Matthew McLellan, Marc Fielding, Justin Mills founded Halp Technologies Corporation secured US $4M seed funding led by Lerer Hippeau and Serena Ventures with participation of N49P, Shed Capital, Gambit Partners, and private investors.
Michael Lowe and Neil Gruninger led and US family offices and private investors backed A Parent Media Co. Inc./Kidoodle.TV closed major financing led by TriWest Capital Partners. Jon Spencer from TriWest joined A Parent Media Co. board of directors.
Maryam Nabavi and Carla Margalef Bentabol founded Babbly secured US $2.5M seed funding from Esplanade Ventures, American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact, and Trend Forward Capital. Esplanade’s Sheldon Elman joined Babbly’s board.
Mauro Repacci, Eleni Zoi, Marcos Carvalho and Rekha Magon founded Boundless Life securedUS $2M seed funding led by IDEA Fund Partners with participation of Anges Quebec, Avalanche VC, CUBD Ventures, Massive BC, GV Angels, several founding families, and other investors.
Paper closed US $270M Series D, both a primary and a secondary, led by Sapphire and Softbank Vision Fund 2, with participation of Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Bullpen Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Framework Venture Partners, Reach Capital, BDC Capital, and Red House Education.
HiMama secured $70M Series B led by Bain Capital Double Impact with participation from Round13 Capital and BDC Capital. Bain Capital’s Iain Ware and Ray Xi joined founders, Ron Spreeuwenberg and Alana Frome, and Round13’s Brahm Klar on HiMama board of directors