Weekly Refresh: CareerArc Outplacement Rebrands, Popshop Got $3M, and More

July 13, 2020
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Kernel raised $53M. It offers on-demand neuroscience-as-a-service to businesses, meaning it aims to gather neural insights and quantify individuals’ thoughts, emotions and general brain conditions. General Catalyst led the Series C. [Built In LA]

Fisker gained $50M. Moore Strategic Ventures led the Series C. It’ll use the new funds to develop its electric car, named the Fisker Ocean. [Built In LA]

Riot Games CTO leaving to become CEO of AppOnboard. Mike Seavers started looking for another job in 2019. AppOnboard lets developers create mobile and PC games faster and without coding. [Bloomberg]

CareerArc Outplacement rebranded as Intoo USA. It offers outplacement services, helping departing employees with obtaining a new job or transitioning to a new career. It was acquired by Gi Group. [Press Release]

Popshop Live raised $3M. It wants to create a live-streaming shopping platform. Floodgate and Abstract Ventures led the investment. [LA Biz]

AmazeVR debuted concert platform. It offers in-person experiences for small groups, and ones that can be enjoyed through VR. The first concert will debut this fall. [VentureBeat]

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