Fueling the Future: Funding for delivering house plants to healthcare AI

  • Online garden center Bloomscape, based in Detroit, has received $15 million in new financing, led by General Catalyst. Using a “patented shipping technology,” the company delivers house plants across the US. This round brings total funding to $24 million.
  • Louisville-based Koligo Therapeutics Inc.is being acquired by Maryland-based Orgenesis Inc. in a deal valued at $15 million. Koligo develops transformative cell therapies for pancreatic cancer.
  • Olive, an AI healthcare startup headquartered in Columbus, has raised $106 million in a round led by General Catalyst and Drive Capital, among others. Olive is designed to improve healthcare operations by automating and optimizing workflows.
  • Indy-based Malamo, a platform to help ecommerce firms market to post-sale customers, has secured a $2.7 million Series Seed, led by Base10 Partners, Harlem Capital, and Irish Angels, all founded and led by Black and female investors.