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OpenAI fires back at Musk, and Monzo raises a megaround

In today's episode of Equity, we talk about OpenAI bringing receipts to its tussle with Musk, Monzo's big fundraise, a big startup deal, and new climate regulations.

Chargeflow, which taps AI to fight chargebacks, raises $14M

Chargeflow, a startup using AI to fight chargeback fraud, today announced that it raised $11 million in a seed round led by the VC firm OpenView Venture Partners. The tranche builds on Chargeflow&#821

OpenView goes bigger with seventh fund, closing on $570M to invest in business software startups

Partner Mackey Craven says the product markets for business software “are stronger than they’ve ever been.”

Product-led growth and profitability: What’s going on?

There are some reasons why PLG companies would be less profitable now that could turn into reasons why they might be more profitable in the near future.

Salon software Mangomint raises $13M as it booms in post-COVID labor shortage

Ever needed to read your credit card information on the phone to make a massage appointment? The process is annoying, and it makes you wonder how safe it is to give a stranger your personal details. T

You shouldn’t skim over gross dollar retention

For SaaS companies, net dollar retention is on investor radar more than ever. But it shouldn't eclipse gross dollar retention.

Selling to startups is not the same as selling to SMBs

Brex's recent decision to exit part of the SMB market was big news. In this context, we want to talk about just what an SMB is and how not all small accounts are the same.

Bullish or bearish? What to expect for Europe VC activity in 2022

What is ahead for Europe's red-hot startup market? To help us with that question, we corralled Nalin Patel, EMEA VC Analyst at PitchBook, and Christoph Janz, co-founder at Point Nine Capital.

Nvidia acquires data storage and management platform SwiftStack

Nvidia today announced that it has acquired SwiftStack, a software-centric data storage and management platform that supports public cloud, on-premises and edge deployments. The company’s recent

Zipwhip raises $22.5M to expand its text messaging platform for businesses

As apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and Viber gear up to let businesses use their messaging apps to speak with their customers, there is a parallel track of development happening outside those walled gar raises $16 million so folks can better understand and monitor their networks

It may not be the most compelling technology for consumers, but for businesses, it’s important to know what’s going on in a network. That’s why has managed to raise $16 milli

The Rise Of The Enterprise Startup: Consumerization And Clouds Open The Door, Disruption Closes The Deal

It was only a few years ago that selling IT to enterprises was the terrain mainly of large companies like IBM, Oracle and Accenture. And in a market that is forecast to be worth some <a href="https://

More Money For Big Data And The Cloud: OpenView Raises New $200M Fund

There has been a bit of a landrush of late on enterprise companies focused on big data and how best to harness that in the cloud, and today sees the launch of a new fund that will fuel the growth of e

Online Panel Company uSamp Raises $10 Million From OpenView Venture Partners

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