TechNY Daily

April 9, 2021
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1. NYC’s Thrasio, a startup that acquires Amazon sellers, has raised $100 million in a Series C financing round. The funding was an extension to the $750 million round raised by the company earlier this year. Thrasio, which has acquired over 100 brands (and 15,000 products) selling on Amazon, generated a profit of $100 million on $500 million in revenue last year. (www.thras.io) (TechCrunch)

2. NYC’s Capitolis, a platform that optimizes capital markets, has raised $90 million in a Series C funding. Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) led the round with participation by Index Ventures, Sequoia Capital, S Capital, Spark Capital, SVB Capital, Citi, J.P. Morgan and State Street. The company’s platform allows banks, hedge funds and asset managers to eliminate, move or create trading positions by collaborating with other financial institutions. (www.capitolis.com) (TechCrunch)

3. NYC’s KUDO, a video conferencing platform with real-time multilingual translation, has raised $21 million in a Series A funding. Felicis Ventures led the round and was joined by Maverick Ventures, Elephant VC, FJ Labs and Global Founders Capital. The company’s platform provides real time translators for video conferencing in over 100+ languages. (www.kudoway.com) (MarTech Cube)

4. NYC’s Nuvocargo, a platform that modernizes US/Mexico trade, has raised $12 million in a Series A financing. The round was led by QED Investors with participation by FJ Labs, Clocktower, NFX and ALLVP. Nuvocargo’s platform offers an all-in-one service that rolls freight forwarding, customs brokerage, cargo insurance and trade financing into one app. (www.nuvocargo.com) (Globe Newswire)

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5. NYC’s Harry’s, a direct to consumer razor brand, has raised $155 million in a Series E funding, valuing the company at $1.7 billion. Bain Capital and Macquarie Capital led the round. Just over a year ago, Edgewell’s planned $1.4 billion acquisition of Harry’s was called off after the Federal Trade Commission objected. (www.harrys.com) (Marketing Dive)

6. NYC’s Squarespace has acquired Chicago’s Tock, a restaurant reservation platform. The purchase price was $400 million in a mix of cash and stock. (www.squarespace.com) (www.exploretock.com) (PR Newswire)

7. NYC’s Lukka, a crypto portfolio management platform for financial institutions, has raised $53 million in a Series D funding round. Investors included Soros Fund Management, S&P Global and CPA.com (a subsidiary of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Lukka is focused on developing institutional-grade crypto asset software and data products for financial institutions. (www.lukka.tech) (BusinessWire)

8. NYC’s Zoomin, a platform that uses AI to help organize technical documentation and provide customer support, has raised $52 million in a Series C funding. General Atlantic led the round and was joined by Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures and Viola Growth. Zoomin’s customers include Dell, Automation Anywhere and McAfee. (www.zoominsoftware.com) (Crunchbase News)

9. NYC’s Spiral, a banking app for charitable causes, has raised $14 million in a venture funding round. Team8 led the round and was joined by Communitas Capital, Phoenix, Nidoco AB and MTVO. Spiral’s “ethical banking” platform allows customers to support charitable causes while earning rewards and monthly cash bonuses on their deposits. (www.spiral.us) (PR Web)

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