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Executive Jobs: Virtual Events, Self-Driving Tech, Pharmaceuticals, CXA

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  • Airtable lands $185M Series D
    Project management software company Airtable has landed $185 million in a Series D funding round, bringing its valuation to $2.5 billion. Thrive Capital led the round for the San Francisco-based company, which aims to make it easier for teams to plan events, projects or product development by keeping track of timelines and workflows.
  • Oracle announces deal for US TikTok operations
    Oracle and TikTok will become business partners in the U.S. under a deal meant to satisfy Trump administration national security concerns around the China-based video-sharing app. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the federal government plans to review the deal this week.
  • nTopology banks $40M for design software
    New York-based nTopology, a developer of software used in design and manufacturing of 3D-printed parts and products, just raised $40 million in a Series C funding round led by Insight Partners. The company says it has seen rapid growth in recent months, with its software currently in use by thousands of engineers on projects in the aerospace, automotive, medical and consumer products industries.
  • Brightseed scoops up $27M to find phytonutrients
    Brightseed, developer of an artificial intelligence platform to discover phytonutrients hidden in nature, closed on $27 million in a growth financing round led by Lewis & Clark AgriFood. The financing brings the San Francisco-based company’s total funding to $52 million since its inception in 2017.
  • Hetz Ventures raises $77M for Israeli B2B startups
    Tel Aviv-based Hetz Ventures closed on a $77 million second fund that will invest in Israel-based companies in the B2B enterprise technology space. Crunchbase News sits down with co-founder Judah Taub to discuss hot areas for investment and what partners look for in a fundable startup.
  • Airmeet raises $12M for virtual events
    Airmeet, a 1-year-old virtual events platform based in Bengaluru, India, raised $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Redpoint Ventures. The company’s platform features a ballroom-style social lounge with virtual tables for serendipitous encounters and a “speed networking” lobby.
  • Survey: Fintech on the rise amid pandemic
    Eighty percent of Americans now say they can manage their finances without a physical bank branch, according to a new survey commissioned by Plaid. The survey showed that when COVID-19 hit, fintech adoption accelerated and Americans reported using more apps more frequently, and for more financial tasks.
  • Keep up with the Crunchbase News Briefing
    To keep up on breaking news throughout the day, check out the Crunchbase News Briefing. This new and 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.
  • Report: Venture funding across U.S. regions
    Following the release of our latest report, The State of Global Venture Funding During COVID-19, we take a deeper dive into the most active venture funding ecosystem in the world: the U.S. We focus on the Southern, Western, Northeastern and Midwestern regions to provide a better understanding of where pockets of opportunity may exist in the second half of 2020.

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Executive Jobs: SaaS, E-Learning, Social CRM, Orthodontics

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  • DNX Ventures closes $315M for B2B fund
    VC investor DNX Ventures closed its third fund, DNX Ventures Fund III, focused on early-stage B2B startups. The Silicon Valley firm plans to invest in seed-plus and Series A rounds for U.S.- and Japan-based startups in sectors including cloud and enterprise software, cybersecurity, fintech and retail tech.
  • Progress to acquire Chef for $220M
    Enterprise software provider Progress announced plans to acquire DevOps company Chef for $220 million in cash. Founded in 2008, Seattle-based Chef previously raised at least $105 million in venture funding.
  • Snowflake sets IPO price range for NYSE debut
    Data cloud warehouse company Snowflake has set a price range of between $75 and $85 per share for its upcoming IPO. If it prices in the middle of that range, the San Mateo-based company would have a valuation of $22.3 billion.
  • BYJU’S raises $500M from Silver Lake
    Online learning unicorn BJYU’S has raised $500 million in a new round that reportedly sets a $10.8 billion valuation for the India-based company. Silver Lake led the financing, which comes as venture and growth investment in the edtech space is hitting historical highs amid skyrocketing demand for distance learning.
  • Truepill lands $75M for at-home testing
    San Mateo-based Truepill closed on $75 million in Series C funding to launch an at-home lab testing network by the end of the year. Founded in 2016, the company has previously been best known for its pharmacy fulfillment services.
  • LightForce secures $14M for 3D braces
    LightForce Orthodontics secured a $14 million Series B funding round of funding to continue developing its customizable 3D-printed braces. Tyche Partners led the financing for the Boston-based company, which uses cloud-based CAD software to predict where teeth will be going to create braces.
  • Keep up with the Crunchbase News Briefing
    To keep up on breaking news throughout the day, check out the Crunchbase News Briefing. This new and 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.
  • The monthly rundown: Startups to watch
    In this month’s edition of “The Monthly Rundown: Startups to Watch” series, Crunchbase Sales Manager Shamus Noonan highlights five of the hottest startups you should be thinking about for your next outreach. From quantum computing to phishing attack platforms, Shamus’s August list of top five startups features a variety of companies across industries and geographies.

