Konect.ai Secures $5.5M Seed Investment from Silverton Partners

Konect.ai, a pioneering SaaS company at the forefront of conversational AI technology for the automotive retail industry, is thrilled to announce a $5.5 million seed investment from Silverton Partners, a prominent venture capital firm based in Austin, Texas. This investment will fuel Konect.ai’s mission to transform the way auto dealerships and auto tech companies engage with their customers … Read more

Stoke Space Announces $100 Million in New Investment

Stoke Space, the rocket company building the world’s most efficient fully and rapidly reusable rocket, announced today $100 million in new Series B investment to drive continued growth and innovation. This investment more than doubles the company’s total funding, which now sits at $175 million. The company also announced the official name of its first rocket: Nova. The funding round was … Read more

Brillio Announces Investment by The Orogen Group

Brillio, a leading digital transformation services and solutions provider, today announced a significant milestone in its growth journey with the addition of The Orogen Group (“Orogen”) as a strategic investor. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. The investment brings with it Orogen’s extensive strategic and operational experience, as Brillio continues to expand its capabilities … Read more

Anthropic Secures $100M from SK Telecom to Build LLM for Telcos

Anthropic PBC, a pioneering artificial intelligence startup and public-benefit corporation headquartered in the United States, has secured a significant investment of $100 million from SK Telecom, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company. This noteworthy collaboration comes as a result of Anthropic’s previous engagement with SK Telecom Venture Capital (SKTVC), the venture capital arm of SK Telecom … Read more

Treehouse Secures $10M to Bring EV Chargers Into Homes

Treehouse, an electrification company that delivers turnkey installations for home EV charging, today announced $10M in funding. The round is led by Montage Ventures and Trucks Venture Capital, with participation from CarMax, Assurant Ventures, Acrew Capital, Gutter Capital, Detroit Venture Partners, Holman, and Automotive Ventures. The funds will be used to expand Treehouse’s Installation-as-a-Service offering to more … Read more

LightForce Orthodontics Secures $80 Million Series D Funding

LightForce Orthodontics, makers of the world’s first fully personalized 3D printed braces system, today announced it raised an $80 million Series D round led by Ally Bridge Group. Transformation Capital, and CareCapital. Omega Venture Partners, Matter Venture Partners, and the American Association of Orthodontics also participated in the round, as did existing LightForce investors, including Kleiner Perkins, Tyche Partners, and Matrix Partners. With the funding, LightForce will … Read more

Inworld AI Raises $500 Million in Funding to Accelerate Development of AI-Powered Virtual Characters

Inworld AI, the renowned Character Engine for games and interactive experiences, has successfully secured new funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, propelling the company’s valuation to over $500 million. The funding round also saw participation from prestigious investors such as Stanford University, Samsung Next, Microsoft’s M12 fund, First Spark Ventures co-founded by Eric Schmidt, and LG … Read more

Glendower Capital Raises US$5.8 Billion

Glendower Capital, CVC’s secondaries platform, is pleased to announce the final close of its fifth global secondary private equity fund, Glendower Capital Secondary Opportunities Fund V (“SOF V”). Glendower has raised aggregate capital commitments of US$5.8 billion for the SOF V program to deploy in the secondary market. SOF V is the first fund closed … Read more

Partful’s £2.4M Funding Round to Fuel Development of AI-Powered Aftermarket Platform

Partful, a leading aftermarket technology specialist, has successfully raised £2.4M in funding to accelerate the development of its revolutionary 3D parts Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. This platform is revolutionizing the approach to the global aftermarket, which is valued at $400BN. The funding round was led by Par Equity, with active participation from US-based Blumberg Capital. This … Read more

Protect AI Raises $35M in Series A Funding to Safeguard AI and ML Systems

Protect AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) security company, has successfully closed a $35M Series A funding round. The funding was led by Evolution Equity Partners, with active participation from Salesforce Ventures and existing investors, including Acrew Capital, boldstart ventures, Knollwood Capital, and Pelion Ventures. To date, Protect AI has raised … Read more

Industry Veterans Launch InsurTech Modives, Close $3M Seed Round

Combining decades of accumulated experience in the insurance space, five industry vets today announced the formation of Modives—a new venture delivering automation to alleviate a painful and time-consuming process for property managers and auto dealers: insurance verification. “One of the pain points for both selling cars and renting properties is that verifying insurance takes too … Read more

Affinity Acquires Opinary to Expand Global Presence in Europe

Affinity Global Inc, a globally-diversified ad tech firm that provides privacy-friendly advertising solutions and SaaS platforms, has announced its acquisition of Opinary, a Berlin-based consumer engagement focused media tech company. This strategic move solidifies Affinity’s commitment to expanding its global presence in Europe and further strengthening its position in the Ad-Tech industry, while also paving … Read more

Offsite Raises $3 Million To Reconnect Remote and Hybrid Companies

Offsite, the marketplace and tech-enabled services provider saving time, money, and stress for remote and hybrid companies planning team retreats, today announced it has raised $3 million to help create more connected workforces through in-person experiences. Since launching in 2021, Offsite has planned hundreds of team retreats in over 15 countries for clients ranging from hospitals to … Read more

SOS Secures $7.6M in Funding, Supported by Wasserman Ventures and Urban Us Capital

SOS, the female-founded company that is redefining wellness on the go through a fast-growing network of smart vending machines, is announcing $7.6 million in funding in two separate strategic partnerships: a $2.6 million investment round supported by Wasserman Ventures and $5 million round led by Urban Us Capital to support machine production and expansion. Through these partnerships, SOS will leverage the investment to expand into sports arenas, … Read more

Arkon Energy Bolsters Global Expansion with $26 Million Capital Raise

Arkon Energy Pty Ltd (Arkon), a global data center infrastructure company, today announced the successful completion of a $26 million capital raise with new funding being provided by Sandton Capital Partners, a global credit-oriented asset manager and participation from JGB Management, an existing lender to Arkon. The investment into Arkon is set to bolster the company’s strategic … Read more

Decentralized Identity Startup Intuition Raises $4M in Funding Round

Intuition, a decentralized infrastructure provider, has successfully raised $4 million in a seed round led by Superscrypt. The funding comes as Intuition prepares for the public launch of its protocol and first applications later this year. Intuition’s groundbreaking platform enables users to create attestations about any subject and store the information in a manner that … Read more