Percepto Raised $67M, Striveworks Got $33M, and More Austin Tech News
The Austin tech scene saw an array of small to midsize funding rounds last week. With innovations underway in spaces like drones and real estate, check out how these Texan techies are building the future. This is the Built In Austin Weekly Refresh.
Percepto raised $67M. A Series C funding raise led by Koch Disruptive Technologies will help drone company Percepto fuel its next stage of growth. The company develops drones and operates an analytics platform for customers in spaces like manufacturing and energy. The capital is a combination of debt and equity funding. Percepto also received a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration that will reduce friction for its customers when it comes to deploying Percepto’s remotely operated drones on industrial sites. [TechCrunch]
Austin Tech Quote of the Week
“These investments give our team a great opportunity to expand to new markets and deliver more value to homebuyers and builders. Propertymate rebrands as NewHomesMate to better reflect the focus on our mission to make the new construction home buying process a lot better.”— Dan Hnatkovskyy CEO and co-founder of NewHomesMate
NewHomesMate raised $5.5M. Formerly known as Propertymate, newly rebranded company NewHomesMate operates a marketplace platform to help homeowners purchase new construction homes. The company’s seed funding came from investors including Pragmatech Ventures and will help it expand its platform into several additional markets across the U.S.. The company also mentioned hiring plans. [Built In Austin]
Striveworks raised $33M. Providing machine learning operations technology for highly regulated industries like national security, Striveworks announced its first round of equity capital, led by Centana Growth Partners. The company serves enterprise data science and analytics teams. With its fresh capital, Striveworks plans to hire new engineers, salespeople and marketing specialists. [BusinessWire]