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- DNX Ventures closes $315M for B2B fund
VC investor DNX Ventures closed its third fund, DNX Ventures Fund III, focused on early-stage B2B startups. The Silicon Valley firm plans to invest in seed-plus and Series A rounds for U.S.- and Japan-based startups in sectors including cloud and enterprise software, cybersecurity, fintech and retail tech.
- Progress to acquire Chef for $220M
Enterprise software provider Progress announced plans to acquire DevOps company Chef for $220 million in cash. Founded in 2008, Seattle-based Chef previously raised at least $105 million in venture funding.
- Snowflake sets IPO price range for NYSE debut
Data cloud warehouse company Snowflake has set a price range of between $75 and $85 per share for its upcoming IPO. If it prices in the middle of that range, the San Mateo-based company would have a valuation of $22.3 billion.
- BYJU’S raises $500M from Silver Lake
Online learning unicorn BJYU’S has raised $500 million in a new round that reportedly sets a $10.8 billion valuation for the India-based company. Silver Lake led the financing, which comes as venture and growth investment in the edtech space is hitting historical highs amid skyrocketing demand for distance learning.
- Truepill lands $75M for at-home testing
San Mateo-based Truepill closed on $75 million in Series C funding to launch an at-home lab testing network by the end of the year. Founded in 2016, the company has previously been best known for its pharmacy fulfillment services.
- LightForce secures $14M for 3D braces
LightForce Orthodontics secured a $14 million Series B funding round of funding to continue developing its customizable 3D-printed braces. Tyche Partners led the financing for the Boston-based company, which uses cloud-based CAD software to predict where teeth will be going to create braces.
- Keep up with the Crunchbase News Briefing
To keep up on breaking news throughout the day, check out the Crunchbase News Briefing. This new and continuously updated daily feature on our main news site has summaries of notable funding announcements, IPOs, M&A, and other happenings in the startup world.
- The monthly rundown: Startups to watch
In this month’s edition of “The Monthly Rundown: Startups to Watch” series, Crunchbase Sales Manager Shamus Noonan highlights five of the hottest startups you should be thinking about for your next outreach. From quantum computing to phishing attack platforms, Shamus’s August list of top five startups features a variety of companies across industries and geographies.
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