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Fast-growing St. Louis fintech startup bolsters team, adds funding

The startup, Neocova, was founded in 2016 and has operated quietly since its launch. But with a commercial pipeline that co-founder and CEO Sultan Meghji describes as “exploding,” the company has publicly emerged amid its rapid growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

3 takeaways from St. Louis investors on the fast-growing AI sector

As the artificial intelligence sector continues to grow nationally, St. Louis venture capitalists and startup funding groups are seeing more AI companies join their portfolios......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Pittsburgh fintech startup partnering with Texas company

Pineapple Payments, a fast-growing Pittsburgh-based fintech startup, on Tuesday confirmed a strategic partnership with a Texas company specializing in payment solutions. Pineapple Payments, based in downtown Pittsburgh, and Payment Data Systems of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Viral sports moment? Within hours, this fast-growing D.C. startup will make a T-shirt out of it.

Last season, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer said "strikeouts are sexy" in a postgame press conference after striking out 20 batters in a game against the Detroit Tigers. The following day the Nationals team store starting selling shirts s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Pam Springer beefs up executive team at fast-growing brand-protection startup Oris

E-commerce software startup Oris Intel LLC has beefed up its executive team after doubling in size in the past year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2019

Done deal: Nashville startup completes $31 million raise, led by Goldman Sachs

Fast-growing fintech firm Built Technologies Inc. bumped up its latest capital raise 28% this week, ending the round with $31 million in new cash. In March, the Nashville Business Journal reported Built had raised $24.1 million in new capital, led by.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2019

St. Louis VC firm doubles down on fast-growing real estate startup

St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital has made another investment in a fast-growing Chicago-based real estate startup.  Cultivation Capital led a $2.5 million financing round for Avail, which has an online platform for do-it-your.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Columbus health IT startup raises another $6.2M in VC funding

Fast-growing health IT startup PriorAuthNow Inc. has raised $6.2 million in Series A financing led by a Silicon Valley VC firm......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

This UK media startup grew from 12 employees to 200 in a year and half, and just landed $80 million in funding to grow even more

Brew PR The Culture Trip is a fast-growing media site that .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2018

Tech startup Tilr adds 12 new markets

A fast-growing Cincinnati startup has expanded its service to 12 new markets, bringing its total reach to 17 markets nationwide. Tilr, the tech startup that connects potential employees with employers based on their skills, has added marketplaces.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: E-cigarette startup Juul raises $650 million in funding, at $15 billion valuation

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $650 million as part of a fundraising round that values the fast-growing but controversial startup at about $15 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

Patron Of Fintechs: Surveying Goldman Sachs Growing Portfolio Of Tech Startups

As reported Tuesday this week, fintech startup Even Financial announced raising $18.8 million in Series A seed funding, a portion of which came from investment bank Goldman S read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 10th, 2018

St. Louis fintech startup to double workforce after $1 million seed round

SwipeSum, a St. Louis-based financial technology startup that moved from Los Angeles earlier this year, has raised $1 million in a seed funding round. The funding round was led by Andrew Love and Laurence Schiffer of The Love Companies. SwipeSum h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2018

S.F. startup that helps founders manage stock options doubles valuation to $800M

Startup equity management company Carta doubled its valuation to $800 million with an $80 million funding that was disclosed on Thursday. The fast-growing business said the new funding will help it double its Bay Area workforce in the coming year, too......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

Fast-growing cloud management startup Rubrik lands $261M, ramps up growth plans

Palo Alto-based cloud data management startup Rubrik said Tuesday that it has raised $261 million in a funding round that values it at $3.3 billion and prepares it to launch new products this year — all while eyeing the possibility of an IPO. The fas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

Real estate unicorn Opendoor raises another $200 million

San Francisco-based Opendoor will raise another $200 million, bringing its valuation up to about $3.7 billion, Techcrunch reports. The funding round for the fast-growing real estate startup, which facilitates timely home sale transactions for a fee, f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

M&T Bank creates team to focus on fast-growing minority businesses

"Let's be a part of the solution and not just say we should be doing it," Detra Miller says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2019

Big Ag wants a cut of booming fake-meat market

Bunge Ltd, one the world's biggest grain traders, recently disclosed the 1.6% stake it had purchased in the fast-growing fake-meat startup Beyond Meat......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 9th, 2019

Root shoots up: How this fast-growing startup is disrupting the auto insurance industry

While Root is still small compared with legacy insurers, it’s getting noticed for a number of reasons, including hiring away top executives from those huge, century-old companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2019

Facing backlash, WeWork adds one woman to its all-male board

WeWork, the fast-growing start-up that leases.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 4th, 2019

Fox Rothschild adds more lawyers from LeClairRyan

The fast-growing Philadelphia firm now has added almost 20 lawyers from LeClairRyan, which filed for bankruptcy this week after announcing it would close its doors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019