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Security-as-code startup Jit comes out of stealth with $38.5M in seed funding

Jit, a startup that helps developers automate product security by codifying their security plans and workflows as code that can then be managed in a code repository like GitHub, today announced that i

Juul, the e-cig maker started at Stanford, watches its US market share get vaporized

It’s almost Shakespearean. Juul, the e-cigarette company that took the U.S. by storm five years ago — and which was valued at its peak at $38 billion — is about to get kicked out of

CloudQuery raises $15M to demystify your cloud infrastructure setup

CloudQuery CEO and co-founder Yevgeny Pats helped launch the startup because he needed a tool to give him visibility into his cloud infrastructure resources, and he couldn’t find one on the open mar

Mono aims to be ‘first bankingless bank’ for Latin America’s small businesses

Mono is building a fully digital bank with accounts that can be opened in around 15 minutes versus an average of two weeks at an incumbent bank. 

Tiger Global backs bttn, leading e-commerce infiltration of medical supplies

Over the past year, marketplace customers jumped from 300 to 7,000, while gross merchandise volume grew 1,000%.

India’s CRED valued at $6.4 billion in new funding

CRED is raising $140 million in a new financing round, its fourth funding in the past year and a half, as the Indian fintech startup courts millions of high credit score customers and broadens its off

Go1 nabs $100M at a $2B+ valuation to upgrade its curated enterprise learning platform

Online education continues to get a lot of attention in the wake of COVID-19 and the shift it brought to how people can learn. And to underscore that fact, Go1 — one of the rising stars in the w

What connects the stock market contraction to startup valuations?

This is the most critical impact of downturns: Venture capital funds will have a more challenging time raising money to invest, which translates into less capital being available to founders.

Pro-rata is easier to get than ever today, but investors are thinking twice

Whenever pro-rata rights are involved, you can always smell some drama.

Indian fintech Slice tops $1.5 billion valuation in new funding to scale UPI payments

Slice, a fintech startup that is bringing credit card features to millions of Indians, has raised $50 million in a new financing round as it looks to scale its recently launched UPI payments product a

HitPay is a one-stop solution for SMEs

HitPay has almost everything SMEs need to run their businesses. In addition to being an online payment gateway, it also offers tools like point-of-sale software with card readers, plugins, payment lin

Indonesia’s Astro raises $60M to work on 15-minute grocery delivery

Indonesia’s sprawling archipelago has long been a headache for logistics companies, but there’s no lack of brave challengers. Jarkata-based Astro, which provides 15-minute grocery delivery

Indian fintech Jar eyes $50 million investment

Indian fintech Jar, which closed a $32 million financing round in February this year, is in talks to raise new funding as it looks to scale its product and expand its offerings. The Bengaluru-headquar

Namibian B2B e-commerce retail platform JABU raises $15M led by Tiger Global

More venture capital keeps trooping into Africa’s B2B e-commerce retail, a space where startups are digitizing informal trade to get thousands of merchants to operate more efficiently. This time, it

The IRS’s crypto tax partner, ZenLedger, raises $15 million Series B

Government tends to struggle when it comes to keeping up with tech innovation. The past U.S. tax season that just wrapped up in April was particularly stressful for investors and the Internal Revenue

Parallel Learning expands remote special education assessment and tutoring with $20M round

If a kid is having trouble at school, one of the standard steps is to schedule an assessment for conditions like dyslexia, ADHD or anything else that might require a special approach. But with teacher

clicOH’s shipping technology provides Amazon-like logistics to e-commerce companies in LatAm

The company delivers a package every 20 seconds and services customers of all sizes, from AB inBev and Red Bull to small Shopify merchants.

India’s Cars24 cuts 600 jobs

Cars24, a marketplace for used cars, has laid off about 600 people just five months after closing a $400 million financing round, the latest Indian unicorn to cut its workforce as it attempts to steer

Fintech Slice joins UPI race to challenge PhonePe and Google Pay

Slice is adding the popular railroad UPI on its eponymous app as the Indian fintech looks to broaden its offerings and pushes to become a one-stop payments app for consumers in the world’s second la

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