This Week in ‘Raises’: Two Santa Barbara Cybersecurity Startups Seal Big Series Bs

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’: Two Santa Barbara Cybersecurity Startups Seal Big Series Bs
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This week in “Raises,” a pair of Santa Barbara cybersecurity startups raised sizable Series B rounds, while a Beverly Hills online learning platform hauled nearly $30 million (and rolled out a name change, to boot).


Venture Capital

Theta Lake, a Santa Barbara-based cybersecurity startup, raised $50 million in Series B funding led by Battery Ventures.

MixMode, a Santa Barbara-based cybersecurity startup, raised $45 million in Series B funding led by growth equity firm PSG.

Subject, a Beverly Hills-based video learning platform, raised $29.4 million in Series A funding led by Owl Ventures.

Gamefam, a Los Angeles-based Roblox game developer, raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Konvoy Ventures.

PreludeDx, a Laguna Hills-based breast cancer diagnostics startup, raised $20 million in funding led by Evidity Health Capital.

Mathison, an L.A.-based HR platform for diversity hiring and retention, raised $14.6 million in funding, per an SEC filing.

Curious Cardinals, an L.A.-based edtech startup, raised $2.6 million in funding, per an SEC filing.

Message Party, an Encino-based Web3 messaging startup, raised $1.5 million in funding, per an SEC filing.

Workorder, a Santa Monica-based construction estimating software platform, raised $1.1 million in pre-seed funding from UBMB and Mucker Capital.

Funds

Blizzard 22, an investment fund created by Santa Monica-based venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, raised $5 million, according to an SEC filing.

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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