Series A

Atomic aims to give consumers more control over their income with payroll-connecting APIs

Fintech startup Atomic announced this morning that it has closed a $22 million Series A. Core Innovation Capital led the round, which saw participation from preceding investors. The company has raised

London’s Jiffy scoops $28M for speedy grocery delivery

Well that was fast. London grocery delivery upstart, Jiffy — which was only founded in April this year — has nabbed $28 million in Series A funding around half a year after initial £2.6 m

Dispo launches a test to gauge user interest in selling their photos as NFTs

Dispo, the photo-sharing app that emulates disposable cameras, started rolling out a test yesterday that will record user interest in selling photos as NFTs. Some users will now see a sell button on t

Fractory raises $9M to rethink manufacturing supply chain for metalworks

Fractory is positioning itself as part of that new guard of flexible custom manufacturing. It announced a Series A of $9 million (€7.7 million) that underscores the trend.

Humane, a stealthy hardware and software startup co-founded by an ex-Apple designer and engineer, raises $100M

A stealthy startup co-founded by a former senior designer from Apple and one of its ex-senior software engineers has picked up a significant round of funding to build out its business. Humane, which h

How Google’s self-driving car project accidentally spawned its robotic delivery rival

Nuro doesn't have a typical Silicon Valley origin story. It didn't emerge after a long, slow slog from a suburban garage or through a flash of insight in a university laboratory.

Latent AI, which says it can compress common AI models by 10x, lands some key backing

Roughly a year ago, Latent AI, a now three-year-old, Menlo Park, California-based startup, pitched a handful of investors during TechCrunch’s Battlefield competition. It didn’t win that co

Canopy raises $15M Series A after posting 4.5x customer growth in H1 2021

Canopy's leaders expect focused fintech products to win out over large bundles of services.

Queenly’s marketplace for formalwear gets millions in round led by A16z

Queenly, a resale marketplace for formalwear, announced on Friday that it has grown its seed round to $6.3 million in a financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Connie Chan. The financing event

Numerade lands $100M valuation for short-form STEM videos

Edtech entrepreneurs are using their moment in the sun to rethink the structures and impact of nearly every aspect of modern-day learning, from the art of testing to the reality of information retenti

Micromobility operator Veo raises $16M to fund US expansion

Shared micromobility operator Veo has raised $16 million in new funding as the company ramps up its expansion plans in the United States. The Series A funding round, which follows permit awards in San

Raylo nabs $11.5M to get more mobile users to lease and reuse

UK-based smartphone subscription startup Raylo has tucked $11.5 million in Series A funding into its top pocket, led by Octopus Ventures. The equity round follows a debt raise last year — and br

Late-stage capital is having a ‘cascading effect’ on European VC activity

We’re taking a look at the early-stage venture capital market, this time through a European lens, helped by a few investors from the continent.

Like the US, a two-tier venture capital market is emerging in Latin America

Mega-rounds are no longer an exception in Latin America; in fact, they have become a trend, with ever-larger rounds being announced over the last few months.

Mercuryo raises $7.5M for crypto-focused, cross-border payments after crossing $50M in ARR

Mercuryo, a startup that has built a cross-border payments network, has raised $7.5 million in a Series A round of funding. The London-based company describes itself as “a crypto infrastructure comp

Tonkean raises $50M Series B to accelerate is no-code business automation service

The business operation automation startup's CEO says the new capital will give it the space it needs to hire and build faster than if it continued to operate from a smaller capital case.

Mitiga raises $25M Series A to help organizations respond to cyberattacks

Israeli cloud security startup Mitiga has raised $25 million in a Series A round of funding as it moves to “completely change” the traditional incident response market. Mitiga, unlike other compan

The early-stage venture capital market is weird and chaotic

With as much seed capital as there is in the market today, we talked to investors about startups raising later Series As than before, while Series B rounds can happen incredibly rapidly.

Mobile commerce startup Via rounds up $15 million in Series A funding

Mobile commerce is where it’s at, and rising investment in so-called conversational commerce startups underscores the opportunity. Via, a two-year-old, Bay Area-based startup, is among those rid

So you want to raise a Series A

Bucky Moore, a partner at Kleiner Perkins, gives founders tactical advice on the process of raising a Series A round.
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