Daily funding roundup - August 13th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · August 13, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/50b9

Adaptive Shield landed $4M; Torre raised $5M; Root AI secured $7.2M; Labster raised $9M

Adaptive Shield: Adaptive Shield is a  Tel Aviv-based security startup that helps businesses protect their SaaS applications by regularly scanning their various setting for security issues. Adaptive Shield has raised $4 million in seed funding from Vertex Ventures Israel. Read more

Stacklet: Stacklet an Arlington, Va.-based commercial cloud governance platform. Stacklet has raised $4 million in seed funding from Foundation Capital and Addition.Read more

CancerIQ: CancerIQ is a Chicago-based startup that's developing precision health technology. CancerIQ has raised $4.8 million in Series A funding led by HealthX Ventures, a digital health-focused venture firm. Read more

Torre: Torre is a San Francisco-based professional network for remote job seekers and recruiters. Torre has raised $5 million in seed funding. Investors include Uber's former global head of product operations Mike Shoemaker, Amazon and Apple former vice president Diego Piacentini, Instagram engineering chief Rodrigo Schmidt, and MatterScale Ventures. Read more

Root AI: Root AI is a Woburn, Ma.-based agricultural robotics startup. Root AI has raised $7.2 million in seed funding led by PJC, with added participation from First Round, Accomplice, Launch, AgFunder, and Outsiders Fund also participating. Read more

Labster: Labster is a Copenhagen-based startup that helps individuals engage in STEM lab scenarios using virtual reality. Labster raised $9 million in funding. GGV Capital led the round, joined by earlier backers Owl Ventures, Balderton and Northzone. 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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