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- Grab eyes another $200M
Southeast Asian ride-hailing leader Grab is reportedly raising $200 million from South Korea’s Stic Investments in what would rank as the latest of many giant fundraising rounds. The Singapore-based company is among the most richly financed tech startups in the region, having raised more than $10 billion to date, including billions from SoftBank.
- Microsoft pursues deal for TikTok’s US operations
Microsoft announced that it is actively pursuing an acquisition of the U.S. operations of short video-sharing app TikTok, following a conversation between CEO Satya Nadella and President Trump. The software giant said it will move quickly to pursue negotiations with TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, completing discussions no later than Sept. 15.
- Apploi acquired Healthgig
Recruitment platform Apploi has acquired credential management startup Healthgig, Crunchbase News exclusively reports. Founded in 2018, Healthgig provides credential management tools aimed at helping health professionals manage their careers online.
- Volante closes on $35M for fintech tools
After nearly two decades of organic profitability, fintech company Volante Technologies raised its first outside investment of $35 million in a growth funding round led by Wavecrest Growth Partners. The New York-headquartered company plans to use the funds to expand its cloud-based payments and financial messaging offerings.
- Feather lands $30M line for furniture rental
Furniture rental startup Feather secured a $30 million credit line from Credit Suisse to drive growth into new markets. The three-year-old, New York-based startup makes and rents furniture for urban dwellers.
- MikMak secures $10M to match brands and retailers
Online retail marketing and insights provider MikMak raised $10 million in a Series A round. The New York-based startup will use the funding to expand its platform, which helps brands manage their e-commerce strategies by gaining real-time insights across major online retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart, as well as online media.
- Female founders shine in Latin American fintech
In Latin America women are stepping up as fintech leaders, with five times as many female-founded companies in the space as the global average. Overall, fintech received 31 percent of the region’s venture capital, and more than 35 percent of Latin American startups in the sector have female founders.
- Yotpo raises $75M for e-commerce marketing
Yotpo, operator of a platform for online marketing, has secured $75 million in a Series E round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The New York-based company plans to use the funds to invest in product and engineering, with a goal of hitting $100 million in annual recurring revenue by early next year.
- Radish snaps up $63M for serial fiction
Serialized fiction app Radish landed $63.2 million in Series A funding, led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao Page, to tap into Hollywood’s storytelling community. Currently romance is one of the top genres, but New York- and Seoul-based Radish would like to expand to horror, mystery and thriller.
- Breezeway lands $8M for property management
Property management startup Breezeway secured $8 million in a Series A round led by Schooner Capital, Crunchbase News exclusively reports. The Boston-based company operates a platform aimed at making it easier for property managers to oversee cleaning, preparation and maintenance of rentals.
- ANA Therapeutics secures $5M for COVID-19 treatment
ANA Therapeutics has raised $5 million in its inaugural funding round and is now one of the first companies to have its COVID-19 treatment go into human clinical trials. Founders launched the Foster City, California-based startup earlier this year to examine whether the anti-inflammatory drug niclosamide has potential to treat COVID-19.
- Cashdrop snags seed funds for mobile storefronts
Cashdrop, a startup that helps businesses create and manage an online storefront from a smartphone, has landed $2.7 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by Harlem Capital. The Chicago-based company enables users to have online stores up and running in under 15 minutes.
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