Tapcart Raised $50M, ServiceTitan Got $200M, and More LA Tech News

July 6, 2021
photo: Tapcart

Venture funding waves of all sizes crashed onto the West Coast tech sector last week. With all that fresh cash, read on to find out which of these startups are hiring new talent and making other moves. This is the Built In LA weekly refresh.

Happs got pulled in $4.7MThis startup’s software connects content creators to social networks, allowing them to stream live videos to several platforms at once. Investors like Bullpen Capital and Crosslink participated in Happs’ post-seed funding round, and with the cash, the company’s total funding to date comes to $6.2 million. [TechCrunch]

Tapcart pulled in $50MWith its platform that enables Shopify-powered retail brands to launch mobile shopping apps, Tapcart secured a Series B round of funding to expand its go-to-market strategy, build out its team and launch new products. The company has seen plenty of recent growth, having recorded a 3x increase in its recurring revenue last year. Left Lane Capital led Tapcart’s latest round. [PR Newswire]

LA Tech Quote of the Week

“Since our founding more than a decade ago, [we’ve] led with a mission to help children everywhere build a strong foundation for academic success and a lifelong love of learning, regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds or circumstances.” —Doug Dohring, founder and executive chairman of Age of Learning

Age of Learning raised $300MThe creator of early learning education software including ABCmouse announced the close of a sizable funding round led by TPG. Glendale-based Age of Learning is looking to invest the capital in its latest products and tech as well as hire new staff members across engineering, data, product and more. The company’s valuation following this round reaches $3 billion. [Built In LA]

TOCA Football secured $40MBased in Costa Mesa, this company specializes in tech-enabled soccer experiences and entertainment. With plans to add 12 more sports centers to its current total of 14 over the next year, TOCA closed on its Series E funding round led by WestRiver Group, RNS TOCA Partners and D2 Futbol Investors. [PR Newswire]

ServiceTitan got $200MThe software company closed on its Series G funding round led by Thoma Bravo, hitting a valuation of $9.5 billion as it continues its work for the home and commercial service industries. It also announced its agreement to acquire landscape business management company Aspire to expand into the pest, lawn and arbor industries. [PR Newswire]

Arrows pulled in $2.75MHelping businesses through the staff onboarding process, Arrows provides tools for things like automated email reminders and collaborating with one another. Currently serving small customer success teams, the startup hopes to build out and cater to larger businesses. It plans to invest the funding in hiring for its own team as it pursues company growth. [Built In LA]

Fightcamp raised $90MOffering a subscription-based service for its at-home training program and tech-enabled boxing equipment, the fitness startup has seen increased demand for its product and raised new funding to facilitate growth. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Connect Ventures, and other investors in the Newport Beach-based startup include celebrity boxers like Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather. [Built In LA]

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