Daily funding roundup - Sept 1st, 2020

Kristin Karaoglu · September 1, 2020 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/50d7

Klassroom raised $3M; Honcho landed $4M; Climax Foods has secured $7.5M; Toss Lab picks up $13M


Klassroom: Klassroom Paris, France-based company is a parent-teacher communication platform. Klassroom has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Bpifrance, with participation from numerous angel investors. Read more

Honcho: Honcho, Denver, Co.-based company makes governance software that's aimed specifically at trying to prevent employees from creating damaging communications. Honcho has raised $4 million in Series A funding led by FINTOP Capital, with participation from numerous individual investors, including Peter Thiel. Read more

Climax Foods: Climax Foods Berkeley, Ca.-based data science company is trying to better understand how plants can be converted into products that taste better than their animal-based counterparts. Climax Foods has raised $7.5 million in funding. A long list of investors participated, included At One Ventures, Manta Ray Ventures, S2G Ventures, and ARTIS Ventures. Read more

Toss Lab: Toss Lab, South Korea-based company creates of an enterprise collaboration platform. Toss Lab has raised $13 million in Series B funding to better stave off Slack, which is ramping up its investment in Asia. The round was led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, with participation from SV Investment, Atinum Investment, Must Asset Management, Shinhan Capital, SparkLabs and T Investment. Read more  

Turing.com: Turing.com, Palo Alto, Ca.-based company is a automated platform that helps source, vet and ultimately connect developers with tech companies that need them for either short- or long-term engagements, has raised $14 million in seed funding led by Foundation Capital. Read more 

Lumen Bioscience: Lumen Bioscience is a Seattle-based company develops biologic drugs for 'travelers diarrhea, among other things, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. WestRiver Management and earlier backer Bioeconomy Capital co-led the round, joined by Avista Development and Columbia Pacific. Read more

InCountry: InCountry is a San Francisco-based company that helps companies comply with local regulations when adopting SaaS products. InCountry has raised $18 million in extended Series A funding. Caffeinated Capital and Mubadala Capital led the newest tranche, joined by Accenture Ventures and previous investors Arbor Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Ridge Ventures, Bloomberg Beta and Team Builder Ventures. Read more

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