Following a strong month for raising venture capital in January, funding slowed in February among New York City startups. This month, New York City tech companies raked in over $111 million, a $389 million decrease from January.
Here’s a look back the top five rounds this month.
Health Reveal, $10.8 million, February 10
Investors: GE Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Flare Capital Partners and Manatt Ventures.
Bio: HealthReveal is a healthtech company that anticipates and mitigates adverse medical events for individuals with chronic disease.
News: With the new round in tow, HealthReveal will apply machine learning techniques to patient information and leverage the Internet of Things to continually monitor at-risk patients.
Credifi, $13 million, February 13
Investors: Stax Inc, OurCrowd, Carmel Ventures, Battery Ventures, 31Ventures and Liberty Israel Venture Fund
Bio: Credifi is a commercial real estate finance data and analytics company that provides technology solutions in both deal origination and risk oversight.
News: The new funds raised will be used to accelerate CrediFi's ongoing growth, which includes expanding its sales and marketing teams as well as an upcoming product launch.
Better Mortgage, $15 million, February 9
Investors: Kleiner Perkings Caufield & Byers, Goldman Sachs and Pine Brook Partners.
Bio: Better Mortgage is an online real estate lender that has funded more than $500 million in loans by tapping into underserved consumer demand for a simpler and more affordable home finance experience.
News: The new capital gave the company a $220 million valuation and will support the launch and expansion of Better Mortage's home purchase finance product on Better.com.
OpenFin, $15 million, Feburary 16
Investors: J.P. Morgan. Bain Capital Ventures, Euclid Opportunities, DRW Venture Capital, Nyca Partners and Pivot Investment Partners.
Bio: OpenFin is focused on helping financial services firms update their technology infrastructure.
News: The new funding will be used to expand OpenFin’s team in both New York and the London, improve its customer service and add more features to its technology.
PebblePost, $15 million, February 28
Investors: RRE Ventures, Greycroft Partners and Tribeca Venture Partners.
Bio: PebblePost uses real-time online activity to deliver personalized direct mail through postal hubs to reach customers in their homes.
News: The company plans on using the new investment to expand the reach and presence if its marketing channel beyond retail and into other consumer and B2B sectors.
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