Daily funding roundup - August 27th, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · August 27, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/52f7

Workstream raised $48M; Monad secured $17M; Workera.ai landed $16M; Zeal picks up $13M

Workstream: Workstream is a San Francisco-based hourly worker hiring and onboarding platform. Workstream has raised $48 million in Series B funding co-led by Bond and Coatue. Other backers in the round include Founders Fund, Basis Set Ventures, CRV, Peterson Ventures, GGV Capital, RocNation and Dreamers VC. Read more

Overjet: Overjet is a Cambridge, Ma.-based developer of X-ray AI for dental clinics Overjet raised $27 million in Series A funding co-led by General Catalyst and Insight Partners, with added participation from E14 Fund. Read more

Monad: Monad is a San Francisco-based cloud data security startup. Monad has raised $17 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures.   Read more  

Workera.ai: Workera.ai is a Palo Alto, Ca.-based upskilling platform for both technical and non-technical roles. Workera.ai has raised $16 million in Series A funding. NEA led the round, joined by Owl Ventures and AI Fund. Read more 

Bright: Bright is a San Francisco-based a live video platform that lets fans engage in live conversations with their favorite creators and celebs. Bright has raised $15 million co-led by Sound Ventures, RIT Capital and Regah Ventures. Other backers in the round include Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Globo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Shawn Mendes and manager Andrew Gertler’s AG Ventures, as well as Jeff Lawson, CEO and co-founder of Twilio. Read more   

Zeal: Zeal is a San Francisco-based payroll infrastructure startup that helps other platforms embed payroll functions into their product. Zeal raised $13 million in Series A funding led by Spark Capital, with participation from Commerce Ventures. Read more 

Firemaps: Firemaps is a San Francisco-based startup that uses satellites and drones to determine if a homeowner's property is in a high-risk fire zone, then shoots out bids to trade contractors on its platform to address potential issues. Firemaps has raised $5.5 million in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.Read more 

LOVO: LOVO is a Berkeley, Ca.-based developer of AI voice and synthetic speech tools. LOVO has raised $4.5 million in seed funding from Kakao Entertainment, Kakao Investment and LG CNS.  Read more 

Stonehenge Technology Labs: Stonehenge Technology Labs is an Arkansas-based startup that says it helps consumer packaged goods companies gain meaningful use from all of the data they collect. Stonehenge Technology Labs has raised $2 million in seed funding. Irish Angels led the round, joined by Bread and Butter Ventures, Gaingels, Angeles Investors, Bonfire Ventures and Red Tail Venture Capital.  Read more 

Synder: Synder is a San Francisco-based startup that bills itself as an easy accounting platform for e-commerce businesses. Synder has raised $2 million in seed funding from TMT Investments. Read more 

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