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Category: Venture Deals

EdTech Platform Osmosis Raises a $4M Series A To Train Caregivers

Felicis Ventures backs a venture addressing the “impending global crisis” in caregiving. On June 11th, Osmosis announced a $4M Series A led by Felicis Ventures. Billing itself as the Khan Academy of healthcare, the Baltimore-based startup offers educational videos, flashcards, and supplementary materials about healthcare to medical school students. Co-founder Shiv Gaglani says Osmosis is…

Pillar Raises $5.5M to Attack the Student Loan Repayment Problem

Kleiner Perkins craves access to the financial data of highly educated consumers entering the workforce. Last Thursday, Pillar announced a $5.5M seed round led by Kleiner Perkins. The NYC-based startup aims to help students better manage their loans by connecting them with offering them tailored recommendations based on their personal financial conditions and offering to…

Revenue Analytics Raises $11M To Determine How Much You’re Willing to Pay

Noro-Moseley Adds AI-Driven Predictive Pricing To Its Portfolio of Marketing Automation Holdings Last week, Revenue Analytics announced an $11M Series A round led by Noro-Moseley Partners. The Atlanta-based firm combines AI and human expertise to provide pricing recommendations. According to its CEO Dax Dross, Revenue Analytics is planning to use the newly raised fund to…

What Intellimize’s $8M Series A Says About the Future of Split Testing

Why Amplify Partners Believes Personalized Content Authored by AI Will Be The Next Wave of Digital Marketing Innovation On April 23rd, Intellimize announced an $8M Series A round led by Amplify Partners. The San Mateo-based startup aims to use machine learning to optimize websites, thereby increasing revenue and customer acquisition for ecommerce businesses. Intellimize is…

How VCs are Gaining Early Exposure to the Future Boom of Autonomous Vehicles

Phantom Auto’s Raises $13.5M to fuel its commercial vehicle teleoperations Platform. Bessemer Ventures believes that this platform will enable the proliferation of autonomous vehicles. Last Thursday, Phantom Auto announced a $13.5M Series A round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The Mountain View-based startup is a software developer for the teleoperation of autonomous vehicles. Phantom Auto…

Polarr raises $11.5M to Take Aim at Edge Computing Dominance

Why Threshold Ventures is placing a bet on mobile-first enterprise collaboration and cross-platform edge computing Last month, Polarr announced an $11.5M Series A round led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Cota Capital and Pear Ventures. The San Jose-based startup is the developer of applications that allow customers to easily edit their visual content with…