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Venture Capital

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IMAGE: Nat Friedman, Maverick Carter, Peter Johnson, Elad Gil, Baron Davis & Fidji Simo
DATE: 09/16/2022

COMPANY: @PolyworkApp ๐Ÿค
INVESTORS: Nat Friedman, Maverick Carter, Elad Gil, Daniel Gross, Bungalow Capital Management, Baron Davis, Caffeinated Capital, Fidji Simo & Andreessen Horowitz

ROUND: Series B
AMOUNT: $28,000,000

NOTE: Professional network Polywork raised $28 million in its Series B funding round. Polywork connects professionals for opportunities outside of the traditional 9-5 workday, such as speaking on podcasts, collaborating on side projects, finding beta testers, speaking at events, mentoring, and more. The company provides a space for professionals to express and celebrate their full identities, as well as connect, learn from, and collaborate with other professionals who share their interests.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Polywork #NatFriedman #MaverickCarter #EladGil #DanielGross #BungalowCapitalManagement #BaronDavis #CaffeinatedCapital #FidjiSimo #AndreessenHorowitz #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Nat Friedman, Maverick Carter, Peter Johnson, Elad Gil, Baron Davis & Fidji Simo
DATE: 09/16/2022

COMPANY: @PolyworkApp ๐Ÿค
INVESTORS: Nat Friedman, Maverick Carter, Elad Gil, Daniel Gross, Bungalow Capital Management, Baron Davis, Caffeinated Capital, Fidji Simo & Andreessen Horowitz

ROUND: Series B
AMOUNT: $28,000,000

NOTE: Professional network Polywork raised $28 million in its Series B funding round. Polywork connects professionals for opportunities outside of the traditional 9-5 workday, such as speaking on podcasts, collaborating on side projects, finding beta testers, speaking at events, mentoring, and more. The company provides a space for professionals to express and celebrate their full identities, as well as connect, learn from, and collaborate with other professionals who share their interests.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Polywork #NatFriedman #MaverickCarter #EladGil #DanielGross #BungalowCapitalManagement #BaronDavis #CaffeinatedCapital #FidjiSimo #AndreessenHorowitz #TradedVC
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ACQUISITION
IMAGE: Tawn Kelley
DATE: 09/15/2022

BUYER: GIC & Oak Street
SELLER: STORE Capital Corp. ๐Ÿข

SALE PRICE: $14,000,000,000

NOTE: Singaporean sovereign fund GIC and Oak Street have agreed to acquire REIT STORE Capital Corp. in a deal valued at about $14 billion. Oak Street is a unit of Blue Owl, a net lease investor. The deal is expected to close in Q1 of 2023. STORE Capital is one of the largest and fastest growing net-lease REITs and owns a large, well-diversified portfolio that consists of investments in more than 3,000 property locations across the United States, substantially all of which are profit centers.

HQ: #Scottsdale #Arizona #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #GIC #OakStreet #StoreCapitalCorp #TradedVC

ACQUISITION
IMAGE: Tawn Kelley
DATE: 09/15/2022

BUYER: GIC & Oak Street
SELLER: STORE Capital Corp. ๐Ÿข

SALE PRICE: $14,000,000,000

NOTE: Singaporean sovereign fund GIC and Oak Street have agreed to acquire REIT STORE Capital Corp. in a deal valued at about $14 billion. Oak Street is a unit of Blue Owl, a net lease investor. The deal is expected to close in Q1 of 2023. STORE Capital is one of the largest and fastest growing net-lease REITs and owns a large, well-diversified portfolio that consists of investments in more than 3,000 property locations across the United States, substantially all of which are profit centers.

HQ: #Scottsdale #Arizona #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #GIC #OakStreet #StoreCapitalCorp #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Arun Kirubarajan & Bruno Faviero
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: Magna ๐ŸŒ
INVESTORS: Tiger Global & Tusk Venture Partners, Shima Capital, Circle Ventures, Solana Ventures, Polygon Ventures, Avalanche Labs, Galaxy Labs, Balaji Srinivasan, Ryan Selkis & Steve Aoki

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $15,000,000
VALUATION: $70,000,000

NOTE: Token management platform Magna raised $15 million in its latest funding round. Magna is developing token distribution software to make it easier for protocols, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO), and crypto funds to send and receive tokens, a process that has previously been manual and error-prone.

