Fundings

Market research firm GlobalWebIndex takes first VC with $40M Series A

Market research firm GlobalWebIndex, which provides consumer insight data for marketing purposes for customers including Google, Spotify, WPP, IPG and Omnicom Group, has closed a $40 million Series A round. The funding is its first VC raise, almost a decade after the business was founded. The investment comes from New York-based growth fund Stripes Group, along with a …

Market research firm GlobalWebIndex takes first VC with $40M Series A Read More »

FinAccel raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia

FinAccel, a Southeast Asia-based startup that offers a digital credit card service in Indonesia, has closed a $30 million Series B round as it begins to consider overseas expansion. The Singapore company launched its Kredivo service two years ago to help consumers pay online in Southeast Asia, where credit card penetration is typically low, and it is …

FinAccel raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia Read More »

League raises $62M Series B to fix corporate health care benefits

League founder and CEO Michael Serbinis League, an online platform that wants to reduce the strain of managing health benefits for companies and employees alike, announced today that it has raised a $62 million Series B. The round was led by TELUS Ventures, with participation from Wittington Ventures and returning investors OMERS, Infinite Potential Group, …

League raises $62M Series B to fix corporate health care benefits Read More »

Hong Kong co-working startup Campfire pulls in $18M ahead of global expansion

WeWork may be doubling down on Asia, having initially focused its efforts on China, but that isn’t stopping local players from hatching ambitious expansion plans of their own. One of those eying new markets is Hong Kong-based Campfire, which tries to stand out from the crowd with industry-focused spaces. Today, the startup announced it has …

Hong Kong co-working startup Campfire pulls in $18M ahead of global expansion Read More »

Industrial robots startup Gideon Brothers raises $765K led by TransferWise co-founder

Gideon Brothers, an ambitious startup out of Croatia that is building autonomous robots to put to work in warehouses and other industrial logistics, has quietly raised $765,000 in funding. The round is led by TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus, who has become an increasingly active investor, recently backing fintech Cleo, legal tech startup Juro, and satellite …

Industrial robots startup Gideon Brothers raises $765K led by TransferWise co-founder Read More »

Cogito scores $37M as AI-driven sentiment analysis biz grows

Cogito announced a $37 million Series C investment today led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Previous investors Salesforce Ventures and OpenView also chipped in. Mark Midle of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, has joined Cogito’s Board of Directors The company has raised over $64 million since it emerged from the MIT Human Dynamics Lab back in …

Cogito scores $37M as AI-driven sentiment analysis biz grows Read More »

With its goofy video loops, YC backed Splish wants to be the ‘anti-Instagram’

Is there any space on kids’ homescreens for another social sharing app to poke in? Y Combinator backed Splish wants to have a splash at it (😊) — with a super-short-form video and photo sharing app aimed at the under-25s. The SF-based startup began bootstrapping out of their college dorm rooms last July, playing around with …

With its goofy video loops, YC backed Splish wants to be the ‘anti-Instagram’ Read More »

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!