• This martech company just raised $200 million - here's the deck it uses to nab clients like Lululemon and Western Union

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Quantum Metric, a technology platform that helps companies design and manage their digital products, has raised a $200 million funding round at a valuation north of $1 billion, the company said on Thursday.
    Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 5-year-old Quantum Metric splices together analytics from different divisions across an organization to help them manage their apps, websites and other customer-facing digital products. Its clients include Lululemon, Carhartt and IHG.
    When the coronavirus pandemic hit and sent people into lockdown, retailers had to quickly...
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  • E-commerce optimization startup Tradeswell raises $15.5M

    E-commerce optimization startup Tradeswell raises $15.5M

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    After launching in October, Tradeswell is announcing today that it has raised $15.5 million in Series A funding.
    Co-founder and CEO Paul Palmieri previously led digital ad company Millennial Media (now owned by TechCrunch's parent company Verizon Media), and he said the e-commerce market today is similar to the online ad market when he was leading Millennial - ready for more optimization and automation.
    Tradeswell focuses on six components of e-commerce businesses - marketing, retail, inventory, logistics, forecasting, lifetime value and financials - with the key goal of allowing those...
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  • Iziwork raises $43 million for its temporary work platform

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    French startup Iziwork has raised a $43 million funding round. Cathay Innovation and Bpifrance's Large Venture fund are participating in this funding round. The company has been building a platform focused on improving temporary employment.
    While it's a relatively large funding round, the startup is quite young. It was founded in September 2018 and it has raised $68 million overall.
    Iziwork manages a marketplace of temporary work. 2,000 companies are using the platform in France and Italy. 800,000 candidates have used the app to access job opportunities. You can consider it as a...
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  • Membership-based flexible leasing startup Landing raises $100M

    9 days ago - By Inman

    Since launching in late 2019, the company has raised $180 million in funding and has expanded to a total of 75 U.S. cities.
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  • Gainful raises $7.5M for personalized sports nutrition

    Gainful raises $7.5M for personalized sports nutrition

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Gainful , a startup offering personalized subscriptions to protein powders and hydration products, is announcing that it has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding.
    COO Eric Wu, who founded the company with CTO Jahaan Ansari, told me that Gainful began with his own experience experimenting different protein powders and eventually the combination that worked best for his goals and dietary needs.
    “In my personal experience, trying to find a protein powder can be a very overwhelming experience,” Wu told me. “There are a million ingredients, and you just want somebody to talk to who can cut...
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  • Gainful Raises $7.5 Million In Series A Funding To Expand Personalized Sports Nutrition Business

    9 days ago - By Forbes

    Personalized sports nutrition company Gainful has raised $7.5 million in series A funding after seeing its revenues more than double over the past year.
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