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The Consumer Roundup #25
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I hope you’re having a great long weekend. Here are the latest deals from the past week in consumer and e-commerce technology.
Deals & Debuts
Nothing, the consumer electronics manufacturer that has so far produced their own smart phone and ear buds, raised $96 million led by Highland Europe with participation from Google Ventures, EQT Ventures, C Capital, and Swedish House Mafia - PR Newswire
Faraday Future, the electric vehicle company, raised $90 million from existing investors - TechCrunch
Betr, the company that’s focused on improving the sports betting experience, raised $35 million A2 funding round led by Roger Ehrenberg via IA Sports Ventures and Eberg Capital as well as Fuel Venture Capital - Refresh Miami
Honey Homes, a subscription-based handyman on-demand service, raised a $9 million Series A led by Khosla Ventures - TechCrunch
S.O.S. the tech-enabled vending machine network that sells wellness products, raised $7.6 million from Wasserman Ventures and Urban Us Capital - PR Newswire
Voice.ai, an AI technology that lets users change their voices in real time, raised $6 million led by Mucker Capital and M13 - TechCrunch
Heading, the healthcare provider that treats patients with depression and trauma, raised $4.5 million Series A extension led by Gron Ventures and Jam Fund, with additional support from the One Mind Accelerator, Thiel Capital, Mystic Ventures, Gaingels, and Antifund - PR Newswire
IMoterbike, a Malaysia-based e-commerce marketplace for preowned motorcycles, raised a $2.6 million Series A led by Gobi Partners and Ondine Capital - Technode
Shopzetu, a fashion marketplace based in Kenya, raised $1 million preseed round led by Chui Ventures with participation from Launch Africa, Roselake Ventures and Logos Ventures - TechCrunch
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Omeat, a food tech company focused on cultivated beef, raised $40 million Series A from S2G Ventures, Google Ventures, Bold Capital Partners, Tyson Ventures, Rethink Food, Trailhead Capital and Cavallo Ventures - TechCrunch
Everytable, the multi-channel fresh-prepared food business with stores, subscriptions, delivery, and SmartFridges, raised $25 million Series C-2 from the Dohmen Impact Investment fund - PR Newswire
Bluu Seafood, the company dedicated to bringing cultivated fish products to the market, raised $17.5 million led by Sparkfood and LBBW VC with participation from Delivery Hero, SeaX Ventures, Manta Ray Ventures, Norrsken VC, Hamburgische Investitions- und Förderbank and Dr. Oetker - TechCrunch
Gradient Comfort, an air conditioner that cools & heats year round, and never blocks the view, raised a $9 million follow-on Series A led by Climate Investment - Business Wire
SnapCalorie, the computer vision health app that can calculate how many calories are in a meal from a picture, raised $2 million from Accel, Index Ventures, former CrossFit CEO Eric Roza and Y Combinator - TechCrunch
Adamo Foods, a London-based food tech startup that is developing plant-based whole-cut meats via fermentation, raised $1.9 million pre-seed round from SFC Capital - Tech.eu
Cart.com, an end-to-end e-commerce services platform, raised $60 million Series C from B. Riley Venture Capital, Kingfisher Investment Advisors, Snowflake Ventures, Prosperity7 Ventures, Legacy Knight at $1.2 billion valuation - TechCrunch
Baskit, the Indonesian company that is digitizing the supply chain management for inventory-based businesses, raised $3.3 million from Betatron, Forge, 1982, Investible, DS/X, Orvel and Michael Sampoerna - TechCrunch