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Matik raises $20M to automate the process of creating personalized customer presentations

Matik, which has created automated data-driven software for customizing Google Slides or PowerPoint presentations, has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z).

Intro’s app attracts Andreessen, Seven Seven Six, Kevin Durant to connect celebrity e-design experts with those seeking advice

Intro provides access to in-demand experts through personalized one-on-one video calls.

From $0 in revenue to a $7.25B valuation: Why TripActions’ $275M raise has fintech to thank

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, TripActions was primarily known for merging many aspects of corporate trip booking — flights, hotels and rental cars — with expense tracking. But Palo Alto-based T

HubSpot Ventures’ new $100M fund fulfilling ‘mission to help millions of organizations grow better’

HubSpot made a total of 25 investments through its prior fund and expects to continue at the same pace with the new fund.

Renowned investor Kevin Ryan thinks the big money is in healthcare

Kevin Ryan has become very wealthy by being at the right place at the right time — including at online ad network DoubleClick, which he joined as its twelfth employee and eventually ran as CEO (

Reid Hoffman on the evolution of ‘blitzscaling’ amid the pandemic

"Blitzscaling itself isn’t the goal," said Hoffman. "Blitzscaling is being inefficient; it’s spending capital inefficiently and hiring inefficiently; it’s being uncertain about your business mod

All Day Kitchens wants to expand every independent restaurant’s delivery network

The company is partnering with restaurants to share their food across a city via a network of satellite kitchens without having to put up any upfront costs.

Angle Labs raises $5 million to build stablecoins based on derivatives

Angle Labs, the company behind the Angle Protocol, has raised a $5 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. The small team has been working on a euro stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain. Ot

Fivetran hauls in $565M on $5.6B valuation, acquires competitor HVR for $700M

Fivetran, the data connectivity startup, had a big day today. For starters it announced a $565 million investment on a $5.6 billion valuation, but it didn’t stop there. It also announced its sec

Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto boss Katie Haun is coming to Disrupt

The crypto space has matured so much in so little time, but even amid a blockbuster year, it’s still facing down the existential risk of aggressive regulation from U.S. agencies. All the while,

Elodie Games obtains $32.5M round to make social co-op gaming better

During the darkest hours of the pandemic, millions upon millions of people turned to online gaming as a way to pass time in lockdown and connect with friends they couldn’t see in person. But a s

OpenSea admits incident as top exec is accused of trading NFTs on insider information

The “eBay of NFTs” is running into a scandal as it admits one of its employees traded the crypto digital assets using insider information from the platform. Yesterday, a top executive at N

SpotOn raises $300M at a $3.15B valuation and acquires Appetize

Last year at this time, SpotOn was on the brink of announcing a $60 million Series C funding round at a $625 million valuation. Fast-forward to almost exactly one year later and a lot has changed for

Indian crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber in talks to raise funds at unicorn valuation

Indian crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber is in advanced stages of talks to raise a new financing round at up to $2 billion in valuation, several sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. If the

Playbyte’s new app aims to become the ‘TikTok for games’

A startup called Playbyte wants to become the TikTok for games. The company’s newly launched iOS app offers tools that allow users to make and share simple games on their phone, as well as a ver

Extra Crunch roundup: Pre-pitch tactics, Warby Parker S-1, Israel’s fintech ecosystem

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Andreessen Horowitz just rolled out a $400 million fund that’s expressly for seed deals

Andreessen Horowitz has begun to announce new funds almost as routinely as some startups have begun announcing follow-on rounds. After announcing a third biotech fund in February 2020 that’s cur

Arianna Simpson of a16z on Yield Guild Games, the firm’s newest bet on crypto + gaming

As one of four general partners at Andreessen Horowitz who are now investing the venture firm’s third crypto fund, a $2.2 billion vehicle, Arianna Simpson is highly focused on how to return that

Stacker raises $20M Series A to help business units build software without coding

No-code platforms have developed into a hot market, and Stacker, a London-based no-code platform, is attempting to bring the concept to a new level. Not only can you create a web application from a sp

Apeel bites into another $250M funding round, at a $2B valuation, to accelerate fresh food supply chains

Apeel developed a plant-based layer for the surface of fruits and vegetables, that is tasteless and odorless, and keeps moisture in, while letting oxygen out.
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