Springboard, Seekify, Purplle.com, Blue Ocean Robotics, Figure Technologies, Fiserv, among others, received VC funding from venture capital companies.
Springboard, an online learning platform for professionals, announced an $11 million in post Series A financing led by Reach Capital, with participation by Pearson Ventures, International Finance Corporation (IFC), as well as returning investors Costanoa Ventures, Learn Capital, and Blue Fog Capital. Co-founders of Springboard include Parul Gupta and Gautam Tambay.
Customer Experience SaaS platform Seekify has raised $1.5 million in seed funding led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from angel investors, Nishant Rao (founding partner at Avatar Venture Partners), Gaurav Agarwal (1mg) and Sameer Maheshwari (HealthKart). Arihant Jain is the co-founder and CEO of Seekify.
Arbe, an Israeli provider of radar sensing technology for driver safety and autonomous vehicles, has raised $32 million in private funding round.
Catalyst CEL, BAIC Capital, AI Alliance that includes Hyundai and MissionBlue Capital, and earlier investors Canaan Partners Israel, iAngels, 360 Capital Partners, O.G. Tech Ventures, and OurCrowd participated in the round. Arbe raised $55 million to date.
Goldman Sachs, an investment bank, along with other investors, have invested $30 million in beauty and personal care e-commerce platform Purplle.com in Series-C funding round. Existing investors such as IvyCap Ventures, Blume Ventures and JSW Ventures have also participated.
Blue Ocean Robotics
Blue Ocean Robotics, a supplier of robots for the healthcare, hospitality, construction and agriculture industries, has receiving funding of DKK 80 million or nearly $12 million from a team of investors from the robotics cluster based in and around Odense on the island of Funen in Denmark.
Figure Technologies, a blockchain technology company with focus on lending, has closed a $103 million Series C funding round led by Morgan Creek Digital and joined by MUFG Innovation Partners and other new and existing investors. Figure Technologies raised more than $225 million to date.
Motive Partners-led investors, a private equity firm focused on technology-enabled companies that power the financial services industry, has picked up to 60 percent of the Investment Services business of Fiserv, for approximately $510 million in net after-tax proceeds.
WalkMe, a digital adoption platform, has closed a $90 million funding led by Vitruvian Partners with participation from previous investor Insight Partners. WalkMe has raised over $307 million to date.