Optimus Ride Raises $5.25M In Funding

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

As reported by TechCrunch, Optimus Ride has raised $5.25M in seed funding.  The round was led by NextView Ventures and FirstMark Capital.  

Optimus Ride Inc. is an MIT spinoff company that develops self‑driving technologies to enable safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. They are designing a fully autonomous (level 4) system for electric vehicle fleets... READ MORE

Seniorlink Raises $7.5M in Funding

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Seniorlink, a Boston, MA-based provider of a coaching and collaboration platform for caregivers, raised $7.5m in funding.

NewSpring Capital made the investment. In conjunction with the funding, Brian G. Murphy, NewSpring General Partner, joined Seniorlink’s Board.

The company intends to use the funds for the continued development of its coaching and collaboration platform, Vela.

SidelineSwap Raises $1.5M In Seed Funding

Thursday, September 22, 2016

As reported by BostInno, SidelineSwap has raised $1.5M in seed funding,  Investors included: 500 Startups, Fabrice Grinda, Maria Thomas (former CEO at Etsy), Sean Bratches (former executive vice president at ESPN), Fullstack Sports Ventures and Summit Partners’ Christopher Dean.

SidelineSwap is an online vertical marketplace for buying and selling sporting goods... READ MORE

PillPack Raises $31M In Funding

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

As reported by Fortune Magazine, PillPack in Somerville has raised $31.1M of a $40M round of funding, which could reach as high as $50M.  Investors include Astral Capital, Accomplice, Accel Partners, CRV, and Sherpa Capital.  PillPack is disrupting the pharmacy industry with a service and technology approach for simplifying the management of complex medication regimes for consumers who take more than 5 medications a month... READ MORE

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