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GumGum and Invincible partner on CTV Ads

GumGum, a contextual-first global digital advertising platform, announced a partnership with OTT streaming service provider Invincible Entertainment, signaling a unique collaboration aimed at delivering a new caliber of ad experiences in the fast-moving CTV space. The partnership will combine GumGum’s In-Video product with Invincible’s vast catalog of CTV inventory across its O&O FAST Networks and [...]

Liberty Fox Charts Renewed Path For Growth

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PENN., USA, February 17, 2022 After unwinding the acquisition of Pixel Health, Liberty Fox CEO, Bill Evans, brings more firepower to his leadership team with an eye on the future.  Liberty Fox, a software development and consultancy firm  outside of Philadelphia, is expanding its leadership team to increase growth and offer a broader [...]

Chrono.Tech Closes $30 Million Funding Round Led By Venture Capitalist Mark Carnegie

SYDNEY, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrono.Tech — an Australian blockchain software company — has attracted over $30 million in investment funds to grow its HR-focused solutions aimed at solving a number of problems in the recruitment industry using blockchain technology. The funding round was led by Australian venture capitalist Mark Carnegie and a leading  European Family Office. As a professional venture capitalist with [...]

Retailo Raises $36M million in Landmark Series A Round For Empowering Community Commerce in MENA Region

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailo, the fastest growing startup in Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan (MENAP) which is digitizing the region's retail supply chains, has raised $36 million in its Series A investment round which was a mix of equity and venture debt. Retailo is a regional B2B marketplace in MENAP and has raised a total investment of $45 million in less [...]

Recruitment SaaS platform Manatal raises US$5.1 million in funding to transform hiring globally

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Recruitment and onboarding SaaS platform Manatal today announced they have closed US$5.1 million in seed funding from Sequoia India's Surge alongside angel investors. This funding round comes as the company is quickly scaling. They have placed close to 100,000 people in jobs since 2019 and are used in over 130 countries. Revenues have grown 3x every [...]

Industry-Leading Bitcoin Payments Company OpenNode Closes $20 Million Series A Raise

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- OpenNode, an industry-leading bitcoin payment processor and infrastructure provider, announces the close of an oversubscribed $20M Series A raise at a $220M valuation led by UK-based firm Kingsway and with additional investment from Twitter, Tim Draper, and Avon Ventures, a venture capital fund affiliated with the parent company of Fidelity Investments. Josh Held, new [...]

Endless West Secures $60MM in Series C Funding

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirits and technology startup Endless West today announced it has raised $60 million in Series C funding led by Level One Fund and funds managed by UBS O'Connor, bringing its total investment to date to $95MM. Endless West's latest round follows a string of large funding rounds in the rapidly-growing Food Technology space. Founded in [...]

Happy Money Hits Unicorn Status and Raises $50M Series D-1, Led by Anthemis Group

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Feb. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy Money, a leading platform for unsecured lending in partnership with credit unions, today announced it has closed a Series D-1 capital raise to accelerate its growth and empower more people to use money as a tool for happiness. The $50 million of capital from investors including Anthemis Group and CMFG Ventures [...]

Swoogo Secures $20 Million Series B Growth Investment Led By Bain Capital To Expand Enterprise Event Management Platform Offering

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Swoogo, a fast-growing event management software company, today announced a $20 million growth investment led by Bain Capital.  The new funding will accelerate Swoogo's rapid expansion into a full-scale enterprise platform for event management, as well as solidify its competitive offering in the hybrid and virtual event space. "We are excited to [...]

Softbank backed startup to offer retail crypto trading

The stockbroking company DriveWealth was introduced to the cryptocurrency industry by launching two subsidiaries that aim to offer their cryptocurrency trading partners to retail investors. DriveWealth is a New Jersey-based company backed by Japanese technology giant Softbank with a value of $2.85 billion. Coinbase is the largest crypto exchange based in the USA and pays [...]