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Dog Days of Summer (Deals)

“Dog Days of Summer” New England VC Deals via PitchBook Data

Recently, The Buzz profiled the a number of market maps on the New England Venture/Startup Ecosystem, including the following:

These market maps continue to be very positively received by our subscribers so we’re continuing to deliver. This time, we wanted to acknowledge that venture capital continues unabated in New England throughout the dog days of summer — COVID, stimulus, and all the global turbulence still has not stopped VCs from completing deals. We’ve profiled the top “dog days of summer” New England VC Deals based on round size since July 20th (via data from PitchBook). Without further ado, here’s the list.

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thrivedetect.com
  • Company: Thrive Detect
  • Deal Date: July 29, 2020
  • Round Size: $275 million
  • Stage: Series B
  • Known Investors: Bain Capital, BCBS Ventures, Camden Partners
sema4.com
  • Company: Sema4
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $121 million
  • Stage: Series C
  • Known Investors: Blackrock, Deerfield
discoverpraxis.com
  • Company: Praxis
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $110 million
  • Stage: Series C
  • Known Investors: Adage Capital, Blackstone
conformalmedical.com
  • Company: Conformal Medical
  • Deal Date: August 6, 2020
  • Round Size: $85 million
  • Stage: Series C
  • Known Investors: Catalyst Health Ventures, Fidelity
omegatherapeutics.com
  • Company: Omega Therapeutics
  • Deal Date: July 29, 2020
  • Round Size: N/A
  • Stage: Early Stage
  • Known Investors: Flagship Pioneering
aerovatetx.com
  • Company: Aerovate Therapeutics
  • Deal Date: August 6, 2020
  • Round Size: $73 million
  • Stage: Series A
  • Known Investors: Atlas Venture, Sofinnova
cerevance.com
  • Company: Cerevance
  • Deal Date: July 21, 2020
  • Round Size: $65 million
  • Stage: Series B
  • Known Investors: SV Health, Dementia Discovery Fund
128technology.com
  • Company: 128 Technology
  • Deal Date: July 24, 2020
  • Round Size: $50 million
  • Stage: Series D
  • Known Investors: G20 Ventures, Perkins Fund
tangotx.com
  • Company: Tango Therapeutics
  • Deal Date: August 17, 2020
  • Round Size: $50 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Third Rock Ventures, Gilead
reifyhealth.com
lumeon.com
  • Company: Lumeon
  • Deal Date: August 11, 2020
  • Round Size: $30 million
  • Stage: Series D
  • Known Investors: Amadeus Capital Partners, Endeavor Vision
vesigentx.com
hydrow.com
  • Company: Hydrow
  • Deal Date: August 6, 2020
  • Round Size: $28 million
  • Stage: Series A (extension)
  • Known Investors: Alumni Ventures Group, Castor Ventures
climacell.co
  • Company: Climacell
  • Deal Date: July 24, 2020
  • Round Size: $23 million
  • Stage: Series C
  • Known Investors: Arc Ventures, Canaan
gentibio.com
sea-machines.com
giwindows.com
  • Company: GI Windows
  • Deal Date: August 19, 2020
  • Round Size: $16 million
  • Stage: Series A (extension)
  • Known Investors: J&J, Broadview Ventures
renalguard.com
  • Company: Renal Guard
  • Deal Date: August 4, 2020
  • Round Size: $15 million
  • Stage: Later-Stage
  • Known Investors: Exigent, Genesis Capital
vicarioussurgical.com
  • Company: Vicarious Surgical
  • Deal Date: August 7, 2020
  • Round Size: $13 million
  • Stage: N/A
  • Known Investors: AME Cloud Ventures, Khosla Ventures
podimetrics.com
  • Company: Podimetrics
  • Deal Date: August 19, 2020
  • Round Size: $11 million
  • Stage: Series B (extension)
  • Known Investors: Rock Health, Polaris Partners
nano-c.com
  • Company: Nano-C
  • Deal Date: July 20, 2020
  • Round Size: $11 million
  • Stage: N/A
  • Known Investors: Boston Harbor Angels, NSF
actnano.com
