The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 7/8/23 featuring funding details for Gooten, Steadily, and two other deals representing $77M in new funding that you need to know about.
Steadily – $28.5M
Austin-based Steadily offers landlord insurance to rental property owners. Founded by Darren Nix, Datha Santomieri, and David Tulig in 2020, Steadily has now raised a total of $54.9M in total equity funding and is backed by Clocktower Technology Ventures, Koch Ventures, Matrix Partners, Nine Four Ventures, and Zigg Capital.
Ten Thousand – $21.5M
New York-based Ten Thousand provides innovative training essentials built on simplicity and focus. Founded by Eugenio Labadie and Keith Nowak in 2016, Ten Thousand has now raised a total of $24.5M in total equity funding and is backed by Alfa, Blue Scorpion Investments, Dave Gilboa, Elizabeth Street Ventures, Fernbrook Capital Management LLC, and Provenance.
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Gooten – $11.0M
New York-based Gooten is an automated fulfillment and store operations solution for online stores. Founded by Brian Rainey in 2012, Gooten has now raised a total of $35.5M in total equity funding and is backed by INX International Ink, KEC Ventures, and Tech Pioneers Fund.
WasteFuel – $16.0M
Los Angeles-based WasteFuel is a startup that focuses on turning waste into renewable fuels including green bio-methanol for shipping. Founded by Alejandro Estrada and Trevor Neilson in 2018, WasteFuel has now raised a total of $28.7M in total equity funding and is backed by Aileen Getty, BP Ventures, Guy Oseary, i(x) Net Zero, Maersk Growth, NetJets, Prime Infrastructure Capital, and Time Ventures.