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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 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 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 – Catherine Dennig

Co-Founder – Keji Xu

Fursure is the first financial platform for pet owners that covers anything from expenses to insurance by breed, helping pet parents make better financial decisions and earn points with their pet expenses. 

San Francisco based Fursure just secured a $3 Million investment led by Mac Ventures bringing its total funding to $6 Million, the funds are going to go to further develop Fursure’s pet health insurance products. A healthy first investment for startups funding rounds.

The pet market is a hundred billion-dollar industry and Fursure aims to become the one-stop shop for man’s best friends! 

Software Defined Automation 

CEO & Co-Founder – Josef Waltl 

CTO & Co-Founder – Axel Scheurer

Software Defined Automation delivers Industrial-Control-as-a-Service aimed at automation engineers by transforming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) into software functions. This allies for a more independent industrial automation without the limits of using vendor specific hardware. 

The industrial veteran company just secured solid seed startup funding rounds of $10 Million led by Insight Partners and plans to use the new investment to scale customer captions and expand its solutions portfolio.

Retraced is one of the most interesting startup funding rounds of the last week
Retraced Co-Founders Lukas Puender &Philipp Mayer. Credit: Udo Geisler


CEO & Co-Founder – Lukas Puender

CPO & Co-Founder – Philipp Mayer

Retracted provides fashion companies with a SaaS solution for tracking supply chains and organizing vendor management, using blockchain technology. The company was founded with the aim to make transparency an asset for making the clothing and fashion industry more sustainable. 

Düsseldorf based Retracted just finalized a €6.5 Million Seed startup funding rounds with new lead investor ALSTIN Capital, which will help the company develop its platform and expand its market. 

As sustainability becomes more of a growing customer concern, solutions like Retracted will start gaining ground! 

Series A 

Real Fevr 

CEO & Co-Founder – Fred Antunes

CTO & Co-Founder – Tiago Bem

Real Fevr is a fantasy football app and also an NFT marketplace for football video collectables. The company already has 2.5 Million downloads of its app, 1.2 Million registered users and covers all major European football competitions.

Even as the NFT market is shaky, Lisbon founded Real Fevr secured a backing of $10 Million in Series A funding from ADvantage and other investors. The company will use the new cash flow to continue its international expansion and add new IPs. 

Goes to show that standout ideas will still shine even in uncertain times, congratulation to the Real Fevr team! 


CEO & Co-Founder – Vijay Ravindran

Floreo uses the advancements of virtual reality to provide safe, immersive and affordable therapy for children and adults with Autism. The company was founded in 2016 by Vijay Ravindran after he witnessed first-hand the learning obstacles related to the diagnosis as a father to a child with autism. 

DC based Floreo just signed a partnership and Series A startup funding rounds of $10 million led by Tenfore Holdings with participation from autism groups. The company is on a fast scale-up journey with more than 100 medical providers using in it the states and over 17,000 therapy sessions counted already.

Proof that issues close to our hearts can generate amazing ideas that change our world, best of luck to the Floreo team!

Series C 


CEO & Co-Founder – Kerry Cebul

Ostara develops cutting-edge technology to help remove polluting nutrients from the water and repurpose them into fertilizer, providing resource-saving solutions and re-using material for agriculture. 

Vancouver based Ostara secured a significant Series C investment startup funding rounds of $70 million to expand its fertilizer production in North America. The funds will go to building its fertilizer manufacturing facility in St. Louis. 

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