The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 10/2/2023 featuring funding details for Kafene, OneChronos, and much more. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Kafene – $12.6M
Kafene, a point-of-sale financing platform for lease-to-own agreements, has raised $12.6M as a Series B Extension funding led by Third Prime. Founded by Neal Desai, James Schuler, and Roland Jeon in 2019, Kafene has now raised a total of $74.6M in reported equity funding.
OneChronos – $40M
OneChronos, a smart markets infrastructure platform to match orders for institutional investors, has raised $40M in Series B funding led by Addition. Founded by Kelly Littlepage and Stephen Johnson in 2015, OneChronos has now raised a total of $49.3M in reported equity funding.
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T-REX – $10M
T-REX, the software solutions provider and data management platform for complex financial assets focused on project finance and structured credit markets, has raised $10M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the round comes from seven investors. Founded by Benjamin Cohen in 2012, T-REX has now raised a total of $90M in reported equity funding.
Knaq – $320K
Knaq, a real-time equipment monitoring platform for transit providers, has raised $320K in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing does not include a total offering amount but indicates that this close came from four investors. Founded by Brian Carey and Tom Capotorto in 2015, Knaq has now raised a total of $395K in reported equity funding.
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