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Berlin’s Tier Mobility scoops up $60M as its scooter-based transportation service passes 10M rides

On the heels of Bird closing a $275 million round to help put itself in pole position in the electric scooter market, a smaller European rival has also raised some money to grow its own business. Tier

Wedding dress customizer Anomalie raises $13M as bridal stores crumble

David’s Bridal once owned 50% of the $36 billion wedding gown market before it filed for bankruptcy last year. Brides were growing sick of the lack of styles and sizes plus high prices at expens

Youper, a chatbot that helps users navigate their emotions, raises $3 million in seed funding

Youper, a mental health app with a chatbot it calls an “emotional health assistant,” has raised $3 million in seed funding from Goodwater Capital. The funds will be used to accelerate deve

ZeroDown is constructing a new path to home ownership

Part real estate fund, part tech startup, ZeroDown wants to make it easier to buy a home in the Bay Area.

Pinterest prices IPO above range

Pinterest will begin trading on the NYSE tomorrow.

Unpacking Pinterest’s IPO expectations

What it means to be an 'undercorn' and should we care?

Dote raises $12M and introduces live-streamed Shopping Parties

Mobile shopping startup Dote is announcing $12 million in new funding, as well as a new feature called Shopping Party. Founder and CEO Lauren Farleigh said her initial goal was to create “a trul

To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

Meet the startups that raised venture capital, or got acquired, before Demo Day.

Startups Weekly: Will Trump ruin the unicorn IPOs of our dreams?

We explore the government shutdown's connection to tech IPOs, recount the demise of a well-funded AR project and introduce readers to an AI-enabled self-checkout shopping cart in this week's startups

Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals

Should you let AI help you pick your roommates? Barcelona-based urban room rental startup Badi thinks so, and it’s just closed a $30 million Series B funding round less than a year after a $10 m

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has its fourth unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round at a valuation of $1.2 billion. This new rou

Musical.ly investor bets on internet radio with $17M deal for Korea’s Spoon Radio

One of the early backers of Musical.ly, the short video app that was acquired for $1 billion, is making a major bet that internet radio is one of the next big trends in media. Goodwater Capital, one o

Stitch Fix gets a close look from consumer VC firm Goodwater Capital ahead of IPO

With Stitch Fix’s IPO on the horizon, Wall Street — and the rest of the tech industry — is going to be keeping a close eye on this next big consumer IPO as both a signal for the futu

Challenger bank Monzo raises another £71M from Goodwater Capital, Stripe and Michael Moritz

Monzo, one of a number of “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, continues to be on a roll, both in terms of user numbers and now a significant new funding round.

Care/of raises $12 million in Series A for its home-delivered customized nutrition packs

Care/of, a year-old, New York-based company that makes subscription-only vitamin supplements that it says are tailored specifically to users' needs, has raised $12 million in Series A funding to get m

This new sentiment index aims to help founders time their fundraising

A new index aims to help consumer-oriented startup founders understand the health of the venture capital fundraising environment; specifically, when is a good time to seek funding -- and when isn't.

Korea’s top financial services startup lands $48M from PayPal and others

Viva Republica, the company behind Korean financial services app Toss, has closed a $48 million Series C funding round that includes a strategic investment from payment giant PayPal. The deal is PayPa

This venture firm just produced one of the first detailed equity research reports on Snap Inc.

Many things that used to be true primarily of the public market now happen within the world of private company investing, including the participation of mutual fund investors. Now, you can add equity

Memebox raises $66M for its e-commerce platform for Korean beauty products

Memebox, an e-commerce company specializing in beauty products from Korea, has closed a significant $65.95 million Series C funding round to fuel further expansion.