Constrafor grabs $106M in equity, credit to finance construction subcontractors
Constrafor provides a platform for general contractors to organize subcontractors on each project and also a lending program so subcontractors don't have to wait months to get paid.
Captain’s contractor lending tool aims to speed up home repairs after natural disasters
Repairing a home that’s been destroyed in a hurricane, tornado, flood or fire can take quite a while, displacing homeowners during that time. Captain founder and CEO Demetrius Gray noted that follow
Gravitiq throws its hat into crowded e-commerce aggregator ring
The company was co-founded by a group that includes doctors and a lawyer, all who know what it takes to build a healthcare brand because they did it with their own brand in 2016.
Wonder Brands picks up $20M, aims to build marketplace of Latin American e-commerce brands
E-commerce roll-up companies are big in the United States, and Wonder Brands wants to be that for Latin America.
Led by ex-Amazonians, Acquco raises $160M to buy and scale e-commerce businesses
There has been a flurry of investments in startups focused on acquiring third-party sellers on Amazon and helping them build their businesses. The latest is Acquco, which aims to stand out from the ot
Benitago Group raises $55M in combined debt and equity to buy and grow Amazon brands
Benitago Group, a startup looking to build a big portfolio of Amazon brands, is announcing that it has raised $55 million in new funding — most of it in the form of credit lines to fund acquisitions
Crossbeam raises $25M to back startups built on ‘platform economies’
While many venture capitalists might hope to fund the next Amazon or Shopify, Crossbeam is a new firm focused on backing the startups built on top of these platforms. And it recently closed its $25 mi
ProducePay nabs $190 million debt financing for its purchasing program for farmers
Los Angeles-based ProducePay has inked a $190 million debt facility from CoVenture and TCM Capital to expand its purchasing model and marketplace for farmers. ProducePay offers farmers cash advances t
Revenue-based investing: A new option for founders who care about control
Does the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel. VCs sell jet fuel which works well for jets...
CoVenture Raises $3M To Build Software For Startups
Co-founder and general partner Ali Hamed describes his firm <a target="_blank" href="http://www.coventure.vc">CoVenture</a> as "a new type of venture firm, a service-focused firm" — and he's announc