Funding roundup September 9 – September 16: Sonder, Kaloom and more

Dynamic Business enterprise delivers you the key startup fundraising from this week: 

Sonder raises AU$35m in Collection B funding

Sonder, a main wellbeing and safety corporation, has currently announced closing an AU$35 million Series B funding spherical. Blackbird Ventures led the oversubscribed spherical, with participation from new investors, like Look for Investments and SecondQuarter Ventures, and existing traders.

Along with Blackbird’s expense, Niki Scevak, Blackbird’s associate and co-founder, will sign up for Sonder’s Board.

Kaloom Secures $21 million in Funding 

Kaloom introduced it secured an additional USD 21 million from the Quebec authorities and recent investor, Alternative Funds Group (ACG), who matched the governing administration of Quebec’s financial commitment.

This newest investment decision will assist Kaloom’s go-to-current market method and increase its existing heterogeneous hardware technique by supporting more platforms like SmartNICs and Servers. 

Suzuki invests in Australian tech, Applied EV

Applied EV has closed the 1st tranche of two-part funding round, increasing AUD $21M at a valuation of AUD $170M. Worldwide automotive big, Suzuki, has taken a strategic stake in the firm. St Baker Electrical power and Innovation Fund is also a important trader in this spherical. 

Used EV is an Australian Know-how firm that has formulated a auto command procedure primarily based entirely on application known as the Electronic Backbone for use in electrical motor vehicles committed
to autonomous driving programs.

Agtech startup Lleaf raises $3.5 million

Lleaf, a Sydney-primarily based agtech company, has secured $3.5 million in a seed spherical for its light-emitting plastics for indoor agriculture.

The financing was led by Danish financial investment companies ALFA Ventures and 2 Degrees, with participation from The College of New South Wales and Cicada Improvements, where by Lleaf is located.

HealthMatch lands $10 million Sequence C

HealthMatch, a clinical trials accessibility startup, has raised $10 million in Collection C funding. Folklore Ventures, the company’s authentic backer, led the spherical.

Square Peg Funds made an $18 million Sequence B expense in December 2020 and later invested in Sequence C. In late 2019, Square Peg also led a $6 million sequence A spherical.

OccuRx raises $16 million for kidney disease demo

OccuRx, a biotech startup, has secured $16 million to fund scientific trials for its oral medicine to address long-term kidney sickness (CKD), a key induce of death. Brandon BioCatalyst and Uniseed led the financing, which incorporated a $1.5 million grant from biomedical incubator CUREator.            

New funding prospects open for sustainable start out-ups

Through the start of the 2022 eco-Disruptive initiative, commence-ups in Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong will have the opportunity to get revenue from Bupa to develop pilot solutions that profit the setting and people’s well being. 

The eco-Disruptive programme, now in its second year, connects start-ups with specialised Bupa teams whilst offering chosen commence-ups with about $40,000 in early funding to make radical methods to the most pressing issues facing our world.

Picked start out-ups will also compete for extra than $300,000 in funding to further develop their solution.

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