Tag "Fundings & Exits"

Gojek reportedly buys 4.3% stake in Indonesian taxi company Blue Bird

February 18, 2020 0

Gojek has paid $30 million to take a minority stake in Blue Bird, one of the largest taxi operators in Indonesia, according to Bloomberg, which

Why startups are raising more venture debt as VC dollars near all-time records

February 15, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. As I write to you,

HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

February 15, 2020 0

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports and word guessing

Tandem Bank’s chief product officer has joined Santander InnoVentures

February 13, 2020 0

Following the departure of its CTO last month, Tandem Bank, the U.K. challenger bank co-founded by fintech veteran Ricky Knox, has lost another key member

A/O PropTech offers giant sandbox for startups disrupting real estate

February 11, 2020 0

The firm’s portfolio companies span 14 countries and serve 200K units Steve O’Hear @sohear / 12 hours A/O PropTech is a European VC that officially

Oxx, a new European VC dedicated to SaaS, raises $133M fund

February 11, 2020 0

Oxx, a relatively new European venture capital firm founded by Richard Anton and Mikael Johnsson, has raised $133 million to back “Europe’s most promising SaaS

Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup

February 9, 2020 0

Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup working on location accuracy beyond the capabilities of GPS, has been acquired by Facebook, according to a regulatory

3 unicorn takeaways from the Casper and One Medical IPOs

February 8, 2020 0

With Casper’s public offering earlier this week, we’ve closed the book on the first two venture-backed IPOs of note in 2020. Casper, joined by One

Europe’s A/O PropTech is a new €250M fund dedicated to companies disrupting real estate

February 7, 2020 0

A/O PropTech is a new European VC officially launching today, after raising €250 million of so-called “permanent capital” to invest in technology companies disrupting real

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools (Part 1 of 2)

February 6, 2020 0

The once-polarizing world of open-source software has recently become one of the hotter destinations for VCs. As the popularity of open source increases among organizations

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