Foxconn Backs Blockchain Identity Startup in $7 Million Series A Round

Identity startup Cambridge Blockchain closed a $7 million Series A funding led by HCM Capital, the investing arm of Foxconn Technology Group......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 16th, 2018

A startup that came up with a clever way of cutting food waste has raised $12 million

Karma A Swedish startup that sells spare food from cafes and supermarkets at a discount has raised $12 million. Karma's Series A round includes.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Gene therapy startup SQZ heads to clinical trials after $72M Series C round

Following the closure of a $72 million Series C funding round on Wednesday, Watertown startup SQZ Biotechnologies plans to launch clinical trials within the next year on a gene therapy. Its CEO contends it could go further and work faster than anythi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

Chewing gum billionaire leads funding for Atlanta medical cannabis startup

A local medical marijuana therapeutics startup recently raised $65 million in a Series C equity round led by chewing gum billionaire William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr. II. Surterra Wellness, a medical cannabis company founded in 2014, has raised a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

Salsify raises $43M with public company future in mind

Salsify Inc., a fast-growing e-commerce software startup, has raised $43 million in a Series D round led by Greenspring Associates, a Maryland-based investment firm that has backed other e-commerce players like TheRealReal and Rover. In an intervie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

Akouos, a biotech startup that"s trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it"s raised a new funding round

Shutterstock Boston-based biotech startup Akouos is the first of its kind to use gene therapy to tackle genetic-based hearing disorders.  The company announced $50 million in Series A funding on Tuesday. The funding will help Akouos adva.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

KC firms re-up on investment in Austin tech startup

Two area venture capital firms are seeing the value in an Austin-based tech startup and have reinvested in ScaleFactor Inc.  Overland Park-based Flyover Capital and Kansas City-based Firebrand Ventures joined a $10 million Series A round led by Cana.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Meet Juul, the $15 Billion E-Cig Startup with an Identity Crisis

In a recent fundraising round, e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. raised $650 million, which values the rapidly-growing, yet still-controver.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

Biometrics startup Veridium raises $16.5M in first external round

Veridium, a Quincy-based startup that wants to replace passwords with biometrics, announced on Friday that it has raised $16.5 million in its first round from external investors. The Series B round was led by British entrepreneur and philanthropist Mich.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Another $14M flows toward Portland tech

Portland's historic tech venture week has received its exclamation point. This time, it's the financial technology startup Bumped, which disclosed Thursday that it collected a $14.1 million Series A round. Bumped technically raised $2.5 million of the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Software startup with Miami presence clinches $50M in venture capital

A software company with offices in Miami is now a unicorn. Celonis announced Tuesday the closing of a $50 million series B funding round, propelling the startup to a billion-dollar valuation. Existing investors, including Accel and 83North, led th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Health care startup Bind raises $10M more, teams with UnitedHealthcare on expansion

Health care startup Bind Benefits Inc. has landed another $10 million in funding and partnered with UnitedHealthcare as part of a national expansion plan. The funding is an add-on to the $60 million Series A round Minneapolis-based Bind raised ea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Startup Grind spinoff raises $6.4 million Series A round, hiring in Phoenix

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2018

Urban Agriculture Startup Gotham Greens Closes $29 Million Round of Funding

It has new greenhouses in the works. Gotham Greens is growing. The Brooklyn-based urban agriculture startup has closed a $29 million Series C financing round, bringing its total equity funding to $45 million. The round was comprised of existing back.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 20th, 2018

Robo-Advisor Tech Startup SigFig Raises $50M From Top Wall Street, Silicon Valley Investors

A unique robo-advisor business model received a stamp of approval from investors on both coasts. SigFig announced a $50 million Series E round anchored by Bain Capital, Union Square Ventures, DCM Ventures, UBS and New York Life. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2018

Series A funding helps FarmLead hire 25, expand U.S. footprint

A $6.5 million round of funding for Canada-based FarmLead has helped the agtech startup hire additional employees and grow its presence in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

Outreach"s latest funding round boosts estimated valuation to $500 million

Outreach's Series D round raises the sales tech startup's estimated valuation to $500 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Amazon-backed Vesper raises $23M, plans to have products on shelves this year

Boston-based startup Vesper Inc. has raised $23 million as it aims to capitalize on the rise of voice computing with its small, rugged, low-power microphone chips. The Series B round was led by Wisconsin-based American Family Ventures, which is bac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

3D-printing startup Formlabs raises $30M from Chinese backers

Somerville-based Formlabs Inc., one of a handful of Massachusetts 3D-printing startups battling to change the future of manufacturing, has raised a $30 million Series C round of investment with an eye toward expanding business in China and the res.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Manhattan startup raises $36M for platform that can test drugs" effectiveness

Aetion, a Manhattan startup with a software platform that assesses the effectiveness of drugs and other clinical interventions, has raised $36.4 million in a Series B round led by venture capital... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 13th, 2018

Google leads $8M funding for Austin"s PullRequest, to make software coders" lives easier

PullRequest Inc., an Austin-based startup that helps software coders catch bugs in their programs before they're released, has raised $8 million to hire more people and to develop new products. The series A round was led by Gradient Ventures, an art.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018