HQ: #SanFrancisco #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Magna #TigerGlobal #TuskVenturePartners #ShimaCapital #CircleVentures #SolanaVentures #PolygonVentures #AvalancheLabs #GalaxyLabs #BalajiSrinivasan #RyanSelkis #SteveAoki #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Arun Kirubarajan & Bruno Faviero
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: Magna ๐ŸŒ
INVESTORS: Tiger Global & Tusk Venture Partners, Shima Capital, Circle Ventures, Solana Ventures, Polygon Ventures, Avalanche Labs, Galaxy Labs, Balaji Srinivasan, Ryan Selkis & Steve Aoki

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $15,000,000
VALUATION: $70,000,000

NOTE: Token management platform Magna raised $15 million in its latest funding round. Magna is developing token distribution software to make it easier for protocols, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAO), and crypto funds to send and receive tokens, a process that has previously been manual and error-prone.

HQ: #SanFrancisco #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Magna #TigerGlobal #TuskVenturePartners #ShimaCapital #CircleVentures #SolanaVentures #PolygonVentures #AvalancheLabs #GalaxyLabs #BalajiSrinivasan #RyanSelkis #SteveAoki #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Odell Beckham Jr., Adeel Shams, & Kyler Murray
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @Myna ๐Ÿ“ˆ
INVESTORS: Blizzard the Avalanche Fund, Citizen X, Polygon Studios, Madison Paige Ventures, AAF Management, Spartan Capital, Wave Financial, BluePointe Capital, Eileses Capital, Odell Beckham Jr. & Kyler Murray

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $6,000,000

NOTE: Myna Swap, a new online trading and vaulting platform for sports cards and other collectible hard goods, raised $6 million in its Seed funding round. The company is currently developing its Myna Platform, a digital marketplace for physical goods based on the Avalanche blockchain. Collectors can use Myna Swap to convert their physical products into digital "twins." The tokenized assets can then be bought and sold without having to exchange physical items each time.

HQ: #LosAngeles #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #MynaSwap #BlizzardtheAvalancheFund #CitizenX #PolygonStudios #MadisonPaigeVentures #AAFManagement #SpartanCapital #WaveFinancial #BluePointeCapital #EilesesCapital #OdellBeckhamJr #KylerMurray #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: Odell Beckham Jr., Adeel Shams, & Kyler Murray
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @Myna ๐Ÿ“ˆ
INVESTORS: Blizzard the Avalanche Fund, Citizen X, Polygon Studios, Madison Paige Ventures, AAF Management, Spartan Capital, Wave Financial, BluePointe Capital, Eileses Capital, Odell Beckham Jr. & Kyler Murray

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $6,000,000

NOTE: Myna Swap, a new online trading and vaulting platform for sports cards and other collectible hard goods, raised $6 million in its Seed funding round. The company is currently developing its Myna Platform, a digital marketplace for physical goods based on the Avalanche blockchain. Collectors can use Myna Swap to convert their physical products into digital "twins." The tokenized assets can then be bought and sold without having to exchange physical items each time.

HQ: #LosAngeles #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #MynaSwap #BlizzardtheAvalancheFund #CitizenX #PolygonStudios #MadisonPaigeVentures #AAFManagement #SpartanCapital #WaveFinancial #BluePointeCapital #EilesesCapital #OdellBeckhamJr #KylerMurray #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Kingsley Advani
DATE: 09/16/2022

COMPANY: Allocations ๐Ÿ’ฐ
INVESTORS: Flex Capital, Genesis Accel, Digital Horizon, Whatif Ventures, Garage Syndicate, W5 Group, Edoardo Ermotti & Peter Ko

AMOUNT: $5,000,000
VALUATION: $150,000,000

NOTE: Fintech startup Allocations, which provides APIs to help private fund managers streamline processes, raised $5 million in its latest funding round. Allocations serves a diverse range of managers, from family offices to angel investment groups to venture capital funds, and currently serves 10,000+ private wealth clients. Since its inception three years ago, the company has crossed $1 billion in assets under administration on its platform. 

