Tech funding: KKday, Samanage, Plus One Robotics, Drivetime

Technology companies such as KKday, Samanage, Plus One Robotics, Drivetime, among others, have announced their funding rounds.
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Samanage raised $30 million in its series D, led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The most recent investment brings the company’s total funding to more than $70 million. Its last funding round in 2017 reached $20 million.


KKday, an ecommerce platform in Asia, announced its Series B+ funding co-led by LINE Ventures and the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund. Existing investors, including CDIB Capital and Monk’s Hill Ventures, also participated with follow-on investments.

Plus One Robotics

Plus One Robotics, a 3-D vision and controls developer for robotic automation in the logistics and e-commerce markets, has secured an additional $10 million in funding from a strategic North American family office and management entity, bringing total investment in the company to $20 million.


Drivetime, an entertainment company developing voice games for drivers, announced $4 million in seed funding from a syndicate of technology and media investors spanning Silicon Valley, New York City and Los Angeles.

Felicis Ventures, Fuel Capital, Steadfast Venture Capital, Webb Investment Network, Sinai VC, Canaan Partners, Access Ventures, Founders Fund, Index Ventures and The Chernin Group are the other investors.

Angel investors include Zynga co-founders Mark Pincus, Eric Schiermeyer and Justin Waldron, Applovin founder Adam Foroughi, Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy, founder Eduardo Vivas and former Japanese soccer star Keisuke Honda.