In covering the D.C. innovation economy comes the inevitable: funding news.

District-based startup WhyHotel announced that it raised $3.9 million in seed funding on June 7.

Hungry D.C. startup HUNGRY raised $1.5 million in funding, which it announced June 13, bringing its total to $4.5 million.

Pie Insurance Pie Insurance announced that it was closing a $10 million round, the Washington Business Journal reported June 18.

Founded in 2017, the budding insurance tech company just started selling premiums in partnership with Sirius International Insurance Group, and previously had raised $5 million in funding.

Inky Technology Rockville, Md.-based Inky Technology Corp., an email security company, raised $5.6 million in Series A funding to increase its software’s analytics capabilities and expand sales and marketing.

Verodin McLean-based Verodin raised $20.7 million in funding from 14 investors.