Daily funding roundup - April 13th, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · April 13, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/521e
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Tempo has raised $220M; Clearcover landed $200M; CeQur secured $115M; ConsenSys secured $65M

CeQur: CeQur is a  Marlborough, Ma.-based maker of wearable insulin delivery devices. CeQur has raised $115 million in funding co-led by Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital and Endeavour Vision. Read more

Clearcover: Clearcover is a Chicago-based auto insurance startup. Clearcover has raised $200 million in Series D funding. Eldridge, the investment firm helmed by L.A. Dodgers owner Todd Boehly, led the round, joined by American Family Ventures, Cox Enterprises, and OMERS Ventures. Read more

ConsenSys: ConsenSys is a New York-based software development company at the heart of the Ethereum network. ConsenSys has raised $65 million from J.P. Morgan, Mastercard, and UBS. Read more

Degreed: Degreed is a Pleasanton, Ca.-based company that provides training and career development programs. Degreed has raised $153 million in Series D funding co-led by Sapphire Ventures and Riverwood Capital at a post-money valuation of $1.4 billion. Dan Levin, a former COO of Box, is also taking over as CEO while longtime CEO Chris McCarthy steps down to "take care of a chronic back issue," per the company. Read more

GumGum: GumGum is a  Santa Monica, Ca.-based contextual advertising firm. GumGum has raised $75 million from Goldman Sachs Growth. The round brings the company's total funding to $122 million. Read more

Hazel Technologies: Hazel Technologies is a Chicago-based agtech company focused on food waste. Hazel Technologies has raised $70 million in Series C funding co-led by Pontifax Global Food, Agriculture Technology Fund, and Temasek. Read more

HomeX: HomeX is a Chicago-based home services platform that connects homeowners with technicians virtually before sending someone in for repairs. HomeX has raised $90 million in funding  led by New Mountain Capital. Read more

Papa: Papa is a Miami-based platform that offers care and companionship to seniors. Papa has raised $60 million in Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management. The outfit had closed its Series B round last September with $18 million led by Comcast Ventures. Read more

Repertoire Immune Medicines: Repertoire Immune Medicines is a Cambridge, Ma.-based biotech company focused on cancer, immune disorders, and infectious disease. Repertoire Immune Medicines has raised $189 million in Series B funding, including from Flagship Pioneering, Softbank Vision Fund 2, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), the Alaska Permanent Fund, and Invus.  Read more

SambaNova Systems: SambaNova Systems is a Palo Alto, Ca.-based startup that makes semiconductors for artificial intelligence related computation work. SambaNova Systems has raised $676 million in Series D funding. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round, joined by Temasek and GIC. Read more

Tempo: Tempo is a San Francisco-based smart home fitness system that promises to track users' motion and improve their form. Tempo has raised $220 million in Series C funding. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round, joined by STEADFAST Capital Ventures, DCM, General Catalyst, Norwest Venture Partners, and Bling Capital.  Read more

Hatch: Hatch is a San Francisco-based digital bank focused on small and mid-size businesses. Hatch has raised $20 million in funding from investors like Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital, Silicon Valley Bank and Plaid founders William Hockey and Zack Perret. Read more

Meroxa: Meroxa is a San Francisco-based startup that says it enables its users to build real time data infrastructure quickly regardless of expertise. Meroxa has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Drive Capital, with participation from earlier backers Root, Amplify, and Hustle Fund. Read more

Tend: Tend is a New York-based chain of membership-only dental "studios,".Tend has raised $125 million in Series C funding led by Addition, with participation from earlier backers GV, Juxtapose, Redpoint Ventures and Zigg Capital. Read more

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