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Parabola raises $2.2 million to simplify programming for employees stuck in Excel all day

While knowledge workers are handling increasingly difficult tasks — ones that may be much easier to handle with just a Python script — Alex Yaseen thinks that in the future not everyone will actu

Asian travel platform Klook raises $60M with backing from Goldman Sachs

Sometimes, for growth stage startups raising money, when it rains it pours. That’s the case for Klook, a Hong Kong-based travel startup that specializes in helping travelers book trip activitie

Activehours raises $39 million for its new take on cash advances

Nine months after raising $22 million for its unique take on the cash-advance business, Activehours has gone back to the venture capital well and pulled out another $39 million in financing. Led by An

Open Listings raised $6.5M to help you buy a home without an annoying agent

Open Listings, the YC-backed startup that lets buyers purchase homes and get a 50% refund on whatever fee their real estate agent would normally make, has raised $6.5M in Series A funding led by Matri

Klook raises $30M for its Asia-focused travel activity platform

Klook, a service for finding and booking travel activities, has closed a $30 million Series B funding round led by Sequoia China. Existing backers Matrix Partners and Welight Capital, a firm founded

Activehours, which makes every day a payday, just raised $22 million in Series A funding

What if you didn’t have to wait every two weeks to receive a paycheck? What if you could be wired the money you earned almost immediately after a shift? What if, unlike with payday lenders, you

GOAT raises $5 million to help sneakerheads buy and sell covetable kicks

Los Angeles startup GOAT (incorporated as 1661 Inc.) has raised $5 million in new venture funding to grow its mobile-only marketplace for used and collectible sneakers. The GOAT app features everythin

India’s Treebo Hotels raises $17 million for its budget hotel network

Treebo Hotels has raised $17 million led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) with participation from existing investors SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners India.

Klook, An App For Booking Travel Activities Across Asia, Raises $5M

Klook, a Hong Kong-based company that sells travel activities across Asia, has announced a $5 million Series A round led by US-Sino investment fund Matrix Partners. China Growth Capital and Francis Le

Design Platform Canva Scores $15 Million Series A, Valued At $165 Million

The online design platform Canva, which has made creating quality professional graphics something anyone can do, has raised $15 million in Series A funding, the company announced this morning. The ro

Matrix Partners Gets A New General Partner: Hardi Meybaum

Matrix Partners, the 38-year-old, early-stage venture capital firm, has just added a 10th general partner to its roster: Hardi Meybaum, an Estonian entrepreneur who sold his computer-aided design comp

Indian Health Search Portal Practo Lands $90M Led By Tencent For Global Expansion

Chinese internet giant Tencent is getting its tentacles into India's healthcare space after it lead a $90 million Series C round for medical search startup Practo. The startup raised $60 million as re

Meteor Raises $20M To Build The One JavaScript Stack To Rule Them All

The competitive landscape for app development tool providers continues to become tighter, with Meteor Development Group raising $20 million for its stack of frameworks and tools for developing web and

Design Platform Canva Raises $6 Million, Expands To Businesses With “Canva For Work”

Creating professional graphics is not a skill set that everyone has, but online design platform Canva wants to change that. In mid-2013, the company debuted a service that allows anyone to more easily

The Flatiron School Raises $9 Million In Series B Funding

The Flatiron School, an educational platform aimed at getting young kids and adults comfortable with programming, has today announced the close of a $9 million Series B funding round led by Thrive Cap

TinyOwl Lands $16M To Expand Its Food Delivery Service To 50 Cities In India

India-based food ordering service TinyOwl has raised a $16 million Series B round to fund an aggressive plan to reach 50 cities in the country, TechCrunch has learned.

India’s Stayzilla Raises $20M For Its Hybrid Hotel/Airbnb-Like Booking Service

Stayzilla, an India-based service that combines regular hotel bookings with short-term, Airbnb-style rentals, has announced a $20 million Series B round to grow its business.

Doctor Search Site Practo Lands $30M For Aggressive Growth In India And Overseas

Practo, an Indian startup that provides a search portal matching doctors with patients and other digital services for practices, has closed a $30 million Series B round to expand its services in India

Indian News App NewsHunt Lands $40M To Evolve Into A Digital Content Marketplace

India-based mobile news aggregation service NewsHunt has raised $40 million to continue its evolution into a digital content platform.

B2B Marketplace Kinnek Raises $10 Million From Matrix To Help SMBs Find And Purchase Supplies

B2B marketplace Kinnek wants to connect SMBs with suppliers that will offer up the goods they need and provide competitive prices for them. Based on its growth in recent months, the company has raised
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