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Kallyope Lands $112 Million Series C

NEW YORK — Kallyope Inc., a biotechnology company focused on identifying and pursuing therapeutic opportunities involving the gut-brain axis, has landed a $112 million Series C financing.  The new investment will be used to advance its portfolio of programs and the company’s first clinical trials, further establishing its leadership in the gut-brain axis field. Kallyope […]

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Behavox Raises $100 Million From Softbank Vision Fund 2

NEW YORK – Behavox, the world’s only end-to-end Data Operating Platform that enables companies to aggregate, analyze, and act on their entire organization’s data, announced a $100 million investment from SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Behavox was founded in 2014 and moved its headquarters from London to New York City at 180 Maiden Lane in 2018. […]

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Feather Lands $30 Million Series B Funding

NEW YORK – Feather, a NY-based furniture rental service, has closed a $30 million Series B funding according to FINSMES. The round was led by Cobalt Capital with participation from Spark Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Bain Capital Ventures, Y Combinator, SV Angel, PJC, Fuel Capital, and Wildcat Capital Management. Feather has now raised $46 million to […]

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ChartHop Emerges With $5 Million Seed Funding

BROOKLYN — ChartHop, which has developed an organizational management platform built to help companies scale, says it has raised $5 million in seed funding led by top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). Abstract Ventures, the a16z Cultural Leadership Fund, CoFound, Cowboy Ventures, Flybridge Capital, Shrug Capital, Work Life Ventures, as well as […]

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Celebrities Back Women’s Healthcare Service Maven

NEW YORK – Maven, which operates a digital health company for women and families, has closed $45 million in Series C funding which included investments from actresses Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, Mindy Kaling, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki. The round was led by Icon Ventures, with participation from existing investors Sequoia, Oak HC/FT, Spring Mountain […]

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Brooklyn-Based Radar Raises $20 Million

BROOKLYN — Radar, a startup that helps companies use location-based data, has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Accel. This round brings Radar’s total funding to $30.5 million, including an $8 million Series A led by Two Sigma Ventures in April 2019. Additional investors in the Series B round include Two Sigma […]

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Fashion Site Moda Operandi Raises $100 Million

NEW YORK — Moda Operandi, a high-end fashion site featuring products from over 1,000 brands, has raised $100 million in new equity and debt financing, led by existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) and the Apax Digital Fund, with additional participation from the Santo Domingo family, Comerica Bank and TriplePoint Capital, among others. Moda Operandi has now raised $345 […]

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Bond Delivers $15 Million Investment

Bond, a New York-based delivery company using electric tricycles, has raised a $15 million round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, MizMaa Ventures, and TLV Partners. Formerly known as Shookit, Bond operates six nano-distribution centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn that (NDCs) help 30 direct-to-consumer brands and e-commerce ventures quickly deliver their products and more easily […]

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ClassPass Not Sweating $285 Million Investment

NEW YORK — ClassPass, a global fitness and wellness marketplace, has closed a massive $285 million Series E investment led by L Catterton and Apax Digital, with additional participation by existing investor Temasek, Founded in 2013 by Payal Kadakia, ClassPass partners with more than 30,000 boutique studios, gyms and wellness providers, offering members access to the largest […]

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Elysium Health Lands $40 Million Series C Funding

NEW YORK — Life sciences company Elysium Health has landed $40 million in Series C equity and debt financing led by GISEV Family Office (Giuliani SpA / Royalty Pharma / HBM Healthcare / Nogra Pharma) and joined by Mayo Clinic Ventures and venture lender Western Technology Investment (WTI). Returning investors include General Catalyst, Morningside Ventures, […]