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Stockeld Dreamery loves cheese so much that it raised $20M to make it out of legumes – TechCrunch

Cheese is one of those foods that when you like it, you actually love it. It’s also one of the most difficult foods to make from something other than milk. Stockeld...

Anima, a no-code tool that turns designs into code, raises $10 million Series A – TechCrunch

Anima, the YC-backed platform that turns designs into code, has today announced the close of a $10 million Series A financing. The round was led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from...

How can I present a strong O-1A or EB-1A application? – TechCrunch

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She...

Cajoo raises $40 million for its instant grocery delivery service – TechCrunch

French startup Cajoo is raising some money in order to compete more aggressively in the new and highly competitive category of food delivery companies. Interestingly, the lead investor in today’s funding...

Humane, a stealthy hardware and software startup co-founded by an ex-Apple designer and engineer, raises $100M – TechCrunch

A stealthy startup co-founded by a former senior designer from Apple and one of its ex-senior software engineers has picked up a significant round of funding to build out its business....

Flat.mx raises $20M from VCs, proptech unicorn founders to fix Mexico’s ‘broken’ real estate market – TechCrunch

Flat.mx, which wants to build a real estate “super app” for Latin America, has closed on a $20 million Series A round of funding. Anthemis and 500 Startups co-led the investment, which...

Insurify, a ‘virtual insurance agent,’ raises $100M Series B – TechCrunch

How many of us have not switched insurance carriers because we don’t want to deal with the hassle of comparison shopping? A lot, I’d bet. Today, Insurify, a startup that wants to help...

Sphere raises $2M to help employees lobby for green 401(k) plans – TechCrunch

In the United States, a 401(k) plan is an employer-sponsored defined-contribution pension account. However, with legacy institutional investing, most of these have at least some level of fossil fuel involvement, and,...

Berlin Brands Group, now valued at $1B+, raises $700M to buy and scale merchants that sell on marketplaces like Amazon – TechCrunch

Berlin Brands Group (BBG) — one of the new wave of e-commerce startups hoping to build lucrative economies of scale around buying up smaller brands that sell on marketplaces like Amazon...

Subscription-based Bright Cellars lands more funding to personalize its wines – TechCrunch

Bright Cellars, a six-year-old subscription-based wine seller has, like many upstarts, evolved over time. While it once sent its club members third-party wines that fit their particular profiles, Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based Bright...

3 tips to align your values with your startup’s culture – TechCrunch

Mark McClain is the founder and CEO of SailPoint, the leader in cloud enterprise security. You’ve heard the phrase “leading by example,” but what about “leading with values”? I’ve always led by...

Fire up CrunchMatch today and start networking with TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 attendees – TechCrunch

You read that right, folks. CrunchMatch, our AI-powered platform that simplifies finding and connecting with the people on your must-meet list, is now open for business. TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 takes place...

Virtual events startups have high hopes for after the pandemic – TechCrunch

Few people thought of virtual events before the pandemic struck, but this format has fulfilled a unique and important need for companies and organizations large and small during the pandemic. But...

Blueprint raises $16M Series B to grow its title-focused insurtech business – TechCrunch

Blueprint Title, an insurtech startup working in the title insurance space, announced this morning that it closed a $16 million Series B. The new round was led by Forté Ventures. The...

Goodcall picks up $4M, Yelp partnership to answer merchant inbound calls – TechCrunch

Even without staffing shortages, local merchants have difficulty answering calls while all hands are busy, and Goodcall wants to alleviate some of that burden from America’s 30 million small businesses. Goodcall’s free...

Forum Brands secures $100M in debt financing to acquire more e-commerce brands – TechCrunch

Forum Brands, an e-commerce acquisition platform, announced today that it has secured $100 million in debt funding from TriplePoint Capital. The financing comes just just over two months after the startup raised...

What Amplitude’s choice to direct list says about its products, growth and value – TechCrunch

Amplitude is going public in a direct listing that will see its shares trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “AMPL.” The company first announced its intention to direct list...

6 Ways To Get From Linear Thinking To Real Innovation

Every entrepreneur and every business I meet in my consulting and mentoring role has great intentions of bringing real innovation to the market, yet I find that most ideas are merely...

Skit raises $23M Series B round led by WestBridge Capital to accelerate its growth – TechCrunch

“Traditional voice-based call center service is difficult and costly. This is where artificial intelligence and voice technology have presented an opportunity for enterprises to overcome the challenges of scale and engagement...

Fundraising for your startup? We’ve got you covered at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 – TechCrunch

Fundraising is a huge part of building a successful startup, and whether you’re looking for information about the latest trends, alternative funding or how to fine-tune your pitch to attract investors,...

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