SixThirty, the St. Louis-based, early-stage investment fund and accelerator that invests in financial services startups, has raised $7.2 million, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The money is part of a larger SixThirty fund that will enable it to increase the size of its typical investment from $100,000 to $250,000. The… Read More »
Milwaukee based Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology startup Socialeads has closed a round of seed f...
Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Qualgro today announced that it has completed the first close of its US$100 ...
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GAIA Bespoke, a one-stop destination for women’s tailor-made Western wear, today made an announcement for its rec...
Dating and networking app Bumble has just announced the launch of the Bumble Fund, a new pot of money focused on early s...
As a B2B marketer, you probably already know the different buyer’s journeys that B2B and B2C buyers take. While business-to-consumer buyers are often led by emotion and advice from friends on social media, with B2B buyer’s the situation is a bit more complicated. You need qualified leads. But sometimes those leads aren’t taking the next… Read More »
As a web designer or developer, you might have come across a client feedback along the lines of “I thought that was included in my quotation?” it’s a dreaded comment we all take for granted – both as designers and as customers looking for a website. As a web design professional, we take for granted… Read More »
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA.N) is buying full control of the startup Ele.me as it steps up efforts to expand in China’s fast-growing market for local delivery of food and other services. The deal implies an enterprise valuation of US$9.5 billion for Ele.me, Alibaba said in a statement Monday, without saying how much it’s paying…. Read More »
Women Startup Competition, an annual competition celebrating female entrepreneurs and gender diverse companies, is proud to announce the winners of the third semi-final round that took place in Warsaw, Poland on 14-15th of March, 2018. Winning first place was Yosh.AI, accepted by the company’s founder and CEO Katarzyna Dorsey. The winning startup is on a… Read More »
Australian Internet of Things (IoT) satellite technology startup Myriota has announced raising $15 million through a Series A funding round, with Boeing HorizonX Ventures a major contributor. Also kicking in funding were Singtel Innov8 and Right Click Capital. “The fact we have managed to engage such a stellar list of investors doesn’t just underline the… Read More »
MAGNIiTT.com, a Middle East-based data platform for investors, entrepreneurs and corporates in the region, has announced that it has successfully raised close to $1 million in funding from both international and Gulf-based investors. The funds raised will be used to grow the company regionally, as well as expand to other emerging markets. MAGNiTT uses a… Read More »
Employment Hero, a cloud-based HR, payroll, and benefits startup headquartered in Sydney, has raised A$8 million ($6.2 million) in a Series B funding round co-led by Australian employment marketplace SEEK and existing investor OneVentures. The latest funding round, which was joined by AirTree Ventures and AMP New Ventures, will be used by Employment Hero to… Read More »
Kuvée, a startup making a wine bottle with a color touchscreen that connects to Wi-Fi, announced in an email to customers on Wednesday that it is shutting down. The bottle, called Kuvée FreshPour, promised to keep wine fresh for over 30 days. But it only worked with cartridges filled with wine sold by Kuvée, which… Read More »
Pandora is set to acquire San Mateo, Calif.-based digital audio ad tech startup Adswizz for $145 million in cash and stock, the company announced Wednesday. After the acquisition, Adswizz will continue to operate independently, but also power Pandora’s digital audio ad sales. “Since I joined Pandora six months ago, I have highlighted ad tech as… Read More »