Funding & Deal Highlights:
Stringr, a video-focused startup that says it can help news organizations adapt to the challenges of COVID-19, announces that it has raised $5.75M in new funding.
Orbita, the leading provider of conversational AI-powered voice and chatbot solutions for healthcare, announces that it has secured $9M of venture funding as part of the company's Series A round. Orbita's award-winning voice and chatbot platform are used by leading healthcare, life sciences, and medical technology companies to improve patient care and clinical efficiency.
Decibel, a London, UK-based provider of digital experience analytics solutions, closes a $40M Series B. Decibel provides digital customer experience analytics solutions for companies to convert, engage, and increase customer loyalty across their digital offerings. The technology crunches billions of data points to automatically identify poor experiences on websites and apps and provides digital teams with the insights they need to optimize them. It is used by 250 of the world’s largest brands spanning the retail, financial services, travel and hospitality, and media industries.
Hybrid brick-and-mortar, virtual care women's health company Tia scores $24M. Tia is a full-stack women's healthcare startup building a new model of reproductive healthcare for women, by women. They build products, tools — and soon services — designed to help every woman be her own patient advocate.
Pie Insurance raises $127M in latest financing. Pie Insurance is a Washington D.C.-based startup offering workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses.
Novavax will ramp up its manufacturing capacity for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate it began to test in humans on Monday, as a result of acquiring Czech-based Praha Vaccines from the India-based Cyrus Poonawalla Group for $167M cash.
Emigrant invests in Pure Financial. Emigrant Partners has made a minority investment in Pure Financial Advisors Inc, a financial planning and investment advisory firm. Pure is a fast-growing financial planning and investment advisory firm that manages over $2.4B in client assets.
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut buys Australia's GKC Foods.
Ontex announces plans for its first U.S. manufacturing facility and the acquisition of U.S. feminine hygiene assets. New plant and production capacity acquisition in North Carolina demonstrates Ontex’s commitment to further develop its North American business.