We’re ending the week with all the funding, acquisition, and Southeast startup news you require to know:
- Atlanta, Georgia: As call volume increases in the wake of the pandemic, CallRail announced it raised an additional $56 million from existing investors Sageview Capital and Leaders Fund. We have more here.
- Chattanooga, Tennessee: 3D printing and construction robotics startup Branch Technology has raised a $11 million round, led by EquipmentShare. We have all the latest here.
- Durham, North Carolina: AdTech company Kevel, recently rebranded from Adzerk, announced it raised $11 million Series A. Atlanta-based Fulcrum Equity led the round. Learn more here.
- Nashville, Tennessee: Teaming, a performance management platform to build better teams, announced it has raised $1.7 million in angel investing.
- Atlanta, Georgia: Collab Capital, a fund dedicated to shrink the racial wealth gap, announced it has made its second investment. Their investment in Music Tech Work, a startup behind rightsholder.io, is a music copyright research platform with an expansive library that connects those who want to license music with the rights holders that can grant them a license. The undisclosed investment amount from Collab Capital will help the platform grow its database, expand its team, and onboard initial customers
- Atlanta, Georgia: Mini City, a software providing cost-saving solutions to government agencies and nonprofits working to reduce homelessness, announced it raised its first round of outside instiutional funding from SCADpro Fund.
-Two TechOperator portfolio companies are joining forces. Springbot announced it has acquired Atlanta-based Matcha, a startup focused on content marketing and blog content for e-commerce companies.
– LaunchTN has officially named Van Tucker as president and CEO, a position she previously held on an interim basis. Tucker will help LaunchTN continue its mission to cultivate a robust startup ecosystem across the state.
-Alpharetta-based SaaS company CoreView has announced a triple Georgia Tech grad as its new CEO. You can read more about Shawn Lankton here.
MuckerLab, the unique accelerator portion of Mucker Capital, is accepting applications for their 2021 equity-based accelerator program. Now in its 10th year, MuckerLabs partners with 12-15 companies each year. The application deadline is December 31 and can be found here.