Tagged: seed funding

Indiegogo Success SuperMeat Secures $3 Million During Seed Funding Round & Forms Partnership With PHW

Less than two years after securing $230,000 through its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Israeli biotech and food-tech startup SuperMeat has raised $3 million through its seeds funding round and has formed a strategic partnership with PHW, one of Europe’s largest poultry producers, and an equity investor in… Read More

UK Fintech MishiPay Raises £1.6 Million Through Seed Round Led By Nauta capital

UK-based fintech MishiPay announced on Friday it has secured £1.65 million during its Seed funding round, which was led by London based pan-European venture capital Nauta Capital. Founded in 2015, the company has notably created a theft-proof mobile self-checkout technology that promises to eliminate the checkout line in store. “Mishipay is… Read More

London Insurtech Insurdata Secures More Than $1 Million in Seed Funding

Insurdata, London-based insurtech firm that intelligently captures, enhances, scores and transfers high-resolution, peril-specific exposure and risk data, announced this week it has raised more than $1 million in seed financing from investors including Menlo Ventures, Anthemis Baloise Strategic Ventures and Plug and Play. Insurdata stated it… Read More

Insurtech Startup Coya Secures $10 Million During Seed Funding Round Led By Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

German-based insurtech start-up Coya has reportedly secured $10 million during its latest seed funding round, which was led by Peter Thiel’s fund Valar Ventures with participation from e.ventures and La Famiglia. According to Business Insider, Coya was founded by two veterans of German lender Kreditech and former Vienna Insurance… Read More

Digital Asset-Based Lender InterNex Capital Secures $3.95 Million During Oversubscribed Seed Offering

Digital asset-based lender InterNex Capital (InterNex) announced on Thursday it secured $3.95 million during its recent oversubscribed seed funding round. Founded in May 2015 by former GE Capital senior executives and fintech experts, InterNex’s digital lending platform notably offers small and mid-sized businesses an optimized… Read More

Nigeria Fintech Startup Paystack Secures $1.3M During Seed Funding Round

On Monday, Nigeria-based fintech startup, Paystack, announced it raised $1.3 million during its seed funding round. Those who participated in the round included Tencent, Comcast Ventures, and Singularity Investments. The company, which was founded by Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, is a Y Combinator-backed startup,… Read More

Fintech Company Symend Inc. Secures $1M During First Seed Funding Round

Canadian fintech startup Symend Inc. announced on Thursday it secured $1 million through its first seed funding round. The company revealed that key investors included founding partners and angel investors. Symend stated it would focus initially on helping utility providers, telecoms, and unsecured credit card suppliers recoup… Read More

Kickstarter Success Notion Secures $3.2M During Seed Round Led By XL Innovate

Notion, a home monitoring system that is benefitting from the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) development, announced earlier this month that it has secured $3.2 million during a seed round that was led by XL Innovate. Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm… Read More

Tech Startup Eight Completes $6M Seed Round Following Indiegogo Success

On Wednesday, technology startup Eight (formerly known as Luna) announced it has closed $6 million in seed funding with participation from investors such as Y Combinator, Yunqui Partners, Azure Capital, Cota Capital, Comcast Ventures, Vast Ventures, Stanford University, Galvanize Ventures, Y Combinator partner and Scribd co-founder Jared Friedman. … Read More

Brief: Blockchain Startup Ribbit.me Secures $1.5M During Seed Funding Round Led By Hayaat Group

Ribbit.me, a NY-based blockchain technology startup, announced on Thursday it has successfully raised $1.5 million during a seed funding round which was led by Hayaat Group, an investment company based in Dubai, with Privity FZ LLE acting as advisor. Ribbit.me has reportedly built what’s considered… Read More

India Brief: LoanZen Nabs Seed Funding from Angel Network Tracxn Syndicate

LoanZen Pvt Ltd, which runs P2P lending marketplace LoanZen, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from angel investors through Tracxn Syndicate, an angel network launched by Tracxn, reported VC Circle’s Nishant Sharma. Offering services in Bangalore, LoanZen provides SMEs with unsecured working capital loans against their pending invoices to MNC/listed… Read More

FinTech Startup Income& Secures $2.9 Million; Announces Peer-to-Peer Marketplace PRIMO

Income&, a marketplace investing platform based in San Francisco, announced on Tuesday that it has secured $2.9 million in combined seed funding and capital committed to support company operations. The company is the creator of PRIMO, a low-risk, superior-yielding fixed income product backed by high-quality,… Read More

Wealth Migrate Raises Nearly $4 Million to Expand Global Real Estate Investment Platform

Wealth Migrate, the tenth-largest global real estate crowdfunding platform as reported by research firm Massolution, today announced that it has raised $3.99 million (USD) in a seed round of funding from real estate, technology and other investors. The funds raised will help Wealth Migrate to… Read More

SlamData Raises $3.6M During Seed Funding Round to Build “Tableau” for NoSQL Data

SlamData Inc., commercial developer of the SlamData open source project, today announced the company has raised a significant seed funding round led by True Ventures. The financing will be used to enhance the visual analytics and Enterprise capabilities of the project as well as expand… Read More

Smartphone App STAND Raises $2.25M During Seed Funding Round; Names Twitter’s Co-Founder Biz Stone as Chairman of the Board

On Thursday, photo-friendly smartphone app, STAND,  announced it has raised $2.25 million seed funding round, which was led by Resolute Ventures, with participation from Silicon Valley influencers including Jack Dorsey, Twitter/Square; Greylock Discovery (Josh Elman); Fresco Capital (Tytus Michalski and Stephen Forte); Meng Tan, Google; Doug… Read More

Symbiont “Smart Securities” Technology Secures $1.25M In Seed Funding

Symbiont, one of the creators in smart securities on the blockchain, has secured $1.25M of seed funding. Early investors include Duncan Niederauer, former CEO of the NYSE Euronext; Matt Andresen, founder of the Island ECN and trading head at Citadel; Getco, LLC founders Dan Tierney and Stephen Schuler through Wicklow Capital; Scott Carmilani, Chairman… Read More

MODE, Inc. Debuts Full-featured Cloud Platform; Secures $775,000 During Seed Round

Earlier this week, San Mateo, California startup MODE, Inc., announced the official launch of a platform designed to help developers and emerging brands delivering Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. In addition, the company secured $775,000 in seed funding, led by Metamorphic Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and several angel investors… Read More

Dash Robotics Gets $1.4 Million in Funding Round to Create Animal-Inspired Robot

Dash Robotics, makers of hand-held, bio-inspired robots that are easy and fun for anyone to build, has secured $1.4 million in a round of seed funding led by IronFire Capital. Following the release of its beta robot kit in 2014, which sold out in less than two weeks through… Read More

CTRL+Console Captures $261,000 in Seed Funding

CTRL+Console is an innovative application that turns the iPad into an intuitive, touchscreen remote for many programs, including Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro. Today, the company announced it has raised $261,000, led by Foundry Group and the FG Angel AngelList Syndicate. The funds allows… Read More