LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2021-- Today pearpop, the first marketplace for social collaborations between creators, announced $16M in funding, which includes $10M in Series A financing led by Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and $6M in prior seed financing co-led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures and Slow Ventures, with participation from Atelier Ventures and Chapter One Ventures.
Summary List PlacementThe venture world is infamously tight knit and frustratingly opaque. It runs on connections and "warm intros," meaning some VCs won't even entertain emails from those who don't know the right people. But what if the social dynamics of venture played out for the public to see? What if you could see who VCs were betting big on at any given time? What if you could literally quantify the connections? With crypto startup BitClout, you pretty much can. BitClout launched a month ago and practically broke VC Twitter.
New funding: 2Morrow, a Seattle-area startup that develops digital coaching software to help people reach health goals, has raised $1.5 million. Total funding to date is $2.9 million. Company background: Founded in 2011, 2Morrow works with employers, states, health plans, retailers, providers, and public health organizations that use the its smartphone-based apps to help patients curb smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, and more. It uses an intervention approach known Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). 2Morrow said 2020 was its best year yet as the pandemic spurred demand for digital health services that can be delivered remotely.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoCart, a climate and sustainability-focused e-commerce enablement startup, announced today that it has closed $3M in Seed funding led by Base10 Partners' Chris Zeoli. The round includes participation from Sugar Capital, Brian Sugar's...
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Chou has struggled to raise funding for her tool to help manage harassment on Twitter. Now she's going up against a competitor with far more resources. In January 2021, prominent software engineer Tracy Chou opened up registrations for her company's first product. The service--like the company, called Block Party--is designed to help people who experience harassment online, starting on Twitter but with the ambition to expand to other platforms. By giving users more control over what they see on Twitter, Chou is hoping to solve one of the biggest and most intractable problems with social media.Read Full Story.
OMAHA, Neb., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Workshop, a delightful platform for sharing and finding important internal information, has raised a $3.5 million seed round. The round included a group of prominent Midwest venture funds and angel investors, including Ludlow Ventures, M25, and...
CareerLabs, the Bengaluru-based startup which offers a talent-building and skill development platform for college students and working professionals, has secured...