One startup’s solution to the carbon-offsetting mess: Downgrade the ‘middle-men’ resellers
As well as the traditional carbon offset resellers and exchanges such as Climate Partner or Climate Impact X, the tech space has also produced a few, including Patch (U.S.-based, raised $26.5 million)
Casavo, an Opendoor-style proptech from Italy, raises $410M to expand its instant buyer platform across Europe
Opendoor opened the door, so to speak, to the idea of applying technology to the concept of house flipping to both scale the opportunity and make it considerably more efficient. While its share price
Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform that simulates hacker attacks
As companies grow they expose more of themselves online and become harder to defend in terms of cybersecurity. One report estimates that 30%-40% of a company’s IT infrastructure isn’t even known a
Narmi lands $35M to layer services on top of existing banking infrastructure
The banking industry isn’t always welcoming to startups, depending on the market’s outlook. As inflation rises and companies brace for the worst, once-promising neobanks are being forced t
Pandas wants to give Latin American businesses buying power in Asia
Pandas connects Latin America's small businesses directly with Asian manufacturers to reduce logistical problems and high fees often imposed by importers and intermediaries.
Cayena delivers inventory marketplace for food preparation businesses
Cayena is injecting technology into the Brazilian food procurement process for restaurants, bars, bakeries, hotels and dark kitchens that still much of their ordering with pen and paper.
Nigeria’s Sudo Africa raises $3.7M pre-seed for its card-issuing API platform
Sudo Africa, a fintech that provides a card-issuing API for developers and businesses in Nigeria, has raised $3.7 million in pre-seed funding. San Francisco-based Global Founders Capital (GFC) led the
Zavvy wants to modernize employee enablement
Employee enablement may not immediately strike you as the most exciting of topics, but giving your new employees tools for onboarding, training and setting up tools for performance reviews and other H
Selina raises $150M to dish out flexible loans that leverage home equity
For many of us, our home is by far our biggest asset, and in the world of fintech, that’s led to a logical extension: when you need money, borrow against that biggest asset. Today, a London fint
Klarity lands $18M to read scores of documents so you don’t have to
Klarity replaces humans for tasks that require large-scale document review, including accounting order forms, purchase orders and agreements.
BHub secures $20M to become LatAm companies’ back-office administrator
Company owners can integrate BHub with their financial systems and view everything through one financial dashboard.
Umamicart bags $6M to deliver traditional Asian ingredients right to your home
Umamicart aims to be a one-stop shop for home cooks, offering staple products and pantry essentials, recipe inspirations and occasion-specific kits.
Aplazo takes in $27M to increase adoption of BNPL in Mexico
Since its seed round, Aplazo grew its total processing volume more than eight times and in less than a year has partnered with over 1,000 merchants.
E-commerce logistics startup Hive buzzes following $34M investment
Hive levels the logistics playing field by streamlining fulfillment so that DTC companies get the same inventory management, cost structure and customer notifications that big brands use.
Spice AI wants to help developers build smarter applications
Spice AI, a Seattle-based startup that aims to make it significantly easier for developers to leverage AI in their applications, today announced that it has raised a $1 million seed funding round. Tha
Tanso nabs $1.9M pre-seed to help industrial manufacturers do sustainability reporting
The climate crisis is creating massive demand for data capture as industries grapple with how to decarbonize. Put simply, you can’t cut your carbon emissions if don’t know what they are in
Chilean fintech Xepelin secures $230M in debt and equity from Kaszek, high-profile angels
Xepelin is built on a SaaS model designed to give SMEs a way to organize their financial information in real time.
10 proptech investors see better era for residential and retail after pandemic
The pandemic made the internet a lifeline for shopping, earning a living and maintaining personal relationships. Now, as lockdowns start to lift, the real estate industry has to figure out what that m
Alma raises $59.4 million for its Klarna-like payment option
French startup Alma is raising a $59.4 million Series B funding round (€49 million). The company has been building a new payment option for expensive goods. You can choose to pay over three or four
UK’s Selina Finance raises $53M for its SMB loans platform based on home equity
When you need a loan, the cost and speed of getting it can be as critical to get right as the financing itself, a principle that might be even more relevant today in our shaky pandemic-hit economy tha