Daily funding roundup - August 4th, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · August 5, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/52d1

Human Interest raised $200M, Yellow.ai landed $78.15 Zeni secured $34M, MakersPlace picks up $30M

Human Interest: Human Interest is a San Francisco-based company that provides full-service 401(k) plans for small and mid-size businesses. Human Interest has raised $200 million in Series D funding led by The Rise Fund. Other participants include SoftBank Vision Fund 2, NewView Capital, Glynn Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, Uncork Capital, Slow Capital, Susa Ventures, and others. more here.

FullStory: FullStory is a Atlanta, Ga.-based digital experience analytics platform. FullStory has raised $103 million in Series D funding led by Permira, with participation from earlier backers Kleiner Perkins, GV, Stripes, Dell Technologies Capital, Salesforce Ventures, and Glynn Capital. Read more 

Yellow.ai: Yellow.ai ıs a  San Mateo, Ca.-based conversational automation platform. Yellow.ai has raised $78.15 million in Series C funding, led by WestBridge Capital, with participation from Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and earlier backer Lightspeed Venture Partners. Read more 

Superhuman: Superhuman is a San Francisco-based subscription email service. Superhuman has raised $75 million in Series C funding led by IVP. Other participants include Tiger Global and numerous notable individual investors, including Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Discord CEO Jason Citron, and Thrive CEO Arianna Huffington. Read more

Third Wave Automation: Third Wave Automation is a California-based company that's building forklift automation systems using machine learning and shared autonomy. Third Wave Automation has raised $40 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners, including participation from prior investors Innovation Endeavors and Eclipse Ventures, along with Toyota Ventures. Read more

Zeni: Zeni is a Palo Alto, Ca.-based fintech company providing real-time financial services data to venture-backed startups. Zeni has raised $34 million in Series B funding led by Elevation Capital. Read more

Reserve Trust: Reserve Trust is a Denver, Co.-based financial services startup that partners with companies that need to embed domestic and cross-border payments. Reserve Trust has raised $30.5 million in Series A round led by QED Investors. FinTech Collective, Ardent Venture Partners, Flywire CEO Mike Massaro and Quovo founder and CEO Lowell Putnam also participated in the round. Read more 

MakersPlace: MakersPlace is a San Francisco-based non-fungible token marketplace. MakersPlace has raised $30 million in a Series A funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Pantera Capital. Read more

MakerSights: MakerSights is a San Francisco-based predictive analytics platform that aims to help retailers anticipate the right assortment of products to sell each season to reduce waste and increase margins. MakerSights has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by G2 Venture Partners.  Read more

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