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Written by Ken Gaebler
From Avicena to Zayzoon, we’ve got you covered for the latest venture capital investments. Here are 16 new venture capital deals for August 2022.
Our list of August 2022 VC deals continues to grow, as does our entire VC deal database.
Here are sixteen tech companies that raised new venture capital this month.
Avicena has closed a $25 million Series A funding round. Investors included Cerberus Capital Management, Clear Ventures, Samsung Catalyst Fund and Micron Ventures. The company develops chip-to-chip interconnects and is based in Mountain View, California.
New York-based Axio, which provides a SaaS platform for cyber risk qualification and assessment, raised $23m in an ISTARI-led Series B funding round, with the participation from previous investors IA Capital Group, Distributed Ventures and Bob Dudley.
U.K.-based Cera, which offers long-term home healthcare services, landed a $320 million round of funding and debt. Investors included Kairos HQ, Evolve HealthCare Partners, Vanderbilt University, Schroders Capital, Squarepoint Capital, Guinness Asset Management, Jane Street Capital, Yabeo Capital, Oltre Impact, 8090 Partners and Robin Klein.
Cybrary, which offers cybersecurity training, raised $25 million in new funding. The Series C ride was co-led by BuildGroup and Gula Tech Adventures. The company is based in College Park, Maryland.
Emitrr, which has a task automation platform for small businesses, raised $4 million in investment capital. Chiratae Ventures took the lead in the round, partnering with FortyTwo VC, Venture Highway and Axilor Ventures.
Tel Aviv-based Flow Security closed a $10 million seed funding round led by Amiti. GFC, Amdocs Ventures and various angel investors have also joined the funding round. Flow Security’s Data Security Platform helps organizations overcome security challenges by continuously mapping and detecting all data risks for an improved data security posture.
New York-based Footprint, an early-stage startup, raised $6 million in seed funding. Index Ventures led the round, with backing from BoxGroup, K5 Global, Lerer Hippeau, Not Boring Capital, Operator Partners and Palm Tree Crew. Footprint wants to transform the way businesses collect information, while helping consumers take control of their own data
Los Angeles-based Gym Class now has an additional $8 million to further develop and market its VR basketball app. Andreessen Horowitz led the seed funding round with support from Y Combinator.
IDRx, which works on new cancer therapies, raised $122 million in a Series A funding round that attracted Andreessen Horowitz and Casdin Capital as lead investors. They were joined by Nextech Invest and Forge Life Science Partners. The company is based in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Sam Altman led a $12.5 million round for Locket, an app developer focused on homescreen photo sharing. Altman was joined by Sugar Capital, Costanoa Ventures, Mike Krieger and Adam D’Angelo.
Los Angeles-based MarqVision, which protects brands from counterfeiters, secured $20 million in new funding. The Series A round brought together investments from Atinum Investments, DST Global Partners, SoftBank, Bass Investment and Y Combinator.
Los Angeles-based Niche landed seed funding, with a $1.8 million seed round led by MetaWeb, with participation from Alumni Ventures Group. Niche is a new web3 social media platform.
Savana, which develops customer engagement and account management solutions for financial firms, raised $45 million in new growth capital. The Series A funding round was led by Georgian. The company is based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
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San Francisco-based Vetted, a product search-focused search engine, raised $15 million in Series A funding. Insight Partners led the round, with participation from Bling Capital, Index Ventures and Golden Ventures.
Vori just landed $10 million in venture capital. The Series A funding round was led by The Factory, with Greylock, E2JDJ, MKT1 and Mollie Stone’s Markets also investing. Based in East Palo Alto, California, the company develops and markets a B2B inventory management platform.
Canadian startup ZayZoon, which gives employees instant access to their earned salary on demand, has raised $12.5 million. Carpe Diem Investments and Alpenglow Capital led the round, with participation from InterGen Capital and Prairie Merchant Corporation.
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