HQ: #Miami #Florida #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Allocations #FlexCapital #GenesisAccel #DigitalHorizon #WhatifVentures #GarageSyndicate #W5Group #EdoardoErmotti #PeterKo #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: Kingsley Advani
DATE: 09/16/2022

COMPANY: Allocations ๐Ÿ’ฐ
INVESTORS: Flex Capital, Genesis Accel, Digital Horizon, Whatif Ventures, Garage Syndicate, W5 Group, Edoardo Ermotti & Peter Ko

AMOUNT: $5,000,000
VALUATION: $150,000,000

NOTE: Fintech startup Allocations, which provides APIs to help private fund managers streamline processes, raised $5 million in its latest funding round. Allocations serves a diverse range of managers, from family offices to angel investment groups to venture capital funds, and currently serves 10,000+ private wealth clients. Since its inception three years ago, the company has crossed $1 billion in assets under administration on its platform.

HQ: #Miami #Florida #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Allocations #FlexCapital #GenesisAccel #DigitalHorizon #WhatifVentures #GarageSyndicate #W5Group #EdoardoErmotti #PeterKo #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Jake Rubin
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @HaptX_Inc ๐Ÿซณ
INVESTORS: Verizon Ventures, Taylor Frigon, Mason Avenue Investments, Crescent Cove Advisors & Advanced Input Systems

AMOUNT: $23,000,000

NOTE: Haptx, the makers of haptic gloves for use in virtual reality and robotics, raised $23 million in its latest round of funding. With 130 points of tactile feedback per hand, the company's gloves use microfluidic feedback technology to physically displace the user's skin in the same way that a real object would.

HQ: #Seattle #Washington #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #HaptX #VerizonVentures #TaylorFrigon #MasonAvenueInvestments #CrescentCoveAdvisors #AdvancedInputSystems #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: Jake Rubin
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @HaptX_Inc ๐Ÿซณ
INVESTORS: Verizon Ventures, Taylor Frigon, Mason Avenue Investments, Crescent Cove Advisors & Advanced Input Systems

AMOUNT: $23,000,000

NOTE: Haptx, the makers of haptic gloves for use in virtual reality and robotics, raised $23 million in its latest round of funding. With 130 points of tactile feedback per hand, the company's gloves use microfluidic feedback technology to physically displace the user's skin in the same way that a real object would.

HQ: #Seattle #Washington #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #HaptX #VerizonVentures #TaylorFrigon #MasonAvenueInvestments #CrescentCoveAdvisors #AdvancedInputSystems #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Ashray Malhotra, Nisheeth Lahoti & Shivam Mangla
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @RephraseAI ๐Ÿ—ฃ
INVESTORS: Red Ventures, Silver Lake & 8VC

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $10,600,000

NOTE: Rephrase.ai, a self-described synthetic media production platform, raised $10.6 million in its Series A funding round. A customer can use Rephrase's platform to choose an avatar, background, and voice, as well as enter text for the avatar to recite. The video can then be exported for use in sales tools.

HQ: #SanFrancisco #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Rephraseai #RedVentures #SilverLake #8VC #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Ashray Malhotra, Nisheeth Lahoti & Shivam Mangla
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @RephraseAI ๐Ÿ—ฃ
INVESTORS: Red Ventures, Silver Lake & 8VC

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $10,600,000

NOTE: Rephrase.ai, a self-described synthetic media production platform, raised $10.6 million in its Series A funding round. A customer can use Rephrase's platform to choose an avatar, background, and voice, as well as enter text for the avatar to recite. The video can then be exported for use in sales tools.

HQ: #SanFrancisco #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Rephraseai #RedVentures #SilverLake #8VC #TradedVC
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IPO
IMAGE: Kevin Hogan
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Corebridge Financial ๐ŸŒ ~ TICKER: CRBG
BOOKRUNNERS: J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, BofA Securities, Citi, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Evercore ISI, HSBC, Jefferies, Mizuho Securities, PNC Capital Markets, SMBC Nikko & Wells Fargo Securities

AMOUNT: $1,700,000,000

EXCHANGE: NYSE

NOTE: Corebridge Financial, a spin-off of AIG's retirement services and life insurance operations, raised $1.7 billion in its IPO, making it the largest IPO of the year, ahead of private equity firm TPG which raised $1 billion in January. The company claims to be one of the largest providers of retirement solutions and insurance products in the United States, describing its market as having long-term secular trends due to an aging U.S. population and a growing need for retirement solutions. Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Life Insurance, and Institutional Markets are the company's four main business lines.

