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 8/19 featuring news for Robomart, Mosh, and much, much more.
Jinx – $17.85M
Jinx, the fast-growing dog food brand, has raised $17.85M in Series B funding led by The Merchant Club and Align Ventures. Founded by Terri Rockovich, Sameer Mehta, and Michael Kim in 2019, Jinx has now raised a total of $51.5M in reported equity funding.
Caelux – $12M
Caelux, a maker of perovskite-on-glass technology that makes solar panel production more efficient, has raised $12M in Series A3 funding from investors that include Khosla Ventures, Temasek Holdings, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Fine Structure Ventures. Founded by John Iannelli in 2014, Caelux has now raised a total of $24M in reported equity funding. LA TechWatch broke the news in an exclusive covering the round and much more – Caelux Raises $12M for its Use of Perovskites to Make Solar Energy Generation More Efficient
Mosh – $6.5M
Mosh, the maker of protein bar focused on brain health, has raised $6.5M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $7M and there were twenty-nine investors in the round. Mosh was founded by Maria Shriver and Patrick Schwarzenegger in 2020.
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Robomart – $2M
Robomart, the maker of self-driving stores that physically bring retail direct to the consumer, has raised $2M in Seed funding led by W Ventures. Founded by Ali Ahmed, Emad Suhail Rahim, and Tigran Shahverdyan in 2018, Robomart has now raised a total of $3.4M in reported equity funding.
GO TO-U – $1.05M
GO TO-U, an EV charging management platform, has raised $1.05M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing does not include a total offering amount but indicates that this close comes from three investors. GO TO-U was founded by Lena Artemenko, Lyubov Artemenko, and Nazar Shymone-Davyda in 2017.
MprooV – $578K
MprooV, a a self-improvement platform and marketplace for people to learn skills and reach their goals, has raised $578K in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing indicates that the total offering is for $1.6M, there were eleven investors in this close, and the transaction is structured as a SAFE. Founded by Dean Stackel, Clarence Thompson, and Christen Bartelt in 2020, MprooV has now raised a total of $1.06M in reported equity funding.