Monday, September 27, 2021
Allbirds If you’d rather take a risk and join a budding business than be bound to the rungs of the corporate ladder, startup life may be right for you. But when your potential employer hasn’t existed for more than a few years and may not even have a product, let alone profits, how can you…
Hong Kong (CNN Business)Impossible Foods has secured about half a billion dollars in fresh funding, despite the global economic turmoil triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. The latest funding for the popular plant-based protein startup mostly came from heavyweight investors in Asia, where Impossible has ambitions to grow. South Korea's Mirae Asset Global Investments joined as…
Startup news startups Swiss keyboard startup Typewise has bagged a $1 million seed round to build out a typo-busting, ‘privacy-safe’ next word prediction engine designed to run entirely offline. No cloud connectivity, no data mining risk is the...
Podhero is offering listeners a new way to pay their favorite podcasters. The startup behind the app is led by Pete Curley and Garret Heaton, who previously founded HipChat (sold to Atlassian) and launched Swoot last year, which was focused...
Editor’s note:  Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. You could almost hear the internet cracking apart this week as international businesses pulled away from Hong...
Unlike most sectors, edtech has been booming over the last few months. Flashcards startup Quizlet is now a unicorn, digital textbook company Top Hat is finding unprecedented surges in usage and student success business Edsights raised nearly $2 million...
(BigStock Image)Seattle-area companies grabbed 13 spots on a list from Forbes on Tuesday that calls out “America’s Best Startup Employers.” The inaugural ranking from the magazine, in partnership with market research company Statista, identifies companies that are liked best by employees. Five hundred startups made the list after 2,500 U.S. businesses with at least 50…
SafetyCulture, the Australian enterprise software company that manages security and compliance checks at companies around the world, has raised $35.5 million at an $800 million valuation in its latest round of funding. Nearly half of the new money was meant to provide liquidity to employee shareholders who had been with the company over three years,…
Startup news startups Scores of online learning startups have emerged in India in recent years to serve school-age students. More than 250 million students are enrolled across schools in urban and rural parts of the country. Whether one is...
The company is now worth $890M off the back of 600% customer growth This morning, Coalition announced that it has closed a $90 million Series C. The funding comes around a year after the cybersecurity insurance startup raised a $40...