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A tale of two startups with ‘superstore’ ambitions: Robinhood and Cadre

The buzzy startups Robinhood and Cadre are known for different things. Yet both have developed similar ambitions to become financial "superstores," using the Amazon playbook of starting in one place,

Thrive Capital leads healthtech startup Welkin Health’s $8 million Series A

Digital patient relationship platform Welkin Health has landed $8 million in Series A financing, led by Josh Kushner's Thrive Capital. This now brings the total in the VC piggy bank to $12 million for

Life is changing for men for two reasons — and new startups are on it

It’s never been a better time to be a man who privately suffers from erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation or hair loss. Before you roll your eyes, that is a lot of men. They are not the

Long Game raises $6.6 million for a savings account that doubles as a lottery ticket

Long Game is a bank account, with a twist. Every dollar saved can go toward winning a lottery. The personal finance app allows users to play games and win cash prizes. It may sound like a gimmick, but

Capsule raised $20 million from Thrive

Capsule, a New York-based pharmacy delivery startup, has raised $20 million from Thrive Capital, founder Eric Kinariwala told TechCrunch editor Jordan Crook on stage today at Disrupt NY. The raise wa

With $3M in funding, Morty is launching a marketplace of mortgage lenders

While there are now more options for homebuyers seeking to find a new place to live, the process of getting a mortgage is still mostly an archaic, offline process with lots of unruly paperwork. New Yo

Confirmed: UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned

<a target="_blank" href="">Monzo</a>, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed a new funding round -- co

Monzo, a UK digital-only bank, is closing in on new funding led by US-based Thrive Capital

Monzo, one of a number of new digital-only, or so-called "challenger," banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, is closing in on new Series C funding, which could be announced as ear

Rothenberg Ventures is going back to the same old Rothenberg Ventures

Rothenberg assigned the firm the name Frontier Tech Ventures in September 2016 after a series of events tarnished the brand, starting with an SEC investigation, which opened in July of 2016. What dr

Thrive Capital hires Obama’s Director of Product Josh Miller to focus on tech for the underprivileged

Connections between the Obama administration and Silicon Valley abound, but particularly for Josh Kushner. The latest? Kushner’s venture firm Thrive Capital just hired Josh Miller, a member

Google Docs for life sciences startup Benchling raises $7 million in growth funding from Thrive Capital

Benchling, a biotech company out of Y Combinator providing cloud-based software for researchers, tells TechCrunch it has raised $7 million in growth funding to continue creating tools to help the scie

Thrive Capital has closed its newest fund with $700 million

Thrive Capital, a New York-based, stage-agnostic venture fund that focuses primarily on media and internet investments, has closed its fifth fund with $700 million. The seven-year-old outfit is now ma

Slack is work chat’s runaway train, raises $200M at $3.8B

The Slack rocketship won’t slow down. The business messaging startup has raised $200 million at a $3.8 billion post-money valuation, the company confirms to TechCrunch. The round was led by T

AND CO raises $2 million led by Thrive to manage freelancers’ most dreaded tasks

If you’ve ever worked as a freelancer, you know the last thing you want to do — after lining up gigs, submitting your work, and reworking your project (when that last person on the clien

Kinnek, A Small Biz Marketplace, Raises $20 Million Led By Thrive Capital

Kinnek, a New York-based marketplace for small businesses to find suppliers and manage purchasing, has just raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Thrive Capital. It already looks like a smart

Segment Raises $27 Million For Its “One API To Rule Them All”

Segment, a Y Combinator-backed startup that allows businesses to use a single API for event tracking in order to send data to hundreds of different tools and databases, including Google Analytics, Mai

GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks

GitHub, the software development collaboration and version control service based on the popular open source Git tool, today announced that it has raised a $250 million funding round led by Sequoia Cap

Hightower Raises $13M Series B Round For Its Leasing Management Service

Hightower, a New York-based leasing management platform for commercial real estate, today announced that it has raised a $13 million Series B funding round led by previous investor RRE Ventures. Other

The Flatiron School Raises $9 Million In Series B Funding

The Flatiron School, an educational platform aimed at getting young kids and adults comfortable with programming, has today announced the close of a $9 million Series B funding round led by Thrive Cap

Joyable Launches Online Tools To Help You Overcome Social Anxiety

There are lots of startups promising to improve your physical health — and with <a href="">the i
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