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StreamElements nabs $100M as it passes 1.1M creators using its platform to build and monetize video content

– Video is at the heart of how people use the internet today, and creators are at the heart of what is being made and watched on video.
– Today, a startup that has built a platform that helps them produce and monetize their work is announcing a big round of funding that underscores just how lucrative and big the creator economy has become.
– StreamElements, which provides production and analytics tools to people who livestream and make video-on-demand for platforms like Amazon’s Twitch, YouTube and Facebook, has raised $100m in funding — money that it will be using to continue building out the tools on its platform, to do more in on-demand alongside a big business in livestreaming and for marketing, specifically to bring more creators to its platform, which is already being used by 1.1m people.

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Software supply chain management company Cloudsmith raises $15M

– Cloudsmith has raised $15m in a series A funding round led by Tiger Global, with participation from Shasta, Amaranthine, Sorenson, Leadout Capital, Frontline, MMC, and Techstart.
– The infusion brings the company’s total raised to over $17m.
– Cloudsmith’s platform aims to solve this by helping organizations distribute software without the need for local datacenters and the costs associated with them.
– Cloudsmith can also automatically scan for security vulnerabilities, helping businesses avoid introducing exploits into their software supply chains.

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Loft Labs Raises $4.6M in Seed Funding

– Loft Labs is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a solution which enables platform teams in large enterprises to give engineers self-service access to Kubernetes.
– The company raised $4.6m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Fusion Fund, with participation from RTP Seed, Emergent Ventures, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, as well as angel investor and Puppet CTO Abby Kearns, who recently joined the company’s advisory board.

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Battlesnake, a Startup that Turns Learning Programming into an eSport, Lands $1.5 Million in Funding

– Battlesnake announced $1.5m in funding to build on the platform that has grown from a grass roots recruiting platform into a programming game and competition that attracts thousands of developers to have fun and learn new skills.
– Funding was led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from Liquid 2, Ascend, 200 OK, and notable angel investors including Jason Warner (former CTO GitHub) and Chris Aniszczyk (CTO Linux Foundation).
– Started in 2015 as a developer recruiting event in the Pacific Northwest, by 2019 the flagship Battlesnake Tournament in Victoria drew 1,500 participants and spectators.
– Realizing they were onto something Founders Brad Van Vugt, Noah Warder, and Chris Hoefgen rapidly expanded scope, building a global online presence that attracts thousands of developers and spectators monthly.

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Computer vision dev platform Roboflow raises $20M

– Roboflow, a Des Moines, Iowa-based startup developing tools for building computer vision models, announced it has raised $20 million in a series A round led by Craft Ventures.
– This brings the company’s total raised to date to $22.2 million, and CEO Joseph Nelson says the money will be put toward ongoing product development and hiring efforts.
– The global computer vision industry was estimated to be worth $11.32 billion in 2020, according to Grand View Research. But while the technology has obvious enterprise applications — computer vision algorithms can be trained to perform tasks like spotting gas leaks, counting pills, and monitoring workplaces to enforce social distancing — companies can face barriers to leveraging it in production. Teams are often faced with rebuilding software infrastructure and attracting the necessary machine learning expertise.

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Copado Raises $140 Million Series C Round to Expand Its DevOps Platform Across Leading Enterprise SaaS Clouds, Approaches $1.2 Billion Valuation

– Copado has raised $140m in Series C financing.
– The round was led by Insight Partners and includes participation from new investors SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Declaration Partners and DG Ventures, as well as existing investors Salesforce Ventures, ISAI Cap Venture, Lead Edge Capital, and Perpetual Investors. Strategic investor IBM Ventures also participated in the round.
– Proceeds will be used to expand its DevOps and AI-enabled testing solutions across the leading enterprise SaaS platforms driving today’s digital transformation projects.

