These 14 Companies in San Francisco Received Funding in April 2020

One company received $1B in funding. Another was given $45M dollars. A third received $660M. The list goes on and on. The 14 companies listed below received funding in April of 2020 despite the onset of COVID-19. Which companies are you familiar with, and which do you want to learn more about?

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Company: Notion
Website: www.notion.so
Funding Date: April 2nd, 2020
Funding Type: Venture – Series Unknown
Funding Amount: $45M
Address: 930 Alabama St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Notion is for notes, tasks, wikis, and databases. The app blends everyday work apps into one. It serves as an all-in-one workspace for note-taking, task management, and project management. The app can be accessed via most web browsers. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.”

Company: Airbnb
Website: www.airbnb.com
Funding Date: April 6th, 2020
Funding Type: Private Equity
Funding Amount: $1B
Address: 888 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

“Airbnb is a community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile phones or the internet. Airbnb connects travelers seeking authentic experiences with hosts offering unique, inspiring spaces around the world.

Airbnb is a trusted online marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations and experiences around the world. Unlock local experiences and travel through the eyes of a local.

Whether the available space is a castle for a night, a sailboat for a week, or an apartment for a month, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to showcase these distinctive spaces to an audience of millions. By facilitating bookings and financial transactions, Airbnb makes the process of listing or booking a space effortless and efficient.

With 4,500,000 listings in over 65,000 cities in 191 countries, Airbnb offers the widest variety of unique spaces for everyone, at any price point around the globe. Airbnb was founded in August 2008 Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, and is currently headquartered in San Francisco, California.”

Company: Stripe
Website: www.stripe.com
Funding Date: April 16th, 2020
Funding Type: Series G
Funding Amount: $600M
Address: 510 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Stripe is a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size from new startups to public companies like Salesforce and Facebook use the company’s software to accept online payments and run complex global operations.

Stripe combines economic infrastructure with a set of applications for new business models like crowdfunding and marketplaces, fraud prevention, analytics, and more. Stripe navigates global regulatory uncertainty and partners closely with internet leaders like Apple, Google, Alipay, Tencent, Facebook, Twitter to launch new capabilities.

Stripe wants to help more companies get started and thrive and ultimately to grow the GDP of the internet.”

Company: ForgeRock
Website: www.forgerock.com
Funding Date: April 21st, 2020
Funding Type: Series E
Funding Amount: $93.5M
Address: 201 Mission St Suite 2900, San Francisco, CA 94105
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

ForgeRock® is the digital identity management company transforming the way organizations interact securely with customers, employees, devices, and things. Organizations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform™ as their digital identity system of record to monetize customer relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent (GDPR, HIPAA, FCC privacy, etc.), and leverage the internet of things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, Toyota, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across Europe, the USA, and Asia.”

Company: Shippo
Website: www.goshippo.com
Funding Date: April 7th, 2020
Funding Type: Series C
Funding Amount: $30M
Address: 731 Market St #200, San Francisco, CA 94103
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Shippo is a multi-carrier shipping API and web app. E-commerce businesses, marketplaces, and platforms are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers around the world from one API and dashboard, through Shippo. Businesses can get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.

The company processes millions of shipments per month for more than 35,000 customers. Businesses are able to instantly access multiple shipping carriers for real-time rates, shipping labels, international paperwork, package tracking, and return logistics. Shippo was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.”

Company: CircleCI
Website: www.circleci.com
Funding Date: April 7th, 2020
Funding Type: Series E
Funding Amount: $100M
Address: 201 Spear St. #1200, San Francisco, CA 94105
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

CircleCI’s continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deployment process. CircleCI offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp quickly, scale easily, and build confidently every day.

Velocity is critical for software teams in today’s competitive landscape, but maintaining speed can be difficult as apps and systems grow larger and more complex. CircleCI’s platform allows developers to rapidly release code (for web and mobile apps) they trust by automating the build, test, and deploy process. CircleCI enables developers to detect and fix bugs before they even reach customers. Thousands of leading companies including Facebook, Kickstarter, Shyp, and Spotify rely on CircleCI to accelerate delivery of their code and enable developers to focus on creating business value fast.

