Tag "Fundings & Exits"

As 2020 ends, new unicorn formation continues to impress

December 22, 2020 0

Here in the final few working days of 2020, a surprising number of new unicorns have come to light. The mad scramble that investors are

WorkWhile raises $3.5M to bring more flexibility and benefits to hourly work

December 19, 2020 0

While there’s been plenty of recent debate around the gig economy, Jarah Euston argued that it’s time to rethink a bigger part of the workforce

UiPath files confidential IPO paperwork with SEC

December 18, 2020 0

UiPath, the robotic process automation startup that has been growing like gangbusters, filed confidential paperwork with the SEC today ahead of a potential IPO. “UiPath,

Mental wellness platform Lyra Health is raising up to $175M at a $2.25B valuation

December 18, 2020 0

The coronavirus pandemic has underscored, and often exacerbated, the mental health crisis that exists across the world. Even the spread of remote work is part

Lydia raises another $86 million to build a European financial super app

December 17, 2020 0

French fintech startup Lydia has extended its Series B round. Accel is leading the extension with all major existing shareholders also participating. Lydia first raised

Vista’s $3.5B purchase of Pluralsight signals a maturing edtech market

December 16, 2020 0

On Monday, Pluralsight, a Utah-based startup that sells software development courses to enterprises, announced that it has been acquired by Vista for $3.5 billion. The

In&motion raises $12 million for its wearable airbag systems

December 13, 2020 0

French startup In&motion has raised a $12 million (€10 million) funding round led by Upfront Ventures, with 360 Capital also participating. The company has been

Customer support startup Gorgias raises $25M

December 11, 2020 0

Gorgias announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding, bringing the startup’s pre-money valuation to $300 million. When the company raised

Early DoorDash investor dismisses froth talk, says company could grow 10x from here

December 11, 2020 0

The stunning debut of the food delivery company DoorDash on the public market this week has plenty of people puzzled. While undeniably fast-growing, the unprofitable

Seoul-based payment tech startup CHAI gets $60 million from Hanhwa, SoftBank Ventures Asia

December 10, 2020 0

Demand for contactless payments and e-commerce has grown in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is good news for payment service operators, but the