16 startups that have raised money recently
There are over 900 startups and tech companies that have raised money this year. Here are sixteen of them grouped by industry.
I’ve recently updated the Employbl company database to include the latest funding rounds for many technology companies. There’s too much info to share in a single post but I put together some highlights grouped by industry.
☀️ Renewable energy companies that have raised money recently
Silicon Ranch - Nashville, TN - raised $375 million from Private Equity investors to build solar farms.
Palmetto - Charleston, SC - solar company that raised $150 million from Private Equity recently, they were backed early on by Social Capital and Greycroft.
Form Energy - Somerville, MA - energy storage company, raised $105 million Grant funding round last month.
Our Next Energy - Novi, MI - energy storage company… that also uses AI, $300 million Series B funding round raised at the beginning of 2023.
BlocPower - New York, NY - smart energy efficient buildings. Raised $24 million Series B from Kapor Capital. a16z got in at the pre seed stage. Salesforce is also an investor. The founder is black and the company name kind of sound like black power which is kind of cool ✊🏾
Pristine Sun - San Francisco, CA - solar energy equipment supplier. They raised $250 million from Private Equity in February 2023.
Hecate Energy - Chicago, IL - develops solar and wind energy projects. They raised $550 million in debt this year.
Industrial Sun - Austin, TX - solar and renewable energy company founded in 2021. They raised a $90 million Series A this year.
🔐 Security companies that have raised money recently
Netskope - Santa Clara, CA - raised $400 million convertible note to build their software computer security platform. Company was founded in 2012 and has raised over $1.4 billion to date.
Snyk - Boston, MA - builds security software. They raised $25 million from ServiceNow at the beginning of the year and have raised over $1 billion to date.
Vannevar Labs - Palo Alto, CA - software security for the defense industry. They raised a $75 million Series B round this year.
🧪 BioTech companies that have raised money recently
Asimov - Boston, MA - “An integrated suite of cells, genes, and software to power advanced genetic design.” They raised $175 million Series B Andreessen Horowitz and others.
Colossal Biosciences - Dallas, TX - bioscience and genetic engineering. They raised $150 million Series B funding round.
💻 SaaS companies that have raised money recently
Chronosphere - New York, NY - cloud monitoring platform. Raised $115 million Series C funding round from Founders Fund + Greylock and more.
Craft.co - San Francisco, CA - competitior to Employbl. They share company data too and have raised a $32 million Series B this year.
Jump - Los Angeles, CA - technology platform for sports fans and sports teams. They raised a $30 million Series A.
💸 Investment companies that have raised money recently
These are companies that invest in other companies that have raised money to invest in companies.
Generate Capital - San Francisco, CA - very into sustainability. Their homepage says “let’s rebuild the world together”. They raised $923 million from Private Equity at the beginning of this year.
Accial Capital - Cambridge, MA - impact focused investor that raised $35 million from U.S. International Development Finance and others.
And many more…
If any of these look interesting feel free to check them out on the Employbl company search page: https://www.employbl.com/companies
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