Convoy, an on-demand trucking application, raises $185 million in funding round

Convoy, an on-demand trucking application, raises $185 million in funding round

Convoy’s total funds raised is $265 million, valuing the company at $1 billion. CapitalG led the latest funding round. Greylock Partners had led Convoy’s Series A funding round in 2015. Y Combinator also led a round that raised $62 million…

Clippings, a London based interior design startup, has raised $15.4 million in its Series B funding round

Clippings, a London based interior design startup, has raised $15.4 million in its Series B funding round

Clippings’ Series B funding round was led by Advance Venture Partners with participation from previous investor C4Ventures. Clipping hopes to expand into the US. There are 50,000 people who use the service, according to Clipping. “We’ve built software that enables…

Farfetch, a luxury fashion marketplace, opens on the New York Stock Exchange at $27

Farfetch, a luxury fashion marketplace, opens on the New York Stock Exchange at $27

Farfetch announced Thursday that it priced its IPO at $20 a share hoping to raise $885 million in funding by selling 44,243,749 Class A shares. The company’s market cap is $5.8 billion. Farfetch has hit a high of $30.58 a…

US Security and Exchange Commission to go after ICOs who don't fulfill proper registration requirements

US Security and Exchange Commission to go after ICOs who don’t fulfill proper registration requirements

The announcement was made by SEC co-director of enforcement Stephanie Avakian in a speech made on September 20th. Avarkian said that while she believes the blockchain technology might have some uses, cryptocurrencies are “high-risk” investments that are susceptible to fraud. The…

Cleo, a mobile banking digital assistant, raises $10 million in Series A funding round

Cleo, a mobile banking digital assistant, raises $10 million in Series A funding round

The Series A funding round was led by Balderton follows Cleo’s expansion into the US this year, gaining 350,000 US users. Cleo’s AI-powered chatbot monitors your accounts and spending, tracking it by transactions, category, or merchant. CEO Barney Hussey-Yeo hopes…

Eight Roads Ventures announces focus on Southeast Asia

Eight Roads Ventures announces focus on Southeast Asia

Eight Roads Ventures, an investment department within the financial firm Fidelity International, has recently announced plans to expand investments in Southeast Asia. The investment group announced that it will be focusing on startups in the technology, health, consumer, and financial…

uBiome, an online health screening company, receives $83 million in Series C funding round

uBiome, an online health screening company, receives $83 million in Series C funding round

uBiome, based in San Francisco, started out offering a test of user’s gut health for the proper bacteria needed for healthy digestion but has since expanded to offer other health screenings for its users. uBiome will use the funds on…

WalkMe, an on-screen guidance technology company, raises $40 million in Series F funding round

WalkMe, an on-screen guidance technology company, raises $40 million in Series F funding round

WalkMe is an Israeli-based company working to bring their software to app developers to help user’s while using the application to ensure efficiency. The Series F  round was led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from Mangrove. The round was…

Allplants, a Vegan meal delivery service, has raised 7.5 million GBP in Series A Funding round

Allplants, a Vegan meal delivery service, has raised 7.5 million GBP in Series A Funding round

Allplants is based in London and delivers frozen vegan meals to clients. It has served over 250,000 meals throughout the United Kingdom. The Series A round was led by Octopus Ventures with Felix Capital and Otiva participating. Other investors include…

OODA Health announces it wants to raise $40.5 million from firm's that include female partners

OODA Health announces it wants to raise $40.5 million from firm’s that include female partners

OODA Health service makes it easier for patients by informing them of the cost of doctors visits upfront and having them work exclusively with their insurance providers for payment. OODA Health has partnered with major insurance providers Anthem, Blue Cross…

Proterra, an electric bus company, has raised $155 million in its latest funding round

Proterra, an electric bus company, has raised $155 million in its latest funding round

Proterra builds electric buses for municipal, federal, and commercial transit agencies. Their electric buses can travel 350 miles on a single charge, enough to last an entire day. This funding round was led by Daimler and Tao Capital Partners. Proterra…

Vezeeta, an Egyptian healthcare start up, raises $12 million in Series C funding round

Vezeeta, an Egyptian healthcare start up, raises $12 million in Series C funding round

Vezeeta started in Cairo as an ambulance service but has spread to other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, helping to serve an area where health care hasn’t always been available. The latest investment round was led by…

UiPath, a company that works on robotic process automation, raises $225 million

UiPath, a company that works on robotic process automation, raises $225 million

UiPath has raised $225 million in Series C funding. The company is currently valued at $3 billion. The Series C round was led by CapitalG and Sequoia Capital with participation from Accel. UiPath’s Series B funding round brought in $158…

Indigo, a service which aims to help the agricultural industry through technology, raises $250 million

Indigo, a service which aims to help the agricultural industry through technology, raises $250 million

Indigo’s Series E funding round has increased the total amount raised to $650 million. Indigo has been valued at $3.5 million following the latest funding round. Their previous funding round brought in $156 million. Baillie Gifford, the Alaska Permanent Fund,…

Grandshores Technology Group announces plans for a Yen "stablecoin"

Grandshores Technology Group announces plans for a Yen “stablecoin”

Grandshores Technology Group, a Hong Kong-based blockchain investment firm, has announced that it is looking to raise $12.7 million to work on a “stablecoin” tied to the value of the Japanese Yen. Founding partner Yongjie Yao is also the founder…

WayRay, a holographic AR display company, has raised $80 million in latest funding round

WayRay, a holographic AR display company, has raised $80 million in latest funding round

WayRay, based in Zurich, has raised $80 million in a Series C funding round. With the additional funding, the company is currently valued at $500 million. The round was led by Porsche. Hyundai Motor, Alibaba Group, China Merchants Capital, JVCKENWOOD,…

Illumix, a phone-based gaming AR company, raises $8.6 million

Illumix, a phone-based gaming AR company, raises $8.6 million

Illumix, the Menlo Park-based AR company has raised $8.6 million in its seed funding round led by Maveron and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Radar Partners, Unusual Ventures, and 451 Media also were involved. The company’s technology hopes to make games scale…

Postmates, an on-demand delivery service, has raised an additional $300 million in funding

Postmates, an on-demand delivery service, has raised an additional $300 million in funding

Postmates latest funding round was led by Tiger Global Management. Fortune reported its valuation at about $1.2 billion. Scott Schleifer of Tiger Global is joining Postmates board of directors. Postmates has recently expanded to 100 additional cities and is also…

Singular, a service which works to consolidate data for marketers, raises $30 million

Singular, a service which works to consolidate data for marketers, raises $30 million

In a Series B funding round, Singular was able to raise $30 million. This latest funding round was led by Norwest Venture Partners and partner Scott Beechuk joined Singular’s board of directors. In its previous funding round, Singular was able…

Zumper, a apartment rental service, raises $46 million

Zumper, a apartment rental service, raises $46 million

Zumper’s latest Series C funding round was led by Axel Springer and Stereo Capital. Dawn Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Breyer Capital, Scott Cook, Goodwater Capital, and xfund also participated in the round, which raised a total of $46…