With so much going on in the city’s thriving ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News this week including the fundings, exits, and events.
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Gimlet Media, the podcast network, has raised $15M in Series B funding led by Stripes Group in corroboration with Cross Culture Ventures, Betaworks and Emerson Collective. Founders Matthew Lieber and Alex Blumberg have now raised $22.5M for the company.
Whichdoor, the company providing insights into neighborhoods before you relocate, has raised $8M in Series A funding from undisclosed investors for the company’s second round of funding.
Bread, the company introducing pay-over-time solutions, has raised $126M in a Series B round of funding by BoxGroup, Greycroft Partners, Colle Capital Partners, Cue Ball, RRE Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and Menlo Ventures. This is only the company’s second round of funding and they have raised over $140M.
PeerIQ, the data and risk analytics firm, has raised $12M in Series A funding led by TransUnion with participation from John Mack, Uprising Ventures, Macquarie Group and Hearst’s Financial Venture Fund. The company has raised $20.5M in 4 rounds of equity funding.
Universal Standard, the women’s plus sized clothing company, has raised $1.5M in Seed funding by Jason Fiedler and Red Sea Ventures for the company’s first round of funding.
Fruit Street Health, the HIPAA compliant telehealth company, has raised a Venture round of funding of $3M from Jeremy Tucker. The company has raised $8.4M in Venture funding over 2 rounds.
Keemotion, the solution connecting the arena for coaches, leagues, and fans, has raised $3.6M in Series A funding for the company’s fourth round of funding. The round was led by Elysian Park Ventures and included, Blue Equity, Macate Group, CAA Ventures, Evolution Media Capital, David K. Wassong, Mike Dunleavy Jr., Irina Pavlova, Jason Levien, New Jersey Devils, David Blitzer, David Stern, Pincus Capital Management, GO4IT, Guggenheim Baseball Management, LA Dodgers Accelerator with R/GA, Interpublic Group and R/GA Ventures.
Citrus Health, the platform supporting home infusion providers, has raised an undisclosed amount in Seed funding from Dreamit. This marks the company’s first round.
Sawyer, giving your children access to the best classes in your neighborhood, has raised $6M in Series A funding led by Advance Venture Partners with participation coming from Female Founders Fund, Collaborative Fund, 3311 Ventures and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The company has raised $7.5M in 3 rounds of funding.
DocASAP, the company instantly matching client with health care provider, has raised $8.58M in a Series A round of funding from undisclosed investors. Founder, Puneet Maheshwari, has raised 4 rounds for the company.
Navigine, the enterprise platform for precise indoor positioning, has raised $900K in a round of Venture funding from Innovestor. This is the fifth round of funding for founders Oleg Demidov and Alexey Panyov.
Werk, the company rethinking the job board, has raised $2.83M in Seed funding from Social Starts, Precursor Ventures, Better Ventures, Halogen Ventures, Fuel Capital, SoGal and Rethink Impact. The company has raised nearly $4M in their 2 rounds of funding