Mandolin Ends Up with Co-led Investors Foundry Group That Raised $12 Million

Mandolin released a press announcement on June 29, 2021 that the company had $12 Million funded by co-led investors the Foundry Group. The company is based out of Indianapolis, Indiana and has become a digital platform designed to help artists, venues, and fans connect through live music. Currently, Mandolin is a private company that was founded by women and is led by women; which showcases Mandolin as a diversity spotlight company within the United States. Mandolin was founded in 2020, which shows tremendous growth within the music streaming industry. Co-founders Mary Kay Huse, Robert Meitus, and Steve Caldwell who all […]

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Drata Ends Up With $25 Million In Its Series A Round from Lead Investor GGV Capital

On June 25, 2021 Drata announced how much their Series A round funding had brought in, a total of $25 Million. The investor company GGV Capital who has asset funding around the $9 Billion mark is known to help fund start-up security intelligence companies. However, what is Drata? Drata is a compliance and security automation company that offers a fast way to achieve and maintain continuous compliance. Automation companies are not only ruling the venture capital of 2021, but investors are on high alert for these exact companies. New co-led investors that participated are: Okta Ventures, Silicon Valley CISO Investors […]

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Forge Receives $150 Million Co-Led from Investors Temasek Holdings & More

On June 22, 2021 Forge announced that $150 Million was raised in total while a huge $50 Million amount was from investors Financial Technology Partners, Operative Capital, and Panorama Point Partners. Temsaek Holdings was another co-led investor that has 340 investments within Forge. The other investors are Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, Deutsche Borse, and LUN Partners Group who are just from the latest funding cycle. The reason for the huge amounts invested from different co-lead companies is because Forge focuses on buying and selling private company shares to credited investors. Which works in this company’s benefit because private shareholdings percentages […]

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Tonkean Closes on $83.2 Million from lead investor companies Accel & Lightspeed Ventures

Tonkean was founded in 2015, but is still being called a start-up tech company. On June 24, 2021 a press release showed exactly how much their early seed funding, Series A, and Series B round of funding happened to come to in total… $83.2 million. Lead investors Accel ensured that the $50 Million funding was met in this Series B funding round. Lightspeed Ventures helped with the Series A funding with $24 Million, where company Foundation Capital helped with the seed round funding at the very being of Tonkean’s existence. However, as the title says a complete total of $83.2 […]

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New Start-Up Company Batch Raises $5 Million from Founder JD Maresco and Co-led Investors

QR Codes will come to the forefront of the retail market with help from JD Maresco becoming the founder and the first official investor of Batch. Batch intends to be a retailer or companies main go to by helping a buyer to see information in one place; while the company can take the information and be able to place it within a QR code. It does have to be noted that as of right now reliant on Apple’s App Clip technology according to the press release that was announced on June 23, 2021. Because JD Maresco has been in charge […]

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