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 a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech News for the week ending 10/13 including the NYC startup fundings, NYC startup exits, and NYC Tech events including news for Fakespot, Datalogue, June.ai, and much more…
June.ai, the startup looking to transform the way we interact with email through its communication hub, has raised $1.5M in Pre seed funding. Read our full coverage: June.ai Raises $1.5M to Redefine How You Interact With Email
Kettlebell Kitchen, the meal delivery kit startup for the health conscious, has raised an additional $26.7M in Series B funding from investors that include Spring Bay Ventures and North Castle Partners. Founded in 2013 by Andy Lopez-Gallego, Greg Grossman, and Joe Lopez-Gallego, Kettlebell Kitchen has now raised a total of $29.3M in funding over two funding rounds.
Gotham Therapeutics, the biotech company targeting epitranscriptomic machinery, has raised $54M in funding from investors that include Versant Ventures, SR One, and Forbion Capital Partners.
Handy, the booking platform for household service providers likes maids, handymen, plumbers, etc has been acquired by ANGI Home Services, the publicly-traded parent company to Angie’s List. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Read our full coverage here – Handy Acquired by the Parent Company of Angie’s List
Online freight booking and logistic platform Loadsmart has raised $21.6M in Series A funding from investors that include Chromo Invest and Maersk Growth. Founded by Felipe Capella and Ricardo Salgado in 2014, Loadsmart has now raised a total of $34.7M in funding across three rounds.
Goldbelly, the online platform for food makers and artisans, has raised $15M in funding from Danny Meyers’ strategic investment arm Enlightened Hospitality Investments. Founded by Joe Ariel, Joel Gillman, Trevor Stow, and Vanessa Torrivilla in 2012, Goldbelly has now raised a total of $28.1M in funding across six rounds.
Coord, the mobility data platform that was spun out of Sidewalk Labs, raised $5M in Series A funding from investors that include Alliance Ventures Trucks, Urban.Us, DB Digital Ventures, and Joshua Schachter.
Datalogue, the platform that automates data preparation using AI, has raised an additional $2M in funding reveals a recent SEC filing. Datalogue was founded by Bryan Russett and Tim Delisle in 2016 and had previously raised $2.8M in funding over two rounds with the last round in April. The filing indicates that there were 8 participants in the round. Confirmed investors in previous rounds include Flybridge Capital and Bloomberg Beta.
Real estate transaction platform Landis has raised $2M in Seed funding from investors that include Kima Ventures, Signia Venture Partners, Red Swan Ventures, Graph Ventures, Radical Ventures, Joel Peterson, and Nav Athwal. Landis was founded by Cyril Berdugo (a former VC at Fifth Wall Ventures) and Tom Petit in 2017.
Reply.ai, the customer experience automation platform that uses chatbots, has raised $3.7M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. Founded by Clara de Soto, Erica Mannherz, Omar Pera Mira, and Pablo Perain 2016, Reply.AI previously raised $1.4M in funding from investors that include TransCosmos and R/GA Accelerator. The filing indicates that there were 9 participants in the round.
Fakespot filters consumer reviews by identifying fake ones. Founded by Saoud Khalifah in 2016, it raised $1.48M in funding as a convertible note according to a recent SEC filing.
According to a recent SEC filing, Fly with Breeze, has raised $775K in a SAFE note offering. The filing reveals that the total offering is for $1.2M and there were 5 participants in the first closing. Aaron Greenwald is listed as an executive.