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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 5, 2021

Hotel Engine Reaches Unicron Status After Raising $65M to Connect Companies, Travelers, and Hotel Partners

Hotel Engine, a hospitality startup based in Denver, has raised $65 million in Series B funding to expand its lodging performance network to help the tourism sector continue its recovery. The funding round was led by Telescope Partners with participation from Blackstone, bringing Hotel Engine’s valuation to $1.3 billion. This valuation represents a 9x increase […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 5, 2021

Stride Funding Raises $12M to Help Students Fund Their Education

Stride Funding, a fintech startup based in Boston, has raised $12 million in seed funding to help students supplement their student loans with Income Share Agreements. The funding round was led by Firework Ventures with participation from Juvo Ventures, Graham Holdings, GSV Ventures, Slow Ventures, and Sinai Ventures. Several angel investors, which include industry and […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 5, 2021

Defiance ETF Launches the First ETF Aimed to Expose Investors to NFTs

Defiance ETF, a thematic ETF based in New York, has launched a first-of-its-kind ETF focused on Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) to help boost the ecosystem while exposing new investors to the technology. The ETF, which will go by the ticker $NFTZ, will also include thematic exposure to blockchain and cryptocurrency, including platforms such as Coinbase, Playboy, […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 5, 2021

Republic Acquires Seedrs to Expand Its Startup Investing Platform to Europe

Republic, a fintech startup based in New York, has announced the acquisition of crowdfunding company Seedrs in a push to expand to the UK and Europe. The deal, which values Seedrs at about $100 million, will allow Republic to become the first global private investment platform to offer its services in North America and Europe […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 4, 2021

Black Ops Ventures Launches $13M Seed Fund to Help Black Tech Founders Get Their Startups off the Ground

Black Ops Ventures, a venture capital fund managed and led by an all-black team of founders, has closed its first fund with a total investment of $13 million to help black founders succeed. The fund has the support of partners Heather Hiles, James Norman, and Sean Green, all of who have helped black tech entrepreneurs […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 4, 2021

Curie Therapeutics Raises $75M to Change Cancer Care Forever

Curie Therapeutics, a biotechnology startup based in Boston, has raised $75 million in Series A funding to develop precision radiopharmaceuticals that change how solid tumors are dealt with by medical professionals. The funding round saw the participation of RA Capital Management, Atlas Venture, and Access Biotechnology, the three firms that incubated Curie Therapeutics. The capital […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 4, 2021

Delos Raises $5.3M to Help California Homeowners Insure Against Wildfires

Delos, a San Francisco-based insurtech startup, has raised $5.3 million in seed funding to harvest cutting-edge technology to provide insurance protection to homeowners in wildfire risk areas. The funding round was led by IA Capital, with participation from Avanta Ventures, and Red Dog Capital. A group of strategic investors led by insurance executive Jonathan Crystal […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 4, 2021

Procurated Raises $10M to Bring Supplier Peer Reviews to the Public Sector

Procurated, a procurement startup based in Washington, has secured $10 million in seed funding to change how supplier selection is done in the public and private sectors. The funding round was led by Greycoft with participation from Tribeca Venture Partners, TDF Ventures, and Limerick Hill. This brings the total funding raised by Procurated to $12.5 […]

Marshal Sterio
on December 3, 2021

COVID Normalcy Depends on Improving Indoor Air Quality

2022 will mark the third year that the world must deal with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. With its rising death toll and massive impact on human behavior and the world economy, COVID has changed the way we live, including how we work, play, socialize, shop, and travel. And while much of the world population has […]

Top Fintech to Watch
Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 3, 2021

Top 24 Fintech Firms to Watch in 2022

In the last several years, the fintech industry has exploded, particularly during the pandemic. This exponential growth can be attributed to a variety of factors such as greater automation needs from both companies and consumers, remote work demands during the pandemic and digital transformation. Even governments have taken note of the success of the fintech […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 2, 2021

WAX Partners with Sony Pictures and AMC to Bring Exclusive “Spider-man: No Way Home” NFT Promotion

Wax, one of the leading NFT blockchains, has been chosen by Sony Pictures and AMC theatres as the official blockchain for their “Spider-Man: No Way Home” NFT Promotion. The NFT promotion will mark a major milestone for the industry as it is the first of its kind to be run between a studio and a […]

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Elizabeth Walker Elizabeth Walker has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 2, 2021

How Niche Social Media Platforms Like Stage 32 Are Creating Digital Safe Havens

The creative sector took a hard hit during the pandemic. Most of the industry was shut down, and for many, it was as if the world had stopped. This presented a stark juxtaposition to what was happening at home, as people streamed movies and consumed content at a record pace. Inevitably, during this prolonged period […]