Audio entertainment startup Pocket FM has topped $160 million in annualized revenue runrate and is inching closer to raising over $80 million in a new funding round, three sources familiar with the ma
GIC is in talks to invest in the Indian startup Vegrow, which runs a business-to-business marketplace for fruits, two sources familiar with the matter said. The Singapore sovereign fund is evaluating
At the outset, it may seem as if the lackluster state of the European venture market may have motivated OMERS' exit, but it appears that wasn’t the case.
Gushwork.ai, a global platform that aims to advance business process outsourcing (BPO) using AI and human expertise, has raised $2.1 million in a pre-seed funding round led by Lightspeed. B Capital, S
The world took a double take at the potential of newsletters after Substack started to blow up a few years ago. Now, another buzzy startup wants to disrupt the disruptor. beehiiv, a(nother) platform f
Officebanao, an Indian startup offering a workspace interiors platform to businesses in the country, has raised $6 million in seed funding led by Lightspeed. In India’s competitive workspace int
Zyod, an Indian startup offering apparel sourcing and manufacturing, has raised $3.5 million in a seed funding led by Lightspeed.
CommandK, a startup offering a dedicated platform to manage enterprise security, has raised $3 million in a seed round led by Lightspeed. Companies accumulate a lot of sensitive data and store secrets
Aspire, the Singapore-based neobank that wants to become the financial operating system for SMEs, has raised an oversubscribed $100 million Series C round. Investors included Lightspeed and Sequoia Ca
Swiftly’s technology taps into that online shopping experience to make shopping at a brick-and-mortar store just as engaging and easy.
TechCrunch understands Runa Capital, which launched in 2010, has raised $55 million toward its fourth fund, aiming for a target of $250 million. The company is declinging to comment. However, after 12
Tencent, the biggest social networking and video games company in China, hasn’t really managed to scale its popular products in the Western mainstream. The behemoth’s international expansi
Don’t let fear disempower you and delay your raise: It is the path to death for your startup.
Web3 developer infrastructure startup Alchemy, which last raised a $200 million Series C1 last February, has just made its first acquisition ever — and it’s in the education space. The co
After more than two years of remote work, many employees have no interest in returning to the office — at least not without good reason. Employers have responded in kind, more or less, with tech
Lightspeed has raised $500 million for its newest India and Southeast Asia fund, its largest for the regions, as it looks to make deeper investments in the South Asian market that is increasingly attr
On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, we dove into a topic that tends to stir up strong emotions, even from those outside the crypto space — the metaverse. Mercedes Bent, an investor at Light
Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. Although we’
Supabase, which bills itself as an open source alternative to services like Google’s Firebase, today announced that it has raised an $80 million Series B funding round led by Felicis Ventures. C
Lightspeed India Partners is looking to raise over $500 million for its fourth fund as one of the most successful venture funds in the world’s second largest internet market looks to double down