Weekly Refresh: Tertill Names CEO, EDB Acquires 2ndQuadrant, and More

October 5, 2020
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Sophia Genetics raised $110M. Its AI scans patients’ DNA for signs of cancer and other hereditary diseases. Hitachi Ventures and aMoon led the Series F. [Built In Boston]

EnterpriseDB (EDB) completed acquisition of 2ndQuadrant. The deal combines the world’s top PostgreSQL experts into one company. PostgreSQL adoption has been growing for enterprise companies. [Yahoo Finance]

LogPoint raised $30M. The company sells a security monitoring and analytical software. Digital+ Partners led the Series B, which is the company's largest funding to date. [Built In Boston]

iRobot cofounder named CEO of Tertill. Tertill created a solar-powered robotic weed wacker for gardens. Helen Greiner, who cofounded iRobot in 1990, was just appointed its new CEO. [TechCrunch]

Texthelp launched WriQ. The education technology company announced its new cloud-based writing assessment and achievement tool, WriQ. It automates and standardizes student writing assessment by measuring across a range of criteria. [PRNewswire]

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