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

Congratulations to all the founders and teams!

Series B


CEO & Co-Founder – Alex Nabutovsky

Quicknode is a platform for blockchain and Web 3 infrastructure development that helps businesses and developers create, build and launch Web3 and blockchain applications faster.

Just last year the Miami-based company grew its team by 300% and user base by 400% an impressive number for any year but especially in a downturn market. The company just raised a significant $60 Million Series B investment led by 10T Holdings.

The new funds will be used to continue the rapid scale-up of teams and market efforts. Developing a faster platform and offering more support to builders. This scope of growth and funding capabilities are admirable in the current market, making QuickNode one of the most interesting up-and-coming startups in Web3.


CEO & Co-Founder – Ronan Burke

CTO & Co-Founder – Conor Burke

Inscribe is a fintech startup that reduces fraud risk and increases accuracy by automating financial document reviews. Giving financial institutions tools to improve fraud detection and boost efficiency.

San Francisco-based Inscribe just received a $25 Million fund injection led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Foundry, and Uncork Capital to further its financial risk tools. The company hopes to include more documentation reviews and add other automation processes powered by AI.

With companies losing over $50 Million to fraud every year and clients demanding simpler and safer authentification protocols a product like Inscribe has no limits for growth!


CEO & Co-Founder – William Freiberg

Crux is a platform that allows users to integrate, transform and observe third-party data working as a bridge between data providers and customers. It automates data use and development channels for companies.

Data experts Crux secured one of the biggest Series B funding rounds of this list with $50 million led by Two Sigma and Goldman Sachs. Finds will be used to accelerate market growth marketing and platform development.

This cutting-edge platform allows companies to get the most out of their data, making data management and integration flow easily. As data solidifies its significance in strategy and business, having a streamline between data providers and users is paramount to getting the best results.

GROPYUS construction tech at work. Source: GROPYUS


CEO & Co-Founder – Markus Fuhrmann

GROPYUS is a tech construction startup on the mission to build sustainable buildings. Designing buildings as ever-evolving projects made to last and permeating sustainability to every part of the process from drawing table, resource sourcing, construction and management.

Vianna-based GROPYUS also want to make sustainable living accessible to all. The company secured a significant €100 Million backing from Vonovia SE. Not only does this latest funding bring the totals so far to over €200 Million it also pushes forward ambitious growth projects like the expansion of its production site in Richen, Germany.

The company has built itself a solid foundation for expansion with sustainability taking more importance in housing development plans and homeowners’ concerns.


CEO & Co-Founder -Tobias Schweiger

HAWK:AI uses Artificial Intelligence to help financial institutions detect financial crimes more efficiently, boosting safety, enforcing rules and highlighting anomalies.

Munich-based HAWK:AI focuses on live monitoring of transactions and consumers using the best data sources and connecting issues with the right resources, recommending actions to operators thanks to a self-learning system.

The company that saw a nearly 300% revenue growth in 2022 just signed off a $17 million investment led by Sands Capital and the participation of new and old investors. News funds will be used to advance global expansion.


CEO & Co-Founder – Anand Kulkarni

Crowdbotics is a platform that helps non-technical and technical teams build a complete application for their business. Making apps accessible to all types of companies thanks to its easy-to-use platform.

The Berkeley-based company secured a $40 Million funding round from New Enterprise Associates and other investors, to educate its market and make its product known to its target.

Crowdbotics is different from other no-code and low-code tools, as it doesn’t rely on on a drag-and-drop feature, instead, it allows users to describe their needs, then sources components and provides full code. While its AI is not 100% effective it is a great alternative and provides an innovative low-code resource for users of all types.


CEO & Co-Founder -Georges-Olivier Reymond

PASQAL is a quantum computer producer using ordered neutral atoms in 2D and 3D arrays, giving its customers practical quantum advantages and addressing real problems.

French PASQAL can count a Nobel prize winner in physics as one of its founders and one of the biggest funding rounds of the beginning of the year, adding a substantial €108 Million to its funding led by Saudi fund Wa’ed Ventures.

New funds will go towards developing its neutral atoms quantum platform and expansion in global markets, with a focus on the Middle East.


CEO & Co-Founder – François Baldassari

Based in San Francisco Memfault is a solution provider for firmware delivery, monitoring, management and diagnostics for consumer electronic companies. Basically, they take care of updates and software diagnosis so clients can focus on their products.

Last week the company received a backing of $24 Million to continue to develop its tools to help companies manage their IoT fleets and build devices. The Series B round led by Stripes will be used to accelerate growth and sales.

IoT is one of the fastest growing and innovative spaces in tech with creators needing more support and tools like Memfault are primed for scale-up and this need increases.

neoom ag

CEO & Co-Founder – Walter Kreisel

neeom offers decentralized, clean energy solutions to consumers concerned about getting their energy from the right sources and consuming sustainably. Designing complete energy systems including both software and hardware components.

Its products make it possible for consumers to choose where to get their energy from plus they can manage and track their energy use.

Austrian-based neoom secured a €22.6 Million Series B funding round led by Alexander Kirchgasser, with the participation of 9 other investors. Funds will go towards incentivizing growth and product development.

Series A


CEO & Co-Founder – Sergei Egorov

AtomicJar is a platform for testing integration efficiently, enabling developers to build web frameworks and databases quickly and easier.

Newark-based AtomicJar raised a $ 25 million Series B funding round to continue expanding its most popular product Testcontainers, where developers can get immediate feedback helping them build faster. The next stage will be a cloud-based Testcontainers.

Waiting periods can delay builds for months once added up, having a platform testing integration and providing developers with quick feedback can cut costs and time significantly.

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