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Seattle startup AccelByte raises $10M to help developers build multiplayer online games

– Seattle-based startup AccelByte has raised $10m funding.
– The funding was led by New York-based VC firm Galaxy Interactive, with additional funding from the Hangzhou-based NetEase, which publishes many mobile games for the Chinese market; the South Korean firm KRAFTON, publisher/developer of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds; and Dreamhaven, which was launched late last year in Irvine, Calif., by departing Blizzard CEO/co-founder Mike Morhaime.
– AccelByte’s overall suite of tools is intended to provide necessary programs and scalable architecture to game developers that plan to operate “games-as-a-service” (GaaS) — releases that make their money from in-app purchases or subscription fees rather than a single up-front purchase price.

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Explosion snags $6M on $120M valuation to expand machine learning platform

– Explosion, a company that has combined an open source machine learning library with a set of commercial developer tools, announced a $6m Series A.
– The round was led by SignalFire, and the company reported that today’s investment represents 5% of its value.
– Oana Olteanu from SignalFire will be joining the board under the terms of the deal, which includes warrants of $12m in additional investment at the same price.
– The company started in 2016 when Montani met her co-founder, Matthew Honnibal in Berlin where he was working on the spaCy open source machine learning library. Since then, that open source project has been downloaded over 40 million times.

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Anima, a no-code tool that turns designs into code, raises $10 million Series A

– Anima, a YC-backed platform that turns designs into code, has raised $10m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from INcapital and Hetz Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funding to triple the size of the team and build integrations with platforms like Figma, Sketch, etc. and GitHub so that Anima itself can effectively get out of the way, allowing designers and developers to hand off these elements in the platforms where they already live.

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Code Climate Raises $50M in Series C Funding to Propel Its Engineering Intelligence Platform

– Code Climate announced $50M in Series C funding.
– The round was led by PSG and joined by previous investors Union Square Ventures, Foundry Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, and NextView Ventures.
– Code Climate’s Engineering Intelligence products are trusted by over 1,000 companies from start-ups to enterprises.
– Code Climate experienced continued strong growth, more than doubled its headcount, and brought on an experienced executive leadership team.
– Funding will help Code Climate advance its product vision, extend its sales reach, and scale customer success – furthering its mission of helping engineering align activities with strategic priorities, deliver high quality software, and improve team performance.

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testRigor scores $4M seed to turn a list of actions into a QA testing script

– Early-stage startup testRigor raised $4.1m in seed funding.
– Investors include FlashPoint VC, Y Combinator, PTV, Phystech Ventures and several individuals.
– The company has around 100 customers, including Netflix and other Fortune 500 companies.

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Moesif Raises $12M to Help Product Leaders Build Better API Experiences

– Moesif, which provides product insights into how customers use their APIs and tooling to build better developer experiences, has announced a $12m Series A led by David Sacks and Arra Malekzadeh of Craft Ventures, the latter of whom will join Moesif’s board.
– Previous investor, Merus Capital, also participated in the round, bringing the San Francisco-based startup’s total raise to $15.5m.
– Moesif’s “bottom-up” virality within organizations has led to Moesif’s revenue growing over 20% MoM throughout 2021 as customers rely on Moesif for critical insights into user behavior.
– With the new funding, Moesif plans to hire across engineering, sales, developer relations, and customer success.

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Webiny nabs $3.5M seed to build serverless development framework on top of serverless CMS

– Webiny announced a $3.5 million seed round to continue developing both pieces.
– Webiny, an early-stage startup that launched in 2019 with an open-source, serverless CMS, had also developed a framework to help build the CMS, and found that customers were also interested in that to help build their own serverless apps.
– Microsoft’s venture fund M12 led the round, with participation from Samsung Next, Episode 1, Cota Capital and other unnamed investors.
– Webiny founder Sven Al Hamad says that when the company launched, he had an inkling that serverless would be the future and started by building an open-source serverless CMS, but then something interesting happened.

