The iBuyer startup Opendoor has raised $300 million, bringing its valuation up to $3.8 billion. The latest funding round was led by General Atlantic, a previous investor, and companies including Hawk Equity, SoftBank, Fifth Wall Ventures and GGV Capital took part as well, according to TechCrunch. The firm has now raised $1.3 billion in equity and has about $3 billion in debt financing to buy in properties. Outside agents did land a victory against Opendoor ... [more]
The iBuyer startup Opendoor has raised $300 million, bringing its valuation up to $3.8 billion. The latest funding round was led by General Atlantic, a previous investor, and companies including Hawk Equity, SoftBank, Fifth Wall Ventures and GGV Capital took part as well, according to TechCrunch. The firm has now raised $1.3 billion in equity and has about $3 billion in debt financing to buy in properties. Outside agents did land a victory against Opendoor [...]
A survey found that 62 percent of institutional investors think advances in technology, such as high-frequency trading algorithms and quantitative investment strategies, will make the markets more efficient.
"These surveillance capitalists do not have the ethical foundation to be able to order society as they have presumed to do. Music industry veteran T Bone Burnett has no big love for Big Tech. In a scorching keynote speech this week at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, the Grammy- and Oscar-winning musician/producer spoke out against the growing power of Silicon Valley giants like Google and Facebook while affirming the importance of artists' rights. "Artists create conscience," the O Brother, Where Art Thou? producer said. "The artists are our only hope."Read Full Story.
The more than $69 million raised by B2B startups this week came from across the globe, including Israel, the Netherlands and Singapore, to name a few. Investors targeted the alternative small business lending market, particularly in the trade finance arena, but it was the human resources management and talent retention space that saw the largest [...]
There's robotics news, clinical research companies raising cash, and plenty of early-stage venture capital money moving in the Boston technology world this week. Read on for more: --Via Separations, a startup developing energy-efficient filtration technology, has raised $4.8 million in a Series A funding round. Safar led the round, which saw participation from PRIME Impact [...]
Cymulate's Breach And Attack Simulation (bas) Platform Raises Series A Funding Led By Vertex Ventures And Dell Technologies Capital
Cymulate's Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) Platform Raises Series A Funding Led by Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital New investors Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital lead Series A funding round to expand activities in the US and accelerate R&D RISHON LEZION, Israel, March 13, 2019-- Cymulate, a leading SaaS-based BAS platform, today announced an A funding round of $7.5M led by Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital, the investment arm of Dell Technologies; additional funds came from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE) and Eyal Gruner, who previously led the Seed rounds. The company has now raised $11M total.
Investment activity in Canada's venture capital (VC) market in 2018 largely matched 2017's results in dollar terms, according to a report by the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Asso [...]
TEL AVIV: Israeli human resources technology startup Hibob said on Wednesday it raised US$20 million in an early funding round, bringing its total financing to date to US$45 million. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Eight Roads, Arbor Ventures and Presidio Ventures ...
Bengaluru-and San Jose-based enterprisetech startup -- Whatfix -- which helps in quicker and efficient adoption of any digital software, has... The post Enterprisetech Startup Whatfix Raises $13.2 Mn To Finance Headcount, Tech Expansion appeared first on Inc42 Media.