• Glasswing Ventures raises $112 million for AI-focused fund

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Boston, Massachusetts, announced that it has raised a $112 million fund for an AI-focused fund it claims is the largest of its kind on the East Coast. The capital - which was raised over the course of 18 months from a mix of pension funds, family offices, and foundation and univ...
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  • Japanese startup Paidy raises $55M Series C to let people shop online without a credit card

    Japanese startup Paidy raises $55M Series C to let people shop online without a credit card

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Paidy , a fintech startup that enables Japanese consumers to shop online without using a credit card, announced today that it has raised a $55 million Series C. The round was led by Japanese trade conglomerate Itochu Corporation, with participation from Goldman Sachs.
    The Tokyo-based startup says this brings its total funding so far to $80 million, including a $15 million Series B announced two years ago. One notable fact about Paidy's funding is that it's raised a sizable amount for Japanese startup, especially one with non-Japanese founders (its CEO and co-founder is Canadian and Goldman...
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  • Accolade, with 500 employees in Plymouth Meeting, seeks to boldly cut health costs for big companies

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    Accolade - which is backed by $200 million in venture funds, and with 500 of its 850 employees in Plymouth Meeting - seeks to cut the corporate health-care costs that Warren Buffett says are "tapeworm" eating away at private industry's profits.
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  • Goodwall gets $10.8M to expand its ‘LinkedIn for students'

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Goodwall , a US-focused student and graduate professional network which aims to connect young people with college and employment opportunities, has closed a $10.8 million Series A funding raise.
    The round was led by Randstad Innovation Fund , a strategic corporate VC fund that focuses on recruitment, and Swiss private equity firm Manixer. Additional investors include Francis Clivaz, Zurich Cantonal Bank and Verve Capital Partners.
    The 2014 founded startup says it will be using the new funding to grow the professional network, which has a core demographic of 14-24 year-olds, and more than...
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  • Spring Health raises $6M to help employees get access to personalized mental health treatment

    Spring Health raises $6M to help employees get access to personalized mental health treatment

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    In recent months, we've seen more and more funding flowing into tools for mental wellness - whether that's AI-driven tools to help patients find help to meditation apps - and it seems like that trend is starting to pick up even more steam as smaller companies are grabbing the attention of investors.
    There's another one picking up funding today in Spring Health , a platform for smaller companies to help their employees get more access to mental health treatment. The startup looks to give employers get access to a simple, effective way to start offering that treatment for their employees in...
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  • Spring Health raises $6 million to expand predictive AI for mental health care

    Spring Health raises $6 million to expand predictive AI for mental health care

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Online mental health company Spring Health today announced it has raised $6 million to grow its team and expand coverage beyond New York and California for its predictive AI service meant to match users with a mental health treatment plan. Spring Health gets its intelligence from initial trials, as well as ongoing data collected from users of the p...
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