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Postman Closes $225 Million Series D Round at a $5.6 Billion Valuation to Power the API-First World

– Postman announced that it has secured $225m in a Series D round, placing its valuation at $5.6bn.
– The round was led by existing investor, New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners, and joined by new investors Coatue, Battery Ventures, and BOND, along with existing investors CRV and Nexus Venture Partners.
– In addition, DoorDash Product Leader Gokul Rajaram and Freshworks Founder Girish Mathrubootham have also joined as individual investors.
– The company has now raised more than $430m across four rounds.
– Postman will use the Series D capital to expand its teams in the areas of sales, marketing, product, and engineering.

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Apollo GraphQL Raises $130M in Series D Funding

– Apollo GraphQL is a San Francisco, CA-based developer of open source and commercial GraphQL API technologies.
– Series D funding was led by Insight Partners with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Next47 and Hatim Shafique, Chief Customer Officer at DataBricks.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s product development efforts.

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Commercial and open source GraphQL company Apollo raises $130M

– Apollo, the GraphQL company that serves as the data graph layer connecting modern apps to the cloud, has raised $130 million in a series D round of funding at a valuation of more than $1.5 billion.
– GraphQL, for the uninitiated, was developed inside Facebook as a data query language for APIs back in 2012, constituting part of its transition from mobile web wrappers to fully native mobile apps.
– Facebook open-sourced the project in 2015, and GraphQL was later shifted under the control of the GraphQL Foundation, which in turn was taken over by the Linux Foundation.
– Today, GraphQL is used by a host of companies beyond Facebook, from Netflix, Lyft, and Shopify to Amazon, GitHub, and Atlassian.

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Split Raises $50 Million Series D Funding to Power Data-Driven Innovation in Software Development for Global Enterprises

– Split, the leading feature delivery and experimentation platform, announced $50m in Series D funding led by Owl Rock.
– The round was also joined by Northgate Capital and existing investors including Accel, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Harmony Partners, Microsoft’s venture capital fund M12, Atlassian Ventures, and ServiceNow.
– This latest round of investment brings Split’s total funding to $110m of which $83m was raised within the past year.

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LaunchDarkly Scores $200M in Series D

– LaunchDarkly from San Francisco has closed $200m in Series D.
– The financing led by Lead Edge Capital with new investors Top Tier Capital Partners and New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners as well as existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Redpoint, Threshold, Uncork Capital and Bloomberg Beta participating.
– LaunchDarkly serves 4 billion feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster.

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Data labeling platform Snorkel AI nabs $85M

– Data labeling platform Snorkel AI announced it has raised $85 million in a series C round co-led by Addition and funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, with participation from Greylock, GV, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Nepenthe Capital, and Walden.
– The round, which brings Snorkel’s total raised to $135 million and its valuation to $1 billion, will be used to continue scaling its engineering team, according to CEO Alex Ratner.

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zeroheight raises $10M round led by Tribe Capital to scale DesignOps for UX teams

– Zeroheight, a DesignOps platform for UX teams, raised $10m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Tribe Capital, with participation from Adobe, Y Combinator, FundersClub and Expa, as well as angel investors including Tom Preston-Werner (co-founder of GitHub), Bradley Horowitz (VP Product at Google), Irene Au (built and ran UX design for Google) and Nick Caldwell (VP Engineering at Twitter).
– London-based zeroheight will now expand to the San Francisco/Bay Area, and grow the team across the board.
– Its focus so far has been on UX documentation, but it will now also explore other areas such as closing the gap between design and development.

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Contentful Closes $175M Series F; Valued At Over $3Billion

– Contentful is a Berlin-based content platform for digital-first business.
– The company raised $175m in Series F funding round led by Tiger Global with participation from Base10 Advancement Initiative and Tidemark.
– The new investment will be used to expand its global presence in marketing and sales as well as continue in its investment in building out its content platform, ecosystem and products.

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Replicated Raises $50M in Series C Funding

– Replicated is a Culver City CA-based provider of solutions for software vendors to operationalize and scale the delivery of their applications into complex enterprise multi-prem environments.
– The company raised $50m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Owl Rock with participation from Lead Edge Capital, Headline, Two Sigma Ventures, Amplify Partners, BoldStart, Ridgeline, and Heavybit.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth and expand into more global markets.

