The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 9/28/2023 featuring funding details for AlphaSense, Stepful, and much more. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
AlphaSense – $150M
AlphaSense, a market intelligence and search platform, has raised $150M in Series E funding from investors that include Viking Global Investors, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, CapitalG, and Bond. Founded by Jack Kokko in 2008, AlphaSense has now raised a total of $770.1M in reported equity funding.
Stepful – $11.8M
Stepful, an online learning platform for the healthcare industry that provides training to those without college degrees for entry-level roles, has raised $11.8M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that there were seven investors in the round. Founded by Carl Madi and Edoardo Serra in 2021, Stepful has now raised a total of $24.3M in reported equity funding.
Atomic’s new PayLink suite is a set of financial tools that enable consumers to connect merchant accounts, streaming services, and recurring bills to their financial institution’s app seamlessly updating their payment methods on file and enabling a one-stop hub for reviewing upcoming expenses. By streamlining the account-switching experience, Paylink makes it easier to switch primary relationships, aligning with the CFPB’s open banking vision.
Yaysay – $8M
Yaysay, an AI-powered discovery-driven shopping ap, has raised $8M in Seed funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Founded by Philip Krim, Lindsay Ferstandig, JD Maresco, and Katie Watts Fitzgibbon in 2023, Yaysay has now raised a total of $10.3M in reported equity funding.
Canvs AI – $15M
Canvs AI, an AI-powered text analysis platform to measure consumer insight, has raised $15M in venture funding led by Fulcrum Equity Partners. Founded by Jared Feldman in 2015, Canvs AI has now raised a total of $22.1M in reported equity funding.
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Pickle – $8.5M
Pickle, a peer-to-peer rental marketplace for clothing, has raised $8.5M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that there were twenty-seven investors in this round and lists Rick Heitzman of Firstmark as a Director. Pickle was founded by Brian McMahon and Julia O’Mara in 2021.
Bandit Running – $14.25M
Bandit Running, an apparel company for runners, has raised $14.25M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $15.5M and there were seven investors in this close. Bandit Running was founded by Nick West and Tim West in 2021.