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Executive Job Search: Space Technology, Cryptocurrency, Remote Work Tech

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  • Airbnb files confidentially for IPO
    Airbnb is finally going public. The San Francisco-based unicorn announced it has submitted a confidential filing for an initial public offering of undisclosed size. The planned offering, which comes as the pandemic continues to depress travel and hospitality spending, will nonetheless rank as one the largest and most anticipated in years.
  • Lunar tech startup ispace lands $28M
    Japanese space tech startup ispace has raised $28 million in a Series B round led by an Incubate Fund-managed investment vehicle. The new funding will go to develop a commercial lunar landing for ispace’s first mission, planned for 2022, as well as its second mission, which is planned for 2023.
  • Exo raises $40M for ultrasound device
    Redwood City, California-based Exo, a startup developing a handheld ultrasound device, secured $40 million in Series B extension funding. The 5-year-old company is currently pairing its device with workflow apps to give hospitals and clinics better software to speed up imaging during emergencies.
  • BlockFi raises $50M for crypto investors
    BlockFi, a provider of cryptocurrency-focused financial products, including zero-fee trading and interest-bearing accounts, raised $50 million in a Series C round led by Morgan Creek Digital. The new funding is the Jersey City-based company’s third in the past 12 months, and comes just six months after a $30 million Series B round.
  • Yalochat talks up $15M Series B
    Yalochat, a provider of AI-enabled software for online customer communication, landed $15 million in a Series B round led by B Capital Group. The funding follows several quarters of rapid growth for the San Francisco-based company, which has been expanding in Latin America and India.
  • Lifesize buys whiteboarding startup Kaptivo
    Lifesize, a maker of video conferencing software and meeting room devices, announced it has paid an undisclosed sum to acquire Kaptivo, the developer of a camera system that turns whiteboards into digital collaboration tools.
  • Tapping into diverse tech talent
    With COVID-19 causing millions to lose their jobs, and communities of color and Black workers being disproportionately affected by the virus, now is a crucial time to provide more lucrative pathways for underrepresented talent across industries. Learn how companies can play a more active role in the retraining and rehiring process.

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Executive Job Search: E-Commerce, Mobile Apps, Food Delivery, Branding

