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Vinehealth, offering digital support for cancer patients and SaaS for R&D, gets $5.5M to launch in the US

Vinehealth, a 2018-founded, London-based digital health startup that’s built an app offering personalized support for cancer patients while also making it easier to gather patient-reported outco

Umamicart bags $6M to deliver traditional Asian ingredients right to your home

Umamicart aims to be a one-stop shop for home cooks, offering staple products and pantry essentials, recipe inspirations and occasion-specific kits.

South African crowd-solving startup Zindi building a community of data scientists and using AI to solve real-world problems

Zindi is all about using AI to solve real-world problems for companies and individuals. And the South Africa-based crowd-solving startup has done that over the last three years they have been in exist

Judging by the future, not the past, Stride takes steps to turn student finance upside down

If you’re trying to get a mortgage or an auto loan, banks will put on their judging glasses and look into your past. Makes sense; it’s a reasonably reliable indicator as to whether you&#82

Glorify, an ambitious app for Christians, just landed $40 million in Series A funding led by a16z

Religion-based apps, tools and communities aren’t brand new, including to investors. Pray.com, for example, an LA-based app for daily prayer and bedtime Bible stories that was founded in 2016, h

Mexico’s Mendel secures $35M to tackle LatAm’s corporate spend management problem

Mendel, a corporate spend management solution for enterprises in Latin America, announced today that it has secured $35 million in debt and equity.  The Mexico-based startup closed the $15 million Se

Instant grocery delivery startup JOKR bags another huge round to enter unicorn status

The company touts itself as “one of the fastest companies to reach unicorn status in history.” 

Hotel Engine raises $65M at a $1.3B valuation as corporate travel rebounds

With the pandemic heading into its second year, people all over the world are traveling more for work again. If you’ve flown anytime in the past few months, the packed planes are in part evidence of

Mexican BNPL player Kueski secures $202M in debt & equity as it nears $100M+ in ARR

Kueski, a Mexico City-based “buy now, pay later” and online consumer lender, announced today it has secured $202 million in equity and debt funding. StepStone Group (which recently acquired Greens

Shiftsmart, a marketplace matching shift workers to employers, grabs $95M

The days of shift work that involve "coming in at 2 p.m. or you are fired," is a dated concept.

Meru.com takes in new capital toward its goal of being LatAm’s ‘Alibaba’

Meru customers can select and purchase products in minutes with a guarantee from the company that they will receive those products and at the best market prices.

Karamba Security raises another $10M for its IoT and automotive security platform

Karamba Security, an Israel-based security startup that focuses on the IoT and automotive industry, today announced a $10 million extension to its $12 million Series B round from 2017. This extension

When grandma falls, SafelyYou is there to catch her (on video)

The life of a tech journalist can be soul-sapping. I talk to so many founders — capable, smart, well-connected, experienced founders — who are working on problems that genuinely just don’t m

Kayak co-leads Life House’s $60M Series C to ‘reimagine’ the hotel experience

Life House, a boutique hotel operator that has built software aimed at helping independent hotel owners and operators, has raised $60 million in a Series C round of funding co-led by new investors Kay

Toronto-based VFX startup MARZ raises $5.3M to develop AI technology solutions

Technology and visual effects startup Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ) has raised $5.3 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by Round13 Captial with participation from Rhino Venture

Francophone African super app Gozem grabs $5M to expand and offer more services

Gozem, a super app that provides a host of services — including transport, e-commerce and financial services in Francophone Africa — has raised $5 million in Series A financing, the compan

Goalsetter raises $15 million to go B2B with children’s financial literacy app

Goalsetter, a financial education platform for kiddos, has announced the close of a $15 million Series A financing round. The funding was led by Seae Ventures, with participation from Fiserv, Mass Mut

Frontegg raises $25M for its user management platform

Frontegg, a Tel Aviv-based startup that provides SaaS companies with the core user management tools they need to build their own services, today announced that it has raised a $25 million Series A fun

Attack surface management startup CyCognito raises $100M Series C on $800M valuation

As companies look for ways to prevent cyber attacks, one strategy is to be proactive and find vulnerabilities that could lead to a breach in an approach called “attack surface management.”

A rind is a terrible thing to waste: Spoiler Alert leaps to the rescue

We spend such a tremendous amount of our resources growing, processing, transporting and selling food items. In a world where not everyone has enough to eat, it’s a disgrace that in the US, 30%-
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