Daily funding roundup - November 23th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · November 23, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/5152

Cure Hydration landed $2.6M; Connect Homes secured  $5M; Superpeer picks up $8M

Friday: Friday is Portland, Me.-based remote work orchestration platform. Friday has raised $2.1 million in seed funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Other participants in the round include Active Capital, Underscore VC, El Cap Holdings, TLC Collective and New York Venture Partners. Read more  

Serenade: Serenade is a Bay Area-based startup that turns speech into software code. Serenade has raised $2.1 million in seed funding led by Amplify Partners and Neo. Read more

Cure Hydration: Cure Hydration is a New York-based maker of hydration powders that ostensibly hydrate better than water alone. Cure Hydration has raised $2.6 million in seed funding led by Lerer Hippeau, with participation from M3 Ventures, Litani Ventures, and numerous individual investors, including Casper CEO Philip Krim. Read more

Hellosaurus: Hellosaurus is a New York-based mobile app that makes screen time educational and gives creators a way to monetize their content. Hellosaurus has raised $3.5 million in seed funding led by General Catalyst. Read more

Sleek: Sleek is a Singapore-based corporate services platform that helps entrepreneurs launch and run new companies in Singapore and Hong Kong. Sleek has raised $4 million.The new funding was led by SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of government agency Enterprise Singapore.  Read more

Connect Homes: Connect Homes is a L.A.-based prefab home building. Connect Homes has raised  $5 million in new funding led by Brick & Mortar Ventures, as well as the company's new CEO, Greg Leung. Read more

Lunewave: Lunewave is a Tucson, Az.-based startup developing antenna and radar sensor tech for autonomous vehicles. Lunewave has raised $7 million in funding from Proeza Ventures, Blue 9 Capital, Tsingyuan Ventures and Intact Ventures. Read more

Superpeer: Superpeer is a Bay Area-based startup that helps experts share and monetize their knowledge online. Superpeer has raised $8 million in funding from Acrew Capital, Audacious Ventures, Homebrew, and Moxxie Ventures, along with Brianne Kimmel, Scott Belsky and OnDeck, and it brings Superpeer’s total funding to $10 million. Read more

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