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  • Grab eyes another $200M
    Southeast Asian ride-hailing leader Grab is reportedly raising $200 million from South Korea’s Stic Investments in what would rank as the latest of many giant fundraising rounds. The Singapore-based company is among the most richly financed tech startups in the region, having raised more than $10 billion to date, including billions from SoftBank.
  • Microsoft pursues deal for TikTok’s US operations
    Microsoft announced that it is actively pursuing an acquisition of the U.S. operations of short video-sharing app TikTok, following a conversation between CEO Satya Nadella and President Trump. The software giant said it will move quickly to pursue negotiations with TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, completing discussions no later than Sept. 15.
  • Apploi acquired Healthgig
    Recruitment platform Apploi has acquired credential management startup Healthgig, Crunchbase News exclusively reports. Founded in 2018, Healthgig provides credential management tools aimed at helping health professionals manage their careers online.
  • Volante closes on $35M for fintech tools
    After nearly two decades of organic profitability, fintech company Volante Technologies raised its first outside investment of $35 million in a growth funding round led by Wavecrest Growth Partners. The New York-headquartered company plans to use the funds to expand its cloud-based payments and financial messaging offerings.
  • Feather lands $30M line for furniture rental
    Furniture rental startup Feather secured a $30 million credit line from Credit Suisse to drive growth into new markets. The three-year-old, New York-based startup makes and rents furniture for urban dwellers.
  • MikMak secures $10M to match brands and retailers
    Online retail marketing and insights provider MikMak raised $10 million in a Series A round. The New York-based startup will use the funding to expand its platform, which helps brands manage their e-commerce strategies by gaining real-time insights across major online retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart, as well as online media.
  • Female founders shine in Latin American fintech
    In Latin America women are stepping up as fintech leaders, with five times as many female-founded companies in the space as the global average. Overall, fintech received 31 percent of the region’s venture capital, and more than 35 percent of Latin American startups in the sector have female founders.
  • Yotpo raises $75M for e-commerce marketing
    Yotpo, operator of a platform for online marketing, has secured $75 million in a Series E round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. The New York-based company plans to use the funds to invest in product and engineering, with a goal of hitting $100 million in annual recurring revenue by early next year.
  • Radish snaps up $63M for serial fiction
    Serialized fiction app Radish landed $63.2 million in Series A funding, led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao Page, to tap into Hollywood’s storytelling community. Currently romance is one of the top genres, but New York- and Seoul-based Radish would like to expand to horror, mystery and thriller.
  • Breezeway lands $8M for property management
    Property management startup Breezeway secured $8 million in a Series A round led by Schooner Capital, Crunchbase News exclusively reports. The Boston-based company operates a platform aimed at making it easier for property managers to oversee cleaning, preparation and maintenance of rentals.
  • ANA Therapeutics secures $5M for COVID-19 treatment
    ANA Therapeutics has raised $5 million in its inaugural funding round and is now one of the first companies to have its COVID-19 treatment go into human clinical trials. Founders launched the Foster City, California-based startup earlier this year to examine whether the anti-inflammatory drug niclosamide has potential to treat COVID-19.
  • Cashdrop snags seed funds for mobile storefronts
    Cashdrop, a startup that helps businesses create and manage an online storefront from a smartphone, has landed $2.7 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by Harlem Capital. The Chicago-based company enables users to have online stores up and running in under 15 minutes.

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Executive Job Search: Brain Science, Dental Tech, Remote Tech, Sales Tech

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  • Ceros snags $100M for code-free design
    Ceros, developer of a design platform that helps marketers make content without any code, has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Sumeru Equity Partners. Founded in 2012, London-based Ceros today has more than 200 employees across five countries, as well as a roster of well-known brands among its customer list.
  • Talkdesk valuation soars past $3B with fresh funding
    Talkdesk, a provider of cloud-based contact center tools, raised $143 million in a Series C round. The financing sets a valuation of more than $3 billion for the nine-year-old, San Francisco-based company.
  • South Korea gains appeal for startup founders
    South Korea’s success to date in winning the war against COVID-19 has attracted the interest of entrepreneurs from around the world who are eager to grow their businesses during the pandemic. A key driver is that South Korea’s economy has been able to stay open while many other countries’ business operations are shut down or drastically reduced.
  • Quantexa lands $65M for analytics
    Big data analytics company Quantexa raised $64.7 million in a Series C round led by Evolution Equity Partners. The London-based startup’s technology has seen adoption in the financial services space, where it provides insight for customers to address financial crimes.
  • CyCognito secures $30M for cyber risk
    CyCognito, which helps identify and eliminate the critical security risks in an organization’s IT ecosystem, secured $30 million in a Series B round led by Accel. The financing brings the Palo Alto, California-based company’s total funding to $53 million since its inception in 2017.
  • OrthoFX raises $13M for straighter teeth
    Dental technology startup OrthoFX raised $13 million in a Series A round led by SignalFire. Along with the financing, the San Francisco-based company also unveiled a new suite of clear dental aligners.
  • Huddl.ai raises $6M for remote meetings
    Huddl.ai came out of stealth mode with a $6.25 million seed round funding to help improve the efficiency of remote meetings. Propel Venture Partners, Bain Capital Ventures and Bloomberg Beta led the financing for the Silicon Valley company, whose platform helps identify future action items from meeting notes.
  • Matik nabs $3M to improve presentations
    Matik, developer of a platform for quickly generating personalized presentations with dynamic content, raised $3 million in a seed round led by Menlo Ventures. The primary use case for San Francisco-based Matik’s software currently is the quarterly business review.

