This Week in ‘Raises’: Improvado Hauls $22M, Clearlake Launches $14B Fund

Kristin Snyder

Kristin Snyder is dot.LA's 2022/23 Editorial Fellow. She previously interned with Tiger Oak Media and led the arts section for UCLA's Daily Bruin.

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This week in “Raises”: A pair of Web3 platforms for gamers landed funding, as did a Manhattan Beach medical startup looking to bolster primary care via nurse practitioners. Meanwhile, a Santa Monica-based investment firm launched its seventh fund with more than $14 billion in dry powder.


Venture Capital

Improvado, a marketing data aggregation platform, raised $22 million in a Series A funding round led by Updata Partners.

Web3 gaming platform FreshCutraised $15 million in funding led by Galaxy Interactive, Animoca Brands and Republic Crypto.

Medical startup Greater Good Healthraised $10 million in a funding round led by LRVHealth.

Joystick, a Web3 platform for gamers and creators, raised $8 million in seed funding.

Open source data protection company CipherMode Labsraised $6.7 million in seed funding led by Innovation Endeavors .

Mobile phone charging network ChargeFUZEraised $5 million in seed funding led by Beverly Pacific, TR Ventures, VA2, Jason Goldberg and Al Weiss.

Polygon, a startup aiming to better diagnose children with learning disabilities, raised $4.2 million in seed and pre-seed funding led by Spark Capital and Pear VC.

Pique, a virtual women's sexual health clinic, raised $4 million in a seed funding round led by Maveron.

Psudo, a sneaker startup that utilizes recycled water bottles and 3D sublimation printing to create its shoes, raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by SternAegis Ventures.

Funds

Santa Monica-based investment firm Clearlake Capital Groupraised $14.1 billion for its seventh flagship fund.

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 Kristin Snyder (kristinsnyder@dot.la).
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