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Mutiny, which personalizes website copy and headlines using AI, raises $50M

Advertising, particularly online advertising, isn’t a surefire way to bolster business. A report from ecommerce analytics platform Glew drives the point home: In 2015, 75% of retailers that spen

Are poison pills really that bitter?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Every Monday, Grace and Alex scour the news and record not

Zambian card-issuing startup Union54 raises $12M led by Tiger Global

Zambian card-issuing fintech Union54 has raised $12 million in a seed extension round led by Tiger Global. Other participating investors in this financing round include existing ones such as Vibe VC a

Swiggy and Zomato, food delivery rivals in India, back UrbanPiper in $24 million funding

UrbanPiper, a restaurant management platform that processes 18% of all online food orders in India, has raised $24 million in a new financing round from a number of investors including Swiggy and Zoma

Itilite secures $29M to automate corporate expensing workflows

For the bulk of the past two years, the pandemic has put the kibosh on corporate travel of nearly any kind. This has dampened investors’ enthusiasm in travel and expense (T&E) startups, pred

Daily Crunch: Elon Musk sets sights on Twitter with unsolicited $43B takeover bid

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Nurse-assisting robotics firm Diligent raises $30M

Nursing shortages were a problem well before our hospitals were rocked by a pandemic. Two years in and overloaded systems have further contributed to burnout, stress and other factors plaguing the peo

OpenPhone raises $40M to replace your work phone and office PBX with an app

Pam answering the phone at Dunder Mifflin became one of the most iconic refrains from “The Office,” and it’s really no wonder that it did: Businesses big and small have long run on c

Goldman Sachs joins other investors in $88M round for web3 and blockchain security firm CertiK

Ascend.io lands $31M to automate data pipeline orchestration

Ascend.io, a company developing data automation products for enterprise customers, has raised $31 million in a Series B round led by Tiger Global with participation from Shasta Ventures and existing i

Twitter rival in India Koo will let users self-verify

Indian social media app Koo introduced a voluntary self-verification service to its users on Wednesday in an unusual step that it believes will bring credibility and trust on its platform. The Bengalu

Shein said to be raising $1 billion at $100 billion valuation

Yes, you read it correctly. The fast fashion e-commerce company that few in the tech industry had even heard of two years ago is aiming to raise $1 billion at a valuation of $100 billion. Shein’

India’s Games24x7 valued at $2.5 billion in new funding

Games24x7, a Mumbai-headquartered startup that owns and operates multiple mobile games, has raised $75 million in a new financing round, it said on Wednesday. The new round — a name for which wa

India’s Classplus raises $70 million to help teachers and creators expand their reach

At a time when so many edtech firms in India are attempting to cut their reliance on teachers, a Noida-based startup that is helping teachers and creators operate, manage and sell courses to students

Papaya Global to buy Azimo for $150M-$200M to expand its payroll payments to more markets

Six months after raising $250 million, Papaya Global is making a key acquisition to expand its cloud-based HR and payroll platform globally on the heels of major surge in remote working. The Isra

India tax department probe into Infra.Market finds bogus purchases, undisclosed income

The Indian Income Tax Department said it has found and seized “a large number of incriminating evidences” that reveals that a Pune- and Thane-based unicorn startup, referring to Infra.Mark

Profishop banks $35M from Tiger Global for its ‘just in time’ B2B supply storefront

B2B marketplaces have been in many ways slower to modernize than their consumer counterparts when it comes to e-commerce. Today, a startup that has been a trailblazer in that space is announcing some

Daily Crunch: B2B marketplace Sokowatch raises $125M Series B, rebrands as ‘Wasoko’

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If Tiger Global shows up, will there be new stripes in early-stage?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Sokowatch rebrands to Wasoko as it raises $125M Series B from Tiger Global and Avenir

Informal retail is king in Africa, with hundreds of billions of dollars of consumer goods sold through its channels yearly. Yet its industry remains highly fragmented as shop owners and kiosks still h
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