Daily funding roundup - October 19, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · October 20, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/5345

Skyflow raised $45M, Element Finance landed $32M, vFunction secured $26M

Aura: Aura is a  Burlington, Mass.-based digital security software company for consumers. Aura has raised $200 million in Series F funding. Madrone Capital Partners led the round. Read more 

Wonolo: Wonolo is a San Francisco-based gig-worker staffing company, has raised $138 million in growth funding led by Leeds Illuminate. Other investors in the round include 137 Ventures, G2 Venture Partner, and Franklin Templeton. Read more

Electric: Electric is a New York-based automated IT support platform for small and mid-size businesses. Electric has raised $90 million in Series D funding. GGV led the round, joined by Bessemer Venture Partners, Primary Venture Partners, Greenspring Associates, 01 Advisors, Atreides Management, Vintage Investment Partners, and Slack. Read more 

JumpCloud: JumpCloud is a Louisville, Co.-based directory platform that says it enables a company's IT organization to securely manage all users, devices, and IT resources. JumpCloud has raised $66 million in extended Series F funding that brings the total round to $225 million. Sapphire Ventures led the round, joined by Atlassian Ventures, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, NTT Docomo Ventures, STEADFAST Capital Ventures, Waterman Ventures, and OurCrowd. Read more 

Skyflow: Skyflow is a Mountain View, Ca.-based startup that promises customers the ability to store sensitive data in a zero-trust repository or vault that's accessible via an API. Skyflow raised $45 million in Series B funding. Insight Partners led the round. Read more 

GO: GO is Philadelphia, Pa.-based car subscription startup. GO has raised $41 million in funding led by Synterra Capital Management. Read more 

Cometeer: Cometeer is a Gloucester, Ma.-based frozen coffee company. Cometeer raised $35 million in Series B funding . Investors include D1 Capital, Elephant, Tao Capital, Addition Ventures, Avenir, Greycroft Partners, and TQ Ventures. Read more 

Element Finance: Element Finance is a San Francisco-based open-source protocol for fixed and variable yield markets. Element Finance has raised $32 million in Series A funding. Polychain Capital led the round, joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Placeholder, A_Capital, and Scalar Capital. Read more 

vFunction: vFunction is a Palo Alto, Ca-based cloud migration startup. vFunction has raised $26 million in Series A funding. Zeev Ventures and Hewlett Packard Enterprise co-led the round, joined by Engineering Capital, Primera Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Read more 

Dellfer: Dellfer is a San Mateo, Ca.-based automotive cybersecurity software company. Dellfer raised $8 million from DENSO and Option3, which is apparently a specialist cybersecurity private equity firm. Read more 

Credo AI: Credo AI is a Bay Area-based SaaS startup focused on helping enterprises manage their own AI to ensure it aligns with their values. Credo AI has raised $5.5 million in seed funding from Decibel, Village Global, and AI Fund. 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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