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Decentralized identity authentication platform Magic raises $27M

– Magic announced it has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding to further commercialize its blockchain-powered identity authentication platform.
– The round, which was led by Northzone, featured a slew of high-profile VC and angel investors, including Tiger Global, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian , and GitHub CTO Jason Warner.
– The company launched in 2018 as Fortmatic, and its founders include CEO and former Docker product lead Sean Li; former Yelp software engineer Arthur Jen; and Jaemin Jin, a former software engineer at Apple, Amazon, and Uber.
– The San Francisco-based firm rebranded as Magic last May as it exited stealth with $4 million in seed funding.
– In the 14 months since, Magic claims it has grown its developer user base tenfold.

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Sourcegraph raises $125M Series D on $2.6B valuation for universal code search tool

– Sourcegraph, a late-stage startup that wants to bring the power of search to code, announced a $125m Series D funding.
– The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Insight Partners, Geodesic Capital and other existing investors.
– Company CEO and co-founder Quinn Slack says that we know by now that every company is building software, and as they do, they are generating tons of code.
– “They’re all drowning in code, and we help solve that. Our product is universal code search, which helps developers search, understand and automate code,” Slack explained.

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Rootly Raises $3.2 Million to Help Companies Rapidly Recover From Technical Incidents

– Rootly, the new technical incident management platform and Slackbot, launched to address one of the biggest problems enterprises face: resolving incidents like critical outages quickly and painlessly.
– The company also announced that it closed $3.2m in seed funding from XYZ Venture Capital, 8VC and Y Combinator.
– Individual investors, including Bart Mediratta, former CTO of Dropbox; Jason Warner, CTO of GitHub; John Lilly, former partner at Greylock Partners; and Max Mullen, co-founder of Instacart, also participated.
– Funds will be used to expand the Rootly team and accelerate product development as the company continues to add innovative features and extend its product suite.

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BrowserStack, the Leading Software Testing Platform, Closes $200 Million Series B Funding at a $4 Billion Valuation

– BrowserStack has secured $200m in Series B funding at a $4b valuation.
– The round was led by BOND, with participation from Insight Partners and existing investor Accel.
– BrowserStack is the global category leader in software testing on the cloud, with 50,000+ customers and four million+ developer signups.
– The investment will support BrowserStack’s strategic acquisitions, expansion of its product offerings, and continued scale and growth.
– Companies today need to release software with speed and quality to remain competitive. To do this, companies have to adopt DevOps, test more, and test fast. However, for most companies, testing remains the key bottleneck in the DevOps cycle.

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Duda Raises $50M in Series D Funding

– Duda, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based professional website builder for digital agencies and SaaS companies, raised $50m in Series D financing.
– The round was led by Claridge IL with participation from existing investors Susquehanna Growth Equity and Vintage Investment Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to develop new products and features, and expand investments across all departments, including R&D, sales, and marketing.

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Immersive Labs Raises $75M in Series C Funding

– Immersive Labs from Bristol is a company provider of a platform for organizations to measure and improve cybersecurity skills across technical and non-technical teams.
– The company closed $75m Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
– The investment will be used to expand the company’s international presence, tripling global headcount to 600 over the next two years and establishing operations in new regions throughout APAC and Europe.

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Ex-Google and Amazon engineers raise $5M to help developers test and fix software bugs

– Seattle startup YourBase landed a $5m seed led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
– The 3-year-old company sells software that helps developers run tests on their codebase.
Unusual Ventures and Fathom Capital joined Lightseed for the round.
– The startup uses its “Code Dependency Graph” that automates the test selection processes for large, complex databases.
– YourBase has more than a dozen customers in its private beta, including some public companies.

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LambaTest Raises $16M in Series B Funding

– LambdaTest is a cloud browser testing platform.
– The company raised $16M in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from Telstra Ventures, Wamda Capital and a sovereign wealth fund.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations and business reach.

