Glamsquad is part of the growing trend of startups that operate in the ‘connection economy’. Other startups that fall into this category include Uber, goCatch, Airtasker, Sidekicker, Road Angels and SuitBids, to name just a few.
Yesterday, the news was confirmed and broke by Fairfax. goCatch had indeed closed a $4.5 million round of funding, although a press release distributed last night said the capital raise was sitting at $5 million.
Rewardle raised $4 million through an oversubscribed Initial Public Offering; and at closing price, trades with a market capitalisation of more than $30 million.
It would be quite easy as a fellow startup to roll your eyes at even “more” ground-breaking news about Canva. The fact is, when you have as much traction as they do in a particular industry, press coverage is warranted.
Venture Technology firm BlueChilli announced today that two of it’s investments Token One and Geepers have secured over $650,000 in angel funding.
New venture MakeLoveNotPorn.com is an interesting new startup with a social mission to educate specifically the younger generations from late teens to mid-twenties about the realities of sex and the fact that porn is in fact not reality.
Furniture startup Sofia have just announced a 1 million dollar funding round this week as they prepare to disrupt the luxury furniture market with their designer offerings. Brothers Jack Teoh and Steve Davis collaborated to bring the idea to life with a little help from their beloved terrier sofia [pictured].