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Deepnote raises $20M for its collaborative data science notebooks

Deepnote, a startup that is building a data science platform on top of Jupyter-compatible notebooks, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series A round co-led by Index Ventures and Accel,

Ascend’s BNPL approach to insurance lifted by $280M in new equity, debt

Offering monthly flexible payments at the point of sale has resulted in customers seeing an increase in policy purchase conversion, in some cases at double the rate.

Sylvera takes $32M to build trust in carbon offsetting ratings

Sylvera, a U.K.-based startup which uses machine learning technology to analyze a variety of visual data like satellite imagery and lidar with the goal of boosting accountability and credibility aroun

Score another win for Istanbul gaming startups: Dream Games raises $255M at a $2.75B valuation

Yet more funding is finding its way to Istanbul’s gaming startups. Today, Dream Games — the casual games developer behind the hit game Royal Match — is announcing a $255 million Seri

AI-powered transcription platform DeepScribe raises $30M to unburden doctors from tedious data entry

DeepScribe, an AI-powered medical transcription platform, has raised $30 million in Series A funding led by Nina Achadjian at Index Ventures, with participation from Scale.ai CEO Alex Wang, Figma CEO

Topi is building a new payment solution designed for B2B transactions

Meet Topi, a Berlin-based startup that raised a $4.5 million pre-seed funding round co-led by Index Ventures and Creandum. The company is working on a payment solution that is both fast and capital-ef

Pepper brings in $16M, gets back to its roots of spicing up ordering experience for food distributors

The ordering system is specifically designed so food distributors can launch mobile apps and websites to accept orders and payments online.

How Pilot convinced Index Ventures to think long-term about margins

Whether you agree or not, it's hard to ignore the fact that the multipliers in Silicon Valley and the growth of software businesses have changed the way we think about a startup's timeline.

Ireland’s Fonoa raises $20.5M to help digital-first businesses stay tax compliant as they scale globally

There are myriad tax pain points that come from selling goods, content or services globally.  As the world has seen a surge in cross-border transactions, digital-first businesses face the challenge o

Data intelligence company Collibra brings in another $250M to more than double its valuation

The new valuation is more than double what the Brussels-based company announced last year when it secured $112.5 million in a Series F investment that put its valuation at $2.3 billion.

Resistant AI scores $16.6M for its anti-fraud fintech tools

Resistant AI, which uses artificial intelligence to help financial services companies combat fraud and financial crime — selling tools to protect credit risk scoring models, payment systems, cus

Crossing Minds brings in new capital to provide recommendations that don’t require identifiable information

Up to 60% of consumers are often new users of a shopping or media site, so that “cold start” can be a problem in terms of recommendations.

Cord gets $17.5M to get more devs plugged into its API for real-time collaboration

Cord, a startup that offers a single API to add Slack-like collaboration features to any app, has bagged $17.5 million in Series A funding. The round — which is pegged to fund product developmen

Tekion, the automotive retail platform headed by a former Tesla CIO, just tripled in value

A year ago, we told you about the opportunity that former Tesla CIO Jay Vijayan was chasing. His plan? To pull car dealers into the 21st century with a snazzy end-to-end automotive SaaS platform like

Index, Sequoia and Canvas investors weigh in on how to raise your first dollars

Founders seeking to raise their first round of capital may feel overwhelmed with the prospect. There is definitely plenty of capital out there, but there are also a lot of startups clamoring for it.

Employee leave startup Cocoon launches after raising $20M in new funding

The platform is available in across all 50 states and is designed for any type of employee leave, like parental, medical, caregiver or bereavement.

Index Ventures launches web app to help founders calculate employee stock options

The ability to offer stock options is utterly essential to startups. They convince talented people to join when the startup is unlikely to be capable of matching the high salaries that larger, establi

Printify bags $45M, led by Index, to ride the custom printing boom

The creator economy loves merch, which is great news for on-demand custom printing startups such as Latvia-based Printify — today it’s announcing a $45 million Series A round, led by Index

Beauty Pie, an online buyers’ club, picks up $100M to boost its beauty and wellness business

The beauty industry is worth some $500 billion annually, and the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp rise in the proportion of sales being carried out online. Today, a London-based beauty startup is

Monad emerges from stealth with $17M to solve the cybersecurity big data problem

Cloud security startup Monad, which offers a platform for extracting and connecting data from various security tools, has launched from stealth with $17 million in Series A funding led by Index Ventur
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