RDnote selected for $250k seed investment to help hospitals increase quality of care

New Orleans based digital health startup RDnote was selected by the Lafayette General Foundation to receive a $250k seed investment through the Healthcare Innovation Fund [HIF] this week. RDNote, which provides hospital systems with a unique nutrition care practice model to manage and customize for patients at high-risk of chronic disease. Aiming to improve the quality of care for patients…

Charitable fundraising app uBack scores $2M to revolutionise charitable giving

Charitable fundraising app uBack scored a $2M seed funding round yesterday, a significant milestone for the company. uBack, which is aiming to bridge the gap between personal and corporate charity by offering a number of services to streamline "giving" by blending technology and charity together to lower the barrier to entry of donating, was founded in October, 2014 and has been gradually gaining…

HyperTrack gains $1.5M capital injection in seed funding round lead by Social Capital

HyperTrack, a location stack solution for an on-demand world, raised $1.5M in a seed round this week in a funding round lead by Social Capital. By reducing the complexity of building and operating location infrastructure to just a few easy APIs, Hypertrack is hoping to revolutionise location tracking through hyper accurate (and low battery consumption) location tracking. In a world…

Graduate and student careers app Debut raises £1.7M in second seed round

Graduate and student careers app Debut, which last raised £500k in March 2016, has announced a second successful seed round this week. Debut, which allows users to find job postings aimed at graduates and students, and offers a community of users various other features demanded by the student market. Less than a year since their last seed round, this represents a show…

Timekit secures $1.7M to help you create your own booking system!

The round has been led by Connect Ventures who primarily invest in early mobile, the Internet and digital media businesses. The Funds will be allocated to help to grow the team and to improve product offerings. Timekit allows customers to create and manage bookings, allowing syncing with calendar providers and programmatically accessing their simple API. The company is trying to…

POPS! Diabetes Care nets $1.2M in seed funding to help empower diabetic patients

POPS! Diabetes Care, a meditech company aiming to improve the quality of life for diabetic patients by bringing technological revolution to diabetes management, has raised $1.2M in seed funding this week from healthcare innovation backer TreeHouse Health. POPS!' solution offers an integrated blood glucose meter that fits on the back of your phone, a mobile app to enhance self-management, and a web…

Spoiler Alert closes $2.5M in seed funding to tackle food wastage in the US

Spoiler Alert, a scalable technology solution to help companies across the United States (and in the future, worldwide) manage food wastage has raised $2.5M in seed funding this week in a funding round led food-VC specialists Acre Venture Partners. Working with food businesses, farms and nonprofits to create or recover value from surplus food and organic waste, Spoiler Alert offers a scalable…

Party Hype – £500k seed funding to make sure the party never ends

British startup PartyHype successfully raised £500k in seed funding this week to make sure the party never ends. Party Hype was designed to spontaneously connect people to the best parties any night of the week, enabling new friendships and experiences while strengthening nightlife brands. The investment round, from Delarki, a boutique investment firm targetting real estate, tech and F&B, should help PartyHype…

RapidAPI raises $3.5M from an all-star collection of backers to simplify backend development

RapidAPI, an open source platform which allows developers to find and connect to various backend APIs, has raised a sizeable $3.5M in seed funding this week. Founded just last year by Israeli entrepreneur Iddo Gino, who was just 17 years old at the time, the company is aiming to bring some coordination to the masses of APIs created by developers on a…

Ad Lightning scores $2M in seed funding – can they crack bad ads?

Ad Lightning, an adtech company targeting ad quality for publishers, raised $2M in seed funding from Sinclair Digital Ventures today. Ad Lightning, which is a self-described "business-intelligence" service for digital publishers, offers a number of ad quality tools to help publishers identify adverts which impede user experience. Since the boom of digital web advertising, a huge amount of websites have been…
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