Landa can make you a landlord with just $5
It’s safe to say that millions of Americans dream of becoming real estate investors but can’t or don’t due to a variety of challenges, including lack of accreditation, capital and time. So it’
Shop Circle wants to keep Shopify merchants from going ‘round and ‘round finding apps they need
The London-based company is creating a one-stop shop for what it considers to be the “best-of-the-best” e-commerce apps to get merchants up-and-running quickly.
Yo! Egg cracks into US restaurants with plant-based sunny-side-up, poached eggs
Yo! Egg is going after the more difficult “whole egg” experience, having developed an egg white and running yolk for consumers who like the taste and texture of that style of eggs.
A.Team emerges from stealth with a gig marketplace for product specialists
The gig economy has, to use a well-worn word, disrupted industries from ride-hailing to quick-service restaurants. Contract work has its downsides, namely on the pay and benefits side of the equation.
a16z, NFX back Latitud’s effort to become ‘the operating system for every venture-backed company in LatAm’
Serial entrepreneur Brian Requarth learned his lesson the hard way. When he sold Brazilian online real estate marketplace VivaReal for $550 million several years ago, he had to pay more than $100 mill
Captain’s contractor lending tool aims to speed up home repairs after natural disasters
Repairing a home that’s been destroyed in a hurricane, tornado, flood or fire can take quite a while, displacing homeowners during that time. Captain founder and CEO Demetrius Gray noted that follow
Permit.io raises $6M to make permissions easier
Permit.io, a startup that provides a full-stack authorization framework to help other companies build permissions systems into their products, today announced that it has raised a $6 million seed fund
Withco closes on $32M to help SMBs become property owners with a lease-to-own model
Growing up, Kevin Song witnessed his Korean immigrant parents build and grow a grocery store business in Brooklyn, New York. To the family, he recalls, the business was more about making a living. It
The.com launches a low-code, collaborative website builder that uses customizable ‘blocks,’ not templates
A startup with the easy-to-remember name of The.com aims to modernize website building while also ensuring that web creators get credit for their work. The company, which is today emerging from stealt
Walnut snaps up fresh capital after growing 700% in four months
Rather than just sales teams using it, the company saw marketing and customer success teams adopt the technology, too.
Arc wants to build the de facto finance solution for SaaS startups
There’s financial technology (fintech) companies out there targeting all sorts of different segments of the population, as well as companies at various stages of growth. A new company recently emerg
NFX-backed Pepper Bio Emerges from stealth with tools to hone in on complex diseases
There’s a clear pain point when it comes to drug discovery: Depending on which study you cite, creating an approved drug costs anywhere from $985 million to $2.6 billion. And R&D returns have re
Starfish Space raises $7M for in-orbit servicing space tug
Satellite servicing company Starfish Space has closed $7 million in funding to accelerate the development of a space tug vehicle that can extend the life of spacecraft and get rid of orbital debris. S
PayEm comes out of stealth with $27M and its answer to the expense report
The platform gives company finance teams a real-time look at what items employees are asking for funds to buy, and what is actually being spent.
Sales experience platform Walnut raises $15M to improve product demonstrations
Walnut's a no-code platform enables customers to create customized product demonstrations, integrate them into their sales and marketing processes and then generate insights from the demos.
Commercial real estate lending startup Lev brings in $30M on a $130M valuation
Commercial real estate has been slow to embrace technology, with most deals still paper-heavy and complicated.
Frontier launches with $2.8M round by NFX, to let low-skilled job candidates book their own interview
Frontier, which bills itself as a “new kind of vertically integrated jobs marketplace” launches today with a $2.8 million investment round led by NFX in the U.S., and backed by London’s firstmin
Former Zillow execs raise $70M seed round for Tomo, which wants to simplify the mortgage process
There are so many startups pledging to reinvent the mortgage process that it’s hard to keep up. But for anyone who has had to go through the process of applying for one, it’s clear that there’s
Forum Brands raises $27M Series A as crowded Amazon roll-up space continues to heat up
The number of startups acquiring e-commerce businesses, especially those operating on Amazon, to grow and scale is increasing as more people than ever are shopping online. The latest such startup to r
SESO Labor is providing a way for migrant farmworkers to get legally protected work status in the US
As the Biden administration works to bring legislation to Congress to address the endemic problem of immigration reform in America, on the other side of the nation a small California startup called SE