HQ: #Houston #Texas #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #CorebridgeFinancial #JPMorgan #MorganStanley #PiperSandler #BofASecurities #CitiGoldmanSachs #BNPParibas #DeutscheBank #EvercoreISI #HSBC #Jefferies #MizuhoSecurities #PNCCapitalMarkets #SMBCNikko #WellsFargoSecurities #TradedVC

IPO
IMAGE: Kevin Hogan
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Corebridge Financial ๐ŸŒ ~ TICKER: CRBG
BOOKRUNNERS: J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, BofA Securities, Citi, Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Evercore ISI, HSBC, Jefferies, Mizuho Securities, PNC Capital Markets, SMBC Nikko & Wells Fargo Securities

AMOUNT: $1,700,000,000

EXCHANGE: NYSE

NOTE: Corebridge Financial, a spin-off of AIG's retirement services and life insurance operations, raised $1.7 billion in its IPO, making it the largest IPO of the year, ahead of private equity firm TPG which raised $1 billion in January. The company claims to be one of the largest providers of retirement solutions and insurance products in the United States, describing its market as having long-term secular trends due to an aging U.S. population and a growing need for retirement solutions. Individual Retirement, Group Retirement, Life Insurance, and Institutional Markets are the company's four main business lines.

HQ: #Houston #Texas #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #CorebridgeFinancial #JPMorgan #MorganStanley #PiperSandler #BofASecurities #CitiGoldmanSachs #BNPParibas #DeutscheBank #EvercoreISI #HSBC #Jefferies #MizuhoSecurities #PNCCapitalMarkets #SMBCNikko #WellsFargoSecurities #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Chet Kittleson, Molly Braunig & Max Blumen
DATE: 09/13/2022

COMPANY: @Far_Homes ๐Ÿ˜
INVESTORS: PSL Ventures, Glenn Kelman & Evan Moore

AMOUNT: $2,250,000

NOTE: Far Homes, a startup that focuses on buying and selling real estate in foreign markets, raised $2.25 million in its latest funding round. The startup operates an online listings portal for buying and selling homes in Mexico, with plans to expand into new market geographies in the future. It collaborated with property management companies and real estate agents across the country to catalog more than 230 properties for sale. The majority of the properties are in vacation areas and range from beachfront mansions to single-bedroom condos. Prices range from $100,000 to $3.6 million.

HQ: #Seattle #Washington #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #FarHomes #PSLVentures #GlennKelman #EvanMoore #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Chet Kittleson, Molly Braunig & Max Blumen
DATE: 09/13/2022

COMPANY: @Far_Homes ๐Ÿ˜
INVESTORS: PSL Ventures, Glenn Kelman & Evan Moore

AMOUNT: $2,250,000

NOTE: Far Homes, a startup that focuses on buying and selling real estate in foreign markets, raised $2.25 million in its latest funding round. The startup operates an online listings portal for buying and selling homes in Mexico, with plans to expand into new market geographies in the future. It collaborated with property management companies and real estate agents across the country to catalog more than 230 properties for sale. The majority of the properties are in vacation areas and range from beachfront mansions to single-bedroom condos. Prices range from $100,000 to $3.6 million.

HQ: #Seattle #Washington #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #FarHomes #PSLVentures #GlennKelman #EvanMoore #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Luna Ray
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @BloomCommunityApp ๐Ÿ“ฑ
INVESTORS: Tuesday Capital, YCombinator, Precursor Ventures, Behind Genius Ventures, Claire Hughes Johnson & Nate Mitchell

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $2,500,000

NOTE: Bloom Community, a new app that helps members of queer and ethically non-monogamous communities build connections and relationships and find events, raised $2.5 million in its Seed funding round. The app will be serving the LGBTQ+ and ethically non-monogamous communities of Portland beginning this month. To learn more about Bloom visit www.joinbloom.community.

