Weekly Refresh: Enko Raised $66M, Workhuman’s New Investor, and More

June 29, 2020
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Enko launched out of stealth with $66M in funding. It wants to develop improved farming products that are safer and more sustainable for farmers, consumers and regulators. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation led the Series B. [Press Release]

Boston police no longer able to use facial recognition software. The Boston City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of the tech. It’s the largest city on the East Coast to do this so far. [Built In Boston]

EndeavorRX won FDA approval. The video game is a new treatment doctors can prescribe for children with ADHD. Akili Interactive Labs developed the game. [Built In Boston]

Workhuman announced new strategic investor. It offers a social recognition and continuous performance management platform. The alternative asset manager Intermediate Capital Group acquired a minority stake from existing shareholders. The new investment means the company has reached a valuation of $1.2 billion. [Press Release]

Armored Things raised $7M. The crowd intelligence software startup takes data from venues’ existing security and IT systems and analyzes it to inform decisions about occupancy, staffing, sanitation and more in light of COVID-19. Will Ventures led the seed funding. [Built In Boston]

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