WiFi Company eero Grabs $50m Funding Round

Home WiFi system creator eero has secured a $50 million investment round led by Menlo Ventures. Index Ventures was another significant investor, and joined previous backers First Round Capital, Shasta Ventures, Redpoint…

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Fintech Investments Skyrocket in 2016 – Report

Investment in the financial technology (fintech) sector has rallied over the past nine months – with mega-rounds lifting quarterly injections into VC-backed firms over 150%. According to a report by CB Insights,…

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Snapchat Raising $200m at $20bn Valuation – Report

Snapchat is raising around $200 million at a $20 billion valuation, TechCrunch reports. The new financing is said to be a follow on from the $175 million Series F round led by…

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Warren Buffet’s Apple Invesment: Four More Great Tech Trades

Warren Buffet pumped a billion dollars into Apple on Monday. Which might not seem a big deal given the Berkshire Hathaway magnate’s estimated $66.7bn worth, or that Apple shares are in an investor-baiting…

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ChargePoint Grabs $50m for Electric Vehicle Charging Network

ChargePoint, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network, has secured $50 million in a funding round led by Linse Capital, with participation from Braemar Energy Ventures and Constellation Energy. ChargePoint has now raised…

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Varo Money Secures $27m Funding Round

Varo Money, a mobile-only banking startup has raised more than $27 million in a round of financing led by Warburg Pincus. Varo will attempt to help consumers gain greater control of their…

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Drivy Secures $35m for Car Rental Service

Drivy, a French car rental startup, has secured $35 million in investment for European expansion. The service currently operates in France, Germany and Spain and Drivy plans to add to the 36,000…

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Ant Financial Raises Record-Breaking Series B Round

Ant Financial, the affiliate of China’s biggest e-commerce firm Alibaba, has closed a $4.5 billion funding round, reportedly the largest private fundraise of internet company ever. The investment values Ant Financial at…

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Medium Raises $50m in Series C Financing

Publishing platform Medium has raised $50 million in Series C financing led by Spark Capital. Two weeks ago the platform announced it was making its services better for professional publishers and brands.…

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Cabify Grabs $120m Funding Round

Cabify, the Spanish Uber competitor, has raised a $120 million Series C round of investment. The company is currently expanding into Latin America and is valued at $320 million by the investment.…

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