Specter Monitor #74 🧱
Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. We’ll work hard to bring you actionable insights into what’s happening in today’s markets while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. ✨
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🔮 Talents of the Week
Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.
Ori Shoshan (US, 2022): Co-Founder & CTO at Otterize.
Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 44.
Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 161 Days.
Description: Otterize offers intent-based service-to-service access control for cloud-native teams.
Prev. Experience: Wing Security, Deep Instinct, Rookout, Guardicore, Israeli Military Intelligence - Unit 8200.
Total Funding: $11.5M / $11.5M Seed Round in 04/2023.
Notable Investors: Index Ventures, Operator Partners, Jibe Ventures, Vine Ventures, Dig Ventures, Crew Capital.
Deip Kumar (US, 2023): Co-Founder and CTO at Stealth Startup.
Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 15.
Prev. Experience: SpaceX, Microsoft, MathWorks, Sighten, Inc
Total Funding: N/A.
Notable Investors: N/A.
🎱 Strategic Intelligence
Inspired by Michael Lewis’ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.
Infogrid (EU, 2018) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 18.
Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 345 Days.
Description: Infogrid is an AI technology company that automates building management.
Total Funding: $135.6M / £72M Latest Series B Round in 04/2023.
Notable Investors: Northzone, Pictet Private Equity Investors S.A., The Venture Collective, Committed Capital, JLL Spark, Original Capital, SoftBank Vision Fund, Blue Impact Ventures.
Sundial (US, 2021) - Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 15.
Description: Sundial enables teams to understand the story of their product's data.
Notable Investors: Mantis VC, Sequoia Capital, Slow Ventures, Tribe Capital.
Signal: Increased VC Interest in 04/2023.
🍒 Cherry-Picked Companies
Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.
Memora Health (US, 2017) - Specter Rank: 1,187 📈
Description: Memora Health is an intelligent care enablement platform that simplifies how patients and clinicians navigate complex care delivery.
Total Funding: $80.5M / $30M Latest Venture Round in 04/2023.
Notable Investors: General Catalyst, Transformation Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, The Pags Group, Northwell Holdings, Edward-Elmhurst Health, Frist Cressey Ventures.
3 Months Growth: Web: +110%; Team: +14%; Social: +21%.
PlaygroundAI (US, 2022) - Specter Rank: 5,240 📈
Description: PlaygroundAI allows to create images from text prompts and share them with the community.
Total Funding: $150k / $150k Latest Seed Round in 04/2019.
Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Caffeinated Capital, Refactor Capital.
3 Months Growth: Web: +195%; Social: +149%.
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