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 the things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News for the holiday-shortened week ending 2/3 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC startup events featuring news for Attune, Binit, and much, much more.
Benepass – $20M
Benepass, a flexible benefits platform, has raised $20M in Venture funding led by Portage Ventures and Clocktower Technology Ventures. Founded by Jaclyn Chen, Kabir Soorya, and Mark Fischer in 2019, Benepass has now raised a total of $34.7M in reported equity funding.
GovDash – $10.3M
GovDash, an AI-powered proposal solution for government contractors, has raised $10.3M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $11.9M and there were twenty-one investors in this close. GovDash was founded by Sean Doherty and Curtis Mason in 2021. The company participated in the Y Combinator Winter 2022 batch.
BinIt – $6.2M
BinIt, an imaging and vision platform for the recycling and waste management industries that helps identify hazard materials, has raised $6.2M in Seed funding led by Shine Capital. BinIt was founded by Ajit Akole, James Bollas, Ketan Jog, and Raghav Mecheri in 2019.
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Betty – $5M
Betty, a female-focused online casino, has raised $5M in Venture funding led by CEAS Investments. Founded by Justin Park, Jordan Tuch, Annie Zeng, Chavdar Dimitrov, and Vlad Pavlov in 2022, Betty has now raised a total of $11.8M in reported equity funding.
Attune – $2.25M
Attune, a banking engagement platform, has raised $2.25M in Seed funding led by Tribeca Early Stage Partners. Attune was founded by AK Patel, Kishore Neelamegam, and Philip Gem George in 2019.
Indemn – $1.9M
Indemn, a conversational AI platform for self-serve insurance experiences, has raised $1.9M in Pre-Seed funding led by Markd. Indemn was founded by Kyle Geoghan and Patrick Daly in 2021.
C16 Biosciences – $1M
C16 Biosciences, a startup focused on developing a sustainable palm oil alternative, has raised $1M in Venture funding led by Elemental Excelerator. Founded by David Heller, Harry McNamara, and Shara Ticku in 2018, C16 Biosciences has now raised a total of $30M in reported equity funding.