Inscribe bags $25M to fight financial fraud with AI
Conor Burke spent much of his career in the back office of a big bank in Ireland. His team was tasked with digitizing the onboarding process — particularly document-heavy manual review workflows
This company wants to improve your credit by gamifying financial literacy
Arro provides a credit card and credit-building platform, and its proprietary underwriting model relies on income data.
Denim, a fintech platform for freight brokers, raises $126M in equity and debt
Denim, the fintech platform for freight and logistics formerly known as Axle Payments, today announced that it raised $126 million in a Series B funding round led by Pelion Venture Partners with parti
Novo, the SMB neobank, nabs $90M at a $700M valuation
Novo, the startup building a new kind of banking service from the ground up for small and medium businesses, has closed a significant round of funding to take the next step in growing its platform. It
Overjet sinks its teeth into another round of capital for its dental AI tech
Overjet is now covering nearly 75 million members through its dental insurance partnerships.
Near Space Labs closes $13M Series A to send more Earth-imaging robots to the stratosphere
The decreasing cost of launch and a slew of other tech innovations have brought about a renaissance in geospatial intelligence, with multiple startups aiming to capture higher-quality and more frequen
Microsoft acquires TakeLessons, an online and in-person tutoring platform, to ramp up its edtech play
Microsoft said in January this year that Teams, its online collaboration platform, was being used by over 100 million students — boosted in no small part by the COVID-19 pandemic and many school
Human Interest raises $200M at a $1B valuation, plans for an IPO
Less than six months after raising $55 million in a Series C round of funding, SMB 401(k) provider Human Interest today announced it has raised $200 million in a round that propels it to unicorn statu
Axle raises $10M Series A to advance its freight financing services
Axle recently announced it raised $10 million Series A financing after a stellar year of growth. The round was led by Crosslink Capital with participation from FJ Labs, Flexport, Tribeca Early Stage P
Britive grabs $10M Series A to build automated multi-cloud permissions tool
Britive, an early-stage startup that is trying to bring privileged access control to a multi-cloud world, announced a $10 million Series A this morning. Crosslink Capital led the investment, with part
Medchart raises $17M to help businesses more easily access patient-authorized health data
Electronic health records (EHR) have long held promise as a means of unlocking new superpowers for caregiving and patients in the medical industry, but while they’ve been a thing for a long time
This Week in Apps: The year’s best apps, 2020’s biggest downloads, the App Store’s newest hire
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a recor
Teen banking service Step raises $50M, adds TikTok star Charli D’Amelio to investor list
Step, a mobile banking service aimed at teens, announced this morning it has raised $50 million in Series B funding after growing to over 500,000 users only two months after its official launch. The r
Overjet raises $7.85M for its dental-focused AI tech
Overjet, a startup focused on using AI to help dentists and insurance companies understand dental scans, today announced that it has raised $7.85 million in what it describes as a seed round. Accordin
Molekule hopes to clear the air with $58 million in Series C funding and Berkeley Lab’s testing
Silicon Valley air purifier startup Molekule was born out of an idea Dr. Yogi Goswami had back in the ’90s using photo-voltaic technology to kill air pollutants. His son, a young boy at the time
Huckleberry raises $18M to put small business insurance online
The insurance industry, sleepy and ancient, is ripe for disruption. We’ve seen companies like Lemonade, Hippo and Rhino get in on that opportunity. Today, an insurtech company focused on small b
Meet Utah’s next unicorn
Patient communications software provider, Weave, collects $70M at a $970M valuation.
BetterUp raises $103M to fast-track employee learning and development
Lightspeed Venture Partners has led BetterUp's Series C financing.
Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens
The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely removed the need to make visits to physical branches to open
WeRecover, the Kayak for addiction recovery, raises $2M
Los Angeles-based WeRecover raised the funds from Crosslink Capital, Box Group, Wonder Ventures, Struck Capital and others.