribe Capital. Other participants in the round include Spero Ventures, Amaranthine, Operator Partners, Aglae Ventures, and Comma VC. Read more

Trust & Will: Trust & Will is a San Diego, Ca.-based startup that guides users through the process of creating legal guardians, wills and trusts. Trust & Will has raised $15 million Series B led by Jackson Square Ventures. Read more

MycoWorks: MycoWorks is a Emeryville, Ca.-based company that produces an animal-free leather alternative. MycoWorks has raised $45 million in funding from investors that include WTT Investment of Taipei, DCVC, Valor Equity Partners, Humboldt Fund, Gruss & Co., Novo Holdings, 8VC, SOSV, AgFunder, Wireframe Ventures and individual investors. Among them is Nest Labs cofounder Tony Fadell, singer John Legend, and actress and activist Natalie Portman. Read more 

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