Daily funding roundup - February 4th, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · February 4, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/51c4
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Latitude raised $3.3M;Waitwhile landed $12M; Garner Health secured $12.5M; Class picks up $30M

Aflorithmic: Aflorithmic is a London-based SaaS-based startup that makes hyper-personalized audio experiences using AI voice synthesis and voice cloning. Aflorithmic has raised $1.3 million in seed funding. The backer is Crowd Media Holdings, an Australia-based company focused on influencer-based "social commerce" and marketing. Read more 

Moka.care: Moka.care is a Paris, France-based mental wellness startup whose offerings are offered to employees as a benefit. Moka.care has raised $3 million (€2.5 million) in funding from the venture firm Singular. A long list of business angels also participated. Read more 

Latitude: Latitude is a Provo, Utah-based startup building games with “infinite storylines” generated by artificial intelligence. Latitude has raised $3.3 million in seed funding led by NFX, with participation from Album VC and Griffin Gaming Partners. Read more

Elucidata: Elucidata is a Cambridge, Ma.-based molecular data startup. Elucidata has raised $5 million in seed funding led by IvyCap Ventures, which was joined by Hyperplane VC. Read more

Iteratively: Iteratively is a Seattle-based startup that sells software to data and product teams for customer analytics tracking. Iteratively has raised a $5.4 million in seed funding round led by Gradient Ventures, with participation from Fika Ventures and early Iteratively investor PSL Ventures. Read more 

Mountaintop: Mountaintop is a  L.A.-based supergroup game development studio founded by veterans from a multitude of other major companies in the industry, has collected $5.5 million in seed funding from friends and family. The company emerged last summer, headed by Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell. Read more

Bold: Bold is a San Mateo, Ca.-based wellness platform focused on providing older adults with digital workout routines that are designed to increase their strength, flexibility, and balance. Bold has raised $7 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz. Read more

Metalenz:  Metalenz is a Boston-based company at work on engineered surfaces that could save precious space and battery life in phones and other devices. Metalenz  has raised $10 million from 3M Ventures, Applied Ventures, Intel Capital, M Ventures and TDK Ventures, along with Tsingyuan Ventures and Braemar Energy Ventures. Read more  

Waitwhile: Waitwhile is a San Francisco-based queue management platform that helps businesses turn their physical wait lines into virtual lines. Waitwhile has raised $12 million in Series A funding led by CRV.  Read more

Garner Health: Garner Health is a  New York-based health benefits program that aims to highlight individual doctor performance so employees can receive better healthcare experiences. Garner Health has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding. Founders Fund led the round, joined by Maverick Capital and Thrive Capital. Read more

Cialfo: Cialfo is a Singapore-based international student application management platform. Cialfo has raised $15 million in Series A funding. SIG and Vulcan Capital co-led the round, joined by January Capital and Bisk Ventures. Read more

Commsor: Commsor is a  New York-based "community control" startup whose tech connects third-party APIs like Slack, GitHub, Twitter, along with event platforms, then connects the dots to create profiles of a community. Commsor has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Felicis Ventures and Alexis Ohanian's new fund, Seven Seven Six, co-led the round. Read more 

Tovala: Tovala is a Chicago-based company behind a smart oven and meal kit service. Tovala has raised $30 million in Series C funding. Left Lane Capital led the round, joined by earlier backers Finistere Ventures, Comcast Ventures, OurCrowd, Origin Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, and Morningstar founder Joe Mansueto.  Read more

Class: Class is a Washington, D.C.-based startup that integrates exclusively with Zoom to offer a more customized classroom experience and which was launched by Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen. Class has raised $30 million in fresh funding, including from Zoom investors Emergence Capital and VC Bill Tai. Read more

Brightwheel: Brightwheel is a San Francisco-based startup that makes program management software for early-childcare providers. Brightwheel has raised $55 million in Series C funding. Addition led the round, joined by Emerson Collective, Next Play Ventures, Julia and Kevin Hartz, Daniel Shapero, and earlier investors GGV Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Eniac Ventures. Read more 

Top Hat: Top Hat is a Toronto-based digital textbook publisher. Top Hat has raised $130 million in Series E funding from earlier investor Georgian Partners. Relatedly, Mike Silagadze, who co-founded Top Hat, is stepping down as CEO next month after more than a decade in the job; the company's new CEO will be Joe Rohrlich, who previously served as chief revenue officer at the e-commerce analytics company Bazaarvoice. Read more 

Rad Power Bikes: Rad Power Bikes is a Seattle-based direct-to-consumer maker of electric bikes. Rad Power Bikes has raised $150 million from institutional investors, including Morgan Stanley’s Counterpoint Global Fund, Fidelity Management & Research Company, TPG’s global impact investing platform The Rise Fund, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. Earlier investors Durable Capital Partners and Vulcan Capital also joined the round. Read more

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