Agora enables brands to host live shopping events and auctions

Agora, the company that develops “real-time engagement” APIs, is making its livestream shopping technology widely available to help more brands build live commerce experiences, including s

Construction tech startup Kojo rebrands, expands and lands $39M in Series C funding

Kojo, a startup that aims to help construction companies in the U.S. manage their materials supply chains “seamlessly,” has raised $39 million in a Series C round of funding led by Battery Venture

China’s game engine Cocos raises $50M, goes beyond games

Cocos Technologies, a China-based game engine provider that has been around since 2010, just announced it has picked up $50 million in a Series B funding round in a bid to work on development and move

LiveKit co-founder believes the metaverse needs open infrastructure

The company is developing a free, open source infrastructure for building and scaling real-time audio and video experiences in applications. 

Construction tech startup Agora raises $33M in Tiger Global-led round amid 760% YoY ARR growth

Agora, a startup that has built a materials management platform for contractors, has raised $33 million in a Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. 8VC, Tishman Speyer, Yahoo co-fou

Will the Clubhouse model work in China?

On Friday just past midnight, I stumbled across a Clubhouse room hosted by a well-known figure in the Chinese startup community, Feng Dahui. At half-past midnight, the room still had nearly 500 listen

DoubleDown is going public: Why isn’t its IPO worth more?

Agora isn’t the only company headquartered outside the United States aiming to go public domestically this quarter. After catching up on Agora’s F-1 filing, the China-and-U.S.-based, API-p

Agora starts life as a public company by more than doubling to $50 a share

Shares of Agora, a China and U.S.-based “real-time engagement” API company, soared today after it went public. Yesterday Agora priced 17.5 million shares at $20 apiece, up from its target

Agora’s above-range pricing underscores a welcoming IPO market

Agora's financials make its IPO pricing a neat puzzle, so let's pull apart the good and the bad to better understand why the market was willing to pay than the company anticipated.

IPOs that could happen soon, cannot happen soon enough

Earlier today we took a look at two companies that have filed to go public, nCino and GoHealth. The pair join Lemonade in a march toward the public markets. But those three firms are hardly alone. We Rebrands, Turns Into Shopping Extension Called Agora

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AdTaily wants to help publishers turn readers into advertisers

<img alt="" src="" title="AdTaily" class="shot" width="240" height="60" /><a href="">AdTaily</a>, th

Australia’s ‘Agora’ Android phone gets agoraphobia, delayed indefinitely

<img src="">That Agora phone from Australia that everyone got so moist about may never see the light of day, unfortunately. The p

Next major Android handset revealed: the Agora

The next gPhone has arrived, and surprisingly, it looks pretty nice. Although we were all very excited about China’s Sciphone (not really), the Kogan Agora and its upgraded twin, the Agora Pro,