Berman Venture Capital is a microventure capital firm in Washington that focuses on offering capital and advisory services for real-estate businesses. Founded 2009 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series B, seed, series A, and series D rounds. Its portfolio companies include TFLiving, WhyHotel, Flex, Building Engines, Inc., Curbio, Pet Screening, Rabbet, Measurabl, and Bowery Valuation. As of June 2020, Camber CreekCamber Creek has made 41 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 9, 2020, when TFLiving raised $4.8M. Camber Creek has had eight exits, the most notable of which include Notion, GoCanvas, and 42Floors.
Dinakar Munagala, Satyaki Goneru, Val G. Cook and Ke Yin founded ThinCI in 2010 and is based in El Dorado Hill, California. It is backed by DENSO, Daimler, SPARX Group, Magna, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Temasek, GGV Capital, and SGInnovate. Blaize has teams in Campbell, California and Cary, North Carolina, as well as subsidiaries in HyderabadHyderabad, India and Leeds and Kings Langley in the U.K. It employs more than 325 people worldwide.
Tava Health is a software company in Utah that focuses on treatment plans designed to deal with mental health. Founded 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United StatesUnited States by Dallen Allred, Jason Ockey, and Spencer Gardner, Tava Health has raised a total of $3M in funding over one round. This was a seed round raised on May 19, 2020. Tava Health is funded by two investors, with Peterson Partners and Contrary as the most recent investors. The company's services include an assessment to determine what medications are required, connecting with a therapist to prepare a personalized treatment plan through a self-scheduled online video chat and via secure text messaging. This enables patients to receive mental health support from their comfort zones without any need to go to clinics.
Each file uploaded to Dropbox are secured in blocks at a separate server before being transferred into the storage servers. All files are encrypted with a unique cipher during processing in the block servers. When content in files are modified, the changed information would be transmitted to the block server prior to being sent to storage. Files in Dropbox contain metadata – which are basic information such as date uploaded and modified as well file names – where they would be kept on a separate metadata server for database purposes. Any changes to files – deletion, modification, or otherwise – would be alerted to users with file access through the notification service. Dropbox maintains its own data storage servers called Magic Pocket where around 90% of users’ files are kept, although until 2016, the company exclusively used Amazon Web ServicesAmazon Web Services’ cloud storage.
The company looks to provide an online shopping option for their customers. Some of their partners include Honeywell, DuPont Personal Protection, MoldexMoldex, Cordova Safety Products, Accuform, CoreTex, Ideal Warehouse Innovations, 3M, Ansell, Showa, Tingley, Justrite, Protective Industrial Products, Squincher, Lakeland, Allegro, ergodyne, Pyramex, SureWerx, and several others.
Zipline has raised a new round of financing in two phases over the last year to help support efforts to scale its team and technology across the globe. In the Spring of 2018, Zipline raised $70 million from Katalyst Ventures, Baillie GiffordBaillie Gifford, GV, Temasek, Bright Success Capital, Goldman Sachs, Oakhouse Partners, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and the Design to Improve Life Fund.
iamYiam is a health company that utilizes big health data, Ai, genetics and academic research to delivers a personalised health plan that is to be executed through the platform’s curated products and services. Founded 2016 in LondonLondon by Cyrille Guillet and Lorena Puica, the company’s app, Syd, is a personal Ai that understands the life quality status of an individual so that he or she can understand, act and manage his or her health conditions. The app enhances the management of health risks such as cardiovascular disease, stress, mental health conditions and musculoskeletal disorders and is being used by people in 32 countries, who claimed to have improved their quality of life by up to 61%.
Sectoral Asset Management is a private equity firm in QuebecQuebec that focuses on the healthcare sector. Founded 2000 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada by Franklin Berger, Jerome Pfund, and Michael Sjostrom, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, series D, series B, series C, and series E rounds. Its portfolio companies include Atea Pharmaceuticals, Pipeline Therapeutics, HighLife, Aprea, Rainier Therapeutics, Simplify Medical, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Effector Therapeutics, and Shockwave Medical. As of May 2020, Sectoral Asset Management has made 24 investments. Sectoral Asset Management has had 10 exits, the most notable of which include Intellia Therapeutics, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, and Shockwave Medical. Sectoral Asset Management has raised two funds, their latest being Sectoral Emerging Markets Healthcare Fund, L.P.
Plasso raised their Seed round funding on September 14, 2016. They raised $1.2 million from Angellist, who lead the investment, Hiten Shah, Haroon MokhtarzadaHaroon Mokhtarzada, Geoff Teehan, Jude Gomila, Daniel Scrivner, Adii Pienaar, and E-Merge.
Accelerate Ventures is a venture capital in Utah that focuses on investing in companies operating in the software, identity, application and information technology sectors. Founded 1995 in Springville, Utah, United StatesUnited States, it invests in seed rounds, and venture rounds. Its portfolio companies include ConsumerOptix, LoginRadius, and OpenBook. As of June 2020, Accelerate Ventures has made four investments. Their most recent investment was on August 9, 2019, when ConsumerOptix raised $750K. Accelerate Ventures is in the business of defending the infringement of patents through licensing and, if necessary, litigation.