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Golioth Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

– Golioth is a cloud platform for IoT.
– The company raised $2.5m in seed funding led by Zetta Venture Partners with participation from Chris Aniszczyk (CTO of CNCF), Sam Ramji (CSO of Datastax), Shiva Rajaraman (Former CTO WeWork,) and Stephen Blum (CTO of PubNub).
– The funds will be used to expand the company’s developer community.

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Cross-browser app testing platform LambdaTest raises $16M

– Web app testing platform LambdaTest announced it has raised $16 million in a series B round of funding led by Sequoia Capital.
– The company, which now has its headquarters in San Francisco, claims a number of major customers, including Apple, Microsoft, Cisco, Coca-Cola, and HubSpot.
– Regardless of a company’s size, the potential number of browser, device, and operating system combinations make it difficult to fully test new software across all potential scenarios — someone running the company’s application on Windows 7 through an old version of Firefox won’t necessarily have the same experience as someone using the latest version of Chrome on Windows 10.

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RevenueCat raises $40M Series B for its in-app subscription platform

– RevenueCat, a startup offering a series of tools for developers of subscription-based apps, has raised $40m in Series B funding.
– The funding round was led by Y Combinator Continuity Fund and included participation from Index Ventures, SaaStr, Oakhouse, Adjacent and FundersClub, as well as Blinklist CTO Tobias Balling and Algolia CEO Nicolas Dessaigne.
– With the round, YC Continuity Partner Anu Hariharan is joining RevenueCat’s board, which today includes Index’s Mark Fiorentino in addition to the founders.
– The company offers a real-time dashboard that display key metrics, like subscription revenue, churn, LTV (lifetime value), subscriber numbers, conversions and more.

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Vev Raises €5M in Seed Funding

– Vev is an Oslo, Norway – based collaborative visual editor for professional developers, designers and content creators to build and launch interactive websites and digital content.
– The company raised €5m in seed funding from EQT Ventures with participation from existing investors, Sagene Tech Ventures and Skyfall Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to launch its platform to the public, invest in product development, and scale its commercial team.

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Forte Raises $185M Series A at $1B Valuation Led by Griffin Gaming Partners

– Forte, an organization building a blockchain-based economic platform for video games, announced it has raised $185M in Series A funding led by Griffin Gaming Partners.
– New and existing investors including Union Grove Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, and Canaan also participated in the round.
– The Series A funding values the organization at $1B.
– Funds will be used to accelerate the development of its end-to-end blockchain platform, which lets developers create fungible and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and build scalable token-based game economies.
– Forte’s economic technology aims to address the growing misalignment between game developers, players, and fans.

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CircleCI: $100 Million Funding And $1.7 Billion Valuation

– CircleCI is a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform.
– The company raised $100m in Series F funding.
Greenspring Associates led the round with participation from Eleven Prime, IVP, Sapphire Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, Baseline Ventures, Threshold Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Owl Rock Capital, and Next Equity Partners.
– Stacey Epstein will also join CircleCI’s board of directors.

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Nota Raises $5M in Series B Funding

– Nota, Inc. from Kyoto, Japan develops self-service support application Helpfeel, an instant FAQ B2B SaaS that enables high rates of self-service by customers and reduces support costs.
– The company raised $5M in Series B funding.
– The round was led by One Capital with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Hakuhodo DY Ventures, and Persol Process & Technology.

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Tasktop Raises $100M in Funding

– Tasktop is a Vancouver, BC-based value stream management (VSM) platform provider.
– Tasktop received $100m strategic investment from Sumeru Equity Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth and expand market leadership.
– Mik Kersten, Founder and CEO, remains at the helm of the company.

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Airtable is now valued at $5.77B with a fresh $270 million in Series E funding

– Airtable, a no-code relational database, raised $270m funding.
– The round was led by Greenoaks Capital and joined by WndrCo, as well as existing investors Caffeinated Capital, CRV and Thrive.
– The company plans to use the funding to accelerate the development of its enterprise product and growing the team.
– The company was approached by Greenoaks, rather than actively seeking funding.

