Funding roundup November 26 – December 2: Shopa Group , Josef and more

Hassan Carrin

This weekly feature from Dynamic Business runs down the week’s top funding rounds from Australia and the US. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here.

Shopa Group announces the launch of its Equity Crowdfund campaign 

Shopa Group today announces the launch of its Equity Crowdfund campaign with Equitise. As a bootstrapped company, Shopa Group has never taken on outside capital until now, this week it will look to external capital for the first time, raising $1.5 million with Equity Crowdfunding platform Equitise, with a wholesale and retail investor offering investment from as little as $250 to become a co-owner in the business.  

Edtech software training startup raises $4 million

A cloud skills and workforce development edtech platform has raised another $4m in what the company is once again calling a Seed round, 10 months after raising $1.3 million in its first Seed round. Local VC giant Square Peg has backed Saasguru once again, having also led January’s initial $1.3 Seed raise. Existing investors Black Nova and Antler also doubled down on the edtech training platform. 

Josef raises $5.2 million

Legal automation startup, Josef, has raised $5.2 million in what the company is calling “pre-series” capital.

The round led by OIF Ventures, supported by existing investor Carthona Capital as well as Flying Fox Ventures, Jelix Ventures and Saniel Ventures.

Prophia raises $10.2M in Series A funding

Prophia is a provider of AI technology for lease abstraction and CRE data management. The company intends to use the funds to expand its suite of patented technologies and capabilities. The round was led by Cercano Management, with participation from SignalFire. The system integrates into corporate ecosystems with direct integrations with Yardi and MRI.

OneRail raises $33 m in Series B funding

Orlando, FL-based provider of a transportation visibility solution raised $33M in Series B funding. The round was led by Piva Capital and Arsenal Growth Equity. The company intends to use the funds to develop a multitude of new data-driven platform capabilities. OneRail offers its last mile delivery experience across retail, CPG, distribution, construction, healthcare and more.

Clerk raises $6.2m in Seed Funding

Clerk, a provider of drop-in authentication and user management solution, raised $6.2M in Seed funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from S28 Capital, Fathom Capital, and South Park Commons. The company intends to use the funds to expand its suite of tools to help B2B SaaS companies manage user accounts and business accounts.

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