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Shippo raises $45M more at $495M valuation as e-commerce booms

This morning Shippo, a software company that provides shipping-related services to e-commerce companies, announced a new $45 million investment. The new capital values the startup at $495 million. TechCrunch is calling the new funding a Series D as i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Twitter tests new e-commerce features for tweets

Twitter confirmed it’s testing a new way to display tweets that link out to e-commerce product pages — like products on a Shopify store, for example. With a new Twitter card format, the company is experimenting with tweets that include a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

Okta acquires cloud identity startup Auth0 for $6.5B

As Okta announced earnings today after the bell, it revealed that it’s buying cloud identity startup Auth0 for a hefty $6.5 billion. The company had a valuation of $1.92 billion when it raised $120 million led by Salesforce Ventures last July......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 45 min. ago

Postscript raises $35M to give Shopify stores SMS superpowers

Postscript helps Shopify stores stay in touch with customers via SMS, with a focus on keeping everything opt-in, legally compliant, and spam free. The company raised $4.5M back at the end of 2019; this morning it’s announcing it has raised a $3.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

Clari revenue forecasting platform snags $150M investment and triples valuation to $1.6B

Clari, the revenue operations platform that helps companies predict revenue outcomes, announced $150 million Series E today on a $1.6 billion valuation, a number that more than triples its 2019 Series D valuation of $500 million. Silver Lake led the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

After 200% ARR growth in 2020, CourseKey raises $9M to digitize trade schools

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and forced educational institutions to go virtual, many were scrambling to develop online or blended curriculums. That struggle was particularly challenging for trade schools, many of which were not designed to teach on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

International VC firm Presight Capital raises $350M second fund

Presight Capital has closed its $350 million second fund only a year and a half after it announced an $80 million first fund. In fact, General Partner Christian Angermayer told me that the fund was raised in just a few weeks, and that it shot past th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 45 min. ago

Oscar Health prices IPO at $39 and secures a $9.5B valuation

Late last night Oscar Health, a tech-enabled medical insurance provider, priced its IPO at $39 per share. The final price came in $1 per share above its raised IPO guidance; Oscar Health had originally targeted a $32-$34 per-share IPO price. Some 37,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Deliverr scores $170M to bring fast delivery to every e-commerce vendor

At a time when e-commerce is exploding due in large part to the pandemic, a business that helps any online merchant ship goods to a consumer in one or two days is going to be in demand. Deliverr is a startup that fits that bill, and today the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Flextock is a YC-backed e-commerce fulfillment provider for Africa and the Middle East

When merchants launch their e-commerce businesses, they can easily manage the end-to-end operations in the early stages. But as they begin to grow, managing their own operations, from warehousing and logistics to delivery and cash collection, can bec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 13 min. ago

Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. But the country’s logistics industry is highly fragmented, with companies usually relying on multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 13 min. ago

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Instacart doubles its valuation for the second time since pandemic began

For the second time since the the pandemic began, Instacart has doubled its valuation as a privately-held startup......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Retail Zipline raises $30M as it helps retailers adapt to the pandemic

When I first wrote about Retail Zipline in 2019, the startup was focused on building a communication platform that would help corporate decision-makers in retail communicate with individual stores. As you’d probably guess, the startup saw some chan.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Maestro nets $15 million for its interactive commerce, community and engagement tools for livestreams

Making money on livestreams has never been easier thanks to a suite of tools from the Los Angeles-based startup Maestro, which just nabbed $15 million in financing to grow its business. As video commerce becomes the norm and entertainers, brands, bus.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Airbyte raises $5.2M for its open-source data integration platform

Airbyte, an open-source data integration platform, today announced that it has raised a $5.2 million seed funding round led by Accel. Other investors include Y Combinator, 8VC, Segment co-founder Calvin French-Owen, former Cloudera GM Charles Zedlews.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Indonesian payments infra startup Xendit raises $64.6M in Accel-led Series B

Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation is happening all over the world. And Southeast Asia is no exception. Indonesia’s Xendit, a startup focused on building digital payments infrastructure for the region, has just raised $64.6 mil.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Instacart raises $265M at a $39B valuation

On-demand grocery delivery platform Instacart has raises a $265 million funding ground from existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, D1 Capital Partners and others. The new funding, which, like its past few rounds, isn̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding

Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Oscar Health raises IPO price as Coupang releases bullish debut valuation

These companies will soon convert tens of billions of dollars of illiquid private shares into public currency. As such, their offerings may reveal investors' sentiments regarding e-commerce and insurance companies backed by venture capital......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Looped raises $7.7M to expand its interactive live event platform

Live events in the age of Covid-19 have largely been moved into the virtual world: we buy tickets (or simply click on a link), go to a site or app, and watch the action unfold on a screen. Your seat or mine might be just as good as that of any other.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021