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Culinary marketplace Shef whips up nationwide expansion with new funding, growth ingredients

Shef’s national expansion is driven mainly by the passage of laws in all 50 states, as of 2022, that enable for the sale of certain types of homemade food.

Tune in today to watch Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals

It’s not too late to enjoy an epic pitch-off of global proportion. The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals start today, July 22 at 9:00 am (PT). Register here for free, get instant access and

The Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

Get ready for a startup throwdown of global proportions (literally). We’re the proud hosts of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals, and the pitch competition action starts tomorrow, July 2

Recapped lands $6 million for collaborative sales software that gets the customer in the mix

Recapped, a startup building collaborative sales software, announced the close of a $6.3 million seed round today. The deal was led by CRV. Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, CoFound, AirAngels, Pr

As funding slows in Boston, its early-stage market could shine

Chris Lynch, a founder and former general partner at Boston-based seed-stage fund Accomplice, remembers “VC Mountain in Waltham.” Back then, entrepreneurs on funding quests would visit a b

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools (Part 1 of 2)

The once-polarizing world of open-source software has recently become one of the hotter destinations for VCs. As the popularity of open source increases among organizations and developers, startups in

Where top VCs are investing in digital health

The world of healthcare has notoriously been described as “broken” — plagued with high-friction workflows, sky-high costs and convoluted business models. Over the past several years, a l

CRV hires Anna Khan as a general partner focused on enterprise

Anna Khan and Kristin Baker Spohn have joined CRV as a GP and a venture partner, respectively.

Postman raises $50 million to grow its API development platform

Postman, a five-year-old startup that is attempting to simplify development, tests and management of APIs through its platform, has raised $50 million in a new round to scale its business. The Series

Kong raises $43M Series C for its API platform

Kong, the open core API management and life cycle management company previously known as Mashape, today announced that it has raised a $43 million Series C round led by Index Ventures. Previous invest

Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies

Airobotics, the developer of automated drones that can fly without a pilot, has raised $30 million in a new round of financing. The new funding will be used to boost the company’s manufacturing

Cratejoy sheds nearly half of workforce amid restructuring effort

Cratejoy, a startup founded in 2014, helps businesses launch and scale their own subscription box services.

Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola

Lola, a startup that connects travelers with live travel agents, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The Boston-based startup was founded by Paul English, who previously co-founded and served

Udacity Raises $105 Million Series D, Bringing Valuation To $1 Billion

Udacity, the coding education service, has sprouted a magical horn. The company announced on Wednesday it had raised a $105 million Series D round. With a total valuation of $1 billion, the com

Now That Charles River Ventures Has Closed Its 16th Fund, It Wants To Be Called CRV

Earlier this month we reported that the firm had closed its 16th fund, which was worth close to $400 million according to <a href="

Google Ventures Leads $1.2M Round For TrueLens, Which Uses Social Data To Improve Customer Targeting

Marketing startup <a target="_blank" href="">TrueLens</a> announced that it has raised a $1.2 million round of funding. The company is also unveiling its core customer intellig

GrabCAD Raises $8.15M From Charles River Ventures, Yammer Co-Founder & Others For Its ‘GitHub For Mechanical Engineers’

<a target="_blank" href="">GrabCAD</a>, which offers an online community and cloud-based collaboration tools for those involved in designing and building physical products, has raise

Should You Trust Your Gut? The Answer Is Yes.

<strong>Editor’s note: </strong><a target="_blank" href="">Derek Andersen</a><em> is the founder of </em><a target="_blank" href="">Start

Charles River Ventures Raises $375 Million For Its 15th Fund

Veteran VC firm <a href="">Charles River Ventures</a> is announcing its 15th fund today, increasing its fund size from $325 million in its last raise to $375 million in its latest "

iControl Lands Over $50 Million For Broadband Home Management Software

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">iControl Networks</a>, a provider of broadband home management softwa
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