There’s really no reason for including bacon as today’s Funding Daily artwork, except that its delicious.
Today’s funding announcements leaned towards lots of money management startups, a few data services, and some that have nothing to do with either of those two areas.
Check them out below:
Payments startup Bill.com scores $38M
FoundationDB pulls in $17M for its reliable database tech
FoundationDB thinks you don’t need to sacrifice consistency to achieve scalability. The company’s data storage engine has found a major supporter in Sutter Hill Ventures, which led a $17 million funding round in FoundationDB. Read more on VentureBeat.
LendUp gets $14M to bring affordable loans to people with poor credit
SmartThings’ effort to power the connected home gets a big $12.5M boost
As the number of connected devices continues to climb, someone needs to create ways for all of them to talk to each other. And that someone is SmartThings. That’s an attractive idea, and it’s what’s led to SmartThings collecting $12.5 million in a Series A round led by Greylock and Highland Capital. Read more on VentureBeat.