Seed Funding

VR company Torch 3D raises $3.5 mln in seed funding

Portland, Oregon-based <b>Torch 3D</b>, provider of an augmented and virtual reality prototyping platform, has raised $3.5 million in an initial seed round …

Venture Capital

Butterfly inks $2.4 mln seed

New York City-based <b>Butterfly</b>, an employee intelligence and management coaching software, has secured $2.4 million in seed funding. <b>Daphni</b> led the …


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October 13, 2017<p>SECRETS & MONEY<p>Happy Friday, Term Sheet readers.<p><b>BAD OUTCOME:</b> <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> published a jaw-dropping story about how a hot …

Venture Capital

Medical transportation startup StanPlus raises seed funding from KStart, others

Hyderabad-based medical transportation startup StanPlus has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7 crore) in seed funding led by KStart Capital, the seed …


SidelineSwap scores $2 mln in seed funding

To:<p>From:<p>Subject: Look at this story on PE HUB<p>Boston-based <b>SidelineSwap</b>, provider of an online marketplace for sports gear and equipment, said it has …

Venture Capital

IBSFINtech Secures an Undisclosed Seed Funding from Shailesh Haribhakti

The company is also in early stage of discussions to raise growth funding of $2-4 million for scaling up operations globally, product research and …


How many Indian startups got funded last quarter?

The number of startups that received angel or seed funding in the three months through September plunged to the lowest level in at least two years as …

Venture Capital

Rooftop Solar Startup Oorjan Raises Seed Funding Led by Globevestor

The seed funding will be used by the startup to scale operations, augment sales efforts and further build their technology advantage.


Fresno, Data-Driven Digital Studio Startup, Raises $8 Million in Seed Funding (EXCLUSIVE)

Fresno founder and CEO Rob Goldberg wants to take some heavy data science and put it to work in producing entertainment — and he’s banked $8 million …


Digital Lending Platform CrediFiable Raises Undisclosed Amount of Seed Funding from Kae Capital

To date, CrediFiable has received more than 1,000 applicants and has tied up with 2 lending partners.


Scooter Rental Startup “Vogo” Scoots Off with Seed Funding

Launches first ever automated scooter rental "Smart Vogo Scooter"

Venture Capital

Mobile hardware lab Nanoport gets $7 million in seed funding

Held at Moscone Center in San Francisco earlier this month, Mobile World Congress Americas was a pretty uninspiring show, but a few interesting startups stood out among the rows and rows of mobile companies. Nanoport was among the more interesting exhibits on the floor, offering up an array of …


LA Metro invests $9M in loan program to build affordable housing near trains, buses

<i>FILE: A housing development sits at the Del Mar station on the Metro Gold Line. Metro has invested $9 million in seed funding to help spur affordable</i> …


12 tech start-ups making it in Manchester

Considered the home of the industrial revolution of the 19th century, Manchester is carving a new future for itself as a major tech hub for the 21st …


Term Sheet -- Thursday, September 14

VENTURE DEALS<p>• <b>TNG Fintech</b><b>,</b> a Hong Kong-based creator of a digital wallet platform, raised $115 million in Series A funding. <b>New Margin Capital</b> led the …

Venture Capital

Meet the three startup winners in this year’s UniSA’s Venture Catalyst Awards

Startups tackling e-health solutions, business management pain points and the future of food purchasing will share in $135,000 in seed funding, after …


Axonius raises $4 million to secure IoT devices in the enterprise

Axonius, an Israeli startup that’s working to secure businesses in the age of the Internet of Things, has announced $4 million in seed funding.<p>The startup’s software is designed to help businesses address a pair of important questions. How many devices are on their corporate network? And, more …

Internet of Things

GetAccept raises $1.6M to help companies close sales leads faster

GetAccept co-founder Mathias Thulin is very familiar with a common problem sales representatives have: they have a great meeting with a potential customer, fire off an email to follow up on that deal and send a thank you note, and then hear nothing back.<p>With all these leads going dark, Thulin and …


Entrepreneurs, don’t fear the seed funding slowdown — it’s a market correction

A few years ago at an incubator demo day, I watched open jawed as a would-be seed investor made funding commitments based solely on 7-minute presentations – without speaking with the team or conducting any due diligence. Investor odds may have been better in Vegas.<p>Silicon Valley has been inundated …

Venture Capital

UNICEF Innovation Fund Call for Data Science & A.I. – Stories of UNICEF Innovation

Are you working in a tech company which has a strong engineering & data-science team? Are you looking for some early-stage funding? If so, and if …

Big Data

Term Sheet -- Tuesday, August 29

THREE THINGS<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>Thank you for the thoughtful feedback, introductions, and a special shout out to those of you who told …

Venture Capital

Brief: Indonesian HR software startup gets seed funding to take on SAP and WorkDay

Synergo CEO and co-founder Domenico Tukiman (L) and CTO and co-founder Rhapsody Budiono (R). Photo credit: Synergo.Jakarta-based Synergo develops a …


Feastfox raises R2.3m from Silicon Valley investors

Stuart Murless, co-founder of Feastfox.<p>Cape Town's eating out mobile app, Feastfox, has closed its angel fundraising round, raising $175 000 (R2.3 …

Silicon Valley

With bold claims about its batteries, Romeo Power closes on $30 million in seed funding

There’s no shortage of battery companies battling with Tesla for market share. Outfits around the world are building out battery capacity to fill the needs of automakers and energy storage developers alike — so much so that overcapacity has led to lower battery prices.<p>Still, a year-old, L.A.-based …


Tapping into a Billion Dollar Opportunity, GoMechanic Secures Seed Funding From Orios Venture Capital

Amit Bhasin and Kushal Karwa who are alumni of IIM Ahmedabad, founded the company in 2016.

Venture Capital

Ed-tech startup Cerebroz raises seed funding

Vadodara-based ed-tech stratup Cerebroz Edutree LLP, which manufactures a device with customised educational content, has raised Rs 4.7 crore (about …


Why Are Fewer Startups Getting Seed Funding Deals From VCs?

Seed funding is the lifeblood of the startup ecosystem. It plants the seeds for companies that might turn into tomorrow’s Airbnb or Uber or WeWork. …

Venture Capital

Finnish learning-game studio Lightneer just scored $5 million in seed funding

Lightneer, the Finnish learning game studio founded by Rovio alums, has just announced $5 million in seed funding. The company which is leading the charge in fun learning (not an oxymoron!), pairs the fun and engagement level of video games with the work of some of the world’s top scientists from …

Venture Capital

Term Sheet -- Tuesday, August 15

OPEN MIC<p>It’s the middle of August, the latest issue of <i>Fortune</i> is finally closed, and I am all out of things to say about the latest wrinkle in Uber’s …

Venture Capital

With $2.5M in seed funding, IOpipe brings monitoring to serverless applications

Serverless applications are all the rage right now — and some companies are even leapfrogging containers to go all-in on services like AWS Lambda and Azure Functions. Unsurprisingly, these services are now spawning their own startup ecosystems. IOpipe, which is coming out of beta today, is an …