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May 18, 2021
LA Tech Week in Review: 5/9/21-5/15/21 With so much going on in the thriving LA tech and startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the news in the space. We keep you abreast of the things that you may have missed in LA Tech news for the week ending 5/15 featuring news for Hidden Leaf, Alice, and much, much more. $50M - Series C Zenlayer, the edge cloud provider, has raised $50M in Series C funding from investors that include Volcanics Venture, Prospect Avenue Capital, and Anatole. Founded by Joe Zhu in 2014, Zenlayer has now raised a total of $90M in reported equity funding. Appia Bio $52M - Series A Appia Bio, the biotech startup developing engineered allogeneic cell therapies for cancer treatment, has raised $52M in Series A funding from investors that include 8VC, Two Sigma Ventures, Sherpa Venture Capital, and Freeflow Ventures. Appia Bio was founded by David Baltimore, JJ Kang, Lili Yang, and Pin Wang in 2020. GEM $10.5M - Seed GEM, the daily chewable multi-vitamin subscription startup, has raised $10.5M in Seed funding from investors that include CircleUp, S2G Ventures, and Pentland Ventures. GEM was founded by Sara Cullen in 2018. Salted $9M - Seed Salted, the kitchen operating software platform to introduce efficiencies to restaurants, has raised $9M in Seed funding from investors that include Craft Ventures , Valor Equity Partners, Wonder Ventures, Proof Ventures, and KDC. Founded by Jeff Appelbaum in 2014, Salted has now raised a total of $13.6M in reported equity funding. Curio $7M - Seed Curio, the marketplace for tokenized digital collectibles, has raised $7M in Seed funding from investors that include Fenbushi Capital, Kenetic Capital, Protocol Labs, LongHash Ventures, Picus Capital. Founded in 2021, Curio has now raised a total of $8.2M in reported equity funding. Vella Bioscience $7M - Seed Vella Bioscience, the femtech company that's prioritizing sexual enjoyment, has raised $7M in Seed funding from investors that include led by Aaron Fleck & Associates. Founded by Carolyn Wheeler, Harin Padma-Nathan, Nial Chase DeMena in 2020, Vella Bioscience has now raised a total of $8.6M in reported equity funding. Make an impact on your bottom line and drive leads in 2021! The LA TechWatch audience is driving progress and innovation on a global scale. There are a number of options to reach this audience of the world's most innovative organizations and startups at scale including strategic brand placement, lead generation, and thought leadership in front of an audience that comprises the vast majority of key decision-makers in the LA business community and beyond. Learn more about advertising to LA Tech, at scale . Bumo $3.5M - Seed Bumo, the community for parenting, has raised $3.5M in Seed funding from investors that include Jessica Alba, Ryan Rzepecki, Whitney Port, Vivian Chou, Coco Rocha, Cara Loren, Vivy Yusof, and Raissa Gerona. Bumo was founded by Chriselle Lim, Joan Nguyen in 2019. Hidden Leaf Games $3.2M - Seed Hidden Leaf Games, a new gaming studio focused PvP Games with competitive mastery, core progression and social play elements, has raised $3.2M in Seed funding from investors that include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Eden Chen, Vermillion Capital, Alex Paley, and Logan Margulies. Hidden Leaf Games was founded by Bao Lam and David Li in 2019. Alice $2M - Seed Alice, the mobile wallet application powered by the Terra blockchain, has raised $2M in Seed funding from investors that include Accomplice, Naval Ravikant, Arrington XRP Capital, Mechanism Capital, and Do Kwon. Alice was founded by Echul Shin in 2021. NUDJ Health $3.5M - funding according to a recent SEC filing NUDJ Health, a newly-formed startup from Geneva Healthcare executives, has raised $3.5M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $4M, this close comes from thirty-one investors, and the transaction is structured as a combination of equity and debt. NUDJ Health was founded by Earl Bray and Yuri Sudhakar in 2021. Cartwheel $1M - Seed Cartwheel, the on-demand delivery management platform for restaurants and retailers, has raised $1M in Seed funding from investors that include TenOneTen Ventures, Act One Ventures, and Portillos. Cartwheel was founded by Alex Vasilkin, Denis Zamylin, Magdim Metshin in 2020. Graze $675K - funding according to a recent SEC filing Graze, the video-based social networking and dating app, has raised $675K in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $750K and that this close comes from twenty investors. Founded by Heather Hopkins in 2019, Graze has now raised a total of $1.5M in reported equity funding. You are seconds away from signing up for the hottest list in LA Tech!