Unicorn Nest news
– 6Sense has raised $125m in a series D funding round led by D1 Capital Partners, valuing the company at $2.1bn post-money.
– The investment will bolster its growth and product initiatives, particularly in the areas of machine next-best-action prediction, data insights, and AI-powered orchestration capabilities.
– Motivated by the idea that AI might have a role to play in helping seal the deal, five entrepreneurs — Amanda Kahlow, Dustin Chang, Premal Shah, Shane Moriah, and Viral Bajaria — cofounded 6Sense in 2013.
– Under the hood of 6Sense’s platform is a demand graph that captures signals and automatically connects them to sales prospects.
– 6Sense backers aren’t concerned, and they have some reason to be optimistic.
Unicorn Nest news
– Zoomin is a New York-based provider of knowledge orchestration solutions.
– The company raised $52M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by General Atlantic, with participation from returning investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures and Viola Growth.
– The new investment will be used to further fuel its go-to-market strategy and to expand its product offering and analytics to a wider range of enterprise organizations.
– Staffbase, a provider of an intranet-style internal communications platform, raised $145m funding.
– The round was led by General Atlantic and joined by existing investors Insight Partners and e.ventures.
– The company has managed to onboard more than 1,000 clients, including Adidas, Audi, BHP, Deutsche Post DHL, Groupon, Hitachi, Ikea, Johns Hopkins University, McKesson, Paulaner, Suncor, Viessmann and Volvo.
– The company merged with Bananatag, the Canadian provider of internal communications solutions in early March this year.
– The Boston-based company today announced it has raised $77 million in a series D round of funding, which it said it will use to accelerate its SaaS growth and invest in its recently announced venture into outer space, which will see it build proprietary radar-equipped satellites to improve its weather monitoring and forecasting abilities.
– Alongside the investment, ClimaCell announced that it’s changing its name to Tomorrow.io (we’ll use this name from here on) to reflect the new direction.