inSTREAMLY raises €1.1m, plans expansion into new markets – Esports Insider

Warsaw-based live streaming sponsorships platform inSTREAMLY has raised €1.1m (~£955,887) from its latest seed round. The investment, led by Supernode Global, is expected to go towards the platform’s expansion into new markets. Colopl Next and PKO TFI were also involved in the seed round.  RELATED: Shotcall nets $2.2m seed round for streaming monetisation platform According […]

Powder Raises $14M Series A Led by Serena – The Esports Observer

French tech startup Unique Entertainment Expérience, which is doing business as Powder, announced that it has secured a $14M USD Series A financing round led by Paris-based venture capital firm Serena. Further investors include General Catalyst, Slow Ventures, Alven Capital, Banque publique d’investissement (Bpifrance) through its fund Digital Venture, Secocha Ventures, Turner Novak, and Kevin Hartz.  The startup, which was co-founded in 2018 by Stanislas Coppin (CEO), […]

Deeplite Raises $6-million Series Seed to Enable AI for Everyday Life

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 13, 2021– Montreal-based AI startup Deeplite Inc. today announced the closing of a $6-million seed financing round led by the Boston-based venture capital firm PJC with participation from leading AI technology venture firms and industry leaders Innospark Ventures, Differential Ventures, Ajay Shah Executive Chairman, Smart Global Holding, and included follow on investment from […]

SambaNova raises $676M to mass-produce AI training and inference chips

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. SambaNova Systems, a startup developing chips for AI workloads, today announced it has raised $676 million, valuing the company at more than $5 billion post-money. SambaNova says it plans to expand its customer base — particularly in the datacenter market […]

WhiteSource raises $75M to move beyond open source security and compliance management

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for free or grab a discounted VIP pass today. WhiteSource, a platform that companies such as Microsoft, IBM, and Comcast use to secure their open source software components, has raised $75 million in a series F round of funding. Founded in 2011, WhiteSource automatically identifies every open […]

Blue Dot raises $32M for AI that helps companies comply with tax codes

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for free or grab a discounted VIP pass today. Tax compliance platform Blue Dot (previously VatBox) today announced it has raised $32 million, bringing its total raised to over $96 million. The firm says it will put the funds toward product R&D and expanding the size of […]

Lowkey raises $7M to capture your gameplay moments

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Lowkey has raised $7 million in funding for its platform to capture your gameplay moments. It has created video editing tools that let gamers post short snippets on social media. Casual friend groups to the top esports teams in the […]

Rivery raises $16M to help enterprises manage and transform data

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. Rivery, a data management platform geared toward enterprises, today closed a $16 million series A round, bringing its total raised to date to over $22 million. The company says the funds will be put toward expanding the size of its […]

Industry Ventures Raises Oversubscribed $850 Million Secondary Fund

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 24, 2021– Industry Ventures, a leading investment firm focused on venture capital, announced today the final closing of Industry Ventures Secondary IX (“the Fund” or “Secondary IX”) at its $850 million hard cap. Consistent with the strategy of prior funds, Secondary IX will seek exposure to leading later-stage companies through flexible investment […]

1v1Me Raises a $2M Pre-Seed Financing Round, Launches Gaming Wagering App

Tech startup 1v1Me announced that it has raised a $2M USD pre-seed financing round to launch its online gaming wagering platform. Investors that participated in the investment include On Deck, AngelList Access Fund, Sterling.VC, Lightshed Ventures, BettorCapital, Erik Torenberg, Turner Novak, Niv Dror, Ali Hamed, Cody and Cole Hock, Anthony Pompliano, Hannah “NoisyButters” Bryan, Justin Waldron, Austin Rief, Trevor McFedries, Julie Young, Ian Borthwick, Albert Cheng, and Stephen […]