VC funding: Agrivida, Sandata Technologies, balena

Agrivida, Sandata Technologies, balena, Benchling, among others, announced their latest VC funding rounds for fund raising from venture capital firms.
VC funding investments

Agrivida

Agrivida has raised $8 million in funding led by the Open Prairie Rural Opportunities Fund with participation from existing investors including ARCH Venture Partners, Batios Holdings Limited, Cultivian Sandbox, Syngenta Ventures, Maschhoff’s Agricultural Holdings and Middleland Capital.

Sandata Technologies

Sandata Technologies, a provider of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) and home health technology solutions, has secured a significant growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a Silicon Valley-based investment firm.

balena

balena, an edge computing company, announced a $14.4 million Series B investment led by OpenView, with participation from existing investors including Threshold Ventures, Aspect Ventures, and GE Ventures.

Benchling

Benchling, a life sciences R&D cloud platform, has closed $34.5 million in Series C funding led by Menlo Ventures with new investors Lead Edge Capital and Y Combinator Continuity as well as returning investors Benchmark and Thrive Capital.