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Supply chain disruptions — triggered by factors including demand surges, high transportation costs and pandemic-related lockdowns — are expected to continue well into next year, experts predict. Companies are experiencing…

Tive, a startup developing supply chain visibility tools, raises $54M

Springboard, an online education platform that provides upskilling and reskilling training courses to people looking to learn in-demand roles, has raised $31 million in a new financing round as it…

Springboard raises $31 million to expand its mentor-guided education platform to more geographies

Raise.me, a service that gives colleges and universities (including my alma mater, Oberlin) an ability to award “micro-scholarships” for academic and extracurricular achievements throughout high school — rather than doling…

Raise.me grabs $12 million to fix how colleges provide financial aid

A San Diego startup called Portfolium has raised $6.6 million to help college students get jobs where they are likely to succeed. Portfolium CEO Adam Markowitz said he was inspired…

Portfolium raises $6.6 million to get college students into jobs where they’ll kick butt