This Week in ‘Raises’: Mangomint Secures $13M, Automotus Sweeps up $9M

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is a reporter at dot.LA. Prior to that, she was an editorial fellow at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

This Week in ‘Raises’: Mangomint Secures $13M, Automotus Sweeps up $9M
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Salon software company Mangomint raises fresh funding to scale its engineering and product development efforts, while automated curb management platform Automotus will use its new funding to execute and support deployments in at least 15 new cities in 2023.

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Venture Capital

Per an SEC filing, Los Angeles-based remote litigation platform Steno Agency raised $19 million in funding.

Mangomint, a Los Angeles-based salon software company, raised a $13 million Series A funding round led by OpenView Venture Partners.

Camarillo-based automated curb management platform Automotus a $9 million seed round. Investors that participated in the round include City Rock Ventures, Quake Capital, Bridge Investments, Unbridled Ventures, Keiki Capital, NY Angels, Irish Angles, SUM Ventures and LA’s Cleantech Incubator Impact Fund.

Audio Up Inc., an audio-based entertainment platform headquartered in Los Angeles raised $8.5 million in funding, per an SEC filing.

Los Angeles-based talent discovery app HUSSLUP raised a $2.5 million seed round co-led by f7 Ventures and Fuel Capital.

Funds

Per an SEC filing, Clocktower Technology Ventures, a Santa Monica-based venture capital and private equity firm, raised $76 million in funding.

Raises is dot.LA’s weekly feature highlighting venture capital funding news across Southern California’s tech and startup ecosystem. Please send fundraising news to Decerry Donato (decerrydonato@dot.la).

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