The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 11/8/2023 featuring funding details for Needed, Spill, and much more. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
Needed – $14M
Needed, a perinatal nutrition brand, has raised $14M in Venture funding from investors that include Seae Ventures, The Craftory, and Crescent Ridge Partners Ventures. Founded by Julie Sawaya and Ryan Woodbury in 2017, Needed has now raised a total of $24.2M in reported equity funding.
The AI revolution has already begun to rewire Wall St, and its impact has been strongly felt in one growing market in particular. Because, thanks to a Harvard data scientist and his crack team, everyday people can now benefit from a previously “off-limits” investment.
The company that makes it all possible is called Masterworks, whose unique investment platform enables savvy investors to invest in blue-chip art for a fraction of the cost. Their proprietary database of art market returns provides an unrivaled quantitative edge in analyzing the art market.
With all 16 of its exits, Masterworks has achieved a profit, with recent exits delivering +17.8%, +21.5%, and +35.0% annualized net returns.
Intrigued? Alleywatch readers can skip the waitlist with this referral link.
Investing involves risk and past performance is not indicative of future returns. See important Reg A disclosures and aggregate advisory performance at masterworks.com/cd
Spill – $2M
Spill, a next gen social media app focused on culture, has raised $2M in Pre-Seed funding led by Collide Capital. Founded by Alphonzo Phonz Terrell in 2022, Spill has now raised a total of $5M in reported equity funding.
The LA TechWatch audience is driving progress and innovation on a global scale. There are a number of options to reach this audience of the world’s most innovative organizations and startups at scale including strategic brand placement, lead generation, and thought leadership in front of an audience that comprises the vast majority of key decision-makers in the LA business community and beyond. Learn more about advertising to LA Tech, at scale.
L-Nutra – $47M
L-Nutra, a nutri-technology brand focused on longevity science, has raised $47M in Series D funding from investors that include Brentwood Associates and Stephane Bancel. L-Nutra was founded by Joseph Antoun and Valter Longo in 2009.