Ballistic Ventures, a venture capital firm dedicated to funding and incubating cybersecurity startups, is looking to raise as much as $300 million for a new fund, according to a regulatory filing. The
Menlo Ventures has raised $1.35 billion in new capital that it plans to use in part “to support the forthcoming generation of AI startups,” the venture firm announced today. Notably and unsurprisi
Section 32, a venture firm founded by ex-Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris, has closed on $525 million in capital commitments across its fifth fund, TechCrunch is first to report. A portion of the capi
As expected, it appears a good mix of investors wrote checks at the rate they'd aimed for, while others fell a bit short.
Global fintech funding totaled $15 billion in the first quarter of this year, growing 55% from the fourth quarter, according to CB Insights’ latest State of Fintech report. While this generally ma
Sei, a layer-1 blockchain focused on trading, has raised $30 million, Jayendra Jog, co-founder of Sei Labs, exclusively told TechCrunch. A company spokesperson shared an $800 million valuation for the
Reliance Retail and Google, two existing backers of Dunzo, are among those holding discussions to invest in the new round, sources said.
The Series B was led by European investor One Peak, with previous backers OpenOcean and SquareOne, and new investor Boris Lokschin also participating.
German launch startup Isar Aerospace has scored $165 million (€155 million) in new funding as it races toward the inaugural flight of its Spectrum small rocket later this year. The company, founded
Nimbbl, which aims to improve conversions for merchants with its 1-click payment checkout solution, has raised $3.5M from Sequoia Capital India and others.
A startup built on a smart hoop, a video backboard, and streamed training videos is looking for a slam dunk with basketball-crazy consumers.
Dope has designed a secure web gateway product that's run on an organizations' endpoints: devices connected to the company network.
An AI platform for the film industry, Filmustage, is today announcing new funding. First launched in 2020, the platform is designed to streamline pre-production in the film industry using a variety of
The issue of women founders not receiving equitable venture funding is a shortfall of the West: It’s here, everywhere in the U.S., and over there, all throughout Europe.
Arbor Ventures, funder of fintech and shopping startups like installment loan company Tabby and Amazon brand factory Heyday, has locked down $193 million toward its largest fund to date, TechCrunch ha
Geopagos, a payments infrastructure startup based in Buenos Aires, has raised $35 million in a round led by Riverwood Capital. The financing marks the company’s first ever institutional funding. Fou
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Protagonist, a fairly new crypto fund and incubation lab, has launched its first $100 million fund to focus on early-stage crypto companies. The firm began in the beginning of 2022 and originally was
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