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Bunch raises $3.8 million for video chat for mobile games

BUNCH RAISES $3.8 MILLION FOR VIDEO CHAT FOR MOBILE GAMES

Bunch has raised $3.8 million in funding for its app that lets people play mobile games with friends over video chat. London Venture...

Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers' cashiers with cameras

STANDARD COGNITION RAISES $40M TO REPLACE RETAILERS' CASHIERS WITH CAMERAS

The Amazon Go store requires hundreds of cameras to detect who's picking up what items. Standard Cognition needs just 27 to go after...

 
 
 
Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV

PLUS-SIZED CLOTHING STARTUP DIA&CO GETS ANOTHER $70M FROM SEQUOIA, USV

The retail industry has and continues to fail the growing number of American women size 14 or larger, says Nadia Boujarwah, the co-founder...

Airtable raises $100 million to build out enterprise offerings

AIRTABLE RAISES $100 MILLION TO BUILD OUT ENTERPRISE OFFERINGS

Airtable, a platform that combines the best of spreadsheets and databases in a no-code package, has raised $100 million at a valuation...

 
 
 
Wall Street is worried that a $1 billion acquisition will allow Virtu to spy on clients, but the firm has a big plan to quell those anxieties

WALL STREET IS WORRIED THAT A $1 BILLION ACQUISITION WILL ALLOW VIRTU TO SPY ON CLIENTS, BUT THE FIRM HAS A BIG PLAN TO QUELL THOSE ANXIETIES

Virtu Financial last week announced it would acquire ITG, the New York broker dealer. The acquisition will position Virtu to break...

Dragos Raises $37 Million to Secure Industrial Systems

DRAGOS RAISES $37 MILLION TO SECURE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS

Two years ago when Rob Lee first sought funding for his cybersecurity startup Dragos , most venture capitalists didn't deem the business...

 
 
 
Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES HAS A FRESH $1B TO INVEST IN STARTUPS

Bain Capital Ventures , the venture capital arm of the private equity giant Bain Capital, has brought in $1 billion to invest in startups...

 
 
 
Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES CLOSES NEW FUNDS TOTALING $1 BILLION FOR STARTUPS IN SAAS, SECURITY, FINANCIAL TECH, AND HEALTH

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth...

Uber's CEO is 'anxious' for more details about murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but says Saudi Arabia still deserves a board seat

UBER'S CEO IS 'ANXIOUS' FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT MURDERED JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGGI, BUT SAYS SAUDI ARABIA STILL DESERVES A BOARD SEAT

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi is 'anxious' to learn about the circumstances behind the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi...

 
 
 
Inside the Launch: The Power of Good Fund

INSIDE THE LAUNCH: THE POWER OF GOOD FUND

We could not be more excited to announce that beginning January 2019, we'll be donating 1% of sales from bareMinerals boutiques and...

Meet Jennifer Tejada, the secret weapon of one of Silicon Valley's fastest-growing enterprise software startups

MEET JENNIFER TEJADA, THE SECRET WEAPON OF ONE OF SILICON VALLEY'S FASTEST-GROWING ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE STARTUPS

PagerDuty, an eight-year-old, San Francisco-based company that sends companies information about their technology, doesn't receive...

 
 
 
Assassin's Creed Board Game Brotherhood of Venice Launched on Kickstarter and Was Quickly Funded

ASSASSIN'S CREED BOARD GAME BROTHERHOOD OF VENICE LAUNCHED ON KICKSTARTER AND WAS QUICKLY FUNDED

Earlier this year, Ubisoft announced a board game project for Assassin's Creed , which is called Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood of Venice....

Meditation app Simple Habit raises $10 million Series A

MEDITATION APP SIMPLE HABIT RAISES $10 MILLION SERIES A

Five-minute meditation app Simple Habit announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A, led by Foundation Capital. The round...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Anorak raises £5M Series A for its life insurance advice platform

ANORAK RAISES £5M SERIES A FOR ITS LIFE INSURANCE ADVICE PLATFORM

Anorak Technologies , the U.K. startup building a life insurance advice platform , has raised £5 million in Series A funding. Notably,...

BOEHRINGER POWERS CANCER VACCINE STARTUP AMAL TO B ROUND

Amal Therapeutics has added €21.2 million to its series B round. Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund co-led the financing to tee Amal...

 
 
 
Hedge funds just suffered through their worst month in 8 years - here's why their struggles could just be getting started

HEDGE FUNDS JUST SUFFERED THROUGH THEIR WORST MONTH IN 8 YEARS - HERE'S WHY THEIR STRUGGLES COULD JUST BE GETTING STARTED

The stock market's so-called Red October was difficult for investors of all types, and hedge funds were no exception. The group lost...

Atomico leads $24 million investment in UI prototyping platform Framer

ATOMICO LEADS $24 MILLION INVESTMENT IN UI PROTOTYPING PLATFORM FRAMER

Framer, a Netherlands-based UI prototyping startup, has raised $24 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico, with participation...