6 05, 2021

Berlin’s Razor Group raises $400M to buy and scale Amazon Marketplace merchants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-05-06T02:33:44+00:00 May 6th, 2021|Amazon, BlackRock, eCommerce, Europe, FBA, Funding, global founders capital, roll-ups, TC, Uncategorized|

The market remains very hot for startups building e-commerce empires by consolidating independent third-party merchants that have gained traction on Amazon’s Marketplace, and [...]

4 05, 2021

HoneyBook raises $155M at $1B+ valuation to help SMBs, freelancers manage their businesses – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-05-04T14:31:24+00:00 May 4th, 2021|advisors, articles, battery ventures, business, business models, Canada, ceo, Chelsea Stoner, citi ventures, Co-founder, economy, entrepreneurship, executive, Funding, Fundings & Exits, General Partner, honeybook, New York, norwest venture partners, Payments, productivity tools, Recent Funding, SaaS, small business, Startups, Tel Aviv, Tiger Global Management, Uncategorized, United States, venture capital, Zeev Ventures|

HoneyBook, which has built out a client experience and financial management platform for service-based small businesses and freelancers, announced today that it has [...]

28 04, 2021

Kids-focused fintech Greenlight raises $260M in a16z-led Series D, nearly doubles valuation to $2.3B – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-28T14:27:57+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, APPLE, Apps, Atlanta, Canapi Ventures, finance, financial services, Funding, Fundings & Exits, goodwater capital, Greenlight, Kard, latin america, leader, Microsoft, morningstar, Owl Ventures, Recent Funding, startup, Startups, TC, Tesla, TTV Capital, Uncategorized, United States, venture capital, wellington management, Y Combinator|

Greenlight, the fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, has raised $260 million in a Series D funding round that nearly [...]

13 04, 2021

SambaNova raises $676M at a $5.1B valuation to double down on cloud-based AI software for enterprises – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-13T14:14:19+00:00 April 13th, 2021|AI, Artificial Intelligence, Cerebras, dataflow, datascale, Enterprise, Funding, Google, Graphcore, Intel, NVIDIA, PyTorch, SambaNova, TC, tensorflow, Uncategorized|

Artificial intelligence technology holds a huge amount of promise for enterprises — as a tool to process and understand their data more efficiently; [...]

23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]

14 11, 2019

Indonesia’s Travelio raises $18M to help tenants rent apartments – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-14T05:46:22+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Airbnb, Asia, Funding, Gobi Partners, Real Estate, reddoorz, Startups, Uncategorized|

More than 50% of residential apartments and other real estate properties in Jakarta are currently vacant, according to official estimates. A startup that [...]

5 11, 2019

Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-05T05:40:07+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Apps, Asia, Education, Funding, Media, Mobile, Startups, Uncategorized|

Gradeup, an edtech startup in India that operates an exam preparation platform for undergraduate and postgraduate level courses, has raised $7 million from [...]

16 08, 2019

Twitter leads $100M round in top Indian regional social media platform ShareChat – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-16T04:28:08+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Apps, Asia, Funding, india, Recent Funding, sharechat, Social, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Is there room for another social media platform? ShareChat, a four-year-old social network in India that serves tens of million of people in [...]

17 07, 2019

UK deep tech VC IQ Capital launches new $125M growth fund, closes third VC fund at $175M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-17T04:00:42+00:00 July 17th, 2019|APPLE, Bristol, cambridge, economy, entrepreneurship, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Funderbeam, Funding, Google, IQ Capital Partners, London, National Grid Partners, oracle, Oxford, Paragraf, partech ventures, Private Equity, privitar, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, venture capital|

IQ Capital, a U.K.-based deep tech fund that has invested in startups such as Paragraf, Senseye and Funderbeam, has launched a new $125 [...]

14 07, 2019

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-14T03:58:31+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Activision, APPLE, Apps, Atlassian, Club-Penguin, Computer games, dave baszucki, David Sze, EC-1, engineering, Facebook, Friendster, Funding, Fundings & Exits, fundraising tactics, Gaming, Google, Greylock Partners, Growth, growth tactics, Habbo-Hotel, IMVU, king.com, Kongregate, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Metaplace, Mojang, MySpace, Roblox, Second-Life, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, video games, Virtual Reality, Windows|

The Roblox EC-1, Part I: The Origin Story There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, [...]