Hometeam, a home care startup, has raised $27.5 million in Series B funding. Oak HC/FT and existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners in the all participated in the round, which will be used to accelerate Hometeam’s medical and technology development. The company also plans to expand into new states and major cities in the coming months. “Hometeam is about creating beautiful days for older adults while giving family members peace of mind,” said Josh Bruno, Founder and CEO of Hometeam. “The marriage of technology and high quality in-home care will revolutionize our industry and this new round of funding will enable us to build out our platform and offer truly unique and specialized care to older adults in other locations.”
Movinga, an online removals company, has secured a $25 million Series B round of funding led by Index Ventures. Existing investors also participated in the financing round, which will be used for international rollout. “We are hugely impressed by Movinga’s flawless execution and rapid internationalisation,” said Index Ventures’ Timm Schipporeit. “We firmly believe in their vision to build Europe’s leading marketplace for removals, a huge category which had yet to be addressed. Bastian and the team offer customers a vastly enhanced and seamless experience when it comes to requesting a price, booking and conducting a move. Similarly, Movinga provides leading removal companies with a comprehensive end-to-end marketing, booking and planning platform, creating extraordinary efficiencies for all parties.”
Edtech company Degreed has announced a $21 million Series B investment led by Jump Capital. Signal Peak, Rethink Education, Deborah Quazzo and other existing investors also participated. “We believe there are many pathways to expertise,” says David Blake, Co-Founder & CEO of Degreed. “The future doesn’t care how you became an expert. We have built the only universal way for everyone to measure all learning and pursue skills and knowledge from all avenues. It’s changing the way companies think about learning and development.”
Quartzy, a lab management startup, has raised $17 million in Series B funding led by Eminence Capital. Khosla Ventures, the YC Continuity Fund, A Capital, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, Binary Capital’s Justin Caldbeck, Scribd and Parse founder Tikhon Bernstam and Factual’s Gil Elbaz all participated, TechCrunch reports. The company, a Y Combinator graduate, has now raised $25 million to date.