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Executive Job Search: Big Data, Wellness, Healthcare, AI

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  • Thrasio joins unicorn club with $260M
    A newcomer has joined the unicorn club. Thrasio, an acquirer of Amazon third-party private-label businesses, has closed on a $260 million Series C round of funding led by Advent International. The round sets a pre-money valuation of more than $1 billion for the profitable, Massachusetts-based startup.
  • Identity platform Auth0 pulls in $120M
    Identity platform Auth0 has raised $120 million in its Series F round, bumping its valuation up to $1.92 billion. Salesforce Ventures led the financing for the Bellevue, Washington-based company, which is projecting sales growth upwards of 50 percent this year.
  • CampusLogic lands $120M for financial aid
    Chandler, Arizona-based CampusLogic, an online platform that helps college and university students tap financial aid resources, has raised $120 million in a growth round led by Dragoneer Investment Group. The fundraising announcement follows an acquisition earlier this month of RaiseMe, an online tool for locating higher education micro-scholarships.
  • Caption Health secures $53M Series B
    Brisbane, California-based Caption Health, a company that develops artificial intelligence software for health care providers, has raised $53 million in a Series B round led by DCVC.
  • NowRX raises $20M through crowdfunding
    On-demand pharmacy NowRx has raised $20 million in a new round of funding raised by crowdfunding site SeedInvest. The round marks the largest fundraise to date for the crowdfunding platform.
  • GYANT raises $13.6M for health virtual assistants
    GYANT, a San Francisco startup developing a virtual assistant to improve interaction between patients and providers, announced it has raised $13.6 million in a Series A round led by Wing Venture Capital.
  • Noteworth nabs $5M for patient engagement
    Hoboken, New Jersey-based Noteworth, a provider of patient engagement tools for medical practices, secured a $5 million oversubscribed seed funding round led by Laconia Capital Group.
  • Qumulo secures $125M for data storage
    Seattle-based storage company Qumulo secured a $125 million Series E round, pushing it to unicorn status with a $1.2 billion valuation. BlackRock led the financing, which brings total funding to date for Qumulo to over $350 million.
  • Bolt rings up $50M for smoother checkouts
    San Francisco-based Bolt, creator of a checkout experience platform for online retailers, closed on $50 million in a Series C round led by WestCap’s Laurence Tosi. The round brings total funding to date for the 6-year-old company to nearly $140 million.
  • Ergatta snags seed funds for connected rower
    Ergatta, developer of a connected rower for in-home exercise, has raised $5 million in a seed financing led by Greycroft, Crunchbase News exclusively reports. Rather than a fitness instructor leading the exercise, the product relies on competition through gaming to motivate users during workouts.
  • Openpath closes on $36M for contactless entry
    Openpath, a provider of technology for contactless entry into buildings, has raised $36 million in a Series C round led by Greycroft. The Southern California company envisions escalating demand for its products as employers start to form COVID-19 return-to-work plans.
  • Meditopia raises $15M to personalize mindfulness
    Meditopia, a meditation app that helps users reduce stress, sleep well, and build mental resilience, secured a $15 million Series A investment led by Creandum and Highland Europe. The company, based in Istanbul and Berlin, develops customized mental wellbeing programs that take into account culture, language or country.

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Executive Job Search: Fintech, Fashion, Big Data

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  • OwnBackup lands $50M
    OwnBackup, a startup known primarily as a backup and disaster recovery system for Salesforce users, announced a $50 million investment led by Insight Partners. The financing brings total funding for the 5-year-old, New Jersey-based company to around $100 million.
  • Sequoia closes on $1.35B for India and Southeast Asia
    Sequoia Capital announced it has secured $1.35 billion for two new funds as it looks to ramp up its investments in India and Southeast Asia. The new investment vehicles include a $525 million venture fund and an $825 million growth fund.
  • Wagestream secures $25M for payday control
    London-based Wagestream, a fintech startup that allows workers to access earned income in real time, has secured $20 million ($25 million) in a round led by Northzone. The company’s app allows employees to stream earned wages into their accounts, giving them control over when they’re paid.
  • CALA raises $3M to launch fashion brands
    CALA, a New York-based marketplace that provides retail infrastructure for online influencers and others to launch fashion brands, raised a $3 million seed round extension led by Maersk Growth and Real Ventures.
  • Swap gets seed round for embedded fintech
    Swap, a Brazilian startup focused on helping financial institutions create internal financial technology offerings, raised a $3.3 million seed round led by ONEVC. The 2-year-old company is on a mission to develop a basic infrastructure to make creating a payments tool less time-consuming and expensive.

