MasterClass co-founder’s Outlier.org raises $30M for affordable, virtual college courses – TechCrunch

Outlier.org — a startup offering intro-level college courses online at a relatively affordable price — is announcing that it has

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Window Snyder’s new startup Thistle Technologies raises $2.5M seed to secure IoT devices – TechCrunch

The Internet of Things has a security problem. The past decade has seen wave after wave of new internet-connected devices,

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Universal Hydrogen raises $20.5M Series A to help launch hydrogen aviation – TechCrunch

The race to decarbonize aviation got a boost this Earth Day with the announcement of a $20.5 million Series A

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Fraud prevention platform Sift raises $50M at over $1B valuation, eyes acquisitions – TechCrunch

With the increase of digital transacting over the past year, cybercriminals have been having a field day. In 2020, complaints

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E-commerce tracking platform AfterShip raises $66M led by Tiger Global – TechCrunch

AfterShip launched in 2012 to help online sellers track packages across different carriers, but since then it has built a

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Applied XL raises $1.5M to build ‘editorial algorithms’ that track real-time data – TechCrunch

AppliedXL, a startup creating machine learning tools with what it describes as a journalistic lens, is announcing that it has

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Bux, a European Robinhood, raises $80M to expand its neo-broker platform – TechCrunch

A new wave of apps have democratized the concept of investing, bringing the concept of trading stocks and currencies to

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Dutch startup Go Sharing raises $60M to expand beyond e-mopeds and into new markets – TechCrunch

On-demand access to electric mopeds — the small, motorised scooters that you sit on, not kick — has been a

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OCUS raises 20M€/$24M to accelerate the delivery of the best performing images at scale

PARIS, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Paris based OCUS™, the API for Imagery, today announced it has closed a 20M€/$24M investment

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Ornikar raises $120M as its driving school marketplace goes up a gear with car insurance – TechCrunch

A French startup that set out to bring a new approach to driver education and road safety, and then used

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Hive raises $85M for AI-based APIs to help moderate content, identify objects and more – TechCrunch

As content moderation continues to be a critical aspect of how social media platforms work — one that they may

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Per Diem raises $2.3M to help local businesses build subscription programs – TechCrunch

It might be time for neighborhood restaurants and coffee shops to start thinking about a subscription business — at least

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Affect raises a seed round to grow its stimulant abuse recovery service – TechCrunch

There are any number of seed rounds that cross our desks every day, a never-ending march of enterprise software, consumer

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Creator+ raises $12M to build a film studio and streaming service focused on digital storytellers – TechCrunch

In the words of co-founder and CEO Jonathan Shambroom, Creator+ is a new startup that will “finance, produce and distribute

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Discount grocery startup Misfits Market raises $200M – TechCrunch

Misfits Market, a startup known for selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables at discount prices, announced this morning that it has

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Remote hiring startup Deel raises $156M at a $1.25B valuation after 20x growth in 2020 – TechCrunch

Many of the world’s organizations shifted to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But even as more people are

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AppOmni raises $40M for tools to secure enterprise SaaS apps – TechCrunch

Enterprises are adopting an ever-wider range of SaaS applications to work and interface with customers, and that is proving to

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ActiveCampaign raises $240M at a $3B valuation as marketing and sales automation come into focus for SMBs – TechCrunch

As businesses continue to adopt new digital tools to get their names out into the world, a startup that’s built

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UK startup Causal raises $4.2M to kill Excel with a better number-crunching app – TechCrunch

Excel and Google Sheets can only address pure ‘number crunching’ in a limited way. A new UK startup, Causal hopes

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Nigerian fintech Okra raises $3.5M backed by Accenture Ventures and Susa Ventures – TechCrunch

The last five years have seen a plethora of fintech applications in Nigeria (and Africa, in general) grow at an

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BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app – TechCrunch

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for

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Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’ – TechCrunch

Back in December last year Injective Protocol, launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing

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Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web – TechCrunch

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of

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Gaming infrastructure startup Pragma raises $12M from Greylock, Mark Pincus and others – TechCrunch

Pragma is building what it calls a “backend as a service,” providing ready-made infrastructure to developers of online, live service

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Singapore-based fintech STACS raises $3.6M to develop blockchain platforms for financial institutions – TechCrunch

Singapore-based fintech Hashstacs Pte Ltd (STACS) announced today it has raised $3.6 million USD in pre-Series A funding. The company

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Alan raises $220 million for its health insurance and healthcare superapp – TechCrunch

French startup Alan has raised a $220 million funding round at a $1.67 billion valuation (€185 million and €1.4 billion

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Druva raises $147M at a valuation north of $2B as the cloud rush continues – TechCrunch

Druva, a software company that sells cloud data backup services, announced today that it has closed a $147 million round

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HDS, from the Borders and Webvan founder, raises $3M as it gears up to launch its robot-run grocery and general merchandise play – TechCrunch

The online grocery market is poised to get a little more crowded in the next several months, with the launch

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