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Confluent lands another big round with $250M Series E on $4.5B valuation

The pandemic may feel all-encompassing at the moment, but Confluent announced a $250 million Series E today, showing that major investment continues in spite of the dire economic situation at the mome

The 7 deadly sins of startups

Hopefully, this list will help you and your company stay out of startup purgatory.

Kustomer raises $60M for its omnichannel-based CRM platform

Kustomer, a CRM startup that’s taking on the likes of Zendesk, Salesforce and many other bigger and older providers, has closed yet another round of funding — no less than its third fundra

Root Insurance valuation hits $3.65 billion in latest round led by DST Global and Coatue

Root Insurance, an Ohio-based car insurance startup that uses smartphone technology to understand individual driver behavior, said Monday it has raised $350 million on a $3.65 billion valuation in a

AppZen nabs $50M to build AI tools for expenses and other finance team work

AI now touches every aspect of how a company operates — from forming the core of the service itself, through to customer interactions, building new things and helping with mundane paperwork and

Keith Rabois, BoxGroup back New York-based Brex competitor

Ramp Financial, led by Capital One-acquired Paribus founders Eric Glyman and Karim Atiyeh, has raised $7 million.

The ‘world’s largest internet restaurant company’ quietly raised $125 million this month

In May, venture capitalist Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital warned in a Financial Times column that Amazon’s recent $575 million investment in the London-based delivery service Deliveroo could

Fresh off a $2.65B valuation, Plaid co-founder William Hockey is leaving

"This conclusion was neither a rash nor a recent decision," Hockey explains.

Machine learning startup Weights & Biases raises $15M

Weights & Biases, a startup building development tools for machine learning, has raised $15 million in its second round of funding. The company was started by CrowdFlower founders Lukas Biewald an

DoorDash, now valued at $12.6B, shoots for the moon

DoorDash has raised another $600 million in venture capital funding.

Payment card startup Marqeta confirms $260M round at close to $2B valuation

Startups that are disrupting and unlocking the lucrative world of financial services continue to unlock big funding rounds for themselves. Today, Marqeta — which helps third parties like Square,

In-car commerce startup Cargo extends Uber partnership to Brazil

Cargo, the startup that brings the convenience store into ride-hailing vehicles, is making its first international expansion through an exclusive partnership with Uber in Brazil. Uber drivers in São

Proxy raises $13.6M to unlock anything with Bluetooth identity

You know how kings used to have trumpeters heralding their arrival wherever they went? Proxy wants to do that with Bluetooth. The startup lets you instantly unlock office doors and reserve meeting roo

Startups Weekly: Flexport, Clutter and SoftBank’s blood money

Plus, Pinterest is going public too, Lyft's IPO is imminent and London is home to the largest pre-seed fund ever.

J&J spends $3.4 billion in cash for Auris Health’s lung cancer diagnostics and surgical robots

Johnson & Johnson’s robotic surgery and medical device division, Ethicon, is dropping $3.4 billion in cash to pick up Auris Health, a developer of robotic diagnostics and surgical devices in

DoorDash poaches Uber Eats engineering boss

DoorDash has hired Ryan Sokol, a former Uber employee credited with leading and scaling its food delivery arm Uber Eats, as its vice president of engineering.

DoorDash is officially live in all 50 states

You can now order meals via DoorDash in Alaska, Montana and South Dakota.

As Bitcoin sinks, industry startups are forced to cut back

Bitmain, Huobi, ConsenSys and Steemit are among the cryptocurrency startups to complete layoffs in the last month.

Tencent-backed homework app jumps to $3B valuation after raising $300M

Academic exams are a big deal in China, as they determine the kind of universities, high schools and elementary schools that students get into and, to some degree, the future that awaits them. Parents

Earnin raises $125M to help workers track and cash out wages in real time

The fintech company has raised the funds from DST Global, Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, Matrix Partners, March Capital Partners, Coatue Management and Ribbit Capital.
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