Category: Fundings and Exits

Jobbatical, the marketplace for tech gigs abroad, scores $2M led by USV and LocalGlobe

Jobbatical, the Estonia-headquartered job matching site for tech gigs abroad, has raised a $2 million funding round led by Union Square Ventures, and Saul Klein and Robin Klein’s LocalGlobe. Previous investor Smartcap also participated. Launched in late 2014, the startup is on a mission to build a global marketplace for what it calls “career adventures”.…

Augment Raises Over $3 Million In Series A Funding From Salesforce Ventures

Augment, a Paris-based Augmented Reality (AR) startup announced this morning that they raised more than $3 million from Salesforce Ventures to further expand company operations and also specific integrations with Salesforce software. This brings the total investment amount raised since launch to $4.7 million. Augment’s AR software, which is built on PTC’s Vuforia platform, has…

MedyMatch raises $2m to bring AI to medical imaging

MedyMatch Technology bills itself as an artificial intelligence healthcare startup. It’s applying AI in the form of “deep vision and advanced cognitive analytics” to the analysis of medical imaging scans to help radiologists or emergency department physicians recognise hard to spot abnormalities and in turn make better decisions. To further develop and market its tech,…

Hungryroot raises $3.7 million for healthy eats

Brownies made of black beans and cookies made of chickpeas are among the unusual recipes found on Hungryroot. Launched last year, the New York-based meal kit startup focuses on vegetable-based natural foods that can be prepared in under seven minutes. After demonstrating “rapid growth,” Hungryroot has raised an additional $3.7 million in financing from Lightspeed…

Tinggal, a budget hotel network in Indonesia, lands $1M from backers of India’s Wudstay

This year it looks like budget hotel networks are a major trend for the tech industry in Southeast Asia. Already close to half a dozen startups offering standardized accommodation options have sprouted up, and today another new entrant has emerged in Indonesia — with a slight twist. Indonesia-based Tinggal is less than one month old, but today it…