Daily Fundraising Roundup – October 5, 2021



Of course, we raised $ 100 million; Honor landed $ 70 million; Pandion got $ 30 million

Masterpieces: Masterworks is a New York-based company that sells fractions of shares of works of art to retail investors. Masterworks has raised $ 110 million in Series A funding. The round, which represents the company’s first outside investment, was led by Left Lane Capital, with participation from Galaxy Interactive and Tru Arrow Partners, among others. Read more

Sure: Sure is an insurance infrastructure startup based in Santa Monica, California. Sure has raised $ 100 million in Series C funding co-led by Declaration Partners and Kinnevik, with participation from WndrCo and early backers WR Berkley and Menlo Ventures. Read more

Honor: Honor is a San Francisco-based senior care network and technology platform. Honor raised $ 70 million in Series E financing and $ 300 million in debt financing. Baillie Gifford led the equity financing with participation from previous investors, including funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price, Home Place founders Paul and Lori Hogan, Prosus Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, FMZ Ventures, Rock Springs Capital, Lighthouse Capital Markets, and TriplePoint Capital. Perceptive Advisors led the debt financing with a “significant commitment” from Ares Management funds. Read more

Pandion: Pandion is a Seattle-based online parcel delivery company. Pandion has raised $ 30 million in Series A funding from Bow Capital, Telstra Ventures, Playground Global, Schematic Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures and Innovation Endeavors. Company founder and CEO Scott Ruffin recently spent two years as vice president and head of e-commerce transportation at Walmart eCommerce. Read more

Ordinary actions: Commonstock is a San Francisco-based social investment platform for trades and financial markets. Commonstock has raised $ 25 million in Series A funding led by Coatue, with participation from QED, Floodgate, Upside Ventures, Resolute Ventures and Abstract Ventures, among others. Founder and CEO David McDonough previously spent over six years working at Google on product strategy. Read more

Authorize: Autify is a software test automation platform based in San Francisco and Tokyo. Autify raised $ 10 million in Series A funding. The World Innovation Lab led the round, joined by Uncorrelated Ventures and individual investor Jonathan Siegel. Previous funders Archetype Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Tably also participated. Read more

Memgraph: Memgraph is a London-based platform for real-time streaming graphics applications. Memgraph has raised $ 9.34 million in seed funding led by M12. Heavybit Industries, In-Q-Tel, Counterview Capital, ID4 Ventures and Mundi Ventures also participated in the round. Read more

Podcastle: Podcastle is a Bay Area-based podcast creation platform that aims to help podcasters easily create, edit and distribute production-quality podcasts. Podcastle has raised $ 7 million in funding co-led by RTP Global and Point Nine Capital. Read more

Render.ai: Rendered.ai is a synthetic data company based in Bellevue, Virginia. Rendered.ai has raised $ 6 million in seed funding led by Space Capital, with participation from Congruent Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Union Labs and Uncorrelated Ventures. Read more

Made of air: Made of Air is a Berlin manufacturer of “carbon negative” thermoplastics. Made of Air has raised $ 5.8 million led by a Norwegian family fund focused on sustainability called TD Veen. Other participants in the round include Tuesday Capital, EQT Group and numerous individual investors, including former Google CFO Patrick Pichette. Read more

Hot glue: Hotglue is a Washington, DC-based startup that wants to make it easier for developers to connect to business apps like Salesforce. Hotglue has raised $ 1.5 million in seed funding led by Uncommon Capital and a group of angel investors. Read more

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