💰The Funding Letter #744: September 21

Fivetran, SmartLabs, The Org, and more...

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🌎 Americas


Fivetran is an automated data integration platform helping businesses to extract data from different cloud storage and database sources and load it to their data warehouse anytime. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $565M, Series D

Round Investors: Andreessen Horowitz (lead), CEAS Investments, D1 Capital Partners, General Catalyst

Press: TechCrunch, VentureBeat

HQ: Oakland, CA

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 592 (⚡16% increase in last 6 months)

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


Blueground is a real estate tech company offering beautifully furnished and thoughtfully equipped apartments for a month, a year, or even longer and are designed to help people simply show up and start living. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $180M, Series C

Round Investors: WestCap (lead), Geolo Capital, VentureFriends, Prime Ventures

Press: Business Wire, FinSMEs

HQ: New York, NY

Industry: Real Estate

Employee Count: 421 (⚡13% increase in last 6 months)

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


SmartLabs provides Labs-as-a-Service for pharmaceutical scientists that include research and development labs, vivariums, process development suites, and cGMP suites, enabling businesses to accelerate scientific discovery and therapeutic commercialization. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $250M, Series B

Round Investors: ArrowMark Partners (lead), Winslow Capital Management, Onex Falcon, Conversion Venture Capital

Press: Business Wire, FinSMEs

HQ: Boston, MA

Industry: Biotechnology

Employee Count: 88 (⚡11% increase in last 6 months)

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


The Org is a network of 130,000+ public org charts, focused on turning them into an interactive tool for collaboration, adding a professional profile that connects all individuals and teams in a transparent network and real-time professional map of work. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $20M, Series B

Round Investors: Tiger Global Management (lead), Sequoia, Founders Fund, Balderton Capital

Press: FinSMEs, GlobeNewswire

HQ: New York, NY

Industry: Internet

Employee Count: 58 (⚡12% increase in last 6 months)


Altana AI is a trade data management platform providing a real-time view of transactions, ownership, and risk across the global trade network, empowering businesses, governments, and financial institutes to make trade safer, efficient, and profitable. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $15M, Series A

Round Investors: GV (lead), Amadeus Capital Partners, Floating Point Group, Ridgeline Partners

Press: PR Newswire, VentureBeat

HQ: New York, NY

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 41 (⚡41% increase in last 6 months)


Boom Entertainment excites and connects sports fans through games, designing and operating world-class, free-to-play, games for media, league, and pro sports team partners. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $15M, Series A

Round Investors: Sands Capital (lead), Defy Partners, Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Rush Street Interactive

Press: PR Newswire, FinSMEs

HQ: New York, NY

Industry: Sports

Employee Count: 59 (⚡31% increase in last 6 months)


WurkNow has developed an ecosystem that helps employees and agencies collaboratively manage their experience from onboarding and placement to compliance and workforce management, all in one place. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $10M, Series A

Round Investors: Newport Hayseed Group (lead)

Press: FinSMEs, Business Wire

HQ: Irvine, CA

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 17


Xata.io has developed a serverless database by combining a relational database, an analytics engine, and a free-text search engine with granular security, zero-downtime migrations, subscriptions, ACID transactions, and caching built-in. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $5M, Seed

Round Investors: Index Ventures (lead), Christian Bach, Elad Gil, Firstminute Capital

Press: TechCrunch, Yahoo Finance

HQ: Wilmington, DE

Industry: Information Technology & Services

Employee Count: 3


Thoughtful Automation is pioneering a new approach to intelligent automation that allows companies of all sizes to leverage the power of automation to drive down costs and improve efficiencies within their business. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $5M, Seed

HQ: Chicago, IL

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 20

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


Ketch is a leading data control company for programmatic privacy, governance, and security, delivering a comprehensive solution to organizations seeking to protect data, build trust with consumers, and successfully compete in data-driven markets. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $20M, Venture - Series Undisclosed

Round Investors: Acrew Capital (lead), CRV, Ridge Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank

Press: TechCrunch

HQ: San Francisco, CA

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 38 (⚡65% increase in last 6 months)

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


Tecnofit has developed a business management software that helps to monitor the KPIs of gym management, handling class check-ins, personal training, and facility operations, enabling fitness businesses to easily manage their clients. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $13M, Venture - Series Undisclosed

Round Investors: Honey Island Capital (lead), EBANX, Quartz

HQ: Curitiba, Brazil

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 98


🌍 EMEA/APAC


Airwallex is a cross-border payment and foreign exchange platform that enables clients, suppliers, and institutions to issue and pay invoices in their preferred currency at the mid-market foreign exchange rate. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $200M, Series E

Round Investors: Lone Pine Capital (lead), 1835i Ventures, DST Global, G Squared

Press: TechCrunch, Finextra

HQ: Melbourne, Australia

Industry: Financial Services

Employee Count: 727 (⚡37% increase in last 6 months)

🔥Open Sales Gigs: Currently Hiring


Flippa is a marketplace that supports the small business ecosystem so that any business owner or buyer can sell or acquire a business, enabling online business owners to connect with buyers all over the world. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $11M, Series A

Round Investors: OneVentures (lead), Andrew Walsh, Bevan Clark, Gabby Leibovich

Press: TechCrunch, PR Newswire

HQ: Fitzroy, Australia

Industry: Internet

Employee Count: 97 (⚡17% increase in last 6 months)


Saqara has developed a digital construction and infrastructure bid management platform, specializing in the management of calls for tenders, from launch to signature. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $10.6M, Series A

Round Investors: A/O PropTech (lead), Activum, Concrete Venture Capital, Leigh Jasper

Press: FinSMEs, UK Tech News

HQ: Aubervilliers, France

Industry: Computer Software

Employee Count: 132 (⚡15% increase in last 6 months)


Naga is a social network for traders that allows everyone to trade forex, cryptocurrencies, stocks, and CFDs, revolutionizing the world by providing access to the best market tools for everyone across the globe. View on: LinkedIn.com | Sales Navigator.

New Funding Raised: $22.7M, Venture - Series Undisclosed

Round Investors: Elevat3 Capital

HQ: Limassol, Cyprus

Industry: Financial Services

Employee Count: 163 (⚡19% increase in last 6 months)


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  • ⭐️Melio is hiring Sales Managers for its NYC and Denver teams.

  • Stord is hiring a Director of Business Alliances for its remote (Atlanta HQ) team.

  • 15Five is hiring SDRs for its rapidly scaling, remote-first USA team.

  • Flo is hiring AEs for its remote-based USA team.

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