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Top Venture Capital Deals of September 2022

Top Venture Capital Deals of September 2022

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Venture Capital deals handpicked by our team to have longevity, strong fundamentals, an intelligent executive team, and growth-oriented investors. If you're looking at the future of each respective industries, these are the companies to pay attention to. If you're a functional expert looking to get involved with mature startups like the ones listed below, get in touch to see if you're a fit to join our Flywheel.

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Superb AI Raises $16M in Series B

SAN MATEO, CA, Superb AI, a training data platform, announced the initial closing of its Series B investment round with $16M.

Superb AI announced the initial closing of its Series B investment round with $16M, led by Korea Development Bank (KDB) and Series A investor Premier Partners, with additional investments from seed investors like Duke University and KT Investment. Superb AI's newest investors include Halla Group, the parent company of Tier 1 automotive parts maker Mando.

Superb AI is an enterprise-level training data platform that is reinventing the way ML teams manage and deliver training data within organizations. Launched in 2018, the Superb AI Suite provides a unique blend of automation, collaboration and plug-and-play modularity, helping teams drastically reduce the time it takes to prepare high quality training datasets.

Sardine Pulls In $51.5M Series B Round

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, As a leading provider of fraud, compliance, and instant settlement solutions, Sardine announced today $51.5 million in Series B financing.

As a leading provider of fraud, compliance, and instant settlement solutions, Sardine announced today $51.5M in Series B financing to accelerate product development as well as marketing and sales across the globe. Andreessen Horowitz's Growth Fund led the round with participation from new and existing investors, including XYZ, Nyca Partners, Sound Ventures, Activant Capital, Visa, Google Ventures, Eric Schmidt, Vikram Pandit, The General Partnership, NAventures, ING Ventures, ConsenSys, Cross River Digital Ventures, Alloy Labs, and Uniswap Labs Ventures.

Sardine is on a mission to make payments instant and risk-free so consumers and businesses can move money confidently. Fraud is a burden on society, as slow payments and high-fraud rates reduce business growth and create systemic risk for the economy. Sardine enables all companies, whether big or small, to improve risk management by having the world's best API for fraud detection and compliance within financial services. The company also offers instant settlement for crypto and NFT transactions.

SpinLaunch Raises $71M Series B Round

LONG BEACH, CA, SpinLaunch announced today that the company has closed a $71 million Series B funding round.

The funds will be used to continue the development and commercialization of the world's first kinetic launch system and satellite product line, designed to provide low-cost, high-cadence, environmentally responsible space access.

The round was led by ATW Partners, and includes Kleiner Perkins, GV, ATMA Capital, ONA Capital, Lauder Partners, McKinley Capital, Tyche Partners, as well as John Doerr, Brook Byers, Asher Delug, Chuck Brady, Andrew Farkas, and Greg McAdoo. The Series B financing, which includes equity and debt, brings SpinLaunch's total funding to $150 million.

SpinLaunch was founded by Jonathan Yaney, in 2014, to reimagine space launch technology and enable sustainable and easy access to space. The company is building a ground-based, kinetic launch system that delivers a substantially less expensive and environmentally sustainable system to place constellations of small satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO). SpinLaunch is based in Long Beach, California, and has built its Suborbital Mass Accelerator at Spaceport America in New Mexico. The company is on target to place satellites into orbit and deliver payloads for spacefaring endeavors by 2026. In 2022, SpinLaunch was named as one of the most innovative companies by TIME Magazine.

AccessFintech Closes $60M Series C Round

NEW YORK, NY, AccessFintech today announced the successful completion of its $60 million Series C funding round.

AccessFintech, the leading fintech company evolving the capital markets operating model through data and workflow collaboration, today announced the successful completion of its $60 million Series C funding round, led by WestCap. As the lead investor, WestCap brings deep experience building and scaling transformational software for capital markets with companies including Ipreo, iLEVEL, BrokerTec, Tradeweb and SIMON Markets.

Additional investment was secured from BNY Mellon and Bank of America, with further participation from Series B investors Dawn Capital, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Citi Group. The company's latest funding round follows a $20 million Series B and brings the total capital raised to $97 million since 2018.

AccessFintech enables improved data sharing and workflow collaboration to evolve the financial industry's operating model. At its core is the AccessFintech Synergy Network, a modern and secure collaboration network that allows for resolution and decision-making in one place. It facilitates data collaboration at scale and provides more visibility into transaction data and access to benchmarking insights. Synergy's workflow optimization speeds and simplifies transactions through digital automation, mutualizes risk, and allows for better, more enlightened decision-making across organizations and functions. It also offers broad technology distribution that provides industry-wide connectivity to new technologies, reducing the cost of ownership for all. The Synergy Network has built a critical mass of data, participants and solutions with leading financial institutions and processes over a billion transactions every month.

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Text is aggregated from various press release news sources, released by the acquiring firms.

‍If you're looking at the future of each respective industry, these are the companies to pay attention to. If you're a functional expert looking to get involved with mature startups like the ones listed below, get in touch to see if you're a fit to join our Flywheel.

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