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Funding rounds we admired from the last 7 days
We see these journeys as an inspiration, offering insights to other founders, startups and innovators.
Mary Superlano

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 focus on when selecting the best 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 stories 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. 

Congratulations to all the founders and teams!



CEO & Co-Founder – Flavius Plesu

CTO & Co-Founder – Matt Slater  

OutThink is a platform targeting human data breaches to provide increased cybersecurity. This Human Risk Management Platform is focused on the 90% of errors that come from human behaviour. 

The London-based company just received $10 Million in early-stage funding from AlbionVC bringing its total funding rounds to $11.4 Million, with most of the funds going to international expansion and growth. 

An impressive product taking a very strong first step into the market and funding stage! 

Series A


CEO & Co-Founder – Dave Rogenmoser

Technical Co-Founder – JP Morgan

Jasper is a content platform that empowers users to scale up their content strategies using AI. The company achieved the impressive feat of becoming a unicorn, with a $1.5 Billion valuation, while at the Series A stage and just last week added a funding round of $125 Million led by Insight Partners. 

Texan Jasper is going to use this latest backing to further enhance the customer experience, and expand the capabilities to all content platforms and product development. As content continues to gain power as a marketing, sales and branding asset there is no limit to Jasper’d growth. 

A huge round of applause to this unicorn! 🦄


CEO & Co-Founder – Mustafa Al-Bassam

CTO & Co-Founder – Ismail Khoffi

Celestia allows user to deploy their own blockchain using a new modular consensus and data network. The platform allows for building in a more flexible, secure and independent way, letting users choose their own execution environments like Solana VM, EVM and others. 

Lichenstein-based Celestia closed a $55 Million funding round last week led by Bain Capital Crypto, the funds will all go to building this new modular blockchain network. This large funding round is a superb sign of promise for Celestia’s technology and capabilities giving the current unstable time for the crypto sphere in general. 

Bolster INC 

CEO & Co-Founder – Abhishek Dubey

CTO & Co-Founder – Shashi Prakash

Bolster INC is a cybersecurity platform that provides fraud prevention through deep learning protecting brands against counterfeit activity and more. The technology offered allows companies to detect and take action on digital threats in minutes. 

California-based Bolseter secured last week additional funding of $25 Million led by Cervin and totalling its funds to $56.5 Million. The latest investment will enhance global growth, and expand threats protection across social media, apps and web, faster and cheaper.  

In any market safety is priceless and always necessary, congratulations to Bolster!

(Markersite Founder Neil D’Souza. Credit: Makersite)


CEO & Co-Founder – Neil D’Souza

Makersite is a leader in product supply chain data management software for the manufacturing industry, using cloud technology for combining data aggregation and live uses for a successful agile product cycle. 

The company can already count among its client’s big names like Microsoft and Vestas. It just closed an $18 Million Series A funding lead by Planet A Ventures. Funds will go to expanding integrations, reseller collaboration and adding more talent to Marketsite’s teams. 

This marks the first investment the company has gotten, congratulations to the team at Makersite for the successful funding rounds leaving its bootstrapped stage and heading into a bright future! 


CEO & Co-Founder – Martin Baart 

CFO & Co-Founder – Markus Schwaninger

Ecoligo is a solar energy solution provider with the goal of generating sustainable energy practices and economic returns in emerging markets. Founders Martin Baart and Markus Schwaninger were inspired by the power and effectiveness of the clean energy projects they worked on previously. 

Berlin-based Ecoligo just secured a $10 Million funding round that will expand expands its offering of solar energy solutions to businesses in developing markets. The company’s goal is to be part of the democratization of solar power and provide clean alternatives globally. 

Inspiring to see a company funded under such a strong value system that still generates revenue and results! 

Series B


CEO & Co-Founder – Simon Taylor

CTO – Goran Garevski

HYCU is a data backup platform that offers a purpose-built multi-cloud data protection service capable of managing, protecting and recovering data from all enterprise environments. 

Boston-based HYCU just secured a  $53M funding rounds led by Acrew Capita, plus another undisclosed amount from Okta Ventures, bringing the estimated investment to over $140 Million. As we’ve seen before security-centred tech and services are on the rise and getting a lot of attention for investors worldwide. 

Series C

Funding rounds wee admired this week
(Andrew Butt, Enable Co-Founder & CEO. Credit: Enable )


CEO & Co-Founder – Andrew Butt

COO & Co-Founder – David Hunt

Enable offers cloud-based software to empower distributors, manufacturers and retailers to accurately calculate and plan for rebate deals, on a profitable and growth-driving scale. The goal of the platform is to create a successful business-to-business deals solution. 

The company just secured a solidifying $94 Million investment last week led by Menlo Ventures, in what is their first-ever equity raise. San Francisco-based Enable has three main objectives for the funding raised: increasing impact, growing its teams and expanding on B2B collaborations. 

(Orbex Prime Rocket Reveal. Credit: Orbex)

Orbex Space 

CEO & Co-Founder – Chris Larmour

CDO & Co-Founder – Kristian von Bengtson

Orbex space is a leading innovator in the development and production of small reusable space rockets. Orbex recently premiered “Prime” the first full orbital micro-launcher in Europe making it a standout in the region. 

Scottish Orbex just secured an additional £40 Million last week in a Series C funding rounds led by the Scottish National Investment Bank, a new investor in the company. Orbex’s rocket is expected to be the first vertical launch from the UK. 

A trailblazer company that is reaching for the stars! 

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