Docket raises $3M | Refinery Ventures closes second fund

  • CINCINNATI, OH—Refinery Ventures announced the close of its second fund with $36 million, more than two times its first fund. The fund was backed by Cintrifuse, Great American Insurance, Western & Southern Insurance, and The Cleveland Foundation.
  • KANSAS CITY, MO—Digital Sandbox KC announced the latest companies selected for funding in the new year. The companies run the gamut from diversity and equity to skill-based ed-tech and PaaS (Publishing as a Service).
  • MILWAUKEE, WI—Marquette University has received a two-year, $3.8 million grant from the DoD to develop novel, sustainable technologies to protect the environment and to provide clean drinking water. Marquette researchers have been developing water tech for decades.