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- Inside Sutter Hill’s remarkable year
Venture capital firm Sutter Hill Ventures keeps a very low profile. But this year, it’s been a standout among firms that have seen large exits, with back-to-back IPOs of portfolio companies Snowflake and Sumo Logic. An early bet on Snowflake, in particular, turned out to be one of the most lucrative in VC history.
- Getaround drives off with $140M
Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Getaround has raised $140 million in a Series E funding round led by PeopleFund. The new financing brings the San Francisco-based company’s total funding to over $540 million.
- Armory raises $40M to commercialize Spinnaker platform
Enterprise software company Armory raised a $40 million Series C funding round led by B Capital. The Silicon Valley company is focused on commercializing Spinnaker, an open-source, multi-cloud software delivery platform developed by Netflix and Google.
- Ori Biotech lands $30M for gene therapy platform
Life science startup Ori Biotech raised $30 million in a Series A funding round led by Northpond Ventures. The London and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey-based company is developing a platform that automates and standardizes manufacturing for cell and gene therapy developers so they can make treatments available more quickly and at a larger scale.
- Kahoot lands $215M for gamified learning
Oslo-based Kahoot, the publicly traded developer of a game-based online learning platform, raised $215 million in a fresh funding round backed by SoftBank.
- Osmind secures $2M for mental health
Osmind, a developer of software and analytics used in providing healthcare to those with treatment-resistant mental health disorders, raised $2 million in a seed funding round. General Catalyst led the financing for the Mountain View-based company, one of several investments in the mental health space the firm has made this year.
- Mexican hospitality startup Casai raises $48M
Mexico-based hospitality startup Casai has landed $48 million in a Series A financing that includes $23 million in equity funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and up to $25 million in debt financing from TriplePoint Capital. The company provides travelers with apartments that include luxury amenities, locally-sourced designs, and high tech features throughout.
- Menlo Microsystems closes $44M Series B
Irvine, California-based Menlo Microsystems, a developer of smart electronic switches that offer energy savings, brought in $44 million in a Series B funding round led by 40 North Ventures.
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- A place for presales: Creating a new sales community
The presales profession is in higher demand than ever. Yet because it’s a relatively lesser-known and loosely defined sales function, it historically hasn’t had many resources. That is, until James Kaikis and Yuji Higashi set out to create them.
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