Tech funding: YayPay, Atmos Home, AtScale, BlockFi

Technology companies such as YayPay, Atmos Home, AtScale, BlockFi, Juniper Square, Optibus, Synthace, ShootProof, Guru, Tigera, among others, have announced their latest funding rounds.
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Financial technology start-up YayPay raised $8.4 million in funding — led by Information Venture Partners. Existing investors including Birchmere, QED, Fifth Third Capital, Gaingels, and 500 Fintech Fund, a new supporting institutional investor, Runway Venture Partners, also joined the round. The company’s total funding to date is $14 million.

Atmos Home

Atmos Home, a developer of intelligent smart home control system, has closed on a $1 million seed round from Luminance Brands.


AtScale, a data warehouse virtualization platform company, has closed a Series D funding round led by Morgan Stanley, with participation from new investors as well as AtScale’s previous investors Storm Ventures, Wells Fargo and Atlantic Bridge.

Juniper Square

Juniper Square, a technology provider for real estate investments, announced $25 million in Series B funding led by Ribbit Capital. Felicis Ventures, Zigg Capital, and other strategic investors, have also made investment. This latest investment brings total funding to date to $33 million.


BlockFi, a crypto-to-USD lender, announced $4 million in convertible debt investments led by Akuna Capital with participation from Susquehanna Government Products, CMT Digital, Recruit Strategic Partners, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Morgan Creek Digital and Devonshire Investors.


Optibus, a technology platform for transportation operators, closed $ 40 million Series B financing round, led by Insight Venture Partners with a strategic investment by Alibaba Group. Existing investors, including Verizon Ventures, Pitango Venture Capital, New Era Capital and Sir Ronald Cohen, also participated in the round.


Synthace, a cloud software platform for automating biological research and development, closed $25.6 million Series B financing round led by Horizons Ventures with additional investment from Luminous Ventures, SOSV and select other individual and large family office investors.


ShootProof, a provider of online gallery software for photographers, announced a significant growth investment by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG).


Guru, a revenue empowerment network, has secured $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Thrive Capital, with participation from existing investors Emergence Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack Fund, and Michael Dell’s MSD Capital.


Tigera, an enterprise software company providing security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes platforms, closed its Series B funding round of $30 million led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Madrona, NEA, and Wing.


Zymergen, a molecular manufacturing technology company, has raised $400 million in Series C funding led by returning investor SoftBank Vision Fund. New investors Goldman Sachs and Hanwha Asset Management, as well as returning investors, DCVC (Data Collective), True Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, DFJ and Innovation Endeavors, have also participated in the round., conversation intelligence platform for sales teams, has closed a $33 million series B round — led by Georgian Partners with participation by returning investors Redpoint Ventures and Emergence Capital.

Medsphere Systems

Medsphere Systems, a provider of healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, closed $32 million in financing from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital and East West Bank.