HQ: #Oakland #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #BloomCommunity #TuesdayCapital #YCombinator #PrecursorVentures #BehindGeniusVentures #ClaireHughesJohnson #NateMitchell #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Luna Ray
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @BloomCommunityApp ๐Ÿ“ฑ
INVESTORS: Tuesday Capital, YCombinator, Precursor Ventures, Behind Genius Ventures, Claire Hughes Johnson & Nate Mitchell

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $2,500,000

NOTE: Bloom Community, a new app that helps members of queer and ethically non-monogamous communities build connections and relationships and find events, raised $2.5 million in its Seed funding round. The app will be serving the LGBTQ+ and ethically non-monogamous communities of Portland beginning this month. To learn more about Bloom visit www.joinbloom.community.

HQ: #Oakland #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #BloomCommunity #TuesdayCapital #YCombinator #PrecursorVentures #BehindGeniusVentures #ClaireHughesJohnson #NateMitchell #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Benjamin Rollert
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Composer ๐Ÿ“ˆ
INVESTORS: Left Lane Capital, Not Boring Capital, First Round Capital, Draft Ventures & Basecamp Fund

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $6,000,000

NOTE: Composer Technologies, the US focused automated investing platform, raised $6 million in its Seed funding round. Composer provides users with the ability to create, backtest, and invest in strategies through the use of a beautifully designed no-code editor. An in-house investment team draws inspiration from academic research and the work of well-known investment funds to create templates that can be used as-is or customized with the click of a button. Each strategy is subjected to a rigorous screening process.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Composer #LeftLaneCapital #NotBoringCapital #FirstRoundCapital #DraftVentures #BasecampFund #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Benjamin Rollert
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Composer ๐Ÿ“ˆ
INVESTORS: Left Lane Capital, Not Boring Capital, First Round Capital, Draft Ventures & Basecamp Fund

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $6,000,000

NOTE: Composer Technologies, the US focused automated investing platform, raised $6 million in its Seed funding round. Composer provides users with the ability to create, backtest, and invest in strategies through the use of a beautifully designed no-code editor. An in-house investment team draws inspiration from academic research and the work of well-known investment funds to create templates that can be used as-is or customized with the click of a button. Each strategy is subjected to a rigorous screening process.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Composer #LeftLaneCapital #NotBoringCapital #FirstRoundCapital #DraftVentures #BasecampFund #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Jeffrey Hull
DATE: 09/13/2022

COMPANY: SavvyFi ๐Ÿ’ฐ
INVESTOR: Aligned Partners

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $4,900,000

NOTE: SavvyFi, a fintech platform that makes college savings and student loan repayment plans accessible and a benefit for employees, raised $4.9 million in its Series A round of funding. The platform enables employers to provide college savings and student loan benefits to their employees. The product also includes cashback and crowdfunding features.

HQ: #Nashville #Tennessee #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #SavvyFi #AlignedPartners #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Jeffrey Hull
DATE: 09/13/2022

COMPANY: SavvyFi ๐Ÿ’ฐ
INVESTOR: Aligned Partners

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $4,900,000

NOTE: SavvyFi, a fintech platform that makes college savings and student loan repayment plans accessible and a benefit for employees, raised $4.9 million in its Series A round of funding. The platform enables employers to provide college savings and student loan benefits to their employees. The product also includes cashback and crowdfunding features.

HQ: #Nashville #Tennessee #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #SavvyFi #AlignedPartners #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Nicole Brodeur, Matthew de Gruyter & Alex Payne
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @NextLevelBurger ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒฑ
INVESTORS: Nicole Brodeur & Alex Payne

AMOUNT: $20,000,000

NOTE: Plant-based fast-food restaurant Next Level Burger raised $20 million in its latest funding round. The funding will assist the quick-service restaurant chain in reaching its goal of opening 1,000 locations. There are currently nine Next Level Burger locations in Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado, Texas, and New York.

