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Indian online insurance startup Coverfox lands $22M led by World Bank’s IFC and Transamerica

Coverfox, one of a handful of companies aiming to digitize insurance in India, has landed fresh funding via a $22 million Series C round that will be used to push into more rural parts of the country.

Background checks pay for Checkr, which just rang up $100 million in new funding

Criminal records, driving records, employment verifications. Companies that use on-demand employees need to know that all the boxes have been checked before they send workers into the world on their b

Blue Vision Labs, which builds ‘collaborative’ AR, emerges from stealth with $14.5M led by GV

Blue Vision Labs, a London-based augmented reality startup co-founded by computer vision experts from Oxford and Imperial College, is emerging from stealth today with a new platform that it claims wil

UiPath raising at least $100M at $1B+ valuation for its ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other AI tech to help consumers ask and answer qu

XebiaLabs lands $100 million Series B led by Susquehanna Growth Equity and Accel

XebiaLabs, the Boston-based software startup that helps companies automate DevOps functions, announced a healthy $100 million Series B investment led by Susquehanna Growth Equity and Accel. Today&#821

GOAT is merging with legendary sneaker retailer Flight Club and raising $60 million 

Sneaker marketplace GOAT is merging with Flight Club, essentially the first name in after market sneaker retail. It’s also raising a $60M series C led by Danny Rimer at Index with previous investors

Instana raises $20 million for its microservice monitoring and management service

Instana, a company that helps enterprises monitor and manage their microservice deployments with the help of automation and artificial intelligence, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Se

Shift Technology raises another $28 million to prevent fraudulent insurance claims

Shift Technology is raising a Series B round of $28 million from Accel and General Catalyst. Accel had already led the company’s previous round. Existing investors Elaia Partners and Iris Capital ar

Callsign pulls in $35M Series A for its adaptive authentication platform

London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning technology to power adaptive acces

VCs love insurance, even if you don’t

At first blush it may seem like insurance and venture capital make an odd couple. Venture capital is all about taking big risks for the potential of even bigger payouts down the road, while insurance

Corelight closes $9.2M Series A to help enterprises battle ransomware

It's already been a year of multiple high profile ransomware attacks and now cybersecurity startup Corelight has bagged a $9.2 million Series A round, led by Accel Partners.

Online review startup Podium has raised a fat new $32 million round from Accel and GV

Podium, a Utah-based enterprise software company specializing in customer review management, has pulled in an over-subscribed $32 million Series A round, led by Accel Partners.

VoiceOps launches to put insights in the hands of managers coaching sales reps

The enterprise voice space grows hotter today as VoiceOps announces its seed round led by Accel with participation from Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital. The YC-backed startup aims to support sa

Accel India closes its newest fund with $450 million — and in record time

Accel India has closed its fifth fund with $450 million, roughly two years after closing its fourth fund with $325 million. Whether it’s another sign of froth in the country or underscores a

Kubernetes founders launch Heptio with $8.5M in funding to help bring containers to the enterprise

For years, the public face of Kubernetes was one of the project’s founders: Google group product manager Craig McLuckie. He started the open-source container-management project together with Joe

DailyRounds is a social network/medical journal for doctors

DailyRounds, a service for doctors that combines elements of a social network and a medical journal, has landed undisclosed funding led by venture capital giant Accel. Beenos, Powerhouse Ventures and

Frame.io raises a $10M Series A with Jared Leto and Kevin Spacey as investors

Cloud-based collaboration tool Frame.io has raised $10M in Series A funding led by Accel, with participation from SignalFire, FirstMark Capital, and Shasta Ventures. Actor Jared Leto, who was a seed

SelfScore raises $7.1 million to help international students get credit in the U.S.

A startup called SelfScore has raised $7.1 million in new venture funding to help bring much-needed financial services to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. SelfScore co-founder

India’s Rentomojo, which rents out home appliances and furniture, raises $5M

Rentomojo, a startup pioneering an interesting alternative for furnishing homes in India, has landed $5 million in fresh financing to further scale its business. The money was provided by Accel and ID

Narvar raises $22 million to help internet retailers deliver physical goods without frustrating customers

Battery Ventures led a $22 million, Series B investment in Narvar Inc., a company helping internet retailers keep their customers happy post-purchase, meaning until their packages are delivered, and i
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