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Yummy bags $18M as its expands delivery app across Latin America

Yummy plans to have 50 active dark stores in both Peru and Chile by the end of 2022, touting that it will be able to deliver over 2,000 products in less than 15 minutes.

The Fund raises fund with focus on women-led, woman-founded startups

The Fund XX is focused on building a community that will remove these hurdles for both women investors and women-led startups while attracting new women to the ecosystem. 

OpenSponsorship lands new capital to bring brands, athletes together

OpenSponsorship is disrupting the $60 billion sponsorship industry by providing flexibility on the kinds of deals brands can make with athletes.

Toolio bags $8M in new funding to keep your retail shop fully stocked with the right products

Just as the supply chain side was getting more analytical and sophisticated, the global pandemic disrupted it and gave retailers an insight into just how connected to China they really were.

Countable brings in $12M for virtual brand communities

Countable is taking a cue from the positives of social media to build technology that nurtures more authentic communication and facilitates business and social outcomes.

Modern Age is on a mission to put people in the driver’s seat of their aging journey

Modern Age provides digital tools to help users demystify and understand their aging options, including telemedicine and in-person treatments.

Embrace grabs a new funding round amid unveiling of new mobile data intelligence software

Digital traffic worldwide is increasingly done through mobile devices, and Embrace is bringing visibility to that data to companies.

Mage aims to be the ‘Stripe for AI;’ raises $6.3M for developer tools to build AI into apps

Product developers want to use AI, but don't always have the right tools to do it without relying on data scientists.

Caffeinated, Coatue, Gradient back RevOps to build modern sales stack for startups

RevOps developed a software stack that enables users to build “the knobs and switches” that make automated quote-to-cash approvals.

Locale puts $2M to work helping people discover local cuisine

Locale bundles orders together and operates on a weekly model, so all of the bakeries and restaurants have one big order rather than a bunch of separate orders that eat up time and labor.

Builder.io aims to make developers happy with its no-code approach to digital storefronts

Builder.io provides a drag-and-drop visual editor and headless content management system so that marketers can update websites without developer support.

Scribe launches knowledge-capturing software that gets employees on the same page

It's software records a process with movement and clicks, then converts all of that into a step-by-step guide with screenshots and text that is editable and shareable.

Crossing Minds brings in new capital to provide recommendations that don’t require identifiable information

Up to 60% of consumers are often new users of a shopping or media site, so that “cold start” can be a problem in terms of recommendations.

Clarifai moves beyond computer vision to manage companies’ unstructured data

Clarifai enables customers to make sense of the 90% of unstructured data they have using artificial intelligence.

Continuum unveils its on-demand access marketplace for top-tier executive talent

Continuum’s model does the outbound work for companies and presents a list of executives, within 48 hours, who are available to start that day, working 15 or 20 hours per week.

At One Ventures’ new fund is going after startups out to ‘destroy the industries that are destroying the environment’

Ultimately, the firm plans to invest in 100 companies over the next decade.

Writing helper Copy.ai closes on its second funding round this year

Copy.ai’s software can, for example, write a blog post outline based on a few sentences and create link descriptions for Facebook ads and even generate a company motto.

Kiwi Bio aims to free irritable bowel syndrome sufferers from restrictive diets

The company has been busy strengthening its supply chain to gear up for scaling its product. Additionally, it hired a head of growth and a community engagement and success manager.

Evolution Equity Partners closes on $400M for new cybersecurity fund

The current environment of accelerated digitalization and remote work “has created an unprecedented attack surface,” according to co-founder Richard Seewald.

General Catalyst, Tiger Global lead $25M investment into Blank Street’s micro specialty coffee shops

The company now operates 14 locations in a mix of 700-square-foot brick-and-mortar spaces and mobile street carts. Each location hit profitability within two months after opening.
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