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Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine
Peter Salib
on September 16, 2021

Show & Tell: Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine Serves Up Top Notch Drinks

**This article about the Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine is co-authored by Hannah Buczek of Bold TV. Welcome back to Show and Tell, where I unbox sweet tech for every area of your life. Were you upset when some some of your favorite bars shut down? It was a booming business: The New York Times reported that […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

Fintech Startup Neo Financial Closes $64 mln Series B Funding Round

Neo Financial, a Calgary-based Fintech startup, has closed a $64 million Series B funding round to revolutionize how people use their money. The round was led by Valar Ventures, who also led the Series B round, and counted with participation from Greenoaks Capital, Altos Ventures, Breyer Capital, Golden Ventures, Afore Capital, Inovia Capital, Thomvest, and […]

eCommerce
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

eCommerce Startup Constructor Closes $55 mln Series A Funding Round

Contructor, a San Francisco-based eCommerce Startup, has closed a $55 million Series A funding round to revolutionize product discovery. The funding round was led by Silversmith Capital Partners, bringing the total funding raised by the startup to $61 million. Other investors who participated include David Fraga, former President of InVision; Kevin Weil, former Head of […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

Fintech Startup Xendit Raises $150 mln in Series C Funding

Fintech startup Xendit has raised $150 million via a Series C funding round to expand its digital payment infrastructure. The round, which was led by Tiger Global Management, brings the total funding raised by the startup to $238 million. Existing investors including Accel, Amasia, and Justin Kan’s Goat Capital also participated in this round. Alex […]

hackathon
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

Blockchain Startup TAIKAI Raises €2 mln in Seed Funding

TAIKAI, a blockchain startup based in Portugal, has raised €2 Million in seed funding to grow its Telos-based Hackathon management platform. The Germany-based firmFinLab EOS VC Fund led the round, which counted with participation from existing investor Bright Pixel and new investor Portugal Ventures. The new funding will support the startup’s plans to expand its […]

Planner 5D free educational version, teaching art, design, engineering
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

Planner 5D Launches a Free Educational Version to Help Schools Teach Art, Architecture, and Engineering

Modern education brings with it an interesting dilemma. The focus on measurable academic studies at a government and regulatory body level means schools have little incentive to teach soft skills, art, design, and other creative topics. Yet, being imaginative gets us noticed in the sea of social media, with personal branding, composition, creativity, and more […]

Thorstarter, anonymous funding platform
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Thorstarter is an anonymous funding platform for blockchain startups, including Skyrim Finance and more

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies: conceived as a decentralized solution to all the world’s problems, it is fair to say there’s a fly in the ointment. The bigger, popular, and more mainstream crypto becomes, the more centralized the currencies become. Regulations and rules are being created and implemented every day. Almost every platform must have a know […]

commercial real estate
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

ESG Analytics Startup Measurabl Closes $50 mln Series C Funding Round

Measurabl, a California-based environmental, social, governance (ESG) analytics startup, has closed a $50 million Series C funding round to expand its data management solutions for commercial real estate. The funding round was led by Energy Impact Partners and counted with participation from LPC Ventures, Starwood Capital, S&P Global, Sway Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Constellation Technology Ventures, […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Would you Watch Movies for Reward Points?

Andrea Iervolino began making movies as a teenager. Unabashed and fearless, he emphasizes that his first foray as an entrepreneur was as a tech founder. At that age, the rest of us mere mortals were considering paper routes or babysitting. He launched a website development company at age 13. Prophetically, he named it, “We Are […]

Loans
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Loan Servicing Startup Peach Closes $20 mln Series A Round

Peach Finance, a loan servicing startup based in California, has closed a $20 million Series A funding round to expand its loan management platform. The funding round was led by Canapi Ventures, counting with participation from existing and new investors like SciFi VC, Caffeinated Capital, Nyca Partners, and Moore Specialty Credit. The round brings the […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Biopharma Startup Alebund Pharmaceuticals Secures $54.5 mln in Series B+ Funding

Alebund Pharmaceuticals, a biopharma startup based in Shanghai, has raised $54.5 million in Series B+ funding to develop novel treatments for kidney-related diseases. The funding round was led by 3H Health Investment, Loyal Valley Capital, and Morningside Ventures. Other firms like YuanBio Venture Capital, Octagon Capital, Verition Fund Management, and HT Capital also participated. Dr. […]

development
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Tech Startup Copado Raises $140 mln in Series C Funding

Copado, a tech startup based in Chicago, has raised $140 million in Series C funding to expand its DevOps platform to power the largest digital transformations Insight Partners led the round with new investors Declaration Partners, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, and DG Ventures. Existing investors Salesforce Ventures, Perpetual Investors, ISAI Cap Venture, and Lead Edge […]