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.
Daily Harvest, the superfood delivery service, has raised $43M in Series B funding from investors that include Lightspeed Venture Partners and VMG Partners. Founded by Rachel Drori in 2015, the company has now raised three rounds of funding.
Ample Hills Creamery, has raised $8M in Series A funding led by Rosecliff Ventures with participation from Bullish, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, RiverPark Ventures, The Allana Group, and Charles Cohen. The Brooklyn-based company was founded by Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna in 2011.
According to a recent SEC filing, YouNow, the first live video social network, has raised $6.4M in additional funding in what appears to be a bridge round. The company was founded by Adi Sideman in 2011 and is backed by investors that include Venrock, Union Square Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Upstage Ventures, Tipalti, and KRW Schindler.
According to a recent SEC filing, ROI Influencer Media, the influencer marketing platform founded by Seth Kean in 2014, has raised $1M in funding.
Habidatum, property risk management and an analytical marketplace for data carriers, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series A funding for the company’s second round of funding.
Loyyal, the platform that uses blockchain and smart contract technology to provide loyalty and rewards network infrastructure, has raised $2.3M in funding from REFFIND LTD. Founded by Gregory Simon, Sean Dennis, and Shannon Code, the company has now raised a reported total of $5M over four rounds.
Common, the collective co-living company, has raised a $40M Series C round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Founded by Brad Hargreaves in 2015, Common has now raised a total of $63.35M over four rounds.
Lemonade, the platform for securing homeowners and renters insurance that uses ai and behavorial economics, has raised $120M in Series C funding from investors that include Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, GV, SoftBank, and Tusk Ventures. Founded by Daniel Schreiber and Shai Wininger in 2015, the company has now raised a total of $180M over five rounds.
iCapital Network, the platform providing access to alternative investments founded by Dan Vene and Nick Veronis in 2013, has raised $11.77M in additional funding according to a recent SEC filing. Previously the company has raised $24.25M in reported funding from investors that include Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, BlackRock, Pivot Investment Partners, Panorama Point Partners, BNY Mellon, Intralinks, and UBS Financial Services.
The Nue Co., the supplement ecommerce service using food that was founded by Juliana Miller in 2016, has received $1.5M in seed funding from Morningside Group.
According to a recent SEC filing, Timber, the cloud-based logging system for developers and applications founded by Ben Johnson and Zach Sherman in 2016, has raised $2.28M.