Rounded Weekly- 6 Feb 2022
A roundup of the top 10 closed startup rounds for the week 24-30 Jan 2022.
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This week was a very busy week for startups rounds being closed. We actually found a few hundred companies on the database this week, much better than last week. Viva la startups!
So without further ado, here’s this week’s top 10 selection.
Top 10 Closed Rounds
Cruise is building self-driving cars to improve transportation in cities. They’re currently testing and rolling out v1 cars in some cities. This week, the company closed a $1.35 billion venture round on Feb 1, 2022 from SoftBank. To say that’s a great achievement is an understatement.
FTX offers a crypto and NFT trading platform online, with a mobile platform as well. It’s built by traders, for traders, offering a platform for beginners and pros. This week, the company closed a $400,000,000 Series C round on Jan 31, 2022 from a group of 10 investors including SoftBank and Tiger Global Management.
Cyara offers an automation and monitoring solution for cloud-based customer experience systems This week, the company closed a $350,000,000 venture round on Jan 31, 2022 from K1 Investment Management.
TTTech offers real-time networking platforms for corporate clients. These network platforms have a focus on safety controls. This week, the company closed a $250,000,000 Corporate round on Feb 3, 2022 from Audi (yes you read that right) and Aptiv.
Chargebee provides subscription and billing systems for both SaaS and e-commerce platforms. This week, the company closed a $250,000,000 Series H round on Feb 1, 2022 from a group of 5 investors including Tiger Global Management and Sequoia.
Cart.com is an e-commerce-as-a-service platform designed to help companies boost their e-commerce and accelerate online growth. This week, the company closed a $240,000,000 Venture round on Feb 3, 2022 from Visa, Citi, and Legacy Knight.
Loadsmart offers effective logistics solutions for corporate clients. Their aim is to help companies move freight fast and help carriers keep trucks full. This week, the company closed a $200,000,000 Series D round on Feb 1, 2022 from a group of 5 investors including SoftBank and BlackRock.
GWI offers insights and analysis on target audiences to marketing firms across the globe. This week, the company closed a $133,000,000 Series B round on Feb 1, 2022 from Permira.
9. Dewpoint Therapeutics
Dewpoint Therapeutics is a biotech company developing a drug platform that targets biomolecular condensates. It’s some very technical stuff, far beyond most people’s understanding of biotech. This week, the company closed a $150,000,000 Series C round on Feb 3, 2022 from a group of 12 investors including SoftBank.
10. Trust Machines
Trust Machines is building an ecosystem of applications and platform technologies aimed at unleashing the true potential of bitcoin. This week, the company closed a $150,000,000 Seed round on Feb 3, 2022 from a group of 5 investors including Breyer Capital and Union Square Ventures.
That's our selection of the top 10 rounds from this week, and there are some impressive companies on the list!
Congrats to the teams behind these startups on getting these rounds closed. Be sure to check out their websites if you want to find out more.
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