HQ: #Bend #Oregon #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #NextLevelBurger #NicoleBrodeur #AlexPayne #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Nicole Brodeur, Matthew de Gruyter & Alex Payne
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @NextLevelBurger ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒฑ
INVESTORS: Nicole Brodeur & Alex Payne

AMOUNT: $20,000,000

NOTE: Plant-based fast-food restaurant Next Level Burger raised $20 million in its latest funding round. The funding will assist the quick-service restaurant chain in reaching its goal of opening 1,000 locations. There are currently nine Next Level Burger locations in Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado, Texas, and New York.

HQ: #Bend #Oregon #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #NextLevelBurger #NicoleBrodeur #AlexPayne #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Magnus Larsson
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @MajorityOfficial ๐Ÿ’ณ 
INVESTORS: Valar Ventures & Heartcore Capital

ROUND: Series B
AMOUNT: $37,500,000

NOTE: Majority, a mobile bank for migrants, raised $37.5 million in its Series B funding round. Majority makes money by charging a $5.99 monthly membership fee. It provides bank accounts, debit cards, community discounts, free international money transfers, and reduced international calling rates. The company did not provide revenue figures, other than to say that revenue has increased 5x and monthly transaction value has increased 4x in the last year.

HQ: #Stockholm #Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช 

#VentureCapital #Majority #ValarVentures #HeartcoreCapital #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Magnus Larsson
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @MajorityOfficial ๐Ÿ’ณ
INVESTORS: Valar Ventures & Heartcore Capital

ROUND: Series B
AMOUNT: $37,500,000

NOTE: Majority, a mobile bank for migrants, raised $37.5 million in its Series B funding round. Majority makes money by charging a $5.99 monthly membership fee. It provides bank accounts, debit cards, community discounts, free international money transfers, and reduced international calling rates. The company did not provide revenue figures, other than to say that revenue has increased 5x and monthly transaction value has increased 4x in the last year.

HQ: #Stockholm #Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช

#VentureCapital #Majority #ValarVentures #HeartcoreCapital #TradedVC
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IMAGE: Christian Steinmann & William Li
DATE: 09/07/2022

COMPANY: ClearMotion ๐Ÿš˜
INVESTORS: Nio Capital, BAI Capital, Franklin Templeton, NewView Capital & Acadia Woods Partners

AMOUNT: $39,000,000

NOTE: ClearMotion, a company that aims to make car rides less bumpy and more fun, raised $39 million in its latest funding round. The company made its name by replacing traditional shock absorbers in automobiles with software-controlled actuators. Its software system, in collaboration with vehicle sensors, can predict road surface conditions, which in turn informs its flagship product, an electrohydraulic unit, to counteract road disturbances. ClearMotion, which has been working on external motion cancellation for over a decade, is now introducing in-car 4D motions that coordinate with the vehicle's infotainment system.

HQ: #Boston #Massachusetts #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #ClearMotion #NioCapital #BAICapital #FranklinTempleton #NewViewCapital #AcadiaWoodsPartners #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Christian Steinmann & William Li
DATE: 09/07/2022

COMPANY: ClearMotion ๐Ÿš˜
INVESTORS: Nio Capital, BAI Capital, Franklin Templeton, NewView Capital & Acadia Woods Partners

AMOUNT: $39,000,000

NOTE: ClearMotion, a company that aims to make car rides less bumpy and more fun, raised $39 million in its latest funding round. The company made its name by replacing traditional shock absorbers in automobiles with software-controlled actuators. Its software system, in collaboration with vehicle sensors, can predict road surface conditions, which in turn informs its flagship product, an electrohydraulic unit, to counteract road disturbances. ClearMotion, which has been working on external motion cancellation for over a decade, is now introducing in-car 4D motions that coordinate with the vehicle's infotainment system.

