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Sesame Scores $24 Million Funding

NEW YORK — Sesame, a direct-pay healthcare marketplace, announced it has raised an additional $24 million, including new investments from Giant Ventures, Industry Ventures and Coefficient Capital. Existing investors General Catalyst, Entree Capital, and Atreides Management have also contributed additional funds to help Sesame scale. The latest funding brings Sesame’s total capital raised to just […]

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PulseData Reels in $16.5 Million Series A

NEW YORK  — pulseData, a New York City-based healthcare data science company, focused on predictive algorithms for Chronic Kidney Disease and other chronic diseases, has reeled in $16.5 million in Series A funding led by Bain Capital Private Equity and Two Bear Capital, with participation from Alumni Ventures Group and existing investors. The CDC shows that 40% of […]

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Pair Eyewear Raises $12 Million

NEW YORK — PAIR Eyewear, which sells customizable glasses for kids and adults and was seen on ABC’s Shark Tank, has closed a $12 million Series A investment round. The round was led by Alex Gurevich at Javelin Venture Partners with participation from Norwest Venture Partners, Precursor Ventures, Bolt, Gingerbread Capital and other strategic investors […]

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Slice Takes a Bite Out of $40 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Slice, which operates an online ordering service for independent pizza restaurants, announced that it closed $40 million in Series D funding led by Cross Creek with participation from existing investors, including GGV Capital, KKR, and Primary Ventures. Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and former Twitter COO Adam Bain of 01 Advisors are […]

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Comet Raises $13 Million in Series A Funding

NEW YORK — Comet, a developer of Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) solutions, has raised $13 million in Series A funding led by Scale Venture Partners and existing investors including Trilogy Equity Partners and Two Sigma Ventures. Comet provides a self-hosted and cloud-based MLOps solution that enables data scientists and teams to track, compare, explain and […]

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Ecovative Lands $60 Million Funding

GREEN ISLAND, NY — Ecovative, an Upstate NY company using mycelium technology to create sustainable packaging, has landed a $60 million Series D round to grow mycelium materials better and faster, in key markets, at industrial scale. Mycelium is a fungus that is the root structure of mushrooms. Founded in 2007, Ecovative has mastered the science of […]

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Rightway Valued at $1.1 Billion With $100 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Rightway, a healthcare technology company looking to revolutionize care navigation and pharmacy benefits, has raised $100 million in Series C financing and giving the company a valuation of $1.1 billion. The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Thrive Capital, Tiger Global Management, and other existing investors. Rightway says it […]

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Vista Equity Takes Majority Stake in TripleLift

NEW YORK — TripleLift, one of the largest advertising technology platforms in the world, has agreed to receive a majority investment from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. The amount of the investment wasn’t revealed. Vista is a global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses, and plans to help TripleLift accelerate global […]

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Fridge No More Closes $15.4 Million Series A Round

BROOKLYN — Fridge No More, an instant grocery delivery service that promises deliveries in 15 minutes or less, has closed a $15.4 million Series A funding round. This will help the “cloud grocer” to expand operations across New York City and the East Coast. Fridge No More plans to grow their engineering and operations teams while […]

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ActionIQ Extends Series C Round to $100 Million

NEW YORK — ActionIQ, developer of an Enterprise Customer Data Platform (CDP), says it has extended its Series C financing, bringing the total capital raised in the round to $100 million. The company reports 100% growth in revenue over the past year. ActionIQ has nabbed a roster of prominent business clients, including The Hartford, Albertsons, JCPenney, and […]