Daily funding roundup - October 20, 2021

Kristin Karaoglu · October 20, 2021 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/534c

arbonCapture raised $35M; Modern Age landed $27M; Picus Security secured $24M

Flock Freight: Flock Freight is a Encinitas, Ca.-based trucking logistics company. Flock Freight has raised $215 million in Series D financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, with participation from Susquehanna Private Equity Investments, Eden Global Partners, SignalFire, GLP Capital Partners, and GV. Read more 

CarbonCapture: CarbonCapture is a Pasadena, Ca.-based company working on machines that the company hopes will trap carbon molecules in the air and store them to be broken down or safely released elsewhere, like underground. CarbonCapture has raised $35 million in Series A funding. Prime Movers Lab led the round, joined by the international mining and metals company Rio Tinto, Idealab Studio, Idealab X, Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, and several additional venture firms and family offices. Read more 

Modern Age: Modern Age is a Seattle-based startup whose digital tools aim to help users understand their aging options, including telemedicine and in-person treatments. Modern Age has raised $27 million in Series A funding led by Oak HC/FT. Read more 

Picus Security: Picus Security is a San Francisco- and Turkey-based cybersecurity company. Picus Security has raised $24 million in Series B funding led by Turkven, with participation from Earlybird Venture Capital, among others. Read more 

UpEquity: UpEquity is a Austin, Tex.-based digital mortgage company that makes cash offers on a buyer’s behalf. UpEquity has raised $20 million in equity funding led by S3 Ventures. Other participants in the round include Next Coast Ventures, BP Capital Management, Alumni Ventures, Gaingels, Launchpad Capital and Early Light Ventures. Read more 

Superplastic: Superplastic is a Burlington, Vt.-based creator of animated synthetic celebrities, designer toys, and apparel. Superplastic has raised $20 million in Series A funding from a whole lot of investors. Among them is GV, Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Craft Ventures, Galaxy Digital, Mantis VC/The Chainsmokers, and Betaworks. Read more

Hex Technologies: Hex Technologies is a San Francisco-based data management software startup. Hex Technologies has raised $16 million in Series A funding led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from Amplify Partners, Data Community Fund, Geometry, Operator Collective, Tokyo Black, Vandelay Ventures, XYZ Venture Capital and others. Read more 

Praxis Labs: Praxis Labs is a New York-based diversity VR startup that sells immersive learning experiences. Praxis Labs has raised $15.5 million in Series A funding led by Norwest Venture Partners and Emerson Collective. Read more

Countable: Countable is a San Francisco-based "enterprise engagement" startup that works with brands to establish the look of their site, then delivers analytics to those brands about their revenue, their customer communities, and much more. Countable has raised $12 million in Series A funding. Earlier investor Canaan Partners led the round, joined by Ulysses Management and Global Catalyst Partners. Read more

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