15Five, a pioneer in talent management HR tech, raises $52M to boost its own performance
15Five — an early mover in the world of building technology to help motivate teams, and to improve performance management for execs overseeing those teams — has raised $52 million in a rou
Fountain raises $100M to expand its applicant tracking system
The “Great Resignation,” the trend where workers are leaving their jobs at a higher-than-usual rate, is continuing unabated. According to a May PwC survey, 20% of employees said that they&
ShopThing raises $10M to scale its live video shopping marketplace
ShopThing, a live shopping marketplace focused on luxury brands, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Origin Ventures, with participation from Pritzker Group and Interplay. The Toronto-ba
Another huge funding round gives Veho room to deliver
This latest round gives the company $300 million in total funding raised in the past two years and a $1.5 billion valuation.
Next-day package delivery startup Veho valued at $1B following $125M Series A
Veho's technology matches package delivery demand with qualified driver partners and lets customers know the actual time of delivery and even communicates when the driver is headed their way.
Chicago’s Origin Ventures just closed its biggest fund yet with $130 million in commitments
Origin Ventures, the 22-year-old, early-stage, Chicago-based venture firm, just closed its fifth fund with $130 million in capital commitments, which makes the vehicle the firm’s biggest. It was
As companies search for hourly workers, Fountain brings in $85M to assist them
Fountain’s technology whittles down the median days to hire to 8.70 from the industry average of 36 days.
BlackCart raises $8.8M Series A for its try-before-you-buy platform for online merchants
A startup called BlackCart is tackling one of the key challenges with online shopping: an inability to try on or test out the merchandise before making a purchase. That company, which has now closed o
Everee raises a $10M Series A to scale its worker-friendly payroll software service
This morning Everee, a Utah-based software as a service (SaaS) startup focused on payroll, announced that it has closed a $10 million Series A. The funding event was led by Origin Ventures and Signal
Tovala, which sells ‘smart’ ovens for $399, just raised fresh funding from local VCs
The track record for smart kitchen devices is fairly uneven. On the one hand, you have Juicero, which was widely ridiculed for selling a $400 juice machine and that shut down soon after Bloomberg repo
Chicago’s Origin Ventures just raised $80 million for its fourth fund
Origin Ventures, an early-stage, 18-year-old venture firm based in Chicago, has closed its fourth fund with $80 million in commitments. The fund is twice as big as the firm’s third fund, which