CircleCI is a Bay Area Best Places to Work 2018 award winner from the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in beautiful downtown San Francisco with a global remote workforce, CircleCI is venture backed by Scale Venture Partners, DFJ, Baseline Ventures, and Harrison Metal Capital.”

Company: Node
Website: https://hello.node.io
Funding Date: April 7th, 2020
Funding Type: Venture – Series Unknown
Funding Amount: $6M
Address: 260 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Node is an AI-as-a-service solution intended for platforms that leverages people and company data. With Node, applications can deliver predictions that allow users to make smarter decisions about how to engage with customers, employees, investors, and partners. The platform owers predictable business outcomes, which enterprises can use to seamlessly build advanced AI into customer-facing and internal applications without investing years and millions of dollars on risky AI experiments.

Node enables users to make smarter connections and decisions about how to engage with customers, employees, investors, and partners. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.”

Company: Bugcrowd
Website: www.bugcrowd.com
Funding Date: April 9th, 2020
Funding Type: Series D
Funding Amount: $30M
Address: 921 Front Street, First Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Bugcrowd connects companies and their applications to a crowd of tens of thousands of security researchers to identify critical software vulnerabilities. Powered by Bugcrowd’s platform, companies of all sizes can run both private and public bounty programs to efficiently test their applications and reward valid vulnerabilities.

Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is backed by Blackbird Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Industry Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Rally Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures. Bugcrowd is a trademark of Bugcrowd, Inc.”

Company: Figma
Website: www.figma.com
Funding Date: April 30th, 2020
Funding Type: Series D
Funding Amount: $50M
Address: 116 New Montgomery St #700, San Francisco, CA 94105
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Figma is a professional-grade online tool created specifically for interface design and enables product teams to create, test, and ship designs. In addition to interface design, customers are using Figma for tasks like visual whiteboarding, diagramming and slide creation, as well as virtual design sprinting, city building, and Minecraft skin creation.”

Company: Vercel
Website: www.vercel.com
Funding Date: April 21st, 2020
Funding Type: Series A
Funding Amount: $21M
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Vercel provides a cloud platform that optimizes the entire development and deployment experience for frontend teams. Vercel is the company behind Next.js, a React framework chosen by enterprises and a key technology in the Jamstack architecture (JavaScript / APIs / Markup). Jamstack is focusing on separating the frontend from the back-end with new abstraction methods that favor an improved developer experience and site performance.”

Company: Noah
Website: www.noah.co
Funding Date: April 22nd, 2020
Funding Type: Series B
Funding Amount: $150M
Address: 76 Sacramento St #400, San Francisco, CA 94111
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Noah is a finance company for homeowners to tap into their home value to meet their financial goals without incurring new monthly payments or interest. By partnering with homeowners, Noah offers homeowners in select metro areas across the United States upfront financing in exchange for a share in a percentage of their home’s future appreciation or depreciation.”

Company: Remote
Website: www.remote.com
Funding Date: April 22nd, 2020
Funding Type: Seed Funding
Funding Amount: $11M
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Remote take care of global payroll, benefits, compliance and taxes, so can focus on people.”

Company: Digits
Website: www.digits.com
Funding Date: April 23rd, 2020
Funding Type: Series B
Funding Amount: $22M
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Digits is a fin-tech company offering a visual, machine learning-powered expense monitoring dashboard for startups and small businesses.”

Company: Vida Health
Website: www.vida.com
Funding Date: April 30th, 2020
Funding Type: Venture – Series Unknown
Funding Amount: $25M
Overview from their Crunchbase profile:

Vida Health is a virtual care platform designed from the ground up to treat multiple chronic health conditions simultaneously, through a balance of machine learning that personalizes each person’s treatment and a human connection with real life health coaches and therapists who bring the empathy and accountability people need to reach their goals.”

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