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Shippo raises $45M more at $495M valuation as ecommerce booms

This morning Shippo, a software company that provides shipping-related services to ecommerce 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 it.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

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 News12 hr. 19 min. ago

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 News13 hr. 51 min. ago

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 News14 hr. 50 min. ago

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 News17 hr. 51 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 18 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 18 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 18 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 18 min. ago

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 News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Vestiaire Collective raises $216 million for its second-hand fashion platform

Vestiaire Collective announced a new funding round. The company has raised $216 million, or €178 million — it has reached a valuation above $1 billion, making it a unicorn. French fashion and luxury group Kering is leading the round with Tiger G.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Parabol raises $8M after reaching 100,000 users of its agile meeting software

This morning Parabol, a startup that provides retrospective meeting software to agile development teams, announced that it has closed an $8 million Series A. Microsoft’s venture capital arm, M12, led the deal. The investment also saw participat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Beam raises $80M as the dental insurer looks to keep up rapid historical growth

This morning Beam, an insurtech startup that provides dental coverage to corporate employees, announced that it has closed an $80 million Series E. Mercato-affiliated Traverse led the investment, with Nationwide insurance joining the deal. Both are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 50 min. ago

Flink, the Berlin-based grocery delivery startup that operates its own ‘dark stores’, raises $52M

The on-demand grocery delivery industry in Europe (and beyond) continues to heat up amidst the pandemic, including a plethora of startups taking a vertical approach by operating their own delivery only — or “dark” — stores. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 19 min. ago

Humaans raises $5M seed to make it easier for companies to on-board and manage staff

Humaans, a London-based HR startup, has raised $5 million in seed funding to accelerate the development of its employee on-boarding and management platform. Backing the round is Y Combinator, Mattias Ljungman’s Moonfire, Frontline Ventures and form.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Amsterdam’s Crisp, an online-only supermarket, raises €30M Series B led by Target Global

Crisp, an Amsterdam-based, online-only supermarket focused on fresh produce, has raised €30 million in a Series B financing led by leading Target Global and joined by Keen Venture Partners and the co-founders of Adyen and Takeaway.com. Crisp has no.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Coupang may raise up to $3.6 billion in its IPO, at a potential valuation of $51 billion

According to an amended S-1 filing, South Korean e-commerce leader Coupang expects to price its initial public offering between $27 to $30 per share, potentially raising up to $3.6 billion. After the IPO, Coupang will have a total of 1.7 billion shar.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Daily Crunch: Klarna valued at $31B

A challenger bank raises funding at a massive valuation, Instagram adds Live Rooms and Google updates Workspace. This is your Daily Crunch for March 1, 2021. The big story: Klarna valued at $31B The Swedish challenger bank and buy-now-pay-later (BNPL.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Apple alum’s jobs app for India’s workers raises $12.5 million

A startup by an Apple alum that has become home to millions of low-skilled workers in India said on Tuesday it has raised an additional $12.5 million, just five months after securing $8 million from high-profile investors. One-year-old Apna said Sequ.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

BrioHR raises $1.3M ahead of Y Combinator’s demo day

BrioHR raises $1.3M ahead of Y Combinator’s demo day.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Chicago Ventures raises $63M to back seed-stage startups located anywhere but Silicon Valley

Buzzy mega-rounds and high-profile IPOs often dominate headlines. But many of those companies were once early-stage and scrapping to raise a seed round. Today, Chicago Ventures, a VC firm that often leads seed-stage rounds, announced the close of its.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021