Aclima, Inc., the pioneer in hyperlocal air pollution and greenhouse gas measurement and analysis, today announced it has secured more than $40 million in Series B funding. Aclima will use the funding to grow into new markets and build out its product portfolio to support customers and communities in their efforts to reduce emissions and protect public health. Read more.
Encantos, an award-winning edtech company focused on helping kids learn 21st century skills through digital and physical play, today announced it has raised $5.7 million from a group of renowned investors. Read more.
"It is absolutely clear to me that it matters who is in the room." said Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and longtime leader in pushing for diversity in tech. Everything from a change in demographics of VC to a change in optimal board size can make a difference in terms of diversity. Read more.
In the rarefied world of tech dealmaking, the legal protections born out of the civil rights movement effectively don’t apply - Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and diversity activist speaks on the issue of racism and the lack of legal protections for Black entrepreneurs. Read more.