What Startups Got Funded In May?

Startups That Got Funded In May from The Startup Garage
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May Monthly Startup Wrap-up.

Find Out Who Got Funded and What Type Of Deals Are Attracting Investment here:

May 1st Bookbub the bargain bin for ebooks, secured $3.8 million in it’s first round of funding.

May 3rd Waggl the startup survey app inspired by honeybees,
secured $1 millionin funding.

May 5th Automattic which runs WordPress.com, became a billion-dollar company, thanks to a new $160 millionin funding.

May 5th PearSports which acts like a human personal trainer, secured $5 millionin a second round of funding.

May 6th Allclasses an education startup, closed a $1.5 million dollar round of funding.

May 6th Flux a top-secret spinout from Google X, landed $8 millionin venture funding.

May 12th Adform an Ad-Tech Startup , that creates rich media display ads, raised $5.5 million in funding.

May 13th Bitpay a Bitcoin startup, secured $30 million, to provide business solutions for merchants.

May 14th FanTV a startup set to revolutionize cable, tuned into $8.3 million in funding.

May 15th Uber the app that delivers you sophisticated car service, raised a new round of funding estimated at $350 million .

May 19th Autopilot a marketing Automation Company, grabbed $7 milllon in new funding.

May 20th Sumologic a log management app, pulled in $30 million in funding.

May 20th Centrify a cloudbased I.D. service raises $42 million in funding.

May 21st LiveOakVenturePartners an early stage lead investors, secureed $109 milion in investment funding.

May 27th AverInfomatics a health care billing system startup, secured $8.5 million.

May 28th MessageBus a custom email platform, raised $4 million in funding.


May was a momentous month for the 16 startups listed above.
Uber, ranked supreme, securing the top $ investment of $350 million bringing the company’s validation to an estimated $3.5 billion.


From Education Startups to Cable TV Startups, a common theme remains amongst those that secured investment, they all provide innovative solutions to modern day inconveniences.

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I work with entrepreneurs who are looking to attract investment and get out of the "Garage". I am passionate about helping entrepreneurs start companies that matter. I helped launch over 100 Companies, Non-Profits and Social Enterprises. I consider myself a serial entrepreneur, startup coach & trusted advisor. * Launching New Companies (For Profit, Non-Profit and Social Enterprise) * Expert Business Plan Writer * Extensive Network of Business Relationships focused on Launch & Rapid Growth of New Companies * Startup, Growth, Marketing, Technology, Web, Business Systems * Trusted Advisor to CEO’s & Entrepreneurs * Capital Raising Strategy Development * Startup Team Development The first company I started and sold is VAVi Sport & Social Club which grew to over 25,000 members in six years, was recognized as San Diego’s 30th fastest growing private company in 2006 by the San Diego Business Journal and 32nd fastest in 2007, and sold for over 25X the capital investment.