Category: raises

Beto Raises $4.5 Million in 3Q: Campaign Touts ‘No Bullsh*t Path’ Forward
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Beto Raises $4.5 Million in 3Q: Campaign Touts ‘No Bullsh*t Path’ Forward

Mario Tama/Getty Images Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D) campaign announced $4.5 million raised in the third quarter, but it admitted that it is not enough, touting a “no-bullshit path for Beto” moving forward. O’Rourke’s campaign announced on Friday $4.5 million raised in the third quarter, putting him near the bottom of the barrel compared…

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Khatabook raises $25M to help businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments
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Khatabook raises $25M to help businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments

Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to keep a log of their financial transactions. A nine-month old startup that is helping them digitize their bookkeeping and accept online payments just…

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Engage:BDR raises $26.25M to fund its NetZero publisher payments
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Engage:BDR raises $26.25M to fund its NetZero publisher payments

Engage:BDR announced today that it has raised $23.25 million in new funding. CEO Ted Dhanik told me that this includes both debt and equity funding, and will be used to grow the company’s NetZero payments program. NetZero is designed to address the ongoing issue of long delays faced by publishers before they get paid by advertisers.…

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LunchClub raises $4M from a16z for its AI warm intro service
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LunchClub raises $4M from a16z for its AI warm intro service

There are apps out there that help you find friends, find dates and find your distant family histories, but when it comes to “growing your professional network,” the options are shockingly bad, we’re talking LinkedIn here. Lunchclub is a startup that’s looking to help users navigate finding new connections inside specific industries. The company has…

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Voyage raises $31 million to bring driverless taxis to communities
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Voyage raises $31 million to bring driverless taxis to communities

Voyage, the autonomous vehicle startup that spun out of Udacity, announced Thursday it has raised $31 million in a round led by Franklin Templeton. Khosla Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures and Chevron Technology Ventures also participated in the round. The company, which operates a ride-hailing service in retirement communities using self-driving cars supported by…

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Bestmile raises $16.5 million to manage human and AI-driven fleets
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Bestmile raises $16.5 million to manage human and AI-driven fleets

Bestmile, a transportation software startup, has raised $16.5 million in a Series B round led by Blue Lagoon Capital and TransLink Capital. Existing investors Road Ventures, Partech, Groupe ADP, Airbus Ventures, Serena and others also participated in the round. The company, which launched in 2014, has raised $31 million to date. Bestmile has developed fleet…

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Nyca Partners raises $210M to invest in fintech startups
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Nyca Partners raises $210M to invest in fintech startups

Nyca Partners, a firm with investments in financial technology businesses including PayRange, Trellis, Affirm and Acorns, has collected another $210 million for its third venture capital fund. Located in New York, Nyca’s debut fund closed on $31 million in 2014. Its second fund, a similarly focused fintech effort, raised $125 million in 2017. Venture capital…

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