Biotech startup raises $6.6M | Minneapolis VC announces $27M fund | AgTech funding

  • ST. LOUIS, MO—Biotech startup Pluton Biosciences has raised $6.6 million in seed funding to advance its product development efforts. Financing was led by Oakland-based venture capital firm Better Ventures. Other investors include the Grantham Foundation, Fall Line Capital, First In Ventures, Wing Venture Capital and St. Louis-based Yield Lab Institute.
  • WILMINGTON, NC—Real-time market research platform Suzy has announced plans to add 40 new jobs over the next three years as it establishes a technology hub in North Carolina. Suzy CTO William Mansfield said, “Wilmington has a uniquely talented workforce in place and offers an exceptional quality of life for those who are lucky enough to live here. And once you’re here, you don’t really want to leave.