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Tetrate, Started by Istio Founders, Raises $40 Million to Help Enterprises With Cloud-Native Application Networking Platform

– Tetrate announced today that it has raised $40m in a Series B funding round led by Sapphire Ventures.
– Other new investors, Scale Venture Partners and NTTVC, and existing investors, Dell Technologies Capital, Intel Capital, 8VC, and Samsung NEXT, participated in the round.
– The Series B funding will be used to develop advanced capabilities within Tetrate Service Bridge, the only cloud-agnostic, hybrid cloud applications networking platform.
– Funding also will support a new SaaS offering: an Istio-based platform that makes the application service mesh easier to consume.
– Additionally, Tetrate will expand go-to-market activities in the Americas and initiate go-to-market teams in Europe and Asia.

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Flatfile Raises $35M in Series A Funding

– Flatfile is a data onboarding software company based in Denver.
– The company raised $35m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from Workday Ventures and previous investors including Afore Capital, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, Gradient Ventures, and Two Sigma Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s all-remote workforce and product development.

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Snyk Closes $300M Series E Financing; Valued at $4.7 Billion

– Snyk from Boston is a cloud native application security company.
– The company closed a Series E financing, totaling $300m.
– The round was led by Accel and Tiger Global, with participation from existing investors Addition, Boldstart Ventures, Canaan Partners, Coatue, GV (formally Google Ventures), Salesforce Ventures, Stripes and funds managed by BlackRock; new investors include Alkeon, Atlassian Ventures, Franklin Templeton, Geodesic Capital, Sands Capital Ventures and Temasek.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand its business reach.

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Songclip™ Announces $11 Million in New Funding

– Songclip™ announced that it has raised $11m in new funding.
– The round was led by Gregg Smith of Evolution VC Partners.
– Songclip works in partnership with the music industry to properly protect and monetize music IP, opening up a new $5 billion marketplace for music in apps.
– This new raise includes participation by The Kraft Group, Michael Rubin, Raised in Space, Gaingels, and Forefront Venture Partners.
– Industry executives Jason Flom, Steve Greenberg and the band AJR, join previous investors such as iHeartMedia Ventures, SWAT Equity Partners and Northwood Ventures.
– To date, Songclip has raised $22m.
– Songclip works on behalf of the music industry to supply back-end technology and licensing to facilitate music integrations, compliance, measurement and monetization across a variety of consumer app sectors.

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Songclip raises $11M to bring more licensed music to social media

– Songclip, a music search and sharing platform, raised $11m in funding.
– The round was led by GGV Capital and joined by existing investors including Sequoia Capital, Upfront Ventures, and Shasta Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its team and grow its technology.

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Soccer Manager Raises £3M in Funding

– Soccer Manager from Preston, UK, raised £3m in funding.
– The round was led by its existing investor Mercia’s own funds, the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and the Government’s Future Fund.
– The company intends to use the funds to grow its user base in the Middle East and Far East through local language translations, further develop its SM 2022 game which is due to launch this autumn, and relaunch its original multi-player game, SM World, by creating new apps and adding new features.

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Lob Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding To Scale Its Direct Mail Platform

– Lob, the leading direct mail platform, announced that it has raised $50m in Series C funding.
– Led by long-time investor Y Combinator Continuity, this new financing round brings Lob’s total capital raised to $80m.
– Over 8,500 customers, including Twitter, Expedia, Booking.com, Betterment, Clover Health, Root Insurance and ThredUp, are using Lob’s platform to automate direct mail workflows.
– One in two U.S. households have now received mail generated from Lob’s platform, and the company is on pace to triple the amount of mail it will send in a single year.
– To continue scaling its operations, Lob is expanding its print delivery network—already the largest in America.

