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Meet The 14 New Unicorns That Joined The Board In July 2022

Fourteen companies joined The Crunchbase Unicorn Board in July 2022, the lowest count since August 2020 when nine companies joined the board. As a sector, Web3 led with the largest count of new unicorn companies this past month, followed by financial services and health care. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting …

Why SoftBank’s Mea Culpa Is Rare Among Startup Investors

It took a $22.7 billion loss to do it, but finally SoftBank has offered something conspicuously absent from the current boom-to-bust cycle of unicorn investment: An actual mea culpa from an investor acknowledging that maybe they let FOMO and valuations get ahead of themselves. On Monday, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son uttered such an admission following …

Fintech Platform Forage Raises $22M From Instacart Founder and Paypal

In America, 41.5 million people use food assistance programs and at least one player in the online grocery sector is looking to capture that market. Forage, a San Francisco-based fintech platform, announced Monday it raised $22 million from Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta, PayPal Ventures and fintech-focused Nyca Partners, which led the round, to make online …

Rise Of The Robots—Geek+ Raises $100M At $2B Valuation

Beijing-based Geek+, a developer of autonomous robots for warehousing, closed a new $100 million Series E1 that values the company at more than $2 billion. Investors in the round included Intel Capital, Vertex Growth and Qingyue Capital Investment. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting solutions powered by the leader in private-company …

5 Interesting Startup Deals You May Have Missed In July: NFTV, Too Many Drones And Katy Perry

This is a monthly column that runs down five interesting deals every month that may have flown under the radar. Check out last month’s entry here. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting solutions powered by the leader in private-company data. July has come and gone, and there were a few interesting …

Microsoft and Unity partner to empower digital creators, 3D artists and game developers everywhere through the power of Azure

Unity selects Azure as its cloud partner; companies will work together to enable creators to reach their audiences on Xbox and PC At Microsoft, we have a profound commitment to empowering creators. Throughout the history of Windows, we’ve nurtured developers and fostered their creative innovations. We do the same on our Xbox-branded platforms, supporting developers …

Post Roe v. Wade Ruling, Will We See More Startups Offering Abortion Pills?

Online pharmacies and telehealth saw a boom in recent years, thanks to the pandemic.  But now, additional eyes are on these startups as federal protections for the right to an abortion were struck down this summer in a Supreme Court ruling.  The court’s decision in June reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which gave …

The Week’s 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: IDRx And Afresh Lead The Way In Down Week

This is a weekly feature that runs down the week’s top 10 funding rounds in the U.S. Check out last week’s biggest funding rounds here. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting solutions powered by the leader in private-company data. July was another down month for venture funding, and if the first …

Amazon To Acquire Roomba Manufacturer iRobot For $1.7B

Amazon will acquire Roomba maker iRobot for $1.7 billion, the companies announced Friday. The e-commerce giant will pay $61 per share for the company in the all-cash deal. iRobot CEO Colin Angle will stay on as the company’s CEO following completion of the acquisition, according to a statement from the companies. iRobot, which was founded …

What Happens When Your Femtech Startup Can’t Use Social Media For Marketing?

Entrepreneurs Alison Greenberg and Audrey Wu used to sign off investor emails with “happy vaginas!” The co-founders of Ruth Health wanted to provide telehealth services for pregnant women to talk about incontinence, sex and other adjustments that come with giving birth. Like most cash-strapped startups, Ruth Health began leveraging social media to advertise the company. …