Daily funding roundup - Dec. 16th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · December 16, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/517d

Truera raised $12M; Curai Health picks up $27.5M: Vercel landed $40M; Bestow secure $70

Hightouch: Hightouch is a Bay Area-based SaaS service that helps businesses sync their customer data across sales and marketing tools. Hightouch has raised $2.1 million in seed funding led by Afore Capital and Slack Fund, with numerous angel investors also participating. Read more 

Truera: Truera is a Redwood City, Ca.-based model intelligence platform that aims to help enterprises analyze machine learning and improve model quality. Truera has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Wing VC led the round, joined by Data Community Fund, B Capital Group, Harpoon Ventures and earlier backers Conversion Capital and Greylock. Read more

Curai Health: Curai Health is a Palo Alto, Ca.-based telehealth startup that provides chat-based primary care that centers around patients. Curai Health has raised $27.5 million in Series B funding. Morningside Ventures led the round, joined by insiders General Catalyst and Khosla Ventures. Read more

Provide: Provide is a San Francisco-based startup that enables healthcare practices to provide financing options to their patients. Provide has raised $34 million in Series A and B funding. QED Investors is the biggest backer to date; other participants in the rounds include Fifth Third Bank, Montage Ventures and Clocktower Technology Ventures.  Read more

Vercel: Vercel is a San Francisco-based company that provides a platform for building front-end applications. Vercel has raised $40 million in Series B funding. GV led this latest round, joined by Greenoaks Capital, Bedrock Capital, and Geodesic Capital along with earlier backers Accel Partners and CRV. Read more

Boom Technology: Boom Technology is a Denver, Colorado-based company working to develop supersonic aircraft. Boom Technology is reportedly raising $50 million in new funding led by WRVI Capital. Read more

Atsena Therapeutics: Atsena Therapeutics is a Durham, N.C.-based developer of ocular gene therapies. Atsena Therapeutics has raised $55 million in Series A funding. Sofinnova led the round, joined by Hatteras Venture Partners, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Osage University Partners, the University of Florida, and the Manning Family Foundation. Read more

Bestow: Bestow is a Dallas, Tex.-based life insurance startup. Bestow has raised $70 million in Series C funding from Breyer Capital, Valar Ventures, NEA, Core Innovation Ventures, Morpheus Ventures and Sammons Financial. Read more 

Neuron23: Neuron23 is a South South Francisco-based biotech that's focused on genetically-defined neurological and immunological diseases. Neuron23 has raised $80 million in Series B funding led by Redmile Group. Other participants in the round include Westlake Village BioPartners, Kleiner Perkins, Cowen Healthcare Investments, Acorn Bioventures, HBM Partners, Perceptive Advisors and Surveyor Capital. Read more

StockX: StockX is a Detroit, Mi.-based online marketplace and reseller. StockX has raised $275 million in Series E funding led by Tiger Global Management. The round, which also included Altimeter Capital, Sands Capital and Whale Rock Capital Management. Read more

If you are interested in being included in our funding roundup, submit your press release or blog post about your financing round to kristin@vator.tv. If you want a longer write-up, please do give us a couple of days heads up. If you'd like to be included in our Today's Entrepreneur column, please send me your Vator profile.

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Kristin Karaoglu

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