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business-standard.com February 17, 2020

Iim-a Placements: Participation Of Pe/vc, Asset Management Firms Up By 80% | Business Standard News

In all, 153 firms participated with 182 different roles for the 2020 batch, with McKinsey & Co and BCG leading the pack with 27 and 23 offers, including PPOs.
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 48 minutes ago

Unqork Finalizes $131M Series B Funding Round To Accelerate Go-to-market And Global Expansion

The round, led by CapitalG, and joined by Goldman Sachs, and funds and accounts under management by subsidiaries of BlackRock, Inc., will further propel Unqork's rapid growth and expanding customer engagements that include Liberty Mutual, HSBC, John Hancock, Pacific Life, and Maimonides Medical Center NEW YORK, February 26, 2020-- Unqork, the leading no-code application platform for the enterprise, today announced it has closed $51 million in additional growth funding for its Series B round from existing investor Goldman Sachs, along with new investors Aquiline Technology Growth and World Innovation Lab (WiL).
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Bluenalu Secures $20M In Series A Financing

Leading company in cell-based seafood receives funding from five strategic investors, including Griffith Foods, Nutreco, Pulmuone, Rich Product Ventures, and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas SAN DIEGO, February 26, 2020-- BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, today announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding. This financing will enable BlueNalu to develop a good manufacturing practices (GMP) pilot production facility in San Diego, expand its world-class team, implement strategic alliances for global operations and distribution, and prepare for its market launch.
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Minute Media Raises $40M In Funding To Enhance Technology Platform And Support Rapid Growth

NEW YORK, February 26, 2020-- Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, today announced it has raised $40 million in venture capital, bringing its total funding to $160 million. This latest round of funding was led by Dawn Capital with participation from existing investors. The new funds will be used to support global expansion and enhancements to its tech publishing platform, further invest in the recently acquired The Players' Tribune athlete-focused content and prepare for future acquisitions.
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Top Web Building Platform Elementor Raises $15M In Funding Led By Lightspeed Venture Partners

The company behind the fastest-growing web design platform also recently announced that they surpassed 4 million websites built with Elementor TEL AVIV, Israel, February 26, 2020-- Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, announced today that they raised $15 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners in their first round of institutional funding. This comes as Elementor's intuitive web building platform continues to rapidly extend its market share, with a significant portion of all WordPress sites built last year using its platform.
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Hasura Announces $9.9M In Series A Funding To Accelerate Product & Data Delivery Using Graphql

The company's technology automatically creates realtime GraphQL APIs, granting customers instant access to their data via secure APIs. SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2020-- Hasura, the San Francisco and Bangalore-based company providing data access and data flow tools and services via GraphQL APIs announced today that it has raised $9.9 million in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures US. The round also saw participation from SAP.iO Fund, the early-stage venture arm of SAP, existing investors Nexus Venture Partners and Strive VC.
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vcaonline.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Roblox Raises $150M In Series G Financing, Led By Andreessen Horowitz

SAN MATEO, Calif., February 26, 2020-- Roblox, a global online platform bringing people together through play, announced today it has raised $150 million in new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz's Late Stage Venture fund and will open a tender offer for up to $350 million of common and preferred shares. The financing comes as Roblox continues to experience significant growth, having recently reached 115 million monthly active users and more than 1.5 billion hours of monthly engagement. The Series G funding will further fuel the company's long-term mission to define a new category of human co-experience.
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asia.nikkei.com 2 hours, 33 minutes ago

Marubeni Enters Taiwan Renewable Energy Market Via Acquisition - Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Marubeni will purchase a Taiwanese renewable energy company that is developing one of the world's largest offshore solar farms, seeing an opportunity in a market trying to wean itself off nuclear power. The Japanese trading house will spend more than 10 billion yen (or over $100 million) for a 100% stake in Chenya Energy as well as its power generation facilities with a total capacity of 270,000 kW. This marks Marubeni's first investment in renewable energy plants on the island.
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businesswire.com 2 hours, 53 minutes ago

Roblox Raises $150M In Series G Financing, Led By Andreessen Horowitz

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roblox, a global online platform bringing people together through play, announced today it has raised $150 million in new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz's Late Stage Venture fund and will open a tender offer for up to $350 million of common and preferred shares. The financing comes as Roblox continues to experience significant growth, having recently reached 115 million monthly active users and more than 1.5 billion hours of monthly engagement. The Series.
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insidephilanthropy.com 3 hours, 3 minutes ago

"humanize The World." Cultivating Empathy Is A Key Goal For This Journalism Funder -- Inside Philanthropy

The Heising-Simons Foundation is among a growing list of funders working to close society's empathy deficit. One of its strategies is backing journalists who seek to provide a deeper understanding of underrepresented groups.
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techcrunch.com 3 hours, 3 minutes ago

Founders Factory Backs Creator Fund, Student-led Vc To Back Eu Student Startups - Techcrunch

It seems like everyone wants student entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur First makes startups out of raw student material, for instance. Most countries want high-skilled students to stick around and make new companies. Only the U.K. likes to charge them a fortune for an education and then kick them out if they don't earn enough. But I digress! [...]
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