Category: Venture Capital

myfisensemyfisenseJune 16, 2021
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Apna, a startup by an Apple alum, is helping millions of such blue and gray-collar workers upskill themselves, find communities and land jobs. They announced its acceptance by the market has helped it raise $70 million in a new financing round as the startup prepares to scale the 16-month-old app across India. Insight Partners and Tiger […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 16, 2021

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Templafy, a Denmark-born B2B SaaS platform that does business document creation, has raised a $60 million D round of funding led by Blue Cloud Ventures. All previous investors also participated, including Insight Partners, Seed Capital, Dawn Capital and Damgaard Company. Templafy has now raised a total of $125 million. To some extent, Templafy competes with […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 16, 2021
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Gloat, which has built an AI-based platform that it sells to organizations to power their internal job boards, has picked up $57 million in funding, money that it will be using both to continue both for business development, but also to continue adding more features to its own platform, for example to expand deeper into […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 14, 2021
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Motorway, is a UK startup that allows professional car dealers to bid in an auction for privately-owned cars for sale. The startup has had rapid success by removing a lot of friction in the process. It’s now raised £48m / $67.7m in a Series B round led by Index Ventures, along with new investors BMW i Ventures […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 14, 2021
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Immersive Labs, a platform which teaches cyber security skills corporate employees by using real, up-to-date threat intelligence in a “gamified” way, has closed a $75 million Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to scale […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 10, 2021
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Nexford University announced it has a closed $10.8 million pre-Series A funding round. Dubai-based VC Global Ventures led the new round. Other investors include Future Africa’s new thematic fund (focused on education), angel investors, and family offices. Unnamed VCs from 10 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Dubai, Switzerland, Qatar, Nigeria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, also took […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 9, 2021
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Northvolt has raised $2.75 billion in equity to expand capacity at the factory it is building in northern Sweden to meet increasing demand for electric cars. Northvolt said the private placement, one of the biggest in Europe, was led by four Swedish pension funds and OMERS Capital Markets, alongside existing investors Goldman Sachs and Volkswagen, […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 9, 2021
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ChartHop that’s built a platform to cater to that trend is announcing $35 million in funding on the heels of strong growth. The Series B is being led by Andreessen Horowitz, a past backer, with Elad Gil and previous investors Cowboy Ventures and SemperVirens also participating. We understand from sources close to the company that the […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 7, 2021
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London-based Vault Platform backing from Google’s AI focused fund, Gradient Ventures, which is the lead investor in an $8.2 million Series A. Other investors joining the round are Illuminate Financial, along with existing investors including Kindred Capital and Angular Ventures. Its $4.2M seed round was closed back in 2019. Vault sells a suite of SaaS tools to enterprise-sized […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 4, 2021

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In the latest development, Flink  a Berlin-based on-demand “instant” grocery delivery service built around self-operated dark stores and a smaller assortment (2,400 items) that it says it will deliver in 10 minutes or less has raised $240 million to expand its business into more cities, and more countries, on the heels of strong demand. Flink  which […]

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