This Week in ‘Raises’: SaveLive Lands $135M, Wilshire Lane Hauls $40M for Proptech Fund

Molly Wright

Molly Wright is an intern for dot.LA. She previously edited the London School of Economics' student newspaper in the United Kingdom, interned for The Hollywood Reporter and was the blogging editor for UCLA's Daily Bruin.

This Week in ‘Raises’: SaveLive Lands $135M, Wilshire Lane Hauls $40M for Proptech Fund
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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 Molly Wright (molly@dot.la).


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Venture Capital

L.A.-based SaveLive, which looks to acquire small music venues that have been hurt by the pandemic, has raised $134.5 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.

Valencia-based hydrogen sensor maker H2scanraised $70 million in capital from U.K.-based investment group LetterOne and South Korean energy company GS Energy.

Good Culture, an Irvine-based cottage cheese brand, raised $64 Million in Series C funding led by nutrition-focused investment firm Manna Tree.

Santa Monica sports media startup Wave Sports + Entertainmentraised $27 million in Series B funding led by private equity firm TZP Group.

Marina Del Rey-based child care platform WeeCareraised $17 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing.

L.A.-based Fama, which helps HR departments screen job applicants’ social media presence, raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Silverton Partners.

De La Calle, an L.A.-based beverage startup, raised a $7 million growth equity round led by private equity firm KarpReilly.

L.A.-based freight management platform Warpraised a $2.4 million seed round led by Bee Partners.

DishDivvy, a Glendale-based food marketplace app, raised $1.3 million in pre-seed funding led by 10X Venture.

Funds

L.A.-based, proptech-focused venture capital firm Wilshire Lane Capitalraised $40 million for its first fund from investors including JPMorgan Asset Management, Nile Capital and Morgan Properties.

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