HQ: #Boston #Massachusetts #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #ClearMotion #NioCapital #BAICapital #FranklinTempleton #NewViewCapital #AcadiaWoodsPartners #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Cormac Kinney
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @DiamondStandard.co ๐Ÿ’Ž
INVESTORS: Left Lane & Horizon Kinetics

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $30,000,000

NOTE: Blockchain startup Diamond Standard, which is tokenizing diamonds to create a new investable asset class, raised $30 million in its Series A funding round. Despite its allure for jewelry, the diamond industry has historically struggled to attract investors, owing to a lack of a uniform system for standardizing the precious gem's value. Diamond Standard intends to change that by creating Ethereum-based tokens backed by physical diamonds and tradeable on multiple exchanges.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #DiamondStandard #LeftLane #HorizonKinetics #TradedVC

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IMAGE: Cormac Kinney
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: @DiamondStandard.co ๐Ÿ’Ž
INVESTORS: Left Lane & Horizon Kinetics

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $30,000,000

NOTE: Blockchain startup Diamond Standard, which is tokenizing diamonds to create a new investable asset class, raised $30 million in its Series A funding round. Despite its allure for jewelry, the diamond industry has historically struggled to attract investors, owing to a lack of a uniform system for standardizing the precious gem's value. Diamond Standard intends to change that by creating Ethereum-based tokens backed by physical diamonds and tradeable on multiple exchanges.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #DiamondStandard #LeftLane #HorizonKinetics #TradedVC
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FUND
IMAGE: Mike Forde, Mia Hamm, Grant Hill, Jim Miller, Mark Affolter, Michael Lynton, Lionel Richie, John Skipper & Mark Teixeira
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: Ares Management Corporation ๐ŸŒ
FUND NAME: SME

AMOUNT: $3,700,000,000

NOTE: Ares Management Corporation, a leading global alternative investment manager, raised $3.7 billion in dedicated capital to invest solely in sports leagues, teams, and franchises, as well as media and entertainment companies. Ares Sports, Media, and Entertainment Finance (SME) is Aresโ€™ inaugural fund focused on the sector. To date, SME has committed capital to 19 portfolio companies, which represents approximately $1 billion of opportunities across the sports, media, and entertainment landscape, including debt and/or equity investments in Atlรฉtico Madrid, the San Diego Padres, McLaren Racing, and Inter Miami CF.

HQ: #LosAngeles #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #AresManagementCorporation #SME #TradedVC

FUND
IMAGE: Mike Forde, Mia Hamm, Grant Hill, Jim Miller, Mark Affolter, Michael Lynton, Lionel Richie, John Skipper & Mark Teixeira
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: Ares Management Corporation ๐ŸŒ
FUND NAME: SME

AMOUNT: $3,700,000,000

NOTE: Ares Management Corporation, a leading global alternative investment manager, raised $3.7 billion in dedicated capital to invest solely in sports leagues, teams, and franchises, as well as media and entertainment companies. Ares Sports, Media, and Entertainment Finance (SME) is Aresโ€™ inaugural fund focused on the sector. To date, SME has committed capital to 19 portfolio companies, which represents approximately $1 billion of opportunities across the sports, media, and entertainment landscape, including debt and/or equity investments in Atlรฉtico Madrid, the San Diego Padres, McLaren Racing, and Inter Miami CF.

HQ: #LosAngeles #California #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #AresManagementCorporation #SME #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: David Simonarson & Asgeir Visir
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @SmittenDating ๐Ÿ’˜
INVESTORS: Makers Fund, Possible Ventures & Wonder Invest

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $10,000,000

NOTE: Smitten, a dating app for Gen Z and Centennials, raised $10 million in its Series A funding round. Smitten matches people in an unusual way. As the app shows you different profiles, you can play games to get to know the person better. You can like the person and initiate a match if you like the answers they gave to the questions. Smitten is currently the most popular dating app in Iceland and the second most popular in Denmark.

HQ: #Reykjavik #Iceland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ

#VentureCapital #Smitten #MakersFund #PossibleVentures #WonderInvest #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: David Simonarson & Asgeir Visir
DATE: 09/15/2022

COMPANY: @SmittenDating ๐Ÿ’˜
INVESTORS: Makers Fund, Possible Ventures & Wonder Invest

ROUND: Series A
AMOUNT: $10,000,000

NOTE: Smitten, a dating app for Gen Z and Centennials, raised $10 million in its Series A funding round. Smitten matches people in an unusual way. As the app shows you different profiles, you can play games to get to know the person better. You can like the person and initiate a match if you like the answers they gave to the questions. Smitten is currently the most popular dating app in Iceland and the second most popular in Denmark.

