Series A Round

MotorK drives away with $10 mln Series A

Italy-based<b> MotorK</b>, an provider of digital services for the European car industry, has secured $10 million in Series A funding. The lead investors …

Investing

Boom Airlines Wants to Make Supersonic Travel a Reality

Consumers could be closer to cruising in a plane at Mach 2.2 (1,451 mph) to their favorite destination in half the time. Today, Denver-based <b>Boom</b>, the …

Aerospace

Machine learning-driven analytics startup DataRobot raises $54M

Just over a year after securing $33 million in funding from a group of top investors, DataRobot Inc. is back at the venture capital trough.<p>The …

Machine Learning

Retail tech startup Mobisy Technologies raises bridge round

Bangalore-based Mobisy Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates supply chain automation platform Bizom and mobile marketplace app Distiman, has raised …

Startups

Boom Technology picks up $33 million in new funding to build supersonic jet

Colorado-based Boom Technology has raised $33 million in a Series A round to build and fly its first supersonic jet, a one-third-scale prototype …

Aerospace

Mythic launches a chip to enable computer vision and voice control on any device

Hardware that responds to voice commands is already out there and probably in your hand or house right now. Whether it’s a smartphone, smart speaker or wearable, it has to connect to the cloud to deliver answers. Now, a startup called Mythic (formerly known as Isocline) is launching a chip and …

Programming

Payments start-up Airpay raises Rs24 crore in Series A round

<b>New Delhi:</b> Airpay Payment Services Pvt. Ltd, a start-up that runs omni-channel payments platform Airpay, has raised series A funding of Rs24 crore …

Startups

Dallas Real Estate Startup Called Door Raises $2.3M

A Dallas startup that aims to ease the burden of buying and selling a home has raised $2.3 million from investors including real estate developer …

Real Estate

Monsanto Backs FarmLead, A Mobile Tech Platform For Grower-To-Buyer Grain Sales

Seed-maker Monsanto is planting a little seed cash – okay, technically Series A – into a mobile tech platform for buying and selling grain and other farm products.<p>FarmLead, a Canadian startup in the process of relocating to Chicago, is looking to disrupt the decades-old market for trading things …

Monsanto

GrabOnRent Internet To Raise Series A Round of About $3M

GrabOnRent, is close to raising $3 million (Rs 19.5 crore) in Series A funding from new and existing investors, two persons familiar with the …

Capitalism

Digital health startups raise $92M as deal flow accelerates

Amid the uncertainty that House Republicans’ version of healthcare reform and the Trump administration’s budget proposal have stirred, it’s been a …

Digital Health

Cervin Ventures - Cervin Ventures Announces New $56M Fund

<b>Cervin Ventures Fund III</b><p>Cervin Ventures is pleased to announce the closing of Fund III, establishing our firm as a premier seed fund focused on …

Venture Capital

Andreessen Horowitz leads Series A round for LimeBike

<b>LimeBike,</b> a bike-sharing startup, has raised $12 million in Series A funding. <b>Andreessen Horowitz</b> led the round with participation from other …

Venture Capital

Indonesia’s Pawoon app for small businesses raises series A

Pawoon, one of the point-of-sales startups targeting Indonesia’s millions of small and medium businesses, has raised a series A round of funding.<p>The …

Startups

CareDox Closes $6.4 Million Funding to Improve Healthcare for Every U.S. Student

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 15, 2017) - CareDox, a company that improves children's health with technology by efficiently connecting schools, …

Health Care

Recommended Reading: March 15, 2017

<b>Spotify Partners with Waze</b><p>Spotify has teamed up with Waze to bridge music and navigation and make the overall experience as seamless as possible. …

WeChat

Belgian accounting start-up Silverfin raised £3.7 million to expand to the UK despite Brexit

LONDON — Belgian-based financial accounting start-up Silverfin has raised £3.7 million ($4.5 million) and will use part of the funds to expand to the UK.<p>The Series A round was led by Index Ventures, with additional participation from existing investors. The capital will be used to open an office in …

Startups

Rock stars party, MCs invest

In the world of music, rock stars party while MCs invest.<p>Following the launch of Jay Z’s new VC vehicle, Arrive, earlier this month, we did a data pull on how music industry moguls spend their ducats. And hip hop artists are way ahead of rock stars when it comes to making tech investments, …

Startups

Draper Triangle leads fintech startup's $5.5M round

Draper Triangle Ventures, one of Pittsburgh’s largest venture capital firms, led a $5.5 million Series A financing round for Autobooks. Based in …

Startups

Autobooks raises $5.5 million to help banks serve small businesses

Autobooks, a startup that offers payment and accounting software for online banking platforms, has raised a $5.5 million Series A round of financing, …

Banking

Series A Crunch: Why And What’s Next

2015 was a banner year for startup funding with over $2.3 Bn invested across 1000 deals. Things are much slower in startup land and startups are …

Startups

Chowbotics is a company that wants a robot named Sally to make your salad

Why it matters to you<p>Robots are playing an ever-larger part in the food industry, and Chowbotics wants its salad-making robot Sally to make a huge …

Robots

Food-delivery startup targeting office workers raises $6M to expand - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Foodsby's online-delivery service targets office buildings.<p>Screen shot<p>Foodsby, a food-delivery startup that targets office buildings, has closed on a …

Startups

RiskSense nabs $14 mln Series A

<b>RiskSense</b>, a provider of cyber risk management solutions, has increased its Series A round to $14 million. The company’s investors included <b>Jump</b> …

Cybersecurity

Kidizen lands $3.2M in VC, ramps up hiring - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Kidizen makes an app for buying and selling used kids' clothes.<p>Kidizen<p>Kidizen, a startup that runs an online marketplace for buying and selling used …

Startups

Chowbotics raises $5 million for salad-making robots named Sally, of course

Chowbotics Inc. has landed $5 million in a Series A round of venture funding to develop what it’s calling food service robots. These are machines designed to prepare food in restaurants, cafeterias and hotels, as well as food courts in airports, malls and hospitals. The company’s flagship product, …

Robots

GeoPost acquires delivery startup Stuart

GeoPost, the international subsidiary of the French Groupe La Poste, has acquired “last-mile” delivery startup Stuart.<p>Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, though it should be noted that GeoPost already held a 22 percent stake in the French startup, having led its €22 million Series A round in late …

Startups

Space startups risk a bursting investment bubble

WASHINGTON — Space startup companies seeking to raise money may face problems in the years ahead, particularly in satellite and launch markets where …

Venture Capital

Lessons learnt along the Taxibeat journey

Having been an investor, vocal cheerleader and quite involved with Taxibeat from day one up until the company was sold, I am very happy with the …

Entrepreneurship

Swedish fintech startup Qapital raises $12 million in a Series A round

Sweden’s Qapital has raised $12 million in a Series A round from Industrifonden, Northzone, Rocketship VC and Anthemis Exponential Ventures.<p>The …

Startups