• The CEO of a startup that raised $25 million hopes people eventually think of his personal-finance app like a washing machine

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Entrepreneur Jason Brown wants people to think of his personal-finance app Tally like a washing machine
    Most people don't think about how much time and stress washing machines save them.
    Brown's endgame is for Tally is "a world where all of your financial decisions and financial work will be done invisibly."
    If entrepreneur Jason Brown had his way, people would think of his technology like they do washing machines.
    That is to say, they would barely think of it at all.
    Brown is the cofounder and CEO of Tally , a personal-finance app that uses an innovative method to reduce credit-card debt...
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  • The cofounder who raised $8.5 million for his media startup Blavity says he knows what he has to do next, and he's ‘terrified'

    The cofounder who raised $8.5 million for his media startup Blavity says he knows what he has to do next, and he's ‘terrified'

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Blavity cofounder Aaron Samuels said it took two years for the digital media company to get funding. Now the LA-based media startup has raised $8.5 million.
    Samuels said the challenge he faces now is keeping the company authentic as it grows.
    He spoke about the startup's next stage at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in New York.
    Blavity, an LA-based media startup centered around black millennials, has become something of a phenomenon. Against the odds, it's raised $8.5 million, a rarity for an early stage, minority-run digital media company. Despite that early success, cofounder and...
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  • Alto raises $50 million to grow its online pharmacy across the U.S

    Alto raises $50 million to grow its online pharmacy across the U.S

    11 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Online pharmacy Alto has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding from Greenoaks Capital, Zola Capital, and Jackson Square Ventures.
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  • A startup that could be Amazon's next takeover target just raised $50 million to help people manage their prescriptions

    A startup that could be Amazon's next takeover target just raised $50 million to help people manage their prescriptions

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Alto Pharmacy, a pharmacy that delivers medications in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Orange County, just raised $50 million to expand its reach.
    The funding comes from investors including Greenoaks Capital, Zola Capital and Jackson Square Ventures.
    The plan is to use it to expand Alto's geographical presence, as well as go deeper into caring for particular conditions such as HIV.
    A pharmacy that wants to deliver prescription drugs and help manage chronic diseases just raised an additional $50 million.
    San Francisco-based Alto Pharmacy said Wednesday that it had raised the funding from...
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