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September 2019 Venture Deals

Here are the PNW startups that announced new fundraising rounds in the month of September. It’s a long list - people are back at work!


Series B and Later Rounds 🚀

  • Clio - cloud-based legal practice management software - $250M Series D led by TCV and JMI Equity
  • Trulioo - electronic identity and business verification API - $53M Series C led by Goldman Sachs
  • Terramera - manufacturer of alternative pesticides - $45M Series B led by Ospraie Ag Science
  • Navigating Cancer - patient relationship management platform - $26M Series D led by Merck
  • Faraday Pharmaceuticals - biopharma company developing elemental reducing agents - $25M Series B led by ARCH
  • OncoCell MDx - blood-based immuno-genomic assay to assess prostate cancer - $22M Series B led by Savitr Capital
  • Bigleaf Networks - cloud-first SD-WAN provider- $21M Series B led by Updata Partners
  • Echodyne - metamaterials-based radars for government and commercial markets - $20M Series B1 led by VanEdge


Series A Rounds 🛫


Seed Rounds 🌱

  • Brave Care - children-only urgent care clinics - $5M Seed from Sesame Street, Greycroft, and Founder’s Co-op
  • Baubax - online clothing company designing clothes for traveling - $1.3M raised on Kickstarter
  • Starform - game developer built around small autonomous teams - $1.25M Seed led by 1Up Ventures
  • Kurvv - AI services for small businesses - $1M Seed led by SEMA


Some quick observations from me on this list:


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