Another busy week in the startup space has seen music discovery service Pandora acquire TicketFly, Apple acquire artificial intelligence startup Perceptio, and Impossible Foods raise $108 million to create plant-based foods like burgers that still taste like meat. Closer to home, Canva raised a US$15 million Series A and Mad Paws raised AU$1.1 million.
It’s been yet another big week for the global startup space, with News Corp set to acquire Unruly, Snapchat acquiring Looksery, and makeup subscription box service ipsy raising $100 million. Closer to home, ASAP merged with its rival Ketings, and Crowd Mobile is set to acquire Dutch company Track Holdings.
It has been another busy week for the global startup space, with IBM acquiring StrongLoop and Microsoft acquiring cloud security provider Adallom, while Okta raised $75 million and French ridesharing startup BlaBlaCar raised $160 million. Closer to home, WattBlock raised a $500,000 seed round, Stackla raised $3 million, and Better Caring raised a $2.3 million Series B round.
It was another busy week for the global startup scene, with FanDuel acquiring app development startup Kotikan, fresh off closing its $275 million funding round last week, and Australian startups Brosa, Expert360, and Marketplacer all raising funds.
At the end of another busy week, Match Group has added to its stable of dating platforms through its acquisition of PlentyofFish, while fantasy sports startup FanDuel has raised a $275 million Series E round. Closer to home, CargoHound round a $800,000 seed round, while Oneflare raised $3 million.
It’s been another busy week for startups around the world. Locally, Sydney recruitment startup The Search Party acquired JobAdvisor, while in China Uber rival Didi Kuaidi has raised $2 billion.
It’s been a busy week for startups around the world, with PayPal acquiring money transfer provider Xoom and Uber acquiring assets from Bing to boost its mapping capabilities. A number of Australian startups, including GiggedIn and AffinityLive, also raised capital.
It was another busy week for startups around the world, with companies including Spotify and Verizon making acquisitions, and Envoy, Curbside, and Postmates closing investment rounds. Australian startups PromisePay and Beanhunter also raised funds.