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Friday Fundings: Cribl, Calibrate, and Coco

Data Solutions Company Raises $200 Million

Cribl is a startup building ways to parse and route companies’ data safely and efficiently. The company recently secured $200 million in a Series C funding round, withGreylock and Redpoint Ventures co-leading the round. Cribl’s customers include Whole Foods (AMZN), Vodafone (VOD), and Fannie Mae (FNMA).

Both because of remote work and because of a recent increase in cybersecurity attacks, companies are looking for ways to protect their data. But sometimes the solutions they find mean that data is difficult to access. Cribl wants to keep data secure for companies while making the process of accessing data hassle-free.

Holistic Weight Loss Platform Raises $100 Million

Calibrate, a health and weight-loss startup, has raised $100 million in a Series B funding round co-led by Founders Fund and Tiger Global. This brings the company’s total funding to $127.6 million.

Calibrate is attempting to disrupt the $70 billion weight-loss industry by taking a more holistic approach than other programs. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many consumers to think deeply about their health and habits. Many of them turned to Calibrate.

The company is projecting $21 million in revenue for 2021. With its new funding, the company plans to build out a pharmacy arm, and add to its revenue streams in other ways.

Robotic Delivery Company Secures $36 Million

Coco, a startup building last-mile delivery robots, has raised $36 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Sam Altman, Silicon Valley Bank (SIVB), and Founders Fund.

As ecommerce continues to gain ground, robotic delivery is becoming a highly competitive industry. In contrast to some of its rivals which are building fully autonomous vehicles, Coco’s technology utilizes remote drivers.

The company has partnered with a number of restaurants including the California chain Umami Burger. With its new funding, Coco plans to increase its headcount and form more partnerships.

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ABOUT Meg Richardson Meg Richardson is a writer specializing in markets, technology, and personal finance. She loves breaking down seemingly complex ideas and making them readable and interesting for everyone. She holds an MFA in writing from Columbia University. When she is not writing about finance, she enjoys running in Central Park and drawing cartoons.

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