The 12 Largest US Tech Startup Funding Rounds of Might 2021

Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest US startup funding rounds from May 2021. I have included some additional information such as industry, company description, round type, founders, and total equity funding raised to further the analysis. Only all equity rounds were considered.


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12. PathAI $165.0M

Round: Series C
Description: Boston-based PathAI is developing technology that assists pathologists in making rapid and accurate diagnoses for every patient, every time. Founded by Aditya Khosla and Andrew Beck in 2016, PathAI has now raised a total of $255.2M in total equity funding.
Industry: Health Care, Health Diagnostics
Founders: Aditya Khosla, Andrew Beck
Founding year: 2016
Total equity funding raised: $255.2M


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11. Forte $185.0M

Round: Series A
Description: San Francisco-based Forte is building economic technology for games using blockchain. Founded by Brett Seyler, Josh Williams, Kent Wakeford, Kevin Chou, and Mahesh Vellanki in 2019, Forte has now raised a total of $185.0M in total equity funding.
Industry: Blockchain, Developer Platform, Developer Tools, eSports, Gaming, Video Games
Founders: Brett Seyler, Josh Williams, Kent Wakeford, Kevin Chou, Mahesh Vellanki
Founding year: 2019
Total equity funding raised: $185.0M


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10. Figure $200.0M

Round: Series D
Description: San Francisco-based Figure is a financial services company leveraging blockchain technology. Founded by Alana Ackerson, Cynthia Chen, June Ou, Michael Cagney, and Sara Priola in 2018, Figure has now raised a total of $446.6M in total equity funding.
Industry: Blockchain, Finance, Financial Services, FinTech
Founders: Alana Ackerson, Cynthia Chen, June Ou, Michael Cagney, Sara Priola
Founding year: 2018
Total equity funding raised: $446.6M


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10. Lyra Health $200.0M

Round: Series F
Description: Burlingame-based Lyra helps companies improve access to effective mental health care for their employees. Founded by David Ebersman and Dena Bravata in 2015, Lyra Health has now raised a total of $675.1M in total equity funding.
Founders: David Ebersman, Dena Bravata
Founding year: 2015
Total equity funding raised: $675.1M


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10. Ethos $200.0M

Round: Series D
Description: San Francisco-based Ethos Life is an insurance company that provides modern and ethical life insurance to protect life. Founded by Lingke Wang and Peter Colis in 2016, Ethos has now raised a total of $306.5M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Finance, Financial Services, Insurance, InsurTech, Life Insurance
Founders: Lingke Wang, Peter Colis
Founding year: 2016
Total equity funding raised: $306.5M


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9. Inari $208.0M

Round: Series D
Description: Cambridge-based Inari presents high performing plant varieties that improve the economic and environmental realities of production agriculture. Founded by David Berry, Ignacio Martinez, and Laura Lande-Diner in 2016, Inari has now raised a total of $337.0M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Agriculture, AgTech, Biotechnology
Founders: David Berry, Ignacio Martinez, Laura Lande-Diner
Founding year: 2016
Total equity funding raised: $337.0M


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8. MasterClass $225.0M

Round: Series F
Description: San Francisco-based MasterClass is a provider of an online education platform designed to offer video based vocational courses. Founded by Aaron Rasmussen and David Rogier in 2012, MasterClass has now raised a total of $461.4M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: EdTech, Education, Training
Founders: Aaron Rasmussen, David Rogier
Founding year: 2012
Total equity funding raised: $461.4M


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7. ReCharge $227.0M

Round: Series B
Description: Santa Monica-based ReCharge offers subscription management software for e-commerce businesses. Founded by Michael Flynn and Oisin O’Connor in 2014, ReCharge has now raised a total of $277.0M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Billing, E-Commerce, Mobile Payments, Software
Founders: Michael Flynn, Oisin O’Connor
Founding year: 2014
Total equity funding raised: $277.0M


