Weekly Round-Up – August 31 to September 3
September 08, 2021
Alma Draws In $50M Series C Round
Alma announced $50 million in Series C funding. The round was led by global private equity, Tusk Venture Partners, venture capital firm Insight Partners, Sound Ventures, BoxGroup, Optum Ventures, Primary Venture Partners, and Rainfall Ventures. Alma is a mental health care provider’s membership-based network.
Clicklease Grabs $63M Series A
Clicklease announced it closed $63 million in Series A funding led by Sandlot Partners. Clicklease is a major finance firm that specializes in commercial equipment payment solutions.
Databricks Scores $1.6B Series H Round
Databricks announced a $1.6 Billion round of funding led by Counterpoint Global (Morgan Stanley), Baillie Gifford, Tiger Global Management, Greenoaks, ClearBridge Investments, UC Investments, Octahedron Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, BlackRock, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Coatue Management, Fidelity Management & Research, Franklin Templeton, GIC, funds, and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., and Whale Rock Capital Management. Databricks specializes in data and artificial intelligence.
Snap! Mobile Concludes $90M Funding Round
Snap! Mobile announced it closed a $90 million round of financing, its second to date. Elysian Park Ventures led the round. Snap! Mobile is the parent company of Snap Raise, the largest and safest digital fundraising platform for high school sports, clubs, and activity organizations in the country.
Quip Bags $100M
quip announced it raised $100 million in growth funding from Cowen Sustainable Investments. quip is a modern oral health firm that was founded in 2015 and offers intelligently designed personal oral care items as well as professional dental care services to make oral care more easy, accessible, and pleasurable.
Checkr Raises $250M Series E
Checkr raised $250M in Series E funding led by Durable Capital, Coatue, BOND Capital, Fidelity Management & Research Co, Khosla Ventures, Franklin Templeton, IVP, T. Rowe Price, Accel and Y Combinator. Checkr streamlines and automates the process of conducting professional background checks.
ProbablyMonsters Finishes $200M Series A
ProbablyMonsters has closed $200 million in Series A funding led by LKCM Headwater Investments. ProbablyMonsters envisions a thriving gaming business that benefits both players and creators.
Vic.ai Inks $50M in Series B
Vic.ai announced $50 million in Series B funding led by Cowboy Ventures, GGV ICONIQ Growth, Capital, and Costanoa Ventures. Vic.ai’s technology combines real-time, autonomous accounting with predictive analytics to improve financial decision-making and return on investment.
Corelight Draws In $75M Series D Round
Corelight announced it has raised $75 million in Series D investment led by Energy Impact Partners, Insight Partners, Accel, H.I.G. Growth Partners, General Catalyst, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, Osage University Partners, Capital One Ventures, and Gaingels. Corelight delivers network evidence to security teams so they can safeguard the world’s most important organizations and businesses.
Botify Grounds $55M Series C
Botify has closed $55 million in Series C funding round. The round was led by InfraVia Growth, Eurazeo, Bpifrance, and Ventech. Botify is a business software firm that helps businesses transform organic search into a reliable, quantifiable, and long-term source of traffic and income.
Disc Medicine Captures $90M Series B Financing
Disc Medicine announced a $90 million Series B financing. The financing was led by OrbiMed, Alexandria Venture Investments, Arix Bioscience, Novo Holdings, Willett Advisors, Janus Henderson Investors, 5AM Ventures, Rock Springs Capital, Nantahala Capital Management, Atlas Venture, and Access Biotechnology. Disc Medicine is a clinical-stage biotechnology firm focused on researching and developing new treatments for severe and chronic hematologic disorders.