Socially conscious startups scale up as Firefly raises $21.5M for car ads

Socially conscious startups scale up

Crunchbase News takes a look at a few socially conscious startups that have raised funding to take on causes like reducing food waste, better utilizing recycled materials, and feeding the hungry.

Firefly raises $21.5M for car ads

San Francisco-based Firefly announced that it is officially launching its car-based advertising platform out of beta. The startup also raised a $21.5 million seed round.

Moderna raises $604M in record-setting IPO

Cambridge, Mass.-based Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech developing medicines based on messenger RNA, raised at least $604 million in its initial stock offering, after pricing shares at $23 each, the midpoint of the projected range. The offering sets an initial market capitalization over $7.5 billion and reportedly ranks as the largest-ever IPO of a development stage biotech company

 

Aceable scores $47M as edtech activity intensifies

Aceable, an Austin startup focused on driver education, drove away with $47 million in a Series B round led by Sageview Capital. The financing comes as the edtech space continues to attract high levels of interest.

Weave raises $37.5M for customer software

Weave, a company that sells software to medical verticals that helps handle customer work, announced Thursday that it raised $37.5 million in a Series C funding round led by Lead Edge Capital.

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