FUELING THE FUTURE: Splash Financial lands $44.5M | $22M to reduce carbon emissions | HRTech

  • CLEVELAND, OH—Splash Financial, a digital lending platform that helps borrowers shop and compare financial products from a Splash-powered network of lenders, announced it has secured $44.3 million in a new Series B funding round. The round includes partners of DST Global, Citi Ventures, Detroit Venture Partners, Firebolt Ventures and existing investors CMFG Ventures and Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures.
  • DAYTON, OH—Aeroseal, a climate tech company shrinking carbon emissions from residential and commercial buildings, raised $22 million in Series A funding. Breakthrough Energy Ventures led the round and was joined by Energy Impact Partners and Building Ventures.
  • CHARLOTTE, NC—Oyster, an HR platform for distributed workforces, raised $50 million in Series B funding, valuing it at $475 million. This is six times the company’s valuation when it raised $20 million four months ago.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO—A professor of physics at Washington University in St. Louis has received a $4.9 million award from NASA. James H. Buckley will use the award to build a demonstration version of a large satellite experiment for gamma-ray astronomy research.