• Next Insurance raises $83 million to expand its insurance platform for small businesses

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Online insurance platform Next Insurance has raised $83 million in a series B round of funding led by Redpoint Ventures, with participation from insurance giants including Munich Re and Nationwide Insurance, as well as American Express Ventures, Ribbit Capital, TLV Ventures, and Zeev Ventures. Founded out of Palo Alto, California, in 2016, Next Ins...
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  • Next Insurance, an insurtech targeting small businesses, scores $83M Series B led by Redpoint

    Next Insurance, an insurtech targeting small businesses, scores $83M Series B led by Redpoint

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Next Insurance , the Israeli digital insurance startup that helps small businesses get cover, has raised a significant new funding round, adding another $83 million to its balance sheet.
    The Series B round is led by Silicon Valley's Redpoint Ventures, and will be used by the company to continue expanding across the U.S., where it now operates as a full service insurance carrier. It will also increase headcount in both its Israel and U.S. offices.
    Founded in 2016 with the aim of becoming a one-stop insurance shop for micro and small business insurance needs, Next Insurance designs insurance...
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  • Aurora Labs raises $8.4 million to bring its self-healing software to cars

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Aurora Labs, a company that has created predictive tools that will automatically fix problems with software in cars, has raised $8.4 million in a Series A round of financing led by Fraser McCombs Capital.
    Previous investor MizMaa Ventures also joined the round. The Tel Aviv-based company, which just came out of stealth a few months ago, developed
    Aurora Labs plans to use the additional funds it expand its presence beyond its new offices in Munich, Germany and Tel Aviv headquarters. The company has 17 employees and plans to add a handful more by the end of year as well as open sales offices...
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  • Monday.com raises $50M at a $500M valuation led by Stripes for its workplace collaboration tools

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The more that we digitise our interactions with work colleagues, the more we will need tools to help handle that process more smoothly. Today, Monday.com - one of the wave of startups that works in the larger category of workplace collaboration tools - is announcing a significant growth round that speaks to this demand. The company (formerly known as Dapulse when it was founded in Tel Aviv) has raised $50 million that sources close to the company tell me was made at a pre-money valuation of $500 million.
    Monday.com has only raised $84.1 million since 2014, and its big valuation boost is...
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  • Why This Venture Capitalist Raised a $13 Million Fund In an Era of Mega-Funds

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    SC Moatti has access to one of the largest communities of product managers in the world. Now, she has raised more than $13 million for a debut fund to invest in companies building "products that count."
    Moatti sold her last company to Facebook and worked at the tech giant for almost two years as a product leader. Shortly after her departure, she founded venture firm Mighty Capital alongside Products That Count , a community of more than 200,000 product executives.
    Her investment thesis? Use her network of early adopters to invest in product-driven companies. Mighty Capital co-invests with...
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  • Monday.com raises $50 million to build the “next generation” team collaboration tools

    Monday.com raises $50 million to build the “next generation” team collaboration tools

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Monday.com, the team and project management tool formerly known as Dapulse, has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding led by Stripes Group, with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Entrée Capital. Founded out of Tel Aviv in 2012, Monday.com is an all-in-one team communication, planning, and management tool that lets you crea...
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