• India's Meesho, which enables social commerce via WhatsApp, raises $50M

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Meesho , a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, has closed a $50 million investment to grow its business in its Indian homeland ahead of future international expansion.
    This Series C round means that Meesho, which graduated Y Combinator in 2016 , has now raised three funding rounds in the past year. Its $3.4 million Series A came in October 2017 with an $11.5 million Series B closing in June of this year. That's quite the rollercoaster and over the last year, Meesho has seen its top line revenue grow by over 100X so co-founder and CEO Vidit Aatrey told TechCrunch in an interview.
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  • JPMorgan is investing $30 million in Greater Paris over the next 5 years as the first investment of an ambitious $500 million worldwide plan

    JPMorgan is investing $30 million in Greater Paris over the next 5 years as the first investment of an ambitious $500 million worldwide plan

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    JPMorgan Chase is investing $30 million over the next five years in the Greater Paris region of Seine-Saint-Denis.
    The money will be in the form of grants for job training and mentorship.
    It is the first investment of the $500 million global AdvancingCities initiative .
    This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism .
    JPMorgan Chase announced Monday that starting January it will begin a five-year, $30 million dollar investment in Seine-Saint-Denis, a region of France to the northeast of Paris. It's an area marked by high unemployment, crime, and...
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  • JPMorgan is investing $30 million in Greater Paris over the next 5 years as the first investment of an ambitious $500 million worldwide plan

    JPMorgan is investing $30 million in Greater Paris over the next 5 years as the first investment of an ambitious $500 million worldwide plan

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    JPMorgan Chase is investing $30 million over the next five years in the Greater Paris region of Seine-Saint-Denis.
    The money will be in the form of grants for job training and mentorship.
    It is the first investment of the $500 million global AdvancingCities initiative .
    This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism .
    JPMorgan Chase announced Monday that starting January it will begin a five-year, $30 million dollar investment in Seine-Saint-Denis, a region of France to the northeast of Paris. It's an area marked by high unemployment, crime, and...
    Read more ...