Daily funding roundup - June 22nd, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · June 23, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/528e

Gloat raised $57M; Sporttrade landed $36M; Majority secured $19M, Coinme picks up $10M

G2: G2 is a Chicago-based software marketplace that features peer reviews that help simplify the buying process. G2 raised $157 million in Series D funding at a $1.1 billion valuation. Permira led the round, joined by HubSpot Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and earlier backers Accel, Emergence Capital and IVP. Read more

Primer: Primer is a Greenbrae, Ca.-based natural language processing platform whose clients include U.S. national security agencies. Primer has raised $110 million in funding led by Addition, with participation from In-Q-Tel. Read more

CommerceIQ: CommerceIQ is a Palo Alto, Ca.-based company optimizes brands’ e-commerce sales, marketing and supply chain operations. CommerceIQ has raised $60 million in Series C funding. Insight Partners led the round, joined by earlier investors Trinity Ventures, Shasta Ventures and Madrona Venture Group. Read more

Gloat: Gloat is a talent marketplace platform that is reinventing work and careers in global enterprises. Gloat announced a $57M Series C funding round led by Accel, with participation from existing investors Eight Roads (Fidelity), Intel Capital, Magma Venture Partners, and PICO Partners. Read more

Enveda Biosciences: Enveda Biosciences is a Boulder, Co.-based company that building the world’s largest database of anthropological, chemical and biological data from medicinal plants. Enveda Biosciences has raised $51 million in Series A funding led by Lux Capital. Other participants in the round include Two Sigma Ventures, Hummingbird VC, Catalio Capital, Lifeforce Capital, True Ventures, Wireframe Ventures and Village Global. Read more 

Oyster: Oyster is a London-based HR platform for globally distributed companies. Oyster has raised $50 million in Series B funding led by Stripes, with participation from Avid Ventures and earlier backers Emergence Capital and The Slack Fund. Read more

Sporttrade: Sporttrade is a Philadelphia, Pa.-based startup aiming to launch the first legal U.S. sports betting exchange. Sporttrade raised $36 million. Jump Capital led the round, joined by Impression Ventures, Hudson River Trading and Tower Research Ventures. Read more

Aeroseal: Aeroseal is a Dayton, Oh.-based maker of sealant particles that can close up small leaks in heating and cooling ductwork and reduce carbon emissions. Aeroseal has raised $22 million in Series A funding. Breakthrough Energy Ventures led the round, with participation from Energy Impact Partners and Building Ventures. Read more

Majority: Majority is a Houston-based startup that's providing mobile banking services to migrants, given that they often struggle to open up a local bank account straightaway. Majority has raised $19 million in seed funding led by Valar Ventures, with participation from Avid Ventures and Heartcore Capital. Read more

Coinme: Coinme is a licensed cryptocurrency cash network in the U.S. Coinme has raised an additional $10M in a strategic round from existing investors, including Digital Currency Group. The funds will be used for product and market expansion. Read more

Hydrosat: Hydrosat is a Lincolnshire, Il.-based company that makes a surface temperature analytics product. Hydrosat has raised $5 million in seed funding led by Cultivation Capital’s newly launched Geospatial Technologies Fund, with participation by Freeflow Ventures, the Yield Lab, Expon Capital, Techstars, Industrious Ventures, Synovia Capital and the University of Michigan. Read more

Moderne: Moderne is a Seattle-base code automation company. Moderne has raised $4.7 million in initial funding led by True Ventures and included participation from Mango Capital, Overtime.vc, Github CTO Jason Warner, Datadog co-founder and CEO Olivier Pomel, and Coverity co-founder and former CTO Andy Chou. Read more

Vantage: Vantage is a New York-based service that helps businesses analyze and reduce their AWS costs. Vantage has raised $4 million in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from numerous angel investors. Read more 

Joyride:  a seven-year-old, Toronto-based company that provides white label apps, back-end analytics and multi-modal fleet management for shared micromobility startups. Joyride has raised $3.7 million led by Proeza Ventures, Urban Innovation Fund and Craig Miller, the former chief product officer of Shopify. Read more

Holy Grail: Holy Grail is a Mountain View, Ca.-based startup that's prototyping a direct air carbon capture device that is modular and small. Holy Grail has raised $2.7 million in seed funding from LowerCarbon Capital, Goat Capital, and Stripe founder Patrick Collison, along with more than a handful of other new and earlier backers.  Read more

Arpio: Arpio is a Durham, N.C.-based SaaS startup focused on disaster recovery for cloud-native computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services and soon Microsoft Azure. Arpio has raised $2 million in funding led by Valor Ventures. Read more

Code BGP: Code BGP is a Virginia Beach, Va.-based startup focused specifically on BGP security, visibility, and automation. Code BGP has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from the Athens, Greece-based venture firm Marathon. Read more

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