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1. NYC’s Beyond Identity, a passwordless identity management platform, has raised $75 million in a Series B funding. Investors included NEA, Netscape founder Jim Clark and Koch Disruptive Technologies. The company seeks to replace passwords “with fundamentally secure” X.509-based certificates. (www.beyondidentity.com) (VentureBeat)

2. NYC’s Ro, a healthcare technology company, has acquired Workpath, a Richmond, Va.-based platform for healthcare companies. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Workpath’s platform, which coordinates on-demand, in-home care and diagnostic services, will remain a standalone platform but will also be integrated with Ro’s three digital healthcare clinics and pharmacy. (www.ro.co) (www.workpath.co) (Press Release)

3. Brooklyn’s Gotham Greens, an operator of tech-enabled greenhouses, has raised $42 million in a Series D funding. Manna Tree led the round and was joined by investors including The Silverman Group. The company also raised $45 million more in a debt round. Gotham Greens’ eight greenhouses, including facilities in Gowanus, Greenpoint and Jamaica, Queens, sell 35 million heads of lettuce annually to retailers such as Whole Foods. (www.gothamgreens.com) (Forbes)

4. Long Island’s Soil Connect, an online dirt marketplace for the construction industry, has raised $3.3 million in seed funding. TIA Ventures and Heartland Ventures led the round and were joined by CEMEX Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Situs Real Estate, Altmark Group, AB Investment Group, J.G. Pertucci Company and Bazella Contracting. The company aims to eliminate the high costs and inefficiencies associated with the transport and management of soil. (www.soilconnect.com) (BusinessWire)

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5. NYC’s GoHenry, a pre-paid card and finance app for 6–18 year olds, has raised $40 million in a venture funding round. Princeton’s Edison Partners led the round with participation by Gaia Capital Partners, Citi Ventures and Muse Capital. The company now has 1.2 million members — which includes both parents and children — and has doubled its customer base annually for the last six years.(www.gohenry.com) (TechCrunch)

6. Car-sharing startup Turo is returning to New York. Seven years ago, the company left New York, its largest market, after a dispute with insurance regulators. Starting in January, small independent car rental companies will be able to list rentals on the Turo website and app. (www.turo.com) (Insurance Journal)

7. NYC’s Supergreat, an app for beauty enthusiasts, has raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding. Benchmark led the round and was joined by NYC’s Thrive Capital, TQ Ventures, K5 Global, Shrug Capital, Hannah Bronfman and Rent the Runway co-founder Jenny Fleiss. The community-based Supergreat app allows users to review, shop, and share tips on their favorite products. (www.supergreat.com) (BusinessWire)

8. NYC’s Welcome, an HR software developer, has raised $6 million in a seed funding. FirstMark Capital led the round. The company’s platform is designed to help organizations close candidate offers by providing a clear picture of compensation, particularly around equity. (www.heywelcome.com) (TechCrunch)

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