Kernel raises $53M

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Kernel, a startup that says it has a brain recording technology and is working on providing Neuroscience as a Service (NaaS), has raised $53 million in a Series C round of venture financing. The investment was led by General Catalyst, with participation from Khosla Ventures, Eldridge, Manta Ray Ventures, Tiny Blue Dot and Kernel founder and CEO, Bryan Johnson.

This financing represents the first outside funding of the company, following founder Bryan Johnson’s $54M investment to date, said the company in a statement.

General Catalyst’s Quentin Clark joins Kernel’s board with this transaction.

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