Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Chewse, a new entrant into the online food orders business focused on helping office admins manage catering, has raised $1 million in Seed funding from 500 Startups and Chris Sacca, among others. Other investors in the San Francisco-based company include Telegraph Hill, InnoSpring, Benjamin Ling and Richard Chen, according to TechCrunch.
Veritrix, which has built a physical identification verification platform utilizing video and voice recordings to authenticate users for enterprise systems, has closed a $2.4 million funding round according to a filing with the SEC. The Palo Alto-based company was founded in 2008. VentureBeat had the scoop on the funding and the SEC filing.
Cendana Capital, which invests exclusively in institutional Seed funds to help facilitate more early-stage funding from VCs, has closed on its $88 million fund, according to a filing with the SEC. Here’s a rundown from PandoDaily, which was first to report on the raise.
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