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August 2019 Venture Deals

Here’s a roundup of PNW startups that announced new fundraising rounds in the month of August.

Series B and Later Rounds 🚀

  • Flyhomes - tech-powered real estate brokerage - $21M Series B (plus $120M in debt) led by Canvas Ventures
  • Zenoti - booking platform for spas and salons - $20M Series C1 led by Steadview
  • Lumithera - photobiomodulation treatment device - $5M Series C

Series A Rounds 🛫

  • Chinook Therapeutics - drug discovery platform for kidney diseases - $65M Series A led by Versant
  • Mason - all in one mobile infrastructure solution - $25M Series A led by Coatue
  • Blokable - modular housing developer - $23M Series A led by Vulcan
  • Herbivore - online skincare brand offering non-toxic products - $15M Series A led by Silas Capital
  • Ally - OKR management software - $8M Series A led by Accel
  • Wibotic - wireless charging technology - $6M round led by SV Tech Ventures
  • ePact - emergency communication network - $4.5M Series A led by Yaletown
  • Livible - valet on-demand storage service - $3M convertible note

Seed Rounds 🌱

  • Remarkably - marketing analytics for property managers - $4.1M Seed led by Wildcat
  • SingleFile - automated compliance filing platform - $3.3M Seed led by Foundry Group
  • StormSensor - storm water monitoring platform - $3.2M Seed
  • Dumpling - software for grocery delivery franchises - $3M Seed led by Floodgate
  • Atomo Coffee - “molecular coffee” produced without coffee beans - $2.6M Seed led by Horizons Ventures
  • Glow - podcast monetization platform - $2.3M Seed led by Greycroft
  • Inspo Network - premium lifestyle content company - $2.2M Seed

A few very quick observations from me on this list:

  • Pretty standard mix of SaaS, tech-enabled services, and products last month
  • Series A rounds are getting big!
  • Cool to see two companies spin out of PSL and get funded in the same month

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