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Member Spotlights

What’s black and white and growing 200% year over year?

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The Zebra, an Austin-based insurance marketplace startup.

The race for industry dominance is heating up for 7CTOs members Meetesh Karia (CTO) and Manijeh Noori (VP of Engineering) as The Zebra closes a $38.5 million Series C, placing the startup among other ambitious insurance marketplaces in 2020 funding rounds.

Insurify raised $23 million, Gabi $27 million, and Policygenius $100 million. That’s $185 million raised by four insurance marketplaces this year alone.

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Thinking local is going big: SOCi closes $15 million Series C funding round.

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Alo Sarv, is leading the social and reputation management platform he co-founded, SOCi, into 2020 with a successful Series C funding round.

Led by Vertical Venture Partners, Grayhawk Capital, and Ankona Capital, the round demonstrates that localized marketing for multi-location enterprises is only becoming more essential to creating a captivating customer journey.

“This investment will help SOCi continue to build out its platform to allow our enterprise partners to centrally manage all of their local digital channels and assets that are core to their localized marketing presence in a single platform.”

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Flock Freight receives a truckload of cash in a successful $50 million Series B round.

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7CTOs member Lu Saenz (CTO at Flock Freight) is driving freight logistics into the 21st century with algorithms that create “carpools” for shipping companies. This helps them fill all their available truckspace efficiently and minimizes late deliveries.

Like with any industry where algorithmic-efficiency is poised to have major impact, investors have noticed. Flock Freight just closed a successful $50 million Series B funding round, led by SignalFire and GLP Capital Partners.

When Lu posted the news to LinkedIn, his caption simply read: “We’re hiring software engineers!”

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