  • Company: ActNano
  • Deal Date: August 13, 2020
  • Round Size: $11 million
  • Stage: N/A
  • Known Investors: Intuitive Private Equity, Seraph Group
breezeway.io
  • Company: Breezeway
  • Deal Date: August 4, 2020
  • Round Size: $8 million
  • Stage: Series A
  • Known Investors: FirstLaunch, Launch Capital
root-ai.com
6kinc.com
  • Company: 6K Inc.
  • Deal Date: July 22, 2020
  • Round Size: $7 million
  • Stage: N/A
  • Known Investors: Material Impact, LaunchCapital
aegletherapeutics.com
  • Company: Aegle Therapeutics
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $7 million
  • Stage: Series A
  • Known Investors: Deepwork Capital, Tellus BioVentures
pyramidbio.com
  • Company: Pyramid Biosciences
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $6 million
  • Stage: Series A (extension)
  • Known Investors: Alpine Meridian, Boston Harbor Angels
kulabio.com
  • Company: Kula Bio
  • Deal Date: August 3, 2020
  • Round Size: $6 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Pillar, UpHonestCapital
lucytherapeutics.com
4dpath.com
  • Company: 4D Path
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $4 million
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: N/A
utilidata.com
  • Company: UtiliData
  • Deal Date: July 21, 2020
  • Round Size: $4 million
  • Stage: Series C
  • Known Investors: Formation8, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
helloteam.com
  • Company: HelloTeam
  • Deal Date: August 18, 2020
  • Round Size: $4 million
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: Bain Capital Ventures, Underscore
swoop.com
  • Company: Swoop
  • Deal Date: July 22, 2020
  • Round Size: $3 million
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: Archer Ventures, General Catalyst
solstice.us
  • Company: Solstice
  • Deal Date: August 10, 2020
  • Round Size: $3 million
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: Open Northeast, Dorm Room Fund
galy.co
  • Company: Galy
  • Deal Date: July 29, 2020
  • Round Size: $3 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Agronomics, BABEL Ventures
sundensity.net
  • Company: SunDensity
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $2 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: MIT, NSF
https://www.getbrio.com/
  • Company: Brio
  • Deal Date: August 5, 2020
  • Round Size: $2 million
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: OneWay Ventures, Techstars
luxyride.com
  • Company: Luxy Ride
  • Deal Date: July 28, 2020
  • Round Size: $2 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Connecticut Innovations, CDECD
stavvy.com
  • Company: Stavvy
  • Deal Date: August 7, 2020
  • Round Size: $2 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Morningside Group
pliant.io
  • Company: Pilant
  • Deal Date: August 4, 2020
  • Round Size: $1 million
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: New Stack Ventures, Newfund Management
elucidata.io
  • Company: Elucidata
  • Deal Date: July 23, 2020
  • Round Size: $880k
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: HyperLane VC
classpert.com
  • Company: Classpert
  • Deal Date: July 31, 2020
  • Round Size: $950k
  • Stage: Seed
  • Known Investors: Iporanga Ventures
mousamvalleymushrooms.com
  • Company: Mousam Valley Mushrooms
  • Deal Date: July 27, 2020
  • Round Size:<$100k
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Maine Venture Fund, USDA
mamasezz.com
  • Company: MamaSezz
  • Deal Date: July 22, 2020
  • Round Size:<$100k
  • Stage: Early-stage
  • Known Investors: Goodworks Ventures, Flex Fund
betterbra/about
  • Company: BetterBra
  • Deal Date: August 19, 2020
  • Round Size:<$100k
  • Stage: Early-stage (Crowdfunding)
  • Known Investors: VentureWell
slangapp.com

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