Weekly Refresh: Online Bank HMBradley Launches, Q-CTRL Opens US HQ, and More

by Anna Holmquist
November 11, 2019
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BuildOps raised $5.8M. Its real estate software platform lets subcontractors and contractors manage workflow items like invoicing, scheduling and accounting. The platform caters to small- to medium-sized contractors. [Built In LA]

Geenee secured $7M. The mobile software platform helps brands and agencies engage their audiences. The funds will be used to introduce new product offerings and accelerate the company’s go-to-market strategy. [FinSMEs]

dosist announced expansion. The wellness company is bringing its dose-controlled cannabis device, the dose pen, to the Nevada market. [PRNewswire]

AXS expanded with new partnerships. The mobile ticketing company will offer its Mobile ID technology in music venues in Dallas, Chicago and New Orleans. [PRNewswire]

New online bank HMBradley launched. The bank will pay 3 percent interest to customers that save at least 20 percent of their income each month. HMBradley raised a $3.5M seed investment round. [Fortune]

Valence launched social network for black professionals. Only 3 percent of Silicon Valley’s workforce is black, and Valence is hoping to change that narrative through its network and through celebrating the stories of black executives and professionals. [TechCrunch]

AirCam raised $6.5M. The app allows anyone access to pictures taken by professional photographers at weddings, parties and other events. The company will also be launching its own marketplace where people can book professional photographers for $99 an hour. [TechCrunch]

Q-CTRL opened its U.S. headquarters. The quantum computing startup was founded in Australia in 2017 to help solve the prevalence of computational errors. The company is currently recruiting team members in LA. [Businesswire]

Scanwell announced $3.5M in seed funding. The smartphone-based app for home UTI screening has partnered with telehealth service Lemonaid Health to bring the UTI platform to all 50 states. The funds will help support the national platform launch and allow the company to hire additional staff. [MobiHealthNews]

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