Daily funding roundup - October 26th, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · October 27, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/512a

Lightyear raised $3.7M; Rune Labs landed $5M; Gauss has secured $10M; Panoply picks up $10M

Lightyear: Lightyear is a New York-based startup that wants to make it easier for large companies to procure networking infrastructure like internet and SD-WAN. Lightyear has raised $3.7 million in seed funding led by Amplo, with participation from Susa Ventures, Ludlow Ventures, Mark Cuban, David Adelman and Operator Partners. Read more 

Rune Labs: Rune Labs is a San Francisco-based maker of software for closed-loop neuromodulation. Rune Labs has raised $5 million in seed funding. DigiTx Partners led the round; other participants include TruVenturo, Moment Ventures, Loup Ventures and Sabbatical Ventures. Read more

Boom:  Boom is a Milan, Italy-based startup that offers a two-sided tech platform to let companies book and manage commercial photo shoots.  Boom has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Italy’s United Ventures, with participation from Wellness Holding. Read more 

NeoLight: NeoLight is a Scottsdale, Az.-based startup company that’s working to bring hospital-grade neonatal care technologies to the home. NeoLight has raised $7 million more in financing. The funding comes from Dignity Health and Honor Health Systems, along with earlier backers Ben and Ashley Roethlisberger and other, undisclosed investors. Read more  

Leading Edge Equipment: Leading Edge Equipment is a Wilmington, Ma.-based maker of silicon wafer manufacturing equipment. Leading Edge Equipment has raised $7.6 million in funding from Prime Impact Fund, Clean Energy Ventures and DSM Venturing. Read more 

Deci: Deci is a Tel Aviv-based deep learning company focused on eliminating production-related bottlenecks. Deci has raised $9.1 million in seed funding. Emerge led the round, joined by Square Peg. Read more 

Gauss: Gauss is a Menlo Park, Ca.-based computer vision startup focused on health care. Gauss has raised $10 million to accelerate development and commercialization of an at-home rapid antigen test for COVID-19. The 4100 Group led the round, joined by earlier investors SoftBank Ventures Asia, Northwell Health, Providence Health and Services, OSF Healthcare, and Polaris Partners. Read more

Panoply: Panoply is a San Francisco-based platform that makes it easier for businesses to set up a data warehouse and analyze that data with standard SQL queries. Panoply has raised $10 million in fresh funding from Ibex Investors and C5 Capital. The company, which also has an office in Tel Aviv, has now raised $24 million altogether. Read more    

Strider Technologies: Strider Technologies is a Washington, D.C.-based maker of software for identifying economic risk from nation-states. Strider Technologies has raised $10 million in Series A funding. Koch Disruptive Technologies led the round, joined by One9 Ventures and DataTribe. Read more

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