This Week in ‘Raises’: Thatgamecompany Lands $160M, M13 Launches $400M 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 Decerry Donato (email@example.com).
Thatgamecompany, a Santa Monica-based video game developer, raised $160 million in funding from TPG and Sequoia Capital.
Counterpart, an L.A.-based insurtech startup, raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Vy Capital.
Emotive, an L.A.-based text marketing platform, raised $15.7 million in equity funding, according to an SEC filing.
H2U Technologies, a Chatsworth-based green hydrogen tech company, raised $11 million in Series A funding led by Jericho Energy Ventures, Freeflow Ventures, VoLo Earth Ventures, and Hess Corporation.
L.A.-based NFT platform DNABlockraised $7 million in seed funding led by Sfermion, Solana Ventures, Animoca Brands and Non-Fungible Labs.
L.A.-based Masienda, which produces non-GMO corn products, raised $6.45 million in funding, according to SEC filings.
ImmunoVec, a Santa Monica-based gene therapy startup, raised $4.3 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
HearHere, a Santa Barbara-based road-trip storytelling app, raised $3.2 million in seed funding led by Camping World.
KYX, an Encino-based sneaker rental startup, raised $3 million in seed funding led by SeventySix Capital.
L.A.-based short-term rental marketplace The Host Co.raised $1.85 million in seed funding led by HearstLab.
M13, a Santa Monica-based venture capital firm focused on consumer-tech startups, raised $400 million for its third fund.
Hawke Ventures, the venture capital arm of L.A.-based marketing consultancy Hawke Media, raised $16.4 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing.