Jai Kisan, a fintech startup aimed at rural India, raises $30 million – TechCrunch

Jai Kisan, a fintech startup aimed at rural India, raises $30 million – TechCrunch

Jai Kisan, an Indian startup trying to bring financial services to rural India, where commercial banks have single-digit penetration, said Monday it had raised $ 30 million in a new …

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Funeral planning idea wins $25k top prize at UW student startup competition

Funeral planning idea wins $25k top prize at UW student startup competition

The University of Washington AfterLife Listings team during a virtual presentation. Clockwise from top left: Co-Founder Clara Kobashigawa, Co-Founder Aidan Shev, and UX Specialist Brendan Tran. (UW photo) A team …

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6 investors and founders forecast hockey-stick growth for Edinburgh’s startup scene – TechCrunch

6 investors and founders forecast hockey-stick growth for Edinburgh’s startup scene – TechCrunch

Schottland zieht langsam aber sicher die Aufmerksamkeit im Startup-Bereich Großbritanniens auf sich. Im Jahr 2020 haben schottische Startups laut Tech Nation zusammen 345 Millionen Pfund gesammelt und mit fast 2.500 …

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E-commerce startup Little Birdie lands $30M AUD pre-launch funding from Australia’s largest bank – TechCrunch

E-commerce startup Little Birdie lands $30M AUD pre-launch funding from Australia’s largest bank – TechCrunch

Angus Sullivan, Group Executive, Commonwealth Bank; and Jon Beros, Co-Founder and CEO of Little Birdie Melbourne-based Little Birdie, an e-commerce startup aiming to become the “new home page for online …

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Styra, the startup behind Open Policy Agent, nabs $40M to expand its cloud-native authorization tools – TechCrunch

Styra, the startup behind Open Policy Agent, nabs $40M to expand its cloud-native authorization tools – TechCrunch

As cloud-native apps become more and more central to how businesses function, a startup founded by the developers of a popular open-source authorization management tool for cloud-native application environments is …

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‘Pandemic puppies’ help fuel Rover’s comeback as pet-sitting startup preps to go public via SPAC

‘Pandemic puppies’ help fuel Rover’s comeback as pet-sitting startup preps to go public via SPAC

Inside Rover’s HQ in Seattle. (Rover Photo) Pet adoption rates have surged amid the pandemic, and pet spending accelerated last year. Those are a few of the tailwinds driving optimism …

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Seattle startup TwinStrand raises $50M to expand tech that identifies rare genetic mutants

Seattle startup TwinStrand raises $50M to expand tech that identifies rare genetic mutants

Jesse Salk, CEO and Co-Founder of TwinStrand Biosciences. (TwinStrand photo) New financing: Gene sequencing startup TwinStrand Biosciences raised $ 50 million in a Series B round led by Section 32, …

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Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories

Seattle startup Modica turns shipping containers into software-driven microfactories

Seattle-based Modica builds interconnected systems for microfabrication and houses everything in shipping containers. (Modica picture) As you watch stacks of shipping containers come and go from the Seattle waterfront, you …

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