Every week we highlight new funding successes from companies bringing about change in their industries. We amplify the voice of companies delivering on tech innovation whilst also utilizing remote work, or being clear on the importance of D&I to their brand. All ingredients that talent.ai focus on when selecting the best startup funding rounds of the last 7 days.
We see these journeys as an inspiration, offering insights to other founders, startups and innovators looking to evolve their story into something extraordinary. We know the hard work behind these accomplishments and always seek to recognise and applaud those involved from leadership, founders, and their entire teams.
Bravo to all!
Horizon Blockchain Games
CEO & Co-Founder – Peter Kieltyka
Head of Operations & Co-Founder – Ian Ha
Horizon Blockchain Games is a Canadian video game studio that develops titles powered by blockchain infrastructures. Gamers can play for free and also exchange, trade and sell or buy NFTs.
Last week Horizon received a significant Series A funding of $40 Million from Brevan Howard Digital and Morgan Creek Digital. Its founder Peter Kieltyka said the funding will go into growing Horizon’s fully remote talent with an emphasis on their marketing and business development teams.
We like the look of this partnership of gaming and blockchain tech!
CEO & Co-Founder – Giovanni Luperti
Co-Founder – Karolis Narkevicius
Humaans is an employee data management platform that integrates all the necessary elements for functioning HR systems, facilitating talent management and workflows.
The London-based company counts on the support, and funding, of high-profile tech founders like Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Shopify’s Tobias Lütke. This last startup funding rounds was a $14 Million investment led by Lachy Groom. Humaans will use the funding to expand its presence in Europe and develop the product further.
Talent management is a growing area of interest for tech, especially as teams move to remote-led workflows, Humaans is enabling companies to adapt to the future of work.
CEO & Co-Founder – Daniel Maturana
Co-Founder – Sankalp Arora
Gather AI offers autonomous inventory technology, creating a management platform for warehouses where users can do inventory management on auto-pilot. Using shelf drones and autonomous vehicles.
The Pittsburgh robotics supply chain company received a Series A funding of $10 Million led by Tribeca Venture Partners. Gather AI plans to continue developing its real-time inventory capabilities and go-to-market strategy.
We are keeping a close watch on this sector and Gather AI is the latest VC vote of confidence for an organisation automating the Supply Chain.
CEO & Co-Founder – Dustin Cavanaugh
COO & Co-Founder – Frank Nau
California-based Loop offers end-to-end Electric Vehicle charging hardware and software solutions, designed to simplify EV adoption for you and I. The green tech company has announced a Series A investment round of $40 Million led by Fifth Wall, plus an additional $20 Million for operational growth.
As the concerns for fossil fuel use increase so must the infrastructure and incentives to change to greener alternatives. Companies like Loop and Denmark’s Monta have an essential part to play in the EV ecosystem enabling growth and adoption.
Solid startup funding rounds and seems like it’s all green lights ahead for Loop!
CEO & Co-Founder – Ben Zweig
COO – Yedidya Gorsetman
Revelio Labs offer in-depth workforce analytics powered by data and AI technology to help employers leverage their teams’ skills. New York-based Revelio raised $19 Million in Series A funding and will put this to use by further evolving its strategic HR-led software solutions.
The company has an impressive client list, including the US Federal Reserve, Harvard Business School and MIT as clients. We expect to see a continued interest in this type of insight-driven talent tech with trends like the great resignation and remote-led working principles continuing to shape the global talent market.
We think Revelio Labs may well become a significant strategic player in workforce analytics.
CEO & Co-Founder – Stephen De Vries
Head of R&D Co-Founder – Cristina Bentué
IriusRisk is an automated threat modelling platform that provides an enterprise solution, ensuring applications are built to safety standards. This helps companies identify threats to software and systems designs from the very beginning of the R&D process.
The Spanish company already received Series-A funding of $29 Million with international participation from DC-based Paladin Capital and Madrid’s Swanlaab Venture Factory. IriusRisk is already international with teams in Spain, the UK and the US.
Iriusrisk is building its own brand by helping others build products in a compliant way. The company intends to use the latest startup funding rounds to keep expanding in the US and Europe.
CEO & Co-Founder – Eoin Hinchy
COO & Co-Founder – Thomas Kinsella
Tines is a no-code automation platform designed to provide enterprise solutions to help security and operational teams to automate manual workloads.
Last week Tinus received significant backing from VC fund Felicis and other existing partners with a Series B funding of $55 Million. The funds will go to increasing its go-to-market actions, developing the platform and seeking partnership alliances.
Dublin-based, the company is fully remote and will look to grow the team behind its existing success in both European and North American time zones.
CEO & Founder – Jude Gomila
CTO – Emory Petermann
Golden is a web3 knowledge company that maps data to accelerate the discovery of insights into scientific, technological and industry topics.
The San Francisco-founded, but fully remote company announced an impressive Series B funding of $40 Million led by Andreessen Horowitz, bringing its total funding to date to $60 Million. Golden will use the new funds to develop its decentralized data protocol.
CEO & Co-Founder – Gunnar Froh
COO – Jana Bartels
Wunder Mobility is a leading provider of solutions for vehicle-sharing companies, from software to hardware for scooters, electric bikes and more. Its all-encompassing services make it stand out in the industry.
Hamburg-based Wunder Mobility is capitalizing on the rise in vehicle sharing in all cities and just secured a Series B funding round of €12 Million led by investors KCK, Blumberg Capital, and others. The mobility company is using these new funds to accelerate its presence and growth strategies.
Looking forward to seeing how this Wunderkind scales from here!
CEO & Co-Founder – Evan Smith
COO & Co-Founder – Raphael Tehranian
Altana Ai is a data connectivity tool that renders millions of data points creating an infrastructure of trusted networks to offer solutions for pressing challenges like supply chain stability, security and more.
Last week the New York company announced its biggest startup funding rounds to date, closing a $100 Million series B funding round led by Activate Capital, with OMERS Ventures and others participating, bringing the total funding to $122 Million.
Altana Ai is fully remote and declared “The investment will fund aggressive platform growth and product development to empower the world. ”