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Creatio raises $68 million for low-code enterprise process automation

– Creatio, a low-code process automation and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, has raised $68 million in a round of funding led by growth equity firm Volition Capital.
– The raise, which is the first external investment in Creatio’s eight-year history, comes during a boom period for low-code and no-code platforms, spanning everything from enterprise app building and marketing analytics to web development, game production, and process automation.
– The global low-code development market is pegged at roughly $10 billion today, a figure that’s projected to rise to $187 billion within a decade as businesses battle to hire and retain top technical talent.
– Low-code platforms promise to help businesses improve many of their internal development and operational processes by enabling less technically-able workers to lean on automated tools such as Creatio.

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Replit raises $20 million for collaborative browser-based coding

– Replit, a browser-based integrated development environment (IDE) built for cross-platform collaborative coding, has raised $20 million in a series A round of funding led by A.Capital Ventures.
– Replit, which counts users from big-name companies such as Google, Facebook, and Stripe, closed the funding round in early 2020 but for various business and pandemic-related reasons delayed the announcement until today.
– Replit said it has invested the capital in R&D, hiring, and platform feature launches, noting that its user base has surged by 122% to more than 6 million users while its employee base has doubled.
– Founded out of San Francisco in 2016, Replit touts itself as the “first fully online multiplayer computing environment,” one that enables anyone to begin coding with minimal preparation and no downloads.

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Sentry Grabs $60M Series D Financing

– Sentry, the leader in application monitoring, has raised $60m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by its first capital investor, Accel, with participation from existing investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and new investor, BOND.
Accel was the first investor in Sentry, leading its seed round in 2015 and it has increased its stake in every subsequent round.

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Copado raises $96 million for Salesforce-native DevOps

– Copado, a developer operations (DevOps) platform built for Salesforce, has closed a $96 million series B round co-led by Insight Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
– This follows an initial $26 million series B investment Copado announced last summer.
– The Salesforce ecosystem could be at least 4 times larger than Salesforce itself, according to some estimates, as myriad third parties build sizable businesses off the back of the platform.
– In the past three weeks alone, we’ve seen OwnBackup raise $167.5 million at a $1.4 billion valuation to bring cloud data backups to Salesforce, while fledgling startup Scratchpad secured $13 million for a productivity workspace aimed at Salesforce-powered sales teams.

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Spectral exits stealth with $6.2 million to find costly security mistakes buried in code

– Spectral, an Israeli startup that’s developing automated tools to help developer teams spot mistakes such as confidential data buried in code, has emerged from stealth today with $6.2 million in a seed round of funding co-led by Amiti and MizMaa.
– Recent data from IBM suggests that the average cost of a data breach globally is $3.9 million, a figure that rises to more than $8.6 million for U.S. companies. As businesses have had to double down on their digital efforts over the past year due to the pandemic, this could open the door to more costly coding mistakes as businesses rush to ship new code.

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OutSystems, Software Development Platform Leader, Raises $150 Million Investment at $9.5 Billion Valuation

– OutSystems, the leading modern application platform, today announced a $150 million capital raise.
– The round, co-led by Abdiel Capital and Tiger Global, values OutSystems at $9.5 billion.
– The funding will be used to expand investments in its R&D and GTM strategy.
– OutSystems was founded to give every organization the power to innovate through software.
– Using the OutSystems platform, businesses of all sizes can develop, deploy and manage critical apps at speed—enabling them to respond to market opportunities and continuously deliver value through software-driven innovation.
– OutSystems makes this possible by combining extraordinarily fast, visual, model-driven development with a modern platform built around AI, cloud, DevOps, and security.

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GeneQuine Biotherapeutics Raises Over Euro 9M in Series A and Non-Dilutive Funding

– GeneQuine is a Hamburg, Germany-based biotech company focused on the development of gene therapy for musculoskeletal disorders.
– The company raised a total of €9.05m in Series A and non-dilutive funding.
– The round was led by Pacira BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX), with participation from High-Tech Gründerfonds, Noshaq SA, and Samum Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH.

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