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6. Aurora Solar $250.0M

Round: Series C
Description: San Francisco-based Aurora Solar is a SaaS company that uses aerial imagery to assess solar installation projects. Founded by Christopher Hopper and Samuel Adeyemo in 2013, Aurora Solar has now raised a total of $323.5M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Clean Energy, Renewable Energy, Software, Solar
Founders: Christopher Hopper, Samuel Adeyemo
Founding year: 2013
Total equity funding raised: $323.5M


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6. Zeta $250.0M

Round: Series C
Description: San Francisco-based Zeta is a modern banking tech company providing Modern Core and Processing for FIs and Embeddable Banking for fintechs and distributors. Founded by Bhavin Turakhia and Ramki Gaddipati in 2015, Zeta has now raised a total of $310.0M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Cloud Data Services, Corporate Training, Employee Benefits, Financial Services, FinTech, Gift, Human Resources, Payments
Founders: Bhavin Turakhia, Ramki Gaddipati
Founding year: 2015
Total equity funding raised: $310.0M


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5. Extend $260.0M

Round: Series C
Description: San Francisco-based Extend provides extended warranties as a service to merchants and innovates the broken customer experience associated with them. Founded by Joe Moss, Michael Darmousseh, Rohan Shah, and Woodrow H. Levin in 2019, Extend has now raised a total of $316.4M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Consumer, Developer APIs, E-Commerce, Retail
Founders: Joe Moss, Michael Darmousseh, Rohan Shah, Woodrow H. Levin
Founding year: 2019
Total equity funding raised: $316.4M


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4. Collective Health $280.0M

Round: Series F
Description: San Francisco-based Collective Health is a company providing an alternative to traditional health insurance. Founded by Ali Diab and Rajaie Batniji in 2013, Collective Health has now raised a total of $719.0M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Cloud Computing, Health Care, Health Insurance
Founders: Ali Diab, Rajaie Batniji
Founding year: 2013
Total equity funding raised: $719.0M


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3. Bowery Farming $300.0M

Round: Series C
Description: New York-based Bowery Farming uses vision systems, automation technology, and machine learning to monitor plants and their growth. Founded by Brian Falther, David Golden, and Irving Fain in 2014, Bowery Farming has now raised a total of $467.5M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Agriculture, Farming, Food and Beverage, Machine Learning, Organic Food
Founders: Brian Falther, David Golden, Irving Fain
Founding year: 2014
Total equity funding raised: $467.5M


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3. Forter $300.0M

Round: Series F
Description: New York-based Forter offers a fraud solution that helps retailers grow sales, lower costs, and improve customer experience via its Decision as Service. Founded by Alon Shemesh, Liron Damri, and Michael Reitblat in 2013, Forter has now raised a total of $525.0M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: E-Commerce, FinTech, Fraud Detection, SaaS
Founders: Alon Shemesh, Liron Damri, Michael Reitblat
Founding year: 2013
Total equity funding raised: $525.0M


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3. Workrise $300.0M

Round: Series E
Description: Austin-based Workrise is a marketplace for on-demand services and skilled labor in the energy industry. Founded by Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, and Xuan Yong in 2014, Workrise has now raised a total of $722.5M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Energy, Human Resources, Marketplace, Online Portals
Founders: Michael Witte, Sandeep Jain, Xuan Yong
Founding year: 2014
Total equity funding raised: $722.5M


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2. Klaviyo $320.0M

Round: Series D
Description: Boston-based Klaviyo is a marketing automation and email platform designed to help grow businesses. Founded by Andrew Bialecki and Ed Hallen in 2012, Klaviyo has now raised a total of $678.5M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Advertising, E-Commerce, Marketing, Marketing Automation, Software
Founders: Andrew Bialecki, Ed Hallen
Founding year: 2012
Total equity funding raised: $678.5M


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1. Noom $540.0M

Round: Series F
Description: New York-based Noom is a psychology-based digital health platform used to provide intelligent nutrition and exercise coaching. Founded by Artem Petakov and Saeju Jeong in 2008, Noom has now raised a total of $657.3M in total equity funding.
Investors in the round:
Industry: Fitness, Health Care, Mobile, Nutrition, Wellness
Founders: Artem Petakov, Saeju Jeong
Founding year: 2008
Total equity funding raised: $657.3M


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