Executive Jobs Opportunities in Electric Vehicles (Some that Fly), Dating Apps, and NY Startups

Check out these great hidden executive job opportunities from Crunchbase:

  • Why SPACs are targeting EV companiesThis year, a slew of electric vehicle and aircraft companies have announced their intentions to go public through a SPAC. Among them are electric-bus maker Proterra, charging station company EVgo, electric-truck startup Xos, and two electric aircraft developers. We look at the factors behind the rush to public markets.
  • Striim closes on $50M for cloud dataStriim, a developer of tools for companies to move their data in real-time to the cloud, closed a $50 million Series C round. Goldman Sachs Growth Equity led the financing for the Palo Alto-based company, which has seen triple-digit growth in the last few years.
  • Q&A with ‘video first’ dating app founder Kim KaplanSnack recently raised $3.5 million in pre-seed funding for its “video first” dating app. Founder Kim Kaplan explains why she decided to start Snack and what she sees as the future of dating services in the age of TikTok.
  • Lilium going public, HighRadius raises $300MLilium, a German electric air taxi startup, is planning to go public in the U.S. through a merger with a SPAC. In other news, HighRadius, a Houston-based fintech enterprise SaaS company, closed a $300 million Series C round at a $3.1 billion valuation.
  • New York startup funding spikesNew York companies raised over $7.6 billion in seed through late-stage venture funding in 2021, putting the city on track for a record-setting year. We break down the data and look at what’s driving investors’ enthusiasm, focusing on mega rounds, top sectors, escalating valuations and big exits.
  • Sole female founders saw funding fallU.S. startups overall raised a record $143 billion in 2020. Yet funding to startups founded solely by female entrepreneurs dropped 22 percent during the pandemic year, Crunchbase data shows, bringing in a total of just $3.2 billion. We look at potential factors behind the fall in funding.
  • Keep up with the Crunchbase News BriefingTo 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.
  • Duo aims to reverse decline in women’s economic participationVenture capitalists Heather Jerrehian and Nicole DeMeo are taking action to address the economic and social causes behind a massive exodus of women from the workforce with a new fund called How Women Invest. Learn more about the fund and how investing in female founders may be a powerful tactic to combat the disproportionate effects being felt by women in today’s economy.

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