This weekly feature from Dynamic Business runs down the week’s top funding rounds from Australia and the US. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here.
Arlula secures $2.2 million in seed funding
Australian space tech startup Arlula today announced it has raised AUD$2.2 million (USD$1.5 million) to expand access to Earth Observation (EO) data and imagery, allowing individuals, small businesses and large enterprises alike to harness its full potential.
Main Sequence, Australia’s deep tech investment fund founded by CSIRO, led the funding, with participation from Black Nova Venture Capital.
FLINTpro Corp. raises USD$9 million Series A investment
FLINTpro, a nature technology company that empowers organizations to measure and manage land-based natural capital, has announced the closing of its USD $9.0 million Series A funding round. Understorey Ventures led the round with new participation from Pollination, Persei Venture and existing investors Ananta-OM and Synovia Capital.
Finspo raises $2.55M in latest funding round
Finspo, the digital mortgage broker founded by ex-bankers in 2019, has completed its Series D capital round and raised $2.55 million in equity funding to scale up its business and advance its end-to-end digital experience. The funding will help Finspo build on its game-changing platform that digitises and automates the home loan application process on its way to providing customers the option of a fully robo mortgage broking experience.
Gradiant secures $225 million in funding to drive business expansion
Gradiant, a leading global provider of advanced water and wastewater treatment solutions, announced today the successful closure of its Series D financing round, raising an impressive $225 million. This round was spearheaded by BoltRock Holdings and Centaurus Capital, propelling Gradiant’s total funding to over $400 million and its valuation to an impressive $1 billion.
US content creator companies Surpass $4 billion in funding
New data from OnlyAccounts.io reveals that content creator companies in the United States have collectively secured over $4 billion in funding, surpassing the combined funding of their European and Asian counterparts by a staggering 60%.
Mortgage fintech company raises $2.55 million in Series D funding
Online mortgage broker Finspo, based in Melbourne and established just four years ago, has successfully raised $2.55 million in its recent Series D funding round. This investment will be directed towards enhancing Finspo’s digital platform, although specific details regarding the investors involved in the raise have not been disclosed.
Cotiss secures $2.2 million in Pre-Seed funding round
Procurement startup Cotiss, headquartered in New Zealand, has secured $2.2 million in pre-Seed funding. The round was led by Blackbird Ventures and received support from Icehouse Ventures, AfterWork Ventures, Phase One, and Co-Ventures. This infusion of capital will bolster Cotiss’s growth and further develop its innovative procurement solutions.
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