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Branch is raising more than $100M at a unicorn valuation

Branch, the deep-linking startup backed by Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures, will enter the unicorn club with an upcoming funding round. The four-year-old company, which helps brands create links between websites and mobile apps, has authorized the sale of $129 million in Series D shares, according to sources and confirmed by PitchBook, which tracks venture capital… Read More »

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Eventbrite sets IPO range of $19 to $21 for $1.8B Valuation

Eventbrite has taken another step toward becoming a publicly traded company, setting a price for the 10 million Class A shares it plans to sell on the New York Stock Exchange. The company filed its initial IPO paperwork confidentially back in July, then unveiled its S-1 to about two weeks ago. Trading under the ticket symbol EB, the price range for the shares… Read More »

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Forethought emerges top at Disrupt SF 2018

Forethought has emerged the winner of this year’s startup battlefield Disrupt SF 2018 that is organised by TechCrunch. Forethought finished ahead of its four main competitors – CB Therapeutics, Forethought, Mira, Origami Labs and Unbound – who had made it to the final round. These startups made their way to the finale to demo in front… Read More »

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SA fintech startup Yoco raises $16m in series B funding

South African point of sale (PoS) payments startup Yoco has raised US$16 million in Series B round. The round was led by Partech, with participation from Orange Digital Ventures, FMO and existing Series A investors Quona Capital and Velocity Capital. This brings the total funds raised by the startup to date to US$23 million. Yoco builds tools and services to help small businesses accept card… Read More »

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StartHereNow announces $10,000 prize for competition focusing on women-led pre-revenue startups

Startup competition StartHereNow has announced it will be awarding a new $10,000 grand prize for the 2018 StartHereNow Women’s Startup Weekend. Held on September 29 and 30, 2018 in Houston, the competition’s mission is to create a collaborative environment where women can bring to life ideas that they are passionate about and build companies that solve big problems. Now in… Read More »

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LinkedIn names top 25 startups you should work for

Professional networking company LinkedIn has come up with a list of top employers within America. To generate this list, LinkedIn examined the activity of its more than 500 million users and measured factors like interest in a company, employee engagement, demand and employee retention. LinkedIn excluded itself and parent company Microsoft from the list. For consideration… Read More »

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Semiconductor startup Groq raises $52M from Social Capital

Groq has raised $52.3 million of a $60 million round, per an SEC filing from Social Capital. Social Capital co-founder and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, who’s listed on the filing, has participated in the funding. Palihapitiya confirmed Social Capital’s participation in the round  and said a few other undisclosed investors participated as well. Social Capital also led… Read More »

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Ride hailing company Taxify ventures into the e-scooter game

Estonian company Taxify which is billed as one of the biggest ride-haring operators in Europe is set to introduce its new brand of e-scooters in the European market to compete with Bird and Lime. ride-hailing will  in Europe with its new brand of e-scooters, . Dubbed Bolt, the e-scooters will launch in Paris on Thursday. The company has… Read More »

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Five startups to participate in Betaworks LiveCamp

On Wednesday, Betaworks unveiled this list of five startups participating in its fourth Camp accelerator program. Launched in 2016, the program brings together a collection of young companies united under a single theme. This time out, things are focused on live-streaming, for a program fittingly titled, LiveCamp. Betaworks settled on the topic based on the popularity… Read More »

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