HQ: #Reykjavik #Iceland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ

#VentureCapital #Smitten #MakersFund #PossibleVentures #WonderInvest #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: @ScottBelsky, Brian Levine, Chelsea Hirschhorn & Kate Ryder
DATE: 09/21/2022

COMPANY: @NodalHealth ๐Ÿ‘ถ
INVESTORS: Amplo, Scott Belsky, Chelsea Hirschhorn, Kate Ryder, Great Oaks Ventures Capital & Interplay Venture Capital

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $4,700,000

NOTE: Nodal, a surrogacy-matching startup, raised $4.7 million in its Seed funding round. Similar to some dating apps, Nodal encourages surrogates to connect with intended parents via its tech platform, and provides educational and support tools to both parties. Users pay $500 per month to create a profile on the company's platform, which surrogates then browse. A match costs $6,000. All users are screened through a process that includes background checks and live interviews.

HQ: #Cambridge #Massachusetts #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Nodal #Amplo #ScottBelsky #ChelseaHirschhorn #KateRyder #GreatOaksVenturesCapital #InterplayVentureCapital #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: @ScottBelsky, Brian Levine, Chelsea Hirschhorn & Kate Ryder
DATE: 09/21/2022

COMPANY: @NodalHealth ๐Ÿ‘ถ
INVESTORS: Amplo, Scott Belsky, Chelsea Hirschhorn, Kate Ryder, Great Oaks Ventures Capital & Interplay Venture Capital

ROUND: Seed
AMOUNT: $4,700,000

NOTE: Nodal, a surrogacy-matching startup, raised $4.7 million in its Seed funding round. Similar to some dating apps, Nodal encourages surrogates to connect with intended parents via its tech platform, and provides educational and support tools to both parties. Users pay $500 per month to create a profile on the company's platform, which surrogates then browse. A match costs $6,000. All users are screened through a process that includes background checks and live interviews.

HQ: #Cambridge #Massachusetts #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Nodal #Amplo #ScottBelsky #ChelseaHirschhorn #KateRyder #GreatOaksVenturesCapital #InterplayVentureCapital #TradedVC
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RAISE
IMAGE: Dr. Dina Radenkovic
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Gameto ๐Ÿคฐ
INVESTORS: Insight Partners, Future Ventures, Arcadia Investment Partners, Bold Capital Partners, Plum Alley, Myelin VC, TA Ventures, Gaingels & Korify Capital

AMOUNT: $17,000,000

NOTE: Gameto, a biotechnology company using cell engineering to develop therapeutics for diseases of the female reproductive system, raised $17 million in its latest funding round. Gameto has three sequenced programs. The first program, Fertilo, is a biologic for IVF and egg freezing, aiming to make the process shorter, safer, and more effective. The following programs include Deovo, an organoid of the female reproductive system, and Ameno, a cell-based therapeutic to ameliorate the health consequences of primary ovarian insufficiency and menopause.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Gameto #InsightPartners #FutureVentures #ArcadiaInvestmentPartners #BoldCapitalPartners #PlumAlley #MyelinVC #TAVentures #Gaingels #KorifyCapital #TradedVC

RAISE
IMAGE: Dr. Dina Radenkovic
DATE: 09/14/2022

COMPANY: Gameto ๐Ÿคฐ
INVESTORS: Insight Partners, Future Ventures, Arcadia Investment Partners, Bold Capital Partners, Plum Alley, Myelin VC, TA Ventures, Gaingels & Korify Capital

AMOUNT: $17,000,000

NOTE: Gameto, a biotechnology company using cell engineering to develop therapeutics for diseases of the female reproductive system, raised $17 million in its latest funding round. Gameto has three sequenced programs. The first program, Fertilo, is a biologic for IVF and egg freezing, aiming to make the process shorter, safer, and more effective. The following programs include Deovo, an organoid of the female reproductive system, and Ameno, a cell-based therapeutic to ameliorate the health consequences of primary ovarian insufficiency and menopause.

HQ: #NewYork #NewYork #UnitedStates

#VentureCapital #Gameto #InsightPartners #FutureVentures #ArcadiaInvestmentPartners #BoldCapitalPartners #PlumAlley #MyelinVC #TAVentures #Gaingels #KorifyCapital #TradedVC
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