Archive Tag: startups

Former Instacart CFO Sagar Sanghvi joins Accel as its newest partner

Earlier this year, Instacart’s chief financial officer Sagar Sanghvi departed from the on-demand grocery delivery company after practically six years. And now he’s returning to his investing springs. Exclusively, Sanghvi has joined Accel as a partner focused on world growth-stage consumer and enterprise investments. Prior to becoming CFO of Instacart, Sanghvi served as the company’s […]

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How Colossal sold investors on a quest to resurrect a woolly mammoth

There are a growing number of companies interested in CRISPR’s potential to upend medicine. It’s probably safe to say there’s only one company interested in using the gene-editing system to create a living, breathing woolly mammoth. Or, at least, something pretty close to it. That’s the primary mission of a new company announced Colossal. Co-founded […]

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GM invests in radar software startup Oculii as demand for automated driving features rise

Oculii, a application startup which seeks to improve the spatial resolution of radar sensors by up to 100 -fold, has composed a brand-new investment from General Motors. The new funding, which the two companies say is in the millions, comes simply months after Oculii closed a $55 million Series B. Oculii and GM have already […]

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Mynd raises $57.3M at an $807M valuation to give people a way to invest in rental properties remotely

Mynd, a company that aims to make it easier for parties to buy and succeed single-family rental dimensions, announced today it has raised $57.3 million in funding from QED Investors. The financing ethics the Oakland, California-based company at $807 million, and fetches the company’s total developed to $174.9 million because it 2016 inception. Invesco Real […]

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Just raises $8M in its effort to beat Root at the car insurance game

Just Insure, a pay-per-mile insurance technology company, has raised$ 8 million in a fund round. CrossCut Ventures, ManchesterStory and Western Technology Investment co-led the speculation, which makes its total caused to $15.3 million since its January 2019 inception. Los Angeles-based Just says it use telematics “to reward safe motorists and reduce insurer bias” by looking […]

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3 strategies to make adopting new HR tech easier for hiring managers

Neil Morelli Contributor Share on Twitter Neil Morelli, Ph.D, is the chief industrial-organizational psychologist at Codility, a pre-hire assessment platform for software engineering talent. He has devoted more than 10 times in technology-enabled talent acquisition, facilitating Fortune 500 and venture-backed tech companies form efficient and all-inclusive hiring rehearsals. Recruiting for technical capacities is likely to […]

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Tile secures $40 million to take on Apple AirTag with new products

Tile, the maker of Bluetooth-powered lost item finder beacons and, more recently, a staunch Apple critic, has announced that it has raised $40 million in non-dilutive debt financing from Capital IP. The fund will be put towards investment in Tile’s finding engineerings, ahead of the company’s plan to unveil a new slate of outputs and […]

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Creative adtech is on the cusp of a revolution, and VCs should take note

Casey Saran Contributor Share on Twitter An ad tech ex-serviceman who has logged time at Google and The Rubicon Project( now Magnite ), Casey Saran is co-founder and CEO of Spaceback. 2021 has been a good year to be an adtech investor. Valuations are surging, Wall street is happy and exits are frequent and satisfying. […]

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Canva raises $200 million at a $40 billion valuation

Canva is now valued at $40 billion following a fresh fund insertion of $200 million( USD) in a round led by T. Rowe Price. New and existing investors participated in the round, including Franklin Templeton, Sequoia Capital Global Equities, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greenoaks Capital, Dragoneer Speculation, Blackbird, Felicis and AirTree Ventures. This round solidifies Canva […]

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Join Team TechCrunch at these speed networking sessions at Disrupt

Grab a scarlet Sharpie, halo September 20 on your docket( ooh, how old-school) and get ready to jumpstart your TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 networking experience. Sure, Disrupt’s “official” run is September 21 -2 3, but why wait to meet other movers and shakers in your specific tech list? We’re hosting a series of speed networking times […]

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