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Last week, TechCrunch broke the news that the workforce management software outfit Rippling was on the cusp of closing a new, $200 million round of funding at a hefty $13.4…

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HR startup Rippling is in discussions to raise at a $13.4B valuation, up from $11.25B

Late-stage HR tech startup Rippling is raising new capital. The company’s new round, which has not yet closed, would inject $200 million into Rippling with another $670 million worth of shares being sold by existing stockholders, according to two people familiar with the deal.  This will be Rippling’s Series F and could raise its valuation…

1:39 pm PDT • April 16, 2024
HR startup Rippling is in discussions to raise at a $13.4B valuation, up from $11.25B

After recent launches in the United Kingdom and Ireland, workforce management platform Rippling is continuing its ambitious international expansion with the opening of its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, Australia today.…

Rippling opens Asia-Pacific HQ as its international expansion gears up

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When Parker Conrad founded Rippling in 2016, the HR company initially focused on the process of onboarding employees. It has since evolved  to manage all aspects of employee data, from…

One month after entering the spend management space, Rippling goes after global payroll

Roughly one month ago, we reported that Rippling, a SaaS company that makes employee data the focal point of a sprawling, multi-pronged offering, had raised $250 million in its latest…

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Late last month, Rippling, the now five-year-old company founded by serial entrepreneur Parker Conrad, raised $250 million in Series C funding in a round that pushed its valuation to a…

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Founded by entrepreneur Parker Conrad in 2013, the HR company Zenefits was quickly anointed one of the fast-growing companies in Silicon Valley, with a valuation that soared to $4.5 billion…

Parker Conrad’s Rippling is now valued at $6.5 billion — more than Zenefits at its peak

The dashboard enables businesses to automatically store, ship and retrieve employee computers in a way that is remote and hands-free.

Rippling launches computer inventory management as more workers remain remote

Big news today the world of IT startups targeting businesses. Rippling, the startup founded by Parker Conrad to take on the ambitious challenge of building a platform to manage all…

Rippling nabs $145M at a $1.35B valuation to build out its all-in-one platform for employee data

Remember when Zenefits imploded, and kicked out CEO Parker Conrad. Well, Conrad launched a new employee onboarding startup called Rippling, and now he’s going after another HR company called Gusto…

Rippling starts billboard battle with Gusto

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Rippling raises $45M at $270M to be the biz app identity layer

Parker Conrad’s last startup, Zenefits, drowned in busy work. Now with Rippling, he wants to boil that ocean. Instead of trying to nail one thing then expand, “very counter to conventional wisdom, we took on something that’s a lot broader and more ambitious.” That meant spending two years with 40 engineers working in stealth to…

6:18 am PDT • April 3, 2019
Rippling raises $45M at $270M to be the biz app identity layer

Parker Conrad likes to save time, even though it’s gotten him in trouble. The former CEO of Zenefits was pushed out of the $4.5 billion human resources startup because he…

Zenefits’ Parker Conrad returns with Rippling to kill HR & IT busywork

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Spearhead is transforming founders into angel investors

Becoming an angel investor is simple in principle: have money and invest. Unfortunately for many of the smartest founders in the startup ecosystem, that requirement can prove a complete block on investing in the companies they see day after day, since early liquidity can be hard to find for founders. Spearhead was launched earlier this…

5:01 am PDT • September 12, 2018
Spearhead is transforming founders into angel investors

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Parker Conrad’s last venture at Zenefits didn’t end so well, what with his departure as CEO and the company having to re-orient itself. But he’s once again starting a company…

Zenefits founder Parker Conrad takes another crack at HR onboarding