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- Airbnb files confidentially for IPO
Airbnb is finally going public. The San Francisco-based unicorn announced it has submitted a confidential filing for an initial public offering of undisclosed size. The planned offering, which comes as the pandemic continues to depress travel and hospitality spending, will nonetheless rank as one the largest and most anticipated in years.
- Lunar tech startup ispace lands $28M
Japanese space tech startup ispace has raised $28 million in a Series B round led by an Incubate Fund-managed investment vehicle. The new funding will go to develop a commercial lunar landing for ispace’s first mission, planned for 2022, as well as its second mission, which is planned for 2023.
- Exo raises $40M for ultrasound device
Redwood City, California-based Exo, a startup developing a handheld ultrasound device, secured $40 million in Series B extension funding. The 5-year-old company is currently pairing its device with workflow apps to give hospitals and clinics better software to speed up imaging during emergencies.
- BlockFi raises $50M for crypto investors
BlockFi, a provider of cryptocurrency-focused financial products, including zero-fee trading and interest-bearing accounts, raised $50 million in a Series C round led by Morgan Creek Digital. The new funding is the Jersey City-based company’s third in the past 12 months, and comes just six months after a $30 million Series B round.
- Yalochat talks up $15M Series B
Yalochat, a provider of AI-enabled software for online customer communication, landed $15 million in a Series B round led by B Capital Group. The funding follows several quarters of rapid growth for the San Francisco-based company, which has been expanding in Latin America and India.
- Lifesize buys whiteboarding startup Kaptivo
Lifesize, a maker of video conferencing software and meeting room devices, announced it has paid an undisclosed sum to acquire Kaptivo, the developer of a camera system that turns whiteboards into digital collaboration tools.
- Tapping into diverse tech talent
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