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VTEX raises $225M at a $1.7B valuation for e-commerce solutions aimed at retailers and brands
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VTEX raises $225M at a $1.7B valuation for e-commerce solutions aimed at retailers and brands

Retailers and consumer brands are focused more than ever in their histories on using e-commerce channels to connect with customers: the global health pandemic has disrupted much of their traditional business in places like physical stores, event venues and restaurants, and vending machines, and accelerated the hunt for newer ways to sell goods and services.…

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Rally raises $17M to expand a platform that lets you invest in (but not buy) collectibles
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Rally raises $17M to expand a platform that lets you invest in (but not buy) collectibles

When people ponder the investment opportunity around collectibles, they probably think about things like wine auctions, sales of very expensive, old cars or baseball cards, or maybe a pocket watch that made an unlikely appearance on an antiques TV show, hoping that their piece of treasured tat might one day also be worth millions. But…

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EasySend raises $16M from Intel, more for its no-code approach to automating B2C interfaces
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EasySend raises $16M from Intel, more for its no-code approach to automating B2C interfaces

No-code and low-code software have become increasingly popular ways for companies — especially those that don’t count technology as part of their DNA — to bring in more updated IT processes without the heavy lifting needed to build and integrate services from the ground up. As a mark of that trend, today, a company that…

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Osso VR raises $14 million to bring virtual reality to surgical and medical device training
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Osso VR raises $14 million to bring virtual reality to surgical and medical device training

It seems that distance learning is even coming for the healthcare industry. As remote work becomes the order of the day in the COVID-19 era, any tool that can bring training and education services to folks across industries is gaining a huge amount of investor interest — and that includes healthcare. Virtual reality tools like…

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ActBlue Raises Nearly $31 Million Following Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
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ActBlue Raises Nearly $31 Million Following Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death

Left-wing ActBlue raised a record amount of money from Friday evening until Saturday morning following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. According to ActBlue’s website, which keeps track of donations, Democrat candidates and causes raised nearly $31 million over a 12-hour period, which spanned from 9:00 p.m. Eastern to 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Saturday. The…

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Brightseed raises $27 million for phytonutrient identification tech used in food and nutraceuticals
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Brightseed raises $27 million for phytonutrient identification tech used in food and nutraceuticals

Brightseed, the company launched by former Hampton Creek head of research and development, Jim Flatt, to identify the presence of specific nutrients in plants that are believed to boost human health, has raised $27 million in its latest round of funding, the company said. Brightseed will use the financing, in part, to complete clinical studies…

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