From Skully Helmets raising an $11 millions Series A round for smart technology motorcycle helmets to InMoji raising $1 million to create clickable emojis for brands, it has been another busy week for startups. Here at SnapMunk, we have rounded up some of the top funding announcements from this past week, giving you a quick glimpse into startups on the rise.
Providing employee email assistance, Knowmail utilizes machine learning of work habits to offer emails in order of importance rather than date/time received.
Metamarkets offers digital advertisers a real-time analytics platform.
Prexton Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical startup developing treatments for central nervous system disorders.
Roadster is disrupting the new car buying experience, providing a mobile-first platform that allows customers to choose their must-have car components and then discover which dealers have their dream vehicle in stock. Roadster even offers a vehicle delivery service.
LocoMotive Labs offers assistive learning mobile apps to help children learn math.
Mack Weldon offers men’s clothing basics like underwear, t-shirts, and socks. Using innovative fabrics (silver integrated into fabrics to prevent sweat odor) and warehouse robotics, Mack Weldon’s e-commerce direct-to-consumer platform ensures men never again have to set foot in a department store to purchase clothing basics.
Viv Labs provides an artificial intelligence platform to developers.
TrueFacet provides a marketplace for designer jewelry buyers and sellers.
HomeLane offers a design and home furnishings platform for home owners in India.
Available for iOS and Android devices, Citymaps lets users create collections on maps (i.e. favorite restaurants in NYC, best coffee shops in San Francisco, bucket list destinations).
Branch Metrics offers deep linking technology to app developers.
Zimperium offers cyber-security software to protect mobile devices.
Opendoor lets homeowners enter their address, receive an offer to purchase their home from Opendoor, and close the sale in days/weeks instead of months. Opendoor works with or without real estate agents. For homeowners looking for a quick sale instead of months of open houses and ongoing real estate showings, Opendoor offers an attractive alternative.
Chefs Feed raises $4 million Series A
Chefs Feed’s mobile-first technology connects top tier chefs, restaurants, and patrons.
Exablox provides enterprise data storage hardware and software.
3D Robotics offers personal drones and drone accessories.
Klipfolio offers data-driven dashboards as a service.
While some entrepreneurs prefer to bootstrap their venture rather than take VC or angel investments, there is no shortage of startup companies on the hunt for investors with deep pockets and oversized checkbooks. The above-listed companies are but a small sampling of the entrepreneurial endeavors that were on the receiving end of those big checkbooks this past week.