Bling Capital-backed Coverdash unveils its embedded, digital insurance for small businesses
From the Coverdash site, small businesses can get a quote, bind policies together, pay for them and manage them in a matter of seconds.
Bling Capital has $212M to invest across two new funds — and two coasts
Ben Ling, a prolific angel investor turned venture capitalist, has never put a lot of stock in the need for a new, decentralized internet. It’s why the firm he founded almost exactly four years
Bainbridge Growth wants e-commerce brands to stop sales guessing game
The company gathers sales data for financial modeling and forecasting to track progress, show planned value and then value in real-time.
Building products for future needs with Bling Capital and Shift on TechCrunch Live
Toby Russell is a veteran entrepreneur and helped to found Shift. The company was among the first online-only used car marketplaces and pioneered many of the services now standard across the industry.
Mobot secures capital to grow its fleet of robots that bug-test mobile apps
Mobile apps have to be bug-tested across countless devices to ensure they work as intended. Users don’t look kindly on poor experiences — 88% say they’ll abandon apps based on minor
Vetted lands $14M for AI that helps shoppers find top products and deals
Vetted, the startup formerly known as Lustre, today announced that it secured $14 million to fund development of its AI-powered platform for product reviews. The cash infusion comes as part of a Serie
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Kyle Lui, long-time DCM partner, leaving to join Bling Capital as second GP
Lui’s move is the latest among high-profile fund managers.
Another huge funding round gives Veho room to deliver
This latest round gives the company $300 million in total funding raised in the past two years and a $1.5 billion valuation.
Next-day package delivery startup Veho valued at $1B following $125M Series A
Veho's technology matches package delivery demand with qualified driver partners and lets customers know the actual time of delivery and even communicates when the driver is headed their way.
The growing pains of Apple’s subscription addiction
Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we talked about how YouTube has managed to skate along while Facebook has gotten pummeled over platform responsibility concerns. This week
Prive has raised $1.7 million to build a more configurable e-commerce subscription platform
Prive, a months-old, San Francisco-based startup founded by two former Uber product managers, just raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding to create what it describes as a far more customizable e-comm
Accounting firm Proper banks $9M Series A to automate property management
Proper’s tech-enabled service is designed to execute those specific real estate accounting-related processes and apply automation to those that are repetitive.
Treet, with $2.8 million in seed funding, gets brands involved in the resale market
Treet, a company rethinking the resale retail market, announced the close of a $2.8 million seed round today. The financing comes from Bling Capital, Matchstick Ventures, Techstars, BAM Ventures, BBG
Figure raises $7.5M to help startup employees better understand their compensation
The topic of compensation has historically been a delicate one that has left many people — especially startup employees — wondering just what drives what can feel like random decisions aro
Capitalize, a startup that wants to make it easy to roll over your 401(k), closes on $12.5M Series A
If you’ve ever left a job, chances are you left your 401(k) plan along with it. And, if you’re like many Americans and change jobs every few years or so, you could have multiple 401(k) plans sprea
Ben Ling’s Bling Capital just rounded up $113 million more from investors
Ben Ling is as done with 2020 as the rest of us, but certainly for him, the year could have been worse. Ling, who founded his own venture outfit in 2018 — naming it Bling Capital (a nickname fro
InFeedo raises $3.2 million led by Bling Capital
A Y Combinator-backed startup that is helping major companies efficiently listen to how happy — or unhappy — their employees are just raised a new financing round from some high-profile ex
Supersonic aircraft startup Hermeus raises $16 million Series A
Hermeus, a company seeking to build a Mach 5 aircraft that would be capable of making the trip from New York to London in just 90 minutes has raised a $16 million Series A round, led by Canaan Partner
Tone raises $4M to help e-commerce brands text with their customers
While many companies are using chatbots and other forms of automation to manage their communication with customers, Boston-based Tone is betting that humans will remain a key part of the equation. “