Weekly Refresh: Catch Up on Fundings and Major Tech Hires

November 25, 2019


Founders Factory New York gained a CEO. Maya Baratz Jordan used to be the managing director of TechStars. She’ll work with their partner Johnson & Johnson Innovation to build the healthcare community. [Press Release]

Ohi closed a $2.75M seed round. The company offers Amazon-level delivery speed to smaller brands by utilizing a micro-warehousing system. Its system also makes use of bike messengers and a data-driven inventory management platform. [Press Release]

Button appointed new C-suite executives. The mobile commerce optimization platform plans to continue its growth by adding team members. They’ll be joined by Ken Stelzer as chief financial officer, Stephanie Mardell as chief people officer, Jonathan Shottan as chief product officer and Chris Maddern as co-founder and chief innovation officer. [PRNewswire]

Greenhouse appointed Zendesk executive to board of directors. The hiring software company announced the addition of Astha Malik to their board. Malik is the VP of go-to-market strategy planning and enablement at Zendesk. [Press Release]

Bunch raised $3.85M. The party app for mobile games gained the funds from game companies including Tencent, Supercell and more. They’ve also expanded their leadership team. [Press Release]

Audigent raised $6.7M. The data agency and management company offers a first-party data platform for the lifestyle, sports and entertainment verticals. The Series A funding will help them continue their expansion. [PRNewswire]

Pawp put its best paw forward. The NYC-based startup, which just launched out of beta, offers curated, sustainable, high quality pet items. [Press Release]

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