Sequoia, Marc Andreessen back early-stage fund Kearny Jackson
Sequoia Capital and Bain Ventures are among the high-profile investors that have backed the venture firm Kearny Jackson’s second fund, the early-stage focused firm said Wednesday as it gears up to i
Arcade scores $7.5M seed to make it simple to build a product demo
Software product marketers typically are charged with creating demos for potential customers. These let people who are interested in the product see how a function inside an application works as a way
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Binance.US CEO tells employees the company is ‘growing faster than ever’
Binance.US, the American company associated with the world’s largest crypto exchange, isn’t worried about the market turmoil that has pushed some of its competitors to tighten their belts.
EvolutionIQ secures $21M to streamline insurance claims processing with AI
Processing claims at scale presents a challenge for insurers, particularly where the claims entail factors like complex underlying health conditions. According to data from the National Association of
Jüsto grabs new capital as it expands grocery delivery in Brazil, Peru
Justo enables customers in Latin America to buy groceries directly from its website or app and get them delivered to their location of choice.
Binance.US raises over $200M in first seed round, hitting a $4.5B valuation as it preps for IPO
Binance.US raised over $200 million in its first external funding round, putting its pre-money valuation at $4.5 billion as it builds out a roadmap for an initial public offering (IPO), its CEO Brian
Equi is building a family office for non-billionaires
The exclusive club of family offices just got one comma shorter. For the paltry sum of $350,000, or just over five times the median U.S. household income, individuals can invest with Equi in complex s
An early bet on Solana and others has led to a new, $500M fund for Foundation Capital
Foundation Capital, an early-stage venture firm with offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco, has been around for 27 years, in many iterations. It has been sprawling, it has been small, it has thrived,
Permiso emerges from stealth with $10M to tackle the next wave of cloud security
Permiso, a Palo Alto-based startup that provides cloud identity detection and response for cloud infrastructures, has launched from stealth with $10 million in seed funding. The company, founded by fo
Seel secures $17M round to infuse AI in customer product returns
Merchants can add “return assurance” to an order, if it is returned in the next 30 days, Seel, instead of the merchant, will pay for the refund.
Alto raises $40 million to help individuals make tax-savvy investments in assets like crypto and artwork
Alternative investments are having a moment. Their popularity has surged over the last decade, with the asset class growing from just over $3 trillion in 2008 to more than $10 trillion in 2019, accord
Turing books $87M at a $1.1B valuation to help source, hire and manage engineers remotely
When it comes to engineering talent in the world of tech, demand continues to outpace supply, a predicament so acute that by 2030, that disparity will balloon to 85 million positions being unfilled, a
Ikigai gets $13M to build automated workflows with humans in the loop
Ikigai, a startup based on research out of MIT, wants to make it simple to build workflows with humans involved. Whereas traditional robotic process automation (RPA) is about building bots for repetit
Easol raises $25M for its experiences and event marketing, booking and payments platform
The gradual return of tourism and travel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to see a wave of startups raising rounds of funding to meet new opportunities in the market. In the latest devel
Racket launches an app for 99-second micro podcasts
If it seems like everyone is listening to the same podcasts, that’s probably not a coincidence. Audio-based entertainment and social media is more popular than ever right now, but the medium is stil
Battery Ventures leads Arize AI’s $19M round for ML observability
Companies use data to build models that they use to automate decisions, but without visibility, it’s difficult to determine if the models are accountable, fair and responsible.
One banks $40M to offer ‘all-in-one’ financial services to the middle class
One, a startup that aims to bring “all-in-one banking” to the middle class, announced today that it has raised $40 million in a Series B round of funding. Progressive Investment Company (the insur
Orchata raises $4M, aims to build a ‘Gopuff for Latin America’
Orchata's mobile app enables consumers in Mexico to get groceries delivered in 15 minutes with no substitutes and at supermarket prices.
Microsoft’s cyber startup spending spree continues with CloudKnox acquisition
Microsoft has acquired identity and access management (IAM) startup CloudKnox Security, the tech giant’s fourth cybersecurity acquisition this year. The deal, the terms of which were not disclos