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- These are the final startups going public in 2020
December is here, which means the year-end rush to the public markets has begun. Airbnb, Wish, Affirm and Roblox are among the high-flying startups that have filed to go public in recent weeks, lining up a busy final month of 2020 for IPOs. And if there are any other companies that want to go public this year, time is running out.
- Proscia picks up $23M for digital pathology
Philadelphia-based Proscia, a provider of digital and computational pathology tools, secured a $23 million Series B round of funding led by Scale Venture Partners. The 6-year-old company plans to use the funds to accelerate the global adoption of digital pathology technology.
- Facebook acquiring Kustomer for a reported $1B
Facebook announced that it plans to acquire customer relationship management startup Kustomer in a deal reportedly valued around $1 billion. The New York-based startup, which is backed by investors including Battery Ventures and Tiger Global Management, previously raised more than $173 million in funding.
- DoorDash could see valuation up to $30B in IPO
Food-delivery app DoorDash is poised to raise up to $2.8 billion in its initial public offering, according to a new filing. Its valuation is expected to grow to $30 billion, up from $16 billion last June.
- Biden appointees have ties to tech
As President-elect Joe Biden moves ahead with appointments to key government roles, it’s notable that quite a few of the people selected have ties to the tech, startup and venture capital spheres. Their backgrounds range from a full-time VC, to a venture adviser and investor, to a professor at a business school with deep ties to the founder community.
- Keep up with the Crunchbase News Briefing
To keep up on breaking news throughout the day, check out the Crunchbase News Briefing. This 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.
- Three ways to empower female engineers
Today, women account for a disproportionately small share of software engineering positions. After 15 years of navigating being a woman in a predominantly male industry, Tal Barak-Manela, director of engineering at Capacity, shares three ways management can get on board with setting women up for success in technical roles.
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