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- Airtable lands $185M Series D
Project management software company Airtable has landed $185 million in a Series D funding round, bringing its valuation to $2.5 billion. Thrive Capital led the round for the San Francisco-based company, which aims to make it easier for teams to plan events, projects or product development by keeping track of timelines and workflows.
- Oracle announces deal for US TikTok operations
Oracle and TikTok will become business partners in the U.S. under a deal meant to satisfy Trump administration national security concerns around the China-based video-sharing app. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the federal government plans to review the deal this week.
- nTopology banks $40M for design software
New York-based nTopology, a developer of software used in design and manufacturing of 3D-printed parts and products, just raised $40 million in a Series C funding round led by Insight Partners. The company says it has seen rapid growth in recent months, with its software currently in use by thousands of engineers on projects in the aerospace, automotive, medical and consumer products industries.
- Brightseed scoops up $27M to find phytonutrients
Brightseed, developer of an artificial intelligence platform to discover phytonutrients hidden in nature, closed on $27 million in a growth financing round led by Lewis & Clark AgriFood. The financing brings the San Francisco-based company’s total funding to $52 million since its inception in 2017.
- Hetz Ventures raises $77M for Israeli B2B startups
Tel Aviv-based Hetz Ventures closed on a $77 million second fund that will invest in Israel-based companies in the B2B enterprise technology space. Crunchbase News sits down with co-founder Judah Taub to discuss hot areas for investment and what partners look for in a fundable startup.
- Airmeet raises $12M for virtual events
Airmeet, a 1-year-old virtual events platform based in Bengaluru, India, raised $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Redpoint Ventures. The company’s platform features a ballroom-style social lounge with virtual tables for serendipitous encounters and a “speed networking” lobby.
- Survey: Fintech on the rise amid pandemic
Eighty percent of Americans now say they can manage their finances without a physical bank branch, according to a new survey commissioned by Plaid. The survey showed that when COVID-19 hit, fintech adoption accelerated and Americans reported using more apps more frequently, and for more financial tasks.
- 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.
- Report: Venture funding across U.S. regions
Following the release of our latest report, The State of Global Venture Funding During COVID-19, we take a deeper dive into the most active venture funding ecosystem in the world: the U.S. We focus on the Southern, Western, Northeastern and Midwestern regions to provide a better understanding of where pockets of opportunity may exist in the second half of 2020.
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