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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

Fast growth, hiring binges, millions in funding: Buffalo-based startups offer slivers of hope

A look at startup land in Buffalo during Covid-19......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2020

ConverseNow adds millions in funding to help restaurants keep cooking during pandemic

The startup's platform provides restaurants a "contactless" way to interact with its consumers, so diners can order food while practicing social distancing during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2020

London’s TransFICC Wins $7.1m Series A Round

British fintech startup TransFICC has raised a £5.75 million ($7.14m) Series A funding round, as it aims to extend market coverage for its e-trading API solution. The round was led by AlbionVC,… The post London’s TransFICC Wins $7.1m.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringMay 4th, 2020

East Bay energy tech startup raises $25M for ultra-fast electric car charging stations

Located in an old Chrysler and Dodge manufacturing building, energy tech company FreeWire Technologies has secured a $25 million funding round led by BP Ventures. The money will go toward commercializing the San Leandro-based company's latest supe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Cruise adds a chief legal officer as the nearly $20 billion self-driving startup bolsters its executive ranks (GM)

Cruise Cruise has hired prominent California lawyer Jeff Bleich, a former US Ambassador to Australia, as its chief legal officer. Cru.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2020

Fast-growing Triad startup gets PPP approval, prepares to add jobs, boost space seven-fold

Here's how a PPP loan might help a startup launched less than a year ago move from Winston-Salem to Davidson County to increase its footprint seven-fold and double its workforce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Will startup funding dry up in Buffalo? Local investors weigh in

Buffalo's startup ecosystem has been growing. But can it survive the mother of all stress tests?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2020

Fast-growing KC tech startup experiences "significant" uptick during pandemic

Daupler CEO John Bertrand shares how the Kansas City company is helping cities and water companies adapt during the pandemic, collaborate on work orders remotely and save time......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Chandler fraud prevention startup acquired in reported $500M deal

Emailage is a fast-growing software-as-a-service company tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Catching up with one of St. Louis" biggest dealmakers on its 10th acquisition and a potential IPO

The fast-growing company says it's prepping itself for an eventual IPO, though the timeline for that event remains unclear......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

Fast-growing fintech expands San Francisco office

When I recently sat down with Personal Capital CEO Jay Shah, he was eager to tell me the online financial adviser and wealth management company would not be joining the Bay Area exodus, saying that plans were underway to actually expand the San Francisco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2020

Former Medicis exec has new Valley pharmaceutical firm on fast track

A Valley health care exec is bringing new dermatology products to the market, and bringing many former employees of Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical into his fast-growing startup......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

Leading a company with over $20M in funding, this newly named CEO is tackling ‘wildly underserved" market

A fast-growing Richardson company that’s racked up more than $20 million in funding has a new leader......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

San Mateo video security startup joins the unicorn club

Rapidly growing security video startup Verkada Inc.'s valuation jumped by more than $1 billion in an $80 million Series C funding it disclosed on Wednesday. The San Mateo company is now valued at about $1.6 billion and has aggressive plans to increase i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Catalyte closes another multimillion-dollar funding round to start 2020

Baltimore's fast-growing Catalyte is kicking off 2020 armed with $14.7 million in new funding, according to recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm, which focuses on workforce development in the software space, offic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Startup to create non-addictive painkiller raises $30M

Saint Louis University said Tuesday that “one of the biggest investments in research commercialization” in the university’s history has come as result of a San Diego-based startup’s recently announced $30 million Series A funding round. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Political tech startup Civic Eagle just doubled its funding

Political tech startup Civic Eagle has raised a $1.3 million seed round, bringing its total funding to over $2 million, the company announced Thursday. The company will use the money to hire for its team, as well as focus on R&D for its main produ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

St. Louis-based restaurant chain to open 2 locations in Nashville

A fast-growing breakfast and lunch eatery from St. Louis has plans to bring two restaurants to Music City next fall. Brant Baldanza, co-owner of St. Louis-based OG Hospitality, which runs The Shack Breakfast & Lunch, told the Nashville Business Jour.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019

Bellevue communications agency grows quickly as it adds emerging technology clients

After gaining traction as the communications engine for Microsoft, WE Communications is growing fast as it adds more, smaller tech clients in the Puget Sound region. The Bellevue-based communications agency has 23 offices worldwide in over 100 marke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2019

Unicorns Have to Live in the Now, Not the Starry Future

Investors are growing increasingly skittish about funding fast-growing but sometimes cash-hungry businesses......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 19th, 2019