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Executive Job Search: Unicorns, Genomics, AI, Entertainment Tech

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  • Unicorn board now above 600 companies valued at $2T
    At least 44 new private companies crossed the $1 billion valuation threshold this year. That brings the total number of global unicorns tracked by Crunchbase to just over 600, with their collective valuation soaring to nearly $2 trillion.
  • Base10 closes $250M early-stage fund
    Venture firm Base10 Partners closed on $250 million for its second fund, BaseFund II, which will invest in early-stage companies with a goal of “automating the real economy.”
  • Shift to go public in reverse merger
    Used-car marketplace Shift Technologies announced plans to go public via a reverse merger with a special purpose acquisition company “SPAC”. Founded in 2013, San Francisco-based Shift previously raised more than $200 million in equity funding.
  • Artlist raises $48M for royalty-free music
    Royalty-free digital music provider Artlist raised $48 million in a financing round led by KKR. The Israel-based company plans to use the funding to add new and original digital assets to its platforms.
  • Codefresh secures $27M Series C
    Codefresh raised $27 million in a Series C round led by Red Dot Capital Partners. The Silicon Valley-based company specializes in software development and IT operations tools for Kubernetes, a popular open-source platform for containerized workloads.
  • Sun Genomics lands $8.65M for healthy guts
    San Diego-based Sun Genomics, a provider of direct-to-consumer custom probiotics, has raised $8.65 million in a Series A round led by Pangaea Ventures. The company is best known for its Floré offering, a microbiome test that recommends personalized products.

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Executive Job Search: Biopharma, Gaming, Data, Fintech, IT

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  • FirstMark Capital closes on $650M for two funds
    New York’s FirstMark Capital announced two new funds totaling $650 million. FirstMark V, a $380 million fund, will invest in early-stage technology companies, while FirstMark Opportunity Fund III, a $270 million fund, will focus on follow-on rounds and growth-stage deals.
  • GreenLight Biosciences raises $102M Series D
    Massachusetts-based GreenLight Biosciences raised an oversubscribed $102 million Series D funding round led by Morningside Ventures. The company plans to use the funding to rapidly expand output of its messenger RNA production technology for agricultural and life sciences applications.
  • Swappie nabs $40.6M for refurbished smartphones
    Fast-growing, Finland-based Swappie raised a 35.6 million euro ($40.6 million) Series B round led by TESI, with an eye to expanding its online refurbished smartphone marketplace to new markets in Europe.
  • Streamlit lands $21M to elevate data analysis
    Streamlit, developer of an open source app framework for building predictive models, raised $21 million in a Series A round led by Gradient Ventures and GGV Capital. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2018 by a group of former Google X employees.
  • Steady secures $15M to raise wages
    Steady, a startup aimed at helping low-to-moderate-income workers figure out how to make more money, has raised some extra cash for itself. The Atlanta-based company, which is adjusting its business model amid the COVID-19 pandemic, secured $15 million in a Series B round led by Recruit Strategic Partners.

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Executive Job Search: Health Tech, Sales Tech, Insurtech, Big Data

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  • Vroom surges in IPO
    Shares of online used car marketplace Vroom soared in first-day trading this morning, opening at around $40 each. Previously, the New York-based company priced its shares at $22 each, above the projected range, bringing in $468 million.
  • Collab Capital eyes $50M fund for black founders
    Atlanta-based Collab Capital is seeking to raise a $50 million fund to invest in black founders. The firm is taking a different approach than a traditional VC, seeking a profit-sharing model versus giving capital for equity.
  • Insurance unicorn Lemonade files for IPO
    Lemonade, which operates an AI-driven insurance platform, is the latest unicorn to file for a public offering. The New York-based company, which previously raised $480 million in venture funding, revealed in its IPO filing sharply rising revenues paired with widening losses.
  • Yugabyte secures $30M to power databases
    Sunnyvale, California-based Yugabyte, a developer of open source database technology, secured $30 million in an oversubscribed Series B funding round led by 8VC. The company offers two commercial products, a self-managed private database-as-a-service and a fully managed database service.
  • Advekit raises $2.6M for mental health
    Los Angeles-based Advekit, a startup that helps people find affordable therapists, has raised $2.6 million in a seed funding round led by Moment Ventures.

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