Tech funding: Lingokids, STRIVR, Tiny, HEED

Lingokids, STRIVR, Tiny, HEED, among others, have announced their latest tech funding to speed up growth.
Dollar spending on technology


Lingokids, the English language learning platform for early childhood, has raised $6 million in a series A round of funding led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, with participation from existing investors JME Venture Capital, Sabadell Ventures, Big Sur Ventures and Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX. New participants include Silicon Valley ed-tech investor Reach Capital, Athos Capital, and All Iron Ventures.


STRIVR, a provider of virtual reality (VR) training, announced a $16-million round of financing led by GreatPoint Ventures (GPV).


Tiny, the rich-text editing platform, has raised $4 million in Series A funding led by BlueRun Ventures. Some of the customers of Tiny include Atlassian, Medium, Evernote, Zendesk, Drift, and WordPress.


HEED, a new AI platform for live events, announced a $35 million funding round led by SoftBank Group International.